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Cofer Black

Cofer Black
Coordinator for Counterterrorism
In office
November 26, 2002 – November 15, 2004
President George W. Bush
Preceded by Frank Taylor
Succeeded by Henry Crumpton
Personal details
Born Joseph Cofer Black
1950 (age 67–68)
StamfordConnecticutU.S.
Political party Independent
Alma mater University of Southern California
Awards National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal

Joseph Cofer Black (born 1950) is a former CIA official who was appointed Ambassador-at-Large and Coordinator for Counterterrorism by President George W. Bush[1] and led the Office of Counterterrorism in the U.S. State Department until his resignation in 2004. Previously Black served in the Directorate of Operations at the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and Director of the CIA’s Counterterrorist Center (CTC). read on

What would the intelligence community’s ‘insurance policy’ against Trump look like?

BY SHARYL ATTKISSON

Let’s begin in the realm of the fanciful.

Assume, for the sake of argument, that powerful, connected people in the intelligence community and in politics worried that a wildcard Trump presidency, unlike another Clinton or Bush, might expose a decade-plus of questionable practices. Disrupt long-established money channels. Reveal secret machinations that could arguably land some people in prison. read on

Privately, Intel Officials Back Shutting Out Brennan, Clapper

By Lee Smith, RealClearInvestigations

President Trump has been criticized for politicizing the intelligence community by threatening to strip the security clearances of former top officials including John Brennan and James Clapper. But numerous past and present senior intelligence officials say that the Obama administration started the politicization — and that revoking the clearances of those who abuse the privilege for partisan purposes may help right the ship. read on

Harvard Research Scholar Explains How America Created Al-Qaeda & The ISIS Terror Group

  • The Facts:A Harvard scholar by the name of Garikai Chengu states various terror groups are created by America. The “Islamic State” and terrorists, in general, are created by the West to serve western interests.
  • Reflect On:Are governments actually creating many of these ‘terrorist’ events to justify war and a heightened security state? With this knowledge, how can we make new choices with regards to how we support politics? Is this the world you choose to live in?

It’s truly amazing how much the consciousness of the planet has changed within the past 5 years alone, and it’s not just happening within one topic, but in several different areas ranging from health to geopolitics and everything in-between. read on