Naylor argues that bin Laden's role in various terrorist activities has been grossly exaggerated and that the idea of al-Qa?idah as a well-financed, centrally directed movement is a fable akin to misconceptions about the Mafia. Satanic Purses makes clear that the myths surrounding the war on terror, especially the alleged existence of hordes of Islamic terror dollars, have led Western countries, particularly the US, to policies that create death and disorder abroad and the loss of due process and privacy at home.None of the sites were secret; the Atomic Energy offices and the virus lab had been closed long before the map was found; and the map was probably left in the vehicle by a former driver (since el-Maatia#39;s usual truck was being repaired thatanbsp;...
|Author||:||R. T. Naylor|
|Publisher||:||McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP - 2008-01-01|