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Juan Carlos Zarate Joins CBS News

Juan Carlos Zarate, a senior advisor at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, has joined CBS News as a national security analyst across all platforms.

Zarate was a security advisor in the White House during the Bush Administration and also worked at Treasury tracking terrorist financing. He spearheaded the recovery of over $3 billion in Saddam Hussein’s assets, according to CBS.

Before that he was a prosecutor in Justice's Terrorism and Violent Crimes section, where his cases included the bombing of the USS Cole.