Ali Soufan, former FBI agent and author of "The Black Banners: The Inside Story of 9/11 and the War Against al-Qaeda," in his first live interview, talks with Rachel Maddow about the redactions imposed on his book...
The account offered by the agent, Ali H. Soufan, is the most detailed to date by an insider concerning the American investigations of Al Qaeda and the major attacks that the group carried out, including bombings of American Embassies in East Africa and the American destroyer Cole, as well as the Sept. 11 attacks. The book is scheduled to be published Monday, with redactions to several chapters by the Central Intelligence Agency, the target of much of Mr. Soufan's criticism...
If interviewers want to stump former Vice President Dick Cheney on his book tour, they should ask him about the October 6, 2002, attack on the French oil tanker the Limburg, and what happened in the 45 minutes FBI interrogators had with Ramzi Binalshibh and another high-level al Qaeda terrorist a few weeks before that...
Former FBI agent Ali Soufan successfully interrogated captured Islamist terrorists after 9/11 without resorting to "enhanced' techniques. In a SPIEGEL interview, he revealed how he got jihadists to talk using tea and trucker magazines and explained how 9/11 could have been prevented.
Former FBI Agent Ali Soufan explains why al Qaeda operatives don't like being caught in a lie and how he took advantage of that to get a confession from Osama bin Laden's personal secretary. Read more: http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=7380694n&tag=segementExtraScroller;housing#ixzz1Xh961uzI