A Pennsylvania woman has been charged with joining a group overseas that sources said planned to kill a Swedish cartoonist whose drawings of the Prophet Muhammed provoked worldwide outrage.
A federal indictment unveiled Tuesday alleges that Colleen LaRose, 46, of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, called herself "Jihad Jane" and was also known as Fatima Larose. It says she agreed to kill a Swede on orders from unnamed terrorists and traveled to Europe to carry out the killing.
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Blond, blue-eyed jihadist.... tsk, tsk...
she thought her appearance would help her move freely in Sweden to carry out the attack, the indictment said.it shatters any lingering thought that we can spot a terrorist based on appearance," U.S. Attorney Michael Levy said.