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Romney’s sorta-kinda call to arms By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst updated 11:17 AM EDT, Tue October 9, 2012 Mitt Romney prepares to deliver a foreign policy speech at the Virginia Military Institute on October 8. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Peter Bergen: Romney sought to draw clear line between his and Obama’s foreign policy He says […]

Thursday, Oct 04, 2012 A dangerous new world of drones, CNN

A dangerous new world of drones By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security analyst, and Jennifer Rowland, Special to CNN updated 5:10 AM EDT, Tue October 2, 2012 A model of of the European “Neuron” UAV at the Paris Air Show in Le Bourget, France in 2005. The UAV is an European Research project led by Dassault Aviation. […]

Extremists and leaders incite violent protests By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst, and Jennifer Rowland, Special to CNN updated 2:50 PM EDT, Thu September 13, 2012 Yemeni protesters gather around fire during a demonstration outside the US embassy in Sanaa over a film mocking Islam on September 13, 2012. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Peter Bergen: Violence against U.S. […]

11 years after 9/11: Who are the terrorists? By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst and Jennifer Rowland, Special to CNN updated 9:52 AM EDT, Tue September 11, 2012 STORY HIGHLIGHTS In 11 years since September 11, 2001, sources of terror in U.S. have been diverse Peter Bergen: Terrorists unaffiliated with jihadi groups have taken a toll […]

Drone is Obama’s weapon of choice By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst, and Megan Braun, Special to CNN updated 5:47 PM EDT, Thu September 6, 2012 Pakistani tribesmen show a placard of alleged drone strike victims. Peter Bergen says the drone campaign in Pakistan is waning. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Peter Bergen: Obama’s drone campaign shifts to Taliban […]

Book review: ‘No Easy Day: The Firsthand Account of the Mission That Killed Osama bin Laden’ By Peter Bergen, Published: August 29 Even before the book went on sale, the announcement by the publisher Dutton that the pseudonymous Mark Owen, one of the SEALs on the mission that killed Osama bin Laden, would be publishing an […]

Sense and nonsense about Obama and Osama By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst updated 1:08 PM EDT, Thu August 30, 2012 The mission that killed Osama bin Laden is the subject of two new books. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Two new books are focusing attention on the raid that killed Osama bin Laden Bergen: Book by […]

Are ‘Swift Boat’ attacks on Obama bogus? By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst updated 10:25 AM EDT, Fri August 17, 2012 President Obama announces the killing of Osama bin Laden, in a broadcast from the White House May 1, 2011. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Former U.S. officers accuse Obama of leaking classified information for political gain Peter […]

By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst, and Jennifer Rowland, Special to CNN August 13, 2012 — Updated 2149 GMT (0549 HKT) Afghan President Hamid Karzai attends the graduation ceremony of 500 students from the National Police Academy in July. STORY HIGHLIGHTS NATO forces a target of shooters in Afghan security force uniforms, authors say They note […]

Right-wing extremist terrorism as deadly a threat as al Qaeda? By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst, and Jennifer Rowland, Special to CNN updated 1:36 PM EDT, Tue August 7, 2012 A gunman killed six people at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin on Sunday. STORY HIGHLIGHTS FBI is investigating shootings at Sikh temple as act of domestic […]

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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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