2015 Global Intelligence Forum
The Dungarvan Conference
July 12th - 16th, 2015

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AP Interview: Ex-CIA chief on al-Qaida after Osama
Posted on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 3:45 PM

Hayden was the main speaker Monday at an annual forum organized by the Mercyhurst College Institute for Intelligence Studies of Erie, Pennsylvania. During the interview he said the West was better off with Osama bin Laden dead than in custody — even though a living bin Laden represented a potential gold mine of intelligence.

 
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In the terrorist attacks at the Boston Marathon in 2013 and last week in Paris, two sets of brothers were instrumental in perpetrating the carnage. In both cases, the siblings had become radicalized, and at least one in each pair was believed to have had training from a terrorist organization. “I believe what we are seeing is an evolution of terrorist tactics,” former U.S. Secret Service Director Lewis Merletti told the Global Intelligence Forum. “These are lone-wolf operations where there’s very little chance of our intelligence agencies picking up on what’s about to happen. We’re dealing with families, in this case with brothers; and they are difficult targets for intelligence.” Read More »
Posted on January 19th, 2015, 12:41 PM
The West Waterford region on Ireland's southeast coast is a favorite among the Irish for its idyllic beaches, picturesque villages and sprawling green fields blanketed with sheep. Now the area, an hour’s drive east from Cork, is fast becoming known for its epicurean culture, which includes new high-quality restaurants and food purveyors. Read More »
Posted on January 19th, 2015, 12:35 PM