WARARKA BARAAWEPOST Saturday 7 august 2010
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Holder says the charges reflect a disturbing trend that leaders in Muslim communities in the United States are try to help law enforcement agencies address.
Most of the people are
The officials spoke on condition of anonymity in the investigation which is culminating in several indictments.
The charges in
Two indictments unsealed in
Roughly 20 men — all but one of Somali descent — left
The federal government designated al-Shabab a foreign terrorist organization in March 2008, and said it has ties to al-Qaida.
In another case unrelated to Thursday's developments, a 26-year-old Chicago man who told an FBI informant that he didn't expect to reach the age of 30 was charged with plotting to go to Somalia to become a suicide bomber for al-Qaida and al-Shabab.
During a brief hearing Wednesday, prosecutors told a judge that the