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America and Islam After Iraq: Conversation with Michael Scheuer, former Chief of the CIA bin Laden Unit; by Harry Kreisler; March 12, 2008

This interview is part of the Institute's "Conversations with History" series, and uses Internet technology to share with the public Berkeley's distinction as a global forum for ideas.

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

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