Alabama man pleads guilty to aiding ISIS

The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a one-count charge against Aziz Ihab Sayyed, 23, of Huntsville, Alabama, for attempting to provide services and personnel — himself — to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), which is a designated foreign terrorist group. On March 8, in federal court, Sayyed pleaded guilty to the [...]


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Jon E. Dougherty is a political, foreign policy and national security analyst and reporter with nearly 30 years of experience in both fields. A U.S. Army veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom, he holds BA in Political Science from Ashford University and an MA in National Security Studies/Intelligence Analysis from American Military University.