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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