It's a familiar story and it is not about the United States. It documents the dangers of unthinking tribalism which lurks within each of us and is only overcome with experience,... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Matt Hollingsworth
'Sometimes knowing too much can be a curse'.
This was the last Facebook post before Moazzam Begg, Outreach Director for CAGE, was arrested by West Midlands Police... Read more
I wanted a different perspective on the War on Terror, and after reading the reviews on this book, felt it would be a good chance to view the Muslim world from one of the captives... Read morePublished on January 29, 2012 by Mary Ann Davis
First, I am the exact demographic that this book is targeted for. That is liberal and anti-war. With that being said, this book is not very good. Read morePublished on October 14, 2009 by Black Dog
Very interesting with alot of good info, however, Moazzam comes off a little self-righteous and arrogant. Read morePublished on September 18, 2008 by K. Manning
The author, either a pious bookseller and humanitarian or a supporter of al-Qaida, depending on who you ask, was abducted from his house in Islamabad and spent three years in the... Read morePublished on June 25, 2008 by ensiform
leaving aside his guilt or innocence and the question of whether his treatment was fair or inhuman...... Read morePublished on June 4, 2008 by jibli
I am only half way through this book, but I can't resit writing a preliminary review after seeing the other reviews offered here.
This book is not well written. Read more
Moazzam Begg has written a memoir about an experience during three years as a "detainee" that reminds one of Franz Kafka's fiction, but he claims that these things really happened... Read morePublished on September 7, 2007 by Lowell P. Beveridge