Beirut Rules Discussion at the B-CC Rescue Squad
May
13
7:00 PM19:00

Beirut Rules Discussion at the B-CC Rescue Squad

Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rescue Squad (BCCRS) Life Member Fred Burton returns to the Squad to discuss his new book Beirut Rules. Burton has been a member of the rescue squad since 1975, as discussed in his first book Ghost. The rescue squad makes an appearance in his second book Chasing Shadows, a story about the murder of an Israeli diplomat.

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Beirut Rules at the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum
Apr
17
6:30 PM18:30

Beirut Rules at the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum

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Fred Burton visits the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum to discuss his latest book, Beirut Rules: The Murder of a CIA Station Chief and Hezbollah's War Against America. The book explores kidnapping and murder of CIA Station Chief William Buckley and the beginning of the ongoing battle between the United States and Islamic radicalism. President Bush himself reviewed the book when it was first released saying, "It will show a new generation the value of a life well lived in service of country." 

The discussion is in conjunction with the special opening event for the International Spy Museum exhibition, Spies, Traitors, Saboteurs: Fear and Freedom in America.

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University of Texas El Paso National Security Summit
Feb
27
12:00 PM12:00

University of Texas El Paso National Security Summit

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Fred Burton discusses Beirut Rules at the 2019 Intelligence Community Centers for Academic Excellence Professional Development Summit hosted by the National Security Studies Institute, an intelligence community center for academic excellence, and the University of Texas El Paso chapter of Students in Intelligence and National Security.

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UT Austin OLLI Forum Lecture: Making Sense of the Terror Threat: From Around-The-World to Texas
Jan
18
1:15 PM13:15

UT Austin OLLI Forum Lecture: Making Sense of the Terror Threat: From Around-The-World to Texas

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Fred Burton speaks at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Forum at The University of Texas at Austin about his book Beirut Rules, the history of counterterrorism and the underlying drivers behind international extremism today.

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