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Bergen, Peter L., 1962-
The longest war : the enduring conflict between America and al-Qaeda / Peter L. Bergen
Alternate Title Enduring conflict between America and al-Qaeda
1st Free Press hbk. ed
New York : Free Press, c2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  HV6432 .B46 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) War on Terrorism, 2001-2009
Terrorism -- United States -- Prevention
Terrorism -- Prevention
Iraq War, 2003-2011
Subject Qaida (Organization)
Physical Description xx, 473 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. , maps ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [437]-452) and index
Contents Holy Tuesday -- Explaining Bin Laden and 9/11 -- Blinking red -- Kicking ass -- The great escape -- The destruction of the base -- The gloves came off -- Home front: the first Bush term -- The war of error -- Almost losing the war the United States thought it had won -- Al-Qaeda 2.0 -- Al-Qaeda's quixotic quest for weapons of mass destruction -- United States of Jihad -- Pakistan: the new base -- The fall of al-Qaeda in Iraq and the rise of an Iraqi state -- The Jihad within -- The end of the "war on terror"? -- Obama's war -- The long hunt
Summary New York Times bestselling author Peter Bergen's definitive account of al Qaeda's evolution since 9/11 and the U.S. government's responses

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