Brodner’s Person of the Day: Michael Scheuer

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Michael Scheuer.

Scheuer was former CIA bin Laden expert, back when nobody cared. Today, they still don’t care enough to wake up and understand the enemy. In Sunday’s NY Daily News he gave this bracing assessment. What follows is the piece in its entirety.

CIA agent says we’re letting Bin Laden win

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