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Texan guilty of trying to join al-Qaida – Houston Chronicle

On November 14, 2011, the Houston Chronicle reported that Texas resident, Barry Bujol, was convicted of attempting to provide material support to al-Qaida.

According to the article, federal prosecutors compared Bujol to John Walker Lindh and argued that Bujol could have become another "American Taliban."  The article notes that throughout the trial, prosecutors presented evidence that Bujol "…not only sought to join al-Qaida but also deliver supplies, such as compasses, GPS trackers and cellular-phone equipment." 

Bujol is expected to be sentenced in February 2012 and faces up to 20 years in prison.

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