|Charge Date:||Thu Jun. 30, 2011|
|Charges:||Criminal conspiracy, Explosives, Firearms violations, Material support for terrorists, Receiving terrorist training|
|Alleged Affiliation:||Al Qaeda, al-Shabaab|
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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