A kidnapping in Milan : the CIA on trial by Steve Hendricks

By Steve Hendricks

Offers an in depth account of the occasions surrounding the abduction of Abu Omar, a thorough Muslim chief, in Milan, Italy, and then he used to be despatched to be tortured in Egypt, and examines efforts of Italian investigators and the CIA's position within the events.


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Massimo began to trust Bob a little, which was pleasant although unnecessary. He would have played the game no matter who at the CIA called the plays. As Massimo told the story, Bob eventually sent him to apply his research in the field. The day was Friday, February 14—St. Valentine’s Day in the United States, though not in Italy, where the citizens do not need a holiday to declare their passion. Per Bob’s instructions, Massimo went to Piazzale Maciachini, a large crossroads a few blocks from, and even more graceless than, the smaller Dergano.

The group’s leaders remained more interested in trying to decapitate and seize the state than in winning over the millions who might demand more enduring change, so Jihad remained a relatively small group. Not so al-Gamaa al-Islamiyya, whose bland name—the Islamic Group—belied its wallop. Founded in 1973 during Sadat’s liberalization, Gamaa flourished among students at Egypt’s badly underfunded and overcrowded universities. Its founders had learned from the Brotherhood’s provision of services, and they offered tutorials, cheap textbooks, lecture notes, and rides to classes.

The failure of 1967, which he shared with Jordan and Syria, was so thorough that Arabs generally and Egyptians particularly asked how they had come to such desolation. Many throughout the Arab world found convincing the Brotherhood’s argument that God was punishing them for leading wicked lives and leaving wicked men in power. They were also comforted by the Brotherhood’s simple cure for these ills. Piety could be achieved by anyone, and collective piety, whether forcefully or peacefully expressed, was easier to understand as a national remedy than, say, improving the balance of trade or entering wiser geopolitical alliances.

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