|1. Name:||Richard A. Clarke|
|2. Title:||Counterterrorism Expert and Author|
Richard A. Clarke was a U.S. government employee for 30 years, 1973-2003. In 1973, he began work in the federal government as a management intern in the U.S. Department of Defense. Starting in 1985, Clarke served in the Reagan Administration as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Intelligence. During the Presidential Administration of George H.W. Bush, as the Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs, he coordinated diplomatic efforts to support the 1990-1991 Gulf War and the subsequent security arrangements.
During the Clinton Administration, Clarke became the counter-terrorism coordinator for the National Security Council. He also advised Madeleine Albright during the Genocide in Rwanda, and directed the authoring of PDD-25 which outlined a reduced military and economic role for the United States in Rwanda as well as future peacekeeping operations.
He remained Counter-terrorism Coordinator during the first year of the George W. Bush Administration, and later was the Special Advisor to the President on cybersecurity and cyberterrorism. He resigned from the Bush Administration in 2003. Clarke’s positions inside the government have included:
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|7. Contact info:||Richard A. Clarke
Phone: (703) 812-9199