Al Qaeda and What It Means to be Modern
Faber & Faber, 12. feb. 2015 - 176 síđur
'The suicide warriors who attacked Washington and New York on September 11th, 2001, did more than kill thousands of civilians and demolish the World Trade Center. They destroyed the West's ruling myth.'
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LibraryThing ReviewUmsögn notanda - horacewimsey - LibraryThing
Read this for an undergraduate political science class. A very good read. Short and to the point, this book gets to the bottom of the situation really quickly and lets us know that we're dealing with a different people here and one that we're not likely to sway quickly if at all. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUmsögn notanda - jguy7500 - LibraryThing
An interesting read, showing how Al Qaeda is a product of the modern world. It also goes into the history of "modern", and how the ideas behind the modern, Western, world evolved. That makes for a ... Read full review