Why do young people join ISIS and Al-Qaida? In her new book I Was Told to Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad, Washington Post national security correspondent Souad Mekhennet provides on-the-ground reporting on the rise of Al-Qaida, ISIS, and their victims.
Mekhennet explores the complex factors that drive young men from the Middle East, Europe and other parts of the world, to turn to violent extremism. What are the human stories behind the headlines?
Souad Mekhennet, national security correspondent for The Washington Post, and author of My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad
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