In December, the Justice Department arrested and sentenced not only ISIL supporters, but international arms traffickers providing support to the FARC and members of the Ku Klux Klan targeting Muslims.
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After transferring money to an ISIL recruiter, a 20 year old man is arrested at the Columbus airport on his way to join ISIL in Libya.
Chelsea bomber Ahmad Khan Rahami was charged yesterday, and the Federal Defenders are now requesting presentment.
Rahami has been in custody (and in the hospital in Newark) for about two days at this point, and the public record reveals very little about the interrogation process thusfar. Against that backdrop, here are some of the important questions.
Police in New Jersey have located and arrested Ahmad Khan Rahami, the prime suspect in the Chelsea and New Jersey bombings. Now officials face an important—and potentially quite controversial—set of decisions regarding how to go about interrogating Rahami.
An eleventh co-conspirator is charged in Minnesota, and Jaelyn Delshaun Young’s husband is sentenced in the Northern District of Mississippi.
This week, the FBI arrested a 36-year-old transit police officer on charges of attempting to provide material support to ISIL. Meanwhile, earlier in the week and halfway across the country in a federal court in the Southern District of Ohio, 22 year-old Christopher Cornell pleaded guilty to trying to kill government employees.
Last Thursday in the Southern District of Florida, three men from Palm Beach County were charged via complaint with material support to terrorism. While the complaint follows a fairly routine narrative, the story of how the three came to be charged with material support is also fairly unique when considered in the context of recent complaints.
Last Friday, a federal district court in the Eastern District of Virginia sentenced Joseph Hassan Farrokh, a 29-year-old man from Woodbridge, Virginia, to 102 months in prison for attempting to provide material support to ISIL.