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Official: U.S. Airstrike In Somalia Targets Suspected Militant Leader | CNN

January 26, 2014

Al-Shabaab, designated a terrorist organization by the United States, has a relationship with al Qaeda that goes back several years. In 2012, the two groups effectively merged, said CNN national security analyst Peter Bergen.

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Al Qaeda Controls More Territory Than Ever in Middle East

  • By
  • Peter Bergen,
  • Jennifer Rowland,
  • New America Foundation
January 7, 2014 |

Is Al Qaeda Outdoing the U.S. on Truth Telling?

  • By
  • Peter Bergen,
  • New America Foundation
December 23, 2013 |

Would NSA Surveillance Have Stopped 9/11 Plot?

  • By
  • Peter Bergen,
  • New America Foundation
December 30, 2013 |

Still Out There and Growing -- Al Qaeda on the Rebound, Experts Say | CNN International

December 28, 2013

However, CNN national security analyst Peter Bergen said earlier this month that the data on al Qaeda-linked or influenced militants indicted in the United States suggests that the threat of terrorism has actually markedly declined over the past couple ...

Al Qaeda: We're Sorry About Yemen Hospital Attack | CNN

December 22, 2013

It's unusual to see "such a direct, fast, public apology" from al Qaeda, CNN National Security Analyst Peter Bergen said. "Al Qaeda leaders seem to be waking up to the fact that if they position themselves as the defenders of Muslims, their large-scale ...

The New Koch

  • By
  • Christopher Leonard,
  • New America Foundation
December 19, 2013 |

Al Qaeda Advancing in Syria, One Town at a Time | CNN

November 24, 2013

In an article for the forthcoming edition of Sentinel, the journal of the Combating Terrorism Center, Brian Fishman argues that ISIL and other jihadist groups are more dangerous in Syria than they ever were in Iraq -- "more likely to sustainably ...

Rapping for al Qaeda in Syria

  • By
  • Peter Bergen,
  • Tim Maurer,
  • New America Foundation
November 18, 2013 |

Al Qaeda-Linked Group Strengthens Hold in Northern Syria | CNN

November 5, 2013

CNN al Qaeda expert Peter Bergen said the Washington Institute assessment could be correct, given the nature of ISIS's dominance in Raqqa, but pointed out that the U.S. Marine Corps admitted al Qaeda was in control of the Iraqi province of Anbar in ...

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