Category Archives: appearances

Nada Bakos: How Zarqawi Went From “Thug” To ISIS Founder

From PBS FRONTLINE, THE SECRET HISTORY OF ISIS   What if the rise of ISIS could have been prevented — with just one airstrike? That’s a question that Nada Bakos, a former CIA analyst, has had to grapple with ever since the terror group’s brutal rise to power. In the run-up to the U.S. invasion of […]
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Female interruptors on Iraq

Originally posted on fp interrupted:
OK, time to interrupt the Men-Talk-War fest. We’ve compiled a working list of female interruptors who should be on your radar for a wider, fuller conversation on Iraq: Emma Sky: Senior Fellow at Yale University’s Jackson Institute, where she lectures on Iraq and Middle East Politics Meghan O’Sullivan: Former deputy national security advisor…

Sat down with Loopcast to talk about Manhunt Documentary, CIA and Counterterrorism.

http://www.theloopcast.com/2013/09/17/episode-83-a-talk-with-nada-bakos/

On target – Profile in Mountains and Minds magazine

A breakthrough in the hunt for Osama bin Laden can be traced back to a woman who grew up in small-town Montana and attended Montana State University. As a targeting officer for the CIA, Nada Glass Bakos was in charge of the team that searched for the head of al-Qaida in Iraq, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi. […]
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Interview with Private Journey Magazine

Manhunt Wins an Emmy

Manhunt Wins an Emmy The Director, Producers and film crew of Manhunt won Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special! Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special Manhunt: The Inside Story of the Hunt for Bin Laden, HBO Sheila Nevins, Executive Producer Nancy Abraham, Senior Producer John Battsek, Produced By Julie Goldman, Produced By Greg Barker, Produced By

HuffPost Live: Good Leaks vs Bad Leaks

Despite media and government elites vilifying Edward Snowden’s actions, national security leaks are printed in newspapers every day. The selective outrage raises the question: When everyone powerful hates you…are you doing something right? Watch the clip here 

Interview at Mountain Film Festival Telluride

Late Show: CIA Analyst Nada Bakos with David Letterman – April 29, 2013

HuffPost Live on Manhunt and CIA

Link to video on HuffPost Live

Time: A Former CIA Analyst on the New Osama bin Laden Documentary, Manhunt

By Lily Rothman Over the last year, we’ve seen a lot — both on TV and at the movies — about the process by which the CIAlocated and killed Osama bin Laden. But much that has been presented was speculative or contrived, as was the case with the Oscar-nominated Zero Dark Thirty. Now, with the May 1 HBO premiere […]
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NPR KUOW Interview

NPR KUOW – 12/22/2011 When we learned US troops would leave Iraq by the end of the year, I asked people how life would be different for them once everyone came home. I heard from Nada Bakos. Knowing the troops were coming home was a relief to her. She worked for the Central Intelligence Agency, […]
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