Feb 4, 2021
In this episode of FBI Retired Case File Review, retired agent Jacques Battiste reviews the FBI's international response to the 1998 attacks in Africa of the Nairobi US Embassy bombing in Kenya and US Embassy bombing in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and extraterritorial jurisdiction. Battiste served in the FBI for 22 years. He was a member of the Washington Field Office (WFO) Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) as the lead case agent covering National Security Special Events in the Washington metropolitan area. He also served on the FBI Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team. Later in his career, he was assigned to the Hazardous Devices Response Unit as a bomb technician/team medic and on the FBI Anti-Terrorism Unit. He was also assigned to the Counterterrorism Division and served as the Program Manager of the Africa Fusion Cell, managing strategies for dismantlement of terrorist groups in Northern and Western Africa.
Check out episode show notes, photos, and related articles: https://jerriwilliams.com/episode-223-jacques-battiste-nairobi-us-embassy-bombing-wfo-jttf/
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