ISBN 9780241003787,Agent Storm : My Life Inside Al - Qaeda

Agent Storm : My Life Inside Al - Qaeda


Morten Storm


Penguin Books



Penguin Books

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9780241003787

ISBN-10 0241003784


Number of Pages 416 Pages
Language (English)

Biography & autobiography

He was the western convert who would plunge deep inside al - Qaeda. He named his first son Osama after 9 / 11 and became a Jihadist. But then-after a sudden loss of faith - Morten Storm made a life-changing decision. He became a double agent and joined the CIA, MI6 and MI5.

Filled with hair-raising close calls and duplicity, Storm's story builds to the climactic finale when he must betray his friend and mentor al - Awlaki-al - Qaeda's biggest threat to the west. Storm is trusted to find al - Awlaki a wife from Europe. She becomes the bait for a possible American drone strike.

About the Author

Born in Denmark, Morten Storm converted to radical Islam and became deeply embedded in the al - Qaeda underworld. He then lost his faith and turned double agent for the west. He became the CIA's most valued informant, entrusted with missions targeting several of the world's most dangerous al - Qaeda terrorists. He now lives in hiding in the UK. This memoir is told with renowned British investigative journalists and al - Qaeda experts Paul Cruickshank and Tim Lister of CNN.