RECENT PROJECTS: Dr. Smith traveled to the Northern Iraqi border with Syria where he interviewed opposition leaders and defectors about the conditions inside, as well as weaknesses in the Assad regime’s force capabilities.
Last year, Dr. Smith travelled to Libya in March of 2011 at the beginning of the rebellion against Gadhafi, gathering information on radical islamists elements, rogue brigades, illegal weapon manufacturing and storage facilities, key figures. He stressed the need for US involvement and the associated dangers of not doing so correctly. He remained in the area until just 10 days before Gadhafi’s capture and execution.
From 2007 until last year, he was the leader of a team assigend to collect information from within the nation of Iran beginning in 2007 on the whereabouts of a US federal agent who went missing in that country.
Harvard Law School – Postgraduate studies in international tax law
Boston University – Completed coursework for LLM, Tax Law
Robertson School of Law, Virginia – Doctoral degree, law
University of Mississippi – Bachelors in Public Administration
Over 22 years of experience in intelligence and special operations
Decorated former CIA Officer
Led the first private team into Afghanistan following 9/11, secure the primary US intel HQ in Kabul
Assisted with rewriting the training curriculum for the Federal Air Marshal Program following 9/11
Provided Private Security Details for US Congressional Members
Trained Federal Air Marshal Instructor Cadre
Trained Federal Air Marshal candidates
Director of the US Navy Antiterrorism Warfare Development Group at Blackwater
Former Vice President of Blackwater Worldwide
Founding Director of Blackwater Security
Founder of SCG, LLC
Operated throughout the middle east and southwest asia
Frequent commentator for CNN, MSNBC, FOX News and NBC Nightly News on matters pertaining to terrorism, security, and intelligence matters
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