Saturday, December 15, 2007

Fmr. CIA Bin-Laden Hunter: "For the first time in history we are capturing POWs who can't be released; many go back to the battlefields after release"

In response to [Steve Clemons'] note that "The Guantanamo Detainee" be named TIME's person of the year because of the legal and political convulsions and hemorrhaging that will be caused for years ahead by institutionalized extralegalism there, Michael Scheuer sent [him] a thoughtful note of his own on the subject that needs to be read., was head of the CIA's now terminated "bin Laden unit" and authored Imperial Hubris: Why the West is Losing the War on Terror, Through our Enemies' Eyes: Osama bin Laden, Radical Islam, and the Future of America, and the forthcoming Marching Towards Hell: America and Islam After Iraq. Continue reading the NOTE, here.

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