Through Our Enemies’ Eyes: Osama bin Laden, Radical Islam, and the Future of America, Revised Edition

Terrorism, Threats

Through Our Enemies’ Eyes: Osama bin Laden, Radical Islam, and the Future of America, Revised Edition

This seminal work on modern terrorism is the one book to read in order to truly understand the reasons why radical Muslims such as Osama bin Laden and his followers have declared war on America and the West. In order to win the war against terrorism, argues Michael Scheuer, former head of the CIA’s Bin Laden Unit, we must first stop dismissing militant Muslims as “extremists” or “religious fanatics.” Formulating a successful military strategy requires that we see the enemy as they perceive themselve—highly trained and motivated soldiers who believe their cause is righteous.

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Imperial Hubris: Why the West Is Losing the War on Terror

State War, Threats

Imperial Hubris: Why the West Is Losing the War on Terror

Though U.S. leaders try to convince the world of their success in fighting al Qaeda, one member of the U.S. intelligence community would like to inform the public that we are, in fact, losing the war on terror. Further, until U.S. leaders recognize the errant path they have irresponsibly chosen, he says, our enemies will only grow stronger.

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