All of Bin Laden's most important declarations, interviews and speeches from his Open Letter to King Fahd in August 1995 to his Speech to the Muslim Nation in April 2006 are included. Translations have been provided by the BBC and the Middle East Media Research Institute, along with translations done by academics from the Middle East. There are brief explanatory paragraphs before each entry to give the reader some background. Also, there are notes are the end of each entry explaining historical and Islamic terms. At the end of the text is a Terms section which provides additional information on terms used throughout the book.