The teenager faces two charges under the Terrorism Act 2000.Amazon.com's page for The Anarchist Cookbook contains a note from the author, William Powell, who says "The book, in many respects, was a misguided product of my adolescent anger at the prospect of being drafted and sent to Vietnam to fight in a war that I did not believe in." Link
The first charge relates to the possession of material for terrorist purposes in October last year.
The second relates to the collection or possession of information useful in the preparation of an act of terrorism.
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