Thursday, March 15, 2012

Former CIA Head Of Bin Laden Unit Discusses Current Situation In Afghanistan


Gary Berntsen, the former CIA officer who led a group of operators that hunted Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan following the 9/11 terrorist attacks on America, spoke to CNN about the current situation in Afghanistan.

On Starting Point with Soledad O’Brien, Gary Berntsen, former commander of the CIA’s Bin Laden unit in Afghanistan, discusses the potential fallout of the U.S. moving the Afghanistan shooter to Kuwait, Leon Panetta security scare and sustained American Presence in the country.  

You can watch the video via the below link:

http://cnnpressroom.blogs.cnn.com/2012/03/15/fmr-cia-head-of-bin-laden-unit-on-us-soldier-could-be-moved-back-to-afghanistan/

Note: I interviewed Gary Berntsen about Operation Jawbreaker a few years back for Counterterrorism magazine. You can read the piece via the below links:

http://home.comcast.net/~pauldavisoncrime/pwpimages/OpJawbreaker1.jpg

http://home.comcast.net/~pauldavisoncrime/pwpimages/OpJawbreaker2.jpg

http://home.comcast.net/~pauldavisoncrime/pwpimages/OpJawbreaker3.jpg

http://home.comcast.net/~pauldavisoncrime/pwpimages/OpJawbreaker4.jpg

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