Mineta Transportation Institute Says Subways Are Still in Terrorists’ Sights

Publication Year:
2014
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Repository URL:
http://scholarworks.sjsu.edu/mti_publications/159
Author(s):
Jenkins, Brian M.; Butterworth, Bruce R.
Tags:
Transportation
report description
The FBI arrested a California National Guard reservist on March 17 as he headed for the Canadian border on his way to Syria. Once in Syria, Nicholas Michael Teausant, who is also a student at San Joaquin Delta Community College in Stockton CA, planned to join the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). Although he had never attended the army’s basic training course and was in the process of being discharged by the National Guard for failing to meet “basic education requirements,” Teausant thought he could teach the Syrian jihadists shooting skills and urban warfare tactics