How did Alexander Ciccolo, who now calls himself Abu Ali al-Amriki, get the idea that his new religion called upon him to wage war against unbelievers? John Kerry and Jeh Johnson and so many others assure us that such an idea has nothing whatsoever to do with Islam. How did Abu Ali al-Amriki get it? Does anyone care to investigate this, or would doing so be “Islamophobic”?
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP/WWLP) — A Boston police captain’s son who authorities say plotted a terrorist attack in support of the Islamic State group has been indicted on weapons and assault charges in western Massachusetts.
Federal prosecutors said a grand jury in U.S. District Court in Springfield on Thursday indicted 23-year-old Alexander Ciccolo of Adams, Massachusetts. The indictments had been expected after Ciccolo’s arrest July 4.
Authorities said Ciccolo plotted to detonate pressure-cooker bombs at an unidentified university and was arrested after he received four guns he ordered from a government witness. Prosecutors said Ciccolo also stabbed a nurse with a pen at a jail after his arrest, resulting in the assault charge.…