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Sacred Rage: The Wrath of Militant Islam

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For a generation, Muslim extremists have targeted Americans in an escalation of terror that culminated in the September 11 attacks. Our shared confusion -- Who are the attackers? Why are we targets? -- is cleared away in a book as dramatic as it is authoritative.
Updated with new chapters on Afghanistan and the the broader Islamic movement, Sacred Rage combines Robin Wrig
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Paperback, 336 pages
Published December 4th 2001 by Touchstone (first published 1985)
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Erik Knutila
Excellent book that covers the reasons behind Militant Islam from a reporter that has spent a good deal of time in the Islamic communities. Helps one understand a good amount of the historical background of Islam and the factions that exist withing that demographic. Updated shortly after 9/11.
Leslie
This was actually easy to read as it flowed and kept my interest focused. I did jump around to read the chapters out of order a bit, but that actually kept me more alert to actively pay attention to what I was reading. And the details on the Taliban and Al Qaeda and bin Laden were compiled and explained well in the text as I feel like I actually learned/retained that information. Even the history on 9/11/2001 and what led to it taught me more about the Middle East. This is definitely the best te ...more
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