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Inside the Global Jihad by Omar Nasiri

  • Newsnight
  • 16 Nov 06, 10:05 PM

Omar Nasiri (not his real name) worked for European security agencies during the 1990s and infiltrated al Qaeda both in the camps of Afghanistan and in terror cells in London.

His story reveals the extent of al-Qaeda's preparations - years before 9/11- and the British authorities' lack of awareness of the growing threat of Islamic terrorism.

Read extracts here and leave your comments below.

Thursday, 16 November, 2006

  • Newsnight
  • 16 Nov 06, 05:38 PM

SilhouetteA Newsnight exclusive - Inside al-Qaeda: A Spy's Story.

BBC security correspondent Gordon Corera gained exclusive access to an al Qaeda operative who also worked for European security agencies during the 1990s.

Watch the special edition of Newsnight at 2230GMT tonight on BBC Two in the UK and on the Newsnight website.

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