Ali Soufan Quoted: Syria’s War Viewed Almost in Real Time

September 30, 2013

In one video, two men in jeans and hoodies take a rocket tube to a rooftop and fire it. From another angle, we see three Syrian tanks in a row. The middle one takes a huge hit, emits a sheet of orange flame and burns away; a smoldering figure jumps from the tank and runs off as bullets smack the ground around him…

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Richard Barrett on Consider This: Should The NSA’s Ability To Unscramble Encryption Be Public Knowledge?

September 10, 2013

The New York Times, the Guardian, and ProPublica reported on documents leaked by Edward Snowden. Richard Barrett, former MI6 counterterrorism chief, Matthew Green, a cryptography researcher at Johns Hopkins University, and Jeff Larson, a reporter for ProPublica who co-wrote the latest article on the NSA’s online security projects, join Consider This host Antonio Mora to discuss the new revelations.

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Ali Soufan Featured in HBO Documentary Film: Manhunt

June 1, 2013

For more than two decades, he was the target of intense scrutiny, with an entire unit at the CIA dedicated to tracking his every move and trying to determine what violence he might perpetrate. When 9/11 confirmed Osama bin Laden’s intentions, these same analysts and operatives were now blamed for…

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Ali Soufan Interviewed: Amanpour CNN: The Story Behind the Bomb Plots

May 8, 2012

An al Qaeda plot, hatched in Yemen, to blow up a commercial aircraft over United States air space was exposed by the CIA, but many questions remain unanswered. Ali Soufan, former FBI counter terrorist agent and leading expert on al Qaeda in Yemen, appeared exclusively on Amanpour Tuesday. His unique insights help provide the story behind the story…

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