Seth Jones

RAND Corporation

Guest

Associate director of the International Security and Defense Policy Center at the RAND Corporation and author of Hunting in the Shadows: The Pursuit of al Qa'ida after 9/11; former adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins University's School for Advanced International Studies; former senior advisor at US Special Operations Command

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