The solution: bring into the country many, many more refugees from Syria, among whom there will be any number of young men who are “eager to see blood.” What could possibly go wrong, you ignorant, racist Islamophobe?
Two men born in Iraq who came to the U.S. as refugees had court dates in California and Texas Friday on terror-related charges, as investigators say one of the men wrote that he wanted to travel to Syria because he was “eager to see blood.”
The judge in Texas ordered 24-year-old Omar Faraj Saeed Al Hardan to be held without bond as he faces charges of trying to provide support to the Islamic State group.
Al Hardan, who speaks Arabic and used an interpreter in court, said he lives in a Houston-area apartment, is married and has a child. He said he earns about $1,800 per month, but did not say his occupation.
He was the 80th person charged under federal law in an ISIS-related case since April 2013, and the first in 2016.
A criminal complaint unsealed Thursday accused 23-year-old Aws Mohammed Younis Al-Jayab, of Sacramento, Calif., of traveling to Syria to fight alongside terrorist organizations and lying to government investigators about it. He appeared in court Friday afternoon.
The court session lasted only six minutes, and Al-Jayab said nothing during the hearing.
He is due back in court on January 22nd for a preliminary examination and where he will hear formal charges….
In addition to writing that he was “eager to see blood,” Al-Jayab also claimed that he wanted to learn “long range shooting,” and that “God has facilitated” his travels, court documents show.
The documents did not indicate whether the two cases were connected. However, the affidavit says Al-Jayab communicated with an unnamed individual living in Texas in April 2013 to see if he could receive training in various weapons….