'Jawbreaker': The Hunt for Bin Laden

The cover of Gary Berntsen's book shows a scene from mountains on the Afghanistan/Pakistan border.

The cover of Gary Berntsen's book shows a scene from the mountains along the Afghanistan/Pakistan border. Crown Publishing hide caption

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Steve Inskeep talks with former CIA field commander Gary Berntsen about his new book, Jawbreaker. Berntsen led led the hunt for Osama bin Laden and describes cornering bin Laden in the mountains of Afghanistan at the end of 2001.

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Jawbreaker

The Attack On Bin Laden and Al-Qaeda: A Personal Account By The Cia's Key Field Commander

by Gary Berntsen and Ralph Pezzullo

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