Jan 14, 2011

FP Book Club: Peter Bergen’s The Longest War

An FP discussion on counterterrorism expert Peter Bergen’s latest book. A decade after 9/11, is the war on terrorism a war we can win?

JANUARY 17, 2011

FP‘s panel of experts and participants in the war on terrorism takes on Peter Bergen’s major new book. Looking back on a decade of war between America and al Qaeda — literally the longest war in America’s history — Bergen offers a damning, step-by-step assessment of how a shadowy, often misinformed enemy managed to pull the world’s biggest superpower into a sometimes catastrophic and frequently damaging worldwide combat. So what have we learned from fighting this war? Bergen argues: Not as much as we should have.



Thursday, March, 30, 2017 Deadliest Enemy: Our War Against Killer Germs, New America DC

Friday, April, 28, 2017 Maxwell School, Syracuse NY

Thursday, May, 18, 2017 New America’s 2017 Annual Conference, Washington DC

Tuesday, June, 20, 2017 Security Conference, Anaheim CA.