Journalist Souad Mekhennet's New Book Goes Behind the Lines of Jihad

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Souad Mekhennet appeared on CBS This Morning on June 12, 2017 to discuss her new book I Was Told to Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad.

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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Souad Mekhennet is an Eric & Wendy Schmidt Fellow at New America. She is a correspondent for the Washington Post.