US v. Christopher Paul
Columbus, OH

Al Qaeda

[SDOH] A member of Al Qaeda Christopher Paul (a.k.a. Paul Kenyatta Laws) traveled overseas to fight with mujahideen in Afghanistan in the early 1990s. After fighting in Afghanistan he returned to the United States and instructed individuals in martial arts at a mosque in Columbus, Ohio. In June 2008 he pled guilty to conspiring to use weapons of mass destruction against targets in Europe and the United States. He was sentenced to 20 years in prison in February 2008.