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Ahmed Abdulkadir Warsame

Charge Date: Thu Jun. 30, 2011
Charges:Criminal conspiracy, Explosives, Firearms violations, Material support for terrorists, Receiving terrorist training
Outcome:Case pending
Convictions: None
State:New York
Alleged Affiliation:Al Qaeda, al-Shabaab
Description:

In July 2011, the Obama administration flew Warsame, a Somali, to New York to confront charges that he had provided support to Al Qaeda and the Islamist insurgent group al-Shabaab. For two months before that, he had been held and interrogated on a US Navy ship in the Gulf region. He faces life in prison.

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