Peter Bergen is a journalist and author. He has written for The New York Times, Time, The Wall Street Journal, CNN, and other publications.
Biography of Peter Bergen
Peter Bergen is a journalist, novelist, and producer from the United States. He works for CNN as a national security expert. He is the vice president of the ‘New America’ organization. He also works as a practice professor at Arizona State University.
Bergen staged the first televised interview with Osama bin Laden in 1997. Bin Laden declared war on the United States for the first time in front of a Western audience in the CNN interview. In addition, three of his novels have become New York Times best-sellers.
Age of Peter Bergen
What is Peter’s age? Bergen will be 58 in December 2020. He was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in the United States of America, on December 12, 1962. Peter also celebrates his birthday every year on December 12th.
Peter Bergen’s stature
Bergen is a tall man, standing at 6 feet 1 inch.
Family of Peter Bergen
Bergen was born in the United States and reared in the United Kingdom. Donald Thomas Bergen is his father, and Sarah Elizabeth (née Lampert) is his mother. Leonard Lampert is his grandfather’s name. The Lampert Lumber Company was founded by Leonard Lampert.
Wife of Peter Bergen
Tresha Mabile, Bergen’s wife, wedded him. Tresha is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and producer. During his time at Oxford, he met Tresha Mabile. Grace and Pierre, their two children, are also present.
Education by Peter Bergen
Bergen enrolled in Ampleforth College in North Yorkshire to further his education. He was awarded an Open Scholarship at New College, Oxford, in 1981. He earned a modern history degree from New College.
CNN’s Peter Bergen
Bergen directed Osama bin Laden’s first televised interview on CNN in 1997. Al Qaeda’s commander, Osama bin Laden, has declared war on the United States.
From 1998 to 1999, he also worked for CNN as a correspondent-producer. He worked as a program editor for CNN Impact, a CNN and Time co-production. He formerly worked for CNN as a producer on a range of foreign and domestic topics.
Bergen is now employed by CNN as a national security commentator. Bergen is also a member of the Homeland Security Group at the Aspen Institute. He also writes a weekly piece for CNN and is a contributing editor at Foreign Policy.
Books by Peter Bergen
- Inside Osama bin Laden’s Secret World: Holy War, Inc. (2001)
- An Oral History of al Qaeda’s Leader, Osama bin Laden I Know (2006)
- The Enduring Conflict Between America and Al-Qaeda, The Longest War (2011)
- From 9/11 to Abbottabad, a ten-year search for Osama bin Laden (2012)
- Negotiating the Lines Between Terrorism, Politics, and Religion in Talibanistan (2013)
- Conflict, Law, and Policy in the Era of Drone Wars (2014)
- Investigating America’s Homegrown Terrorists in the United States of Jihad (2016)
- The Price of Chaos for Trump and His Generals (2019)
Peter Bergen’s net worth is unknown.
Bergen’s net worth is believed to be $40 million. His earnings are mostly derived from his work as a journalist, author, and producer.