Jihad Redux

Declan Walsh

I returned from a long reporting trip in late 2006 to find a letter waiting. It was handwritten, in a spidery script that sloped off the page. ‘I read with great interest your articles in the Guardian concerning Osama bin Laden and the “war” in the North West Frontier,’ it began. ‘I spent …

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