Barack Obama, Robert Mueller, Boston Marathon bombing

Classic WhoWhatWhy: Was Tamerlan Tsarnaev a Double Agent Recruited by the FBI?

Reading Time: 11 minutes Last month, we reported startling new evidence that answered the questions, What did the FBI know about accused Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev — and when did it know it? Now the public is asking the same questions about Omar Mateen. For an in-depth look at how the FBI interacts with prospective informants, please see the story below. Published two years ago, it is still highly relevant.

Omar Mateen

Orlando: Early Questions

Reading Time: 2 minutes As we said, we’re going to follow the Orlando story closely, but be our usual careful yet persistent selves, not rushing to judgment on anything. For now, here are a couple of things that caught my eye in coverage by The New York Times. They were buried in the body of a long article, and that’s often Read More