December 19, 2012
The man who nearly stopped 9/11 tells FP why Kathryn Bigelow's movie about the hunt for Osama bin Laden gets it wrong.
December 12, 2012
I read The Black Banners, which was written by an FBI agent who did the investigation of the Cole bombing. You connect with the other actor. Make sure there's trust involved and he knows he can depend upon you and rely on you, which works for the scene as well. I want to let him know, "I'm here for you at the end of the day, unburden yourself."
November 27, 2012
Opinion polls have consistently shown all the mainstream political parties are out of step with public opinion on Europe. This is in part due to millions of Britons alive today who have never had a say on the European Question, either they weren't born in 1975, the time of the last EU referendum, or they were born, but not old enough to vote. These are the great disenfranchised, a lost generation of voters shut out of the European debate by successive governments - and voters who are increasingly demanding their voices be heard.
November 21, 2012
Mark Pritchard, TSG's International Adviser, met with former British Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher, at her Central London home, and discussed a wide range of International topics.
November 14, 2012
Ali Soufan on Fox News "Happening Now," on what's going in Syria, and looking at the broader perspective: at the local, national, and global levels.
November 9, 2012
Beyond the reshuffling of President Obama's Cabinet, another key personnel decision is looming in the administration's second term. In the coming months, Obama will decide a successor to Robert Mueller, the longest-serving FBI director since J. Edgar Hoover. Mueller, the only top national security official remaining in government since the 9/11 attacks, is set to leave office in 2013, after Congress took the unprecedented action of extending his 10-year term. Obama requested the extension last year to preserve some continuity in the national security structure, at a time when he was naming new executives to lead the Pentagon and CIA.
October 24, 2012
Ali Soufan speaking at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in the SES course, "Beyond Al Qaeda: How to Understand and Counter Violent Extremism".
The Jakarta Post
October 12, 2012
Some people may still consider torture to be the most effective way to extract information from terror suspects, as these individuals are often blinded by their ideology and have difficulties in speaking voluntarily. But many others, including former Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) officer Ali Soufan, favor a very different approach that is considered more effective than torture.
October 12, 2012
TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Menjelang peringatan 10 tahun Bom Bali I, di Kuta, Bali, 12 Oktober 2012, ancaman terorisme tetap harus diwaspadai. Menurut Kepala dan CEO The Soufan Group, Ali Soufan, penyelesaian masalah terorisme tidak hanya berfokus pada penegakan hukum.
October 12, 2012
Ahead of the 10th anniversary of the Bali bombing in Kuta, Bali, October 12, 2012, we still have to be alert to the threat of terrorism. According to the Chairman and CEO of The Soufan Group, Ali Soufan, solving the problem of terrorism should not only be focused on law enforcement.