Texas arrests over plant raise terrorism questions


POSTED: Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 6:00am

UPDATED: Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 6:14am

State investigators say plant sales are suspected to benefit terrorist groups

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a chewable African plant that investigators in Texas believe may be linked to terrorism groups has quietly launched a lengthy investigation in Houston and produced multiple arrests.

Muslim civil rights groups are now questioning whether the Texas Department of Public Safety crossed a line. The agency last year included the olive-shaped leaves known as khat on a statewide threat assessment. To read more: http://www.chron.com/news/texas/article/Texas-arrests-over-plant-raise-terrorism-questions-5025711.php?cmpid=houtexhcat

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