Simon Cottee

Academic and Author


Diary of a Jihadi: The 1990 Coup in Trinidad and Tobago

On July 27, 1990, 114 self-styled jihadis tried to overthrow the government of Trinidad and Tobago.
It was the only Islamist coup ever attempted in a western democracy. Bernard Blache, who fought on the side
of the Muslimeen, recorded the events of 1990 in his prison diaries.

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