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New Book Explores Story Behind 'Lackawanna Six'

Five years ago, Mukhtar al-Bakri was arrested in Bahrain on his wedding night. Days later, his friends were arrested in Lackawanna, N.Y. How did six Muslim-American teenagers end up in an al-Qaeda training camp? Dina Temple-Raston discusses her new book, The Jihad Next Door.

Dina Temple-Raston, NPR's FBI correspondent; author, The Jihad Next Door: The Lackawanna Six and Rough Justice in the Age of Terror

Rodney Personius, lawyer for Yasein Taher

John Miller, FBI's assistant director of public affairs

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