Ambassador Henry (Hank) Crumpton, who oversaw the CIA-led assault on the Taliban and al Qaeda after 9-11, and author of "The Art of Intelligence: Lessons From a Life in the CIA’s Clandestine Service," will speak at the Woodrow Wilson School on Wednesday, December 12, 2012, at 4:30 p.m., Bowl 016, Robertson Hall, on the Princeton University campus. The discussion is part of the School’s "Military Policy At Home and Abroad" thematic lecture series and will feature a book sale, signing and reception following the discussion in Bernstein Gallery.
Crumpton is the chairman and CEO of Crumpton Group, LLC, a strategic international advisory and business development firm. With the rank of ambassador at large, he served as the coordinator for counterterrorism at the U.S. Department of State from August 2005 until February 2007. Crumpton joined the Central Intelligence Agency in 1981 and spent most of his twenty-four year career working undercover in the foreign field. He is the recipient of the Distinguished Intelligence Medal, the CIA’s highest award for achievement.