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Insurgent Iraq: Al Zarqawi and the New Generation
An unparalleled look into the Iraqi insurgency and the multitude of forces that continue to shape it, Insurgent Iraq: Al-Zarqawi and the New Generation presents a chilling account of the regrouping of terror networks, and the development of an Iraqi resistance since the invasion by coalition forces over two years ago. One of the world’s leading specialists on terrorism, ec ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published November 1st 2005 by Seven Stories Press
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A fascinating account of Abu al Zarqawi, and how he is mythologized in the west as leader of "Al Qaeda in Iraq." Details the life of the terrorist as a criminal and thug, and later as a mujahid. Discusses his tenuous relationship with Zawahari and Al Qaeda organization, as well as the rise and fall of his own organization Jama'at al-Tawhid wal-Jihad, which would eventually become ISIS.
Loretta Napoleoni is the bestselling author of Maonomics, Rogue Economics, Terror Incorporated and Insurgent Iraq. She is an expert on terrorist financing and money laundering, and advises several governments and international organizations on counter-terrorism and money laundering. As Chairman of the countering terrorism financing group for the Club de Madrid, Napoleoni brought heads of state fro ...moreMore about Loretta Napoleoni...