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Terrorists report on their own bloody work, bypassing media By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Peter Bergen: from Munich to 9/11, coverage in mainstream media defined modern terrorism We’ve entered a new era — where terrorists utilize their own media in real time, he says “Peter Bergen is CNN’s national security analyst, a vice […]

Friday, Jul 01, 2016 From Russia with hate, CNN.com

From Russia with hate By Peter Bergen and David Sterman Updated 1:36 AM ET, Fri July 1, 2016 Istanbul attackers connected to Central Asia Istanbul attackers connected to Central Asia 02:15 Story highlights Russians are the largest group of foot soldiers in the group from a non-Muslim majority country, write Peter Bergen and David Sterman […]

ISIS’ Ramadan terror campaign By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 8:03 PM ET, Wed June 29, 2016 U.S. officials: Istanbul attack has hallmarks of ISIS 02:31 Story highlights Peter Bergen says an ISIS spokesman called for attacks during the holy month ISIS has been suffering reverses on the ground militarily Peter Bergen is […]

‘Brexit’: A very British fiasco By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 1:31 PM ET, Fri June 24, 2016 PhStory highlights Peter Bergen: UK’s decision to split from EU will go down as historic self-inflicted wound Bergen: David Cameron set in motion possible UK breakup, empowered ultra-nationalists Peter Bergen is CNN’s national security analyst. […]

David Petraeus: ISIS is on its way to defeat but terrorism threat persists By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 8:44 PM ET, Wed June 22, 2016 Story highlights Gen. David Petraeus discusses the terrorist threats facing the world today. Petraeus also talks gun control, Afghanistan, Syria and other issues. (CNN)In a wide-ranging interview […]

In terror attacks, the Fumbling Bureau of Investigation? Peter Bergen By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 7:23 PM ET, Fri June 17, 2016 FBI: Shooter had been investigated FBI: Shooter had been investigated 02:42 Story highlights Peter Bergen: Critics say FBI dropped ball after investigating Orlando shooter Omar Mateen in 2013 and 2014 […]

Trump’s fatuous terrorism plan By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 6:34 PM ET, Tue June 14, 2016  Story highlights Peter Bergen: Trump’s recent speech was long on invective but short on policy specifics Trump’s claims are erroneous, and his plan to suspend immigration won’t work, Bergen says Peter Bergen is CNN’s national security […]

The Opinion Pages | Op-Ed Contributor Why Do Terrorists Commit Terrorism? By PETER BERGENJUNE 14, 2016 Photo Credit Getty Images WASHINGTON — AFTER a terrorist attack like the one in Florida on Sunday, one of the first questions people always ask is: Why? Why would someone take the lives of innocent civilians who are total […]

The real terror threat in America is homegrown By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 9:19 AM ET, Mon June 13, 2016 Orlando mass killing fits grim pattern of homegrown terrorism, writes Peter Bergen Since 9/11, every attack on U.S. soil was carried out by citizen or legal permanent resident, he writes Peter Bergen […]

 What kind of commander in chief would Hillary Clinton be?BYLINE: By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security AnalystSECTION: OPINIONSLENGTH: 2081 words In what may have been the most forceful speech of her career, Hillary Clinton said in San Diego on Thursday that electing Donald Trump as commander in chief would be “an historic mistake” because of […]

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