Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari Sentenced to Life in Prison for Texas Bomb Plot

Answering Muslims 14 November 2012

Why send Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari to prison? Wouldn't it be easier to open a Qur'an, show him all the peaceful teachings, and then let him spend the rest of his life serving his fellow man?

(Click here to see what the Qur'an really teaches.)

AMARILLO, Texas – A former Texas college student from Saudi Arabia was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday for trying to make a bomb for use in a religious attack, possibly targeting a former U.S. president.

Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari was sentenced in Amarillo, where jurors convicted him in June of attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction. Prosecutors say he had collected bomb-making material in his apartment and researched possible targets, including the Dallas home of former President George W. Bush. A handwritten journal found in his apartment included notes that he believed it was time for "jihad," a Muslim term for holy war.

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