Americans Arrested for Plotting Violence Abroad

Federal agents arrested seven men in North Carolina on Monday and charged them with plotting to wage “violent jihad” outside the United States, according to an indictment unsealed in federal court in Raleigh, N.C. …The government charged Daniel Boyd, a 39-year-old American who traveled to Afghanistan two decades ago to fight the Soviets, with recruiting six young men, including two of his sons, to take part in a conspiracy “to advance violent jihad, including supporting and participating in terrorist activities abroad and committing acts of murder, kidnapping or maiming persons abroad.”

Quite apart from the fact that I will believe the evidence when I see it (or lack thereof)… So if a person is going to commit violence abroad they are to be arrested, yet I doubt all the world’s militaries are worrying about incarceration. These chumps mistake (if the Feds are to be believed…*cough*) … is not doing the war crimes in the correct uniform, US or UK fatigues and they’re heroes! Drop the ‘Jihad’ call it a ‘Surge’ and bingo! Homecoming parades and a lifetime of creeping PTSD you are not encouraged to get treated for until you whack your partner and then maybe your jail might have a psych program that hasn’t been cut. Glory!

10 Responses to “Americans Arrested for Plotting Violence Abroad”

  1. otto Says:

    mmmmmmmmmmmmm

    surge

    mmmmmmmmmmmmm

    sounds so…..so…..thrusting

    mmmmmmmmmmmmm

    must be good to…….

    ……surge.

    mmmmmmmmmmmmm

  2. RickB Says:

    And how nice of the entire media to use the administration’s terminology (because y’know reinforcements sounds so…we are losing-ish), admittedly not as galling as calling torture ‘interrogation’.

  3. otto Says:

    geddit right, dumbo….that’s ‘enhanced interrogation’.

  4. RickB Says:

    Not ‘Freedom Tickling’?

  5. otto Says:

    ‘sensory induced persuasion’?

  6. libhomo Says:

    You make an excellent point about sanctioned vs unsanctioned violence.

  7. RickB Says:

    I couldn’t help it, it was staring me in the face!

    Otto- pain induced myths to aid the war narrative!

  8. otto Says:

    heterodox debriefment

  9. RickB Says:

    Data Capture

    Now we’re in CIA memo speak.

  10. otto Says:

    LOL…you win, that’s the best one.


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