* By Peter Bergen CNN National Security Analyst 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." For more analysis of the jihadist threat today read … Continue reading 9/11: Osama bin Laden’s spectacular miscalculation.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on July 25 details of a “U.S. plan” for military cooperation and intelligence sharing with Russia on Syria were expected to be announced in early August. Image: Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry Kerry’s statement followed the meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei … Continue reading Al Qaeda Officially Joins US Backed “Freedom Fighters”.