is a Peruvian-born linguist who acts as a "sort of theatrical agent for experts on the
and terrorism, organizing their TV appearances and speaking engagements." Her clients have included
Richard N. Perle
, and Laurie Mylroie (author of "Saddam Hussein's Unfinished War Against America") and
("Saddam Hussein and the Crisis in the Gulf," co-authored with Mylroie), a New York Times journalist.
It is alleged that, of the twenty-eight clients in Benador's "books," at least nine are connected with the
American Enterprise Institute (AEI), the
Washington Institute, and the Middle East Forum.