Watching 'Zero Dark Thirty' with the CIA: Fact vs. fiction

Kathryn Bigelow's latest film, "Zero Dark Thirty," has sparked controversy for its portrayal of the CIA's enhanced interrogation program in the hunt for Osama bin Laden. To separate fact from fiction, AEI Fellow Marc Thiessen recently hosted a panel of three CIA veterans involved in what has been hailed as the greatest manhunt in history. Listen to Audio

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Marc A.
Thiessen
  • A member of the White House senior staff under President George W. Bush, Marc A. Thiessen served as chief speechwriter to the president and to Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld. Prior to joining the Bush administration, Thiessen spent more than six years as spokesman and senior policy adviser to Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman Jesse Helms (R-N.C.). He is a weekly columnist for the Washington Post, and his articles can be found in many major publications. His book on the Central Intelligence Agency's interrogation program, Courting Disaster (Regnery Press, 2010), is a New York Times bestseller. At AEI, Thiessen writes about U.S. foreign and defense policy issues for The American and the Enterprise Blog. He appears every Sunday on Fox News Channel's "Fox and Friends" and makes frequent appearances on other TV and talk radio programs.


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