As former head of the CIA's Osama bin Laden Unit, Michael Scheuer knows more than most about Osama bin Laden. In his new book, he reminds readers that the al-Qaida founder is not a fringe figure of the past, but rather a shrewd and charismatic terrorist leader who continues to pose a grave threat to the West.
The Real Osama bin Laden
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Michael Scheuer, former chief of the CIA's Osama bin Laden unit from 1996 to 1999, and author of "Osama bin Laden" and "Marching Toward Hell: America and Islam After Iraq"