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The Finish : the Killing of Osama Bin Laden.

Author: Mark Bowden
Publisher: New York : Atlantic Books Ltd, 2012.
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"There wasn't a meeting when someone didn't mention Black Hawk Down ."--A senior Obama administration official, as quoted in The New York Times, 02/05/2011 From Mark Bowden, internationally bestselling and acclaimed author of Black Hawk Down and the preeminent chronicler of the actions of the US military and special forces writing today, comes an intensely gripping account of the hunt for and elimination of Osama  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: Osama Bin Laden; Osama Bin Laden
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Bowden
ISBN: 9780802194107 0802194109 9781611859843 1611859840
OCLC Number: 818110746
Description: 1 online resource (321 pages)
Contents: Cover; The Finish; Also by Mark Bowden; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Epigraph; Contents; Prologue; The Finish; 1 A Definition of Evil; 2 The Path of Jihad; 3 Taking Up Arms; 4 The Targeting Engine; 5 "Please Make Sure to Keep the Children and All of the Families Away from the Areas That Are Being Photographed and Bombed"; 6 Disguised Uncertainty; 7 "Adhering to These Precautions"; 8 The Finish; 9 Glitter; Acknowledgments and Notes.
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"There wasn't a meeting when someone didn't mention Black Hawk Down ."--A senior Obama administration official, as quoted in The New York Times, 02/05/2011 From Mark Bowden, internationally bestselling and acclaimed author of Black Hawk Down and the preeminent chronicler of the actions of the US military and special forces writing today, comes an intensely gripping account of the hunt for and elimination of Osama bin Laden. With unprecedented access to key sources and his great gift for storytelling, Bowden takes us inside the rooms where decisions were made and where the action unfolded.

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A "New York Times" Bestseller "In-depth interviews with Obama and other insiders reveal a White House on edge, facing top-secret options, white-knuckle decisions, and unforeseen obstacles. . . . Read more...

 
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