Naser Jason Abdo

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10:52 am
Fri August 10, 2012

Ft. Campbell Soldier Gets Multiple Life Sentences for Texas Bomb Plot

Naser Jason Abdo

A federal judge Friday morning sentenced Ft. Campbell Pfc. Naser Jason Abdo to two consecutive life sentences, plus 60 years in prison for plotting to bomb and shoot Fort Hood soldiers in 2011. Abdo, who represented himself at the sentencing hearing after dismissing his court-appointed lawyers last month, told U.S. District Judge Walter Smith that he remains committed to “jihad,” an Arabic word meaning struggle, that in some Islamic contexts can mean holy war.

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10:19 am
Fri August 10, 2012

Kentucky Soldier Accused of Terrorism Could be Sentenced Friday

An AWOL Kentucky soldier convicted of planning to blow up a restaurant full of Fort Hood troops has been sentenced to life in prison by a federal judge in Texas.

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Regional
7:54 am
Thu August 9, 2012

Judge to Sentence AWOL Kentucky Solider Who Plotted Attack

An AWOL soldier convicted of planning a massive attack on a restaurant full of Fort Hood soldiers as part of his religious mission faces up to life in prison when he is sentenced in Texas federal court.

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Regional
1:56 pm
Thu July 12, 2012

Ft. Campbell Soldier Facing Terrorism Charges to Serve as Own Lawyer

An AWOL Ft. Campbell soldier convicted of planning to blow up a restaurant full of Texas soldiers will represent himself when he’s sentenced next month. Army Pfc. Naser Jason Abdo told U.S. District Judge Walter Smith during a Thursday hearing in Waco, Texas, that he and his attorneys weren’t communicating effectively.

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