Books by Matthew Alexander
NPR stories about Matthew Alexander
Matthew Alexander, a pseudonym for the author, was a military interrogator in Iraq who rejected previously used harsh techniques. He writes about how his team hunted down two key al-Qaida operatives in Kill or Capture.
Matthew Alexander (a pseudonym) led the interrogation team that gathered the intelligence necessary to capture terrorist al-Qaeda leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi. He says it was his team's subtle techniques — not torture or intimidation — that made them so successful.