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Latest Peter Bergen Items
The Syrian extremist militia Jabhat al-Nusra is a branch of al Qaeda's coalition in Iraq and has been all along, the umbrella group Islamic State of Iraq acknowledged Tuesday — a move that shows the blossoming self-confidence of salafist jihadis about their role in the revolution raging in Syria.
Al Qaeda was so unpopular among Muslims that Osama bin Laden considered changing the terror network's name and warned other extremist groups to keep their distance in public, according to computer files found at his hideout.
Another expert on Osama bin Laden has a book deal.
A leading biographer of Osama bin Laden and al-Qaida has a deal for a book on the killing of the terrorist leader.
The United States and its allies braced Monday for possible retaliation from al Qaeda after U.S. forces killed its leader, Osama bin Laden, in Pakistan and his supporters vowed revenge.
One of the most shocking things about the publication of a huge database of secret field reports from the U.S. military in Afghanistan is how few surprises it contains.