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Suggested Readings On Osama Bin Laden

Updated on February 8, 2015

Osama Bin Laden: Dead or Alive?

Osama-Bin-Laden, who was killed recently by American Military attack was always an interesting subject for the writers all over the world. A lot of books were written on behalf of Osama, which are now having great demand.

Here is a list of names and description of some of the books on Osama.

The Longest War: The Enduring Conflict Between America and al-qaeda Peter l. Bergen

This book, written by Peter.L. Bergen, who is an analyst in CIA, mentions about the conflict between Al-Qaeda and America. This book throws some light towards Osama’s personal life too. It also mentions about the increasing opponents for Al-Qaeda even in the Muslim community.


The Bin Ladens: An Arabian Family in the American Century.- Steve Coll

This book, written by Steve Coll, who is a Pulitzer prize winner, analyses how Osama, the son of Muhammad and brother of Salim, became the Osama, which we all know. The book interprets that his anger and frustration towards the Royal family of Saudi, his own relatives as well as America made him a Jihad.

Osama: The Making of a Terrorist.- Jonathan Randal

The author of this book, Jonathan Randal, was a correspondent in Washington Post. He explains in details how Osama who was an anti-soviet jihad became an American rebel.

The Osama Bin Laden I Know: An Oral History of Al Qaeda's Leader. Peter l. Bergen

Nobody else other than Peter L. Bergen, might have studied Osama so deeply. After the terrorist attack in 1997, he turned his eyes towards Osama. This book is a detailed enquiry on Osama as a man and his characters.

The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda And The Road To 9/11 - Lawrence Wright

This book is a collection of more than 500 interviews and it also comments on the different events that led to the attack of 9/11. It checks, how the idea, attach is the only way to change history, was rooted in the mind of Osama-Bin-Laden and Zawahiri. It also gives us a picture of the lifeline of a shy-natured man, Osama


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      LensMan999 5 years ago from Trans-Neptunian region

      thank you @nancy niche

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      Nancy's Niche 6 years ago

      Interesting article and suggested reading on this hiedous individual.