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"Tells the story of the search with considerable authority and conviction" -- Max Hastings Sunday Times "His narrative has authority... Manhunt is packed with satisfying observations" The Economist "Meticulously reported, pacy and authoritative" -- Jason Burke Observer "A very good, well-sourced account, as good on the White House, the military and the CIA as on what happened in Abbottabad, and as good as we're likely to get, short of an official version" -- Alan Judd Spectator "The book makes for a rattling and thoroughly researched read on the last days of the world's most notorious terrorist" Daily Telegraph --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
PETER BERGEN is a National Security Analyst for CNN and the author of three previous books about Al Qaeda and the war on terrorism, including Holy War Inc., a New York Times bestseller that has been translated into eighteen languages. Bergen is the director of the national security studies program at the New America Foundation, a research fellow at NYU's Center on Law and Security, and has taught at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government, and at Johns Hopkins University.See all Product Description
Good read for all history buffs. Gripping account of the commando action in Abbottabad. President Obama comes out as a gutsy
Well written and quite credible account by someone who knows what they are talking about. Peter Bergen brings a vivid and exciting account of the lead up and execution of this... Read morePublished on April 2 2013 by Beamerdog