A Season in Hell: My 130 Days in the Sahara with Al Qaeda

A Season in Hell: My 130 Days in the Sahara with Al Qaeda

Robert R. Fowler


for many years, Robert R. Fowler used to be a dominant strength in Canadian overseas affairs. in a single heart-stopping minute, all of that modified. On December 14, 2008, Fowler, performing because the UN Secretary General's unique Envoy to Niger, used to be abducted by way of Al Qaeda, turning into the top ranked UN legitimate ever held captive. with his colleague Louis Guay, Fowler lived, slept and ate along with his captors for almost 5 months, gaining infrequent first-hand perception into the motivations of the world's so much feared terror workforce. Fowler's catch, free up and next appearances have helped shed new mild on international coverage and protection concerns as we input the second one decade of the " conflict on Terror."

A Season in Hell is Fowler's compelling tale of his captivity, advised in his personal phrases, yet it's additionally a startlingly frank dialogue concerning the nation of an international redefined by means of clashing civilizations.

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