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“Bergen: No, Trump didn't defeat ISIS” CNN

In this piece, Peter Bergen shares his reasoning for not crediting the defeat of ISIS during the Trump administration to Donald Trump or his presidency, including the victories won and progress made during the Obama administration.

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“On Iran deal, Trump courts another fiasco like repealing Obamacare” CNN

In this piece, Peter Bergen shares his opinion on why President Trump’s efforts to overturn the Iran Nuclear deal reached under Obama are likely to cause Trump political problems and create consequences for US interests.

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“Beware copycats” American Thinker

This article assesses the danger of copycat attackers following the mass shooting in Las Vegas. Peter Bergen is quoted on the propensity of mass shooters to study the tactics of previous attacks.

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“Today's terrorism didn't start with 9/11 -- it started with the '90s” CNN

Peter Bergen follows the history of several trends in terror attacks, from the ‘lone wolf’ attacker to rising far-right violence, back to their origins in the events of the 1990’s.

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“Trump's new travel ban still doesn't fly” CNN

In this piece, Peter Bergen criticizes the reasoning behind President Trump’s latest travel ban in light of statistics that show the terrorist threat in the US to be a predominantly homegrown issue.

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“The 'Legion of Brothers' that Routed the Taliban” CNN

Peter Bergen reviews the documentary feature Legion of Brothers, which tells the story of US Green Berets in Afghanistan and their defeat of Taliban forces in the days following 9/11. Bergen also gives additional overview and insights into US special forces and the public’s relationship with them.

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“16 years after 9/11: The state of the terrorist threat” CNN

In this piece Peter Bergen outlines some of the successes and progress made in the War on Terrorism since 9/11 but also lays out some of the new growing trends in terrorist violence and what it could mean for combating terror in the future.

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“Charlottesville killing was an act of domestic terrorism” CNN

Peter Bergen offers his opinion on why the attack in Charlottesville should be considered an act of domestic terrorism.

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“Is the Fall of Mosul the Fall of ISIS?” CNN

Peter Bergen explores what the liberation of Mosul could mean in terms of defeating ISIS but also cautions against believing that an end to ISIS will lead to an end to terrorism in the Middle East or its root causes.

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“How to Harden America's Soft Targets” The National Interest

In this article, Colin Clarke and Chad Serina explore several ideas on how to increase security at ‘soft targets’ for terrorists in America. Peter Bergen offers insights as to why some of these targets are so attractive to terrorists.

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“How Americans learn and don't learn from history” CNN

Peter Bergen offers his insights on the importance of studying history and learning from it, particularly in order to have a nuanced perspective on the present time.

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“Trump's emerging plan for Afghanistan breaks with Obama approach” CNN

Peter Bergen explores the new direction the Trump administration is taking on its Afghanistan policy compared to the Obama administration and what this could mean for the situation on the ground going forward.

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"Terrorism in the age of polarization" CNN

In this article, Peter Bergen counsels against adopting a too narrow definition of ‘terrorism’ in a polarized political climate that might lead some to ignore particular types of terrorist violence.

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"The return of leftist terrorism?" CNN

Peter Bergen discusses the history of leftist terrorism in America and the risks of its resurgence in the wake of the attack against a Congressional Republican baseball practice.

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“Bergen: Domestic abuse can portend terror violence” CNN

Peter Bergen explores the connection between past histories of domestic and sexual violence and the perpetrators of terrorist acts.

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“The return of leftist terrorism?” CNN

Peter Bergen discusses the history of leftist terrorism in America and the risks of its resurgence in the wake of the attack against a Congressional Republican baseball practice.

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"Trump’s travel ban is useless. Terrorists mostly come from our own back yard." The Washington Post

Peter Bergen criticizes the Trump Administration’s travel ban as ineffective based on the statistics of who commits terrorist attacks in the United States.

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"7 questions about the London terror attacks" CNN

Peter Bergen discusses some of the key questions that will need to be answered in the aftermath of the June 2017 terror attacks in London, including the motivation for the attacks and whether they were directed or inspired by foreign terror groups like ISIS.

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"It could be a long, deadly Ramadan" CNN

Peter Bergen explores how recent calls for Ramadan violence from ISIS go against previous trends and could lead to an increase of terror attacks during the holy month

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"Bergen: A pattern in terror -- second generation, homegrown" CNN

Peter Bergen explains how most  terrorist attacks in the West since 9/11 have been committed by citizens or permanent residents and some of the psychological reasons why this may be the case.

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