By Jared Cohen
Defying international govt orders and interviewing terrorists head to head, a tender American excursions adverse lands to benefit approximately heart japanese early life? and uncovers a lifestyle that defies each stereotype.
In 2004, Jared Cohen launched into the 1st of a sequence of exceptional trips to the center East so one can comprehend the unfold of radical Islamist violence between Muslim adolescence. the result's Children of Jihad, a portrait of paradox that probes a lot deeper than any journalist or pundit ever could.
Chosen as one among Kirkus Review?s top Books of 2007, Cohen?s account starts in Lebanon, the place he interviews Hezbollah contributors at, of all areas, a McDonald?s. In Iran, he defies executive threats and sneaks into underground events, the place bootleg liquor, Western tune, and the web are all effortless to entry. His dicy itinerary additionally takes him to a Palestinian refugee camp in southern Lebanon, borderlands in Syria, the insurgency hotbed of Mosul, and different front-line locales. At every one flip, he observes a tradition at an uncanny crossroads. Gripping and bold, Children of Jihad exhibits us the long run in the course of the eyes of these who're shaping it.
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