Married to the mob is one thing. Imagine what it would feel like if you married into a family whose name was linked to terrorism?
Swiss-born Carmen bin Ladin was once Osama bin Laden’s sister-in-law. Her marriage to Osama’s half brother Yeslam broke up several years ago and she had nothing to do with the September 11th attacks.
Her 2004 book Inside the Kingdom isn’t even about her notorious ex-brother-in-law. It reveals what goes on inside the strict Saudi culture that she and her daughters were part of.
Nevertheless, when I spoke with her she was candid about the family, the culture, and Osama.
So here now, from 2004, Carmen bin Ladin.
Carmen bin Ladin is now 69. Her divorce from Yeslam was finalized in 2006.
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