Robert Baer

Robert Baer is a former CIA officer assigned to the Middle East. He the author of two New York Times bestsellers: Sleeping with the Devil, about the Saudi royal family and its relationship with the United States, and See No Evil, which recounts Baer’s years as a top CIA operative. See No Evil was the basis for the acclaimed film Syriana, where George Clooney played a character based on Baer. Baer writes regularly for Time and has contributed to Vanity Fair and The Washington Post