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A neighborhood resident walks through a building in Timbuktu, used by al-Qaida-linked jihadi fighters for more than a year. Last year, The Associated Press found al-Qaida documents in the building. Rukmini Callimachi/AP hide caption

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Kidnapping Is A Lucrative Business For Al-Qaida, Documents Show

Last year, journalist Rukmini Callimachi found thousands of al-Qaida documents in Timbuktu in Mali. She tells Fresh Air about al-Qaida's strategy of kidnapping Europeans and demanding ransoms.

A neighborhood resident walks through a building in Timbuktu, used by al-Qaida-linked jihadi fighters for more than a year. Last year, The Associated Press found al-Qaida documents in the building. Rukmini Callimachi/AP hide caption

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Kidnapping Is A Lucrative Business For Al-Qaida, Documents Show

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Maggie Gyllenhaal Is 'The Honorable Woman': A Series Both Ruthless And Rewarding

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