January 20, 2015

Financial Intelligence Grows as U.S. Weapon to Fight ‘Bad Guys’

Featuring Elizabeth Rosenberg

Source: Bloomberg

Journalist Terry Atlas and Andrew Mayeda

Jimmy Gurule remembers struggling for a seat at the table with his counterparts from U.S. intelligence agencies when he was an under secretary of the Treasury a decade ago. In those days, the Treasury Department was a minor player in the world of three-letter spy agencies -- CIA, NSA, DIA.

“It was hard for us to get an audience, it was hard for us to be invited to the meeting,” Gurule, now a law professor at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana, said in an interview. “There were these intelligence meetings and we were like, ‘We want to have a seat at the table’ and they’d say, ‘Naw, what you’re doing isn’t that important.’”

Read the full article in Bloomberg.

  • Elizabeth Rosenberg

    Senior Fellow and Director, Energy, Economics and Security Program

    Elizabeth Rosenberg is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Energy, Economics and Security Program at the Center for a New American Security. In this capacity, she publishes an...