Cofer Black

Cofer Black

Joseph Cofer Black is a former CIA official who was appointed Ambassador at Large and Coordinator for Counter-terrorism by President George W. Bush in December 2002. He led the Office of Counterterrorism in the U.S. State Department, until his resignation in November 2004. Previously Black 28-year career in the Directorate of Operations at the Central Intelligence Agency . He was appointed Director of the CIA's Counterterrorist Center in June 1999. Black later became the CEO of The Black Group, a private firm specializing in providing security processes and services to private corporations and government agencies. From 2005 until 2008, Black was Vice Chairman of Blackwater USA, a US-based private security firm. Wikipedia*

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Cofer Black has 10 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2002 Joint Meeting as a Chief for the Counterterrorism of the Central Intelligence Agency. The year with the most videos was 2004 with six videos. Most appearances with Colin L. Powell (2). Most common tag: Terrorism.

Appearances by Title:c. May 16, 2006 - Present Vice Chairman, Blackwater USA Videos: 0


Coordinator, Bureau of Counterterrorism and Countering Violent Extremism, Department of State c. April 25, 2004 - c. December 31, 2004 Videos: 7 Chief, Counterterrorism, Central Intelligence Agency c. September 25, 2002 - c. September 25, 2002 Videos: 3

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