By Gregory D. Johnsen
“The most sensible new publication on al Qaeda . . . and the easiest ebook on Yemen in years.”—Bruce Riedel, Daily Beast
faraway from the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan, the U.S. and al-Qaeda are scuffling with a clandestine struggle of drones and suicide bombers in an unforgiving nook of Arabia.
The final Refuge charts the increase, fall, and resurrection of al-Qaeda in Yemen during the last thirty years, detailing how a bunch that the U.S. as soon as defeated has now turn into one of many world’s most deadly threats. a professional on Yemen who has spent years at the flooring there, Gregory D. Johnsen makes use of al-Qaeda’s Arabic conflict notes to reconstruct their international as they take objective on the usa and its allies. Johnsen brings readers in-side al-Qaeda’s education camps and secure homes because the terrorists plot poison assaults and debate tips on how to convey down an airliner on Christmas Day. The final safe haven is an eye-opening examine the successes and screw ups of scuffling with a brand new kind of battle in a single of the main turbulent nations on the earth.