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March 8, 2013 Friday 12:55 PM EST Trying Osama’s son-in-law in New York makes sense BYLINE: By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst LENGTH: 982 words DATELINE: (CNN) Editor’s note: Peter Bergen is CNN’s national security analyst, the author of “Manhunt: The Ten-Year Search for bin Laden — From 9/11 to Abbottabad” and a director […]

    What Went Right? Critics of the war are missing the big picture: Afghanistan is much better off today. BY PETER BERGEN | MARCH/APRIL 2013   Quick question: Which Asian country has seen its life expectancy go up an astounding 18 years in just one decade, while turning from one of the world’s most […]

February 12, 2013 Tuesday 3:15 PM EST The new story of the death of Osama bin Laden BYLINE: By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst LENGTH: 919 words DATELINE: (CNN) Editor’s note: Peter Bergen is CNN’s national security analyst, the author of “Manhunt: The Ten-Year Search for bin Laden — From 9/11 to Abbottabad,” and […]

  John Brennan, Obama’s counterterrorist By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst updated 12:07 PM EST, Thu February 7, 2013 Who is John Brennan? STORY HIGHLIGHTS John Brennan is up for a confirmation hearing before the Senate on Thursday The nominee for CIA director has been at the center of Obama’s counterterrorism policies Peter Bergen […]

Should we still fear al Qaeda? By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst updated 11:04 AM EST, Sun February 3, 2013 Malians welcome France’s President Francois Hollande as he arrives in Timbuktu on Saturday, February 2. French-led troops are working to secure the area against Islamist militants. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Peter Bergen: U.K. politicians called North […]

Is Washington Overreacting to Zero Dark Thirty? By Peter BergenJan. 24, 2013Add a Comment     Zero Dark Thirty, the subject of this week’s TIME cover story, has garnered multiple Oscar nominations, but the movie also has an unprecedented distinction: it is now the subject of a congressional inquiry.Instead of the hushed, well-appointed screening rooms that are […]

Abandon Afghanistan? A dumb idea By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst updated 11:14 AM EST, Thu January 10, 2013 U.S. Marines from the 3rd Battalion 8th Marines Regiment start their patrol in Helmand Province on June 27. STORY HIGHLIGHTS White House aide suggested all U.S. troops could be withdrawn from Afghanistan Peter Bergen said […]

Thursday, Jan 10, 2013

Abandon Afghanistan? A dumb idea By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst updated 10:14 AM EST, Thu January 10, 2013 U.S. Marines from the 3rd Battalion 8th Marines Regiment start their patrol in Helmand Province on June 27. STORY HIGHLIGHTS White House aide suggested all U.S. troops could be withdrawn from Afghanistan Peter Bergen said […]

January 7, 2013 Monday 6:27 PM EST John Brennan, Obama’s drone warrior BYLINE: By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst LENGTH: 1272 words DATELINE: (CNN) Editor’s note: Peter Bergen is CNN’s national security analyst and the co-editor of the just-published book “Talibanistan: Negotiating the Borders between Terror, Politics and Religion.” Jennifer Rowland is a program […]

Senior senators slam ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ torture scenes By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst December 20, 2012 — Updated 1810 GMT (0210 HKT) In the new film “Zero Dark Thirty,” Jessica Chastain plays a CIA analyst who is part of the team hunting Osama bin Laden. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Sens. Feinstein, McCain, Levin send letter […]

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