13. Levar Haley Washington, Gregory Vernon Patterson, Hammad Riaz Samana, and Kevin James—August 2005. The members of the group were arrested in Los Angeles and charged with conspiring to attack National Guard facilities, synagogues, and other targets in the Los Angeles area. Kevin James allegedly founded Jamiyyat ul-Islam Is-Saheeh (JIS), a radical Islamic prison group, and converted Levar Washington and others to the group’s mission. The JIS allegedly planned to finance its operations by robbing gas stations. After Washington and Patterson were arrested for robbery, police and federal agents began a terrorist investigation, and a search of Washington’s apartment revealed a target list. 
The Benghazi attack was conducted by separate military factions on two separate . compounds.  The first assault occurred at the main diplomatic compound, approximately 300 yards (270 m) long and 100 yards (91 m) wide, at about 9:40 . local time (3:40 . Eastern Time). A mortar fire attack on a CIA annex miles ( km) away (coordinates 32°03′26″N 20°05′16″E / °N °E / ; ( CIA annex ) ) began at about 4:00 . the following morning  and lasted for 11 minutes.