Thursday, July 23

Qaeda Cult: Patchogue Jihadist (3#) -

Bryant Neal Vinas, 26, was born Catholic in Queens and raised in Patchogue Long Island, but converted to Islam several years ago before moving to Pakistan where he joined the militant Qaeda cult. Vinas, a Latino-American, has become a treasure trove of information about the cult since his capture.

"Vinas' bizarre journey from an average suburban life in Suffolk County to that of a bearded mullah in the terrorist no-man's land of Waziristan in Pakistan has emerged..."

:: Tabloid-style Bio: NYPost ::

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