Bob Dougherty, Specialized Intelligence Officer
Bob Dougherty worked for 25 years as an undercover Operations Officer for the CIA. He has deep operational experience in the U.S., Europe, Central America, South America and the Middle East. Bob has successfully worked against foreign terrorist groups such as The Islamic State, Al-Qaida, Hezbollah, Sendero Luminoso, Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement, the Japanese Red Army, and the Palestine Liberation Organization. In addition, Bob has extensive experience in working against Iranian state sponsored terrorism, and government of Iran intelligence and procurement operations worldwide.
Bob has served as a subject matter expert instructor on terrorism and countering terrorist cells inside the U.S. and overseas for a variety of classes attended by law enforcement, U.S. government federal officers, U.S. military personnel, and civilian specialist first-responders.
Bob is a senior instructor on HUMINT and Counter-Terrorism for U.S. military special operations elements including Naval Special Warfare units. Bob is also an adjunct professor at the California Specialized Training Institute – the State of California POST training entity for law enforcement personnel.
Bob has personally developed, managed and carried out multiple high-profile operations during his career that led to the capture of several high-profile terrorists, and the effective dismantling of terrorist networks.
Bob was the keynote speaker at several National Level conferences and has published several articles and analytical pieces on International Security issues.