By PATRICK SEALE
Abu Nidal has been defined because the world's most deadly terrorist, a gun for lease and a guy with no scruples, answerable for the murders of numerous blameless humans - but little is understood approximately him or his association. This ebook units out to inform his tale, from the learning camp within the Libyan barren region the place his recruits are damaged and brainwashed, to the adolescence of the master-terrorist and his position within the heritage of the PLO. debts are supplied by way of former allies, associates and survivors of his camps approximately Nidal's slow transformation right into a guy who changed politics with violence and got here to mistrust each person. The e-book tells how he used to be taken up by way of the Iraqis, the Syrians after which the Libyans, and the way he accrued an unlimited fortune via extortion and hands buying and selling. the result's not only a biography, yet an account of the intricacies of Middle-East politics during the last sector of a century.
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