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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 […]

Can We Stop Homegrown Terrorists? Law enforcement is making progress against ‘lone-wolf’ jihadists who want to harm other Americans, but the threat will persist—and remain relatively modest By Peter Bergen Jan. 22, 2016 2:44 p.m. ET At 11 a.m. on Dec. 2, some 60 miles east of Los Angeles, Syed Rizwan Farook and his wife, […]

Did Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton create ISIS? Peter Bergen By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 3:30 PM ET, Mon January 4, 2016 Trump: 'Hillary Clinton created ISIS with Obama' Trump: ‘Hillary Clinton created ISIS with Obama’ 01:40 Story highlights Peter Bergen: There’s little factual support for Donald Trump’s claim that the President […]

Congress all tough talk and no action on ISIS By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst   Updated 2:58 PM ET, Mon December 7, 2015 Story highlights Peter Bergen: President’s serious speech on ISIS met with bloviation from GOP Congress These lawmakers have yet to authorize fight against ISIS, Bergen says He says GOP Congress […]

UPCOMING EVENTS

Wednesday, May, 04, 2016 American Jewish University’s Whizin Center for Continuing Education. Los Angeles

Monday, May, 09, 2016 Islamist Terrorism In Europe, New America DC

Tuesday, May, 10, 2016 Town Hall Speaker Series, North Platte, Nebraska

Thursday, May, 19, 2016 New America annual conference, Washington DC

Friday, June, 17, 2016 Karen Greenberg book event, New America DC

Monday, June, 20, 2016 New America, NYC

Tuesday, June, 28, 2016 United States of Jihad, Colorado Springs, CO

Monday, September, 26, 2016 Montreal Canada

Thursday, October, 06, 2016 Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs

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