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Ricin: Almost never deadly By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst, and Jennifer Rowland, Special to CNN updated 8:06 AM EDT, Fri April 19, 2013 CNN Explains: Ricin STORY HIGHLIGHTS Since 9/11 terror attacks, eight have been arrested for attempted ricin attacks Peter Bergen: Only two people succeeded in producing or obtaining ricin Ricin needs […]

09:06 AM ET Siete preguntas sobre los terroristas de Boston Nota del editor: Peter Bergen es analista de seguridad nacional de CNN, autor de “Manhunt: The Ten-Year Buscar bin Laden – Del 9/11 al Abbottabad” y director de la New America Foundation. Jennifer Rowland es asociada en la New America Foundation. Washington (CNN) – Todavía […]

Al Qaeda, Iran … and Canada plot? By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst updated 11:35 AM EDT, Tue April 23, 2013 Watch this video Police: Suspects had al Qaeda support STORY HIGHLIGHTS Two men in Canada accused of terror plot aided by al Qaeda elements in Iran, police say Peter Bergen says case highlights […]

  Why terrorist bombings have been rare in U.S. in past decade By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst, and Jennifer Rowland, Special to CNN updated 12:12 PM EDT, Tue April 16, 2013 An injured man is loaded into an ambulance on Monday, April 15, after two bombs went off near the finish line of […]

  Syria rebel group’s dangerous tie to al Qaeda By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst, and Jennifer Rowland, Special to CNN updated 11:49 AM EDT, Wed April 10, 2013 Peter Bergen says the most effective fighting force against the Syrian regime is now allying itself with al Qaeda. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Peter Bergen: The announcement […]

10:06 PM ET ¿Quién mató en realidad a Osama bin Laden en Pakistán? Por Peter Bergen, CNN Nota del editor: Peter Bergen es analista de seguridad nacional de CNN, el autor de‘Manhunt: The Ten-Year Search for bin Laden-From 9/11 to Abbottabad’, y director de la New America Foundation. (CNN) – En febrero, la revista Esquire […]

  Book review: ‘The Way of the Knife: The CIA, a Secret Army, and a War at the Ends of the Earth’ By Mark Mazzetti By Peter Bergen, Published: April 5   On May 1, 2011, CIA Director Leon Panetta was in command of the single most important U.S. military operation since the attacks of Sept. […]

Growing threat of extreme right-wing violence By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst, and Jennifer Rowland, Special to CNN updated 9:02 PM EDT, Thu April 4, 2013 STORY HIGHLIGHTS Authors: Last five years have seen more indicted in extremist violence They say the threats have grown from domestic sources, particularly the right wing Jihadist groups […]

Wednesday, Mar 27, 2013 Who really killed bin Laden? CNN.com

Who really killed bin Laden? By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst updated 8:01 AM EDT, Wed March 27, 2013 Osama bin Laden was killed by a team of U.S. SEALS on May 2, 2011, at a compound near Abbottabad, Pakistan. Click through to see images of the compound where he spent the last days […]

Strange bedfellows — Iran and al Qaeda By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst updated 8:23 AM EDT, Sun March 10, 2013 Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law captured STORY HIGHLIGHTS Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law, now in custody, had spent time in Iran Peter Bergen says members of bin Laden’s inner circle lived for years in Iran He […]