Manhunt: The Ten-year Search For Bin Laden--from 9/11 To Abbottabad by Peter L. BergenManhunt: The Ten-year Search For Bin Laden--from 9/11 To Abbottabad by Peter L. Bergen

Manhunt: The Ten-year Search For Bin Laden--from 9/11 To Abbottabad

byPeter L. Bergen

Paperback | April 30, 2013

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     In Manhunt, Peter Bergen delivers a taut yet panoramic account of the pursuit and killing of Osama bin Laden. Here are riveting new details of bin Laden's flight after the crushing defeat of the Taliban to Tora Bora, where American forces came startlingly close to capturing him, and of the fugitive leader's attempts to find a secure hiding place. As the only journalist to gain access to bin Laden's Abbottabad compound before the Pakistani government demolished it, Bergen paints a vivid picture of bin Laden's grim, Spartan life in hiding and his struggle to maintain control of al-Qaeda.
     Half a world away, Bergen takes us inside the Situation Room, where President Obama considers the courses of action presented by his war council and receives conflicting advice from his top advisors before deciding to risk the raid that would change history--and then inside the Joint Special Ops Command, whose "secret warriors," the SEALs, would execute Operation Neptune Spear. From the moment two Black Hawks take off from Afghanistan until bin Laden utters his last words, Manhunt reads like a thriller.
PETER L. BERGEN is the author of four books about Osama bin Laden and al Qaeda, three of which were New York Times bestsellers. He is CNN's national security analyst and a director of the New America Foundation.
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Title:Manhunt: The Ten-year Search For Bin Laden--from 9/11 To AbbottabadFormat:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 7.98 × 5.16 × 0.87 inPublished:April 30, 2013Publisher:Doubleday CanadaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0385676794

ISBN - 13:9780385676793

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent and fantastic book Bergen is once again at his finest, arguably one of the foremost experts on bin Laden, having interviewed him. Great detail, fast-paced narrative and exhaustive. Highly recommended.
Date published: 2018-04-06