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By Jon Meacham

Osama bin encumbered was once the main sought after guy in American history—an enemy who introduced the USA what President George W. Bush known as “a day of fire,” and ushered in a brand new period of terrorism. It took a decade of blood and sacrifice, of selection and frustration, yet eventually, in a evening raid on the finish of a dust highway in Pakistan, the search for Bin encumbered ended with a gunshot. It was once a dramatic climax to a protracted and painful chapter.

But now what? The terrorist possibility that has outlined American coverage because the assaults of 11th of September didn't die with Bin weighted down in his walled compound close to Islamabad. Radicals nonetheless want us damage, and we needs to struggle on.

In this provocative choice of essays edited and brought by means of Pulitzer Prize winner Jon Meacham, a gaggle of penetrating analysts and leaders look forward to the realm after Bin Laden—to the way forward for Al Qaeda, of Afghanistan, of Pakistan. We discover the political, army, and cultural implications of the post–Bin encumbered conflict on terror. From Richard N. Haass of the Council on overseas family to former Secretary of country James A. Baker III, from historian and journalist Evan Thomas to former U.S. military officer Andrew Exum, past Bin encumbered offers readers clever, deeply knowledgeable, and pressing glimpses of what comes next.

Contributors include:
• Jon Meacham, govt editor, Random House
• James A. Baker III, former Secretary of State
• Karen Hughes, former counselor to President George W. Bush and previous below Secretary of nation for Public Diplomacy
• Richard N. Haass, president, Council on overseas Relations
• Bing West, writer, the incorrect conflict, and previous Assistant Secretary of protection for foreign safeguard Affairs
• Andrew Exum, fellow, heart for a brand new American Security
• Daniel Markey, senior fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia, Council on international Relations
• Evan Thomas, award-winning historian and previous editor-at-large, Newsweek

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