Attempted mass shooter Naser Jason Abdo remained defiant in court as a 'conscientious objector' as he was handed down two life sentences. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Thwarted Fort Hood Shooter Asks For No Mercy, Maintains Muslim Stance

Naser Jason Abdo sat alone in court with his hands shackled and a white cloth secured over his mouth and neck. The soldier who went AWOL and plotted to kill other troops outside a Texas Army post remained defiant Friday as he was sentenced to life in prison, not asking for mercy and vowing to never end what he considers his holy war.


File photo of courtroom. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

AWOL Muslim Soldier Found Guilty In Fort Hood Bomb Plot

A federal jury Thursday convicted Naser Jason Abdo, a Muslim soldier, on six charges in connection with his failed plot to blow up a Texas restaurant full of Fort Hood troops, his religious mission to get “justice” for the people of Iraq and Afghanistan.