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Ghost: Confessions of a Counterterrorism Agent
This is a tale of frustration, of near-misses and cold leads after atrocities
"...Ghost: Confessions of a Counterterrorism Agentby Fred Burton Random House, 288 pp., $26..."

Oct. 31, 2008 Books Feature by Richard Whittaker

'I Am Sullied – No More'
Col. Ted Westhusing chose death over dishonor in Iraq
"...all U.S. forces in Iraq. As the head of counterterrorism and special operations under Petraeus, Westhusing oversaw the single..."

April 27, 2007 News Feature by Robert Bryce

ARIC and Privacy
'Unconstitutional on its face'
"...enforcement agencies. Though they were originally designed as a counterterrorism initiative, by the time ARIC was established in December..."

Aug. 29, 2014 News Feature by John Anderson

Fun and Games With Stratfor
APD and DPS collaborated with private 'geopolitical intelligence firm'
"...and 1,931 private companies work on programs related to counterterrorism, homeland security and intelligence in about 10,000 locations across..."

March 7, 2014 News Feature by John Anderson

The Next Chapter
Three Austin-based national-security experts offer their views on how America can rebuild its reputation in Iraq and beyond
"...A former deputy chief of counterterrorism for the Diplomatic Security Service, Burton is now vice..."

Dec. 19, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

A Good Time to Be Lawrence Wright
With new book God Save Texas, The Looming Tower series on Hulu, and his play Cleo at the Alley, Lawrence Wright is the man of the moment
"...he sees many – and we shared views on counterterrorism and the future of al Qaeda...."

April 13, 2018 Arts Feature by Elizabeth Banicki

Point Austin: Waxing “Presidential”
Trump delivers the same threats in a more polite package
"...Ryan Owens, the Navy SEAL killed in a January "counterterrorism" raid in Yemen. Trump hardly invented waving the bloody..."

March 3, 2017 News Column by Michael King

Campaign Snapshots
City Council Districts 5 and 6
"...a former Marine, has experience in national security and counterterrorism, while Kelly, a former volunteer firefighter, touts her work..."

Sept. 19, 2014 News Feature by Amy Kamp

The Road to 10-1: Now We Begin
Partisan Traffic Jam
"...establishment is pinning its Council hopes on new blood; counterterrorism consultant Pete Phillips Jr., with experience in federal GOP..."

July 18, 2014 News Feature by Brandon Watson

DPS Releases Poopgate Docs
Emails do little to prove security threat
"...drinks to trash the place." Texas DPS Intelligence & Counterterrorism Division senior analyst Susan Fafrak sent an email saying..."

Aug. 30, 2013 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Cable Guy: Paul Scheer
We get in 'League' with Paul Scheer
"...Adult Swim. He both executive produces and stars as counterterrorism agent Trent Hauser. "It's a combination of 24 and..."

June 1, 2012 Screens Feature by Leah Churner

Point Austin: Stratfor's Web
The Stratfor emails raise questions about information, privatization, and official secrecy
"...offhand sneers by Stratfor VP and former State Department counterterrorism official Fred Burton that Assange should be killed or..."

March 9, 2012 News Column by Michael King

Read Local!
Recent recommended reads
"...Fred Burton follows up 2008's Ghost: Confessions of a Counterterrorism Expert with Chasing Shadows: A Special Agent's Lifelong Hunt..."

May 27, 2011 Books Feature by Kimberley Jones

TV Eye
Who is defining sexuality and sexual expression in TV and media?
"...In the background is the barely noticeable Director for Counterterrorism Audrey Tomason. The photo is now part of history..."

May 13, 2011 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, April 8-15
"...JACK GOLDSMITH discusses counterterrorism policy and kicks off the Executive Power Symposium (see..."

April 9, 2010 News Feature

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, April 1-8
"...TERROR PRESIDENCIES The former Bush administration official discusses Bush's counterterrorism program and Obama's embracing of that same policy. 6pm...."

April 2, 2010 News Column

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
Tigers in Texas, Meryl Streep, and much more
"...Visitors come through the National Counterterrorism Center so frequently that an electronic sign in one..."

Jan. 22, 2010 Column by Mr. Smarty Pants

Res Publica
"...FRED BURTON reveals the real world of U.S. counterterrorism in his memoir, Ghost. 7pm. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar...."

Aug. 7, 2009 News Feature

Res Publica
"...Dept. has transformed itself into one of post-9/11's leading counterterrorism organizations. 3pm. 3.128 Sinclair Suite, Texas Union, UT campus...."

Feb. 20, 2009 News Feature

Ben Wizner on Taking On the CIA
The ACLU lawyer was in town recently at a screening of Secrecy
" an innocent victim is really a calamity for counterterrorism."..."

Nov. 7, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Man in the White Hat
Larry Joe Doherty rides into the battle for CD 10
"...credentials as a federal prosecutor, including a stint as counterterrorism chief in the Texas branch of the U.S. Attorney's..."

Oct. 3, 2008 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Who Did He Serve?
Scott McClellan on Bush, bipartisanship, loyalty, and duty
"...Price of Loyalty. In the same year, Richard Clarke, counterterrorism adviser to four presidents, was heavily critical of the..."

June 20, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

"...SERIES: IS AUSTIN A TERROR TARGET? A talk from counterterrorism expert Fred Burton and FBI Special Agent G. Charles..."

June 20, 2008 News Feature

Terrorism Hardens Austin
Austin learns what to do when terrorists – and acronyms – attack
"...Tuesday's Homeland Security acronym-camp-cum-counterterrorism-awareness-workshop for the public sector brought those in attendance at..."

April 4, 2008 News Feature by Matt Martinez

Election Notes
"...Internal Revenue Service and, in his role as self-proclaimed counterterrorism expert, claims Saddam Hussein was behind 9/11. Cort said..."

Jan. 18, 2008 News Feature

The Hightower Report
Taking Taxpayers for a Ride; and Thompson the Actor
"...the agency as part of its growing role in counterterrorism work. The sleek, fast, and posh Gulfstream is a..."

July 13, 2007 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
Corporate Creeps Bilk the Elderly; and Al Qaeda Banks on Bush
"...payments coming from its Iraq franchise. As one American counterterrorism official concedes, "Iraq has been a moneymaker for them."..."

June 8, 2007 News Column by Jim Hightower

Election 2006
The latest from the campaign trail
"...and put them on the front lines of modern-day counterterrorism efforts. Strayhorn's Secure Texas plan calls for doubling the..."

Sept. 29, 2006 News Feature

The Hightower Report
Bush's Homeland Hokum; and Ralph and Mary's Park
"...defender. For example, he scooted over to the National Counterterrorism Center last month for a PR tour and photo..."

Sept. 15, 2006 News Column by Jim Hightower

Our readers talk back.
"...members from diverse backgrounds, and they ensure that domestic counterterrorism operations are carried out responsibly and appropriately...."

Aug. 18, 2006 Column

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