Michael Scheuer

former Chief, CIA's Bin Laden Unit

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Former Chief of the Bin Laden Unit at the CIA's Counterterrorism Center, (1996-1999), he remained a counterterrorism analyst until 2004; former terrorism analyst for CBS News and author of Marching toward Hell: America and Islam after IraqImperial Hubris: Why the West is Losing the War on Terror and Osama bin Laden

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Pakistan's only Christian cabinet member was under threat of death for opposing laws against "insulting" Islam.  He was murdered today in Islamabad.  In Yemen a radical cleric, once a…

Al Qaeda and the Challenge of People Power

Pakistan's only Christian cabinet member was under threat of death for opposing laws against "insulting" Islam.  He was murdered today in Islamabad.  In Yemen a radical cleric, once a…

from Which Way, L.A.?

Pakistan's only Christian cabinet member, who was under threat of death for opposing laws against "insulting" Islam, was murdered today in Islamabad.

Al Qaeda and the Challenge of People Power

Pakistan's only Christian cabinet member, who was under threat of death for opposing laws against "insulting" Islam, was murdered today in Islamabad.

from To the Point

A Jordanian doctor with a record as an Islamic extremist promised valuable information on Osama bin Laden’s top aide, Ayman al-Zawahri.  Seven top CIA agents, including experts on al…

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A Jordanian doctor with a record as an Islamic extremist promised valuable information on Osama bin Laden’s top aide, Ayman al-Zawahri.  Seven top CIA agents, including experts on al…

from Which Way, L.A.?

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