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Seeds of Terror

An Eyewitness Account of Al-Qaeda"s Newest Center of Operations in Southeast Asia

by Maria Ressa

  • 36 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Free Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Qaida (Organization),
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Political Freedom & Security - International Secur,
  • Political Science,
  • Terrorism,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Southeast Asia,
  • Asia - Southeast Asia,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Terrorism,
  • Political Science / Political Freedom & Security / Terrorism,
  • General,
  • Asia, Southeastern

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages254
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7947605M
    ISBN 100743251334
    ISBN 109780743251334
    OCLC/WorldCa53170118


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Seeds of Terror is based on hundreds of interviews with Taliban fighters, smugglers, and law enforcement and intelligence agents. Their information is matched by intelligence reports shown to the author by frustrated U.S. officials who fear the next 9/11 will be far deadlier than the first- Cited by: Seeds of Terror is a groundbreaking triumph of reporting, a book that changed U.S.

policy toward the Afghan heroin trade and the fight against terror. In it, Gretchen Peters exposes the deepening relationship between the Taliban and drug traffickers, and traces decades of America's failure to disrupt the opium production that helps fund by: Seeds of Terrorist groups can now earn that from the dope trade every week.” We think of the Taliban and al Qaeda as jihadis fighting an Islamic crusade from caves in Afghanistan/5.

Seeds of Terror is based on hundreds of interviews with Taliban fighters, smugglers, and law enforcement and intelligence agents. Their information is matched by intelligence reports shown to the author by frustrated U.S. officials who fear the next 9/11 will be far deadlier than the first- /5. Seeds of Terror: An Eyewitness Account of Al-Qaeda's Newest Center of Operations in Southeast Asia Paperback – February 5, byCited by: The military was the deciding vote, planting the seeds for its further forays into politics.

Less than a week into the civil disorder, the military abandoned Mr. Estrada and threw its lot behind his vice president, Gloria ed on: Febru While this may not be the best-written book on the subject of the spread of Al-Qaeda, it does a lot to fill in the gaps of information re terrorism in those parts of the world.

There is a surfeit of data on the names of the participants, to the degree that one despairs of ever keeping them straight/5. Seeds of Terror is based on hundreds of interviews with Taliban fighters, smugglers, and law enforcement and intelligence agents.

Their information is matched by intelligence reports shown to the author by frustrated U.S. officials who fear the next 9/11 will be far deadlier than the first-- /5(39). For anyone wishing to understand the next, post-9/11 generation of al-Qaeda planning, leadership, and tactics, there is only one place to begin: Southeast Asia.

In fact, such countries as the Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, and Malaysia have been crucial nodes in the al-Qaeda network since long before the strikes on the Pentagon and World Trade Center, but when the allies overran.

– Ahmed Rashid, New York Times Bestselling author of Taliban and Descent into Chaos
 “ Seeds of Terror offers layer after layer of fascinating information about the deadly consequences of decades of disastrous policy decisions.

This is a well-written, well-documented, and exemplary work of journalism.”. • Journalist Gretchen Peters argues the U.S.

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Finally, Seeds of Terror is an interesting and insightful peep into one of the most dangerous places on earth. Author most of the time is in the driver’s mode but does sound a little indecisive on one count. She fails to provide concrete evidence of the extent to which both Taliban and Al Qaeda are profiting from the drug trade.

To understand the Taliban and al Qaeda, read this book. "Seeds of Terror" takes you to the heart of the matter—money, not religion. Opium not jihad. Gretchen Peters understands the big picture, the one Obama and the U.S. military desperately need to see.

Opium is still seen as just one means of financing religious fanatics/5(23). An expose of how a booming drug trade funds terrorism. It traces their illicit activities from the vast poppy fields of southern Afghanistan to heroin labs run by Taliban commanders, from drug convoys armed with Stinger missiles to the money launderers of Karachi and Dubai.

SEEDS OF TERROR was published in by Free Press, an imprint of Simon & Schuster. I had an amazing editor, Bruce Nichols, who – at the same time – was also editing the book of Richard Clarke, the chief counterterrorism official on the US National Security Council.

Clarke wrote a tell-all book that was highly critical of President Bush. Book Review of Seeds of Terror The book entitled, “Seeds of Terror”, examines evidence of terrorist activity in Southeast Asian countries. It is an eyewitness account by Maria A.

Ressa, about Al-Qaeda’s Center of Operations emerging in Indonesia, the Philippines, and Malaysia. Seeds of Terror: How Drugs, Thugs, and Crime Are Reshaping the Afghan War really liked it avg rating — 2 ratings — published Want to Read saving /5. Seeds of Terror is based on hundreds of interviews with Taliban fighters, smugglers, and law enforcement and intelligence agents.

Their information is matched by intelligence reports shown to the author by frustrated U.S. officials who fear the next 9/11 will be far deadlier than the first-. Seeds of terror by Gretchen Peters,Thomas Dunne Books edition, in English. Book review — Gretchen Peters; Seeds of terror: how heroin is bankrolling the Taliban and Al Qaeda.

A failed state and a successful drug trade. Read this book and weep — You may find other books about Afghanistan that paint a picture that is as terrible. But, Peters’s book will do more than most to help you understand how things could get.

To understand the Taliban and al Qaeda, read this book. "Seeds of Terror" takes you to the heart of the matter—money, not religion.

Opium not jihad. Gretchen Peters understands the big picture, the one Obama and the U.S. military desperately need to see. Opium is still seen as just one means of financing religious fanatics/5(19).

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"The linkage between fighting drugs and fighting terrorism is, with Seeds of Terror, now firmly established. Gretchen Peters, combining personal experience and in-depth research, paints a frightening picture and tells us how to surmont the problem.

A critically important book.". Heroin, The Taliban And The 'Seeds Of Terror' Journalist Gretchen Peters argues the U.S.

should focus on the opium trade in Afghanistan as a way of combating Taliban. Her new book is Seeds. In this book Schell provides a brief history of how the bomb came to be, argues how having the bomb changed the geopolitical landscape of the world, and how the current non-proliferation treaties, and recent government administrations are reviving a danger that has not been seen since the cold war.

Gretchen Peters talked about her book Seeds of Terror: How Heroin Is Bankrolling the Taliban and Al Qaeda (Thomas Dunne Books; ).She read passages from her book and talked about the.

Read an excerpt from the first chapter of “Seeds of Terror” by Gretchen Peters. Summary: Seeds of Terror will reshape the way you think about the West's enemies, revealing them less as ideologues and more as criminals who earn billions of pounds every year off the opium trade.

Her book is not a page-turner, but it offers a lot to reflect upon. This review was published in Dawn (Books and Authors) and is written by Syed Javed Nazir. Seeds of Terror: How heroin is bankrolling the Taliban and Al Qaeda (CURRENT AFFAIRS) By Gretchen Peters pp. Rs Available with Liberty Books.

Gretchen Peters has covered Pakistan and Afghanistan for more than a decade, first for the Associated Press and later for ABC News.A Harvard graduate, Peters was nominated for an Emmy Award for her coverage of the assassination of Benazir Bhutto and won the SAJA Journalism Award for a Nightline segment on Pervez Musharraf.

She lives in the United States with her husband, the award Price: $ The book is also easily accessible for readers without a background on these topics.

Response: While Peters has extensively researched the connections between the Afghanistan insurgency, the numerous regional actors, and the poppy trade, the book suffers from a lack of broader context. Seeds of Terrormakes the case that we must cut terrorists off from their drug earnings if we ever hope to beat them.

This war isnt about ideology or religion. Its about creating a new economy for Afghanistan--and breaking the cycle of violence and extremism that has gripped the region for decades. Buy a cheap copy of Seeds of Terror: An Eyewitness Account book by Maria A.

Ressa. While the Middle East receives much scrutiny as the home of extremist Muslim terrorists, Maria Ressa offers a closer look at Southeast Asia as a hotspot where Free shipping over $Cited by: Most Americans think of the Taliban and al Qaeda as a bunch of bearded fanatics fighting an Islamic crusade from caves in Afghanistan.

But that doesn't explain their astonishing comeback along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border. Why is it eight year. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

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Book Review Books are an important part of learning. Books transfer knowledge from one generation to the next just like the other forms of art like painting, music, drama and dances.

Book review is also important. Book reviews help readers know which books .Gretchen Peters is an American journalist and advisor.

An expert on transnational organized crime, she is the author of Seeds of Terror: How Drugs, Thugs, and Crime Are Reshaping the Afghan War. She is the executive director of the Center on Illicit Networks and Transnational Organized Crime, an operational think tank focused on the intersection between transnational organized crime and Alma mater: Harvard University, University of Denver.It isn’t just the Taliban that benefits from Afghanistan’s drug trade.

In “Seeds of Terror,” Gretchen Peters makes a valiant attempt to dissect this difficult subject.