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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.

08/10/2012

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.

05/25/2012

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