Nada Bakos

Nada Bakos is a highly regarded national security expert with 20 years of in-depth knowledge base in global intelligence. As a Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) analyst, she was a key member of the team charged with analyzing the relationship between Iraq, Al-Qaeda and the 9/11 attacks. Subsequently, during the war in Iraq, Nada served as the Chief Targeting Officer responsible for tracking the world’s most wanted terrorist, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, who was ultimately killed in a targeted strike conducted by US military forces. She has appeared as a commentator for multiple media outlets and was featured in the Emmy award-winning HBO documentary Manhunt. Nada’s book, The Targeter, published by Little Brown, will be released in the coming year.