Dan Benjamin on Counterterrorism

Daniel Benjamin spoke about U.S. counterterrorism efforts. Among the issues he addressed were the evolving threat and increasing… read more

Daniel Benjamin spoke about U.S. counterterrorism efforts. Among the issues he addressed were the evolving threat and increasing resilience of al-Qaida and other terrorist organizations, as well as the attempted car bombing in Times Square and the December 2009 airline bomb plot. 

Prior to his appointment, Benjamin was a senior fellow in foreign policy studies and director of the Center on the United States and Europe at the Brookings Institution. A former senior fellow in the International Security Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, the ambassador has also served on the National Security Council and as director for counterterrorism in the Office of Transnational Threats. He is the coauthor, most recently, of The Age of Sacred Terror. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Daniel Benjamin Coordinator Department of State->Counterterrorism
  • Matthew Levitt Senior Fellow and Director Washington Institute for Near East Policy->Stein Program on Counterterrorism and Intelligence

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Dan Benjamin on Counterterrorism

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Program ID:
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Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 21, 2010
Last Aired:
May 29, 2010

Airing Details

  • May 21, 2010 | 10:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 22, 2010 | 2:34am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 24, 2010 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 25, 2010 | 12:14pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 29, 2010 | 6:51am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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