Appearance at New America Foundation’s National Security Studies

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Appearance at New America Foundation’s National Security Studies

The New America Foundation’s National Security Studies Program hosted an event on August 8 with former CIA clandestine officer Glenn Carle. Mr. Carle spoke about his new book, The Interrogator: An Education, in which he discusses his experiences as head of the interrogation of a “high-value” terrorism detainee in two C.I.A. “black sites” abroad, and the lessons he learned about terrorism and the failings of the Global War on Terror. The event was moderated by Patrick Doherty, deputy director of the National Security Studies Program.

Featured Speaker
Glenn L. Carle
Former Deputy National Intelligence Officer for Transnational Threats
Author, The Interrogator: An Education

Patrick Doherty
Director, Smart Strategy Initiative
New America Foundation

Click here to the view the event page including a short video of Mr. Carle’s remarks:

Interrogation Policy after Osama bin Laden

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Glenn Carle, a 23-year CIA veteran and author of The Interrogator: An Education, is joined by Sanford Levinson, the W. St. John Garwood and W. St. John Garwood, Jr. Centennial Chair in Law at the University of Texas Law School, and Kenneth Himes, O.F.M., associate professor of theology at Boston College, for this conversation about the theory and practice of interrogation today.

Source (click to watch video of presentation):

Assessment of Al Qaeda

Assessment of Al Qaeda

Following Steve Coll’s open remarks, panelists assessed the al-Qaeda threat 10 years after the terrorists attacks of September 11, 2001. All of the panelists agreed that while the threat from al-Qaeda remains, it has significantly diminished over the last 10 years. They answered questions from audience members at the end of the discussion.

Speaking on Al Qaeda then and now…

Click Here to see the panel video on C-SPAN…

Glenn on PBS NewsHour – Al-Qaida ‘On the Run,’

JIM LEHRER: The CIA has Osama bin Laden and other al-Qaida leaders on the run. That’s according to CIA Director Leon Panetta. He told The Washington Post this morning: “It’s pretty clear, from all the intelligence we are getting that — all the intelligence we are getting they are having a very difficult time putting together any kind of command and control, that they are scrambling.”

And Panetta attributed the success, in part, to improved relations with Pakistan, saying, “We do a lot more operations together.”

Click here to see PBS transcript…

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