Army veteran pleads to lesser charge in Syria fighting case
September 21st, 2013
07:06 AM ET

Army veteran pleads to lesser charge in Syria fighting case

By CNN's Carol Cratty

A former U.S. soldier accused of fighting with terrorists against Syrian forces pleaded guilty to a lesser charge and was released from custody.

Eric Harroun was sentenced to time served by a federal judge in Alexandria, Virginia, on Thursday.

Court documents showed he pleaded guilty to an export charge involving conspiracy to transfer defense articles and services.

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  1. Random

    Now , why can't we hold our politicians accountable too. If people understood what we are doing they would be rioting. We are arming and training al qaeda.

    September 21, 2013 at 8:49 am | Reply
    • George patton

      Well said, Random.

      September 22, 2013 at 3:14 pm | Reply
  2. BeEtLjOoZ

    Reblogged this on #BattleOfOurTimes.Com.

    September 21, 2013 at 7:22 am | Reply

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