Pistole named FBI deputy director

WASHINGTON, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- FBI counterterrorism official John Pistole will be the bureau's next deputy director, FBI Director Robert Mueller announced Thursday.

Senate told 9-11 reform devil is in detail

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Senior Bush administration intelligence officials, given their first chance Tuesday to testify before lawmakers about the wholesale re-organization of their age
SHAUN WATERMAN, UPI Homeland and National Security Editor

Terror suspects seen overseas

WASHINGTON, June 3 (UPI) -- The FBI has got "credible" reports that some of the seven terror suspects identified last week have been seen overseas, CNN reported Thursday.

Ashcroft warning 'blindsided' Ridge

WASHINGTON, May 27 (UPI) -- Attorney General John Ashcroft faced a barrage of criticism Thursday over his announcement that al-Qaida was planning to strike America over the summer, with some officials saying the White House had to step in to clear up confusion caused by conflicting
SHAUN WATERMAN, UPI Homeland and National Security Editor

FBI: al-Qaida recruiting in U.S. prisons

WASHINGTON, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- FBI officials say al-Qaida continues to recruit members in U.S. prisons despite a government crackdown, WorldTribune.com reported Tuesday.

FBI warns al-Qaida still plotting

WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- The FBI chief of counter-terrorism told ABC News Wednesday while weakened, the terror group al-Quaida is still plotting attacks on the United States.

FBI team headed for Saudi blast site

WASHINGTON, May 13 (UPI) -- The FBI is dispatching a small team of explosives experts to help investigate the terror bombings in Saudi Arabia, the bureau said Tuesday.
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Legal Affairs Corresondent
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John Pistole
TSA Administrator John Pistole testifies before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee regarding security in U.S. ports with emphasis on worker identification on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on May 10, 2011. UPI/Roger L. Wollenberg

John S. Pistole is the Administrator of the United States Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and former Deputy Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

He is a graduate of Anderson University and the Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis. Pistole practiced law for two years prior to joining the FBI in 1983.

Since the World Trade Center and Pentagon attacks, John Pistole has been pivotally involved in the formation of terrorism policies during the Bush and Obama administrations.

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