Share “American Extremist Reveals His Quest to...”

American Extremist Reveals His Quest to Join ISIS

www.nbcnews.com Published: September 4, 2014

Just a few weeks ago a Catholic-born, American man –- a former military school student, special forces aspirant, law enforcement officer and bodybuilder -- set off on a path far from any he’d envisioned for himself as a kid in North Carolina: on the other side of the world, in Lebanon, he was trying to figure out how to get into Syria and join ISIS, the most radical, bloodthirsty terrorist group of our times, NBC News reports.


Don Morgan, 44, said he was answering a higher calling.


Morgan answered questions on camera asked by a freelance journalist. Morgan believed U.S. and other law enforcement agencies were already on his trail. He said he knew his desire to join ISIS would likely get him into trouble with American authorities.



See this story on www.nbcnews.com

AROUND THE WEB

  1. 1
    Robert Bates' self-reported records appear to support allegations he patrolled before obtaining...
  2. 2
    Dispute: Was Cecil the lion's brother, Jericho, killed?
  3. 3
    An Oklahoma Immigrant's Experience, Recast As Noir, In 'Dragonfish'
  4. 4
    Summer well spent: Youths shadow professionals in mentoring program
  5. 5
    Norman residents disturbed after seeing vulgar, racist graffiti on homes, vehicles
+ show more

FEATURED JOBS



× Trending around the web Article