THROUGH OUR ENEMIES' EYES: Osama bin Laden, Radical Islam, and the Future of America

Anonymous, Author
Anonymous, Author . Brassey's $29.95 (394p) ISBN 978-1-57488-552-1
Reviewed on: 08/12/2002
Release date: 09/01/2002

Here "a senior U.S. civil servant with two decades of experience in the U.S. intelligence community's work on Afghanistan and South Asia" argues that the U.S. was unprepared for September 11 because "our own naïveté and insularity led us to underestimate the complexity and determination of our adversaries." Examining bin Laden's words and his leadership qualities, the author says that Al Qaeda remains largely intact and that its next attack will be more lethal than September 11. (Sept. 1)