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January 23, 2012Volume 2, Issue 3
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01/14 Imam gets life for JFK plot
An imam and leader of the Shiite Muslim community in Trinidad and Tobagowas sentenced to life in prison for conspiring to attack a New York airport byexploding fuel tanks and fuel pipelines under the airport, the Justice Departmentsaid Friday. Kareem Ibrahim and several other co-conspirators believed the 2007planned attack would cause extensive damage to John F. Kennedy InternationalAirport and to the New York economy, as well as kill many people, officials said. Ibrahim, 65, wasconvicted in May by a federal jury on multiple terrorism offenses after a four-week trial.
Three North Carolina ―home grown terrorists‖ were sentenced to between 15 and 45 years in federal
prison for conspiring to attack Quantico U.S. Marine Corp base and other foreign targets. HysenSherifi, 27 will serve 45 years in prison; Ziyad Yaghi, got nearly 32 years; and Mohammad Omar AlyHassan, 24, was sentenced to 15 years. The three men were part of a nine man terror ring in Raleigh,North Carolina. The leader of the ring, Daniel Patrick Boyd, pleaded guilty in February to conspiracyto kill people overseas and of material support for terrorism. He has not been sentenced. Two of hissons pleaded guilty to similar charges and were sentenced to eight years and nine years in prison. InApril 2010, a ninth man, Barjarm Asllani, a resident of Kosovo , was charged with conspiracy to killpeople overseas and to provide material support to terrorists as a member of the North Carolina ter-ror ring. Until this charge was made, it was thought that the North Carolina terror ring had eight men.The government alleges that Asllani solicited money from Boyd and the others to establish a base ofoperations in Kosovo to carry out violent jihad. He remains at large in Kosovo.
01/18 Police Chief’s to discuss terrorism at White House
The White House is providing senior state and local police officials with its analysis of homegrownterrorism incidents, including common signs law enforcement can use to identify violent extremists.The analysis was conducted by the DHS, FBI and National Counterterrorism Center. An overview ofthe findings was to be presented at a White House conference on Wednesday.The conference marks the first time this unclassified analysis is presented to the 46 senior state andlocal law enforcement officials, many of whom are police chiefs and sheriffs.There has been an uptick in attempted terrorist attacks by Americans and other legal U.S. residents inthe past few years, prompting the Administration to place a priority on finding ways to stop this typeof violence. The Administration wants to put local communities in charge of countering violent
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