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Big security decision facing the next president Peter Bergen By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 2:19 PM ET, Sun May 22, 2016   Peter Bergen: Obama’s Afghanistan policy has spread confusion and helped the Taliban Reported strike on Taliban leader is a sign peace talks are going nowhere, Bergen says “Peter Bergen is […]

Architect of bin Laden raid: The anxious moments By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 8:57 PM ET, Mon May 2, 2016 Story highlights Adm. William McRaven says as raid went overtime, he feared Pakistani forces might locate U.S. troops He describes how at first the U.S. used a surprising method to verify bin […]

Unprecedented access to the White House to relive the bin Laden raid By Adam Levine, CNN Updated 1:58 PM ET, Mon May 2, 2016 For the first time ever, the President sat down for an interview in the Situation Room As he strode to the Oval Office after bin Laden’s death, Obama heard crowds chanting […]

Will returning Syria fighters strike the United States? Peter Bergen By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst, and David Sterman   Only a few of the small number who left to fight in Syria returned to U.S., Peter Bergen and David Sterman say The more likely threat may be from ISIS-inspired fighters who haven’t gone […]

How big is U.S. terror threat? Peter Bergen By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 1:12 PM ET, Wed March 23, 2016 Dozens were killed in Brussels in attacks on airport, subway station Peter Bergen: Americans no longer have to travel to an overseas training camp to be indoctrinated by ISIS “Peter Bergen is […]

Key clue in Brussels attacks: The explosives By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Story highlights Airport, subway in Brussels hit in deadly terror attacks Peter Bergen: Type of explosives used will be key to finding link to last year’s Paris attacks Peter Bergen is CNN’s national security analyst, a vice president at New America […]

CNN WireMarch 1, 2016 Tuesday 9:46 PM GMTAn isolated Osama bin Laden struggled to keep his bodyguardsBYLINE: By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security AnalystLENGTH: 1131 wordsDATELINE: (CNN)  Editor’s note: Peter Bergen is CNN’s national security analyst, a vice president at New America and a professor of practice at Arizona State University. He is the author of the new book “United States of Jihad: Investigating […]

Could a Paris-style attack happen in the United States? By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst   Peter Bergen notes that U.S. officials expect ISIS to try to stage attacks, but the terrorist group will face greater obstacles in U.S. than in Europe Many more militant fighters have returned to Europe, posing the kind of […]

Billions at stake in Apple encryption case Peter Bergen By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 9:43 PM ET, Sat February 20, 2016 | Video Source: CNN Story highlights Two important principles are clashing in Apple vs. FBI dispute, Peter Bergen says But the tech companies have the winning argument, he says Bergen: If […]

Saturday, Feb 06, 2016 Who do terrorists confide in? CNN.com

Who do terrorists confide in? By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 7:49 AM ET, Wed February 3, 2016 Peter Bergen is CNN’s national security analyst, a vice president at New America and a professor of practice at Arizona State University. He is the author of the new book “United States of Jihad: Investigating America’s Homegrown […]