9/11 10 Years Later: Navigating the Post-9/11 World

A Talk by Matthew Alexander:
Interrogation in the Post-9/11 World


Tuesday, September 13th — 7:30pm

Recital Hall, University at Albany Performing Arts Center 1400 Washington Ave., Albany, NY 12222
Reception to follow in the Futterer Lounge

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Rockefeller College presents A Talk by Matthew Alexander: Interrogation in the Post-9/11 World. Matthew Alexander has served over 18 years in the U.S. Air Force and Air Force Reserves. He personally conducted more than 300 interrogations in Iraq and supervised more than 1,000. Alexander was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for his achievements in Iraq, which included leading the team of interrogators that located Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, who was subsequently killed in an airstrike. Alexander has conducted missions in over 30 countries, has earned two advanced degrees, and speaks three languages. He is the author of two books: Kill or Capture: How a Special Operations Task Force Took Down a Notorious al Qaeda Terrorist and How to Break a Terrorist: The U.S. Interrogators Who Used Brains, Not Brutality, to Take Down the Deadliest Man in Iraq. Alexander’s opinion pieces have been published in the New York Times, Washington Post, and Los Angeles Times. His article “Martyrdom, Interrupted” was on the cover of the March/April 2010 issue of The National Interest. He has appeared on numerous television programs including The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Countdown with Keith Olbermann, The CBS Evening News, and Nightline. He has also been a guest on news programs on FOX and MSNBC. Alexander will speak for approximately 45 minutes and then take questions from the audience. A reception with light refreshments will follow in the Futterer Lounge. Matthew Alexanders' books will be available for purchase at the event and Matthew will happily sign books.

Books by Matthew Alexander

How to break a terrorist Kill or Capture

For more information
Mary Hunt, Director of Communications
Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy
(518) 442-5264 | mhunt@albany.edu