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Carr Center Book Talk: I Was Told to Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad

Nye A, 5th floor, Taubman Building, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge MA 02138
Thu., Sep. 14, 2017, 12 – 1:30 p.m.

Carr Center Book Talk: I Was Told to Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad

The Carr Center is delighted to host The Washington Post’s Souad Mehkennet to discuss her new book, “I Was Told to Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad.”

Souad will discuss her quest to shed light on the radicalization of young Muslims, starting in the German neighborhoods from which the 9/11 plotters emerged, to the Iraqi neighborhoods where Sunnis and Shia turned against one another.

In writing the book, she gained unprecedented access to the world’s most dangerous terrorist operates, including members of ISIS, Al Qaaeda, and the Taliban.

Gazette Classification: Education, Ethics, Humanities, Law, Lecture, Social Sciences, Special Events
Organization/Sponsor: Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
Speaker(s): The Washington Post’s Souad Mehkennet
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Date: 
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 12:00