Two U.S. men arrested in plot to attack Illinois military base: Justice Dept

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Posted: Mar 26, 2015 12:26 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Army National Guard soldier and his cousin have been arrested on charges of conspiring to support Islamic State, the Department of Justice said on Thursday.

The two Chicago area men spoke of using army uniforms, military knowledge and access to attack an Illinois military installation, the department said in a statement.

(Reporting by Lindsay Dunsmuir)