Steve Coll

The World
When most people hear the name Bin Laden, they think of one person: a very tall, bearded, bad, most-wanted man whom despite our best efforts, we can't find. But long before Osama imposed himself on the world, the Bin Laden name was well-known to many - especially in Saudi Arabia, where the family has a close business relationship with the royal family. Now the story of the Bin Laden clan has been laid out in detail in a new book by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Steve Coll. It's called The Bin Ladens: An Arabian Family in the American Century, and Steve Coll speaks with Faith Salie on Fair Game.
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