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Inside the Jihad by Omar Nasiri
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Jul 06, 2010

it was amazing
Read on July 06, 2010

** spoiler alert ** Very insightful and frontline view into the history and future of the "jihad" (as the West refers to it) and the many viewpoints and flavors this term evokes. Central to his story was a constant thread: ignorance seems to rule the West while justice seems to motivate the East. While I am in agreement with Omar's views about the "killing of innocents" in the "jihad" and that the West historically occupies and exploits other countries which, in turn, creates "terrorism", I do not agree with the "purity" of the movement noting the immense and ubiquitous amounts of corruption. With books like these it becomes painfully apparent how the agendas of our leaders are superimposed on the will of the people who elect them. Further, it was astounding to me to read how completely inept the "intelligence" agencies involved with combating terrorism truly were and possibly still are.

Top this off with the fact that this invaluable asset in this war was thrown to the wolves, abandoned and dishonored to the point where his only option was to write a book, risk his life in the process, to be a human again. Shame on the West and shame on America, Europe and other nations that support puppet governments, occupation and genocide in the name of "democracy, peace and freedom." WHAT A JOKE!

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message 1: by Taklimakan (new)

Taklimakan I want to read,but the book is not available in this country,I wonder would someone help me to get a ebook。

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