Thomas H. Henriksen is an emeritus senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, where he focuses on American foreign policy, international political affairs, and insurgencies. He specializes in the study of US diplomatic and military courses of action toward terrorist havens in the non-Western world and toward rogue regimes.
His most recent book Eyes, Ears & Daggers: Special Operations Forces and the Central Intelligence Agency in America’s Evolving Struggle against Terrorism, will be published by the Hoover Press in October 2016.
He is also a senior fellow at the US Joint Special Operations University (JSOU), where he concentrates on counterinsurgency practices.
This conversation focusses on his new book, the role of special forces in the projection of US power and how to deal with rogue states.