Somalian Terror Organization Shabaab al Mujahideen Looks to ‘Throw the West Into Hell’

November 26, 2008

Editors Note: This story is the first in a FOXNews.com series that takes a closer look at State Department-designated terror organizations that are considered to pose a threat to United States security.

In the summer of 2007, a 28-year-old father of three from Houston, Texas, shocked his country when he became the first American ever to be convicted of receiving military training at a terrorist camp in Somalia.

Daniel Maldonado, an offbeat, outspoken young man who sported tattoos and dreadlocks, committed himself to wage jihad outside the United States and went to Somalia to receive training. It was there that he mastered the violent “arts” of homicide bombing, building IEDs and engaging in hand-to-hand combat. –More–