Given the evidence presented in the Tsarnaev trial, it’s possible that Dzhokhar’s older brother, Tamerlan—who was killed by police in the immediate hours after the bombing—was an FBI informant.
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Some media are all hopped up about the judge’s curious decision to deny them access to the jury from the Boston Marathon Bombing Trial, now that it is long over. Think that means those news organizations are finally showing some initiative and digging into all the holes in the case? Think again.
Lawyers for convicted Boston Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev went to court to argue that he deserves a new trial. They’re not telling the full story of something amiss.
While most everyone else in the media figures the Boston bombing story is settled, we’re just beginning to ask questions. Here are some early ones.
The ‘After Action Report for the Response to the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombings’ was supposed to shine a light on how authorities reacted to one of the worst terrorist attacks on American soil in the past decade. Though it provides some new details, it is notable mostly for its omissions–and how it inadvertently raises still more questions about this baffling saga.
On the third anniversary of the Boston Marathon Bombing, Russ Baker remembers the victims, the multiple mysteries, and the damning discrepancies that will never allow the case to rest.
A series of serious discrepancies in the prosecution’s case against Tsarnaev should be raising the eyebrows of the mainstream media.
With the media’s constant “coverage” of the Boston tragedy, it’s easy to think you are well- informed. But are you? Here is some perspective you probably didn’t get from your favorite mainstream outlet.
Rumors have circulated for years that there was more to the horrific Oklahoma City Bombing than just a handful of anti-government extremists. Now, WhoWhatWhy brings important new information to the table—about a man who almost certainly was a covert intelligence operative, his relationship with the principal person convicted and executed for the bombing, and a government cover-up that continues to this day. Part 1 of a 2-part series.
As with many alleged lone wolf attacks — both those carried out and merely planned — the common denominator in the back stories of the perpetrators is contact with the FBI.
The murder of a Canadian soldier in Ottawa and the subsequent shootings at Canada’s parliament were the work of a drug-crazed man who was Muslim. Yet the government quickly framed it as a terrorist action, and an excuse to boost the state’s powers. Will it send Canada down an American path to reduced rights and increased surveillance?
The FBI can’t seem to get its story straight about its prior relationship with the New York and New Jersey bomber — same thing with one of the Boston bombers. What could possibly be the reason for these garbled explanations?