After Saturday’s series  of explosions and bombs left with the intention to do the same, Ahmad Rahami is now behind bars and facing some serious charges  — including one for the bomb he planted that exploded in Manhattan and injured 31 people. He was officially charged  Tuesday in both New York and New Jersey with federal counts of using weapons of mass destruction.

Ahmad Rahami is also believed to have carried out an apparent attempted bombing in Seaside Park, New Jersey, and to have left a bomb inside a backpack at a train station in Elizabeth, also in New Jersey. In a stroke of very good luck,  the bombs planted in New Jersey failed to detonate.

No one was hurt in the New Jersey incidents. Rahami, 28, was captured on Monday after being wounded in a shootout with police in Linden, New Jersey, that left two officers wounded. It’s quite obvious he desired not to be taken alive, likely because he would be spending the rest of his life in prison.

It seems that Rahami will be spending what little time he has out of his cell in court as prior to the new federal charges, prosecutors on Monday brought charges against him in  Union County, New Jersey, charging him with five counts of attempted murder of police officers as a result of the shootout he had with police when they closed in on him.

The thing is, Ahmad Rahami has just sealed his fate. He will die in prison, and while he may believe that he is in the spotlight today, tommorow he will be forgotten. All his efforts and for what? His place in history is nowhere, just another crazy radicalized person acting upon the belief that he is following the direction of Allah, but in reality followed a path that’s one hundred percent counterintuitive to his religion’s most highly regarded principle: love.

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