Robert Baer

Robert Baer

Robert Booker "Bob" Baer is an American author and a former CIA case officer who was primarily assigned to the Middle East. He is 'Times intelligence columnist and has contributed to 'Vanity Fair', 'The Wall Street Journal', and 'The Washington Post'. Baer is a frequent commentator and author about issues related to international relations, espionage and U.S. foreign policy. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Robert Baer has 10 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2002 Interview. The year with the most videos was 2003 with four videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2008 with an average of 458 views per program. Most common tags: Intelligence, Iran, Terrorism.

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Previously

Officer, Directorate of Operations, Central Intelligence Agency c. January 1, 1976 - c. January 1, 1997 Videos: 10

Recent Appearances

  • <em>The Perfect Kill</em>

    The Perfect Kill

    Robert Baer talked about his book, The Perfect Kill: 21 Laws for Assassins, about the history of political assassinations…

  • <em>The Devil We Know</em>

    The Devil We Know

    Robert Baer talked about his book, The Devil We Know: Dealing with the New Iranian Superpower (Crown, September 30, 2008). The book…

  • Iran's Influence on America's Future

    Iran's Influence on America's Future

    Robert Baer talked about his book The Devil We Know: Dealing with the New Iranian Superpower (Crown; September 30, 2008). In the book he explored the gap of…

  • Iran: Another Intelligence Failure in the Making

    Iran: Another Intelligence Failure in the Making

    Three authors talked about the threat posed by Iran and whether the U.S. government’s information on Iran is accurate. Robert Baer talked…

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