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Who won the debate (CNN)CNN Opinion asked contributors for their takes on how Donald Trump and Joe Biden did in the final presidential debate. The views expressed in this commentary are their own. Peter Bergen: Trump failed the Covid test On the key issue of Covid, President Trump didn’t do himself any favors during Thursday’s […]

Peter Bergen: Mike Pence’s impossible task Vice President Mike Pence had an impossible task Wednesday night. As the head of the Trump administration’s coronavirus task force, Pence had to defend the administration’s record when more than 210,000 Americans are already dead from Covid-19. Pence flunked that test, not least because his boss has Covid and […]

How President Trump wound up in the hospital Peter Bergen Opinion by Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 2:11 PM ET, Sat October 3, 2020 “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 senior editor of the Coronavirus […]

Peter Bergen: Biden won on the most important crisis facing the US The coronavirus is the worst public health crisis the country has faced in a century, yet in the presidential debate Tuesday night President Donald Trump didn’t make even a pro forma statement acknowledging the pain and the suffering of the more than 200,000 […]

The top Trump adviser who chose not to write a tell-all book Opinion by Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst “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 editor of the Coronavirus Daily Brief and author of the […]

Why this Woodward book is devastating to Trump Peter Bergen “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 senior editor of the Coronavirus Daily Brief and author of the book “Trump and His Generals: The Cost of Chaos.” The […]

Trump’s stunning split with America’s military leaders Opinion by Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 10:41 PM ET, Tue September 8, 2020 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 senior editor of the Coronavirus Daily Brief and […]

A colossal failure of Trump’s leadership Opinion by Peter Bergen Updated 6:04 AM ET, Wed July 29, 2020 “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 senior editor of the Coronavirus Daily Brief and author of the new book […]

Trump team’s circular firing squad goes after Fauci Opinion by Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 8:45 AM ET, Thu July 16, 2020 “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 senior editor of the Coronavirus Daily Brief […]

Saudi Arabia detains senior members of its royal family By Nic Robertson, Peter Bergen and Jonny Hallam, CNN Updated 11:44 AM ET, Mon March 9, 2020 (CNN)Two senior Saudi royals are among several members of the royal family arrested on Friday, two sources with knowledge of the arrests have said, confirming an apparent bid to […]