Richard A. Clarke

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Birthday
27, 1950
Birthplace
Boston, MA
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
27, 1950 (age 68)
Birthplace
Boston, MA

About

National security and counter-terrorism chief during the Bush and Clinton administrations who blamed George W. Bush for 9/11. He has also written several fiction novels including The Scorpion's Gate and Breakpoint.

Before Fame

He was State Department official for Ronald Reagan, before Reagan's successor, Bush Sr., appointed him to to the counter-terrorism group.

Trivia

In his book, Against All Enemies, and his testimony before Congress, he criticized George W. Bush for not taking proper action to respond to elevated threats before 9/11.

Family Life

He grew up in Dorchester, Massachusetts.

Associated With

He endorsed Barack Obama during the presidential elections of 2012.