Feature Interview with Peter Bergen

We talk to the National Security Analyst for CNN journalist, Peter Bergen, about his new book The Longest War: America and al Qaeda since 9/11.


That's U.S. President Barack Obama, speaking two years ago this week at his inauguration. He is the third American President to confront the threat posed Osama bin Laden and Al Qaeda. And as the American-led War On Terror enters its tenth year, there's a good chance he won't be the last. Peter Bergen was covering the rise of Al Qaeda long before the twin towers fell. In 1997, he produced one of the only interviews with Osama bin Laden. He's the National Security Analyst for CNN, and a fellow at the New America Foundation. His new book is The Longest War: America and al Qaeda since 9/11. Peter Bergen was in Washington.


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Ron Edwards lives in Drayton Valley, Alberta. Three years ago, he was visiting family in Texas. And he walked across the border to Matamoros to get some work done. He gets the last word.

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