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Unmaking an Islamic Terrorist

Mubin Shaikh went from young army cadet to self-radicalized Jihadist and back. Here’s what he learned.
Topic: Military + EspionageMilitary & EspionageNova

Mubin Shaikh went from young army cadet to self-radicalized Jihadist. For six years, he devoted himself to the cause, travelling far down the road to extremism—and possibly violence. But the events of September 11, 2001 made him change course. Now, as a PhD candidate in psychology and tactical decision making, Shaikh advocates and advises de-radicalization programs in an effort to spread the true meaning of the Quran. Hear his full story in “15 Years of Terror,” streaming online

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