CANCELLED Screening: The Age of Terror – War on the West
A sneak preview of the final episode from award-winning journalist Peter Taylor’s investigation into terror acts of the last 30 years. In the final programme, Peter Taylor tells the story of Osama Bin Laden’s declaration of war on the West.
In 1998, a truck bomb exploded outside the American embassy in Nairobi. Over 200 people died and thousands were injured.
The film tells the survivors’ story with moving interviews and archive.
It also features an extraordinary interview with the FBI agent who tracked down and questioned a suspected al-Qaeda bomber.
It was Osama Bin Laden’s first major strike in his jihad against America.
The programme provides important insights for anyone trying to understand al-Qaeda’s methods of creating terror to this day.
Presenter: Peter Taylor
Series Producer: Chris Granlund
Series Director: Steve Condie
Producer: Janette Ballard
Executive Producer: Dominic Crossley-Holland