The Terrorist Whisperer: An Iraqi soldier and an American spy screens film in Boise

Posted at 3:49 PM, Feb 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-01 17:49:01-05

BOISE — Hamody Jasim will be screening his new documentary in Boise on Saturday night at 7:00 p.m. at the Foothills Christian Church on West State Street and it is open to the public.

The documentary is called "The Terrorist Whisperer" and it is one of the only films to ever be made about military intelligence.

The Terrorist Whisperer is the story of an Iraqi named Hamody Jasim who grew up during the Saddam Hussein era, he was imprisoned when he was twelve years old but when Saddam's regime crumbled Jasim joined the new Iraqi military.

Jasim was recruited by U.S. coalition forces to work inside the Iraqi Ministry of Defense, the Iraqi equivalent of the Pentagon, his job was to find inside threats who wanted to kill Americans.

The documentary contains excerpts from former CIA director and General David Petraeus as well as a number of other high ranking military officers.

Here is a link to the film's trailer.

To hear Hamody Jasim's incredible story check out the video.