This Pulitzer Prize winner is the root for the approaching Hulu collection starring Peter Sarsgaard, Jeff Daniels, and Tahar Rahim.
A gripping narrative that spans 5 a long time, The Looming Tower explains in remarkable element the expansion of Islamic fundamentalism, the upward thrust of al-Qaeda, and the intelligence disasters that culminated within the assaults at the Global Industry Middle. Lawrence Wright re-creates firsthand the transformation of Osama bin Encumbered and Ayman al-Zawahiri from incompetent and idealistic squaddies in Afghanistan to leaders of probably the most a hit terrorist crew in historical past. He follows FBI counterterrorism leader John O’Neill as he uncovers the rising risk from al-Qaeda within the Nineties and struggles to trace this new risk. Jam-packed with new knowledge and a deep historic standpoint, The Looming Tower is the definitive historical past of the lengthy street to September 11.
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