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CNN's Peter Bergen writing book on terrorism in US

FILE - This April 23, 2013 file photo shows Peter Bergen, director, National Security Studies Program, New America Foundation testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington, during a hearing on drones. Bergen has a deal for a “definitive” book on “homegrown” terrorism, Crown Publishers announced Monday. The book, which will cover everything from the Boston Marathon bombings to the impact of government surveillance, is tentatively titled “The United States of Jihad.” The release date has not yet been determined. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, file)

NEW YORK (AP) -- The author of best-sellers about Osama bin Laden and al-Qaida is working on a book about terrorists in the U.S.

Crown Publishers announced Monday that CNN national security analyst Peter Bergen has a deal for a definitive book on homegrown terrorism. The book will cover topics including the Boston Marathon bombings and the impact of government surveillance. It's tentatively titled "The United States of Jihad." The release date has yet to be determined.

Bergen's previous works include "The Osama bin Laden I Know," ''Holy War Inc." and "The Longest War." His most recent book, "Manhunt," was adapted into an HBO documentary.


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