Ali H. Soufan
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Ali H. Soufan

Ali H. Soufan is a Lebanese-American former FBI agent who was involved in a number of high-profile anti-terrorism cases both in the United States and around the world. A 'New Yorker' article in 2006 described Soufan as coming closer than anyone to preventing the September 11 attacks, even implying that he would have succeeded had the CIA been willing to share information with him. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Ali H. Soufan has four videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2009 Senate Committee as a Supervisory Special Agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Most common tag: Terrorism.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2013 - Present Chair and CEO, Soufan Group Videos: 2


Supervisory Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation - c. January 1, 2005 Videos: 2

Recent Appearances

  • <em>Anatomy of Terror</em>

    Anatomy of Terror

    Ali Soufan talked about his book, Anatomy of Terror: From the Death of bin Laden to the Rise of the Islamic State, about the…

  • After Words with Karen Greenberg

    After Words with Karen Greenberg

    Karen Greenberg talked about her her book Rogue Justice: The Making of the Security State, in which she looks at legal…

  • <em>The Black Banners</em>

    The Black Banners

    Ali Soufan talked about his book The Black Banners: The Inside Story of 9/11 and the War Against al-Qaeda. He responded to…

  • Detainee Treatment and Interogation Policy, Part 2

    Detainee Treatment and Interogation Policy, Part 2

    Witnesses testified about the Bush Administration’s detention and interrogation program for prisoners and enemy combatants. This was the…

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