Ali Soufan

Chairman and CEO of the Soufan Group

YOUNG PATRON EVENT: Looming Threats and The Looming Towers

About the Topic

In February 2018 The Looming Tower premiered on Hulu. The show is based on Mr. Soufan's time at the FBI investigating the 9/11 attacks. Mr. Soufan will discuss this investigation, the re-emergence of Al-Qaeda as a threat to international security, and the tactics non-state actors are employing. 

We invite you to bring a guest to this lecture for $10. 

About the Speaker

Ali Soufan, the Chairman and CEO of the Soufan Group, is a leading national security and counterterrorism expert. The Soufan Group provides strategic security intelligence services to governments and multinational organizations. A former FBI special agent, Mr. Soufan investigated several highly sensitive international terrorism cases, including the East Africa Embassy bombings, the attack on the USS Cole, and the events surrounding 9/11. 

Mr. Soufan is a member of the Homeland Security Advisory Council. He is the author of Anatomy of Terror: From the Death of Bin Laden to the Rise of the Islamic State (2017) and The Black Banners: The Inside Story of 9/11 and the War Against al-Qaeda (2011), which was awarded the 2012 Ridenhour Book Prize.