Drones: Say it with figures

WASHINGTON, April 30 (UPI) -- Attacking drones, the most effective counter-terrorism tool the United States has found thus far, is a new cause celebre among progressive public intellectuals and major segments of the media.
AMITAI ETZIONI, UPI Outside View Commentator

Gitmo or the U.S. courts for terror suspects?

WASHINGTON, March 17 (UPI) -- Republicans ripped the Obama administration when earlier this month it brought the son-in-law of Osama bin Laden to New York for trial instead of to Guantanamo and a military commission.
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, Senior UPI Legal Affairs Correspondent
Letters: Bin Laden plotted to kill Obama

Letters: Bin Laden plotted to kill Obama

WEST POINT, N.Y., May 3 (UPI) -- Osama bin Laden said he wanted to kill U.S. President Obama because his death would mean an "utterly unprepared" Vice President Joe Biden would be president.

Former official: Al-Qaida 'marginalized'

WASHINGTON, April 28 (UPI) -- Intelligence analysts say al-Qaida's central organization in Pakistan has been hollowed out by the loss of much of its leadership.

Hezbollah doubts Thai arrest claims

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- A Lebanese national arrested Friday in Thailand isn't a member of the Shiite movement Hezbollah, a member of the group's political arm said.
Threats persist in al-Qaida power struggle

Threats persist in al-Qaida power struggle

WASHINGTON, May 25 (UPI) -- While the death of Osama bin Laden dealt a blow to al-Qaida, the United States must up its game against ever-evolving threats, experts told Congress Wednesday.

Hospital Pass: Pakistan mess for Obama

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- In the scrappy and often violent brand of rugby played at my school in South London, a hospital pass was a throw of the ball to a player when the opposition forwards were bearing down on him, guaranteeing him a bone-crushing place at the bottom of a pile of heavyset teenagers with big boots.
SHAUN WATERMAN, UPI Homeland and National Security Editor

Expert: OBL capture chance best since 2001

WASHINGTON, April 28 (UPI) -- The chances of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden being captured or killed are higher now than at any time since 2001, a top expert said Sunday.

Analysis: Al-Qaida's video production unit

WASHINGTON, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- A central plank of the al-Qaida resurgence noted by U.S. analysts is its sophisticated messaging and propaganda strategy, spearheaded by a state-of-the-art in-house multimedia production facility producing high-quality videos every three days or so.
SHAUN WATERMAN, UPI Homeland and National Security Editor

Saudi cleric's break with bin Laden

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- There is debate about the significance of an open letter from a Saudi religious scholar and former radical to Osama bin Laden.

Once radical cleric breaks with bin Laden

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- A leading Saudi religious scholar and former radical has broken with Osama bin Laden, accusing him of having the blood of millions of innocents on his hands.

Iraq violence threatens to engulf Mideast

WASHINGTON, May 3 (UPI) -- A rapid withdrawal of U.S. soldiers from Iraq could draw the entire Middle East into a war that would rage for years, military analysts say.

CNN expert addresses bin Laden myths

ATLANTA, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- CNN terrorism expert Peter Bergen told U.S. online users Osama bin Laden is likely in Pakistan, not chronically ill, living frugally and avoiding ATMs.

TV shows to mark Sept. 11 anniversary

NEW YORK, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- A variety of TV programming will mark the fifth anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks, from documentaries to live coverage from New York's Ground Zero.

Report: Bin Laden reclaiming al-Qaida

WASHINGTON, July 5 (UPI) -- The growing number of messages released by Osama bin Laden suggests he is trying to reclaim control of al-Qaida, the New York Daily News reports.
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Peter Bergen

Peter Bergen (born December 12, 1962) is a print and television journalist and author who appears as a terrorism analyst on CNN. Bergen is known for conducting the first television interview with Osama Bin Laden in 1997. He has written several books on terrorism, including Holy War, Inc. and The Osama bin Laden I Know (ISBN 0-7432-7892-5).

Mr. Bergen also participated in the CNN documentary In The Footsteps of Bin Laden, which was based on his most recent book, The Osama bin Laden I Know.

In 2006, Bergen was a guest on Oprah to talk about Bin Laden and his threats against the United States.

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