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ESSAY The Last Days of Osama bin Laden Revelations from the Abbottabad files show a terrorist leader scrambling for relevance in a world that had moved on In the first weeks of 2011, Osama bin Laden was worried. For five years, he had concealed himself and his extended family—wives, children and grandchildren—in a compound in […]

“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 senior editor of the Coronavirus Daily Brief and the author of the forthcoming book, “The Rise and Fall of Osama bin Laden.” The opinions expressed here are his own. Read […]

“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 author of the forthcoming book “The Rise and Fall of Osama bin Laden.” The views expressed here are his own. View more opinion at CNN.” (CNN)On Thursday President Joe Biden spoke […]

Updated 4:10 PM ET, Sun July 4, 2021 “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 author of the forthcoming book “The Rise and Fall of Osama bin Laden.” The views expressed here are his own. Read more opinion […]

CNN Wire June 24, 2021 Thursday 10:09 AM GMT Copyright 2021 Cable News Network All Rights Reserved Length: 1234 words Byline: Opinion by Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Dateline: (CNN) The two top officials in Afghanistan are meeting Friday with President Joe Biden at a moment when much of their country is in danger […]

For the first time the United States has a government-wide strategy to counter domestic terrorism. The policy, which the Biden administration rolled out on Tuesday, is long overdue. After all, the most lethal terrorist attack in the United States before 9/11 was the bombing of the Oklahoma City Federal Building a quarter of a century […]

Opinion by Peter Bergen Updated 10:23 AM EDT, Wed June 02, 2021   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 author of the book “Trump and His Generals: The Cost of Chaos.” The views expressed here […]

Opinion by Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 7:11 PM ET, Thu May 20, 2021 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 and […]

Opinion by Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analys Peter Bergen is CNN’s national security analyst, a vice president at New America and a professor of practice at Arizona State University. He has reported from Afghanistan since 1993. The views expressed in this commentary belong solely to the author. View more opinion at CNN. (CNN)Ten years […]

Biden’s magical thinking on Afghanistan Peter Bergen 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 has reported from Afghanistan since 1993.The views expressed in this commentary belong solely to the author. View more […]