Man Accused of Joining ISIS Did Not Want to Be Suicide Bomber, Lawyer Says

Man Accused of Joining ISIS Did Not Want to Be Suicide Bomber, Lawyer SaysOnce in Iraq, he and others stayed in an ISIS safe-house in Raqqa, Syria, where they went through an ISIS “intake process.” According to the Justice Department, Khweis allegedly volunteered to be a suicide bomber. Khweis was contacting “ISIS-affiliated social media accounts to gain information and discuss his desire to travel to Syria,” and using social media platforms and programs “to securely and privately communicate with ISIL,” according to charging documents.

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