Alleged Jihadist Arrested for Plot Aimed at George W. Bush, Others
3:32 PM, Feb 24, 2011 • By DANIEL HALPER
The New York Times reports on a Saudi Arabian man in Texas who "has been arrested by federal agents, who charged him with planning to build bombs for terror attacks inside the United States, the Justice Department announced on Thursday." The alleged plotter is named Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari. He studies business at South Plains College in Lubbock, Texas.
But what business was Aldawsari actually involved in? "According to an affidavit filed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the man, Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari, indicated in online research and in a journal that he was considering attacking the Dallas home of former President George W. Bush as well as hydroelectric dams, nuclear power plants, night clubs, and soldiers who were formerly stationed at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq," according to the Times.
Aldawsari was clearly well beyond the conceptual stages of his plans:
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