Monday, April 9, 2012

Giveaway: The Hunt for Khalid Sheikh Mohammed - Josh Meyer & Terry McDermott



The definitive account of the decade-long pursuit and capture of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the terrorist mastermind of 9/11 Only minutes after United 175 plowed into the World Trade Center's South Tower, people in positions of power correctly suspected who was behind the assault: Osama bin Laden and Al Qaeda. But it would be 18 months after September 11 before investigators would capture the actual mastermind of the attacks, the man behind bin Laden himself. That monster is the man who got his hands dirty while Osama fled; the man who was responsible for setting up Al Qaeda's global networks, who personally identified and trained its terrorists, and who personally flew bomb parts on commercial airlines to test their invisibility. That man withstood waterboarding and years of other intense interrogations, not only denying Osama's whereabouts but making a literal game of the proceedings, after leading his pursuers across the globe and back. That man is Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, and he is still, to this day, the most significant Al Qaeda terrorist in captivity. In THE HUNT FOR KSM, Terry McDermott and Josh Meyer go deep inside the US government's dogged but flawed pursuit of this elusive and dangerous man. One pair of agents chased him through countless false leads and narrow escapes for five years before 9/11. And now, drawing on a decade of investigative reporting and unprecedented access to hundreds of key sources, many of whom have never spoken publicly-as well as jihadis and members of KSM's family and support network-this is a heart-pounding trip inside the dangerous, classified world of counterterrorism and espionage.

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9 comments:

  1. The history that happened that day is so interesting and I would love to know more.

    cenya2 at hotmail dot com

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  2. Want to learn more about this sad time in our country

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  3. It is critical to understand the process for capturing terrorists. jtretin at aol dot com

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  4. I want to read this because no matter how atrocious and how shocking it is important to understand and gain knowledge.
    Knowledge is power.

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  5. The book is based on facts, and probably far outside my comfort zone but I still want to read it.

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  6. It sounds like an interesting book, and I have always wanted to know more on this subject.
    ayancey(at)dishmail(dot)net

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  7. Sounds very exciting. Real life can sometimes provide bigger thrills than what can be imagined by writers of fiction.

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  8. This book sounds so interesting, frightening but compelling.Lomazowr@gmail.com

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  9. Congrats to the winners and I am thrilled to be one of them.

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