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The True Face Of Jehadis: Inside Pakistan's Network Of Terror

The True Face Of Jehadis: Inside Pakistan's Network Of Terror
Item Code: IDF498
Author: Amir Mir
Publisher: Roli Books
Edition: 2006
ISBN: 8174364307
Pages: 310
Cover: Paperback
Other Details: 8.5" X 5.4"
About the Book

In this disturbing and insightful book, Amir Mir has pieced together a fascinating mosaic of information about jehadi personalities in Pakistan. In the Process he expose the continuting connection between the Pakistani military establishment, particularlythe ISI and the different militant groups operating from that country.

The True Face Of Jehadi makes it clear that the root of the problem is the Pakistani leadership's ambivalence vis-à-vis the jehadi violence as instruments of state policy.

About the Author

Amir Mir is among Pakistani's foremost investigative journalists. His writings on militant Islamic groups, and their links with the country's military and intelligence establishment have repeatedly drawn the ire of the Musharraf government in Pakistan.

Foreword Ix
1 The Rise of Militant Islam in Pakistan 1
2 Jehadis vs the General: Friends Turned Foes 11
3 Pakistan Army: Islamists vs Reformist 23
4 Daniel Pearl's Murder: A Major Blow to Jehadis 37
5 Jaish-e-Mohammad in Disarray 45
6 Who Masterminded the December 1999 Indian Airlines Hijacking 55
7 Lashkar-e-Toiba: Optimism Over the Future of Jehad 61
8 Harkatul Mujahideen: Its New Face of Terror 73
9 Hizbul Mujahideen : Determined to Defy 85
10 Jamaat-e-Islami: On the FBI watchlist 97
11 Tableeghi Jamaat: Nurturing Jehadis? 101
12 Dawood Ibrahim: Financing Militants? 105
13 Sectarian Monster Haunts Pakistan 113
14 Sipah-e-Sahaba: The Sectarian Soldiers 119
15 Lashkar-e-Jhangvi: The Group of Choice for Hard-Core Militants 127
16 The Mullah- Military Alliance 135
17 Musharraf's Half-Hearted Madrassa Reforms 141
18 Injecting Jehad Via Textbooks 151
19 Is al-Qaeda Becoming Stronger? 157
20 Taliban: Still Alive and Robust 177
21 Osama bin Laden: A CIA Creation 187
22 Ayman al-Zawahiri: The Brain Behind bin Laden 201
23 Mullah Mohammad Omar: One-eyed Commander 207
24 Khalid Sheikh Mohammad: The 9/11 Mastermind 215
25 Was the Pakistan Air Force Chief Murdered 223
26 WTC Bombing Ramzi Yusuf and Pakistan 229
27 Lt. Gen. Mahmood Ahmed and 9/11 Attacks 233
28 The 9/11 Comission and Pakistan 243
29 Fugitives vs the Federal Bureau of Investigation 251
30 The 7/7 London Attacks, Suicide Bombers and the Pakistani Connection 257
31 The Terror Charities 271
32 Waziristan Operation: Osama Still at Large 279
33 Is General Musharraf a Liberal or a Jehadi 293
Bibliography 299
Index 301

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