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By Norman Cigar,Julian Lewis

ISBN-10: 1597972525

ISBN-13: 9781597972529

ISBN-10: 1597972533

ISBN-13: 9781597972536

Osama bin Laden’s phrases hold loads of weight within the West. whilst he speaks, or allegedly speaks, we pay attention. yet what concerning the phrases of different key leaders within the Al-Qa'ida terrorist community? we will how to behavior the warfare on terrorism extra effectively once we learn their very own manuals, written for his or her fans. yet few american citizens, regardless of their services in intelligence or defense, comprehend Arabic.

Fortunately Norman Cigar is fluent, and the following he provides the 1st English translation of Abd al-Aziz al-Muqrin’s “A functional direction for Guerrilla War.” Saudi defense forces killed Al-Muqrin, Al-Qa'ida’s chief within the Arabian Peninsula, in June 2004. released posthumously, his Arabic-language guide offers a window into Al-Qaida’s strategic pondering and into how those terrorists function. Accompanying the text’s translation is fabric on al-Muqrin’s existence and Cigar’s cogent and precise research of the foremost principles within the jihadist’s doctrine and the result of Al-Qa'ida’s insurgency efforts at the Arabian Peninsula.

This vital paintings offers a chief resource for college students within the specialist army schooling method who are looking to learn various army thinkers and enhance insights into all warfighting philosophies, specially these emanating from non-Western resources. teachers, imagine tank analysts, and govt officers within the usa and out of the country also will locate the paintings proper to their very own paintings on Al-Qa'ida and insurgency concept. With a foreword by means of Julian Lewis, MP, the Shadow Defence Minister for excellent Britain.

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