There was absolutely no ethical dimension to the story. The subject matter is highly complex and emotional. It deals with the symbolic "victory" of the US against terrorism. Yet there is no real analysis of what the action of killing Bin Laden has done for the Middle East, the United States, Christianity, Islam, etc. Instead, Bowden conveys this complex real-world, real-implications story using the frame of Hollywood patriotism. It reminded me of video game. Disgusting.
That being said, it did seem like there was decent investigative journalism there. But I can't even say that for sure.
But if you're into a shallow account of the US occupation of Afghanistan, a glorification of Navy Seals warriors, CIA bureaucrats, and a hawkish President Obama, then you'll like this book. It is entertaining if you can get past all the bull.
As for the narration, Lurie only made the Hollywood candy nature of it even more pronounced. Made me want to throw up a little.
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