The Assassination of Osama bin Laden, 1st Edition

  • Julie Garbus
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  • ISBN-10: 0737773286
  • ISBN-13: 9780737773286
  • DDC: 958.104
  • Grade Level Range: 10th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 150 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released January 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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Perspectives On Modern World History: The Assassination Of Osama Bin Laden dives into the historical background of the raid that killed Osama Bin Laden. This volume discusses the controversies surrounding the SEALS raid and showcases personal narratives from the event.

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Features and Benefits

  • Using primary and secondary sources, each volume provides background information on a significant event in modern world history, presents the controversies surrounding the event, and offers first-person narratives from people who lived through or were impacted by the event.
  • All volumes in the series include an annotated table of contents, a world map, a chronology, a glossary of key terms, a bibliography, and a subject index.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
World Map.
1: Historical Background on the Assassination of Osama Bin Laden.
2: Al Qaeda: Osama Bin Laden's Terrorist Organization.
3: Terror Memos Authorized Harsh Interrogation Techniques.
4: SEALs Assassinate Bin Laden in Pakistan.
5: The US President Announces Bin Laden's Death.
6: Pakistan's Parliament Condemns the Raid.
7: The Abbottabad Commission Report Is Leaked to the Media.
8: Controversies Surrounding the Assassination of Osama Bin Laden.
9: Harsh Interrogation Techniques Helped the United States Find Bin Laden.
10: Harsh Interrogation Techniques Are Ineffective and Immoral.
11: Who Actually Killed Bin Laden Is Unclear.
12: Bin Laden's Death Brings Welcome Closure.
13: Osama Bin Laden's Perverted Legacy.
14: Bin Laden's Killing Raises Many Legal Issues.
15: Bin Laden's Killing Was Lawful.
16: The Fight against Bin Laden Cost Much and Yielded Little.
17: Mission Impossible: Bin Laden's Death Shows That the War on Terror Was Always a Fraud.
18: Years after Bin Laden's Death, Al Qaeda Remains a Threat.
19: Personal Narratives.
20: Bin Laden's Wives Describe the Raid.
21: An Abbottabad Resident Live-Tweets the Raid.
22: President Obama Nervously Watches the Raid.
23: The Bin Laden Situation Room Revisited—One Year Later.
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