Paul Pillar

Georgetown University / Brookings Institution

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Paul Pillar is a non-resident senior fellow and former Director of Graduate Studies at Georgetown University's Center for Security Studies, and a nonresident senior fellow in Foreign Policy at the Brookings Institution. A 28-year veteran US intelligence officer, including as National Intelligence Officer for the Near East and South Asia at the CIA, he is the author of Intelligence and US Foreign Policy: Iraq, 9/11, and Misguided Reform.

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