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Even in defeat, ISIS’ ideology inspires mass murderBYLINE: By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security AnalystLENGTH: 665 wordsDATELINE: (CNN) 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 the author of “United States of Jihad: Investigating America’s Homegrown Terrorists.” […]

CNN WireApril 24, 2019 Wednesday 9:54 PM GMTWhat explains rich-kid terroristsBYLINE: By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security AnalystLENGTH: 746 wordsDATELINE: (CNN) 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 the author of “United States of Jihad: Investigating […]

Mystery surrounds the source of the Sri Lanka attacks By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 7:36 AM ET, Mon April 22, 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 the author of “United States of Jihad: […]

The speech Donald Trump will never give By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 1:16 AM ET, Fri April 19, 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 the author of “United States of Jihad: Investigating America’s […]

Kirstjen Nielsen had the toughest job in the government By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 10:13 AM ET, Mon April 8, 2019 Peter Bergen is CNN’s national security analyst, a vice president at New America, a professor of practice at Arizona State University and the author of “Manhunt: The Ten-Year Search for bin […]

Why we still need to worry about ISIS By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 1:01 PM ET, Sun March 24, 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 the author of “United States of Jihad: Investigating […]

CNN.comMarch 18, 2019 Monday 1:29 PM ESTWhy terrorists kill: The striking similarities between the New Zealand and Pulse nightclub shootersBYLINE: By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security AnalystSECTION: OPINIONSLENGTH: 1183 words The decision to kill innocent civilians who are strangers — whether you are a jihadist terrorist or a white nationalist militant — can never be […]

Coast Guard officer’s alleged massacre plot is terrifying echo of our politics By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 2:54 PM ET, Thu February 21, 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 the author of “United […]

Afghans fear Trump team is about to sell them out By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 11:56 AM ET, Mon February 18, 2019 Peter Bergen is CNN’s national security analyst, a vice president at New America and professor of practice at Arizona State University. He has reported from Afghanistan for two and a […]

State of the Union: On foreign policy, a link between Trump and Obama Peter Bergen If there was an underlying theme in President Trump’s State of the Union about America’s engagement in the world you could sum it up in one word: Withdrawal. Trump pointed to the nearly 7,000 American servicemen killed in the United […]