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Souad Mekhennet

Souad Mekhennet
Ben Kilb

Souad Mekhennet is a correspondent for The Washington Post’s national security desk, and she has reported on terrorism for The New York Times, The International Herald Tribune, and NPR. She is the co-author of The Eternal Nazi,Children of Jihad, and Islam. She was a 2012 Nieman Fellow at Harvard University, and she is a visiting fellow at the Weatherhead Center for International Policy at Harvard, the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, and the Geneva Center for Security Policy.


<a href="">Souad Mekhennet Interviewed on CBS This Morning</a>

Souad Mekhennet Interviewed on CBS This Morning

For nearly 20 years, journalist Souad Mekhennet has covered some of the world's most dangerous conflicts. She has gained rare access to the inner circles of the Taliban, Al-Qaeda and ISIS. Her latest book, "I Was Told to Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad," recounts some of her most dangerous assignments. Mekhennet joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss her book.

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I Was Told to Come Alone

Souad Mekhennet
St. Martin's Publishing Group
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“I was told to come alone. I was not to carry any identification, and would have to leave my cell phone, audio recorder, watch, and purse at my hotel. . . .”

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