Fifteen years seems an incredible light sentence for a Jihadist who was involved with savage terrorist organizations such as Al Qaeda, which is actively at war with the USA, and Al Shabaab, which has carried out numerous deadly, vicious attacks on civilian targets in east Africa. Nevertheless, the sentence was the maximum allowable under the law; the judge did all that she could so…
US TERRORISM STATUTES NEED TO BE OVERHAULED.
A Kenyan man described by U.S. prosecutors as a fundraiser and recruiter for terrorist groups in Africa and the Middle East was sentenced Friday to 15 years in federal prison.
U.S. District Judge Ursula Ungaro imposed the maximum possible sentence on 27-year-old Mohamed Said. He pleaded guilty in May to charges of conspiring to support to Africa’s violent al-Shabaab organization and al-Qaida affiliates in Syria and elsewhere.