By Peter Lance
1000 Years for Revenge is a groundbreaking investigative paintings that uncovers startling facts of ways the FBI neglected dozens of possibilities to forestall the assaults of September eleven, relationship again to 1989. Award-winning journalist Peter Lance explains how an elusive al Qaeda mastermind defeated the complete American safeguard procedure in what the writer calls "the maximum failure of intelligence because the Trojan Horse." Threading the tales of FBI agent Nancy Floyd, FDNY fireplace marshal Ronnie Bucca, and bomb-maker Ramzi Yousef, Lance uncovers the years of behind-the-scenes intrigue that placed those 3 strangers on a collision path. An exceptional paintings of investigative reporting and masterful storytelling, 1000 Years for Revenge will switch endlessly the way in which we glance on the FBI and the struggle on terror within the twenty-first century.
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Extra resources for 1000 Years for Revenge: International Terrorism and the FBI--the Untold Story
1 MEDIATING TERRORIST MONEY Al Qaeda and its affiliates and fron t organizations are known to have built up a robust , multi -pronged, global money-generating and money-moving system to finance the complex tran snational web of groups , auxiliari~s and cells. Terrorist organizations typically raise fund s by soliciting private donations; by diverting revenues from quasi -legiti m ate businesses, charities and religious institutions; by setting up so -called front benevolent societies; and thrQugh criminal activities.
4 A number of these prosecutions have been undertaken on the basis of migralion violalions, but, as Chesney shows, non migrant suspects arc more often prosecuted under material support statutes. "4; The main objectives of pursUIng terrorist monies, in my reading, are precisely these practices of looking sideways and looking forward that legitimate proactive prosecution, the criminalization of association, and acting on suspicion. They are, put si mply, to enable speculative practices of security, depending on worst-case scenarios and preemptive intervention.
Chapters 3, 4, and 5 each focu s on a particular space of financial deviance as carved out in t he terrorism financin g literature. Chapter 3, " Following the Money: Risk, Preemption, and the Mobile Norm," explores the first space of fmancial deviance by examining the different ways in which tec hniques of following the money and financia l datamining became deployed across the post-9f! security landscape. It a lso examin es the SWIFT affair, whic h is perhaps t he most infamous instance of the increasing trend toward technologized risk assessment taking place in the financial sector in the context of the war on terror, Chapter 4, "Cash and the Circuits of Transnational Kinship," examines the second space of financial deviance by looking at debates and security actions focusing on underground money and so-called hawala networks .
1000 Years for Revenge: International Terrorism and the FBI--the Untold Story by Peter Lance