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Title Nine lives : my time as MI6's top spy inside al-Qaeda / Aimen Dean, Paul Cruickshank and Tim Lister.
Author Dean, Aimen, author.
Publication London, England : Oneworld Publications Ltd, 2018.
Copyright date ©2018
Description xii, 467 pages : map ; 25 cm
Call # 363.325 N
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 423-455) and index.
Contents Prologue: A wanted man, 2016-2018 -- My first life : the unlit candle, 1978-1995 -- My second life : Jalalabad and the jungle, 1996-1997 -- My third life : the pledge, 1997-1998 -- My fourth life : escape from al-Qaeda, 1998 -- My fifth life : undercover, 1999 -- My sixth life : jihad for a new millennium, 1999-2000 -- My seventh life : something bog, 2001-2004 -- My eighth life : nicotine, 2004-2005 -- My ninth life : a graveyard in Syria, 2006-2015 -- Reflections.
Summary "As one of al-Qaeda's most respected bomb-makers, Aimen Dean rubbed shoulders with the mastermind of the 9/11 attacks and swore allegiance to Osama bin Laden himself. As a double agent at the heart of al-Qaeda's chemical weapons program, he foiled attacks on civilians and saved countless lives, brushing with death so often that his handlers began to call him their spy with nine lives. This is the story of how a young Muslim, determined to defend his faith, found himself fighting on the wrong side-- and his fateful decision to work undercover for his sworn enemy. From the killing fields of Bosnia to the training camps of Afghanistan, from running money and equipment in Britain to dodging barrel bombs in Syria, we discover what life is like inside the global jihad, and what it will take to stop it once and for all"--Dust jacket.
Subject Dean, Aimen.
Qaida (Organization) -- Biography.
Great Britain. MI6 -- Biography.
Great Britain. MI6. (OCoLC)fst00562858
Qaida (Organization) (OCoLC)fst00763708
Chemical weapons.
Spies -- England -- Biography.
Terrorism -- Afghanistan.
Terrorist organizations -- Afghanistan.
Chemical weapons. (OCoLC)fst00853245
Spies. (OCoLC)fst01129772
Terrorism. (OCoLC)fst01148101
Terrorist organizations. (OCoLC)fst01941188
Afghanistan. (OCoLC)fst01205406
England. (OCoLC)fst01219920
Genre Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
Addl. Author Cruickshank, Paul, author.
Lister, Tim (Journalist), author.
Alt Title 9 lives
ISBN 9781786073280 (hardcover)
1786073285 (hardcover)
9781786074645 (paperback)
1786074648 (paperback)

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