USA v. Hossain, Delowar Mohammed
Bronx, NY

Taliban

[SDNY] Delowar Mohammed Hossain from Bronx, NY, was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport while allegedly attempting to travel to Afghanistan to join the Taliban in order to kill Americans. He was charged with attempting to provide material support to terrorism. Beginning in the fall of 2018, Hossain expressed his desire to join the Taliban and fight against American forces. Over the months that followed, Hossain attempted to recruit a confidential source of the FBI ("CS-1") to travel with him from the United States to Pakistan, and then to cross the border into Afghanistan to join the Taliban.

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