Peter Bergen

Fellow at the New America Foundation; author of "Holy War, Inc."

Peter Bergen appears in the following:

American-Born Jihadists

Friday, February 12, 2016

CNN's national security expert Peter Bergen reports on some of the 300+ Americans who have been charged with supporting Islamic terrorism.


"Zero Dark Thirty"

Friday, December 14, 2012

This week’s press screening of "Zero Dark Thirty" has yielded a new headline about the controversial film: that the depicted use of torture to get to Bin laden is dangerously misleading.

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Underreported: The Accelerated Drone War in Yemen

Thursday, June 14, 2012

A report from the New America Foundation has found that the Obama Administration has dramatically escalated its drone war in Yemen. Peter Bergen talks about the report’s findings and their regional implications.

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The Ten-Year Search for Bin Laden

Thursday, May 03, 2012

Peter Bergen gives an account of the decade-long hunt for the world's most wanted man. In Manhunt: The Ten-Year Search for Bin Laden—from 9/11 to Abbottabad, he gives new details of bin Laden’s flight after the defeat of the Taliban. As the only journalist to gain access to bin Laden’s Abbottabad compound before the Pakistani government demolished it, Bergen paints a vivid picture of bin Laden’s life in hiding and his struggle to maintain control of al-Qaeda.

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'Manhunt' Examines the Decade-Long Search for Bin Laden

Thursday, May 03, 2012

Just over 15 years ago, Peter Arnett and Peter Bergen traveled to an isolated mud hut in the mountains of Eastern Afghanistan to interview the most notorious terrorist of all time, Os...

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Peter Bergen: After Bin Laden

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Peter Bergen, CNN's national security analyst and author of The Longest War: The Enduring Conflict between America and Al-Qaeda, weighs in on the current state and future of the war on terror.

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Peter Bergen: History of the GWOT

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Peter Bergen, CNN's national security expert and author of Holy War, Inc.: Inside the Secret World of Osama Bin Laden and The Longest War: The Enduring Conflict between America and Al-Qaedaoffers an in-depth history of the War on Terror.

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Afghanistan: In or Out?

Monday, October 05, 2009

Peter Bergen, CNN's terrorism analyst and author of Holy War, Inc. and The Osama bin Laden I Know: an Oral History of al Qaeda's Leader and Leslie Gelb, president emeritus of the Council on Foreign Relations and the author of Power Rules: How Common Sense Can Rescue ...

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Homegrown Terrorism

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

On Monday, federal agents including four SWAT teams converged on a house outside of Raleigh, North Carolina. They arrested Daniel Boyd, his two grown sons and four other young men all...


Extraordinary Rendition

Friday, March 07, 2008

An Italian prosecutor has indicted 26 American officials around the four-year detention of a suspected terrorist. Peter Bergen, senior fellow at the New America Foundation and author of Holy War, Inc.: Inside the Secret World of Bin Laden, has written about the case and the shadowy world of ...

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Extraordinary Rendition

Friday, March 07, 2008

In February 2003, an Egyptian man named Abu Omar was kidnapped off the street in Milan, Italy, starting a four-year ordeal that landed him in various secret prisons throughout Europe. Peter Bergen wrote about Omar and the CIA’s “extraordinary rendition” program in this month’s Mother Jones. Plus, a new film ...