• Peter Bergen: Lessons From Boston Bombings

    Dzokhar Tsarnaev

    BY: John Hogan

    Tuesday will mark the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, and Peter Bergen reflects on the lessons learned by the harrowing events of April 15, 2013. Bergen challenges four popular beliefs about the attackers and their motives, ultimately indicating that the disconnect between the Tsarnaev brothers and al-Qaeda, despite the tragedy of the attacks, represents a victory against organized terror plots in the U.S.

    Read more from Peter Bergen in CNN here.

    Tags : Al-Qaeda, Counterterrorism, Homeland Security

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