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Trump’s attack on Syria — a decisive action, a good speech, but now what? By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 5:24 AM ET, Fri April 7, 2017 Story highlights Trump gave one of his best speeches but many key questions surround the US missile strikes in Syria, writes Peter Bergen Were the strikes […]

Bergen: Trump’s menu of bad options for Syria By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 7:12 PM ET, Thu April 6, 2017 Source: Trump weighs military action in Syria 01:58 Story highlights Peter Bergen: When you are President and an international crisis lands in your inbox, there are generally no easy options Whatever action […]

With Bannon out, White House gets serious about national security Peter Bergen By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Story highlights Peter Bergen notes the White House is confronting serious foreign policy crises It has a strong team in place at the NSC, while State and Defense are understaffed, he says “Peter Bergen is CNN’s […]

CNN Wire April 4, 2017 Tuesday 1:54 AM GMT The likely culprits behind the St. Petersburg bombing BYLINE: By Peter Bergen and David Sterman, CNN LENGTH: 924 words DATELINE: (CNN) Editor’s note: Peter Bergen is CNN’s national security analyst, a vice president at New America and a professor of practice at Arizona State University. He […]

Will Iraq survive victory over ISIS in Mosul? Peter Bergen By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 4:03 PM ET, Wed March 22, 2017 Fight vs. ISIS has brought Iraq’s ethnic and sectarian groups together for the moment, Peter Bergen writes But he says, rivalries could resurface with a vengeance “Peter Bergen is CNN’s […]

London shows the challenge of preventing low-tech terror Peter Bergen By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Attack at the heart of UK’s capital is the latest in a series that have turned cars and trucks into ordinary weapons of terror, writes Peter Bergen Such actions are difficult to prevent “Peter Bergen is CNN’s national […]

February 19, 2017 Sunday 1:17 PM EST The cleric who altered the course of modern history BYLINE: By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst SECTION: OPINIONS LENGTH: 2586 words Omar Abdel-Rahman, the Egyptian cleric who inspired terrorist plots in New York during the early 1990s and who died in an American prison on Saturday, was […]

Trump’s brilliant choice of McMaster Peter Bergen By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 9:19 AM ET, Tue February 21, 2017 donald trump picks h.r. mcmaster new national security adviser sot_00000000 Peter Bergen: In his selection of H.R. McMaster for national security adviser, Donald Trump made a brilliant choice He says McMaster will need […]

White House’s own terrorism list torpedoes the case for travel ban Peter Bergen By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 8:33 AM ET, Thu February 9, 2017 Peter Bergen: The White House’s list of 78 terror attacks is devoid of evidence for President Trump’s immigration order Few who made attacks came from those countries; […]

Trump’s terrorism claim is baloney Peter Bergen By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 1:36 PM ET, Tue February 7, 2017 Source: CNN Cooper: I know we covered attacks; I was there 02:03 Story highlights Peter Bergen ran White House timeline of terrorist attacks through media database Bergen found the 78 cited as under-covered […]

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