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Foreign policy hasn’t taken center stage like this in two decades Not since President George W. Bush delivered his State of the Union in January 2002, four months after the 9/11 attacks, has an American president delivered a speech freighted with as much foreign policy significance as the one President Joe Biden delivered on Tuesday […]

Peter Bergen is CNN’s national security analyst, a vice president at New America and a professor of practice at Arizona State University. His new book is “The Rise and Fall of Osama bin Laden.” The views expressed in this commentary are his own. View more opinion on CNN. (CNN)Vladimir Putin’s assault on Ukraine is a […]

At least 6 British citizens and 1 American are being held by the Taliban in Afghanistan By Kylie Atwood and Peter Bergen, CNN (CNN)At least eight Westerners have been arrested by the Taliban in Afghanistan during different incidents in the last two months, CNN has learned, marking a sharp escalation of Taliban actions against Westerners […]

Updated 0202 GMT (1002 HKT) February 4, 2022 “Peter Bergen is CNN’s national security analyst, a vice president at New America and a professor of practice at Arizona State University. His new book is “The Rise and Fall of Osama bin Laden.” The views expressed in this commentary are his own. View more opinion on […]

The threat Robert F. Kennedy Jr. poses to Covid-19 vaccination efforts 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 senior editor of the Coronavirus Daily Brief and author of the […]

Peter Bergen is CNN’s national security analyst, a vice president at New America and a professor of practice at Arizona State University. His new book is “The Rise and Fall of Osama bin Laden.” The views expressed in this commentary are his own. View more opinion on CNN. (CNN)The hostage-taker at the synagogue in Colleyville, […]

Updated 2:02 PM ET, Thu December 9, 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 the senior editor of the Coronavirus Daily Brief and author of the new book “The Rise and Fall of Osama bin Laden.” The […]

Afghanistan’s American University in exile Opinion by 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. Bergen has reported from Afghanistan since 1993. His new book is “The Rise and Fall of Osama bin Laden.” The views expressed in this […]

Opinion by Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 8:00 PM ET, Thu November 11, 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 the author of “Trump and His Generals: The Cost of Chaos.” The opinions expressed here […]

Opinion by Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 8:58 AM ET, Tue October 19, 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 the author of “The Longest War: The Enduring Conflict Between the United States and al-Qaeda,” […]