Jurors had heard testimony from a friend of Kaziu who grew up with him in Brooklyn. He told them they traveled together to Cairo in 2009 with plans to try to join Muslim militants and take up arms against U.S. troops.
“Current information suggests that al-Qaida and affiliated organizations continue to plan terrorist attacks,” the warning said.
Hussain testified that he falsely promised to make Cromitie “the happiest man on planet earth” if he completed his mission. The informant was posing as a representative of a Pakistani terrorist organization.
He was accused with three others of plotting to blow up New York City synagogues and military planes.
A video shows the alleged mastermind of a plot to attack New York synagogues and shoot down military planes practicing with a shoulder missile launcher.
Prosecutors played secretly-recorded tapes they said show a terror plot suspect talking with a paid informant, and they contained angry boasts, hatred and threats of terrorism.
The four men pleaded not guilty to charges that they engaged in a conspiracy to use weapons of mass destruction and conspiracy to acquire and use anti-aircraft missiles to kill U.S. officers and employees.
A jury has begun hearing opening statements at the trial of four men charged with trying to blow up New York synagogues and shoot down military planes.