FBI Says Terror Suspect Wanted to Fight US Abroad

The document, used to support an arrest warrant for Ahmed, says the suspect was trying to make contact with terror groups. It says he held several meetings with agents posing as al-Qaida operatives.Ahmed, 34, a naturalized U.S. citizen born in Pakistan, was arrested Wednesday on charges that include attempting to provide material support to a terrorist organization.Justice Department officials say he had been scouting out subway stations in the Washington area since April, and that he was planning simultaneous bomb attacks. They say investigators closely followed his activities and that the public was never in any danger.Authorities say Ahmed allegedly met with a person he believed to be affiliated with al-Qaida, and on several occasions photographed, videotaped and drew diagrams of subway stations in Washington’s nearby Virginia suburbs near the Pentagon and Arlington National Cemetery. He is also alleged to have suggested where the explosives should be placed in order to kill the most people – Voanews