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MuertosPosted: Jun 14, 2011 - 19:59

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It was a terrific read. I think it probably deserved the Pulitzer Prize. Without a doubt it's the best book on terrorism I've read. I was extremely disappointed by Guntaratna's "Inside Al Qaeda," and found that this one was much better in every respect.

I think anyone who has an interest in the 9/11 attacks owes it to themselves to read this book. While it doesn't specifically address conspiracy theories, the experience of reading it underscores just how disconnected from reality Truther theories are. Most (if not all) of them assume that the evidentiary link between Al Qaeda and 9/11 is tenuous. It's not.

I'm certainly going to do a blog about this on my personal blog, and I think it's probably appropriate to post it on the CS blog as well. More ammunition against the Truthers. I'd be shocked if even the high-profile and supposedly academic Twoofers (Gage, Jones etc.) have even bothered to read this book. Certainly none of the brain-dead Zeitgeisters and conspiradroids we encounter around here have.

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Wolf BirdPosted: Jun 14, 2011 - 20:08

I shoot you dead.

Level: 9
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The author is a disinformation agent.

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The Burger KingPosted: Jun 14, 2011 - 20:20

I can't stop posting pictures of poop, what the fuck is wrong with me?

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Sounds very interesting. I'll have to find that book for my kindle.

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freeflyerPosted: Jun 15, 2011 - 08:34

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Thanks for the review Muertos. Do you have a Kindle version?

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