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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 […]

What happens after ISIS loses Mosul? Peter Bergen By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 1:01 PM ET, Mon October 17, 2016 Peter Bergen says loss of the hugely symbolic city would be a big turning point, but there will be other Sunni terrorist groups that take its place unless the region achieves peace […]

Who flunked the commander-in-chief test? By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 2:07 PM ET, Mon October 10, 2016   P Story highlights Peter Bergen: Trump fell back on a familiar mélange of empty slogans and false claims to describe what he’d do Bergen: Clinton, by contrast, had some sensible policy proposals, including a […]

What the debaters failed to say By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 1937 GMT (0337 HKT) September 27, 2016 Story highlights Peter Bergen: Very little attention was devoted to Afghanistan and Syria, two of the biggest challenges facing the new president Debate wasted time on whether Trump was for the Iraq War before […]

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