Gregory D. Lee

Gregory D. Lee

Criminal Justice Consultant and Expert Witness


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DEA Diplomatic Assignment: Pakistan

Gregory D. Lee is a contributing editor for He is the author of three criminal justice textbooks used by colleges across the nation. Greg was the last Drug Enforcement Administration Resident Agent in Charge of the Karachi, Pakistan Office before it became too dangerous, even for the cowboys of the DEA. Months later, a car bombing took out the portion of the U.S. Consulate where he worked.

While in Pakistan between 1994 and 1998, he saw terrorism like few Americans have. Terrorists in Karachi murdered two U.S. Diplomats and four other American Citizens in two separate incidents. A suicide bombing of the Egyptian embassy in Islamabad rattled his office at the U.S. embassy. While in Islamabad, he was personally involved in the arrest of Ramzi Yousef, the mastermind of the 1993 NYC World Trade Center, who was plotting to blow up 12 U.S. air carriers over the Pacific Ocean when he was captured. If successful, Yousef would have killed more people then died as a result of the events of 9/11. Greg collected vital evidence in the case and testified at his trial where he was questioned on the witness stand by Yousef who elected to represent himself.

He also managed to capture DEA's most wanted Pakistani fugitive drug lord and Taliban sympathizer, Haji Ayub Afridi, and bring him to the United States to stand trial.

His informants facilitated the FBI capture Mir Kanzi, a Pakistani National who killed two CIA employees outside its HQs in 1993. Investigating Pakistan’s powerful al-Qaida connected drug lords was secondary to just surviving in one of the world’s most dangerous places.

In 2011, As an army reservist, Mr. Lee served a combat tour of duty in Afghanistan while on special assignment with the Special Operations Command Europe.

Now retired he can finally tell his unique and fascinating stories about Afghanistan, Pakistan, the Taliban, and why defeating terrorism and its powerful al-Qaida connected drug lord partners is an arduous task. Contact him when you need a riveting speaker at your next event.



"This book is groundbreaking and brings to both the law enforcement officer and the student a single-source text that deals with this topic in the most complete fashion we've seen to date. . .a unique opportunity to gain mightily from one of our nation's top investigators in the war on drugs."

Stanley L. Sniff, Jr., Sheriff, Riverside, CA County Sheriff's Department



For further information about these and other speaking topics, including: "Why It Took So Long To Capture Osama Bin Ladin"; "How Ramzi Yousef Was Captured"; "How To Recognize Drug Use By Your Employees So You Can Limit Your Company's Liability"; "Are We Winning The War On Drugs?"; "Why Drugs Should Never Be Legalized!"; "The Nexus Between Drugs and Terrorism"; "How to Recognize Gang Infiltration of your Schools," and other contemporary topics of interest to your audience. Please contact me direct, seven days a week by calling (831) 920-7367 or by sending an email to: .