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CNN WireMarch 1, 2016 Tuesday 9:46 PM GMTAn isolated Osama bin Laden struggled to keep his bodyguardsBYLINE: By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security AnalystLENGTH: 1131 wordsDATELINE: (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 is the author of the new book “United States of Jihad: Investigating […]

Could a Paris-style attack happen in the United States? By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst   Peter Bergen notes that U.S. officials expect ISIS to try to stage attacks, but the terrorist group will face greater obstacles in U.S. than in Europe Many more militant fighters have returned to Europe, posing the kind of […]

Billions at stake in Apple encryption case Peter Bergen By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 9:43 PM ET, Sat February 20, 2016 | Video Source: CNN Story highlights Two important principles are clashing in Apple vs. FBI dispute, Peter Bergen says But the tech companies have the winning argument, he says Bergen: If […]

Saturday, Feb 06, 2016 Who do terrorists confide in? CNN.com

Who do terrorists confide in? By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 7:49 AM ET, Wed February 3, 2016 Peter Bergen is CNN’s national security analyst, a vice president at New America and a professor of practice at Arizona State University. He is the author of the new book “United States of Jihad: Investigating America’s Homegrown […]

Can We Stop Homegrown Terrorists? Law enforcement is making progress against ‘lone-wolf’ jihadists who want to harm other Americans, but the threat will persist—and remain relatively modest By Peter Bergen Jan. 22, 2016 2:44 p.m. ET At 11 a.m. on Dec. 2, some 60 miles east of Los Angeles, Syed Rizwan Farook and his wife, […]

Did Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton create ISIS? Peter Bergen By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 3:30 PM ET, Mon January 4, 2016 Trump: 'Hillary Clinton created ISIS with Obama' Trump: ‘Hillary Clinton created ISIS with Obama’ 01:40 Story highlights Peter Bergen: There’s little factual support for Donald Trump’s claim that the President […]

Congress all tough talk and no action on ISIS By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst   Updated 2:58 PM ET, Mon December 7, 2015 Story highlights Peter Bergen: President’s serious speech on ISIS met with bloviation from GOP Congress These lawmakers have yet to authorize fight against ISIS, Bergen says He says GOP Congress […]

Monday, Dec 14, 2015 Is Donald Trump a fascist? CNN.com

Is Donald Trump a fascist? Story highlights Peter Bergen: Trump meets several criteria in historian’s checklist of what defines a fascist Exception is that Trump doesn’t want to foment violence against enemies, Bergen says Trump a proto-fascist who echoes wave of extremist movements in Europe, he says Peter Bergen is CNN’s national security analyst, a […]

What explains the biggest U.S. terror attack since 9/11? By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst   Updated 12:00 PM ET, Sat December 5, 2015 Story highlights Peter Bergen: A married couple, committed to radical ideology, did not arouse suspicion as they planned deadly attack They fit a profile of ISIS sympathizers in U.S. who […]

Saturday, Nov 28, 2015 Why terrorists target hotels, CNN.com

Why terrorists target hotels By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst   Updated 1928 GMT (0328 HKT) November 20, 2015 Story highlights Bergen: There’s a long track record of terrorists striking at hotels with American brand names or that cater to Western visitors Bergen: Safety measures are needed to prevent the kind of attacks we […]

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