Monday, September, 10, 2012

ICCT, The Hague, the Netherlands

6:00 PM

ICCT – The Hague and the House of Books would like to invite you to the upcoming book launch

The 10 year search for Bin Laden from 9/11 – Abbotabad

by Peter L. Bergen

on Monday 10 September 2012, 18:00 – 20:00

at Koninklijke Schouwberg, The Hague.



ICCT – The Hague and publishing house, the House of Books, are pleased to welcome US author and CNN National Security Analyst, Peter L. Bergen to The Hague on Monday 10 September to celebrate the launch of the Dutch translation of his best-selling book, “Manhunt” (De jacht op Bin Laden). The book meticulously traces what has been deemed “the most intensive and expansive manhunt of all time”. He provides an in depth description and raises many new details of the hunt with a particularly comprehensive account of Bin Laden’s final days.


Peter Bergen is a print and television journalist and author who is a leading expert on al Qaeda and terrorism. Bergen has written several acclaimed books on al Qaeda, Osama bin Laden and the fight against terrorism, including The Longest War and The Osama Bin Laden I know. He is Director of the National Security Studies Program of the New America Foundation in Washington, Fellow at Fordham University’s Center on National Security and National Security Analyst for CNN. He has also taught at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard and at the School of Advanced International Studies at John Hopkins University.
At this book launch he will give a presentation on his book and also speak about his wider research into al Qaeda and Bin Laden. The floor will then be opened up for a question and answer session, followed by a drinks reception.




17:45 – 18:00 : Doors open and tea and coffee provided
18:00 – 18:05 : Word of welcome by Mr. Peter Knoope (Director ICCT – The Hague)

18:05 – 18:40 : Presentation on the book by Mr. Peter Bergen

18.40 – 19:30 : Q&A Session

19:30 – 20:00 : Drinks Reception


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This is a public event, participation is free of charge. However, due to the limited number of places available, registration is necessary and will be dealt with on a first-come-first-served basis. RSVP to Ms. Orla Hennessy at  by Friday 31 August, mentioning full name and organisational affiliation.
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