CONGRESSIONAL TESTIMONY

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

US House Committee on Homeland Security, Counterterrorism and Intelligence Subcommittee

The Future of Counterterrorism: Addressing the Evolving Threat to Domestic Security

Wednesday, July 06, 2016

US Senate Committee on Homeland Security, Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations.

ISIS Online: Countering Terrorist Radicalization & Recruitment on the Internet & Social Media

Thursday, November 19, 2015

“The Impact of ISIS on the Homeland and Refugee Resettlement.” Hearing before the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

http://www.hsgac.senate.gov/hearings/lessons-from-the-paris-terrorist-attacks-ramifications-for-the-homeland-and-refugee-resettlement

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Statement to a Joint Hearing of the U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security and the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

The Rise of Radicalism: Growing Terrorist Sanctuaries and the Threat to the U.S. Homeland.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

“Drone Wars: The Constitutional and Counterterrorism Implications of Targeted Killing” Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on the Constitution, April 23, 2013

http://www.judiciary.senate.gov/pdf/04-23-13BergenTestimony.pdf

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

House Committee on Foreign Affairs: “After the Withdrawal: The Way Forward in Afghanistan and Pakistan,” March 19, 2013.

http://newamerica.net/sites/newamerica.net/files/profiles/attachments/Bergen_Testimony_HFAC_AfPAk.pdf

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Testified before the House Armed Services Committee on Emerging Threats, “Ten years on- The Evolution of the Terrorist Threat

www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/CHRG…/pdf/CHRG-112hhrg67395.pdf

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Testified before House Committee on Homeland Security, “Threats to American Homeland: An Assessment”

http://counterterrorism.newamerica.net/publications/resources/2011/threats_to_the_american_homeland_an_assessment

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Testified before Senate Foreign Relations Committee, “Al Qaeda, the Taliban, and Other Extremists Groups in Pakistan”

http://www.foreign.senate.gov/imo/media/doc/Bergen_testimony.pdf

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Testified before House Homeland Security Committee, “The Evolving Nature of Terrorism Nine Years after the 9/11 Attacks”

www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/CHRG…/html/CHRG-111hhrg66029.htm

Wednesday, March 04, 2009

Testified before the House Oversight Subcommittee on national security on March 4, 2009 on Afghanistan and Pakistan.

http://oversight.house.gov/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/20090304Bergen.pdf

Wednesday, March 04, 2009

Testified before House Homeland Security Committee, Subcommittee on Intelligence, “Reassessing the Evolving al Qaeda Threat to the Homeland”

www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/CHRG…/html/CHRG-111hhrg55595.htm

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Testified before the House Homeland Security, Subcommittee on Intelligence on July 30, 2008

http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/CHRG-110hhrg46632/html/CHRG-110hhrg46632.htm

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on “Confronting al Qaeda: Understanding the threat in Afghanistan and beyond”.

http://counterterrorism.newamerica.net/publications/resources/2009/confronting_al_qaeda_understanding_the_threat_in_afghanistan_and_beyond

Wednesday, April 09, 2008

Testified before the House Intelligence Committee on about the status of al Qaeda.

http://www.fas.org/irp/congress/2008_hr/040908bergen.pdf

Thursday, February 15, 2007

Testified before the House International Relations Committee on February 15, 2007

http://democrats.foreignaffairs.house.gov/110/33319.pdf

Thursday, July 07, 2005

Testified before the House International Relations Committee in April 2005 about the terrorist threat in Europe, in particular in the United Kingdom, three months before the bombings in London

 

The Future of Counterterrorism: Addressing the Evolving Threat to Domestic Security. House Committee on Homeland Security Committee, Counterterrorism and Intelligence Subcommittee

http://docs.house.gov/meetings/HM/HM05/20170228/105637/HHRG-115-HM05-Wstate-BergenP-20170228.pdf



Reports

September, 2017

Jihadist Terrorism Sixteen Years After 9/11: A Threat Assessment

https://www.newamerica.org/international-security/policy-papers/jihadist-terrorism-16-years-after-911-threat-assessment/

September, 2016

Jihadist Terrorism 15 Years After 9/11: A Threat Assessment

https://www.newamerica.org/international-security/policy-papers/jihadist-terrorism-15-years-after-911/

September, 2013

Jihadist Terrorism: A Threat Assessment, BPC

http://bipartisanpolicy.org/library/report/jihadist-terrorism-threat-assessment

September, 2010

Assessing the Terrorist Threat, Peter Bergen and Bruce Hoffman.

http://bipartisanpolicy.org/library/report/assessing-terrorist-threat

July, 2008

Al Qaeda, the Organization: A Five-Year Forecast.

Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science

http://ann.sagepub.com/content/618/1/14.abstract

July, 2008

Bombers, Bank Accounts, and Bleedout: al-Qa’ida’s Road in and Out of Iraq.

West Point’s Combating Terrorism Center, author of one of five chapters in this report.

http://www.ctc.usma.edu/posts/bombers-bank-accounts-and-bleedout-al-qaidas-road-in-and-out-of-iraq

July, 2008

Defeating the Attempted Global Jihadist Insurgency: Forty Steps for the Next President to Pursue against al Qaeda, Like-Minded Groups, Unhelpful State Actors, and Radicalized Sympathizers with Laurence Footer.

Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science.

http://ann.sagepub.com/content/618/1/232.abstract

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