Michael Scheuer: America and Islam After Iraq

Conversations With History - Michael Scheuer

Michael Scheuer, Former Chief of the CIA bin Laden Unit.


Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Michael Scheuer, a 20 year veteran of the CIA, who in the 1990's headed the search for Osama Bin Laden and the rendition program to imprison jihadists. Scheuer discusses the career of Osama bin Laden, the origins of the rendition program, and the failure of the US foreign policy elite to understand the challenges posed by jihadist terrorism.

KEYWORDS: CIA, Al Qaeda, Intelligence, Osama Bin Laden.

Michael Scheuer
Publication date: 
March 11, 2008
Publication type: 
Conversations with History