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Inside the Global Jihad
How I Infiltrated Al Qaeda and Was Abandoned by Western Intelligence
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Inside the Jihad
Between 1994 and 2000, Omar Nasiri worked as a secret agent for Europe's top foreign intelligence services-including France's DGSE (Direction Generale de la Securite Exterieure), and Britain's MI5 and MI6. From the netherworld of Islamist cells in...
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A chillingly detailed portrait of life inside the Afghan training camps. Omar Nasiri's memoir offers a unique insider's perspective on the crucial years during which a loosely connected group of regional Islamist movements coalesced into Al Qaeda's global jihad. -- Ahmed Rashid, author of the no. 1 New York Times bestseller, 'Taliban' A terrific book. Omar Nasiri offers a groundbreaking account of the process by which young men became mujahidin. His description of life inside the Afghan training camps is more complete than any intelligence we had available to us in the 1990s. It indicates a level of professionalism within the camps that we were only able to infer from the fragmentary accounts available to us--and which policymakers dismissed at the time as CIA scare-mongering. As a micro-level description of the whole training process within the camps, Nasiri's account has, I believe, no peer in the publications of the American intelligence community. -- Michael Scheuer, former head of the CIA's Osama bin Laden Unit and author of 'Imperial Hubris: Why the West is Losing the War on Terror'
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Gordon Corera, the BBC's security correspondent, provides an introduction to Omar Nasiri's memoir.