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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.

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Tuesday, November, 19, 2019 Al Qaeda Today, 9/ 11 Memorial Museum, NYC

Thursday, November, 21, 2019 2019 Modern Warfare Symposium, Ft. Bragg, NC

Tuesday, January, 28, 2020 2020 IFDA Dairy Forum, Scottsdale AZ

Wednesday, March, 04, 2020 Suli Forum, Suli, Iraq

Saturday, April, 25, 2020 Annapolis Book Festival, Annapolis MD

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2017

LEGION OF BROTHERS, CNN Films

2016

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