Type: Seminar

Lessons learned 20 years after the Iraq War: A counterterrorism insider's perspective


Javed Ali, Associate Professor of Practice

Date & time

Mar 21, 2023, 11:30 am-12:45 pm EDT


Javed Ali, Associate Professor of Practice, will provide remarks on a seminal moment in his career in national security based on his role at the Defense Intelligence Agency from 2002-2003. During this brief stint he was a counterterrorism analyst focused on contentious issues like the potential ties between Iraq and al-Qa'ida and possible collaboration with the 9/11 attacks, the threat Iraq's security services posed to the international community in the run-up to the war, and the prospects of a multi-faceted insurgency developing following the removal of Saddam Hussein.

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