Brace yourselves, because it's been a busy couple of weeks for terrorists, law enforcement, and prosecutors.
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We haven’t seen a counterterrorism arrest out of the Washington, DC area in almost two months—not since a WMTA police officer was arrested in early August. But the Justice Department broke the dry spell earlier this week when they announced the arrest of 24-year-old Nelash Mohamed Das.
Yesterday in the Central District of California, Muhanad Badawi and Nader Elhuzayel—two men from Anaheim—were convicted by a federal jury of conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic State. According to the complaint, Elhuzayel re-tweeted Elton Simpson's final tweet, praising Simpson after he was killed during an attack on a conference in Garland, Texas.