09/13/2011 09:51 am ET Updated Nov 13, 2011

How Al Qaeda Recruits Online

In December 2009, five American men were arrested in Sargodha, Pakistan, over terrorism-related charges -– namely criminal conspiracy and the funding of a terrorist organisation. The men, all from middle class Alexandria in northern Virginia, had travelled to Pakistan with the aim of joining Jaish-e-Mohammed, a banned organisation that focuses on training terrorists and conducting operations aimed at expelling foreign troops from Afghanistan.

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