An honor student? An aspiring bitcoin journalist? Doesn’t he know that poverty and ignorance cause terrorism? John Kerry, call your office!
“My honor student can blow up your honor student” — bumper stickers should be issued.
“Northern Virginia teen admits guilt on terror-related charge,” Associated Press, June 11, 2015:
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) – A northern Virginia teen has pleaded guilty to providing material support to a foreign terrorist group.
Seventeen-year-old Ali Shukri Amin entered the plea Thursday in federal court in Alexandria, appearing in a blue jump suit from Northern Neck Regional Jail. He faces up to 15 years in prison.
Prosecutors said the crime involved helping another person travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group. Lawyer Joseph Flood says the crime consisted primarily of Amin expressing his views about the conflict in Syria. Before his arrest, Amin was an honor student Osbourn Park High School in Manassas….