June 4, 2012

My Time as a Targeting Officer at the CIA

I’m excited to introduce Nada Bakos, a former CIA Analyst and Targeting Officer to SOFREP and I hope we see more of her on the site and potentially on SOFREP TV. Here’s a short bio:

Nada Bakos, a former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) analyst on the team charged with analyzing the relationship between Iraq-AQ-9/11. During the war, Ms. Bakos became the Chief Targeting officer following Zarqawi. After 20 years in the intelligence field and corporate world, Ms. Bakos is currently focused on national security issues and regional stability around the world. As an analyst at the CIA, Nada wrote and contributed to key intelligence reports from the front lines in Iraq, reports delivered to the White House, Congressional leaders and Department of Defense.


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  • JHR

    I just caught your article Nada, THANK YOU. My father took me "to the wall of Stars" at age 7. I've been back many times. It is etched in my heart. It is really nice to have a family, children are EVERYTHING. The years of raising a family and being a mom have been the most rewarding of my life. Don't be surprised, when your children are raised and out of the home, if you are asked to jump back in. It happens. Thank you for shedding light on the role of women working for our country and making incredible sacrafices and contributions.

  • Michael Golembesky

    Welcome to the team Nada!

  • Robertkyle

     @Mopitz01 Well that is freaking awesome either way.  Geronimo!

  • Mopitz01

     @Robertkyle sadly no one the local WWII vets ive worked with over the years was a trooper in the 501st during the war, he was a good friend and mentor in my life I display for his honor  

  • SEAN SPOONTS

    @N_Bakos Thanks, I'll look forward to reading it.