FBI Arrests Army Soldier Who Discussed Plans to Bomb a Major News Network

Nicole Rojas
Sep 25, 2019 - 6:00

A US soldier was arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) after allegedly planning to bomb a major American news network and reportedly distributing information online about how to build bombs. Army Spc. Jarrett William Smith allegedly wanted to target Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke. Smith, who transferred to Fort Riley, Kansas in July, joined the armed forces after expressing his desire to fight in Ukraine, according to charging documents cited by ABC News. He also reportedly planned to travel to Ukraine in order to fight with the violent neo-Nazi paramilitary group Azov Battalion. “To fight is what I want to do,” Smith allegedly wrote to a fellow extremist, according to the complaint...

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