A Season in Hell: My 130 Days in the Sahara with Al Qaeda

A Season in Hell: My 130 Days in the Sahara with Al Qaeda

Robert R. Fowler

for many years, Robert R. Fowler used to be a dominant strength in Canadian overseas affairs. in a single heart-stopping minute, all of that modified. On December 14, 2008, Fowler, performing because the UN Secretary General's precise Envoy to Niger, was once abducted by way of Al Qaeda, turning into the top ranked UN professional ever held captive. together with his colleague Louis Guay, Fowler lived, slept and ate along with his captors for almost 5 months, gaining infrequent first-hand perception into the motivations of the world's so much feared terror staff. Fowler's seize, liberate and next appearances have helped shed new mild on overseas coverage and defense matters as we input the second one decade of the " struggle on Terror."

A Season in Hell is Fowler's compelling tale of his captivity, advised in his personal phrases, yet it's additionally a startlingly frank dialogue concerning the country of an international redefined via clashing civilizations.

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