Ex-CIA Michael Scheuer : Primary motivators for Islamic Jihadis
1) Our support for Tyranny in the Muslim world for 50 years
2) Our presence on the Arab Peninsular
3) Our support for Israel and their rise.
Regarding American support for Israel’s wars — American people should be permitted to discuss and make that decision, and they should understand that there are costs associated with US commitment to Israel — cost in US lives and treasure, Scheuer said.
He continued : We are bankrupt, Mr. King. We have lost two wars, Mr. King.
House Homeland Security Committee on October 9, 2013:
Michael F. Scheuer is a former CIA intelligence officer, American blogger, historian, foreign policy critic, and political analyst. He served as the Chief of Osama bin Laden tracking unit. He is currently an adjunct professor at Georgetown University’s Center for Peace and Security Studies. He blogs at : Non-Intervention