“Taheb planned to conduct a terrorist attack on the White House as part of what he claimed was his obligation to engage in jihad.”
Doubtless Hamas-linked CAIR and other American Muslim groups are even as we speak explaining to Hasher Taheb that jihad is nothing more than dropping the kids off at school and blowing milk bubbles through a straw.
“Foiled Jihadist Pleads Guilty For Plotting To Blow Up White House With Anti-Tank Weapon,” by Andrew Kerr, Daily Caller, April 1, 2020:
A Georgia man who told an undercover FBI agent that he planned to wage “jihad” by attacking the White House with explosives pleaded guilty on Wednesday to a charge of attempting to destroy a building owned by the United States.
Hasher Jallal Taheb, 23, had also planned to target the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial and a synagogue prior to his arrest in January 2019, according to the Department of Justice.
“Taheb planned to conduct a terrorist attack on the White House as part of what he claimed was his obligation to engage in jihad,” Assistant Attorney General for National Security John C. Demers said Wednesday. “And that was just one of the iconic American landmarks he wanted to target.”
Taheb and the government agreed that he should receive a 15-year prison sentence, the Department of Justice said.
The would-be jihadist told an undercover FBI agent in October 2018 that he would lead a “martyrdom operation” at the White House, according to an FBI affidavit.
Two months later, in December, Taheb requested the undercover agent to obtain an arsenal of explosive devices and semiautomatic weapons, including a shoulder-fired anti-tank weapon, which he said he would use to blow a hole in the White House so they could “go in and take down as many (people) as they possibly could,” The New York Times reported….
Article posted with permission from Robert Spencer
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