- Peter Bergen: Trump meets several criteria in historian's checklist of what defines a fascist
- Exception is that Trump doesn't want to foment violence against enemies, Bergen says
- Trump a proto-fascist who echoes wave of extremist movements in Europe, he says
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 the forthcoming book "United States of Jihad: Investigating America's Homegrown Terrorists."
(CNN)Is Donald Trump a fascist?