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John Bolton is Donald Trump’s war whisperer By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 6:15 AM ET, Wed May 15, 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 […]

Three ways to stop the hate killings By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 2:30 PM ET, Sun April 28, 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 […]

This is something Trump can boast about By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst Updated 10:22 PM ET, Sat April 27, 2019 Peter Bergen is CNN’s national security analyst, a vice president at New America, a professor of practice at Arizona State University and a board member of the James Foley Foundation, which advocates for […]

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 […]