“In that same conversation Kaliebe also said he was prepared to die. ‘It’s what anyone would want, any believer would want.'” Clearly Kaliebe has been imbibing the distorted version of Islam hawked by greasy Islamophobes. Why weren’t the Muslim leaders who knew him able to counter his misunderstandings of Islam?
“New York Man Admits Planning To Join Yemen Terror Group,” from Fox2Now.com, June 26 (thanks to all who sent this in):
WASHINGTON, DC “” A New York man admitted trying to travel to Yemen to join the terror group al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, according to newly unsealed court documents.
Justin Kaliebe, 18, was arrested on January 21 at John F. Kennedy Airport as he tried to board a plan for Oman with plans to travel from there to Yemen. Less than a month later Kaliebe pleaded guilty to attempting to provide material support to terrorists and attempting to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization.
Court documents show evidence on Kaliebe was gathered during a law enforcement undercover operation in which he admitted he had wanted to go to Yemen to join AQAP and take part in jihad, or holy war.
In a June 4, 2012, conversation which was recorded by law enforcement officers, Kaliebe said he expected to fight the Yemeni army primarily. But a criminal complaint in the case quotes Kaliebe, a U.S. citizen, saying he was also willing to take on U.S. drones and “American agents or whatever, U.S. Special Forces”¦who they got over there.”
In that same conversation Kaliebe also said he was prepared to die. “It’s what anyone would want, any believer would want,” he said, according to court documents….