Episode for August 20, 2023
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Peter Bergen is the author or editor of ten books that have been translated into 24 languages, three of which were New York Times bestsellers; the producer of multiple Emmy-nominated documentaries and Vice President for Global Studies and Fellows at New America, a professor of practice at Arizona State University and CNN’s national security analyst. He has held teaching positions at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University.
Each week, listeners are invited to join Peter as he covers topics like the Ukraine War, the Pentagon’s long and schizophrenic relationship with UFOs, a rare peek inside the FBI’s unit that is trying to prevent mass shootings, and a tour of the CIA’s secret museum. He interviews top experts and leaders like U.S. Army General David Petraeus, Jen Easterly, who leads U.S. efforts to prevent cyberattacks, former U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton, the first-ever woman Afghan ambassador to the U.S. Roya Rahmani, U.S. Deputy Homeland Security Advisor Josh Geltzer, and CNN Chief International Correspondent Clarissa Ward. An Audible Original.