Ali Soufan

Chairman and CEO of the Soufan Group

YOUNG PATRON EVENT: Looming Threats: New Challenges in Counter-Terrorism

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.