Wednesday, Feb 12, 2014 Target an American with drones?

Target an American with drones? By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst updated 5:35 PM EST, Tue February 11, 2014 U.S. may kill American terror suspect STORY HIGHLIGHTS Peter Bergen: U.S. officials reported to be considering targeting an American citizen He says Obama authorized killing of Anwar al-Awlaki by U.S. drone in Yemen Attorney general […]

A terror group too brutal for al Qaeda? By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst updated 7:51 AM EST, Wed February 5, 2014 Medical personnel look for survivors after a reported airstrike in Aleppo, Syria, on Saturday, February 1. The United Nations estimates more than 100,000 people have been killed since the Syrian conflict began in […]

NSA and your phone records: What should Obama do? By Peter Bergen updated 8:32 AM EST, Wed January 15, 2014     Bergen: Benefit of NSA tactics overblown STORY HIGHLIGHTS Bergen: New America Foundation finds little value to mass surveillance program He says hardly any terrorism cases were found out or wrapped up as result […]

Al Qaeda controls more territory than ever in Middle East By Peter Bergen and Jennifer Rowland updated 7:01 PM EST, Tue January 7, 2014 A man reacts after what activists said was an air raid by forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the al-Marja district of Aleppo on Monday, December 23. The United Nations estimates more […]

  Al Qaeda controla más territorios que nunca en Oriente Medio Por Peter Bergen y Jennifer Rowland Nota del Editor: Peter Bergen es analista de seguridad nacional de CNN, director de la New America Foundation y el autor de Manhunt: The Ten-Year Search for bin Laden – From 9/11 to Abbottabad (Cacería humana: La búsqueda de 10 años de bin Laden, desde el […]

Would NSA surveillance have stopped 9/11 plot? By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst updated 7:47 AM EST, Mon December 30, 2013 One World Trade Center rises above the lower Manhattan skyline in New York. Twelve years after terrorists destroyed the old World Trade Center, the new World Trade Center is becoming a reality in 2013, […]

Is al Qaeda outdoing the U.S. on truth telling? By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst updated 2:55 PM EST, Mon December 23, 2013 Al Qaeda apologizes for deadly attack STORY HIGHLIGHTS An al Qaeda leader apologized for hospital attack; U.S. mum on drone that hit wedding party Peter Bergen says al Qaeda arguably is doing […]

Tuesday, Dec 03, 2013 Hyping the terror threat?

Hyping the terror threat? By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst updated 2:16 PM EST, Tue December 3, 2013 Feinstein: ‘Terror is up worldwide’ STORY HIGHLIGHTS Heads of intelligence committees tell CNN U.S. is no safer than in 2011 Peter Bergen: Evidence suggests that fewer plots are being directed against the U.S. There’s little sign of […]

Rapping for al Qaeda in Syria By Peter Bergen and Tim Maurer updated 9:52 AM EST, Mon November 18, 2013 A rebel fighter fires his weapon as he stands amidst rubble and debris during clashes with Syrian government forces in Deir Ezzor, Syria on November 11. More than 100,000 people have been killed, according to the United Nations, […]

Did Obama keep his drone promises? By Peter Bergen and Jennifer Rowland updated 8:25 AM EDT, Fri October 25, 2013 A U.S. Air Force MQ-1 Predator UAV assigned to the California Air National Guard’s 163rd Reconnaissance Wing flies near the Southern California Logistics Airport in Victorville, California, on January 7, 2012. STORY HIGHLIGHTS President Obama […]