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9/11 Special Michael Scheuer former CIA Agent in Charge of Capturing or Killing Osama bin Laden

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Michael Scheuer is a former CIA agent and analyst. In his 22-year career, he served as the Chief of the Osama bin Laden Task Force and bin Laden Station (aka "Alec Station"), from 1996 to 1999, the Osama bin Laden tracking unit at the Counterterrorist Center. He then worked again as Special Advisor to the Chief of the Osama bin Laden unit from September 2001 to November 2004. ----- Scheuer resigned in 2004 frustrated with both the Clinton and Bush administration's inability to either capture or kill Osama bin Laden prior to and after 9/11. ----- He is currently a news analyst for CBS News and a terrorism analyst for The Jamestown Foundation's online publication Global Terrorism Analysis. He has appeared on Larry King, Hardball, Countdown, Meet the Press, Hannity & Colmes and also The O'Reilly Factor, he also teaches a graduate-level course on Al-Qaeda at Georgetown University and participates in conferences on terrorism and national security issues, such as the New America Foundation's December 2004 conference, "Al Qaeda 2.0: Transnational Terrorism After 9/11." ----- Michael has appeared on the Discovery and National Geographic specials "Behind 9/11", "Osama bin Laden", and others. ----- Michael Scheuer authored the books "Through Our Enemies' Eyes: Osama Bin Laden, Radical Islam & the Future of America", "Imperial Hubris: Why the West is Losing the War on Terror" and "Marching Towards Hell: America and Islam After Iraq" ----- John Barnhart is an American talk radio host, political commentator, Blogger and published author. His radio show is broadcast LIVE weeknights 7pm to 9pm on the "Heading Right" radio channel.