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Is al-Qaeda Really an Organized Network?


Download the BBC documentary The Power of Nightmares "questioning whether the threat of terrorism to the West is a politically driven fantasy and if al-Qaeda really is an organized network".

There is also a transcript of the final episode on the site for the bandwidth impared.

Thanks to Liza Sabater for posting the site on Thingist.

Al-Qaeda expert Peter Bergen reviews the documentary for The Nation and while he admires it for treating viewers as adults capable of comprehending complex thoughts he also feels the director Adam Curtis distorts the facts in order to make his case that al-Qaeda and American Neoconservatives share a common goal.