A National Guardsman and his cousin have been arrested for plotting to attack US soldiers on a base in Illinois. If it had gone according to plan, up to 150 people could have been killed.
Documents submitted to court by the prosecution record Hasan as saying:
“With the U.S., no matter how many you kill they will keep coming unless the soldiers and the American public no longer have the will to fight. If we can break their spirits we will win.”
He went on to express admiration for the attack on the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in January which killed 12 people and then five others in a related attack.
Hasan is allegedly recorded saying “Honestly we would love to do something like the brother in Paris did.”
This is not shocking to us. What is shocking it is MsM reporting it…
First this from the FBI website:
One Man Arrested While Attempting to Travel Abroad; Both Chicago-Area Men Spoke of Using Army Uniforms, Military Knowledge, and Access to Attack Illinois Military Installation
JUST last week, a U.S. Air Force veteran, Tairod Nathan Webster Pugh, was indicted on terrorism charges after allegedly plotting to travel to Syria to join ISIS. An Air Force veteran from New Jersey stood accused Tuesday of turning his back on his country. Tairod Nathan Webster Pugh, of Neptune, is accused of attempting to provide material support to ISIS and obstruction of justice. Pugh, 47, was taken into custody in Asbury Park, New Jersey, on Jan. 16.
Hasan Edmonds (left), a National Guard specialist, and his cousin, Jonas Edmonds are charged with a conspiracy in which Hasan would travel overseas to join ISIS, while Jonas would coordinate an attack on the National Guard facility where Hasan had trained. (Photos supplied to CBS)
A National Guardsman arrested for supporting the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, had allegedly planned an attack on a military post in Illinois, the Justice Department said Thursday.
Army National Guard Spc. Hasan Edmonds, 22, was arrested at Chicago Midway International Airport Wednesday night while he was attempting to fly to Cairo to allegedly join ISIS, the department said in a statement.
Members of the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force in Chicago also arrested Edmonds’ cousin, Jonas Edmonds, 29, a member of the Illinois Army National Guard, at his home in Aurora, Illinois.
“Throughout the course of this investigation, the defendants were closely and carefully monitored to ensure the safety of the public and our service men and women.” FBI Special Agent Robert Holley said in the statement.
Both men are U.S. citizens.
~ What a disgrace and dishonor that these converts were even in our military. right along with Bergdahl. WHAT is happening to our country Patriots? ~ JP