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Fort Dix 5 Convicted of Conspiracy

Muslim immigrants guilty of plotting to kill soldiers at NJ base

(Newser) - The five men charged in the Fort Dix terrorism case were convicted today of conspiracy to kill American soldiers, the Newark Star-Ledger reports. The Muslim immigrants from Albania, Jordan, and Turkey were investigated by FBI agents and informers over 15 months in 2006 and 2007. Hours of recordings documented their... More »

NJ Baker Pleads Guilty to Supplying Arms in Fort Dix Plot

Claims he was 'used' by others

(Newser) - One of the six men charged in the foiled terror attack on Fort Dix last spring pleaded guilty yesterday to conspiring to provide weapons to the other defendants, reports AP. New Jersey baker Agron Abdullahu, 25, supplied a pistol and semi-automatic rifle, but either declined to participate in the attack... More »

Fort Dix Plot Draws Out 'Lone-Wolf' Terrorists

With Al-Qaeda lying low, officials fear a new crop of home-grown jihadists

(Newser) - The foiled Fort Dix plot revealed the one thing U.S. intelligence agencies least wanted to see, report Michael Isikoff and Mark Hosenball: evidence of an emerging home-grown jihadist movement. The would-be terrorists were "lone-wolf" operators, who drew inspiration from online videos and instruction manuals rather than taking orders... More »

Fort Dix Terror Plot Foiled

(Newser) - Six alleged terrorists are under arrest after plotting an attack against New Jersey's Fort Dix Army Base. The men, Islamic radicals from Albania and the former Yugoslavia, had hatched a deadly (if decidedly low-tech) plan: storm the base with automatic weapons and execute as many soldiers as possible. More »

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