“Aldawsari has allegedly described his desire for jihad in blog postings and a personal journal.” Yet another Misunderstander of Islam. “Feds arrest Saudi man who tried to kill former president, three soldiers once based Abu Ghraib,” from the New York Post, February 24 (thanks to PRCS):
LUBBOCK, Texas — A Saudi man has been busted for allegedly buying chemicals and equipment to make a bomb and researching US targets, including the Dallas home of former President George W. Bush, federal officials said today.
Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari, 20, a Saudi national and a legal resident of Texas, was arrested Wednesday and faces charges of attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction….
According to the affidavit filed in support of the criminal complaint, Aldawsari has been researching online how to construct a bomb with the use of several chemicals as ingredients.
He has also acquired most of the ingredients and equipment necessary to construct an IED and he has conducted online research of several potential US targets, the affidavit alleged….
One of the emails he sent himself — with the subject line listed as “Targets” — allegedly contained the names and home addresses of three American citizens who had previously served in the US military and had been stationed for a time at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq.
On Feb. 6, the affidavit alleges Aldawsari sent himself an e-mail titled “Tyrant’s House,” in which he listed the Dallas address for former President George W. Bush.
In addition, Aldawsari has allegedly described his desire for jihad in blog postings and a personal journal….