Following the simultaneous embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania, the FBI begins its investigation on the ground while the CIA starts working on a retaliation plan. John O'Neill (Jeff Daniels) and Ali Soufan (Tahar Rahim), shown. (Photo by: JoJo Whilden/Hulu)
NeueHouse, Young Professionals in Foreign Policy, and The Soufan Center are pleased to host a screening from the Hulu miniseries The Looming Tower, now available for streaming. Based on Ali Soufan's experiences as an FBI Special Agent, the series follows the pursuit of Osama Bin Laden and Al-Qaeda in the 90s and the rivalry between the agencies that may have inadvertently led to the 9/11 attacks. Following the screening, Mr. Soufan will join us for a discussion on his FBI life and his current mission of tracking emergent global security issues.
Members may RSVP with Neuehouse via email at programmingMS@neuehouse.com. Please reply with "03.27 Screening: Hulu's "The Looming Tower" Ep 1" in the subject line.
Ali Soufan is the Founder of The Soufan Center. Mr. Soufan is a former FBI Supervisory Special Agent who investigated and supervised highly sensitive and complex international terrorism cases, including the East Africa Embassy Bombings, the attack on the USS Cole, and the events surrounding 9/11. Mr. Soufan also serves as a member of the Homeland Security Advisory Council. He is the author of the newly released Anatomy of Terror: From the Death of bin Laden to the Rise of the Islamic State and The New York Times Top 10 Bestseller, The Black Banners: The Inside Story of 9/11 and the War Against al Qaeda, winner of the 2012 Ridenhour Book Prize. He is a leading national security and counterterrorism expert, and continues to play a significant advisory role on today’s most sensitive issues.
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