DVD: The Oath, For retail (Dogwoof)

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Abu Jandal was Bin Laden's bodyguard and knew all the 9/11 terrorists.

His brother-in-law, Salim Hamdan, was Osama's driver – but knew none of the intricacies of al-Qa'ida.

Guess which one ended up in front of a war-crimes tribunal? Laura Poitras's extraordinary documentary reveals a charismatic, if duplicitous, personality in Jandal, while Hamdan is an "absent" presence, his thoughts shared via letters he sent to his family.n