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Seen holding ISIS flag - to remain in custody without bail

Seen holding ISIS flag - to remain in custody without bail

The soldier was arrested in Honolulu after pledging allegiance to the Islamic State. He previously served a combat tour in Iraq from 2010 to 2011 and was deployed to South Korea from 2002 to 2003. His clearance was reinstated in 2013.

Kang also reportedly others he was researching "the most effective and painful ways people had been tortured", and at one point expressed willingness to pour DRANO into a man's eyes who had revoked his civilian air trafficker controller license.

Two other images purport to show him kissing and then holding to his forehead a folded flag of Islamic State, also known as ISIS, the militant organization that had seized large swaths of territory in Iraq and Syria.

"The government should have offered a hand to pull him back, but instead it looks like they just pushed him and pushed him and pushed him." he said. Join us in a conversation about world events, the newsgathering process or whatever aspect of the news universe you find interesting or important. He said Tuesday he was concerned by the similarities between Kang and Hasan's case.

Lt. Col. Curtis J. Kellogg, a spokesman for the 25th Infantry Division, declined to comment, citing the ongoing investigation.

Kang's defense attorney did not oppose the federal government's motion to detain his client without bail, telling reporters after the hearing that Kang was in desperate need of a mental health evaluation. "FBI assets and Army investigative resources were continuously deployed to ensure the public's safety during the course of this investigation and Kang's eventual arrest".

"They probably said 'let's monitor it and see if we can get a real terrorist cell, ' " said Tipon, who served in the Marine Corps.

Spokesman Arnold Laanui said the probe took nearly a year given the evidence that needed to be collected and the constitutional rights that needed to be protected. One hundred and twenty-eight individuals have been charged in the U.S. with offenses related to ISIS from March 2014 to June 2017, according to the George Washington University Extremism Tracker.

A 26 page affidavit written by FBI Special Agent Jimmy Chen detailed Kang's interactions with the undercover agents.

Until the last weekend when he got apprehended by the FBI and charged with terrorism because there he lost his loyalty to the army and created connections to the Islamic Group, where he stated his wish to kill a bunch of people and trained them how to fight.

Kang's father told Honolulu television station KHON and the Star-Advertiser newspaper his son may have had post-traumatic stress disorder.