How the FBI says a plot was hatched — and thwarted

According to court papers, Alexandria resident Amine El Khalifi thought he was carrying out an al-Qaeda mission when he marched toward the Capitol on Friday.He had been meeting with “Hussien,” who he thought was an al-Qaeda operative, and an undercover officer he knew as “Yusuf,” to plan the attack. Read related article.

How a plot was hatched — and thwarted
Source: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. The Washington Post. Published on February 17, 2012, 9:20 p.m.
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