SOURCE: SCG International

November 27, 2008 14:23 ET

Former CIA Operative and International Security Expert Jamie Smith Available to Provide Expert Commentary on Breaking Situation in India

Smith Can Provide Insight Into Intelligence Failure, Security Breach, Likely Suspects and Motives

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - November 27, 2008) - Jamie Smith, widely recognized as one of the foremost authorities on international security, is available to provide expertise and commentary on the terrorist siege at the Taj Majal hotel in Mumbai that has killed a reported 119 people and injured an estimated 288 more.

Smith can provide insight and analysis into intelligence and security failures, as well as likely suspects and motives.

Jamie Smith is CEO of SCG International, a U.S.-based global provider of fully integrated, domestic and international security, security training and aviation services. He is frequently called upon by U.S. Intelligence, the FBI, the U.S. military and Fortune 500 companies to consult on domestic and international matters.

Smith is a decorated veteran of the Central Intelligence Agency, with almost two decades of experience ranging from the Persian Gulf War to the current war on terrorism. He selected, trained, equipped and led the first-ever private security force to enter Afghanistan. Smith has operated in Pakistan, Iran, Uzbekistan, UAE, Russia, Bosnia, Croatia, Slovenia, India, Colombia, Northern Ireland, Italy, Germany, France, Jordan, Israel, Turkey and other locations throughout the world.

Prior to forming SCG International, Smith was the Founding Director of Blackwater Security Consulting as well as Vice President of Blackwater USA, a leading security services company. Previously, Smith served as an officer with the Central Intelligence Agency in the Directorate of Operations, which conducts intelligence operations and special activities.

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