Stephen Coll talked about counter terrorism strategies and policies of President-Elect Obama’s administration. He focused on… read more
Stephen Coll talked about counter terrorism strategies and policies of President-Elect Obama’s administration. He focused on inherited policies and strategies and what he believes the Obama Administration’s own policies and strategies will be. Topics included interrogation policies, the jargon used to talk about global terrorism, and the November 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai.
Stephen Coll is the author of Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001 (2004), and The Bin Ladens: An Arabian Family in the American Century (2008).
This was the first luncheon keynote address of the two-day conference “Shaping the Obama Administrations’s Counterterrorism Strategy.” close
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