| Gregory D. Lee |
Gregory D. Lee is a retired Supervisory Special Agent with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), and has over 30 years of law enforcement experience. He resides in Pebble Beach on Central California’s beautiful Monterey Peninsula.
Greg lived and worked in volatile Pakistan between 1994 and 1998 and experienced terrorism first-hand. While on a DEA diplomatic assignment to the U.S. embassy in Islamabad, he directly participated in the arrest of Ramzi Yousef, the Al Qaeda mastermind of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing. He collected critical evidence in the case and later testified at his trial. He later became the Resident Agent in Charge of DEA’s Karachi Office where he was involved in the initial investigation of the terrorist murder of four U.S. citizen employees of the United Texas Petroleum Company, and their Pakistani driver. He appeared on the Discovery Channel’s documentary show, The FBI Files, concerning his contributions in the arrest of Mir Aimal Kanzi, the terrorist who murdered two CIA employees outside their headquarters in 1993.
He was an instructor at DEA’s Office of Training at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia where he trained many domestic and foreign law enforcement officials there and around the world. Throughout his law enforcement career he wrote numerous articles for professional law enforcement publications and since his retirement he has written three Criminal Justice textbooks. Global Drug Enforcement: Practical Investigative Techniques, is published by CRC Press (2004). Prentice Hall is the publisher of Conspiracy Investigations: Terrorism, Drugs and Gangs (2005), and Practical Criminal Evidence (2006). At the invitation of the U.S. Military Academy’s Center for Combating Terrorism, he authored “The Global Drug Trade and its Nexus to Terrorism,” which is Chapter 11 of Volume II, Part II, of Countering Terrorism and Insurgency in the 21st Century: International Perspectives, Praeger Security International/Greenwood Publishing Group, Inc. (2007).
Greg is an active Reserve Chief Warrant Officer 5/CID Special Agent with the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, better known as CID. After being called to active duty as a result of September 11, he was a staff officer at the Pentagon for the Army Operations Center’s Anti-Terrorism Operations Intelligence Cell. He has a combination of over 36 years of active duty and reserve military service and is a Subject Matter Expert on Terrorism and Counter-Drug Operations for the U.S. Army Military Police School. He has been a frequent guest speaker on terrorism issues for the Defense Intelligence Agency’s Joint Military Intelligence Training Center in Washington, DC, and has spoken at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, NY and the Department of Defense National Security Studies Program managed by the George Washington University, Washington, DC.
In 2005, Mr. Lee was the Lead Instructor/Manager for a 9-week U.S. State Department sponsored anti-terrorism school held in Islamabad, Pakistan. He also conducted training in Pakistan’s Northwest Frontier Province in 2007.
Mr. Lee's views expressed are his only, and not those of the Department of Defense.
You can contact Mr. Lee or learn more information about him through his website: www.gregorydlee.com.