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Trump’s new travel ban still doesn’t fly Peter Bergen By David Sterman and Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Story highlights David Sterman and Peter Bergen: Revised ban is a solution to a problem that doesn’t exist Homegrown terrorism, not immigration, is the source of the problem in the US, authors say “Peter Bergen is […]

The ‘Legion of Brothers’ that routed the Taliban Peter Bergen By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst New documentary tells story of Special Forces group that went into Afghanistan post-9/11 and overthrew Taliban regime Peter Bergen says film raises serious questions about how much America is asking from these forces “Peter Bergen is CNN’s national […]

16 years after 9/11: The state of the terrorist threat Peter Bergen By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 5:37 PM ET, Sat September 9, 2017 Story highlights Peter Bergen: The threat of terrorism by foreigners is quite low in the United States Attacks are by American citizens and permanent residents, inspired by ISIS […]

For Trump’s generals, this is personal Peter Bergen By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 7:50 AM ET, Tue August 22, 2017 Peter Bergen says many of the President’s top advisers have served in Afghanistan or have personal ties to the war They know that an abrupt withdrawal would be a mistake and they […]

For Trump’s generals, this is personal Peter Bergen By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Peter Bergen says many of the President’s top advisers have served in Afghanistan or have personal ties to the war They know that an abrupt withdrawal would be a mistake, Bergen says “Peter Bergen is CNN’s national security analyst, a […]

Vehicle attacks have taken a horrific toll since 2014 Peter Bergen By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst 0 Story highlights More than 120 people have been killed in vehicle ramming attacks in the West since 2014, including Thursday’s in Barcelona, writes Peter Bergen Terrorist groups have favored these low-tech attacks since they require no […]

Charlottesville killing was an act of domestic terrorism Peter Bergen By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 9:18 AM ET, Sun August 13, 2017 Story highlights Peter Bergen: Incident shows that political violence in the US takes many forms That includes right-wing terrorism — which should be condemned as such Peter Bergen is a […]

Today’s terrorism didn’t start with 9/11 — it started with the ’90s Peter Bergen By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 1:35 PM ET, Wed August 2, 2017 Bergen: Most Americans see the era of jihadist terrorism as beginning with 9/11 But many features of terrorism as we know it today actually have roots […]

The general now in command at the White House faces ultimate test Peter Bergen By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 11:09 AM ET, Sun July 30, 2017 Peter Bergen: White House chief of staff was a no-nonsense leader at Homeland Security Gen. John Kelly now faces the bigger challenge of taming White House […]

Is the fall of Mosul the fall of ISIS? Peter Bergen By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 12:33 PM ET, Tue July 11, 2017 Story highlights Peter Bergen: The conditions that gave rise to ISIS in the Mideast are still very much present They will produce other sources of terrorism, even if ISIS […]

UPCOMING EVENTS

Wednesday, July, 18, 2018 Aspen Security Forum, Aspen, CO

Tuesday, August, 21, 2018 Modern Warfare Symposium, Global SOF, Ft. Bragg, N.C.

Thursday, September, 06, 2018 DARPA D60 Symposium, Washington DC

Tuesday, September, 25, 2018 Global SOF Symposium, Madrid, Spain

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RECENT FILMS

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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