A War-Is-Deceit Update from AP, :
DETROIT (AP) A Michigan man has been charged with lying to officials investigating what the U.S. government says was a plot to recruit and train terrorists to attack U.S. and allied troops overseas.
Jihad Hekmat Dahabi, 47, of Dearborn was charged Thursday in U.S. District Court with making “false, fictitious and fraudulent material statements” in the course of an investigation of Marwan Othman El-Hindi.
In February, a federal grand jury indicted El-Hindi, a 42-year-old Jordanian-born U.S. citizen, and two other Toledo, Ohio, men on terrorism charges alleging they planned attacks to kill U.S. and coalition military personnel in Iraq and other countries.
The other defendants are Wassim I. Mazloum, 24, and Mohammad Zaki Amawi, 26.
The three were charged with conspiracy to kill, kidnap, maim, or injure people or damage property in a foreign country; conspiracy to kill U.S. nationals; and harboring or concealing terrorists. They have pleaded not guilty.