The Osama bin Laden I Know

An Oral History of al Qaeda"s Leader by Peter Bergen

Publisher: Free Press

Written in English
Cover of: The Osama bin Laden I Know | Peter Bergen
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Subjects:

  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Biography: general,
  • Terrorism, freedom fighters, armed struggle,
  • Terrorism,
  • 21st century,
  • Islam,
  • Terrorists,
  • Islamic Government,
  • Political Terrorism,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Islamic fundamentalism,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Afghanistan,
  • Criminals & Outlaws,
  • Islamic Studies,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Terrorism,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Political,
  • Religious aspects,
  • International Relations - Diplomacy,
  • Political,
  • Saudi Arabia,
  • Biography,
  • Islamic countries
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages528
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7948596M
ISBN 100743278925
ISBN 109780743278928

  Peter Bergen is the author of Holy War, Inc. and The Osama Bin Laden I Know, both named among the best nonfiction books of the year by The Washington is a contributing editor at The New Republic and has worked as a correspondent for National Geographic television, Discovery, and CNN. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, /5(5).   On May 2, , Osama bin Laden, founder and leader of the terrorist organization al Qaeda, the man responsible for the horrific Sept. 11, attacks on .   Copies of Owen's book, leaked today to two news outlets, describe the gruesome scene when Osama bin Laden died and offer details that appear to .   BIN LADEN: No doubt about that: The book mentions this clearly. The Jews and the Americans made up this call for peace in the world. The peace they're calling for is a big fairy tale.

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Book by Peter L. Bergen4/5(29). The Osama bin Laden I Know NPR coverage of The Osama bin Laden I Know: An Oral History of Al Qaeda's Leader by Peter L. Bergen. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. The Osama bin Laden I Know is an unprecedented oral history of Osama bin Laden's rise to revered leader of al Qaeda.

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Omar bin Laden, the son, seems to be animated with quite a lot of anger about the way his father treated him and his siblings. I wish I had had that book when I was writing The Osama bin Laden I Know because there are so many interesting first-person anecdotes – I’ll give you one example.

Omar bin Laden complains about his dad taking him on. Osama bin Laden, founder of the militant Islamist organization al-Qaeda and mastermind of numerous terrorist attacks against the United States and other Western powers, including the Septemattacks on the World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon near Washington, D.C.

SEAL Team Six raided an al-Qaeda compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, in May and killed the world’s most wanted terrorist: Osama bin Laden. Get the facts and a timeline of the raid on : Julie Marks. Peter Bergen talked about his book The Osama bin Laden I Know: An Oral History of al Qaeda’s Leader, published by Free included minutes of al-Qaeda meetings found in Bosnia.

I already knew that Osama bin Laden read my book before the headlines this week – but I’m still angry that he gave The Best Democracy Money. In his book The America We Deserve, which Trump referenced as proof that he was onto al-Qaeda before 9/11, but the following passage — the only time bin Laden is mentioned, per Politifact.

Peter Bergen is the author of Holy War, Inc. and The Osama Bin Laden I Know, both named among the best nonfiction books of the year by The Washington is a contributing editor at The New Republic and has worked as a correspondent for National Geographic television, Discovery, and CNN.

His writing has appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, /5(4). It’s hard to overstate the degree to which the killing of Osama bin Laden transformed American politics.

From a purely practical standpoint, it enabled Obama to recast himself as a. Peter Bergen talked about his book The Osama bin Laden I Know: An Oral History of al Qaeda’s Leader, published by Free Press.

Peter Bergen used first-hand accounts by bin Laden’s family. Matt Bissonnette, a former Navy SEAL member who wrote an account of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, agreed Friday to forfeit $ million. Osama bin Laden has haunted the popular psyche and stymied the world's mightiest military for the last five years.

Despite President Bush's declaration that he wanted bin Laden "dead or alive," despite being one of the world's most notorious men, and despite the barrage of coverage surrounding him, Osama bin Laden remains at large -- and shrouded in a fog of anecdote and myth.

In The Osama Bin Laden I Know, Bergen interviews many of bin Laden’s comrades-at-arms, childhood acquaintances, and others who had first-hand knowledge of the Saudi took the unusual approach of letting those he interviewed speak for themselves, arranging the book topically and chronologically, rather than creating a single : Daniel Byman.

Osama bin Laden is a terrorist extremist who planned the attacks on the World Trade Center and is intent on driving Western influence from the Muslim world. Synopsis Osama bin Laden was born in Born: Peter Bergen is the author of Holy War, Inc. and The Osama Bin Laden I Know, both named among the best nonfiction books of the year by The Washington is a contributing editor at The New Republic and has worked as a correspondent for National Geographic television, Discovery, and CNN.

His writing has appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Foreign Affairs Released on: Aug   (A SEAL holds a gun during a training Navy Photo) The man who claims he was the SEAL Team 6 operator who shot Osama bin Laden in has written a new book, and his retelling of that Author: Paul Szoldra.

Osama bin Laden 'saw chaos of Arab Spring as opportunity for al-Qaeda' A second list features titles which may have been read by Bin Laden, but according to the US government were probably used by.

The allegations in Seymour M. Hersh’s article about the killing of bin Laden have received official denials and journalistic gasps similar to those that greeted his reporting on the CIA’s MH-CHAOS domestic spying programme and the revelations in his book The Price of Power about Henry Kissinger’s masterminding of the carpet-bombing of Cambodia and hiding it from the US Congress.

The Osama bin Laden I Know is an unprecedented oral history of Osama bin Laden's rise to revered leader of al Qaeda. Peter Bergen takes the reader onto the battlefields of Afghanistan as bin Laden goes from a shy, quiet teen to a leader; he brings you into Osama's intimate family life as he lives under the radar in Sudan, then Afghanistan; he puts you right in the room for al Qaeda's very /5(37).

Facts First: Trump's January book, "The America We Deserve," mentioned bin Laden once, but it did not call for bin Laden to be killed or warn that he would perpetrate a.

Will Chesney, the K9 handler from the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound, is in the Katy area to promote his new book, "No Ordinary Dog: My Partner from the SEAL Teams to the Bin Laden Raid.

Seymour Hershs The Killing of Osama bin Laden goes beyond talking about bin Laden, digging further into the war against ISIS, Benghazi and concerns with Iraq, Turkey, Russia, China, and Syria. For readers of the London Review of Books, much of this small book is from Hershs articles spanning to January 7, /5.

View the profiles of people named Osama Bin Laden. Join Facebook to connect with Osama Bin Laden and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power. President Trump mentioned Osama bin Laden in his book "The America We Deserve," but he didn't predict the terrorist leader would attack the United States.

The book I write about is "The Osama bin Laden I Know: An Oral History of al Qaeda's Leader". The book is written cold. It is mostly based on press reports and the existing relations about Osama and its life in Saudi Arabia, in Afganistan, Pakistan. The Osama bin Laden I Know audiobook, by Peter L.

Bergen No one knows more about Osama bin Laden than Peter Bergen. Inwell before the West suddenly became aware of the world’s most sought-after terrorist, Bergen met with him and has followed his activities ever since.

Today, years after President Bush swore to get him dead or alive and despite. Get this from a library! The Osama bin Laden I know: an oral history of al-Qaeda's leader.

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Editorial Reviews "Mike Scheuer was long the dean of U.S. government analysts of Osama bin Laden. Out of government Scheuer has continued to be one of the most original and thoughtful interpreters of bin Laden and al- Qaeda, and in this volume he has distilled his decade and half of thinking about them to great effect, synthesizing a large body of literature to produce a portrait of /5(22).Claim: Says in his book "I was talking about Osama bin Laden.

I said, ‘You have to kill him. You have to take him out.’"Mostly False.