Inside Al-Shabaab: The Secret History of Al-Qaeda'S Most Powerful Ally download free [PDF and Ebook] by Harun Maruf

Inside Al-Shabaab: The Secret History of Al-Qaeda'S Most Powerful Ally download free [PDF and Ebook] by Harun Maruf year 2018
  • Book name: Inside Al-Shabaab: The Secret History of Al-Qaeda'S Most Powerful Ally
  • Author: Harun Maruf
  • Release date: 2018/4/1
  • Publisher: INDIANA UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780253037497
  • Rating: 7.67 of 10
  • Votes: 844
  • Review by: Ashlynn Sheffield
  • Review rating: 9.4 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/4
  • Total pages: 324
  • Includes a PDF summary of 30 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: One of the most powerful Islamic militant groups in Africa, Al-Shabaab exerts Taliban-like rule over millions in Somalia and poses a growing threat to stability in the Horn of Africa. Somalis risk retaliation or death if they oppose or fail to comply with Al-Shabaab-imposed restrictions on aspects of everyday life such as clothing, media, sports, interpersonal relations, and prayer. Inside Al-Shabaab: The Secret History of Al-Qaeda's Most Powerful Ally recounts the rise, fall, and resurgence of this overlooked terrorist organization and provides an intimate understanding of its connections with Al-Qaeda. Drawing from interviews with former Al-Shabaab militants, including high-ranking officials, military commanders, police, and foot soldiers, authors Harun Maruf and Dan Joseph reveal the motivations of those who commit their lives to the group and its violent jihadist agenda. A wealth of sources including US diplomatic cables released by Wikileaks, letters taken from the Pakistani hideout of Osama bin Laden, case files from the prosecution of American Al-Shabaab members, emails from Hillary Clinton's tenure as secretary of state, and Al-Shabaab's own statements and recruiting videos inform Maruf and Joseph's investigation of the United States' campaign against Al-Shabaab and how the 2006 US-backed Ethiopian invasion of Somalia gave the group the popular support it needed to radicalize ordinary citizens and become a powerful movement.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 21H57M36S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: African History, Middle Eastern History, Terrorist Attack, Terrorism, Armed Struggle
  • Available formats: DOC, DOCX, WORD, EPUB, TCR, PDF, DjVu, TXT. Compressed in RAR, DEB, ZIP, 7Z, ACE, RZ, ARC
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 28.19 USD
  • Dimensions: 152x229x19.3mm
  • Weight: 453.59g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Bloomington, IN, United States
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