Former CIA and National Security Agency Director Michael Hayden, a retired four-star general in the U.S. Air Force, will speak at the 9/11 Memorial Museum tonight in a special program. Hayden will tackle pressing international issues including the current state of the War on Terror, cybersecurity and Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
Hayden was director of the National Security Agency on Sept. 11, 2001, and later served as the director of the Central Intelligence Agency from 2006 to 2008. He is the first person in history to have led both agencies.
In conversation with Cliff Chanin, executive vice president and deputy director for museum programs at the 9/11 Memorial & Museum, Hayden will provide his analysis of the tumultuous global environment and potential ramifications for Americans and America’s interests.
Alice M. Greenwald, president and CEO of the 9/11 Memorial & Museum, will introduce the program, and an audience Q&A will follow. This discussion, which will run from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Museum auditorium, will be livestreamed at www.911memorial.org/live.
By 9/11 Memorial Staff