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    • Manhunt

    • The Ten-Year Search for Bin Laden - from 9-11 to Abbottabad
    • By: Peter L. Bergen
    • Narrated by: Mark Deakins
    • Length: 8 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 373
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 321
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 315

    From the author of the New York Times best-selling Holy War, Inc., this is the definitive account of the decade-long manhunt for the world’s most wanted man, Osama bin Laden. Al Qaeda expert and CNN national security analyst Peter Bergen paints a multidimensional picture of the hunt for bin Laden over the past decade, including the operation that killed him.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • DO NOT MISS THIS ONE!

    • By Betty on 05-04-12
    • The Ten-Year Search for Bin Laden - from 9-11 to Abbottabad
    • By: Peter L. Bergen
    • Narrated by: Mark Deakins
    • Length: 8 hrs and 42 mins
    • Release date: 05-01-12
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 373 ratings

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Longest War

    • America and Al-Qaeda Since 9/11
    • By: Peter L. Bergen
    • Narrated by: Peter Ganim
    • Length: 16 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 135
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76

    In The Longest War, Peter Bergen offers a comprehensive history of this war and its evolution, from the strategies devised in the wake of the 9/11 attacks to the fighting in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and beyond. Weaving together internal documents from al-Qaeda and the U.S. offices of counterterrorism, first-person interviews with top-level jihadists and senior Washington officials, along with his own experiences on the ground in the Middle East, Bergen balances the accounts of each side.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • very good, completes the picture - take a listen

    • By J on 03-13-11

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Osama bin Laden I Know

    • An Oral History of al Qaeda's Leader
    • By: Peter L. Bergen
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 16 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    The Osama bin Laden I Know is the definitive history of the world's most wanted man. Author Peter Bergen is CNN's terrorism analyst and an acclaimed journalist who actually spent time with bin Laden prior to the events of September 11, 2001. The book features interviews with people from each stage of bin Laden's life, from childhood to the present day, and reveals both formative moments and intimate details that reveal his character and personality.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointed

    • By Robert on 04-28-06

    Regular price: $24.49

    • United States of Jihad

    • Investigating America's Homegrown Terrorists
    • By: Peter Bergen
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Guy Smith
    • Length: 12 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 137
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 119
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120

    Since 9/11, more than 300 Americans - born and raised in Minnesota, Alabama, New Jersey, and elsewhere - have been indicted or convicted of terrorism charges. Some have taken the fight abroad: An American was among those who planned the attacks in Mumbai, and more than 80 US citizens have been charged with ISIS-related crimes. Others have acted on American soil, as with the attacks at Fort Hood, at the Boston Marathon, and in San Bernardino. What motivates them, how are they trained, and what do we sacrifice in our efforts to track them?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • good overview

    • By Robert on 11-22-17

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Why Do Terrorists Commit Terrorism?

    • By: Peter Bergen
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "Why Do Terrorists Commit Terrorism?" is from the June 14, 2016 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Peter Bergen and narrated by Caroline Miller.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Terrorists in Love

    • The Real Lives of Islamic Radicals
    • By: Ken Ballen, Peter Bergen (foreword)
    • Narrated by: Peter Ganim
    • Length: 12 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 23

    Imagine a world where a boy's dreams dictate the behavior of warriors in battle; where a young couple's only release from forbidden love is death; where religious extremism, blind hatred, and endemic corruption combine to form a lethal ideology. This is the world of Terrorists in Love. A gifted listener and storyteller, Ken Ballen takes us where no one has dared to go - deep into the secret heart of Islamic fundamentalism.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Couldn't even finish the book

    • By mscosu on 10-21-11

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Holy War, Inc.

    • Inside the Secret World of Osama bin Laden
    • By: Peter L. Bergen
    • Narrated by: Peter L. Bergen
    • Length: 4 hrs and 11 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 88
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    The September 11 assault on the World Trade Center was the most sophisticated and horrifying in a series of operations masterminded by Osama bin Laden and his Jihad group - an organization that CNN's terrorism analyst Peter Bergen calls Holy War, Inc. One of only a handful of journalists to have interviewed the world's most wanted man face to face, Bergen explains the Jihadist network that operates globally and in secrecy.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • sorry about spelling

    • By Sergei on 10-18-07

    Regular price: $19.93