This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Gary Schroen - This individual was a CIA officer in clandestine services for 26 years, and was instrumental in trying to recover the Stinger missiles that the U.S. supplied to the rebels during the Afghan war with the Soviets.
Ahmed Shah Massoud - This anti-Soviet guerrilla commander during the 1980s was known as the Lion of Panjshir.
Osama bin Laden - This individual lived in Khartoum in 1993-1994 when the Saudi government revoked his citizenship because of an anti-royal stance.
Prince Turki al-Faisal - Born on 15 February 1945, this person headed the...
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