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For this documentary, in addition to speaking with President Barack Obama in his first sit-down interview in the Situation Room, Bergen also conducted the first in-depth interview with the architect of the bin Laden raid, Admiral William H. McRaven.

Bergen is executive producer and the film is based on his book “United States of Jihad” A new HBO documentary takes a look at the changing face of terrorism in the U.S. almost fifteen years after 9/11. Homegrown: The Counter-Terror Dilemma, which premieres on Feb. 8, is the latest HBO documentary from Gregory Barker, who […]

Media Coverage and Reviews for “American War Generals” September 11, 2014 “War Generals of Today”: Blunt Talk from the Battlefield USA Today “American War Generals…. differs from what we normally read or see about the current wars. Today’s generation of generals talk candidly about prosecuting ambiguous wars with often-flawed strategies.” September 10, 2014 ‘Generals’ dissects […]

Monday, Apr 15, 2013 “Manhunt” documentary on HBO

Bergen is executive producer and the film is based on his book “Manhunt: The Ten-Year Search for Osama bin Laden, from 9/11 to Abbottabad.” Won Emmy for best documentary. The Navy SEALs’ raid on Abbottabad, Pakistan on May 1, 2011 took 40 minutes. The CIA’s hunt for Osama bin Laden took two decades. MANHUNT is […]

Bergen was correspondent. How was Bin Laden found? How was the decision made to kill him? And how did the mission almost result in tragedy? Despite featuring on news bulletins everywhere, the death of the world’s most famous terrorist is shrouded in secrecy. In Osama Bin Laden: The Last Days see the true story behind […]

Bergen was correspondent. Improvised Explosive Devices, or IEDs as they are more commonly known, are THE terrorist weapon of choice. But what are IEDs? How do they work? And how can they be stopped? Mission Ops: Assignment IED’s supplies the answers as renowned terrorism expert, Peter Bergen, leads viewers through a complete IED briefing. From […]

Bergen was one of the producers and the film was based on Bergen’s book “The Osama bin Laden I Know.” Nominated for 2007 Emmy for Best Documentary CNN presents ‘In the Footsteps of Bin Laden,’ a documentary on the life and mission of Osama bin Laden. Using firsthand accounts of the people who knew him […]

Bergen was correspondent. In Al Qaeda 2.0, Peter Bergen, author of the critically acclaimed book Holy War Inc., and the first western journalist to secure a television interview with Osama bin Laden, travels to Pakistan, Yemen, the Philippines and Indonesia to ascertain the true threat of the post 9/11 version of Al Qaeda. He seeks […]

Bergen was correspondent. Peter Bergen, author of the New York Times best seller Holy War Inc. and the first western television journalist to interview Osama Bin Laden, investigates the secret world of nuclear smuggling to answer the question: is al Qaeda capable of carrying out a nuclear attack on the United States?  

Bergen was one of the producers. Based on Bergen’s book “Holy War, Inc.” Nominated for a 2002 Emmy for research Holy War Inc. is the Emmy-nominated companion documentary to journalist Peter Bergen’s acclaimed book of the same title. In this show Bergen and other terrorism experts examine the cultural and religious issues behind the conflict. […]