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The Generals: American Military Command from World War II to Today
The Ten-Year Search for Bin Laden--from 9/11 to Abbottabad
Pakistan: A Hard Country
The Longest War
The Enduring Conflict Between America and al-Qaeda
The Bin Ladens
An Arabian Family In the American Century
A Vision for America’s Role in the World
The Osama bin Laden I Know
An Oral History of al Qaeda's Leader
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