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Afghanistan and Pakistan after Osama: A Global Dialogue

Peter Bergen (2nd from right) with Osama Bin Laden.

Join Peter Bergen, the bestselling author of Holy War, Inc. and The Osama bin Laden I Know, for a frank and insightful discussion on what is ahead for global counterterrorism efforts in Afghanistan and U.S. ' Pakistan relations following the death of bin Laden. Bergen's latest book is The Longest War: The Enduring Conflict between America and Al-Qaeda. He is Director of the National Security Studies Program at New American Foundation; CNN's national security analyst and a fellow at New York University's Center on Law & Security. Bergen has reported extensively on al-Qaeda, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and counterterrorism. In conversation with Joe Klein, political columnist, Time magazine. His "In the Arena" column appears in Time's upfront "Notebook" section.

"The Longest War is one of the most important accounts on the subject to appear in years. But be warned: You will read it and weep." ' Thomas E. Ricks, The New York Times Book Review

'For readers interested in a highly informed, wide-angled, single-volume briefing on the war on terror so far, The Longest War is clearly that essential book." ' Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times

"The Longest War is Mr. Bergen's magnum opus .... essential reading." ' The Washington Times

The Longest War will be available for sale and signing. It is also available at AsiaStore

Policy programs at the Asia Society are generously supported by the Nicholas Platt Endowment for Public Policy.

Can't make it to this program? Tune in to the free live video webcast on AsiaSociety.org/Live from 6:30 to 8:00 pm ET. Online viewers are encouraged to submit their questions to [email protected] during the webcast.

Related links:
CNN's Peter Bergen: Is There an Al Qaeda After Osama?
Peter Bergen Lands Osama Bin Laden Manhunt Book Deal


Event Details

Thu 5 May 2011
2:30pm - 4:00pm

725 Park Avenue, New York, NY

$10 Asia Society members; $12 students/seniors; $15 nonmembers