Latest Interviews

Al Qaeda Today And The Real Roots Of Terrorism

Interview with Jason Burke, January 19, 2004 Jason Burke is the author of Al Qaeda: Casting a Shadow of Terror. He is also the chief reporter of The Observer, London. TM: You have described al Qaeda as a group with several elements: The hard core,... MORE

The Essence of Al Qaeda: An Interview With Saad Al-Faqih

Dr. al-Faqih heads the Saudi opposition group, Movement for Islamic Reform in Arabia (MIRA), and is a widely acknowledged expert on al Qaeda. Terrorism Monitor Special Correspondent Mahan Abedin conducted this interview in London on January 23, 2004. TM: The first thing I want to... MORE

An Interview with the Honorable R. James Woolsey

An interview with the Honorable R. James Woolsey, former Director of Central Intelligence, Chairman of the Board of Freedom House and Jamestown Foundation Board Member, conducted by Terrorism Monitor (TM) on December 6, 2003. TM: Could you please give your assessment of the U.S.-led war... MORE

An Interview With Olivier Roy

Olivier Roy is one of the world's leading experts on Afghanistan. He is a Senior Fellow at the National Center for Scientific Research in France. Mr. Roy has written many books on Afghanistan and political Islam, including a forthcoming work, "Globalized Islam," which is scheduled... MORE

Focusing On The War On Terror: An Interview With Daniel Benjamin

An Interview with Daniel Benjamin, currently a senior fellow in the International Security Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. He is the co-author, with Steven Simon, of "The Age of Sacred Terror." Mr. Benjamin served on the National Security Council from 1994-1999.... MORE

Two Years Later: An Assessment Of The Global War On Terror

An interview with Peter Bergen, author of Holy War, Inc., conducted by The Terrorism Monitor's managing editor, Julie Sirrs, on September 6, 2003. TM: What are the main reasons the U.S. has so far not been successful in apprehending Osama bin Laden? Bergen: There are... MORE

An Interview With Jamal Khashoggi

The following is an excerpt from Jamestown Correspondent Mahan Abedin's interview with Jamal Khashoggi, A Saudi journalist and media advisor to the Saudi Ambassador to the UK, Prince Turki al-Faisal. He was previously editor-in-chief of the Saudi daily al-Watan. The interview was conducted July 7,... MORE

Three Years After 9/11: An Interview With Peter Bergen

Peter Bergen is a print and television journalist and author of Holy War, Inc.: Inside the Secret World of Osama bin Laden. Mr. Bergen is CNN's terrorism analyst and an Adjunct Professor at the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University. His article,... MORE