Muhammad Dakhlalla’s father is an imam in Mississippi. Has what he teaches been investigated? Why not? If he taught his son peaceful, benign Islam, why was that teaching unable to withstand the appeal of the supposedly twisted, hijacked Islam of the Islamic State?
“Mississippi man gets 8-years in prison for trying to join terrorist group,” Associated Press, August 24, 2016:
OXFORD, Miss. (August 24, 2016) — A Mississippi man who tried to travel to Syria with his fiancee to join the ISIS terrorist group was sentenced Wednesday to eight years in prison on federal terrorism charges.
U.S. District Judge Sharion Aycock sentenced Muhammad Dakhlalla after he pleaded guilty in March to one count of conspiring to provide material support to a terrorist organization. He was also sentenced to 15 years of probation.
Dakhlalla faced up to 20 years in prison, $250,000 in fines and lifetime probation.
His fiancee, Jaelyn Young, was sentenced earlier this month to 12 years in prison and 15 years’ probation, including mandatory mental health treatment….
More of the “jihad is mental illness” theme.