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Al Qaeda’s track record with chemical weapons By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst updated 5:41 AM EDT, Tue May 7, 2013 Were chemical weapons used in Syria? STORY HIGHLIGHTS Official on U.N. commission says Syrian rebel group may have used nerve agent Peter Bergen: It would not be first time al Qaeda-affiliated group used […]

Terror threat from Gitmo prisoners is exaggerated By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst, and Bailey Cahall, Special to CNN updated 11:00 AM EDT, Wed May 8, 2013 Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, is home to the U.S. naval base that has held terror suspects since January 2002. Early in the war on terror, the Bush administration […]

Thursday, May 02, 2013 From bin Laden to Boston, CNN.com

From bin Laden to Boston By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst updated 4:04 PM EDT, Tue April 30, 2013 Did mother discuss jihad with son? STORY HIGHLIGHTS Peter Bergen: It was easier for the U.S. to kill bin Laden than to kill his ideology The Boston bombing is one case in which bin Laden’s […]

Agencies often miss warning signs of attacks By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst updated 3:28 PM EDT, Sat April 27, 2013 STORY HIGHLIGHTS Peter Bergen: Too often the warning signs of terrorism are missed He says before an attack, it’s difficult to sort out the signals from the noise Agencies often will fail to […]

  Osama’s Real Hunters By NANCY DEWOLF SMITH “Manhunt” brings to television for the first time a riveting story of the hunt for Osama bin Laden that ended with his death on the night of May 1-2, 2011, when U.S. Special Forces raided his hideout in a compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan. Yet the raid is […]

The FBI released photos and video of two men identified as Suspect 1 and Suspect 2 in the deadly bombings at the Boston Marathon. They have been identified as Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, and Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26. See all photography related to the Boston bombings.   STORY HIGHLIGHTS Peter Bergen: Many unresolved questions about how or […]

Ricin: Almost never deadly By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst, and Jennifer Rowland, Special to CNN updated 8:06 AM EDT, Fri April 19, 2013 CNN Explains: Ricin STORY HIGHLIGHTS Since 9/11 terror attacks, eight have been arrested for attempted ricin attacks Peter Bergen: Only two people succeeded in producing or obtaining ricin Ricin needs […]

09:06 AM ET Siete preguntas sobre los terroristas de Boston Nota del editor: Peter Bergen es analista de seguridad nacional de CNN, autor de “Manhunt: The Ten-Year Buscar bin Laden – Del 9/11 al Abbottabad” y director de la New America Foundation. Jennifer Rowland es asociada en la New America Foundation. Washington (CNN) – Todavía […]

Al Qaeda, Iran … and Canada plot? By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst updated 11:35 AM EDT, Tue April 23, 2013 Watch this video Police: Suspects had al Qaeda support STORY HIGHLIGHTS Two men in Canada accused of terror plot aided by al Qaeda elements in Iran, police say Peter Bergen says case highlights […]

  Why terrorist bombings have been rare in U.S. in past decade By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst, and Jennifer Rowland, Special to CNN updated 12:12 PM EDT, Tue April 16, 2013 An injured man is loaded into an ambulance on Monday, April 15, after two bombs went off near the finish line of […]

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