FORA.tv Speaker - Michael Scheuer
Michael Scheuer is a twenty-plus-year CIA counterterrorism officer who was involved in managing some of the United States' largest and most important covert action programs in the Islamic world.
From 1996 to 1999, he served as the chief of the Osama bin Laden tracking unit at the Counterterrorist Center. He then worked as Special Adviser to the Chief of the bin Laden unit from September 2001 to November 2004, and was the first chief of the US government's rendition program.
He resigned from the CIA in 2004. He is the author of the 2004 New York Times bestseller Imperial Hubris, and is currently an Adjunct Professor of Security Studies at Georgetown University and a Senior Fellow at the Jamestown Foundation, writing regularly for its online publication Global Terrorism Analysis.
04.21.08 | 01:03:13 min
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