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The longest war : the enduring conflict between America and al-Qaeda

by Bergen, Peter L., 1962-

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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. Full description


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Table of Contents:
  • Holy tuesday
  • Explaining Bin Laden and 9/11
  • The system was blinking red
  • Kicking ass
  • The great escape
  • The home front
  • The gloves came off
  • Building the case for war with Iraq
  • 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
  • The new base
  • The long hunt
  • 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.