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''In The Martyr's Oath , Stewart Bell, Canada's most respected journalist covering terrorism, tells how Mohammed Mansour Jabarah, a teenaged Canadian, was selected by the Al Qaeda leadership to coordinate a powerful attack in Southeast Asia that would have led to more destruction than 9/11. There is no better way to understand how Western youth are being drawn to terrorism than to read this story of the rise of a new generation of terrorist.'' — Rohan Gunaratna, Author of Inside Al Qaeda: Global Network of Terror (Columbia University Press)'' The Martyr's Oath provides a unique vignette into the recruitment, training and operational deployment of young Canadian Muslims by Al Qaeda terrorists. it couples a biographical account of their personal and family experiences, culminating in capture, interrogation, and death, with some extraordinarily detailed accounts of counter-terrorism operations across the Middle East, Southeast Asia and North America. This will be a must-read for anyone and everyone interested in the challenges of international terrorism in our times.'' — Dr. Martin Rudner, Director, Canadian Centre of Intelligence and Security Studies, The Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Ottawa, ONAcclaim for Stewart Bell's first book, Cold Terror: How Canada Nurtures and Exports Terrorism Around the World ''an arresting look at the reality of terrorism'' —The Gazette (Montreal)Every responsible citizen of Canada, the US, the UK and other Western Countries should read this book.'' — Christopher Ondaatje, Times Higher Education Supplement ''Cold Terror will shock the conscience of the nation... This book is not just an expos? it is an urgent call to action.'' —David Frum, Author of The Right Man: The Surprise Presidency of George W. Bush ''The most important Canadian book of 2004.'' — Western Standard
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Stewart Bell Maclennan OBE (14 May 1903 – 6 July 1973) was a New Zealand artist and was a director of the National Art Gallery of New Zealand.
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