12/04/2010 06:31 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Accused Oregon Bomber's Secrets

Nineteen-year-old accused bomber Mohammad Osman Mohamud seems to have kept a lot of secrets from his closest friends.

Secrets about a "little brother" he was always talking about -- a brother he does not have. And a fiancee he doesn't have either.

While his lawyers look at possible entrapment from government officials, what is clear is that something powerful was keeping this "fun-loving, all-American" teenager from telling the truth to those who cared about him most.

New America Media has the exclusive from some of those who knew him best.