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Celeste Ward Gventer, former deputy defense secretary and currently at University of Texas, discusses the president’s announcement on troop withdrawals from Afghanistan.
The Arab world may be experiencing a revolutionary “spring,” but al Qaeda’s brand of jihadism is far from over, Princeton professor Bernard Haykel says.
Osama bin Laden is dead, but during the 10 years since he masterminded the Sept. 11 attacks, he has cost the United States billions. Need to Know looks at the economic toll bin Laden exacted on the U.S.
Alison Stewart talks with author Peter Bergen about his latest book, which charts America’s prosecution of the ‘war on terror’ and al Qaeda’s continued strength as a movement.
Alison Stewart speaks with documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney about his body of work and about his latest film, “My Trip to Al Qaeda,” based on Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lawrence Wright’s one-man play.