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The Al-Qaeda Bomb Maker Turned MI6 Spy

Former extremist Aimen Dean explains why he joined the UK's Secret Intelligence Service.

Aimen Dean went from being an Islamist extremist to an employee of the British Secret Intelligence Service. He tells Jo Fidgen about the psychology behind his decisions.

He's written a book about his experiences called 'Nine Lives: My time as MI6's top spy inside al-Qaeda'

Image and Credit: Aimen Dean

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53 minutes