Skip to comments.FBI: Aurora teen arrested before heading to Syria to join ‘jihadist militant’ group
Posted on 04/20/2013 3:33:19 PM PDT by EBH
An 18-year-old Aurora man was arrested Friday night before he tried making his way to Syria to join a jihadist militant group, federal authorities said.
Abdella Ahmad Tounisi was taken into custody without incident late Friday at OHare Airport by members of the Chicago FBIs Joint Terrorism Task Force as he attempted to board a flight destined for Istanbul, Turkey, according to the FBIs Chicago office.
Tounisi, a U.S. citizen, appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Daniel G. Martin Saturday for allegedly attempting to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization. He appeared on Saturday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Tounisi, who is reportedly friends with another suburban man charged with trying to bomb a Chicago bar, was ordered held in custody until his next court appearance, on April 23.
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So a U.S. citizen cannot leave the country because the governmnent is convinced he will supply himself as a weapon of war? How in h*ll is that proved? Somebody’s grandstanding. Oh wait, its Chicago, home of His Excellency.
Obama is creating jobs...for the bad guys!!! WTFrick
computer communication, cell phone, skype, plane tickets, asscociations...
come on commrade get with the game being played.
Yep. Amish name - again.
If he`da just signed on for a Mediterranean Carnival cruise to Turkey, it wouldna raised this kinda stink.
Dumbo’s son’s again.
If you take the “i” off the end of the last name........
Looky whatcha get!
And yet all these Islamic immigrants are called “homegrown” terrorists by Fox News.
Sorry, we didn’t grow a single one of these raghead bastards.
WOW these cockroaches are coming out of the woodwork aren’t they..If Obama had an Arab son...
Should’ve ex-filtrated the southern border. Maybe it’s harder than going North?
Our approach to addressing this problem isn’t helped by using insulting terms such as “ragheads”. Likely you missed the memo. The headwear of our opponents is not the result of a meticulously folded towel or rag. In fact a small sheet of cloth is used. The memo directed us to use a different less insulting phrase when describing the persons wearing it. “Little sheet heads” is the approved and advocated term of referrence.
He was stopped from leaving the country due to his documented attempts to join an international terrorist organization. That is against our laws.
It appears from the article, the government does have numerous legally obtained evidence to offer as “reasonable proof”.
So yes, a US citizen can and will be stopped from leaving the country, if a judge is convinced by a preponderance of legally obtained evidence, and a judge determines it is legal to detain him/her, because a formal accusation of his/her intent to commit illegal acts on foreign soil is within the bounds of reasonable.
What aspect of this case do you have a problem with?
Let him go there just not return!
He might just make a mistake learning suicide bombing!
Or being American with out a head!
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