"In The Martyr''s Oath
, Stewart Bell, Canada''s most
respected journalist covering terrorism, tells how Mohammed Mansour
Jabarah, a teenaged Canadian, was selected by the Al Qaeda
leadership to coordinate a powerful attack in Southeast Asia that
would have led to more destruction than 9/11. There is no better
way to understand how Western youth are being drawn to terrorism
than to read this story of the rise of a new generation of
- Rohan Gunaratna, Author of Inside Al Qaeda: Global Network of
(Columbia University Press)
"The Martyr''s Oath provides a unique vignette into the
recruitment, training and operational deployment of young Canadian
Muslims by Al Qaeda terrorists. it couples a biographical account
of their personal and family experiences, culminating in capture,
interrogation, and death, with some extraordinarily detailed
accounts of counter-terrorism operations across the Middle East,
Southeast Asia and North America. This will be a must-read for
anyone and everyone interested in the challenges of international
terrorism in our times."
- Dr. Martin Rudner, Director, Canadian Centre of Intelligence and
Security Studies, The Norman Paterson School of International
Affairs, Ottawa, ON
Acclaim for Stewart Bell''s first book, Cold Terror: How
Canada Nurtures and Exports Terrorism Around the World
"an arresting look at the reality of terrorism"
-The Gazette (Montreal)
Every responsible citizen of Canada, the US, the UK and other
Western Countries should read this book."
- Christopher Ondaatje, Times Higher Education
"Cold Terror will shock the conscience of the nation... This
book is not just an exposé it is an urgent call to action."
-David Frum, Author of The Right Man: The Surprise Presidency
of George W. Bush
"The most important Canadian book of 2004."