Secrets & Spies: The Dry CleanerCast

Fred Burton, the DSS And Pre 9/11 Counter Terrorism

Feb. 22, 2018

On this months podcast we are joined by Fred Burton. Fred was the deputy chief of the Counterterrorism devision for the State Departments, Diplomatic Security Service (DSS). He is currently the vice president of Stratfor, a strategic intelligence and analysis firm tracking global security and international affairs. Fred is also the author of a number of fantastic books, we discuss "Chasing Shadows" and "Ghost: Confessions of a Counterterrorism Officer". On this episode we discuss Fred's career at the DSS, the terrorist scene pre 9/11 and a cold case that stayed with him after retiring from the DSS. If you like what we are doing please support the show by becoming a subscriber. Go to For more information visit our website: Connect with us on Twitter @DryCleanerCast neither hosts nor alters podcast files. All content © its respective owners.