Al-Qaeda boss Osama bin Laden (left) and his successor Ayman al-Zawahiri. Photo: Reuters

Book review: The Terror Years collects Lawrence Wright’s brilliant essays on al-Qaeda and the Middle East

The Pulitzer-winning journalist never loses sight of the human dimension of the stories he’s reporting, and how decisions made at the highest levels cascade onto those below

Topic |   Islamic militancy

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Al-Qaeda boss Osama bin Laden (left) and his successor Ayman al-Zawahiri. Photo: Reuters
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