June 25, 2008 – Michael Scheuer, former head of the CIA’s Bin Laden Unit and author of three New York Times bestselling books, talks about the ten foreign policy questions that John McCain and Barack Obama must answer.
In this video, Elaine Didier welcomes a capacity audience to the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum in Grand Rapids Michigan. Gleaves Whitney, director of the Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies at Grand Valley State University, introduces the topic of the evening and the speaker. He makes the point that Scheuer, an adjunct professor of security studies at Georgetown University, is emminently qualified to discuss American national security, foreign policy, and the 2008 presidential election.
Scheuer has written three books, including “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 “Marching Toward Hell: America and Islam After Iraq.”