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  • Lawrence Wright Discusses emThe Looming Towerem
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    After Words with Lawrence Wright

    Lawrence Wright was interviewed about his book The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11, published by Knopf. He talked about the history of Islamic terrorism, including Osama bin Laden and…

  • Lawrence Wright Discusses emThe Terror Yearsem
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    The Terror Years

    Lawrence Wright talks about his book, The Terror Years: From al-Qaeda to the Islamic State. He spoke in the C-SPAN 2/BookTV tent at the 21st annual Texas Book Festival. The festival was…

  • Terrorism and National Security
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    Terrorism and National Security

    Panelists talked about global terrorism and national security issues and debated the question, “Is terrorism a threat to the American way of life?” Panelists included Lawrence Wright, Malcolm Nance, Mia Bloom, and…

  • Future of alQaeda
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    Future of al-Qaeda

    “The War of Ideas” was the second panel of the day-long event “Al Qaeda 3.0: The ‘War on Terror’ After the Bush Administration.” The event, held in the Russell Senate Office Building, was co-sponsored…

  • Profiles in Terror Panel
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    Profiles in Terror Panel

    Four authors discussed the topic, “Current Interest: Profiles in Terror,” moderated by Leo Braudy. They also talked about their books on terrorism. After their presentations they responded…

  • After Words with Raymond Ibrahim
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    After Words with Raymond Ibrahim

    Raymond Ibrahim was interviewed about the book he edited and translated, The Al Qaeda Reader, published by Broadway. He translated key al Qaeda documents, some previously unavailable in English,…

  • emThe Looming Towerem
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    The Looming Tower

    Lawrence Wright talked about terrorism, Al Qaeda, and Western intelligence efforts. He is the author of The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11, published by Knopf. He also…

  • AlQaida in Pakistan and Saudi Arabia
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    Al-Qaida in Pakistan and Saudi Arabia

    Panelists talked about the relationship between Pakistani and Saudi Arabian officials and business with the al-Qaida network and Islamic fundamentalism within those countries. Among the…

  • Islamic Extremism
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    Islamic Extremism

    Mr. Wright talked about Dr. Ayman al-Zawahiri, Osama bin Laden’s second in command, how he became involved in the Jihad movement, and the environment in Egypt that fosters Islamic…