Ohio Man Accused of Plotting to Travel to Libya to Join ISIS

daniels-compressedCOLUMBUS, Ohio — An Ohio man is behind bars as he is accused of plotting to travel to Libya to join the barbaric Islamic group known as ISIS.

Aaron Travis Daniels, 20, who also goes by the names Harun Muhammad and Abu Yusef, was arrested on Monday by federal agents, seizing him before he was to board a flight out of Columbus.

The U.S. Department of Justice outlines that Daniels had set up email and social media accounts using the two Islamic aliases and had communicated to others that he wished to travel overseas and engage in jihad.

He allegedly advised an undercover FBI agent that he planned to travel to Trinidad before flying to Libya. Daniels then purchased a ticket to fly from Columbus to Houston, and then on to Trinidad.

He was arrested at the airport and ordered to be held without bond by Judge Terence Kemp. A federal grand jury will now decide whether or not to indict Daniels on a charge of conspiring to aid ISIS. He is additionally accused of wiring $250 to an intermediary for now-deceased ISIS recruiter Abu Isa Al-Amriki.

Daniels faces up to 20 years in prison if convicted.

As previously reported, just last month, a Wisconsin man plead guilty to a charge of attempting to provide material support and resources to ISIS, and two men from California were sentenced to 30 years behind bars for their plot to join the terror organization.

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FBI Director James Comey remarked earlier this year that he believes ISIS sympathizers are present throughout the nation.

“We have investigations of people in various stages of radicalizing in all 50 states,” he told a meeting of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG). “This isn’t a New York phenomenon or a Washington phenomenon. This is all 50 states and in ways that are very hard to see…”

Comey explained that Islamic terror groups believe that they are carrying out their acts as part of the end times.

“ISIL in particular is putting out a siren song with their slick propaganda through social media that goes like this: ‘Troubled soul, come to the caliphate. You will live a life of glory. These are the apocalyptic end times. You will find a life of meaning here fighting for our so-called caliphate. And if you can’t come, kill somebody where you are,” he outlined. “That is a message that goes out to troubled souls everywhere.”

Nadeem Walayat of the Market Oracle has likewise noted that groups like ISIS and Boko Haram have an apocalyptic strategy.

“What ISIS and virtually all Muslims anticipate is for Jesus to return on the white Eastern Minaret of Damascus (Syria) gliding in on the wings of two angels and then through much blood and carnage will convert the whole world to Islam including killing all of the Jews, break all of the crosses and live as a Muslim for 40 years, before dying and thus heralding the final countdown to Judgment Day when Muslims expect to enter paradise,” he wrote in a report on the matter.


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  • Oboehner

    Arresting a guy for free speech, yet ignoring criminal actions on the part of Hillary Clinton – way to go FBI!!

    • Robert

      Planing it out to join enemy forces is treason . Their charging him with a less severe charge.still a serious one though.

      • Oboehner

        Supplying money and weapons to enemy forces is ok though, just ask our government (Syria for starters).

  • american4godncountry✓ᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ

    Wow, what a surprise, another person wanting to join ISIS and wait….he’s black! Oh wow! Is this surprising anyone yet? Is there a pattern that you are all not seeing yet???

    • Robert

      I think the problem is No christian dad around.

      • american4godncountry✓ᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ

        Exactly! Rarely do you see this with whites, and that is a fact.

        • Grace Kim Kwon

          This century, Non-christian white men don’t care if white women or white children are violated for the fear of being called racist. That’s the new kind of a real serious problem to be fixed.

          • johndoe

            More insults. You dont know what you’re talking about.

          • Grace Kim Kwon

            Why? Stop killing babies and placing pervs in women’s restrooms. You guys lost common sense by losing Christianity and by having everything for the longest time. Stop being bored. Feel ashamed that you don’t see upcoming threats as men. Sorry that you don’t have many virgin women among you, but you still need to protect all women and children; it’s your birthright and duty as a man. Wake up.

          • johndoe

            You’re the one who needs to wake up. Christianity has nothi g to do with common sense. What on earth are you even talking about?

          • Grace Kim Kwon

            Today’s America’s problem is its hatred against Christianity and its love of immorality. Liberals’ systematic Nazi education and drugging worked.

          • johndoe

            Christianity isnt hated. I don’t hate it. It’s just not absolutely necessary. More insults I see. There is no nazi education in America. You meed help.

          • Grace Kim Kwon

            Secular Americans do hate Christianity. No one bullied me for being colored or a woman, but they start bullying me as soon as they know I’m Christian and oppose their homosexual inclination. The West’s push of Sodomy is a Nazi Youth education. People have rights to God’s truth and morality.

          • johndoe

            You have no idea what being bullied is…. You think simple disagreement is being bullied…..sad. The use of the word colored is racist terminology. Quit playing the victim.

          • Grace Kim Kwon

            Sodomic West indeed bullies Christians by fining and jailing those who insist the Word of God as it is. Western culture is wrong to push immorality upon the population. People have human rights to reject to endorse or serve sexual immorality. The term “colored” is a translation from my own languages, meaning all Non-whites. If the word “colored” is wrong, so are the words “white” and “black” and so on.

            If only secular Americans were more sensitive to religious people as well! I’d rather have you attack my race than my religion. Secularists inflict unimaginable pains on religious people by blaspheming and chant “respect.” Hypocrites. Secular humanism aimed respect of humans excluding God, and the result is anything but respect. No God = No respect for anyone or anything. Face the reality.

  • Grace Kim Kwon

    Good USA has been having too many cancer cells within her. With this many cancer tumors, other nations would have had become a desert place long ago. USA has been sustained because of the noble Biblical principles. Amoral humans become anything. Christianity alone values everyone’s life. US public schools need Christian education for the nation’s survival.

    • johndoe

      The USA has been sustained due to the spirit of those who live here. The American people have many faiths and some none at all. This is what makes America strong, the ability to follow the individual paths of their choosing. The native Americans lived for thousands and thousands of years successfully without your religion.

      • Grace Kim Kwon

        America is an European name. The native Americans never created nationhood and they have no written languages. That’s why they were defeated by foreign forces one after another. Thank God it was the European Christians and not Nazi Germany or fascist Italy or atheistic Soviet Union or atheistic communist China or imperial Japan who found the American continents first. God saved mankind from a greater grief. America and the Western civilizations are NOTHING apart from Christianity. Everyone would have stayed illiterate savages if there was no Bible. Why didn’t you adopt the native Americans’ lifestyles and languages instead of learning English? It’s hypocricy. Non-Americans should leave USA.

        • johndoe

          Really? Who are you to say who is or isn’t an American? The native Americans didnt need any written language. You enjoy conquering natives of other lands? Is this what your god tells you to do? Stop insultings Americans.

          • Grace Kim Kwon

            Everyone needs literacy on Planet Earth; otherwise physical slavery will continue. Everyone must read the Holy Bible and get salvation and freedom. Secular Westerners and their mental slaves want large segment of mankind to stay illiterate so that they can always take control and enslave people do evil. If you really think the native Americans didn’t need written languages, give up all your written languages first. Stop doing the hypocrisy. I know America. It’s liberal Americans who know nothing about America or the world.

          • johndoe

            There was no slavery of native Americans until the gentle pioneer christians showed up. Youre being ridiculous.

          • Grace Kim Kwon

            They annihilated enemies and all pagans enslave women and children. No Christians means no human rights, no literacy, and no freedom. Planet Earth is simple. Secular white Americans don’t know much about outside of the Protestant USA and their Christian European homeland.

          • johndoe

            Human rights have nothing to do with christianity. Neither does christianity have anything to do with human rights, literacy, nor freedom. The constitution and bill of rights give us our freedom. The bible has zero to do with it. This atheis has travled to many different countries and knows more about the history of the US more so than you.

          • Grace Kim Kwon

            The Westerners are illiterate savages like the rest if they had no Christianity. The Church made the WEsterners civilized. Today’s Western secularists are too immoral they can’t comprehend their Christian ancestors. It’s just your problem. You didn’t read the Holy Bible and that’s why you have no idea where your ancestors stole noble ideas from. Read books instead of watching cartoons.

          • johndoe

            I grew up on the church and have read the bible in its entirety. The native Americans didnt need to be civilized. Not all ancestors were christians. The christians are the ones who slaughtered and enslaved them… Take some of your own afvice and read US history.

          • Grace Kim Kwon

            You don’t remember anything about the Christian faith therefore all your experiences and memories regarding Christianity are not valid. Yes, Native Americans needed to be civilized and literate and made happy. Proper education is every Earthling’s human right. Native Americans slaughtered and abused white Christian tribes, too. There were wars for a long time. Both the natives and colored became largely Christian although some white men were indeed evil, because all mankind saw that Christianity is absolutely true and good and incomparably superior.

            People everywhere kept Christian faith no matter how badly the atheists and pagans persecuted the Christians all over the world. Secular Americans don’t know anything about anyone in the world, only biting the feeding hands of the gentle local churches and repaying to the good with evil. Imperial Japan mimicked the white men last century and forced stupid emperor worship and the conversion was zero. Christianity alone is the truth.

          • johndoe

            Christianity is just one of many faiths. Yours isnt the end all as much ad you wpuld like it to be.

            The native Americans didnt need or want your religion. Pretty sure they didnt want the gentle pioneer christians to slaughter and enslave them either

          • Grace Kim Kwon

            Yes, Native Americans need Christianity for salvation as all Earthlings do. There is no salvation for mankind apart from Jesus Christ. ( John ch.14, Acts ch.4) White pioneer Christians created the USA and other finest nations on Planet Earth which every Earthling dreams about immigrating to. No others created such wonderful nations where all can be happy. Everyone flees from atheistic nations. Also, Christianity is vital to repeal the Sodomic Westerners’ mental slavery in the 21st century. Sodomic West tries to enslave mankind with sexual immorality. Western children need the Holy Bible for salvation and liberation.

          • johndoe

            It was christians that slaughtered and enslaved the native Americans…no one else. They didn’t need or want your religion.

          • Grace Kim Kwon

            Yes, they did. White Christian Americans fed the native Americans and gave them the truth and literacy and technology and longevity of life. In fact, white Christian Americans brought modern life to all Earthlings and defeated Nazis and fascists and atheist murderers and imperialist thugs and freed all mankind. White Christian Americans are outstanding incomparable contributors to all mankind. Only rotten liberals and their mental slaves hate the white Christian Americans who created the finest nations and kept the world’s freedom. Christianity = truth and freedom.

          • johndoe

            Nope. The natives were more than capable of taking care of themselves. No help was needed or wanted. There you go insulting Americans…how very christian of you. Ypur religion isn’t needed in order to contribute to society. You are nothing more than a divisive person. America doesnt need those who seek to cause division and strife.

          • Grace Kim Kwon

            No, they were not. They’d have been enslaved by perv secular Westerners if the Christian Westerners did not educate them. They need the knowledge of one true God their Saviour and also literacy and modern life like everyone else does. You don’t decide anything for them. You don’t know anything about them.

          • johndoe

            Native Americans taught the invaders how to farm the land. They didnt need your religion nor ypur perverted enslavement and murder. Your god hasnt bestowed any knowledge to you. Its painfully obvious

          • johndoe

            There wouldnt have been any wesyerners if you christians had not invaded their sovereign lands.

          • johndoe

            You look so foolish with your posts. The native Americans were farming the land long before christians showed up an imparted disease, slavery, and death to them. This nation was created by more than just chrstians. Read a book. Educate yourself. Stop insulting good Americans.