Another Guest Speaker Announced for the ISA December 3rd -9th 2018, EP program in Charlotte North Carolina.
ISA is pleased to announce Mr. Brig Barker recently retired after 21 years as a counterterrorism agent with the FBI will be a guest speaker during the December 3rd-9th, 2018 Dignitary and Executive Protection Course in Charlotte North Carolina.
During his FBI career, Mr. Barker spent the majority of his time on a Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) with extensive overseas deployments including throughout Africa, the Middle East, Europe, the U.K., Tunisia, Nairobi, Kenya, Uganda and, Egypt. A SWAT operator and FBI certified sniper, SA Barker was a JTTF Squad Supervisor and Counterterrorism Program Coordinator in two separate Divisions and served as the embedded Senior FBI Advisor at DOD Special Operations Command.
Mr. Barker is now the President/CEO of the Red Rock Global Security Group, and he will be a guest speaker/subject matter expert speaking on the flags/indicators, and ideology of terrorism, as well as a few other things with time open for a Q/A.
But can he teach?
SA Barker was the primary Counterterrorism Interrogation instructor for the FBI Training Division for two years during which he developed the RQRD Interrogation technique and he was also a primary instructor for the FBI National Academy program wherein he taught a course on counterterrorism strategies for local law enforcement. He has 10+ Counterterrorism articles professionally published in Law Enforcement and DOD publications to include;
The primary Interrogation article for the West Point Counterterrorism textbook, Terrorism and Political Islam.
His Masters thesis, “Decoding the Language of Jihad”, a comprehensive study in Islamic statement analysis and exegesis, was published in Middle East Quarterly.
And his most recent articles include, “ISIS: Nothing new under the sun” and “Salafi/Takfiri Micro-Theology: The Non Illusive And Motivational Ideology Behind Jihadist Attacks In The 21st Century.”
Prior to the FBI, SA Barker spent five years as a Ranger and Jumpmaster qualified Army officer with the majority of his time in the 82nd Airborne. He deployed as a Weapons Company Executive Officer to Northern Iraq in 1991 as part of a Low Intensity Conflict operation.