About Peter Bergen

Peter Bergen is a print, television and web journalist, documentary producer, vice president at New America, CNN national security analyst, professor of practice at Arizona State University, and the author or editor of seven books, three of which were New York Times bestsellers, his latest book“United States of Jihad: Investigating America’s Homegrown Terrorists.”  In his new book, Bergen offers a comprehensive look at “homegrown” Islamist terrorism, including a portrait of American jihadists based on 330 militants studied since 9/11.  At an average age of 29, one-third are married and have kids, 12 percent have served time in prison and 10 percent have mental health issues.  “They’re as educated as the average American, similar incomes – these are ordinary Americans. American Muslims are well integrated into American society in a way that’s not true in places like Paris or London.”

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