The author of the bestselling book "The Plantagenets" picks up the story of the English crown where his last book left off. It describes how the longest-reigning British royal family tore itself apart and was replaced by the Tudors.
The capture of September 11th mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed provided new evidence and a fresh start for investigators on the trail of Osama bin Laden and other members of al Qaeda. A panel talks about the latest counterterrorism efforts in Pakistan, Afghanistan, and around the world.
- Vincent Cannistraro former CIA senior intelligence official in charge of counterterrorism operations and analysis
- Stephen Cohen senior fellow of foreign policy and the 21st Century Defense Initiative, Brookings Institution.
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