Transit Cop’s Trial Details Ties between Neo-Nazism, Islamist Terrorism

On Monday, jury deliberations will begin in the federal terrorism support trial of a former Washington, D.C. Metro Transit Police officer accused of trying to provide support to ISIS and some interesting details are emerging, according to Abha Shankar of the Investigative Project on Terrorism (IPT).

Nicholas Young of Fairfax, Virginia, was charged of attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

Shankar reported:

The 36-year-old Muslim convert from Fairfax, Va., is the first U.S. police officer to face terrorism charges. Evidence and testimony in his five-day trial showed Young’s unusual affinity for both Nazism and radical Islam.

“Don’t discount an alliance with Muslims to combat the Jews,” Young said after attending a neo-Nazi gathering in 2000, testified college friend, Ian Campbell, an Arlington County police corporal.

Young gave Campbell a copy of Serpent’s Walk, a 1991 novel published by the white



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