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Ohio man arrested in alleged plot to attack Capitol

Federal authorities on Wednesday arrested an Ohio man who espoused support for the Islamic State and who allegedly plotted to attack the U.S. Capitol in a military-style assault, according to court documents.

Christopher Lee Cornell, a 20-year-old resident of the Cincinnati area, was charged with purchasing and possessing firearms and attempting to kill U.S. government officers and employees.

Why Did We Make The Atomic Bomb?

James Conca, Forbes
Special to In Homeland Security

This is a very, very important question, as relevant today as it was in 1943. Richard Rhodes recently gave a lecture at the Hanford site in Washington State for the 70th Anniversary of the Manhattan Project that provides more insight into this issue than any other I have ever heard.