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Tough choice for Obama on Petraeus’ successor By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst updated 11:39 AM EST, Tue November 13, 2012 Editor’s note: Peter Bergen is CNN’s national security analyst and the author of “Manhunt: The Ten-Year Search for bin Laden — From 9/11 to Abbottabad,” from which this article is, in part, adapted. […]

How Petraeus changed the U.S. military By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst updated 1:31 PM EST, Sat November 10, 2012 Peter Bergen says that before heading the CIA, Gen. David Petraeus led a key change in U.S. miliary doctrine. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Peter Bergen: Petraeus will be remembered as best U.S. general since Eisenhower He […]

 Romney endorses Obama’s national security policiesBYLINE: By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security AnalysDATELINE: (CNN) Editor’s note: Peter Bergen, CNN’s national security analyst, is director of the National Security Studies Program at the New America Foundation and the author of the new book “Manhunt: The Ten-Year Search for Bin Laden — From 9/11 to Abbottabad.” (CNN) […]

  Jihadi terror suspect could face tough odds in court By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst, and Jennifer Rowland, Special to CNN updated 8:58 AM EDT, Fri October 19, 2012 STORY HIGHLIGHTS Man from Bangladesh charged with attempting to detonate bomb outside Federal Reserve building Peter Bergen: Jihadists arrested as a result of many […]

Romney’s sorta-kinda call to arms By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst updated 11:17 AM EDT, Tue October 9, 2012 Mitt Romney prepares to deliver a foreign policy speech at the Virginia Military Institute on October 8. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Peter Bergen: Romney sought to draw clear line between his and Obama’s foreign policy He says […]

Thursday, Oct 04, 2012 A dangerous new world of drones, CNN

A dangerous new world of drones By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security analyst, and Jennifer Rowland, Special to CNN updated 5:10 AM EDT, Tue October 2, 2012 A model of of the European “Neuron” UAV at the Paris Air Show in Le Bourget, France in 2005. The UAV is an European Research project led by Dassault Aviation. […]

Extremists and leaders incite violent protests By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst, and Jennifer Rowland, Special to CNN updated 2:50 PM EDT, Thu September 13, 2012 Yemeni protesters gather around fire during a demonstration outside the US embassy in Sanaa over a film mocking Islam on September 13, 2012. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Peter Bergen: Violence against U.S. […]

11 years after 9/11: Who are the terrorists? By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst and Jennifer Rowland, Special to CNN updated 9:52 AM EDT, Tue September 11, 2012 STORY HIGHLIGHTS In 11 years since September 11, 2001, sources of terror in U.S. have been diverse Peter Bergen: Terrorists unaffiliated with jihadi groups have taken a toll […]

Drone is Obama’s weapon of choice By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst, and Megan Braun, Special to CNN updated 5:47 PM EDT, Thu September 6, 2012 Pakistani tribesmen show a placard of alleged drone strike victims. Peter Bergen says the drone campaign in Pakistan is waning. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Peter Bergen: Obama’s drone campaign shifts to Taliban […]

Book review: ‘No Easy Day: The Firsthand Account of the Mission That Killed Osama bin Laden’ By Peter Bergen, Published: August 29 Even before the book went on sale, the announcement by the publisher Dutton that the pseudonymous Mark Owen, one of the SEALs on the mission that killed Osama bin Laden, would be publishing an […]