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Obama’s counterterrorism adviser on threats facing Trump administration Peter Bergen By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 7:16 AM ET, Sun November 20, 2016 President Obama’s top counterterrorism adviser tells Peter Bergen ISIS is on the run Lisa Monaco warns of possibility of terrorist attack in early days of Trump presidency “Peter Bergen is […]

President-elect Trump’s inbox By Peter Bergen Updated 3:47 PM ET, Wed November 9, 2016 See Putin weigh in on Trump election win 02:08 Story highlights Peter Bergen offers some ideas on what to do about four of the most significant foreign policy and national security issues that President-elect Donald Trump will soon face “Peter Bergen […]

Inside the mind of Trump’s national security guru Peter Bergen By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 10:33 AM ET, Fri November 11, 2016 Retired general: Going into Iraq was a failure 01:14 Story highlights Peter Bergen: Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn wants aggressive stance against “radical Islam” Bergen says if Flynn is picked expect […]

October 31, 2016 Monday 6:45 PM GMT What US Special Forces are doing on the ground in Syria and Iraq BYLINE: By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst LENGTH: 607 words DATELINE: A US MILITARY BASE IN THE MIDDLE EAST (CNN) A US MILITARY BASE IN THE MIDDLE EAST (CNN) — US Special Operations Forces […]

October 30, 2016 Sunday 9:14 PM GMT A conversation with the general running the war against ISIS BYLINE: By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst LENGTH: 1901 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 […]

October 25, 2016 Tuesday 11:51 AM GMT Opium fuels the stalemate in America’s longest war BYLINE: By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst LENGTH: 1463 words DATELINE: KABUL, Afghanistan (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 […]

October 27, 2016 Thursday 12:01 PM GMT ISIS leaders may flee Mosul as their ranks are decimated BYLINE: By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst LENGTH: 1166 words DATELINE: QAYYARAH AIRFIELD, Iraq (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 […]

General: Up to 900 ISIS fighters killed in battle for Mosul BYLINE: By Eugene Scott, CNN LENGTH: 381 words DATELINE: (CNN) (CNN) — The US and its allies have killed between 800 and 900 ISIS fighters in the operation to retake Mosul, US Army Gen. Joseph Votel said Thursday. US military officials estimate that there […]

Russian, US military planes in near miss over Syria BYLINE: By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst LENGTH: 343 words DATELINE: ABOARD A US MILITARY PLANE IN THE MIDDLE EAST (CNN) ABOARD A US MILITARY PLANE IN THE MIDDLE EAST (CNN) — A Russian fighter jet and a US military plane flew dangerously close to […]

US intercepts multiple shipments of Iranian weapons going to Houthis in Yemen BYLINE: By Peter Bergen, CNN LENGTH: 185 words DATELINE: (CNN) (CNN) — American warships have intercepted five shipments of weaponry to the Houthis in Yemen from Iran in the past year and a half, according to US Vice Admiral Kevin Donegan, who is […]