… beginning in or about 2010, Ferdaus, a 26 year-old Northeastern University graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree in physics, began planning to commit violent “jihad” against the United States, which he considers an enemy of Allah. With the goal of terrorizing the United States, decapitating its “military center,” and killing as many “kafirs,” i.e., an Arabic term meaning non-believers, as possible, Ferdaus extensively planned and attempted to attack the Pentagon and U.S. Capitol Building using large remote controlled aircraft’ filled with C-4 plastic explosives.”
In addition, the investigation has revealed that Ferdaus has designed, built, and supplied more than 7 mobile phones, each of which Ferdaus had modified to act as an electrical switch for an improvised explosive device (“IED”), to FBI undercover employees, who Ferdaus believed were members of, and recruiters for, al Qaeda, to purportedly be used to kill American soldiers stationed overseas. As described below, during a meeting with two FBI UCEs on June 27, 2011, Ferdaus appeared gratified when the UCEs told him (falsely) that his first phone detonation device had succeeded in killing three U.S.soldiers and injuring four or five others in Iraq and responded,” That was exactly what I wanted. “After each subsequent delivery, Ferdaus was anxious to know how well each of his detonation devices had worked and how many Americans they had killed.
that’s the target to eliminate and terrify all enemies of Allah. We have this project started … This is, this is what we have to do. This is the righteous way …[to] terrorize enemies of Allah.
Allah has given us the privilege…he punishes them by your hand. We’re the ones.
What I envision is that it’s going to … essentially decapitate the entire empire. [It will be the] final nail in the coffin … because it’s going to … severely disrupt the head and heart of the snake.
There is much more.