Glenn L. Carle served twenty-three years in the Clandestine Services of the Central Intelligence Agency, working in a number of overseas posts on four continents and in Washington, DC. Mr. Carle has worked on terrorism issues at various times since the mid-1980s. He has worked extensively on Balkan, Central American, and European political, security, and economic issues. His last position was as Deputy National Intelligence Officer for Transnational Threats, on the National Intelligence Council, where his office was responsible for strategic analysis of terrorism, international organized crime, and narcotics issues.
Mr. Carle holds a B.A. in Government from Harvard University, and a M.A. in European Studies and international Economics from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies. He did additional graduate work in International Relations at the Institut d’études politiques de Paris, France, and studied at the Université de Grenoble, France. Mr. Carle speaks French and Spanish fluently.
Currently he is an Associate Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School Carr Center for Human Rights Policy and speaks frequently at institutions and in the media. Mr. Carle is also currently working on his next book.
Mr. Carle is a former intercollegiate hockey player and was elected to his hometown’s Athletic Hall of Fame.
Mr. Carle is the author of The Interrogator: An Education. A book that details his experience and views on the post 9/11 interrogation he conducted. Below is an interview with Mr. Carle regarding his book.