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Al Qaeda’s potent force in Syria By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst updated 6:28 AM EDT, Fri August 30, 2013 Turkish fighters with an al Qaeda-linked group hold positions in April in the Syrian village of Aziza outside Aleppo. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Peter Bergen: U.S. may be reluctant on Syria due to role of al […]

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013 Politik Aus bin Ladens Schatten, FOCUS

Präsentiert von Drucken http://www.focus.de/politik/ausland/tid-32911/politik-aus-bin-ladens-schatten_aid_1068139.html FOCUS Magazin | Nr. 33 (2013) Politik Aus bin Ladens Schatten Montag, 12.08.2013, 00:00 · von Peter Bergen dpa Alarmstufe Rot: Aiman al-Zawahiri (hier 2004 bei einem Auftritt im arabischen Sender al-Dschasira) rief sein Terrornetzwerk zu Attacken auf. Die USA schlossen daraufhin zahlreiche Botschaften. Wie mächtig ist der neue Fürst des […]

For U.S., Syria is truly a problem from hell By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst updated 8:53 AM EDT, Tue August 27, 2013 STORY HIGHLIGHTS Samantha Power’s Pulitzer-Prize winning study found U.S. very slow to fight evil regimes Peter Bergen: Her work is a perfect description of U.S. dithering on the Syria crisis U.S. […]

A post-Christian Middle East? By Peter Bergen and Jennifer Rowland updated 5:57 PM EDT, Thu August 22, 2013 Christians targeted in Egypt STORY HIGHLIGHTS Christians have been targeted in Egypt, Syria and Libya Bergen: Egypt’s Christians largely supported the coup that overturned Morsy regime In turn, Christians have been attacked by Islamists over the past […]

Al Qaeda leader’s ‘I told you so’ on Egypt By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst updated 2:17 PM EDT, Thu August 15, 2013 People reach for a coffin on Thursday, August 15, during a funeral for policemen killed during a crackdown at two protest camps in support of ousted President Mohamed Morsy yesterday in […]

What’s behind timing of terror threat By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst, and Bailey Cahall, Special to CNN updated 4:54 PM EDT, Fri August 2, 2013   STORY HIGHLIGHTS Bergen, Cahall: U.S. issued global travel alert, 21 embassies, consulates close Aug. 4 That day is Ramadan ‘Night of Power,’ also seen by al-Qaeda as […]

Jihadists focus on prison breaks By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst, and Bailey Cahall, Special to CNN updated 2:53 PM EDT, Wed July 31, 2013 Taliban claims responsibility for raid STORY HIGHLIGHTS A Taliban commander leads prison attack in Pakistan, freeing 250 inmates Peter Bergen: Jihadists have conducted jailbreaks in Middle East and South […]

Al Qaeda’s kinder, gentler image makeover By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst, and Jennifer Rowland, Special to CNN updated 10:43 AM EDT, Wed July 31, 2013 Al Nusra fighters stand ready to fight Syrian regime forces near Aleppo in April. Al Nusra has pledged allegiance to al Qaeda. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Writers: Al Qaeda posting […]

Saturday, Jul 27, 2013 New view of drone death toll, CNN.com

New view of drone death toll By Peter Bergen and Jennifer Rowland updated 3:33 PM EDT, Fri July 26, 2013 Obama defends drone program STORY HIGHLIGHTS U.S. drone program is especially controversial in Pakistan Peter Bergen: A leaked report suggests fewer civilian drone deaths than previously reported Pakistan’s new prime minister opposes drone program, cites […]

Al Qaeda in Yemen: On the ropes By Peter Bergen and Jennifer Rowland updated 12:48 PM EDT, Thu July 18, 2013 Pictured is Said al-Shihri, a commander in al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, from a video posted on October 6, 2010. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Al Qaeda affiliate in Yemen confirms death of a key leader […]

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