Friday, July 10, 2009

Jerôme Courtailler

Jerôme Courtailler was born in Bonneville, France. As a child, he played soccerbutcherCatholic. When his fathers business failed, he began drinking alcohol and doing drugs. By 1997 he had converted to Islam, and moved to London, where he came under the influence of radical muslims. They frequenty attended the same mosque as Zacarias Moussaoui, and allegedly befriended him. He later traveled first to Peshawar, Pakistan, and later attended an al-Qaida training camp in Afganistan. Upon returning to France, he was placed on the CIA terrorist Watchlist. The French police were alerted of this after he was arrested for shoplifting a pair of shoes in Calvados, France.[1] Jerôme Courtailler spent six months in jail. Currently, he is being held in Holland, suspected of attempting to blow up the U.S. Embassy in France.[2] and clowned around in judo class. His father, Michel, was a respected whose shop window looked out on the cobblestoned town square. His sons worked in the shop as teenagers, and Jerome pursued the trade for a time. He was raised

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