The Killing of Osama Bin Laden: How the Mission to Hunt Down by Mark Yoshimoto Nemcoff

By Mark Yoshimoto Nemcoff

Part detective tale. half secret agent mystery. half techno motion blockbuster. This tale completely does reads like a Tom Clancy novel, yet precise. 5 STARS!"
Amazon reviewer - Persephone

Amazon reviewer - Tony Carcieri

"I need to think that both Mark Yoshimoto Nemcoff is one heck of a researcher or he's getting his details from resources contained in the govt or the U.S. Military..." - Steve Samblis,

THE KILLING OF OSAMA BIN LADEN is a concise and detail-rich telling of the historical manhunt for the world's no 1 most-wanted terrorist.

The courier was once the foremost. A mid-level al-Qaeda operative who performed a small half within the making plans of the 9-11 assaults and was once with Bin weighted down whilst he escaped the conflict of Tora Bora. discover who the courier used to be, and the way with one cell name, he ultimately led the CIA to Bin Laden's fortress-like mansion within the prosperous suburbs of Abbottabad, Pakistan. Years after the path had long gone chilly, Osama Bin weighted down, used to be back inside our points of interest. ultimately the most important manhunt in U.S. counterterrorism heritage used to be headed to its singular and bloody end if purely the President and his workforce may possibly work out how one can get him earlier than he vanished once more.

The intestine punch Osama Bin weighted down landed on Sep 11 nonetheless stings. What he took from nation on that bad day can by no means get replaced, nor can the lives of the millions of blameless males, girls and youngsters murdered within the identify of a few campaign. or even even though it is going to nonetheless be decades until eventually we americans absolutely heal from the discomfort of the worst terrorist assaults on our soil, we will be able to leisure guaranteed that the guy who grew to become the epitome of evil within the smooth global won't ever do that again.

This commemorative e-book variation of the occasions that ended in Bin Laden's loss of life comprises information about the courier whose mobile name doomed the al-Qaeda chief and the detective paintings that led the CIA to front door of his fortress-like mansion compound in an prosperous local of suburban Pakistan.

Mark Yoshimoto Nemcoff is a bestselling and award-winning writer who has been recognized to often moonlight as a voice-over artist and self reliant journalist. he's a former Sirius satellite tv for pc Radio force time exhibit and T.V. host that has been featured via Playboy journal and entry Hollywood. Mark at present is living in Los Angeles. 

This e-book is going out to the courageous women and men of the U.S. army. Your valor and braveness make me proud to be an American. Please get domestic safely.

"I could guess there'll be telephones ringing on the Pentagon or contained in the Beltway as soon as observe of this booklet will get out... while you're trying to find a hugely informative and exciting rendition of ways the manhunt for Osama bin weighted down opened up, certainly glance no extra than this one."
- Steven Samblis,

"Nemcoff's tales minimize to the chase -- blistering motion meets brutal reality." - NYT Bestselling writer, Scott Sigler

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Mapping the Risks: Assessing the Homeland Security by John C. Baker, Beth E. Lachman, Dave R. Frelinger, Kevin M.

By John C. Baker, Beth E. Lachman, Dave R. Frelinger, Kevin M. O'Connell, Alexander Hou

Following the assaults of September eleven, 2001, many firms in the federal executive begun limiting a few of their publicly on hand geospatial info and data from such assets because the world-wide-web. As time passes, notwithstanding, decisionmakers have all started to invite even if and the way such details in particular is helping power attackers, together with terrorists, to pick U.S. fatherland websites and get ready for greater assaults. The examine specific during this e-book goals to aid decisionmakers tasked with the accountability of selecting which geospatial info to make to be had and which to limit.

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The Cybersecurity Dilemma: Hacking, Trust and Fear Between by Ben Buchanan

By Ben Buchanan

Why do countries holiday into one another's most crucial machine networks? there's an seen solution: to scouse borrow invaluable details or to assault. yet this is not the entire tale. This publication attracts on often-overlooked records leaked through Edward Snowden, real-world case stories of cyber operations, and policymaker views to teach that intruding into different international locations' networks has huge, immense protective worth to boot. countries, neither of which seeks to hurt the opposite yet neither of which trusts the opposite, will frequently locate it prudent to release intrusions. This normal challenge, during which a nation's technique of securing itself threatens the safety of others and hazards escalating pressure, is a bedrock notion in diplomacy and is named the 'security dilemma'. This ebook indicates not just that the protection drawback applies to cyber operations, but in addition that the actual features of the electronic area suggest that the consequences are deeply suggested. The cybersecurity problem is either an essential obstacle of recent statecraft and a way of accessibly knowing the fundamental parts of cyber operations.

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The Secret History of the Iraq War by Yossef Bodansky

By Yossef Bodansky

Within the months prime as much as March 2003, clean from its fast and heady victory in Afghanistan, the Bush management mobilized the U.S. militia to overthrow the govt. of Iraq. 8 months after the president declared an finish to significant wrestle operations, Saddam Hussein was once captured in a farmhouse in Al-Dawr. And but neither peace nor democracy has taken carry in Iraq; in its place the rustic has plunged into terrorist insurgency and guerrilla battle, endlessly. What went incorrect? within the mystery background of the Iraq struggle, bestselling writer Yossef Bodansky deals an outstanding new account of the struggle and its aftermath -- a warfare that was once doomed from the beginning, he argues, by means of the big and systemic disasters of the yankee intelligence group. Drawing again the curtain of politicized debate, Bodansky -- an established specialist and director of the Congressional job strength on Terrorism and Unconventional struggle -- finds that almost each point of America's clash with Iraq has been misunderstood, in either the court docket of public opinion and the White condo itself. between his revelations: the main authoritative account of Saddam Hussein's help for Islamic terrorist companies -- together with broad new reporting on his lively cooperation with al-Qaeda in Iraq lengthy after the autumn of Baghdad broad new info on Iraq's significant chemical and organic guns courses -- together with North Korea's function in construction still-undetected mystery garage amenities and Iraq's move of banned fabrics to Syria, Iran, and Libya the 1st account of Saddam's plan for Iraq, Syria, and Iran to affix Yasser Arafat's Palestinian forces to assault Israel, throw the sector into turmoil, and upend the yank crusade The untold tale of Russia's try and release a coup opposed to Saddam earlier than the struggle -- and the way the CIA thwarted it by means of making sure that Iraq was once forewarned Dramatic information about Saddam's ultimate days at the run, together with the untold tale of a close to omit with U.S. troops and the beautiful revelation that Saddam used to be already in custody on the time of his catch -- and used to be most likely betrayed via contributors of his personal Tikriti extended family The definitive account of the anti-U.S. resistance and rebellion in Iraq, because the American invasion ignited an Islamic jihad and Iran-inspired intifada, threatening to plunge the zone into irreversible chaos fueled by means of hatred and revenge Revelations in regards to the direct involvement of Osama bin encumbered within the terrorism campaigns in Iraq, Saudi Arabia, and the remainder of the center East -- together with the main function performed by means of Iran and HizbAllah in al-Qaeda's operations Drawing upon a unprecedented wealth of formerly untapped intelligence and neighborhood assets, the key background of the Iraq battle provides the main targeted, attention-grabbing, and convincing account of the main debatable struggle of our instances -- and provides a sobering indictment of an intelligence procedure that failed the White condo, the yankee army, and the folk of the center East.

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The Compleat Strategyst: Being a Primer on the Theory of by J. D. WILLIAMS


This ebook was once conceived in the course of a dialogue between a bunch of individuals who've been involved for a few years with the twin difficulties of the advance and alertness of the idea of video games of technique. whereas their fast and first curiosity has been functions pertinent to army affairs—particularly to these of the Air strength— their tangential pursuits in those difficulties are huge, essentially with out restrict.

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Takur Ghar: The SEALs and Rangers on Roberts Ridge, by Leigh Neville

By Leigh Neville

In the early morning hours of March four, 2002, a reconnaissance staff folks army SEALs from the Tier One Naval distinct battle improvement staff hooked up to Joint detailed Operations activity strength eleven tried to infiltrate onto an Afghan mountain top in help of what used to be then the biggest operation performed through US forces in view that Vietnam, Operation Anaconda. The SEALs have been tasked with developing covert statement posts to name in air moves on al Qaeda positions within the notorious Shah-i-Khot Valley just about the Afghan-Pakistan border.

Anaconda was once designed to have interaction huge numbers of overseas al Qaeda warring parties who had fled to the valley after the overthrow in their hosts, the Taliban govt and the later conflict of Tora Bora in December 2001 which pressured the various overseas warring parties towards the border and into the Shah-i-Khot, a conventional safe haven of mujahideen within the Nineteen Eighties. Anaconda introduced jointly either traditional American forces and a wide choice of US and Coalition certain operations forces to seek down the al Qaeda remnants.

As the SEAL's detailed operation Chinook, flown via the Nightstalkers of the a hundred and sixtieth distinct Operations Aviation Regiment, tried to land at the top of the 11,000 foot Takur Ghar, hidden al Qaeda defenders sprang an ambush. The Chinook was once struck by way of RPGs and small hands fireplace and banked away to flee. within the strategy, a SEAL fell from the rear ramp and tumbled into the snow less than. The crippled Chinook controlled to flee the ambush and land numerous kilometres away.

A moment Chinook used to be dispatched which picked up the SEAL group and flew them again to the height of Takur Ghar in a determined look for the lacking SEAL. because the SEALs and their Air strength wrestle Controller exited the helicopter they have been instantly engaged via the al Qaeda defenders. A ferocious firefight erupted leading to the loss of life of the strive against Controller and SEALs being wounded. ultimately the outnumbered SEALs have been compelled to withdraw from the peak.

At Bagram, the duty strength eleven quickly response strength used to be introduced to try a rescue of the SEALs. The QRF was once made out of Nightstalker Chinooks wearing military Rangers and Air strength strive against Controllers and Para Rescue Jumpers, experts in wrestle seek and Rescue. because of either command problems and communications difficulties, the only of the QRF Chinooks by no means bought a caution approximately touchdown at the top. as an alternative, the Chinook landed without delay onto the height and into the attractions of al Qaeda.

The Chinook used to be instantly struck through RPG, recoilless rifle and heavy desktop gun fireplace killing or heavily wounding a number of Rangers and Nightstalkers. The QRF turned engaged in an epic seventeen hour firefight, eventually killing or using off all al Qaeda opponents from the height with a mixture of marvelous small unit strategies and chance shut air moves from F-16s, F-15s, an AC-130 and an armed CIA RQ-1 Predator. Al Qaeda reinforcements have been saved at bay via an Australian targeted Air provider OP on a close-by mountain which referred to as in air moves each time reinforcements neared the trapped Rangers and SEALs.

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