Mr. David N. Edger is a Senior Fellow in the University of Oklahoma Center for Intelligence and National Security. Mr. Edger formerly was the most senior career operations officer in the Central Intelligence Agency’s National Clandestine Service serving as Associate Deputy Director Operations. He is Chief Executive, 3CI Consulting LLC and was Chairman of the Memorial Institute for the Prevention of Terrorism (MIPT) Board of Directors. He has extensive experience in intelligence collection, including counterinsurgency, counterterrorism, counter-narcotics and counter-espionage. He has received the following medals for his Intelligence Community service: CIA Distinguished Intelligence Medal; CIA Distinguished Career Intelligence Medal; CIA Intelligence Medal of Merit; and Presidential Rank Stipend, Senior Intelligence Service. His merit awards for operational work include the National Security Agency, Drug Enforcement Agency, US Department of Justice, and numerous awards from foreign governments. Mr. Edger is a member, Association of Former Intelligence Officers and International Association for Intelligence Education. He has published in the Journal of Intelligence Analysis and is a co-author of Islamic Radicalism and Global Jihad (Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2009).