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Path of Blood: New documentary explores jihadi extremism, radicalisation and al-Qaeda’s target, Saudi Arabia

Aimen Dean was just 19 when he pledged allegiance to Osama bin Laden – until the brutal reality of mass murder led him to be flipped by the Qataris, and return to Afghanistan as a spy for MI6

  • Stephen Applebaum
  • Independent

In the years following 9/11, documentaries such as Restrepo and Armadillo gave us intimate and unflinching accounts of the daily lives of troops fighting the war in Afghanistan.

Path of Blood 1a film LLLLJonathan Hacker’s Path of Blood now offers a similar kind of insider’s eye – only this time we’re taken behind the scenes of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, during their bid to topple the Saudi government in…

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