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Gen. Michael V. Hayden to Address Global Security in the 21st Century

Duquesne alumnus Gen. Michael V. Hayden will present Global Security in the 21st Century, a free, public lecture at 3 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 9, in the PNC Recital Hall on campus. In his remarks, Hayden will focus on a group of international individuals-including the newly elected president-and their influence on world security.

Hayden, a retired United States Air Force four-star general, is a principal of The Chertoff Group and also serves as a national security advisor for the Romney campaign. The lecture is sponsored by the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts.

Hayden served as director of the Central Intelligence Agency from 2006-2009 and was the nation's first principal deputy director of national intelligence from 2005-2008 and was the highest-ranking intelligence office in the armed forces.

He also directed the National Security Agency from 1999-2005. Hayden served as commander of the Air Intelligence Agency, director of the Joint Command and Control Warfare Center, and chief of the Central Security Office.

He is considered an expert in technological intelligence and counterintelligence, global politics and terrorist risk analysis, and the structure and strategy of the American intelligence community.

Hayden, a Pittsburgh native, earned a bachelor's degree in 1967 and a master's degree in 1969 history from the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts.

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