Ex-CIA official to discuss counterterrorism, Oct. 17

Oct. 12, 2001, 12:20 a.m.

The former chief of CIA counterterrorism operations will discuss "Prospects for Counterterrorism After Sept. 11" at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, in McCosh 46.

Vincent Cannistraro, who worked in intelligence for 27 years, both as a CIA agent abroad and at posts in Washington, D.C., will deliver the address. In addition to serving as director of the CIA's Counterterrorist Center, he was director for intelligence operations at the National Security Council during the Reagan administration. He currently is an international security consultant and has been quoted extensively in media reports since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

The lecture is sponsored by the Research Program in International Security in the University's Center of International Studies .