Book Explores Bin Laden's Mystique

Former Washington Post reporter Jonathan Randal has written a new book: Osama: The Making of a Terrorist. Randal explores the circumstances that have drawn followers to the al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. Hear Randal and NPR's Robert Siegel.



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