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Religious War Inc

The life of an extraordinary jihadist and where it fits in the sweep of history

The End of Middle East History and Other Conjectures | The Caravan: Abdallah Azzam and the Rise of Global Jihad
Ilex Foundation/Harvard University Press | Cambridge University Press
pages | ₹ $17.95 | $34.99

Abdallah Azzam (Illustration: Saurabh Singh)