Manhunt: The Ten-Year Search for Bin Laden from 9/11 to Abbottabad

Manhunt: The Ten-Year Search for Bin Laden from 9/11 to Abbottabad

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The gripping account of the decade-long hunt for the world's most wanted man.

It was only a week before 9/11 that Peter Bergen turned in the manuscript of Holy War, Inc., the story of Osama bin Laden--whom Bergen had once interviewed in a mud hut in Afghanistan--and his declaration of war on America. The book became a New York Times bestseller and the essential portrait of the most formidable terrorist enterprise of our time. Now, in Manhunt, Bergen picks up the… (more)

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Many have spoken to Bergen, a former television journalist who has a justified reputation as one of the most reliable and perceptive specialists in the now expansive field of "al-Qaida studies". One of the strong points of this excellent account of how Bin Laden was found and killed is much new detail. Bergen managed to get himself into the house in the northern Pakistani city of Abbottabad where Bin Laden lived from around 2005

Bergen’s Pakistani sources gave him new insight into bin Laden’s home life. Contrary to gossipy news reports, there was harmony in the household. Bin Laden’s three wives accepted polygamy and believed, as he did, that the arrangement was sanctioned by God.

“Manhunt: The Ten-Year Search for Bin Laden From 9/11 to Abbottabad” is a more focused repurposing of that material, along with new information gathered from interviews with members of the National Security Council, intelligence and counterterrorism officials and former Special Operations officers.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Broadway Books (May 01, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 288 pages

File size: 2.9 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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