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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 […]

Syrian refugees are not a threat to U.S. By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst   Updated 9:29 AM ET, Sat November 21, 2015 Story highlights Peter Bergen: The process of entering the U.S. as a refugee is so laborious that terrorists would likely choose other routes He says visa waiver program needs some rethinking […]

Paris explosives are a key clue to plot By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 12:21 PM ET, Tue November 17, 2015 Story highlights Peter Bergen: Terrorists used an unstable compound made from household ingredients He says authorities in the United States and other Western countries need to be on the lookout for bulk purchases […]

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Thursday, August, 17, 2017 SAS Institute Inc., Counterterrorism and Financial Crimes Forum, Cary, NC

Tuesday, November, 14, 2017 USC Global Summit on Homegrown Violent Extremism (HVE). Los Angeles

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