Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez

Chattanooga Jihad Attack AP John Bazemore

FBI: People Knew Chattanooga Jihadi Was Radicalized, Said Nothing to Police

The Chattanooga Times Free Press was told by an FBI agent that Mohammad Youssef Abdulazeez, who attacked two military locations and killed five U.S. service members last July, became “radicalized” at least a year before the attack… and people who knew about it said nothing to the authorities.

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Mississippi ISIS Recruit Praised Chattanooga Terrorist ‘Brother’

The latest would-be ISIS recruits are a couple from Mississippi, 19-year-old Jaelyn Delshaun Young and 21-year-old Muhammad Oda Daklalla. According to an unsealed criminal complaint reported by ABC News, “The FBI says the couple planned for months to travel to Turkey in order to slip into Syria and join ISIS.”


Terrorism Harms Local American Economy

Too many times the economic effects of terrorism are discussed at the macro level. It is often stated that the United States economy is so large that it can absorb the economic effects of these attacks, which are growing in number annually. This is not a false argument, but it is an incomplete one.

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Chattanooga Shooter Reportedly Arrested for DUI in April

WRCB News in Chattanooga reports that Muhammed Youssef Abdulazeez, the 24-year-old gunman who launched a murderous attack on a military recruiting office and training center, was arrested for DUI last April.

An angel statue sits in a makeshift memorial near the scene of a shooting at a Armed Forces Career Center/National Guard recruitment office on July 16, 2015 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. According to reports, Mohammod Youssuf Abdulazeez, 24, opened fire on a military recruiting station at a strip mall and then …

Reports: ‘Practicing Muslim’ Who Killed 4 Marines Worked at Superior Essex in Franklin, Tennessee

Abdulazeez was born in Kuwait, and graduated from Red Bank High School in the Chattanooga area. In 2012 he graduated from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with a degree in electrical engineering. According to an online resume, he worked as an intern at the Tennessee Valley Authority, Mohawk Industries, and Global Trade Express before landing his job at Superior Essex.

Hamilton County Sheriffs Office via AP

Report: Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez, Alleged Tennessee Killer, Is Kuwaiti

The Chattanooga Times Free Press is reporting that Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez, the alleged killer of 4 Marines in Chattanooga, is from Kuwait. A man with that same name graduated from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in 2012 with a degree in engineering.