From Bosnia to Beslan
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From Bosnia to Beslan How the West Spread Al-Qaeda by Brendan O"Neill

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Published by Pluto Press .
Written in English


  • Terrorism, freedom fighters, armed struggle,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Political Freedom & Security - International Secur,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Terrorism,
  • Political Science / International Security

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9754407M
ISBN 100745324541
ISBN 109780745324548

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Good overview of this tragic incident. My heart hurt for the Beslan community and those soldiers who responded to the incident. This book holds a somber warning for countries all over the world regarding the safety & security of our communities & public venues (specifically schools)/5(). Beslan: The Tragedy of School No 1 is a book written by Timothy "Tim" Phillips and published by Granta discusses the Beslan school siege of This was Phillips's first book. Phillips stated that residents of Beslan initially had a negative attitude towards him as they did towards other journalists, but that their attitudes topics: Timeline, International response, . The Beslan school siege (also referred to as the Beslan school hostage crisis or Beslan massacre) started on 1 September , lasted three days, involved the illegal imprisonment of over 1, people as hostages (including children), and ended with the deaths of at least people. The crisis began when a group of armed Islamic militants, mostly Ingush and Date: 1 September , ~ – 3 September . Beslan school attack, violent takeover of a school in Beslan, a city in the North Caucasus republic of North Ossetia, Russia, in September Perpetrated by militants linked to the separatist insurgency in the nearby republic of Chechnya, the attack resulted in the deaths of more than people, the majority of them scale of the violence at Beslan and, in particular, the .

Beslan (Russian: Бесла́н; Ossetian: Беслӕн, Beslæn, listen (help info)) is a town and the administrative center of Pravoberezhny District of the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania, Russia, located about 29 kilometers (18 mi) north of the republic's capital Vladikavkaz, close to the border with the Republic of of the Census, its population , making it Country: Russia.   Beslan's closing book This article is more than 12 years old A thousand days on, the search for justice after the Russian school siege seems to have come to an abrupt and unsatisfactory end.   Russia failed to prevent a attack on a school in the town of Beslan and then overreacted by using grenades, tanks and flamethrowers to end a three-day siege that killed more than people. This book investigates the reportage of the Beslan hostage-taking published by three very different Russian-language websites: RIA-Novosti, Kavkazcenter, and Caucasian Knot, tracking the ways in which these three sites constructed six different reports in response to what happened at Beslan, even as events were still taking place.

  Beslan was clearly a sexual homicide/sexual suicide. That is, the offenders wanted more than simple terrorism. Some of the terrorists at Beslan were hired guns who did not plan on dying that day. They had not thought things through and did not realize that the Russians would not let them out alive. User Review - Flag as inappropriate I won't rate it as I have not read the entire book, but I did read the first couple of chapters and right away I knew this author Mr Giduck has not looked at the tragedy from all angles, to the extent that there is evidence on Beslan. In his chapter about the roots of Russian terrorism, Giduck casually skims over the apartment bombings without 3/5(5).   Category Film & Animation; Song Tunes for a Twilight Tears for a Lifetime; Artist Of The Wand And The Moon; Album Tunes for a Twilight Tears for a Lifetime.   Bella in Beslan (): This documentary shows how the victims of Beslan school siege cope with life after the massacre. For downloads and more information v.