Bin Laden's Beginnings - Inside the Taliban
Inside Al-Qaeda and the Taliban
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An insight into the post-Osama bin Laden generation of al-Qaeda and Taliban leaders. He had been both a hostage and a guest of the Taliban, which gave him a unique insight into the organisation's internal structures. He was abducted and killed in Pakistan in May He left behind a wife and three children. Shahzad considers the strategies of al-Qaeda and other radical Islamist movements in terms that are not often heard' - The Times, Iain Finlayson. It tells us what the Pakistani government, whose corruption and brutality Shahzad died to expose, does not want us to know' - Charles Glass, Taki's Magazine. His unique knowledge and contacts make his writing a 'must read' for anyone who wants to understand those movements' - Gareth Porter, historian and author of 'Perils of Dominance: Imbalance of Power and the Road to War in Vietnam'.
Shahzad, Syed Saleem. London: Pluto Press. ISBN On the whole, Shahzad—a Pakistani journalist who was brutally murdered, apparently as retribution for his reporting—makes a significant contribution to our collective understanding of Al-Qaeda. His body was found on May