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James Donaldson’s Book Review – The Forever War by Dexter Filkins

The Forever War allows us a visceral understanding of today’s battlefields and of the experiences of the people on the ground, warriors and innocents alike. It is a brilliant, fearless work, not just about America’s wars after 9/11, but ultimately about the nature of war itself. This was a fascinating book that took you read into […]

James Donaldson’s Book Review – The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road To 9/11 by Lawrence Wright

          http://www.audible.com/search/ref=a_newreleas_tseft?advsearchKeywords=the+looming+tower&filterby=field-keywords&x=0&y=0&sprefixRefmarker=nb_sb_ss_i_0_11&sprefix=the+looming A fascinating look at life in Afghanistan under the Taliban rule. The CIA was fully aware of the plot for 9/11, approximately 18 months before it actually took place.  But since they failed to divulge the top-secret information to the FBI, and other government authorities, the United States suffered […]