Gary Bernsten is a former CIA agent who worked extensively in Afghanistan, East Africa and was the Chief of Hazbollah Operations for the CIA’s Counterterrorism Center.
He’s also a GOP candidate running for US Senate against Democrat Chuck Schumer.
What does Bernsten think about building a cultural center and mosque near Ground Zero?
Bernsten opposes it. Strongly. He told me the place will attract radical Islamists who will use the place as a base from which to launch future attacks against.
Which lead me around the 6:30 mark to ask, “if a mosque is built there, do you think American lives would be in danger?”
Bernsten’s reply: “Eventually. Eventually.”