Feds arrest Saudi man who tried to kill former president, three soldiers once based Abu Ghraib

February 24, 2011 10:39

A Saudi man has been busted for allegedly buying chemicals and equipment to make a bomb and researching US targets, including the Dallas home of former President George W. Bush, federal officials said today.

New York Post


Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari, 20, a Saudi national and a legal resident of Texas, was arrested Wednesday and faces charges of attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction.

According to the affidavit filed in support of the criminal complaint, Aldawsari has been researching online how to construct a bomb with the use of several chemicals as ingredients.

He has also acquired most of the ingredients and equipment necessary to construct an IED and he has conducted online research of several potential US targets, the affidavit alleged.


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