Posted: April 10, 2015 Filed under: Breaking News, Crime & Corruption, War Room | Tags: Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, Council on American–Islamic Relations, Islam, Islamic Circle of North America, Islamic Society of North America, Islamic State of Iraq, New York City, Osama bin Laden, Queens, United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
A Kansas man was arrested Friday for allegedly planning to detonate a bomb at a U.S. army base and pledging loyalty to the militant group Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS).
John T. Booker, a 20-year old U.S. Citizen from Topeka, was allegedly planning a suicide attack on the Fort Riley army base in Kansas in an attempt to provide material support to ISIS, the local CBS affiliate originally reported. The criminal complaint alleges that Booker, who also goes by the name “Mohammed Abdullah Hassan,” posted to Facebook “I will soon be leaving you forever so goodbye! I’m going to wage jihad and hopes that i die” before planning to detonate a car bomb at Fort Riley. Read the rest of this entry »