Odd: these jihadists were from the Balkans, where everyone knows that all Muslims are moderate, and anyone who thinks that there is jihadist activity going on is merely a genocidal Serbian sympathizer. Perhaps these guys are Serbs in disguise, no?
A federal judge today sentenced three Muslim immigrants from South Jersey to life in prison for plotting to attack Fort Dix, saying radical ideology and hatred for America drove their plot to kill United States soldiers.
Gee, which radical ideology was involved?
The men, brothers from the Balkens [sic], were among five defendants convicted in December of conspiring to target the Burlington County military base in a crime prosecutors said was inspired by al Qaeda and proved homegrown jihadists were plotting inside America.
“Nothing has a greater impact on society than the crime of terrorism,” U.S. District Judge Robert Kugler said before delivering the sentences in a heavily-guarded courtroom in Camden, crowded with government officials, reporters and the men’s relatives.
The defendants – Dritan, Eljvir, and Shain Duka – sat quietly during the most of hearing, wearing dark-green prison jumpsuits and thick beards. Before being sentenced, they each delivered rambling statements — lasting nearly 25 minutes — saying the prosecution was riddled with lies.
“Me and my brothers are innocent,” Eljvir Duka said….