Jordanian Soldier Sentenced To Existence In Killing Of Three American Troops : The 2-Way : Npr

Jordanian Soldier Sentenced To Life In Killing Of 3 American TroopsEnlarge this image toggle caption Khalil Mazraawi/AFP/Getty Images Khalil Mazraawi/AFP/Getty ImagesA Jordanian military court convicted a Jordanian soldier of murder and sentenced him to life in prison for the November 2016 shooting of three members of the U.S. Army Special Forces outside an air base.
The Times reports the incidents have “raised fears of rising extremism in a country that has largely resisted it.
The three service members, known as Green Berets, were Staff Sgt.
Tuwayha is a member of a tribe called the Howeitat, the Times reports.
The FBI has opened an investigation into the incident, as it does when terror is a possible motive, the Times reports.

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