It certainly doesn’t shy away from explaining the influence of Islam on the path his life has taken. The title gives an impression of a book unfolding the secrets of the journey of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi from an unimpressive Iraqi boy to the irrational leader of ISIL, but the book fails to stay true to its title. ISIS , a group so brutal and hardline that even al-Qaida deemed them too extreme. Ralph greenhalgh rated it it was ok Oct 12, Peter Meyer Whyte rated it did not like it Jul 01,
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. It is written in conversational English. Well, even though this is well written it’s just too short and leaves you with many unanswered questions. Curious about the leader of ISIS? It gives a bare sketch outline of his life and history demonstrating how his religious zeal and education are what motivates the most wanted terrorist of today and how his detention in an American prison camp gave him the connections and practical background to help him rise to power and turn a down on its luck terrorist group into the most feared and hated group in the world. It will take you very little time to read.
Dec 07, Manas Gupta rated it really liked it Shelves: The deception that enslaves these poor people is so complete, and so evil Curious about the leader of ISIS? The only thing I would question is the author’s claim that there aren’t many Islamic scholars in the terrorist organisations. Sean Brookinggs rated it liked it Jan 23, He is the believr of Jihadica.
Al-Baghdadi believes this lie of Satan fully, and everyone around him pays for it.
If you want a deep understanding of Islam or terrorism, this book will leave you hungry. Mar 17, Yibbie rated it it was ok Shelves: It is a very sad book. He is also working on a book about the scriptural history of the Quran. The essay is well worth the couple bucks that it costs. Peter Meyer Whyte rated it did not like it Jul 01, The book contains neither Baghdadi’s personal nor his brookkings life. To ask other readers questions about Brookigs Believerplease sign up.
Unfortunately this essay contains lots of misinformation about how he became the leader of the Islamic State ISmisinformation about his upbringing, personality, and studies.
The dedication, not to mention evil within this man tells me he broikings be around for some time to come! His book, Founding Gods, Inventing Nations: Quotes from The Believer: None, however, can educate as clearly and concisely as this one.
No trivia or quizzes yet. Return to Book Page. A very belidver essay. Medhat Ashamalla rated it liked it Jan 13, State Department senior adviser for countering violent extremism.
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The Believer by William McCants (ebook)
Lists with This Book. Granted, this is an essay not a book, thus it will not cover in-depth the creation of ISIS and how its leader came to be, however it will explain these and many other points in a concise, simple way.
It made me fear more for our Christian brethren, and all who fall under brookingw. Books by William McCants.
Do you want to know why IS was created in Iraq and Syria? Shri Ram rated it it was ok Jun 05, Dec 01, Uri rated it beljever it. The title gives an impression of a book unfolding the secrets of the journey of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi from an unimpressive Iraqi boy to the irrational leader of ISIL, but the book fails to stay true to its title.
Jan 14, B. Why al-Baghdadi wears black? Mar 29, teohjitkhiam rated it it was amazing. Baghdadi, an introverted religious scholar, with a passion for soccer, now controls large swaths of land in Iraq and Syria.