Book ‘Countdown bin Laden’ by Chris Wallace

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Following Chris Wallace’s “riveting” (The New York Times) and “propulsive” (Time) #1 national bestseller Countdown 1945 comes a deeply reported, revelatory, and thrillingly told account of the final months of the hunt for Osama bin Laden. On August 27, 2010, three CIA officers ask for a private meeting with CIA Director Leon Panetta. During that secret session, they tell Panetta that agents have tracked a courier with deep Al Qaeda ties to a three-story house at the end of a dead-end street in Abbottabad, Pakistan. But they say it’s more than a house—it’s a heavily protected fortress. No one in the meeting says the name bin Laden. They don’t have to. Everyone understands that finally, after nearly a decade, maybe...
Publisher: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster (September 7, 2021)  Hardcover: ‎368 pages  ISBN-13: 978-1982176525  Dimensions:‎ 6.13 x 1.2 x 9.25 inches

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