Five Myths about Osama bin Laden

As people search to define a post-Osama bin Laden world, it is important to take stock of bin Laden’s historical significance in global affairs.

Peter Bergen, a national security analyst who once interviewed Osama bin Laden, now offers a timely assessment of bin Laden’s significance.  Bergen identifies five popular myths about bin Laden and seeks to dispel them.

Peter Bergen’s op-ed appears at the Washington Post.  Bergen is currently an analyst and director at the New America Foundation.

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