Peter Bergen

Peter Bergen was born in America and he is in web, television and print journalist. He is also a documentary producer and the author and editor of different books. Three of them had been the best seller in New York Times and three of which become the best seller non-fiction books for a year under Washington Post.  The books were translated into twenty languages. The documentaries that were based on the books were nominated for the two Emmy awards and they also won the Emmy for the best documentary for the year 2013.

The first book, he had written in the 2011 is The Longest War: The Enduring Conflict Between America and Al-Qaeda.  The Guardian and Newsweek named the book as one of the best book that explains more about the terrorism for the past decade and it got the Washington Gold Prize of 30000 dollars.  In the 2012, he published the book ManHunt: The Ten Year Search for Bin Laden since 9/11 to Abbottabad. It won the Overseas Press Club award because it was the best Book on the International Affairs. In the year 2013, he published the book Talibanistan: Negotiating the Borders between Terror, Politics and Religion. This is the collection of the essays on the Taliban that the Bergen co-edited. 

Peter Bergen is a national security analyst for CNN and a fellow to the Fordham University Center on National security.  He is the editor for South Asia Daily Brief and South Asia Channel on the  He is the contributing editor for the New Republic and for Foreign Policy. He had written the weekly column for the He is the member for the Homeland Security Project and the successor for the 9/11 commission.  He also participated in the Homeland Security Group. In the year 2008, he became the adjunct professor for the School of the Advanced International Studies, at the Johns Hopkins University for many years.

Peter Bergen lives in Northwest Washington and he is married to Tresha Mabile for five years. They have a son together Pierre.  His wife is an astute Mideast observer and a documentary producer.

During the time Peter Bergen spent writing about the manhunt, he interviewed different senior officials in the White House, State of Department, Department of Defense and CIA.  During this period, his wife Tresha had given birth to their son and his mother had to flew in so that he can help her while Peter Bergen was camped in the basement writing about this book.

In the biography of Peter Bergen will record more of 30 year career for the hands-on reporting that focuses on the Middle East. Bergen was able to produce the award winning documentaries that were recorded through and viewed in different televisions. He has met with Bin Laden in a person and he interviewed him when he was declaring the war to the United States. When you follow him on his twitter account, you will be able to understand his wide range of the counterterrorism topics for the people who were serving in the weeds. 

Last Modified: Apr 8, 2020

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