Tairod Nathan Webster Pugh, U.S. Air Force Veteran, Charged With Trying to Join ISIS

Tairod Nathan Webster Pugh, U.S. Air Force Veteran, Charged With Trying to Join ISIS
http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/tairod-nathan-webster-pugh-u-s-air-force-veteran-charged-n325101

A former U.S. Air Force mechanic has been charged with attempting to go to Syria to join ISIS, authorities said Tuesday. Tairod Nathan Webster Pugh was indicted Monday by a grand jury in Brooklyn on two charges, including attempting to provide material support to a terror organization.

The indictment said that Pugh was fired from a job in Kuwait as an airplane mechanic in December 2014. It said that he flew from Egypt to Turkey on January 10, in an effort to cross the border into Syria to join ISIS and wage violent jihad.

Turkish authorities denied him entry into the country, however, and sent him on a return flight to Egypt. He was deported from Egypt to the U.S. in January 15, after he was found carrying suspicious items, including a photograph of a machine gun.

Pugh was arrested on January 16, but the case has been sealed since that date.

Searches of his laptop revealed online queries about borders and crossing points controlled by the Islamic State, and videos showing ISIS executions. Posting on social media show Pugh repeatedly professed a desire never to return to the U.S., even though he has family — including children — in the country.

Pugh is a U.S. citizen whose last known address in the United States was in Neptune, New Jersey.

He served in the Air Force from 1986 to 1990 as an avionics instrument specialist, according to court documents. While in the Air Force, he reportedly received training in the installation and maintenance of aircraft engine, navigation, and weapons systems.

After leaving the Air Force, officials say, Pugh worked for a number of companies in the U.S. and Middle East as an avionics specialist and airplane mechanic.

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— Michael Kosnar and Daniel Arkin

First published March 17th 2015, 10:15 am

ISIS Has Its Own Style of ‘Feminism’

http://www.theepochtimes.com/n3/1261741-think-youve-heard-it-all-isis-has-its-own-brand-of-feminism/?sidebar=todaysheadline

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ISIS Fans

ISIS Has Its Own Style of ‘Feminism’ — And You Thought You’ve Heard it All

ISIS Fangirls

Here is another gread read from Toritto. I stole it, and he can’t have it back!

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A couple of days ago three “straight A” teenage girls, two 15 and a 16 year old, in the U.K. boarded a plane at Gatwick and headed off to Turkey, indicating that they were on their way to Syria to join ISIS.

This has set off a round of breast beating among British liberals. How could this happen? Who is to blame?

Meanwhile British anti-terrorist squads and Turkish police are combing the Syrian border areas trying to save the young darlings.

All three girls left their homes at 8am on February 17 and met at Gatwick Airport, where they boarded a Turkish Airlines flight to Istanbul.

Nice. ISIS fan girls.

We can always blame Twitter.  One of the girls had over 90 Twitter connections with terrorist groups.  Twitter helped these girls connect with other gleeful fans of snuff-video beheading, cage-burning and the hobby sport of hurling gay men to their…

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