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Osama bin Laden

Terrorist (10-Mar-1957 — 1-May-2011)


Peter Bergen. The Holy War, Inc.: Inside the Secret World of Osama Bin Laden. London: George Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 2001. 292pp.

Peter L. Bergen. The Osama bin Laden I Know: An Oral History of al-Qaeda's Leader. New York: Free Press. 2006. 444pp.

Mark Bowden. The Finish: The Killing of Osama bin Laden. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press. 2012. 266pp.

Jonathan Randal. Osama: The Making of a Terrorist. Alfred A. Knopf. 2004.

Adam Robinson. Bin Laden: Behind the Mask of the Terrorist. New York: Arcade Publishing. 2001.


  1. What Do We Really Know About Osama bin Laden's Death?
    The history of Obama's most important foreign-policy victory is still being written.
    by Jonathan Mahler. The New York Times Magazine, 15-Oct-2015.


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  8. The International Who's Who 2001 (p.155)

  9. Britannica Almanac 2006 (p.56)

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