Study of Revenge: The First World Trade Center Attack and Saddam Hussein's War Against America

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American Enterprise Institute, 2001 - History - 323 pages
The destruction of the twin towers of the World Trade Center and the attack on the Pentagon - all within one hour on 11 September 2001 -demonstrate America's shocking vulnerability to terrorism. But the terrorists' war against America actually started eight years earlier, when the mysterious terrorist mastermind Ramzi Yousef bombed the World Trade Center in an attempt to fell the buildings. His attacks were viewed as the harbinger of a new terrorism, carried out by an elusive enemy driven by religious fanaticism to unprecedented hatred of the USA. But is that perception accurate?
 

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Contents

The ASSASSINATION OF MEIR KAHANE
10
THE ORIGINS OF THE WORLD TRADE CENTER BOMBING
24
THE ACCUSED
33
Ramzi AHMED YOUSERMYSTERIOUS MASTERMIND
44
BALUCHISTANThe Escape ROUTE
66
THE WORLD TRADE CENTER BOMBING OPERATIONTHE
78
The STRUCTURE OF THE CONSPIRACY
88
THE QUESTION OF STATE SPONSORSHIP
106
RAMZI YOUSEFS SECOND BOMBING CONSPIRACY
198
OFFICIAL MISINFORMATION
208
17
215
CONCLUSION
251
ABDUL BASITs 1984 PASSPORT
261
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268
ABDUL BASITs 1988 PASSPORT
271
NOTES
277

THE DEFECTION OF HUSSEIN KAMILIRAQs
133
The EXPULSION OF UNSCOM
148
OTHER LINKS
169
14
175
INDEX
307
ABOUT THE AUTHOR 323
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