572: Tamer Elnoury | Undercover with a Muslim FBI Agent

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Tamer Elnoury is an Arabic-speaking Muslim American, a longtime elite counterterrorism undercover agent, and co-author of American Radical: Inside the World of an Undercover Muslim FBI Agent.

What We Discuss with Tamer Elnoury:

  • What unique psychological skills (and desire for thrills) drew Tamer to the exciting and dangerous life of undercover law enforcement work?
  • Why, when working undercover, you're only as good as your informant.
  • How an agent is trained to work undercover (and why the FBI undercover school only has a 50 percent graduation rate).
  • How an undercover agent blends in with criminals without breaking the laws they've been recruited to enforce.
  • What an undercover agent does to hook a mark into noticing and eventually confiding in them.
  • And much more...

Full show notes and resources can be found here: jordanharbinger.com/572

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