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Peter Bergen Biography
Peter Bergen is an American journalist and author. He serves as CNN’s national security analyst, New America’s vice president, and as a professor of practice at Arizona State University. Peter is known for producing the first television interview with Osama bin Laden in 1997.
Peter Bergen Age
Bergen was born on December 12, 1962 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S. He is 60 years
Peter Bergen Family
Peter was born to Sarah Elizabeth and David Thomas Bergen. He was born in a Roman Catholic family with his two sisters, Katherine Bergen and Margaret Bergen.
Peter Bergen Wife
Peter is married to Tresha Mabile the documentary director and producer and together they have two children. Their son is called Pierre Timothy Bergen.
Peter Bergen Career
Peter is Vice President for Global Studies and Fellows at New America, a non-partisan think tank in Washington, D.C.. Bergen also serves as New America’s Director of the International Security and Future of War Programs.
He is also a Professor of Practice at the School of Politics and Global Studies at Arizona State University. There, he is the co-director of the Center on the Future of War, a research fellow at Fordham University’s Center on National Security, and also CNN’s national security analyst.
Bergen has held teaching positions at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University
and also the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University.
Peter is on the editorial board of Studies in Conflict & Terrorism which is the leading scholarly journal in the field. He has also testified before multiple congressional committees, including the U.S. House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee and the U.S.
Peter Bergen Cnn
He has worked at CNN in a variety of roles since 1990 as an analyst, correspondent, and producer.
Peter Bergen Books
- Holy War, Inc. (2001)
- The Osama bin Laden I Know (2006)
- The Longest War: The Enduring Conflict between America and Al-Qaeda (2011)
- Manhunt: The Ten-Year Search for Bin Laden From 9/11 to Abbottabad
- United States of Jihad: Investigating America’s Homegrown Terrorists.
- Assessing the Terrorist Threat
Peter Bergen New America
He has worked as a correspondent for the National Geographic Channel, Discovery Channel, and CNN. He also co-produced with Tresha Mabile the National Geographic Channel documentary, American War Generals (2014).
On May 2, 2016, which was the five-year anniversary of the death of Osama bin Laden, CNN aired the documentary We Got Him: President Obama, Bin Laden, and the Future of the War on Terror.
In addition, to speaking with President Barack Obama, Peter also conducted the first in-depth interview with the architect of the bin Laden raid, Admiral William H. McRaven, as well as interviewing senior administration officials including former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in his first in depth interview..
Manhunt Peter Bergen
In Manhunt, Bergen delivers a taut yet panoramic account of the pursuit and killing of Osama bin Laden. Here are riveting new details of bin Laden’s flight after the crushing defeat of the Taliban to Tora Bora, where American forces came startlingly close to capturing him, and of the fugitive leader’s attempts to find a secure hiding place.