National Counterterrorism Center

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    September 6, 2016  

    Take a look at the room 9/11 built: The operations center at the National Counterterrorism Center aggregates data in hopes that analysts will be able to predict the next terrorist attack. With the advent of “social media intelligence,” answers are everywhere, but the challenge is piecing them together. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien reports. Continue reading

  • May 8, 2012  

    A day after news broke that the CIA foiled a new al-Qaida plot to bomb an airliner, the official responses were low key on Tuesday. Margaret Warner, former National Counterterrorism Center director Michael Leiter and former FBI supervisory special agent Ali Soufan assess the current reach of the terror network. Continue reading

  • March 23, 2012  

    New guidelines allow the National Counterterrorism Center to keep and analyze information gathered about Americans or U.S. residents for much longer, according to a statement released Thursday. Margaret Warner discusses expanded intelligence access with former Center head Michael Leiter and author James Bamford. Continue reading