Treasury’s War: The Unleashing of a New Era of Financial Warfare
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Part of the Stanley and Arlene Ginsburg Lecture Series
For more than a decade, America has been waging a new kind of war against the financial networks of rogue regimes, proliferators, terrorist groups, and criminal syndicates. Juan Zarate, a chief architect of modern financial warfare, explains how the US Treasury used its unique powers to apply financial pressure against America’s enemies. Juan Zarate is a senior adviser at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, the senior national security analyst for CBS News, a visiting lecturer at the Harvard Law School, and a national security and financial integrity consultant. He served as deputy assistant to the president and deputy national security adviser for combating terrorism from 2005 to 2009.