An Evil Cradling by Brian Keenan

By Brian Keenan

Brian Keenan went to Beirut in 1985 for a metamorphosis of scene from his local Belfast. He turned headline information while he used to be abducted through fundamentalist Shi'ite militiamen and held within the suburbs of Beirut for the following 4 and a part years. for far of that point he was once close off from all information and call with someone except his jailers and, later, his fellow hostages, among them John McCarthy.

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Bin Laden attended that university, where he met and was strongly influenced by Azzam. Al Qaeda developed from the Mujahideen Services Bureau that Azzam had established in Peshawar, Afghanistan. Bin Laden funded the organization and was considered the deputy director. This organization recruited, trained, and 15 16 AL QAEDA transported Muslim volunteers from any Muslim nation into Afghanistan to fight the jihad (holy war) against the Soviet armies in the 1980s. Additional elements in Al Qaeda arrived with members of radical groups from other countries, such as a faction of Egyptian Islamic Jihad, some of the members of which had been indicted and fled Egypt.

Al Qaeda aims to establish an authentic Islamic form of government, to fight against any government viewed as contrary to the ideals of Islamic law and religion, and to aid Islamic groups trying to establish an Islamic form of government in their countries. In its original configuration, a majlis al-shura, or consultative council, headed Al Qaeda. Bin Laden acted as the amir al-mu’minin (commander of the faithful) of the A video still released by Al Jazeera television shows Osama bin Laden with Egyptian jihad leader Ayman al-Zawahiri at an undisclosed location in 2001.

The second incident took place in October 2010, when AQAP was linked to a plot to blow up commercial passenger and FedEx and United Parcel Service jets destined for the United States. In what experts referred to as a highly sophisticated plan, the planes were going to be destroyed by explosive-rigged ink cartridges inserted into printers bound for Chicago and routed via Dubai and the United Kingdom. The devices were wired to timers and set to detonate as they were being flown over American territory.

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