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Was there a cover-up in bin Laden killing? By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst   Updated 9:06 PM ET, Mon May 11, 2015  Story highlights Investigative journalist Seymour Hersh contends that White House concealed real story of Osama bin Laden raid Peter Bergen: The evidence strongly suggests that Hersh’s account is false Peter Bergen […]

Could Warren Weinstein have been saved? By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst   Updated 2:56 PM ET, Sun April 26, 2015 Story highlights U.S. hostage Warren Weinstein is believed to have been accidentally killed in counter-terrorism strike Peter Bergen: U.S. should rethink hostage policy to increase chances of freeing those held Peter Bergen is […]

Al Qaeda’s bench of leaders dwindles By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst   Updated 2:28 PM ET, Tue April 14, 2015 Story highlights Al Qaeda confirms that two of its leaders were killed in January drone strikes Other leaders have been killed or captured recently The terrorist group’s capacity to carry out attacks in […]

A weakened Al-Shabaab lashes out By Peter Bergen and Courtney Schuster   Attack at Kenyan university 18 photos Students mourn in Garissa, Kenya, on Friday, April 3, a day after 147 people were killed when gunmen stormed Garissa University College, officials said. The Somalia-based Al-Shabaab militant group claimed responsibility for the assault. Story highlights Al-Shabaab’s attack on Garissa […]

Attack Hit Tunisia Where it Hurt 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 “Manhunt: The Ten-Year Search for bin Laden — From 9/11 to Abbottabad.” David Sterman is a research associate at New America. (CNN)Wednesday’s terrorist attack, […]

 Why U.S. troops need to stay in Afghanistan beyond 2016 By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Video reveals ISIS recruiting in Afghanistan 01:31 Story highlights President Obama is planning withdrawal of all U.S. troops from Afghanistan by end of 2016 Peter Bergen: The move would invite the kind of chaos we’ve seen in Iraq […]

01:25 PM ET Un vistazo a la decadencia y caída de bin Laden Por Peter Bergen (CNN) — Los documentos de al Qaeda que fueron dados a conocer recientemente, entre ellos cartas dirigidas a y escritas por Osama bin Laden en el transcurso de más o menos un año antes de su muerte en mayo […]

  Rare photos reveal Osama bin Laden’s Afghan hideout By Phil Hirschkorn and Peter Bergen, CNN Updated 11:38 PM ET, Wed March 11, 2015 Story highlights Photos from terrorism trial offer rare glimpse of Osama bin Laden’s hideout before 9/11 Palestinian journalist went to interview bin Laden in 1996 in Afghanistan’s Tora Bora area Abu […]

A gripping glimpse into bin Laden’s decline and fall By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 10:33 AM ET, Wed March 11, 2015 U.S. Marines watch the announcement of bin Laden's death at Camp Dwyer in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Photos: The death of Osama bin Laden 13 photos The death of Osama bin Laden […]

Publication Logo CNN.com February 19, 2015 Thursday 3:29 PM EST ‘Jihadi John’: The bourgeois terrorist BYLINE: By By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst SECTION: OPINION LENGTH: 2024 words This is how top national security reporters Souad Mekhennet and Adam Goldman of the Washington Post, who broke the story that Mohammed Emwazi has been identified […]

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2017

LEGION OF BROTHERS, CNN Films

2016

"We Got Him": President Obama, Bin Laden, and the Future of the War on Terror, CNN

2016

Homegrown: The Counter-Terror Dilemma, HBO

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