— Rohan Gunaratna, Author of Inside Al Qaeda: Global Network of Terror (Columbia University Press)
"The Martyr's Oath provides a unique vignette into the recruitment, training and operational deployment of young Canadian Muslims by Al Qaeda terrorists. it couples a biographical account of their personal and family experiences, culminating in capture, interrogation, and death, with some extraordinarily detailed accounts of counter-terrorism operations across the Middle East, Southeast Asia and North America. This will be a must-read for anyone and everyone interested in the challenges of international terrorism in our times."
— Dr. Martin Rudner, Director, Canadian Centre of Intelligence and Security Studies, The Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Ottawa, ON
Acclaim for Stewart Bell's first book, Cold Terror: How Canada Nurtures and Exports Terrorism Around the World
"an arresting look at the reality of terrorism"
—The Gazette (Montreal)
Every responsible citizen of Canada, the US, the UK and other Western Countries should read this book."
— Christopher Ondaatje, Times Higher Education Supplement
"Cold Terror will shock the conscience of the nation... This book is not just an exposé it is an urgent call to action."
—David Frum, Author of The Right Man: The Surprise Presidency of George W. Bush
"The most important Canadian book of 2004."