National Security

CNN’s Peter Bergen: “The Iraq war was clearly the first Internet War.”

March 4, 2011

National security analyst Peter Bergen talks about how he thinks the recent North African and Arab uprisings may have begun. He also discusses the role of social and broadcast media in the current revolutions and the Iraq war.

Bergen is the author of The Longest War: The Enduring Conflict between American and Al-Qaeda, which he spoke about at a recent book talk with Clark Ervin, director, Aspen Institute Homeland Security program. Watch the event.