Saturday, Feb 26, 2011 Longest War in Foreign Affairs

  Home › Books & Reviews › Capsule Reviews › The Longest War: The Enduring Conflict Between America and Al-Qaeda The Longest War: The Enduring Conflict Between America and Al-Qaeda Peter Bergen Reviewed by By Lawrence D. Freedman March/April 2011   Bergen is one of the most intelligent and informed chroniclers of al Qaeda, and […]

Wednesday, Feb 23, 2011 Al Qaeda the loser in Arab revolutions

Al Qaeda the loser in Arab revolutions BYLINE: By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst SECTION: OPINION LENGTH: 582 words Osama bin Laden must be sitting in his comfortably appointed hideaway somewhere in northwest Pakistan watching the events in the Middle East unfold with a mixture of glee and despair. Glee, because overthrowing the dictatorships […]

Thursday, Feb 17, 2011 Wash Post review The Longest War

Peter Bergen’s "The Longest War"     By Jessica Stern Special to The Washington Post Thursday, February 17, 2011; 6:47 PM   THE LONGEST WAR The Enduring Conflict Between America and al-Qaeda By Peter L. Bergen Free Press 473 pp. $28 Is al-Qaeda still a threat to America? In his important history of the war […]

  The Longest War by Peter Bergen – review This fair-minded and accessible expert guide to the conflict between the United States and al-Qaida is essential reading Jason Burke The Observer, Sunday 6 February 2011 larger | smaller Article history A sandstorm envelops a young US Marine in Helmand province, Afghanistan. Photograph: Finbarr O’Reilly/Reuters On […]

Thursday, Feb 03, 2011 Longest War review/ LAT

Book reviews: ‘The Longest War’ and ‘Osama Bin Laden’ ‘The Longest War’ by Peter L. Bergen and Michael Scheuer’s ‘Osama Bin Laden’ valuably contribute to the West’s growing understanding of political Islam and its implications amid the turmoil in Egypt and beyond.  Share   0diggsdigg   By Tim Rutten Los Angeles Times February 3, 2011 […]

January 17, 2011 Al Qaeda And the U.S., Still Battling By MICHIKO KAKUTANI THE LONGEST WAR The Enduring Conflict Between America and Al-Qaeda By Peter L. Bergen Illustrated. 473 pages. Free Press. $28. By now there are already dozens of books — a few of them, groundbreaking works of reportage — about Al Qaeda and […]

Sunday, Jan 23, 2011 Jon Stewart/ Peter Bergen:

Jon Stewart/ Peter Bergen:   Get Books Alerts Sign Up Submit this story digg reddit stumble Last night on his show Jon Stewart asked CNN’s national security analyst Peter Bergen if the current war in Afghanistan is the longest in America’s history. Bergen, author of the new book “The Longest War: The Enduring Conflict Between […]

Wednesday, Jan 19, 2011 Macleans on The Longest War

THE LONGEST WAR: THE ENDURING CONFLICT BETWEEN AMERICA AND AL-QAEDA Peter Bergen Days after 9/11, president George W. Bush summed up America’s looming battle against al-Qaeda: “This crusade, this war on terrorism, is going to take a while.” Nearly 10 years later, the war still rages. U.S. terrorism expert Peter Bergen pulls no punches in […]

Friday, Jan 14, 2011 Bruce Riedel review of Longest War

  Tablet Magazine is a project of Nextbook Inc. About Us | Contact | Terms of Service | RSS A New Read on Jewish Life Unholy Anger Obama’s leading adviser on Afghanistan reviews two new books on Osama Bin Laden and the U.S. approach to al-Qaida that put Israel at the center of the conflict […]

Friday, Jan 14, 2011 Globe and Mail/The Longest War

REVIEW: NON-FICTION Mission not accomplished, actually REVIEWED BY COLIN FREEZE From Saturday’s Globe and Mail 0 comments Email Print/License Decrease text sizeIncrease text size On Sept. 11, 2001, I was among a team of reporters who drove from Toronto to New York City. We arrived at midnight. It was the fist time I ever saw […]