They conspired to create mass mayhem by blowing up “buildings, fuel tanks and pipelines at the airport” — in the name of Allah. “Two men guilty in New York airport bomb plot case,” from Reuters, August 2 (thanks to Davida):
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Two Islamist militants were found guilty on Monday by a federal jury in New York of plotting to bomb the city’s John F. Kennedy International Airport.
Russell Defreitas, 67, a U.S. citizen born in Guyana, and Abdul Kadir, 58, of Guyana, conspired to blow up buildings, fuel tanks and pipelines at the airport in the New York City borough of Queens. They were arrested in June 2007.
Defreitas, a former employee at the airport, provided knowledge of its facilities and layout, U.S. prosecutors said, while Kadir, an engineer, helped with technical aspects such as how to blow up the buried fuel pipelines….