The Bin Laden connection, and the terror factor in Africa

the history of terrorism in the world with special focus on Africa by Kinfe Abraham.

Publisher: jointly published by the Ethiopia International Institute for Peace and Development and Horn of Africa Democracy and Development International Lobby in [Addis Ababa]

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 523-539) and index.

StatementKinfe Abraham.
The Physical Object
Pagination545 p. ;
Number of Pages545
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23680031M
ISBN 100325498776
ISBN 109780325498775
LC Control Number2009349860

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In his revealing and timely new book, “Anatomy of Terror,” the former F.B.I. special agent Ali Soufan compares Al Qaeda and its vicious spinoff, the Islamic State, to the Hydra from Greek. Bin Laden's British connection dates back to the early s, when he founded a London-based group, the Advisory and Reform Committee, that distributed literature against the Saudi regime.

Coordinates Osama bin Laden, the founder and former leader of al-Qaeda, went into hiding following the start of the War in Afghanistan in order to avoid capture by the United States and/or its allies for his role in the Septem attacks, and having been on the FBI Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list since After evading capture at the Battle of Tora Bora in Decemberhis.

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Ali Soufan, a former FBI counterterrorism agent who identified the 9/11 hijackers, felt both joy and worry the night Osama bin Laden was killed. He worried that the U.S. didn't have a strategy to. "Bin Laden was a symbol and an illustration of a mind-set and an ideology that lives on," Abdullah said.

Terrorism experts and sociologists have long. More than nine in 10 say the neutralization of bin Laden would be just one step in a long campaign against terrorism.

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The evidence will embrace new information gathered by law enforcement and intelligence agents on the Sept. 11 attacks, as well as material used in. With Bin Laden gone, what becomes of the militant groups in Africa he has inspired.

Al-Qaeda-linked groups have claimed responsibility for deadly attacks in. The death of Osama bin Laden on May 2, gave rise to various conspiracy theories, hoaxes, and rumors. These include the ideas that bin Laden had been dead for years, or is still alive.

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