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10-24-2006, 12:01 PM
Josh Manchester at The Adventures of Chester (http://www.theadventuresofchester.com/archives/2006/10/the_adventures_3.html).

Today's guest on Adventures Radio is Daveed Gartenstein-Ross (http://daveedgr.com/about/), terrorism consultant, frequent contributor to The Counterterrorism Blog (http://counterterrorismblog.org/) and author of the forthcoming book, My Year Inside Radical Islam (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1585425516/002-9834460-1808867?ie=UTF8&tag=smallwarsjour-20&linkCode=xm2&camp=1789&creativeASIN=1585425516).

This is a longer episode, coming in at around 51 minutes.

Daveed and I discuss the following:

0:00 How he came to be a Muslim and joined a radical Muslim group
4:59 His disillusionment with the group
11:18 His conversion to Christianity
14:39 Islam in America
18:24 Prison jihad: recruitment in US prisons
22:39 Daveed's idea for an elite unit within the prison bureau
29:00 Propaganda in the larger war: CNN, the YouTube Jihad, Osama's broadcasts
33:46 European riots: economically or ideologically driven?
37:55 In which Daveed explains Somalia, and makes a case for US military action
47:51 The "Bono of Indonesia" goes toe to toe with Islamic censors