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Knowing the Enemy

Jihadist Ideology And the War on Terror

by Mary R. Habeck

Hardcover, 243 pages, Yale Univ Pr, List Price: $28 |

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Knowing the Enemy
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Jihadist Ideology And the War on Terror
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Mary R. Habeck

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A penetrating look into the inner logic of al-Qa'ida and like-minded extremist groups by which they justify September 11 and other terrorist attacks includes specific ideologies of jihadism, a new movement that allows members to call for the destruction of democracy and to murder innocent men, women, and children.