The American Council on Germany will be hosting a breakfast briefing with General Michael V. Hayden, Principal at the Chertoff Group, Former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), and Author of The Assault on Intelligence: American National Security in an Age of Lies
There is not charge for this event. Space is limited. You must register to attend.
General Michael V. Hayden (@GenMhayden) has devoted his life to public service. As Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, General Hayden was responsible for overseeing the collection of information concerning the plans, intentions, and capabilities of America’s adversaries; producing timely analysis for decision-makers; and conducting covert operations to thwart terrorists and other enemies of the U.S. He has received scores of honors from the U.S. and around the world, including the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany, Commander’s Cross. Before becoming Director of the CIA, General Hayden served as the country’s first Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence and was the highest-ranking intelligence officer in the armed forces. Earlier, he served as Commander of the Air Intelligence Agency, Director of the Joint Command and Control Warfare Center, Director of the National Security Agency, and Chief of the Central Security Service. At the Chertoff Group, General Hayden uses his broad geographic and political knowledge to brief clients on intelligence matters worldwide – including developments in cybersecurity – that may affect their businesses. General Hayden graduated from Duquesne University with a Bachelor’s Degree in History in 1967 and a Master’s Degree in Modern American History in 1969. He also did postgraduate work at the Defense Intelligence School conducted by the Defense Intelligence Agency. He is currently a Distinguished Visiting Professor at George Mason University. General Hayden has authored two books, The Assault on Intelligence: American National Security in an Age of Lies (2018) and Playing to the Edge: American Intelligence in the Age of Terror (2016).