The Soufan Group is pleased to announce that Robert McFadden has joined the strategic consultancy as a Senior Vice-President. Mr. McFadden is a 30-year veteran of the U.S. Federal Law Enforcement, Intelligence, and Counterintelligence communities, and has held several high profile leadership positions, including Special Agent in Charge, Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) Global Support Field Office, and Deputy Assistant Director, Counterintelligence Operations. With years of frontline experience, Mr. McFadden is recognized as an international subject matter expert on interview, interrogation, and violent extremist groups...
Though much remains to be learnt about the trend, it is clear an effective response would require a 'public- private' partnership between law enforcement agencies and the community, said Mr Borelli, who is with The Soufan Group, an international security consultancy group.
Sun Life Stadium in Miami on Aug. 24 would not have been high on any list of likely terrorist targets. It was a makeshift twilight doubleheader between the cellar-dwelling Florida Marlins and the disappointing Cincinnati Reds, which officially drew a paid attendance of 22,205 but which attracted only 10 percent of that...
Mark Fallon provided the keynote presentation on countering violent extremism to over 500 international police officials at the International Association of Women Police (IAWP) conference in Lexington, Kentucky. The IAWP was established in 1915 to strengthen, unite and raise the profile of women in criminal justice internationally...
In what amounts to a fight over who gets to write the history of the Sept. 11 attacks and their aftermath, the Central Intelligence Agency is demanding extensive cuts from the memoir of a former F.B.I. agent who spent years near the center of the battle against Al Qaeda. The agent, Ali H. Soufan, argues in the book that the C.I.A. missed a chance to derail the 2001 plot by withholding from the F.B.I. information about two future 9/11 hijackers living in San Diego, according to several people who have read the manuscript. And he gives a detailed, firsthand account of the C.I.A.'s move toward brutal treatment in its interrogations...