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Opinion: My Tortured Decision - nytimes.com/video

For Op-Ed's 40th anniversary, Ali Soufan, a F.B.I. supervisory special agent from 1997 to 2005, reco ...

Ali Soufan

Ali H. Soufan is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Black Banners. A former FBI special agent, he has served on the front lines against al-Qaeda and gained an international reputation as a top counterterrorism operative and interrogator. He has been profiled in The New Yorker and featured in books, newspaper articles, and documentaries around the globe.

Books by Ali Soufan

  1. Book CoverAnatomy of Terror: From the Death of bin Laden to the Rise of the Islamic State


    A compelling, definitive account of how and why bin Laden’s ideology keeps rising from the dead.More

  2. Book CoverThe Black Banners: The Inside Story of 9/11 and the War Against al-Qaeda


    A book that will change the way we think about al-Qaeda, intelligence, and the events that forever changed America.More