Norman T Roule served for 34-years in the Central Intelligence Agency, managing significant programs relating to the Middle East. His service in the CIA’s Directorate of Operations included roles as Division Chief and Chief of Station. He has held multiple senior assignments in Washington as well as during more than 15 years of overseas work. He has written about Turkey extensively, including issues pertaining to energy and security in the Eastern Mediterranean region and Ankara’s rising regional ambitions.
Mr. Roule is a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a non-resident Fellow at the Belfer Center for Science & International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School, and a 2020 Visiting Fellow at the National Security Institute at George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law School.