China's expanding economic interests and activities in countries across the globe are becoming increasingly incompatible with its official policy of remaining politically uninvolved in other countries' internal affairs...
As an Arabic-speaking FBI agent, Soufan was at the center of several Al Qaeda investigations before and after 9/11. He tells FRONTLINE that critical CIA intelligence about Al Qaeda was not communicated to the FBI before 9/11, and had that information been shared, "The world would be very different today." After 9/11, Soufan conducted interrogations of key Al Qaeda figures, including Abu Zubaydah. Soufan says he gained actionable intelligence while interrogating Zubaydah...
Sure, the Pulitzers, the Academy Awards, the Heisman Trophy and the many business awards may seem exciting. But protecting the health, safety and economic well-being of the American people is important and serious. When Ali Soufan (former FBI interrogator) spoke about the uses of torture that backfire...
After years of stop-and-start progress, four issues of vital geopolitical importance ‑ the global economy, the future of NATO?s involvement in Afghanistan, the presidential election in Egypt, and negotiations on Iran?s nuclear program ‑ will reach a strategic inflection point over the span of six days in May...
Low-cost, easily accessible social media tools act as a force-multiplier by increasing the networking and organizing capabilities of a terrorist group. The ability to rapidly disseminate graphic images and ideas to shape the public narrative transforms social media into a strategic weapon in the hands of terrorists...