An Algerian man who pleaded guilty to rare state-level terrorism charges that he plotted to blow up New York City synagogues
was sentenced Friday to 10 years in prison.
Ahmed Ferhani was one of two men arrested in a May 2011
weapons-buying sting. Police called him a home-grown terrorist out to
avenge abuse of Muslims around the world, but a grand jury declined to
indict Ferhani and a co-defendant on a top-level terror conspiracy