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In Their Own Words: Voices of Jihad: Compilation and Commentary
by David Aaron
Presents actual statements and writings of jihadis expressing their views on various subjects relevant to their cause, with introductory and contextual material that provides the background and origins of what they are saying.
Paperback, 335 pages
Published October 6th 2008 by RAND Corporation
(first published August 23rd 2001)
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In Their Own Words: Voices of Jihad (Rand, 978-0-8330-4402-0) carries the heavy endorsements of Bob Woodward, Zbigniew Brzezinski, and John Esposito on the back cover. Compiled by Rand’s director of Middle East Public Policy, David Aaron, the book provides a wide variety of views, stories, and justifications by individuals who promote terrorism in the name of Islam. “We have not attempted to present a balanced collection of Muslim views in this book,” Aaron writes in the Note on Sources. ...more
Rabbi David Aaron is the founder and dean of the Isralight Institute, an international organization with centers in Israel and the United States. He travels throughout the world lecturing and leading retreats. Spiritual mentor to many, including several celebrities, Aaron is also the author of Endless Light. He lives in the Old City of Jerusalem with his wife and their seven children.More about David Aaron...