Monday, July 13, 2015
Simon Carswell, Washington correspondent for The Irish Times, wrote this preview story of the Global Intelligence Forum going on this week in Dungarvan, Ireland. Here he interviews Jim Breckenridge, dean of Mercyhurst University's Tom Ridge School of Intelligence Studies & Information Science, which hosts the biennial forum; and keynote speakers Lewis Merletti, former US Secret Service director; and Howard Schmidt, cybersecurity chief with the Obama and Bush administrations. Read Lewis Merletti: All US agents are willing to take a bullet for a president.
PHOTO: Lewis Merletti, the former Secret Service head who put his life on the line for three US presidents (seated behind President Clinton in 1995 photo from The Irish Times), is at the Global Intelligence Forum in Ireland this week.