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The cult of a Suicide Bomber III by Toolis, Kevin
Most people see suicide bombings as very dangerous phenomena, frequently located in areas of conflict such as Israel and Palestine. As suicide bombers become increasingly active in Western countries and have a huge impact on normal day life such as the 7/7 London subway bombings, new questions and concerns rise. This third part of the series following Robert Baer provides the viewer insightful, as much as shocking information about these home-grown terrorists and their backgrounds.
About London bombings
The 7/7 2005 London bombings were a series of suicide attacks in London in the public transport system during the morning rush hour. Four Islamist home-grown terrorists detonated four bombs. Of the four suicide bombers, three were British-born sons of Pakistani immigrants and one was a convert born in Jamaica.The explosions were caused by homemade organic peroxide based devices. Apart from the four bombers, 52 civilians were killed and over 700 more were injured.
About Robert Baer
Robert Baer is a former CIA on-the-ground field officer working in the Middle East leading operations against terrorist organizations. Currently, he is an author and intelligence columnist for TIME.com and he has written multiple books on the subject of espionage and terrorism in the Middle East. His memoire See no Evil was a bestseller. Next to books, he has also worked a writer and actor on multiple films, such as documentary films The cult of the suicide bomber part I, II, III, Car Bomb and Syriana.