An Inside Account of the US Evacuation from Libya

Author Interview

Sarah Carlson is the author of a new book, In the Dark of War: A CIA Officer’s Inside Account of the U.S. Evacuation from Libya based in part, on her time working as a Targeting Analyst in CIA’s Counterterrorism Center.  Carlson specialized in threats and attack plans directed against the U.S. and Europe and completed multiple rotations with CIA’s Directorate of Operations.  Follow her on Twitter @smcarls1

The Cipher Brief caught up with Carlson recently to talk about her book and the reason why she wrote it.  Our conversation has been edited for length.

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Author Interview

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