Terror suspect khalid ali m aldawsari arrested here in lubbock texas
Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari is a Saudi Arabian national convicted in 2012 of attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction by a US federal court. The conviction was made in connection to Aldawsari's attempts at purchasing chemicals for bomb making and researching potential targets, including the homes of former U.S. President George W. Bush and soldiers who had been station in Abu Ghraib as well as hydroelectric damns and Dallas nightclubs. He was sentenced to life in prison without parole. Aldawsari's defense lawyer argued that he was a "failure" who never came close to harming anyone.