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Peter Bergen

Originally posted January 2006

The Osama bin Laden I Know

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People who know him say he can be friendly, soft-spoken, and hospitable, but he is also the world's most-wanted man: Osama bin Laden, estranged member of a wealthy Saudi Arabian family, founder of al Qaeda, mastermind of the September 11th attacks. CNN terrorism analyst Peter Bergen, who met bin Laden in 1997, has now researched and written what he calls an oral history of bin Laden, a book titled The Osama bin Laden I Know.

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