Austin Founder Lions Club

Fred Burton, STRATFOR Global Security

  • 25 Aug 2011
  • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Wells Fargo Building, 400 W. 15th Street, 3rd floor Auditorium REGISTER BEFORE WED - NOON


  • There is no fee charged for a guest(s) visiting for the first time
  • Guests are charged a lunch fee of $15 for each visit after their first visit.
  • There is no fee charged for a guest visiting for the first time. Please present yourself as a guest at the registration table and we will gladly introduce you to the club.

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Fred Burton
STRATFOR Global Security

Introduction by
Lion Wes Braden

Join our distinguished speaker as he talks about border security, his experiences surrounding global terrorism and other security issues of our day.

Featured Lunch: Lemon Thyme Chicken with an olive oil Madeira butter, fresh green beans steamed, saffron rice, mixed field green salad, and a delicious dessert. Served with an assortment of fresh rolls. Grilled chicken Caesar salad and vegetarian plate option also available.  

Speaker's Bio:

Fred Burton, Best selling author, counterintelligence, security,Mr. Burton is one of the world’s foremost authorities on security, terrorists and terrorist organizations. In his capacity as Vice President of Intelligence, Mr. Burton oversees STRATFOR’s terrorism intelligence service and consults with clients on security-related issues affecting their organizations or personal safety. He leads a team of terrorism experts and oversees STRATFOR’s extensive coverage of the security environment in Mexico and closely monitors Mexican drug cartels, their areas of influence and their drug trafficking routes.

Mr. Burton is author of the best-selling memoir, “GHOST: Confessions of a Counterterrorism Agent” (Random House, 2008), the story of his role in the fight against the burgeoning terrorist threat in the 1980s and beyond. His new book, “Chasing Shadows: A Special Agent’s Lifelong Hunt to Bring a Cold War Assassin to Justice” (Palgrave, 2011), follows his 35 year old quest to solve the murder of an Israeli diplomat assassinated in his childhood neighborhood.

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