Charles Glass: What Osama Said, 9 March 2006
Show More The Secret History of al-Qaida by Abdel Bari Atwan.
Saqi, 256 pp., £16.99, February 2006, 0 86356 760 6Show More
Imperial Hubris: Why the West Is Losing the War on Terror by Michael Scheuer.
Potomac, 307 pp., £11.95, July 2005, 1 57488 862 5Show More
Messages to the World: The Statements of Osama bin Laden edited by Bruce Lawrence, translated by James Howarth.
Verso, 292 pp., £10.99, November 2005, 1 84467 045 7Show More
Osama: The Making of a Terrorist by Jonathan Randal.
Tauris, 346 pp., £9.99, October 2005, 1 84511 117 6Show More
“... media professionals for interviews, too. From the newspaper sector, only the British journalist Robert Fisk and I were chosen. ABC News, Channel Four and CNN, whose producer Peter Bergen spotted bin Laden’s importance early on, also accepted. Over the years, so did several Arab and Pakistani networks. The BBC and CBS declined, Atwan writes, out of ...”