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Friday, March 14, 2008

Al Qaeda and Osama Bin Laden

Learn more about al Qaeda, Osama Bin Laden and terrorism on March 27 when Michael Scheuer, author of Marching Toward Hell: American and Islam After Iraq, will be interviewed by Mimi Georges, host of satellite radio’s “The Mimi Georges Show.” The live interview will take place at 7:30 p.m. at the City of Fairfax Regional Library. Reservations will be accepted beginning March 13; call 703-293-6227.

Scheuer, who also wrote the bestseller Imperial Hubris, is a veteran CIA counterterrorism analyst and headed the Osama bin Laden unit at the agency.

The elusive bin Laden and al Qaeda are the subjects of more than 25 books owned by the Fairfax County Public Library. Here is a sampling of recent titles to check out:

The Al Qaeda Reader by Raymond Ibrahim

The Secret History of Al Qaeda by Abdel Bari Atwan

The Osama Bin Laden I Know by Peter Bergen

The Road to Al Qaeda: The Story of bin Laden’s Right-Hand Man
by Muntair Zayyat

Osama: The Making of a Terrorist by Jonathan Randal

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