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American al Qaeda recruit

CNN's Nic Robertson examines the background of an American who pleaded guilty to charges of aiding al Qaeda.

New Yorker says he would have been suicide bomber# Man has pleaded guilty to charges of aiding al Qaeda
# Bryant Neal Vinas' interview with Belgian prosecutors is released
# Vinas says he received extra religious instruction to be OK'd as bomber
# He says he discussed attacks in the West with al Qaeda, including in the U.S.


A New York man who pleaded guilty in January to charges of aiding al Qaeda was ready to be a suicide bomber for the organization, but was told he needed more religious instruction, according to a document obtained by CNN on Thursday.
Bryant Neal Vinas says he spent time in the mountains of Waziristan with al Qaeda members.

Bryant Neal Vinas says he spent time in the mountains of Waziristan with al Qaeda members.

Bryant Neal Vinas gave an inter

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Added: Jul-31-2009 Occurred On: Jul-24-2009
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