Where in the World Is Osama Bin Laden?

Where in the World Is Osama Bin Laden?

Book - 2008
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Academy Award-nominated filmmaker and director Morgan Spurlock, who volunteered his body as a guinea pig for the fast food industry in the hit documentary Super Size Me, now sets his sights even higher inWhere in the World Is Osama bin Laden? Spurlock is a jittery father-to-be with a simple question: If OBL is behind 9/11 and all the ensuing worldwide chaos, then why can't we just catch him? And furthermore, why is his message so compelling to so many people? So the intrepid Spurlock kisses his anxious wife goodbye and--armed with a complete lack of knowledge, experience, or expertise--sets out to make the world safe for infantkind and find the most wanted man on earth. After boning up on his basic knowledge of OBL, Islam, and the Global War on Terror--and learning how to treat "sucking chest wounds" in a "Surviving Hostile Regions" training course--he hits the Osama trail. He zigzags the globe, drawing ever closer to the heart of darkness near the border between Afghanistan and Pakistan, where OBL is rumored to be hiding. Along the way he interviews imams and princes, refugees and soldiers, academics and terrorists. He visits European ghettos where youth aspire to global jihad, breaks the Ramadan fast with Muslims in Cairo, rides in the bomb squad van in Tel Aviv, and writes his blood type on his Kevlar vest at a U.S. base outside of Kandahar. And then the fun really starts. Companion to the acclaimed documentary,Where in the World is Osama bin Laden'delves even deeper. What readers come away with is possibly the first-ever funny book about terrorism, as well as a greater understanding of a conflict that has cast a shadow across America and the world. www.whereisobl.com From the Hardcover edition.
Publisher: New York : Random House, c2008.
ISBN: 9781400066520
1400066522
Branch Call Number: 363. 325 SPU
Characteristics: x, 304 p.

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Mar 30, 2015

Spurlock poses the question: // If OBL is behind 9/11 and all the ensuing worldwide chaos, then why can't we just catch him? \\ Because, we now know, the CIA's Alfreda Bikowsky Silverstein sat on the information which could have prevented 9/11 [ordered others not to pass it along to the FBI]; she sent teams on wild goose chases, lied again and again to congress about the CIA's torture program; finally // discovered \\ where OBL was in hiding, and dispatched the team which would silence him forever? And her husband, David Silverstein, is with Foundations in Defense of Democracies, which finances the publication of books to attack anyone who doubts the official story.

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