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The road to 9/11

Peter Dale Scott

The road to 9/11

wealth, empire, and the future of America

by Peter Dale Scott

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Transparency in government -- United States,
  • Privacy, Right of -- United States,
  • War on Terrorism, 2001- -- Political aspects,
  • September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 -- Political aspects,
  • Democracy -- United States,
  • Elite (Social sciences) -- United States,
  • National security -- United States,
  • Political corruption -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1989-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementPeter Dale Scott.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJK468.S4 S36 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17915379M
    ISBN 109780520237735
    LC Control Number2007018905

      The author of the book, Lawrence Wright, is a famous writer and for his work, Al Qaeda the Road to 9/11 won him a Pulitzer Prize for general non-fiction. The book largely focuses on the persons involved in the attack. The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 By Lawrence Wright A sweeping narrative history of the events leading to 9/11, a groundbreaking look at the people and ideas, the terrorist plans and the Western intelligence failures that culminated in the assault on America.

      The looming tower: Al-Qaeda and the road to 9/11 by Wright, Lawrence, Publication date Topics Qaida (Organization), September 11 Terrorist Attacks, , Terrorism, Intelligence service Publisher New York: Knopf Collection Internet Archive Books. American : Get free homework help on Cormac McCarthy's The Road: book summary, chapter summary and analysis, quotes, and character analysis courtesy of CliffsNotes. The novel begins with the man and boy in the woods, the boy asleep, as the two of them are making their journey along the road Read more at !

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