In another example illustrating that crowded venues such as restaurants are attractive targets for aspiring terrorists, a self-radicalized North Carolina convert to Islam admitted in court this week that he planned to target a bar, club, or concert. The Washington Post reports that Justin Sullivan, 20, plotted to kill hundreds of people in North Carolina and Virginia on behalf of the Islamic State and wanted a silencer for a gun. So he had one built from a flashlight and delivered to the Morganton, N.C., house he shared with his parents. When his parents asked what he planned to do with it, he tried to have them killed. Unfortunately for Sullivan, the person he offered to pay to kill his parents and who sent him the silencer was an undercover FBI employee. Sullivan admitted his plot on Tuesday, pleading guilty in federal court in North Carolina to attempting to commit acts of terrorism. READ MORE