4 L.A.-Area Men Held in Alleged Terror Plot

Robert J. Lopez, Los Angeles Times, November 20, 22012

Four men with ties to Southern California have been charged with plotting to join Al Qaeda and the Taliban to commit “violent jihad” and target Americans, the FBI said Monday night.

One of the men, Sohiel Omar Kabir, 34, allegedly traveled in July to Afghanistan, where he arranged for terrorist training to be conducted with Al Qaeda and Taliban operatives, according to a complaint unsealed Monday in U.S. District Court in Riverside.

Kabir, who lived in Pomona, is a naturalized U.S. citizen born in Afghanistan, federal authorities said.

In 2010, Kabir allegedly introduced Ontario resident Ralph Deleon, 23, and Upland resident Miguel Alejandro Santana, 21, to “radical and violent Islamic doctrine,” according to the complaint.


Kabir and Santana allegedly posted terrorist audio and video files on their Facebook pages and communicated via Skype when Kabir was overseas, according to federal authorities.

The complaint said the men studied Internet essays and lectures by Anwar Awlaki, a radical Muslim cleric and U.S. citizen killed in Yemen in 2011 by missiles fired from a U.S. Predator drone aircraft. {snip}


After arriving in Afghanistan, Kabir told the two men he had arranged for them to travel to that country for terrorist training, the complaint alleged.

Santana and Deleon are accused of telling a confidential source working for the FBI that they planned to go to Afghanistan to take part in “violent jihad,” the complaint said. Santana is a permanent resident born in Mexico, authorities said, and Deleon is a permanent resident born in the Philippines.


In September, Santana and Deleon recruited Arifeen David Gojali, 21, of Riverside to travel overseas with them and join Kabir for terrorist training, according to federal authorities. Gojali is a U.S. citizen.


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  • Lars

    We have been importing trouble for decades now, luckily we do still have good intel networks.

  • Biff_Maliboo

    Family values don’t stop at the Khyber Pass.

  • Anon

    Everywhere in the middle east, the term Al Queda means, literally “The Toilet”.

    A little joke our masters play on our stupid, stupid population. What middle easterner, knowing what the word means, would seek to join an organization name “The Toilet”. Nobody…..except an actor hired to play the role of “terrorist” in yet another false flag operation.

    For that matter, what person who wasn’t from afganistan or pakistan would join a regional political group like the taliban (literally created by a now out of power political group that at one time controlled pakistan).

    Here’s a more direct and to the point question. Immigration from these dangerous places is free and easy with little to no controls, almost no American oversight and certainly no one traveling here undergoing anything remotely like a thorough background check. Terrorisst could literally hop on a plane to the US, in large numbers, largely unnoticed…..if they did in fact intend to do that.

    Yet, terrorist attacks aren’t exactly common in the US. Every once in awhile a story (and that’s exactly what this is….a STORY) like this one comes out about how our various law enforcement somehow thwarts an attack that could have happened. Yet, nobody actually shows up at a local mall with so much as a pistol and starts blasting while shouting Allah Akbar, even though they could EASILY do this and not much could be done to stop them.

    Why is that?

    Because “terrorism” is a fabrication. And this story is an obvious lie. Toilet warriors from outer space are not here to steal our American pie and all that.

    However, our government murdering our citizens in various false flag attacks, destroying our rights and running our country into “The Toilet”….yeah…that’s something real to be worried about.

    • nathan wartooth

      al – the
      qaeda – foundation or base
      The phrase means the base. Base could mean a military base, depending on intent.

      Where are you getting this drivel? Please take off your tin hat and join reality.

      • Anon

        Orrrrr…..you could actually learn a few facts or so and discover I am absolutely right.

        You are ignoring the context in how the word is used. You could use it to mean “base” but only in the same way we use the colloquialism, sitting on the “throne” to mean defecating.

        When I say, al queda means toilet, that is its primary usage, universally understood by all but foriegnors. EVERYONE knows what you mean and there is 100% agreement that, used like that with no qualifiers means you are talking about a toilet seat. Anyone who thinks different is apt to become the butt of jokes (literally).

        I suspect more than one tavern joke has been told about Americans who can’t tell the difference between a seat of military power and a hole in the ground (where you squat and do your business). Nobody inside the muslim world has any trouble. The word means toilet. And ONLY toilet….to the point that its use would make an arab burst out laughing. No one from the middle east would use the word this way. It’s an American invention by someone who understood how to translate words but not their contextual usage.

        And by the way, only a traitor. Someone intentionally trying to use an ad hominem attack to cover up facts he already knows about would try to use such a communist technique like attacking the person or implying they are nuts rather than address the easily observed fact brought up that is easily corroborated and not so easily dismissed. Especially when presented with several other observations not so easily dismissed that show an obvious and sinister pattern.

        In other words, who do you work for…..because you certainly aren’t some random person who noticed anything wrong with what I presented and should have every reason to take it seriously and ponder its implications.

        Your reaction is odd. Everyone reading this know why.

        Well, you know what? You are a decade too late for that. Such knowledge is everywhere and most people are aware of it to one degree or another. Your little psyop has failed.


        Note the source….reporter working for CNN

        • SLCain

          At the side of the page, it states “not vetted by CNN”. That doesn’t sound like a CNN reporter. Also, the author’s name is “interigence” – sounds like a non-english speaker, perhaps of east-asian origin, who is probably ignorant, possibly deranged, and spreading a lot of ka-ka.

          As, indeed, are you.

          • Michael_C_Scott

            A “professional” writer who spells “intelligence” with an “r” is hardly someone I would respect as an accurate translator. It obviously wasn’t a typographical error, as the letters “r” and “l” are nowhere near each other on a keyboard.

        • nathan wartooth

          You caught me.

          I’m a spy working for the US government who infiltrated this site and I’m just here to spread my propaganda.

          How did you figure it out? You are very sneaky indeed.

    • bluffcreek1967

      No, the story’s not made up, and Al-Queda does not mean “the toilet” – although I wish it did. Unfortunately, there are people in our own country who are all too willing to destroy us and side with the enemy. The story doesn’t surprise me, and there have been several other such incidents throughout the U.S. within the past 10 years. And yes, the Islamists have not yet open fired with weapons inside of our malls, but give it time. It will probably occur eventually. Heck, if it happened on a U.S. Army base (Fort Hood), what’s to stop it from it happening at one of our larger malls?

  • Nicholai Hel

    I’m certainly glad that Mexicans are good Catholics and we don’t have to worry about terrorism like Europe does.

    • Greg Thomas

      Illegal invading mexicans bring their own kind of “terror” to this country. If one is paying attention, there is plenty to worry about……

      • bluffcreek1967

        You’re absolutely correct! Consider the once beautiful L.A. County. Once the Mexicans invaded the entire area, it became one massive toilet bowel of brown gang bangers, excessive crime, grafitti, poverty and a host of societal ills that Mexicans ALWAYS bring with them wherever they settle. How utterly naive Whites were to assume that the Mexicans were “just like us.”

        • Greg Thomas

          I’m sorry to say I live in the belly of the beast for which you speak bluff. It’s one massive toilet bowl, made so by hordes of illegal invading mexicans. Anyone who believes mexicans have any redeeming qualities are delusional.

    • I find that most Mexicans are Catholics only in the “hatch, match, and dispatch” sense, and a lot of them forget about the Church’s role in the match part.

    • TeutonicKnight67

      They’re “good” Catholics like the Hatians. Catholic on the outside with the hand out for gibs. Pagan, voodoo Bantu savages on the inside.

  • KenelmDigby

    It is interesting to see persons with Spanish surnames (presumably mestizos), identifying with fellow brown skinned Afghans as a bloc against Whites and White civilization.
    Of course all these persons lied, pleaded, begged and abased themselves in order to impose themselves on the hated White man’s country – that the brainless trash that run the west let them all in is another story.
    It’s particulary poignant that Mexicans, who benefit so massively materially by foisting themselves on the USA, so wish to attack and destroy it with such vehemenance.

    • Greg Thomas

      Illegal invading mexicans will always align with their brown brethren to get Whites. Diversity works the way.

  • JackKrak

    Anyone ever notice that the terrorists never seem to bother recruiting blacks? If ever there was anyone dumb enough to fall for the pitch, it would be them but I imagine the arabs gave up after getting the open-mouthed, empty stare look one too many times after conversations like this –

    Muhammad – “We are looking for men for a certain job……”

    La’Quantavious – “Job? Nah, man ………”

    Muhammad – “No, no – a mission to stike at the very heart of the Great Satan, to make him tremble with fear at the mighty will of Allah and to…..”

    La’Quantavious – (blank uncomprehending stare)

    Muhammad – “Ok, we…..pay……you……kill…….people”

    La’Quantavious – “Fo’ real? Yo, cuz, that’d be tight youknowwhatimsayin? I needs me some benjamins for my babymomma & sheeit cuz she all up in mah grill fo sho'”
    Muhammad – (blank uncomprehending stare)

  • Angry White Woman

    Four Americans–well let’s see, one was born in Afghanistsan, one in Mexico and one in the Phillipines. Only one of them seems to have actually been born here, and with a name like Arifeen David Gojali, I’m taking bets at least one of his parents is an invader (oops, I mean immigrant) from somewhere else. “Americans” is very misleading as applied to these four young men. Even though it might be technically true, it is not accurate as generally understood.

  • Third world immigration creates third world problems.