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Trump deserves to take a victory lap Opinion by Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 5:04 PM ET, Sun October 27, 2019 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, “Trump and His Generals: The Cost of […]

Trump ignores his own warning in Syria Opinion by Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 10:25 PM ET, Mon October 7, 2019   US troops are leaving northern Syria. Here’s why 02:55 Peter Bergen is CNN’s national security analyst, a vice president at New America and a professor of practice at Arizona State University. […]

This commander in chief is clueless Opinion by Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 9:54 PM ET, Wed October 9, 2019 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 completing a book about President Trump’s national security team […]

A year later, what Khashoggi’s murder says about Trump’s close ally Opinion by Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 6:58 PM ET, Mon September 30, 2019 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 completing a book about […]

Whistleblower’s complaint is a devastating report from a savvy official By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 2:26 PM ET, Thu September 26, 2019 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 completing a book about President Trump’s […]

Trump’s team of flunkies 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 completing a book about President Trump’s national security team and policies. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own. View more opinion articles at CNN. (CNN)What […]

Trump gets amnesia on Iran Opinion by Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 3:24 PM ET, Mon September 16, 2019 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 completing a book about President Trump’s national security team and […]

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 completing a book about President Trump’s national security team and policies. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own. View more opinion articles at CNN. (CNN)John Bolton’s defenestration was a […]

Trump smells a bad deal, makes the right call on Taliban peace talks Opinion by Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 3:32 PM ET, Sun September 8, 2010 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 completing a […]

Mattis had problems with Trump — and with Obama, Biden and Bush Opinion by Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 6:08 AM ET, Thu September 5, 2019 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 completing a book […]