Fred Burton is one of the world's foremost authorities on security and terrorism. He currently oversees Stratfor’s analysis of global security developments and consults with clients on security-related issues affecting their business assets or personal safety. Before joining Stratfor, Mr. Burton served as a counterterrorism agent with the U.S. State Department from 1985 to 1999.
During his 14-year career, Mr. Burton was involved in many high-profile investigations, and has been featured as a security expert on numerous media outlets. He is also the author of four books, including the best-selling memoir, “GHOST: Confessions of a Counterterrorism Agent".