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 […]

Gun violence is a national security issue By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst updated 8:33 AM EST, Tue December 18, 2012 An AR-15 style rifle is for sale at shop in Illinois. Peter Bergen says the founders did not envision weapons of this type while crafting the Second Amendment. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Peter Bergen: Gun […]

A feminist film epic and the real women of the CIA By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst updated 5:49 PM EST, Thu December 13, 2012 STORY HIGHLIGHTS The new film “Zero Dark Thirty” highlights the role of female CIA analysts Peter Bergen says the film gets it right: Women played important role in bin […]

‘Zero Dark Thirty’: Did torture really net bin Laden? By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst updated 11:36 AM EST, Tue December 11, 2012 ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ torture controversy STORY HIGHLIGHTS Peter Bergen: Major new film depicts torture as a key to the hunt for Osama bin Laden He says “Zero Dark Thirty” may distort […]

Republican obsession with Benghazi makes no sense By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst updated 8:26 PM EST, Tue November 27, 2012 Rice meetings leave lawmakers uneasy STORY HIGHLIGHTS Peter Bergen: Susan Rice’s trip to Capitol Hill wasn’t a success, senators said He says the GOP continues to bash Rice for her mistaken explanation for […]

Cómo David Petraeus cambió a las fuerzas armadas de EU Su paso por la CIA fue fugaz, pero implementó la estrategia de contrainsurgencia que ayudó a reducir los niveles de violencia en Iraq Por Peter Bergen, analista de seguridad nacional de CNN Domingo, 11 de noviembre de 2012 a las 15:32 Pinterest 0 Compartir 33 […]

Tough choice for Obama on Petraeus’ successor By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst updated 11:39 AM EST, Tue November 13, 2012 Editor’s note: Peter Bergen is CNN’s national security analyst and the author of “Manhunt: The Ten-Year Search for bin Laden — From 9/11 to Abbottabad,” from which this article is, in part, adapted. […]

How Petraeus changed the U.S. military By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst updated 1:31 PM EST, Sat November 10, 2012 Peter Bergen says that before heading the CIA, Gen. David Petraeus led a key change in U.S. miliary doctrine. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Peter Bergen: Petraeus will be remembered as best U.S. general since Eisenhower He […]

 Romney endorses Obama’s national security policiesBYLINE: By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security AnalysDATELINE: (CNN) Editor’s note: Peter Bergen, CNN’s national security analyst, is director of the National Security Studies Program at the New America Foundation and the author of the new book “Manhunt: The Ten-Year Search for Bin Laden — From 9/11 to Abbottabad.” (CNN) […]

  Jihadi terror suspect could face tough odds in court By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst, and Jennifer Rowland, Special to CNN updated 8:58 AM EDT, Fri October 19, 2012 STORY HIGHLIGHTS Man from Bangladesh charged with attempting to detonate bomb outside Federal Reserve building Peter Bergen: Jihadists arrested as a result of many […]


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"We Got Him": President Obama, Bin Laden, and the Future of the War on Terror, CNN


Homegrown: The Counter-Terror Dilemma, HBO