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Events: Pakistan's Lawless Frontier and Counterterrorism Perspectives

Here are a couple of events for anyone in the Washington, DC area (be sure to RSVP if you want to attend). Note that the second will also be webcast!

Pakistan’s Lawless Frontier
The Most Dangerous Place

The New America Foundation and the Heinrich Böll Foundation are pleased to host Imtiaz Gul, a Pakistani journalist and author of the newly-released book The Most Dangerous Place: Pakistan’s Lawless Frontier, which surveys Pakistan’s wild tribal regions that serve as headquarters of al-Qaeda and the Taliban.

Copies of the book will available for purchase and signing.


Featured Speaker
Imtiaz Gul
Author, The Most Dangerous Place: Pakistan’s Lawless Frontier
Founder and Director, Center for Research and Security Studies

Peter Bergen
Co-director, Counterterrorism Strategy Initiative
Senior Research Fellow, New America Foudation
Author, The Osama bin Laden I Know

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Counterterrorism Perspectives from the CIA and the FBI, featuring Philip Mudd

Policy & Research Forum Special Event
June 21, 2010
10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Elliott School of International Affairs
7th Floor | State Room
This event will be webcast.

The George Washington University
1957 E Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052

Please join the Homeland Security Policy Institute for a special event featuring Philip Mudd as he reflects on his career in counterterrorism. During his tenure in the federal government, Mudd played a pivotal role in America’s counterterrorism efforts – including service as the first Deputy Director of the FBI’s National Security Service and as Deputy Director of the CIA’s Counterterrorist Center. Mudd will discuss the use of intelligence to combat terrorism and the evolution of the terrorist threat facing the United States.

Featured Speaker:
Philip Mudd, Former Deputy Director, National Security Branch, Federal Bureau of Investigation; Former Deputy Director, National Counterterrorist Center, Central Intelligence Agency; Senior Fellow, Homeland Security Policy Institute

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