by David Codrea
United States -(AmmoLand.com)- It’s the type of low-hanging fruit bust that gets sensational headlines, even if the actual level of threat deterred is uncertain at best. Khalil Abu-Rayyan, 22, is alleged to have been planning to shoot up a Detroit area church in support of the Islamic State.
‘It is my dream to behead someone,’ he told an undercover FBI agent via social media. He also spoke of his plans to shoot up a local megachurch and bragged he had an AK-47 with a 40-round magazine.
Rayyan was already on law enforcement’s radar for drug and gun charges following a speeding arrest last October. If allegations on the criminal complaint are pursued, he could also be prosecuted for lying on a Form 4473 about his drug use. Inexplicably, he “has not been charged with any terrorism crime.”
Whether he ever possessed the capability to be a credible threat is unknown. He comes off more like an idiot stoner, …Read the Rest