The jihad next door: [the Lackawanna Six and rough justice in an age of terror]

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Offers a riveting portrait of a group of young Yemeni-American men from an upstate New York steel town near Buffalo, who in spring 2001 attended an al-Qaeda camp and who may--or may not--have become America's first sleeper cell of Islamic terrorists, and the implications of their actions for themselves, for Muslims in America after September 11, and for America as a whole. Simultaneous.
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Dina Temple-Raston uncovers a strange corner of the war on terror in Lackawanna, New York, home of the first homegrown al-Qaeda terrorist cell in America. Or was it?

The "Lackawanna Six" were young men, born of Yemeni families long settled in upstate New York, who took a trip to Pakistan and Afghanistan and spent time in an al-Qaeda training camp—long before the specter of 9/11, before most people had even heard of Osama bin Laden, and before the existence of the Homeland Security Act.

This is a story of preemptive imprisonment for an act of terrorism never committed, a terrorist cell that may not even have been a cell, and a mysterious al-Qaeda contact who was supposedly killed but whose remains were never found. The Jihad Next Door is a book that forces a reevaluation of the casualties of the war on terror.

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subject_facet Muslims -- Civil rights -- New York (State) -- Lackawanna, Terrorism -- United States -- Prevention, War on Terrorism, 2001-2009 -- Political aspects, Yemeni Americans -- New York (State) -- Lackawanna
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