Q&A: A diplomat in 'hell'

Former Canadian diplomat Robert Fowler was captured in Niger by al-Qaeda in late 2008 along with his colleague Louis Guay. In his new book, A Season in Hell: My 130 Days in the Sahara with Al Qaeda, Mr. Fowler details his experiences at the hands of Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb. Embassy sat down with Mr. Fowler on Nov. 7 to discuss his book.

Sneh Duggal
Published: Wednesday, 11/09/2011 12:00 am EST

Former Canadian diplomat Robert Fowler was captured in Niger by al-Qaeda in late 2008 along with his colleague Louis Guay. In his new book, A Season in Hell: My 130 Days in the Sahara with Al Qaeda, Mr. Fowler details his experiences at the hands of Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb. Embassy sat down with Mr. Fowler on Nov. 7 to discuss his book.

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