Thursday, 15 Mar, 2012
Osama: The Making of a Terrorist
2012 (revised edition)
Strangely, for a book named after its subject, the new, revised edition of Jonathan Randal’s ‘Osama: The Making of a Terrorist’ does not enquire very deeply into the life and character of Osama Bin Laden the man, but rather the effect of his notoriety on the world around him.
The author is so refreshingly candid that at times he runs into trouble trying to ‘figure out’ the psychology...