A Spy's Story reveals the extraordinary story of Omar Nasiri - not his real name - who spent seven years working as an agent for European intelligence services and as an Al Qaeda operative. He provides a unique insight into how Al Qaeda was far more organised, coherent and determined in the 1990s than was appreciated at the time and how its reach spread to London. It is believed to be the first time any journalist has had access to someone who has operated within Al Qaeda as a spy. Nasiri has told the BBC that a senior Al Qaeda operative who played a key role in the intelligence justifying the war in Iraq deliberately planted information to get America to fight Iraq.
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