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The Jihad Next Door

Monday, October 22, 2007

In the spring of 2001, a group of Arab-American friends from Upstate New York traveled to an Al Qaeda training camp. In The Jihad Next Door, NPR’s FBI correspondent Dina Temple-Raston tells the story of the men who would become known as the "Lackawanna Six," exploring why they went, what happened after, and how their case was later used to justify crackdowns on civil liberties.

Purchase The Jihad Next Door: The Lackawanna Six and Rough Justice in an Age of Terror at amazon.com.

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Event: Dina Temple-Raston will be reading
Monday, October 22 at 7 pm
The Half-King
505 West 23rd Street, at 10th Avenue

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