The Looming Tower by Lawrence Wright

"The Looming Tower" is a comprehensive historical examination of the events leading up to the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States. It delves into the origins of Al-Qaeda, the rise of Osama bin Laden, and the failure of U.S. intelligence agencies to prevent the attacks. The narrative is extensively researched and provides a detailed account of Islamic fundamentalism, the complex politics of the Middle East, and the role of the United States in the region. The book also explores the personal stories of key figures on both sides of the conflict.

The 2021st greatest book of all time


Published
2006
Nationality
American
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
469
Words
128,000
Original Language
English

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