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Alternate title:9/11 through Saudi eyes
Nine-eleven through Saudi eyes
Summary:In this program, a broad cross-section of Saudis -- parents and neighbors of the accused hijackers, editors of Arab News and Asharq Al Awasat, political and military analysts, a psychologist, and others -- give their perceptions of events and issues involving September 11th. Interviews provide background on and insights into the lives and minds of the alleged hijackers, the recruitment practices of al Qaeda, the co-opting of jihad for militant political ends, Osama bin Laden's cult of personality, the Israeli/Palestinian conflict, and frustration over U.S. foreign policy. This video, the first documentary to scrutinize 9/11 from the Saudi perspective, is a powerful learning tool for students of political science, the Middle East, and Islam.
Contributor:Hirsi, Bader Ben, 1968-
Abdallah, Bassem
Anthony, Nigel
Provider:Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Century:2001-2100
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Topical subjects:September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001
United States -- Foreign public opinion, Saudi Arabian
Genre:Documentary films
Credits:Producer, Bassem Abdallah ; director, Bader Ben Hirsi. Narrator, Nigel Anthony.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:War, Military
Films@UM Browse terms:War and International Conflicts
Middle East Studies
Collection:Films@UM
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