Biography

JARRET BRACHMAN is an internationally recognized counterterrorism specialist, author and public lecturer.  He specializes in researching the Sovereign Citizens Movement domestically and Al-Qaida globally. 

In 2003, while completing his PhD from the University of Delaware, he served as a Graduate Fellow at the CIA’s Counterterrorist Center. In 2004, Brachman joined the Combating Terrorism Center at West Point.  Brachman became the CTC’s first Director of Research and oversaw a number of research projects about al-Qaida ideology and strategy.

In 2008, Brachman returned to his hometown in North Dakota. He is now on faculty with North Dakota State University and conducts private consulting on al-Qaida for clients both inside and outside of government. Brachman published his first book, GLOBAL JIHADISM: THEORY AND PRACTICE in 2008.

Brachman is currently directing a security and training center at North Dakota State University.  His research is regularly featured across international media outlets including, NPR, CNN, the AP, the Washington Post and the New York Times.