J. Michael Barrett
J. Michael Barrett is a principal of the Washington, DC-based national security consulting firm, Diligent Innovations. A former Naval intelligence officer, he served as Director of Strategy for the White House Homeland Security Council, intelligence officer for the Office of the Secretary of Defense, and senior counterterrorism analyst for the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. A Fellow in counterterrorism at the Manhattan Institute, Barrett frequently writes on national security matters. His Lexington Institute paper, Ensuring the Resilience of the US Electrical Grid, was published in December. He also is co-author with G. Gordon Liddy of, Fight Back: Tackling Terrorism, Liddy Style, and a co-author of, Securing Global Transportation Networks: A Total Security Management Approach.