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Syrian-Born US Citizen Sentenced for Sending Military Gear to Insurgents

A Syrian-born U.S. citizen was sentenced Friday to more than two years in jail for handing over military equipment to Syrian extremists fighting to topple President Bashar al-Assad. Amin al-Baroudi, formerly of Irvine, California, pleaded guilty in January to charges of violating U.S. sanctions against exporting American-made goods to Syria. A federal court in Washington gave him a 32-month prison sentence. Baroudi admitted he and his co-conspirators bought tens of thousands of...

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