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The Making of a Terrorist

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The Making of a Terrorist

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Host Neal Conan and guests examine how Al-Qaeda and other terrorist groups recruit and train suicide bombers.

Guests:

Ian Herbert, correspondent for the north of England with The Independent

Paul Wilkinson, professor of international relations and chairman of the Center for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence at Scotland's University of St. Andrews

Jessica Stern, lecturer on terrorism at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University; author of Terror in the Name of God; served on the National Security Council staff during the Clinton administration

Husain Haqqani, author of Pakistan: Between Mosque and Military; visiting scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

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