By Peter Lance
1000 Years for Revenge is a groundbreaking investigative paintings that uncovers startling proof of ways the FBI overlooked dozens of possibilities to prevent the assaults of September eleven, relationship again to 1989. Award-winning journalist Peter Lance explains how an elusive al Qaeda mastermind defeated the total American safety approach in what the writer calls "the maximum failure of intelligence because the Trojan Horse." Threading the tales of FBI agent Nancy Floyd, FDNY hearth marshal Ronnie Bucca, and bomb-maker Ramzi Yousef, Lance uncovers the years of behind-the-scenes intrigue that positioned those 3 strangers on a collision direction. An extraordinary paintings of investigative reporting and masterful storytelling, 1000 Years for Revenge will swap perpetually the best way we glance on the FBI and the battle on terror within the twenty-first century.
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28 For Rochlin, aggression thus results from something far more substantial and fundamental than mere frustration. Like Albert Camus, who maintains that the "rebel" (for example, the political terrorist) "demands respect for himself" since "he is fighting for the integrity of one part of his being,''29 Rochlin's explanation of aggression centers upon perceived attacks upon the integrity of an individual's self-esteem or self-image. " Page 9 These psychodynamic rewards may be classified into two fundamental categories.
Each validation makes the conclusion even less questionable. The restricted reality perceived is experienced as though it were the total world. A special kind of learning is needed to hold this restricted world intact. The narcissistic person learns to manipulate reality to conform with his projection. His experiments are designed to make prior conclusions inevitable. Within this framework his world is reasonable. 14 As in the Narcissus myth, "the image of himself seen reflected at a distance is called an as-if other.
As is the case with state involvement in, support of, and control of political terrorism, or new technologies and targets in the transportation, communications, and weapons fields,15 factors such as civil liberties, media access, or humane value systems do not "cause" political terrorism. Nevertheless, all of the above factors do serve to aggravate an overall problem that is itself determined by a complex equation of direct and indirect factors. What are the psychological determinants of political terrorism?
1000 Years for Revenge: International Terrorism and the FBI--the Untold Story by Peter Lance