Life in Prison For AWOLer Who Planned Attack on Ft. Hood Soldiers

Recorded jail conversations showed he was planning a "religious" mission for "justice" for Iraq and Afghanistan


An AWOL soldier was sentenced to life in prison Friday for collecting bomb-making materials to carry out what he told authorities would be a "massive attack" on a Texas restaurant full of Fort Hood troops.

Army Pfc. Naser Jason Abdo, a Muslim, was planning a religious mission to win "justice" for the people of Iraq and Afghanistan, according to a recorded jail conservation with his mother played for jurors at trial.