New America NYC: Transnational Crime-Fighting

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Ever wondered how FBI agents catch globe-trotting serial killers? Or how journalists report stories about imprisoned international criminals? Here’s your chance to find out: You're invited to jump — risk free — into the world of transnational crime-fighting.
 
Join Michael Clarke, a veteran FBI agent formerly based in Bulgaria, and Nicholas Schmidle, a staff writer for the New Yorker and New America Senior Fellow, for stories about how they’ve fought crime, and reported on it, overseas. Clarke will divulge his international serial killer catching techniques, and he’ll discuss the evolution of the FBI’s role policing global crime. Schmidle will recount the stories behind his recent New Yorker profile of Viktor Bout, the world’s most notorious arms trafficker.

FEATURING

NICHOLAS SCHMIDLE

Staff writer at the New Yorker
Senior Fellow at the New America Foundation

MICHAEL CLARKE

FBI Supervisory Special Agent

NICHOLAS THOMPSON

Editor of newyorker.com
Future Tense Fellow at the New America Foundation

Event Time and Location

Tuesday, April 24, 2012 - 6:30pm - 8:15pm
New America NYC
199 Lafayette Street Suite 3B
New York, NY 10012

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