American Muslim charged in bombing attack on US base in Afghanistan

ByPamela Geller on January 6, 2016
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Will the islamophobia never end?

“American charged in bombing attack on US base in Afghanistan,” By Tom Hays, Associated Press (thanks to Lookmann):

NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. citizen already accused of going to Pakistan to train with al-Qaida was charged Wednesday with helping build explosives for a 2009 suicide attack on an American military base in Afghanistan.

A revised indictment charges Muhanad Mahmoud Al Farekh with conspiracy to murder U.S. nationals, conspiracy to use weapons of mass destruction and other crimes. He is to appear Thursday in federal court in Brooklyn; there was no immediate comment by his lawyer.

The charges stem from an attack on Jan. 19, 2009, involving two vehicles driven by unidentified suicide bombers that were rigged with explosives, the new indictment says. Only one of the bombs detonated. Al Farekh’s fingerprints were later found on packing tape used on the second explosive, the indictment says.

The court papers didn’t identify the base or detail the damage. News accounts from the same 2009 date cited in court papers described a dual-car bomb attack at Forward Operating Base Chapman in Khost City, near the border with Pakistan, which killed one Afghan and wounded several others, but harmed no Americans.

The 30-year-old Al Farekh, who was born in Texas, “allegedly turned his back on our country and tried to kill U.S. soldiers in the course of executing their sworn duty to keep us safe,” Brooklyn U.S. Attorney Robert Capers said in a statement.

Al Farekh was brought from Pakistan to the United States in April to face initial charges of providing material support to terrorists. Federal authorities alleged he and two other students at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Canada, started watching al-Qaida propaganda and hatching a plan to become martyrs abroad.

The three flew to Karachi, Pakistan, on round-trip tickets in March 2007 after selling their belongings, disconnecting their phones and buying mountain boots commonly worn by al-Qaida fighters in Pakistan and Afghanistan, authorities said.

Prosecutors said one of Al Farekh’s co-conspirators trained three men on how to use AK-47s and other weapons at an al-Qaida training camp in 2008, the complaint says. The three — Najibullah Zazi, Zarein Ahmedzay and Adis Medunjanin — were later convicted of plotting to bomb New York City’s subway system and are cooperating with federal authorities.

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  • BrunoPBuhr

    He NEVER was an American he was just born here. Don’t let him be buried here, this is hallowed ground. Let him be fish poop like bin laden.

    • Budvarakbar

      Now we are talking — price of shark’s fin is too high!

  • karl59

    Remove US citizenship from anyone engaged in terrorism!

    • Ari Chen

      That’s a good start.. but the goal should be to remove permanently anyone engaged in terrorism!

    • Chuck Klein

      I would say Remove freedom from anyone engaged in terrorism

      • SCREW SOCIALISM

        Or defending terrorism.

  • jjjcccc53

    His citizenship should be revoked and then he should be tried as a traitor and publicly put to DEATH!!!!

    • hyena

      Yes well in the real world he will walk free in 2 years, free to continue his islam-spreading activities

      • Budvarakbar

        He’ll be out sooner than the Hammonds

    • Politically Accurate

      The America-hating, Islamonazi-loving, Constitution-raping turd pile defiling the White House will pardon the inbred Islamonazi savage before he leaves office. He will also empty Guantanamo Bay and turn the land held by the US over to the Castro thugs, thieves and tyrants.

  • Mahou Shoujo

    Toss him in some jail with a mental institute affiliated with it, then interrogate hime for at least ten years to get every detail of his treachery.

    • JWM

      No need to interrogate any of them. They follow the Koran.

      • Mahou Shoujo

        They can be persuaded to tel the truth, after 10 years of repeated interrogation, eventually the story will be told. Or, he will spend the rest of his time slowly going crazier.

        • Politically Accurate

          How much crazier can Islamonazi savages be? Pisslam is in itself a mental disorder.

          • Mahou Shoujo

            That it is, will have to find a cure, suspect it comes in .30 calibre.

  • Ari Chen

    This traitor should go straight to the gallows to be hanged. His remains to be cremated (Muslims hate that). On top of that, all his relatives, and I mean ALL.. should be taken in for questioning, and then deported to their Muslim country of choice.

    • Judi

      It won’t happen whilst the muzzrat is in the WH.

  • Bradley Lexvold

    Survivors of ISIS Ramadi Siege say the streets are filled with ” Dogs Eating The Heads Of ISIS Fighters” after battle to reclaim the city left it unrecognizable. Thought I would see this posted here eventually, but posted at Knights Templar International’s website. Story on page 2. Coming here soon? https://www.knightstemplarinternational.com/

  • Who is an American?

    For 3 generations schools have produced stupid students that are anti-American, so it’s no wonder there are stupid adults today.

    The Founding Fathers and what they said and believed.

    The facts of history illustrate the this nation never intended to be “God neutral.” Public displays of worship and subservience to the God of creation have always been made matter-of-factly. There can be no greater example of this than casual and unapologetic declarations concerning God in the constitutions of every one of the fifty states!
    WE ARE AMERICANS by Sam Gipp
    http://www.warneveryone.com/we_are_americans.htm

  • Anyone who has American Citizenship and fights for a terrorist organization should automatically have their Citizenship Revoked, labeled a Traitor, and Executed on National TV! That goes for ALL Tyrants within our Borders, including the one in the Oval Office! Another good reason not to allow Islam within our Borders! Muslims have no loyalties except to their Satan, Allah! They are not loyal to any Country, Flag, Constitution, Laws, nothing except that perverted trash called the Koran and their Satan, Allah! Islam is truly the Syphilis of the Soul and Allah is nothing more than Satan Himself!

  • Jack

    Why isn’t he being charged in the murder of the Afgahn Soldier?

  • Unhappy American

    This occurred in 09′. Cant the justice dept stop shredding the Constitution and Bill of Rights long enough to prosecute a murderer?……Well…..Hillary is still around, isnt she….Holder still walks free…..Never mind.

  • Gee

    One question, since he was born and raised in the US – why isn’t he being charged with treason?

    • SCREW SOCIALISM

      Why isn’t Edward Snowden being charged with treason?

  • SCREW SOCIALISM

    Expecting CAIR to protect Infidels is like asking a pedophile protect your children,

  • Oldchopper

    Why does this clown deserve a trial in our justless system.
    Give him over to a military court and maybe they’ll find the law for treason
    has always been execution. Send this reprobate to his 72 fantasy virgin goats.