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CNN.comMarch 18, 2019 Monday 1:29 PM ESTWhy terrorists kill: The striking similarities between the New Zealand and Pulse nightclub shootersBYLINE: By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security AnalystSECTION: OPINIONSLENGTH: 1183 words The decision to kill innocent civilians who are strangers — whether you are a jihadist terrorist or a white nationalist militant — can never be […]

Coast Guard officer’s alleged massacre plot is terrifying echo of our politics By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 2:54 PM ET, Thu February 21, 2019 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 “United […]

Afghans fear Trump team is about to sell them out By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 11:56 AM ET, Mon February 18, 2019 Peter Bergen is CNN’s national security analyst, a vice president at New America and professor of practice at Arizona State University. He has reported from Afghanistan for two and a […]

State of the Union: On foreign policy, a link between Trump and Obama Peter Bergen If there was an underlying theme in President Trump’s State of the Union about America’s engagement in the world you could sum it up in one word: Withdrawal. Trump pointed to the nearly 7,000 American servicemen killed in the United […]

Is the Trump team pulling off a diplomatic coup to end America’s longest war? By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 4:47 AM ET, Tue January 29, 2019 Peter Bergen is CNN’s national security analyst, a vice president at New America and professor of practice at Arizona State University. He has reported from Afghanistan […]

Friday, Jan 18, 2019 Trump’s Syria morass, CNN.com

Trump’s Syria morass By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 5:01 PM ET, Wed January 16, 2019 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 “United States of Jihad: Investigating America’s Homegrown Terrorists.” The opinions […]

An expensive lesson in hubris for the United States By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 8:40 PM ET, Thu January 17, 2019 Peter Bergen is CNN’s national security analyst, a vice president at New America, a professor of practice at Arizona State University and the author of “Manhunt: The Ten-Year Search for bin […]

By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 5:36 AM ET, Tue January 8, 2019 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 “United States of Jihad: Investigating America’s Homegrown Terrorists.” The opinions expressed in this […]

Now Trump is at war with the generals By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 10:43 PM ET, Tue January 1, 2019 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 writing a book for Penguin/Random House about the […]

Trump’s bizarre decision on Syria Peter Bergen By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 6:48 PM ET, Wed December 19, 2018 Trump orders US withdrawal from Syria 02:34 “Peter Bergen is CNN’s national security analyst, a vice president at New America, a professor of practice at Arizona State University and the author of “Manhunt: […]

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