Committing an assassination? Carrying out a terrorist attack? Tradecraft usually dictates leaving your ID back at the hideout. So how come so many suspects keep dropping them at the scene of the crime?
Here’s a look at the news from the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris. Tune in for a WhoWhatWhy view of the fallout.
France’s record-breaking rally to demonstrate national unity after the Charlie Hebdo attacks masked a disturbing reality about divisions that could get much worse. WhoWhatWhy’s Kait Bolongaro reports from Paris.
“Je Suis Charlie” and “Boston Strong” are a little too close for comfort for the lawyers defending Boston Marathon Bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. They want a delay in his trial to let passions reignited in Boston by the Paris attacks cool off before they finish selecting a jury.
The attack on a Paris magazine by apparent Islamists prompted some in the media to compare it with the Boston Marathon Bombing. Russ Baker looks at a crucial similarity between the cases that’s missing from other accounts: the fact the security apparatus knew the alleged perpetrators very well.