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The Rise and Fall of Al-Qaeda Hardcover – 22 Sep 2011

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  • Hardcover: 272 pages
  • Publisher: OUP USA (22 Sept. 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0199790655
  • ISBN-13: 978-0199790654
  • Product Dimensions: 21.8 x 2.3 x 14.7 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars 4 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 774,487 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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... a masterly and trenchant account of the origins of al Qaeda and its decline after 9/11. (Foreign Affairs)

Worth reading (The Economist)

About the Author

Fawaz A. Gerges is Professor of Middle Eastern Politics and International Relations at the London School of Economics. His books include Journey of the Jihadist and The Far Enemy: Why Jihad Went Global.

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