Carlos Eduardo Almonte
Accused of Plotting Terrorism
Carlos Eduardo Almonte was arrested at the age of 24 in June 2010 as he and his friend Mohamed Mahmood Alessa attempted to board a plane from New York to Somalia. In April 2013, he was sentenced to prison for 20 years. Carlos and Mohamed had referred to themselves as "Arabian knights." According to the FBI, they were intending to join a terror group in Somalia to kill, maim, and kidnap overseas Americans. He came to the US from the Dominican Republic at the age of five. He is a naturalized American citizen. He converted to Islam in 2004 while in high school and named himself Omar. Carlos talked of jihad and remarked that he wanted US soldiers to come home in caskets. He listened audio and watched video by the radical cleric, Anwar al-Awlaki.
Read more about these "Arabian Knights" and Carlos Eduardo Almonte at Wikipedia.
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• Dear Lord I bring Carlos before you and speak Your Name JESUS into his heart and mind and soul, take captive every thought of his and make those thoughts obedient to The word of God and to The Mind of Christ so that You can transform him by the renewing of his mind, establish homeostasis (balance) in his life, that he may be blessed with great success as he turns his hands to only that which is wholesome and good, obedient to Your Will therefore pleasing in Your sight, then may You bless him in every good way, a way that will Glorify Your Holy Name. Amen — ginna (May 23, 2017 6:36 a.m.)