Skip to comments.Sexism May Have Played A Role In Why The Clinton Administration Never Caught Bin Laden
Posted on 11/03/2012 5:18:27 AM PDT by Colonel Kangaroo
Michael Scheuer was the razor sharp, burly Buffalo native who the Central Intelligence Agency chose toBusinessrun the bin Laden squad in 1995.
According to a recently released book, "The Finish," written by "Black Hawk Down" author Mark Bowden, Scheuer oversaw what he believed to be the first ever inter-CIA unit completely dedicated to locating a single individual. The unit, called "ALEC Station" after Scheuer's son, employed 27 people, most of them women.
I've personally heard of the unit called, "Scheuer's Harem," and in Bowden's book, some agents around Langley (home of the CIA) started calling it "The Manson Family," because "Scheuer presided over so many female officers."
Over the years the unit made several attempts to get the attention of the Clinton administration, one which seemed distracted by collateral damage. Eventually, as the book implies, they became put off by the eccentric nature of Scheuer's character, his almost religious fervor for the capture (and eventually the kill) of OBL, and the gender composition of his unit...
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The fault lies with Clinton, not Michael Scheuer and the workers in the CIA.
Obama is complaining that Bush left him a bad hand, but look what Clinton left Bush: Bin Laden and the subprime loans!
And Big Media, united against America.
Thanks, BJ, for the Telecommunications Act of 1996 — FU!
The title of this thread erroneously suggests that Clinton tried to “get Osama bin-Laden.”
I will look forward to reading that book.
Nice work, ladies, nice work.
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