Yet another convert to Islam gets the idea that his new religion commands him to commit treason and murder. Where do converts to Islam learn this? What kind of programs do U.S. mosques have in place to instruct converts properly in what Muslim leaders keep telling us is a religion of peace? Why are Muslims in the U.S. so signally failing to impart this peacefulness to so many converts?
“US Man Arrested for Trying to Join IS, Wage Jihad,” VOA News, November 7, 2016:
U.S. authorities have arrested a 20-year-old Ohio man for allegedly conspiring to join Islamic State militants.
Aaron Travis Daniels of Columbus faces a charge of attempting to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization.Daniels, also known as Harun Muhammad and Abu Yusef, was arrested as he tried to board a plane. Authorities said his ultimate destination was Libya.
According to the criminal complaint, Daniels sent $250 in January to “an ISIS operative” and had communicated his commitment to violent overseas jihad.
Investigators said there was no reason to believe Daniels was trying to recruit others.
The complaint alleges that Daniels set up email addresses and a social media account using aliases and expressed his interest in violent jihad and traveling overseas in various communications.
If convicted, Daniels could face up to 20 years in prison.