Speaker - Patrick Radden Keefe

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Patrick Radden Keefe is a Fellow at The Century Foundation. The author of The Snakehead: The All-American Story of How a Chinatown Grandmother Built an International Smuggling Empire (Random House, 2009) and Chatter: Dispatches from the Secret World of Global Eavesdropping (Random House, 2005), he is a frequent commentator on issues of intelligence and international security.

His areas of focus include the impact of globalization and new technologies on cross-border security threats, and the legal and ethical dimensions of intelligence and homeland security policy. He is also pursuing ongoing projects on government secrecy, congressional oversight of intelligence, and strategies of post-conflict justice.

He holds a J.D. from Yale Law School, an M.Phil. in International Relations from Cambridge University, and an M.Sc. in New Media and Information Systems from the London School of Economics. He was a Marshall Scholar and a 2003 fellow at the Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public Library, and he is currently a project leader at the World Policy Institute and a fellow of the New York Institute for the Humanities.

Patrick is a regular contributor to the New York Review of Books and Slate, and has also contributed to the New Yorker, the New York Times Op-Ed page, the Boston Globe Ideas section, Wired, and many other publications.

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From China to Chinatown: Snakeheads and Human Smuggling

07.29.09 | 00:00:00 min | 0 comments