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Oregon Terror Suspect Sought 'Jihad' for Years

Mohamed Osman Mohamud: 'Since I was 15 I thought about all this'

(Newser) - FBI agents used another sting operation to foil a terror plot in Portland yesterday, as they did in Virginia recently. Steve Duin of the Oregonian is "incredibly thankful" to the FBI that all ended well, but adds this caveat: "It's still unclear how close Mohamed Osman Mohamud would... More »

FBI: Muslims Turned In DC Bomb Plotter

Agents ensnared suburban man by luring him into fake terror plot

(Newser) - The Virginia man charged with planning a terror attack on Washington DC’s Metro system was brought to the attention of authorities when members of the Muslim community reported that he had been trying to join a terrorist group, according to an FBI source. Farooque Ahmed—a suburban father with... More »

Feds Suspect Plot to Attack DC Subway

Suspect nabbed in undercover sting

(Newser) - Federal authorities believe they’ve sniffed out a plot to attack Washington DC’s Metro system, sources tell the Washington Post . The plot, which is still under investigation, was in its early stages and never endangered the public, they say. The investigation centers around a Pakistani-born naturalized US citizen named... More »

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