A Marine Corps reservist arrested for suspicious activity near the Pentagon last week has been charged in connection with a spate of shootings at military sites in the Washington, D.C., area last fall, federal officials said Thursday.
Yonathan Melaku videotaped himself shouting “allahu Akbar” after firing shots at the US Marine Corps museum and documents concerning bomb-making were found in his home…
Add ABC’s World News and the NBC Nightly News to James Taranto’s list of news outlets (“Losing His Religion: A Pentagon terror scare and a media taboo”) which refuse to identify Yonathan Melaku, who was caught in Arlington Cemetery with suspicious material and a notebook praising the Taliban, as a Muslim.
- US: Muslim carrying explosive device, arrested near the Pentagon (teaandpolitics.wordpress.com)
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- Officials: Man linked to D.C.-area shootings in 2010 (ctv.ca)
- Suspect in Pentagon Scare Linked to Military Building Shootings (creepingsharia.wordpress.com)