Advance Praise for "Mastermind" ""Mastermind" is a heart-pounding read that not only reveals the never before told story of KSM and his terrorist plots, but also the politics surrounding his capture and possible trial. Miniter has it all. If you want the real story behind KSM from beginning to end you must read this book." -Richard Perle, former assistant secretary of defense "In telling the full story of KSM, Richard Miniter also reveals the conditions that bred so many other dangerous terrorists-conditions that persist today as much as ever. This is a fascinating book and a must read for those who want to understand the greatest threat to our nation's security." -General Richard B. Myers, ret., former chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff "An absolutely captivating biography of the wheelhorse of Islamist terror. Learn, for example, how the FBI's insistence on unnecessary formalities in 1996 left Khalid Shaikh Mohammed free to plot and direct 9/11. Impos
About the Author
, an award-winning investigative journalist, has written two New York Times
bestsellers on terrorism. He has written for The Atlantic Monthly, Reader's Digest, National Review
, and the New Republic
as well as for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal
, and The Washington Post
. He frequently appears on CNN, Fox News Channel, and MSNBC.