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Terror Recruits Seduced by 'Jihadi Cool'

Al-Qaeda lures them with rap videos, promises of adventure

(Newser) - The strange case of “Jihad Jane” might just be the latest example of a new wave of terrorists attracted less by religious fanaticism than by a sense of “jihadi cool,” say counterterrorism experts. FBI officials tell NPR that the promise of travel and adventure is now a... More »

Newsman Freed From Gitmo After 6 Years

Al-Jazeera cameraman held for 6 years

(Newser) - A cameraman was released yesterday from the US prison camp at Guantanamo Bay after being held without charges for 6 years. Al-Jazeera's Sami al-Hajj, who has been on a hunger strike, was immediately taken to a hospital in Khartoum. "I've been dreaming of this moment," said the Sudanese... More »

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