10 episodes

American Jihadi is the incredible story of a complicated relationship between journalist Christof Putzel and Omar Hammami, the American-born Christian who became one of the FBI’s most wanted Islamic extremists. Follow the evolution of their risky relationship, dodging government surveillance to confide in one other—until it all came to an abrupt end. American Jihadi is hosted and Executive Produced by Christof Putzel in partnership with Endeavor Content. Executive Produced by Adam Levine, Josh Gummersall, and Adam Harrison at 222 Productions. To see how we use your data, visit https://www.endeavoraudio.com/privacy-policy.

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    • True Crime
    • 4.3 • 74 Ratings

American Jihadi is the incredible story of a complicated relationship between journalist Christof Putzel and Omar Hammami, the American-born Christian who became one of the FBI’s most wanted Islamic extremists. Follow the evolution of their risky relationship, dodging government surveillance to confide in one other—until it all came to an abrupt end. American Jihadi is hosted and Executive Produced by Christof Putzel in partnership with Endeavor Content. Executive Produced by Adam Levine, Josh Gummersall, and Adam Harrison at 222 Productions. To see how we use your data, visit https://www.endeavoraudio.com/privacy-policy.

    Introducing Dark Woods: Dropping 11/8

    Introducing Dark Woods: Dropping 11/8

    From Legendary Producer Dick Wolf and Wolf Entertainment comes a new fiction series starring Corey Stoll (House of Cards, Ant-Man), Monica Raymund (Chicago Fire), and Reid Scott (Veep). When the body of a young volunteer is discovered in the middle of the California redwoods, two estranged ex-spouses, game warden Mark Ellis (Stoll) and city councilwoman (Raymund), must put their differences aside to learn the terrifying truth about what is happening in their state park. Executive Produced by Elliot Wolf (Hunted), directed by Takashi Doscher (Only), and written by David Pergolini.

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    • 3 min
    Epilogue

    Epilogue

    Al-Shabaab carries out an unprecedented attack on a shopping mall in Kenya. Omar's family struggles to find solace and meaning after his death.

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    • 16 min
    The Chase

    The Chase

    As Godane consolidates his power in Al-Shabaab, Omar flees to the forest.




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    • 18 min
    Abu M American

    Abu M American

    As Christof's access to Omar slips away, the circle of people tracking him expands.




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    • 19 min
    The Ride

    The Ride

    Omar has disappeared, leaving behind a haunting audio recording.




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    • 25 min
    The Test

    The Test

    Secrets about Omar come to light. And his conflict with Al-Shabaab takes a turn for the worse.




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    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
74 Ratings

74 Ratings

Andy_Bez ,

Excellent mix of interview and drama

Deeply interesting and gripping stuff. Really enjoyed this mix of story, phone calls and witness reports that flowed like a documentary of quality. Love it

ruthhannah70 ,

Fascinating and Heartbreaking

As my title says, fascinating and Heartbreaking in equal measure. Well worth listening to. Five stars

Flipster81 ,

Could have been done in one podcast

Each episode was about 20-30mins. 10mins of which was adverts. This did not need 8 episodes to tell what is essentially a journalists failure of a decent story.

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