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|Charge Date:||Thu May. 26, 2011|
|Investigation Type(s):||Agent Provocateur, Informant, Sting|
|Charges:||Conspiracy to kill Americans, Killing Americans abroad, Material support for terrorists, Obtaining missiles to destroy airplanes, Weapons of mass destruction|
|Alleged Affiliation:||Al Qaeda|
Alwan, an Iraqi refugee, allegedly recruited Mohanad Hammadi, into what the government describes as a plot to provide material support to Iraqi insurgents. In conversations with an FBI informant, Alwan claimed to have attacked US troops in Iraq with IEDs. The informant supplied Alwan and Hammadi with rocket-propelled grenade launchers, sniper rifles, and explosives.
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