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The Ten-Year Search for Bin Laden

Thursday, May 03, 2012

Peter Bergen gives an account of the decade-long hunt for the world's most wanted man. In Manhunt: The Ten-Year Search for Bin Laden—from 9/11 to Abbottabad, he gives new details of bin Laden’s flight after the defeat of the Taliban. 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 life in hiding and his struggle to maintain control of al-Qaeda.

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Comments [2]

Ramaswamy from New Jersey

Leonard,

In answer to your question, Peter Bergen asserted that there was zero probability that the Pakistani officaldom had any idea that Bin Laden lived in Abbotabad. I don't find that at all credible. You have to realize that in his position, Peter Bergen cannot antagonize the Pakistanis.. that would be killing the goose that lays the golden egg.

May. 03 2012 12:50 PM
Laura from UWS

About the website today.....I could live very happily without having to look at Osama bin Laden's smiling face...thank you very much.

May. 03 2012 11:05 AM

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