Burton, a former counterterrorism agent with the U.S. State Department said even if Gallegos Castrellon’s allegations are true, the confession would still be admissible in a U.S. court. "It really doesn’t matter what happened while he was in foreign custody, as long as no torture was conducted by U.S. agents. Ultimately, how the confession was obtained is not an issue in a foreign country."
Fox NewsFriday, December 6, 2013 - 12:18Featured Analyst: Fred Burton
"We may see a few more million babies born in the coming years than otherwise, but it will not answer China's deeper demographic challenge: that it is getting old before it gets rich," said John D. Minnich, East Asia Analyst for Stratfor.
Wall Street JournalTuesday, December 3, 2013 - 16:36
"I think that there's a real mystery here surrounding what really took place and for reasons unbeknownst to me, the Congress as well as the agency are going out of their way to protect whatever there was that they were doing operationally in Libya," said Fred Burton, a former State Department diplomatic security agent who has written a book about Benghazi that's now being turned into an HBO movie.
CNNFriday, November 1, 2013 - 09:55Featured Analyst: Fred Burton
"As the country is mired in its worst economic crisis in modern history, support for extremist and anti-establishment parties is likely to remain high in the coming years, regardless of the future of Golden Dawn as a political party," Stratfor, a geopolitical intelligence, economic and political firm, said in an analysis.
The New York TimesThursday, October 3, 2013 - 13:33
“Prolonged drama is fast becoming the raison-d’etre of modern terrorism,” said Scott Stewart, a vice president at Stratfor Global Intelligence, a Texas-based think tank. “For three days of the Taj siege, the world’s attention was fixed on Mumbai. Attackers in Nairobi wanted the same.”
The Wall Street JournalWednesday, September 25, 2013 - 11:19Featured Analyst: Scott Stewart
The premium cable network has optioned New York Times best-seller Under Fire: The Untold Story of the Attack in Benghazi, with Jerry Weintraub on board to executive produce. The telepic, much like the book by Fred Burton and Samuel M. Katz, will offer an inside account of the attack against U.S. diplomatic and intelligence outposts in Benghazi, Libya.
The Hollywood ReporterTuesday, September 24, 2013 - 11:25Featured Analyst: Fred Burton
“Individuals desiring to launch a terrorist attack seek to strike the highest-profile, most symbolic target possible,” Scott Stewart, vice-president of analysis at Stratfor, a geopolitical intelligence firm, wrote this year. A “well known … targets can magnify the terror, especially when the operation grabs the attention of international media.”
The Globe and MailTuesday, September 24, 2013 - 11:20Featured Analyst: Scott Stewart