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US couple had terror hit list: court documents
(AFP) via GOOGLE.com ^ | July 21, 2010, 2 hours ago | n/a

Posted on 07/21/2010 5:06:21 PM PDT by Cindy

SNIPPET: "WASHINGTON — A US man has been charged after he compiled a hit list of 15 people he believed had harmed Muslim civilians and deserved to die, court documents showed Wednesday.

Paul Rockwood and his wife Nadia were charged with lying to federal investigators about the compilation and content of the list, which Nadia Rockwood delivered to an unnamed individual in April at her husband's request."

SNIPPET: "According to plea agreement documents obtained by AFP Wednesday, Paul Rockwood converted to Islam around late 2001 and soon "became a strict adherent to the violent jihad-promoting ideology of cleric Anwar al-Awlaki."

SNIPPET: "Rockwood began researching explosive devices, and by late 2009 was discussing "committing acts of domestic terrorism, including... the use of mail bombs and the possibility of killing targets by gunshot to the head."

By early 2010, Rockwood "formalized" a list of some 15 specific targets, which may have included US soldiers. The list has not been released.

Nadia Rockwood was aware of her husband's radicalization, the documents said.

Both husband and wife subsequently lied to investigators about the content of the list, which was obtained by the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Joint Terrorism Task Force."

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1 posted on 07/21/2010 5:06:25 PM PDT by Cindy
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Photos and another article:

http://www.adn.com/2010/07/21/1375801/couple-to-plead-guilty-to-terrorism.html

http://media.adn.com/smedia/2010/07/21/15/terrorhm.highlight.prod_affiliate.7.jpg


2 posted on 07/21/2010 5:07:10 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: Cindy

These people are this country’s enemies. And Americans should never forget that fact. They are the equivalent of spies and saboteurs.


3 posted on 07/21/2010 5:10:31 PM PDT by popdonnelly (Democrats = authoritarian socialists)
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To: Cindy

Hmmm. Wonder if my name is on the list.


4 posted on 07/21/2010 5:11:31 PM PDT by MountainDad (Support your local Militia)
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To: Cindy

Sheesh. The guy is an average white guy weather technician who works for the US government in a place called King Salmon, Alaska. And then he becomes a Muslim (why?), along with his probably Russian-descended British wife and they turn into homicidal maniacs. Gads, you’ve got to hand it to Mohammed...he’s been an evil death machine for 1400 years.


5 posted on 07/21/2010 5:11:56 PM PDT by livius
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To: Cindy

I keep trying to get on their lists.....who made it?


6 posted on 07/21/2010 5:14:33 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie (Always refer to the Libs' new group as"ONE NATION, UNDER G-D!" That'll drive 'em nuts!)
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To: Cindy

7 posted on 07/21/2010 5:15:53 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie (Always refer to the Libs' new group as"ONE NATION, UNDER G-D!" That'll drive 'em nuts!)
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To: Uncle Miltie

Yep.


8 posted on 07/21/2010 5:25:18 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: abu afak

Ping.


9 posted on 07/21/2010 5:28:12 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: piasa

ping


10 posted on 07/21/2010 5:28:57 PM PDT by Cindy
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http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2010/07/21/1575339/alaska-couple-to-plead-guilty.html

“AK couple pleads guilty to lying about hit list”

By MARY PEMBERTON
Associated Press Writer
Posted: Wednesday, Jul. 21, 2010
ANCHORAGE, Alaska

SNIPPET: “His wife, who is five months pregnant, would get five years probation in the United Kingdom, her country of origin.”

SNIPPET: “Prosecutors alleged that Paul Rockwood, also known as “Bilal,” converted to Islam about a decade ago and began studying the teachings of American-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, who has professed hatred for the United States and supports acts of terrorism.”


11 posted on 07/21/2010 5:31:58 PM PDT by Cindy
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http://www.freerepublic.com/tag/alawlaki/index

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http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2554068/posts

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Quote:

July 16, 2010
TG-779

Treasury Designates Anwar Al-Aulaqi,
Key Leader of Al-Qa’ida in the Arabian Peninsula

Treasury Targets al-Qa’ida Leader with Ties to Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of the Treasury today designated Anwar al-Aulaqi, a key leader for al-Qa’ida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), a Yemen-based terrorist group. Aulaqi was designated pursuant to Executive Order 13224 for supporting acts of terrorism and for acting for or on behalf of AQAP. Since its inception in January 2009, AQAP has claimed responsibility for numerous terrorist attacks against Saudi, Korean, Yemeni and U.S. targets. Executive Order 13224 freezes any assets Aulaqi has under U.S. jurisdiction and prohibits U.S. persons from engaging in any transactions with him.

“Anwar al-Aulaqi has proven that he is extraordinarily dangerous, committed to carrying out deadly attacks on Americans and others worldwide,” said Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence Stuart Levey. “He has involved himself in every aspect of the supply chain of terrorism — fundraising for terrorist groups, recruiting and training operatives, and planning and ordering attacks on innocents.”

Aulaqi has pledged an oath of loyalty to AQAP emir, Nasir al-Wahishi, and plays a major role in setting the strategic direction for AQAP. Aulaqi has also recruited individuals to join AQAP, facilitated training at camps in Yemen in support of acts of terrorism, and helped focus AQAP’s attention on planning attacks on U.S. interests.

Since late 2009, Aulaqi has taken on an increasingly operational role in the group, including preparing Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, who attempted to detonate an explosive device aboard a Northwest Airlines flight from Amsterdam to Detroit on Christmas Day 2009, for his operation. In November 2009, while in Yemen, Abdulmutallab swore allegiance to the emir of AQAP and shortly thereafter received instructions from Aulaqi to detonate an explosive device aboard a U.S. airplane over U.S. airspace. After receiving this direction from Aulaqi, Abdulmutallab obtained the explosive device he used in the attempted Christmas Day attack.

Aulaqi was imprisoned in Yemen in 2006 on charges of kidnapping for ransom and being involved in an al-Qa’ida plot to kidnap a U.S. official but was released from jail in December 2007 and subsequently went into hiding in Yemen.

“Aulaqi has sought to encourage his supporters to provide money for terrorist causes. Those who provide material support to Aulaqi or AQAP violate sanctions and expose themselves to serious consequences,” continued Levey.

Today’s action supports the international effort to degrade AQAP’s capabilities to execute violent attacks and to disrupt, dismantle, and defeat its financial and support networks. The U.S. Government will continue to work with allies to identify and take action against persons acting for or on behalf of, or providing financial and other prohibited support to, Aulaqi and AQAP.

Identifying Information

Individual:
Anwar al-Aulaqi
AKA:
Anwar al-Awlaki
AKA:
Anwar al-Awlaqi
AKA:
Anwar Nasser Aulaqi
AKA:
Anwar Nasser Abdulla Aulaqi
AKA:
Anwar Nasswer Aulaqi
DOB:
April 21, 1971
Alternate DOB:
April 22, 1971
POB:
Las Cruces, New Mexico
Citizenship:
United States
Citizenship:
Yemen
Location:
Shabwah Governorate, Yemen

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http://www.treas.gov/press/releases/tg779.htm


12 posted on 07/21/2010 5:35:25 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: Cindy

Are you paying attention, Mayor Bloomberg? Or is it just Sarah Palin that gets you mad?


13 posted on 07/21/2010 5:36:08 PM PDT by ReneeLynn (Socialism is SO yesterday. Fascism, it*s the new black. Mmm Mmm Mmm.)
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ADDING to post no. 12:

ON THE INTERNET:

http://www.freerepublic.com/tag/aqap/index

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Note: The following text is a quote:

http://www.treas.gov/offices/enforcement/ofac/actions/20100716.shtml

Office of Foreign Assets Control
RECENT OFAC ACTIONS

07/16/2010

The following individuals have been added to OFAC’s SDN list:

AL-AULAQI, Anwar (a.k.a. AL-AWLAKI, Anwar; a.k.a. AL-AWLAQI, Anwar; a.k.a. AULAQI, Anwar Nasser; a.k.a. AULAQI, Anwar Nasser Abdulla; a.k.a. AULAQI, Anwar Nasswer); DOB 21 Apr 1971; alt. DOB 22 Apr 1971; POB Las Cruces, New Mexico; citizen United States; alt. citizen Yemen (individual) [SDGT]


14 posted on 07/21/2010 5:42:30 PM PDT by Cindy
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http://www.investigativeproject.org/topics/34/homegrown-terror

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http://www.investigativeproject.org/2072/prosecutions-show-awlakis-continuing-influence-in

“Prosecutions Show Awlaki’s Continuing Influence in the United States”

IPT News
July 21, 2010

SNIPPET: “Paul Rockwood of King Salmon, Alaska and Zachary Adam Chesser of Fairfax, Virginia, could not have been more different—they lived on opposite sides of the United States and were of different generations, but they shared a common thread—they had both been radicalized by Anwar al-Awlaki. And now they are in the custody of federal authorities for ties to international terrorism.”

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Documents:

http://www.investigativeproject.org/documents/case_docs/1348.pdf

http://www.investigativeproject.org/documents/case_docs/1346.pdf


15 posted on 07/21/2010 5:50:44 PM PDT by Cindy
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ADDING 1 more Document link to post no. 15:

http://www.investigativeproject.org/documents/case_docs/1345.pdf


16 posted on 07/21/2010 5:54:26 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: MountainDad

Apparently you would know if your name was on the list.

According to one of the articles I read; the individuals named were contacted.

Anyway, the global jihad is just that global —24/7 and that’s probably the more important thing to understand.


17 posted on 07/21/2010 6:26:03 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: Uncle Miltie

Smiling at you... don’t try.

They list whatever irritates them that day...kind of like toddlers with diaper rash.


18 posted on 07/21/2010 6:28:02 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: livius

Mohammed has provided more warped, psychopathic minds a readymade identity and stance against an “unjust world”, as anyone since the early Communists, up to and through Joe Stalin.


19 posted on 07/21/2010 6:44:49 PM PDT by supremedoctrine ("Every election is like an advance auction sale of stolen goods"--H.L.Mencken)
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To: AdmSmith; Arthur Wildfire! March; Berosus; bigheadfred; blueyon; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; ...
meanwhile:
20 posted on 07/21/2010 6:48:57 PM PDT by SunkenCiv ("Fools learn from experience. I prefer to learn from the experience of others." -- Otto von Bismarck)
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That’s true. And at least the people who had to live under Stalin, those who survived, at least, have grown out of Communism and rejected it. There’s no chance with Islam. It kills individuals and societies.


21 posted on 07/21/2010 6:50:12 PM PDT by livius
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http://internet-haganah.com/harchives/006918.html

21 July 2010
“USA BEGINS TO MOVE AGAINST REVOLUTION MUSLIM”

SNIPPET: “It’s a safe bet there are additional indictments either being prepared or waiting patiently to be unsealed.”


22 posted on 07/21/2010 6:53:07 PM PDT by Cindy
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***Anyway, the global jihad is just that global —24/7 and that’s probably the more important thing to understand.***

Oh, believe me, I know. My kid's been on 3 Iraq tours, and been through 4 IED/EFP's and is slated to go to Afganistan. I've studied our enemy well.

Islam is a death cult.

23 posted on 07/21/2010 6:58:05 PM PDT by MountainDad (Support your local Militia)
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To: MountainDad

God bless your family and thank your son for his service.


24 posted on 07/21/2010 6:59:28 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: Cindy
Thank you.....and I will.

They always appreciate those words!

25 posted on 07/21/2010 7:04:26 PM PDT by MountainDad (Support your local Militia)
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To: MountainDad

Yes, our troops are the best — always.


26 posted on 07/21/2010 7:06:21 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: livius
And then he becomes a Muslim (why?), along with his probably Russian-descended British wife and they turn into homicidal maniacs.

And then he becomes a ..... (why?), along ..... wife and they turn into homicidal maniacs.

Isn't that the beginning of so many horror movies of the Zombie, variant germ strain, devil/alien possession, type.

And when you think about it, isn't Islam like those sci-fi movies where the future is seen as being rigidity authoritarian where everyone has to think alike and dress in a prescribed manner and perform similar rituals.

27 posted on 07/21/2010 7:14:58 PM PDT by HearMe
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To: ReneeLynn

Sarah Palin gives him a woodies.


28 posted on 07/21/2010 7:15:54 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (demonicRATS... taxes, pain and slow death. Is this what you want?)
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http://www.ktva.com/ci_15569709

“Alaskan Builds Terror Hit List; Pleads Guilty”
Carolyn Kuckertz
CREATED: 07/21/2010 06:16:54 PM PDT

SNIPPET: “CBS 11 News has obtained a newsletter sent out by the National Weather Service, welcoming Rockwood as a Meteorological Technician at the Weather Service Office in King Salmon in 2006. The newsletter claimed Rockwood was moving to Alaska from Bangor, Maine.”

SNIPPET: “In May, FBI investigators interviewed Rockwood and showed him a copy of the list. They say that’s when he denied creating the list and lied about the purpose of the list.”

SNIPPET: “The court still has to agree with the sentence, and Rockwood’s sentencing is set for August 23rd.”

SNIPPET: “Nadia’s sentencing is set for August 23rd as well.”


29 posted on 07/22/2010 4:04:01 AM PDT by Cindy
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He was an ex-Navy weather guy and was hired by National Weather service about 5 years ago.

He always had his Koran at his desk and he was learning Arabic via Roseta Stone while at work. He aid he was going to move to Egypt to live. He hated Bush and was a 9/11 truther. He was also a big BIG fan of Ron Paul

Politically he was all over the place. He was a libertarian and very opinionated.

I tended to stay upstairs in my office when he was working. With the other forecasters I stayed downstairs and visited but for some reason I didn’t like being around him

He was a nice enough guy but his anti-Bush BS tended to turn me off. Had I known this guy was a terrorist wannabe I would have went to work armed (which probably would have eventually gotten me fired or jailed)

He medically retired in April and I attempted to get his job but it didn’t work that way. Now I wonder if he really had a medical problem or if he just had to get out of Dodge


30 posted on 07/22/2010 8:30:09 AM PDT by hattend (Like a termite to wood, Obama only wants to destroy - Mark Levin)
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To: hattend

That’s interesting.

Thanks hattend for your post.


31 posted on 07/22/2010 1:34:29 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: hattend

Thanks hattend


32 posted on 07/24/2010 11:51:42 PM PDT by Steve Van Doorn (*in my best Eric cartman voice* 'I love you guys')
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To: hattend

Islam IS a mental disorder.

And he will be a wild man; his hand will be against every man, and every man’s hand against him; and he shall dwell in the presence of all his brethren.


33 posted on 07/26/2010 2:12:26 PM PDT by RachelFaith (2010 is going to be a 100 seat Tsunami - Unless the GOP Senate ruins it all...)
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interesting...
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2556803/posts?page=30#30


34 posted on 07/26/2010 6:11:54 PM PDT by SunkenCiv ("Fools learn from experience. I prefer to learn from the experience of others." -- Otto von Bismarck)
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http://www.investigativeproject.org/documents/case_docs/1362.pdf

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http://www.investigativeproject.org/blog/2010/08/alaskan-based-terrorist-had-20-person-hit-list

For The Record - The IPT Blog

“Alaskan-based Terrorist had 20-Person Hit List”
by IPT News
Aug 18, 2010 at 6:32 pm

SNIPPET: “Having been radicalized by Awlaki, and believing it was his responsibility to kill on behalf of the “ummah,” Rockwood spent months compiling a list of targets who they believed had desecrated Islam. The list included a publishing company executive, a media personality, seven members of the military, seven unidentified individuals, two religious organizations, and two publishing companies.

Prosecutors believe it was more than just talk. Explaining the severity of the plot, court records show that:

“plans were well beyond the internet researching stage and had been in place for more than four years. While in Alaska, Rockwood researched and discussed methods of execution, often at great length and in significant detail, components for mail bombs were purchased, the targets had been selected and a loose operational time line was established.”

Having pled guilty, the couple faces sentencing next week. Paul Rockwood is expected to be imprisoned for eight years while his wife will receive probation.”


35 posted on 08/19/2010 3:17:00 AM PDT by Cindy
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August 24, 2010

NOTE The following text is a quote:

http://anchorage.fbi.gov/dojpressrel/pressrel10/ak082410.htm

Alaska Man Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison for Making False Statements in Domestic Terrorism Investigation
Spouse Pleads Guilty, Sentenced for Making False Statements

ANCHORAGE, AK—United States Attorney Attorney Karen L. Loeffler and FBI Special Agent in Charge Kevin Fryslie announced that Paul Gene Rockwood, Jr., a former King Salmon, Alaska resident, was sentenced today to eight years’ imprisonment in United States District Court for making false statements to the FBI in a domestic terrorism investigation. Rockwood’s spouse, Nadia Piroska Maria Rockwood, was also sentenced today for making false statements to the FBI in connection with the investigation of her husband.

Chief United States District Court Judge Ralph R. Beistline imposed the eight-year sentence, pursuant to a plea agreement, entered into by the parties on July 21, 2010.

Also today, Nadia Piroska Maria Rockwood, 36, the spouse of Paul Rockwood, was sentenced for her felony conviction for willfully making false statements to the FBI. Under the terms of her plea agreement, Nadia Rockwood agreed to a sentence of five years of probation which was imposed by the court at sentencing.

According to the plea agreements and other documents filed with the court, Paul Rockwood converted to Islam in late 2001, or early 2002, while living in Virginia, and later became a strict adherent to the violent jihad-promoting ideology of cleric Anwar Al-Awlaki. Paul Rockwood held a personal conviction that it was his religious responsibility to exact revenge by death on anyone who desecrated Islam and, while residing in Virginia, he began researching possible targets for execution.

According to the filed documents, after he moved to King Salmon in 2006, Paul Rockwood continued his adherence to Al-Awlaki’s ideology and began researching the method and means to exact revenge on his intended targets, which included U.S. service members. Among other topics, he researched explosives and remote triggering devices. In 2009, he began sharing his ideas about committing acts of domestic terrorism with others, including the possibility of using mail bombs or killing targets by gunshot to the head. By early 2010, he formalized his list to include 15 specific targets, all outside the state of Alaska.

In April 2010, Paul Rockwood gave his written target list to his wife, Nadia, who, knowing of its purpose, carried the list with her on a trip to Anchorage. The FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) subsequently obtained the target list. On May 19, 2010, JTTF agents questioned Paul Rockwood and provided him a copy of the target list. In response to agents’ questions, Rockwood made false statements, denying he had created such a list, denying the purpose of the list and denying ever having such a list.

JTTF agents also questioned Nadia Rockwood on May 19, 2010, about transporting the target list authored by her husband to another person. In response, Nadia Rockwood made false statements, including deceptively claiming that she had delivered a book or a common letter to another person, among other deceptive explanations.

This investigation was conducted by the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force in Anchorage. The prosecution was handled by Assistant U.S. Attorneys Steven E. Skrocki and Bryan D. Schroder, of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Alaska, and Trial Attorney Paul Ahern, of the Counterterrorism Section in the Justice Department’s National Security Division.


36 posted on 08/26/2010 3:47:24 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: livius
Sheesh. The guy is an average white guy weather technician who works for the US government in a place called King Salmon, Alaska. And then he becomes a Muslim (why?),

Well, Texas has a congressman, who while not has yet become a mooseslime, has defiantly become an anti-American mooseslime terrorist supporter.
37 posted on 08/27/2010 2:31:56 PM PDT by John D
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Well, Texas has a congressman, who while not has yet become a mooseslime, has defiantly become an anti-American mooseslime terrorist supporter.

And he is AGAIN thinking about running for president.
38 posted on 08/27/2010 2:36:50 PM PDT by John D
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yep, ths is the one!


39 posted on 06/18/2011 5:50:49 AM PDT by RaceBannon (Ron Paul is to the Constitution what Fred Phelps is to the Bible.)
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To: RaceBannon

Ok.


40 posted on 06/18/2011 3:39:10 PM PDT by Cindy
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SNIPPET: “Paul Rockwood of King Salmon, Alaska and Zachary Adam Chesser of Fairfax, Virginia, could not have been more different—they lived on opposite sides of the United States and were of different generations, but they shared a common thread—they had both been radicalized by Anwar al-Awlaki. And now they are in the custody of federal authorities for ties to international terrorism.” ---“Prosecutions Show Awlaki’s Continuing Influence in the United States” IPT News July 21, 2010

Update: Al Aulaqi has been killed.

41 posted on 09/30/2011 7:51:55 AM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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NOTE The following text (including photo caption) is a quote:

www.fbi.gov/news/stories/2012/november/in-alaska-a-domestic-terrorist-with-a-deadly-plan/in-alaska-a-domestic-terrorist-with-a-deadly-plan

Paul Rockwood, seen here in a surveillance image, lived in the small fishing village of King Salmon. He had begun compiling a list of targets in the U.S. military he might assassinate in the name of jihad.

North to Alaska
Part 3: A Domestic Terrorist With a Deadly Plan

11/09/12

By the time he moved to Alaska in 2006, Paul Rockwood, Jr. was an ardent follower of the American-born radical cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, who he met at a Virginia mosque in late 2001.

Shortly after he settled with his family in the small fishing village of King Salmon to work for the National Weather Service, our agents in Anchorage were aware that Rockwood had begun compiling a list of targets in the U.S. military he might assassinate in the name of jihad.

“If you were wearing a U.S. military uniform,” said Special Agent Doug Klein, who worked the case from Anchorage, “as far as Rockwood was concerned, you were a target.”

A military veteran himself, Rockwood believed it was his religious duty to kill those who desecrated Islam. In 2009, he began sharing his deadly plans with an individual he thought held similar views. But that person was actually an undercover operative employed by our Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) in Anchorage.

For a time, JTTF personnel wondered how determined Rockwood was about his plans. “But one day when he was with our undercover in Anchorage he identified the building of a cleared defense contractor and said, ‘This is the kind of building I want to blow up,’ ” Klein said. “That’s when we knew he was a serious threat.”

Keeping track of Rockwood was difficult, however, because King Salmon is some 300 miles from Anchorage and only accessible by airplane. And with only a few hundred residents, outsiders would be immediately spotted, so attempts at surveillance were impractical. “We couldn’t use 90 percent of the traditional investigative techniques we use in the Lower 48,” Klein explained.

In addition, small, regional airlines in Alaska are not regulated by the Transportation Security Administration, so anyone can fly with weapons. On Rockwood’s frequent trips from King Salmon to Anchorage, Klein said, “he could have had a gun or a bomb and we never would have known.”

During those Anchorage visits, Rockwood met the undercover operative and discussed buying electronics and downloading schematics of cell phones to make bomb detonators. At one meeting, he said he was getting ready to relocate to the mainland and had plans to steal a cache of explosives in Boston—where he grew up—that would help him go operational.

By early 2010, Rockwood had formalized his hit list to include 15 specific targets—all outside Alaska—and he gave the list to his wife, Nadia, who was aware of his intentions.

Even with no overt acts of terrorism to charge him with, it was decided that for the sake of public safety, Rockwood and his wife could not be allowed to leave Alaska. In May 2010, JTTF agents questioned Rockwood and his wife as they attempted to fly out of Anchorage. Both denied any involvement with a hit list or terrorist plot.

The couple was charged with making false statements to the FBI in a domestic terrorism investigation, and in July, Rockwood was found guilty and sentenced to eight years in prison—the maximum sentence under the law. His wife was also found guilty and received five years of probation.

“We can never be sure if he would have acted,” Klein said, “but Rockwood was clearly a threat, not only to the individuals on his list but to the entire community.”

Next: The shot that pierced the Alaska pipeline.

Resources:
- Press release


42 posted on 11/09/2012 4:42:05 PM PST by Cindy
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