Skip to comments.FBI interviewed Tamerlan Tsarnaev in 2011
Posted on 04/20/2013 2:52:23 AM PDT by Mr Radical
"The FBI interviewed Tamerlan Tsarnaev in 2011 after a request from a foreign government, US law enforcements officials have confirmed. But agents closed the case after finding no cause for concern.
In an interview on Russian television, the mother of the two suspects said the FBI had been in contact with her son for several years.
It is not known which country made the request, but the BBC's Paul Adams in Washington says it is likely to have come from the Russians."
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We may know the names of the suspects in the Boston marathon attacks and also much about their lives, but the question of why they did it remains elusive. Recollections of friends and family, as well as the digital data trail people now leave on social media, means we can get a picture of a young brother who seemed to be a well-adjusted student."
(Excerpt) Read more at bbc.co.uk ...
As I recall now, there was a surprisingly swift response from the Russian officials when this bombing incident first occurred. Could it be that the Russian Federation is doing the job that the Current Regime just will not do?
The Russians seemed to have an awful lot of intelligence on the whole Chechan “revolutionary” movement that is seemingly overlooked by Holder & Co.
Including the ties to al-Qaeda and the Saudi Arabian government.
he;s not read Miranda in liberal yuppie Boston and yet others who have done even worse and are not American get their Miranda rights read to them
This administration is so screwed up, they say we’re safer than ever, they looked at these two and let them go and now we get no Miranda for an American
These were Sons of Obama, much like Nidal Hasan and Trayvon Martin. Much like Franklin Roosevelt inspired an entire generation of young people to pursue public service, and John F. Kennedy inspired young people to join the Peace Corps, Barack Hussein Obama (mmm mmm mmm) has inspired an entire generation of idealistic young Muslims to pursue their dreams of 72 Virgins and Paradise. Hasan was on Obama’s transition team (http://www.wnd.com/2009/11/115230/), Trayvon was the son Obama wished he had, and now these two brothers were HUGE Obama supporters and were wanting to show their devotion to their dear Leader. (http://newsbusters.org/blogs/matthew-sheffield/2013/04/19/suspected-boston-bomber-dzhokhar-tsarnaev-appears-have-been-obama)
Federals Bungle Investigations.....or Forwarding Barry’s Interests.
Unreal. Can you imagine if whoever did this tweeted support of American conservatives? There would be hysteria. It was good also to see people waving flags and celebrating. But is there any doubt if the president’s name were Romney or Bush right now that media elites and others would be mocking the shows of patriotism??
Meanwhile at airport TSA screenings little grandmas in wheelchairs get the pat down routine while the front door is wide open for 3rd world radical muzzies to immigrate into the waiting arms of the host PC Rats as doorkeepers. And we taxpaying chumps pay multiple billions for Homeland Insecurity. FUBAR....
The FBI is scurrying around in a massive CYA effort to whitewash its incompetence in failing to stop the attackers. They had eyes on this guy in 2011 and gave him a free pass after a cursory look. They claim now that they found nothing incriminating. They didn’t look very hard. A Chechen with ties to a radical mosque, who is posting links to a radical Australian cleric, and has a Youtube page full of radical songs. This smacks of the incompetence in the Fort Hood bomber, who was also in contact with a radical cleric. I suspect that the FBI is under orders from Holder not to act on anything other than explicit chatter about terrorist activities and told that they cannot take into consideration a person’s religious activities (unless of course the person is Christian) even if they are dabbling in radical islamic sites. Much more information about this on Daily Mail in the UK, although the link to this article seems to be disrupted.
“FBI ‘investigating possibility that the government’s terror-trackers knew about the bombers before the blasts’
Any inquiry into the marathon bombing will look into whether agents could have taken action to prevent the bombing that killed 3 and wounded 173 others.”
What about the ‘rights’ of a family to go to an American event in an American city and be safe from a hateful cold-blooded attack by a person the FBI had been warned about by a foreign government?
I can fully understand how the administration missed these terrorists. They were busy at the time with more pressing concerns like raiding Gibson Guitar because they were using the ‘wrong’ kind of wood on their fret boards. Everyone knows fret boards made of politically incorrect wood pose a real threat to the public.
I still do not understand how a ‘refugee’ can make an extended foreign trip and then return to the United States.
A common sense response should be ‘Hey, if it’s safe enough for you to go back to the region for a vacation, then why don’t you pack the rest and stay there?’
Obama and Holder made the FBI ignore them because
of their love for all things antiAmerican.
So why d they release a crystal clear picture of them at the race after they’ve been caught?
“...the Russian Federation is doing the job that the Current Regime just will not do?”
I was disgusted by the government employees getting in front of the cameras and spreading shout-outs to each other. It was like they were at the Academy Awards. They missed the guy even when they shut down the entire city and only after big brother lifted the curfew did a unarmed citizen stepping outside his home to burn one finds the guy passed out in his boat.
Not to mention that the FBI had interviewed the brother at the Russians recommendation and found nothing of concern.
We are paying a fortune in taxes for these guys to “protect” us. And they now want to take away our guns and open our borders even more. I think not.
This is just more proof that government fails, it employs human beings who are not infallible and that our God-given Rights must devolve to the people themselves. We cannnot count on government, particularly in a crisis.
Agree 100%. Law enforcement was ineffectual, maybe ultimately for pc reasons. Sickening congratulations heaped on each other. You’d think it was New Jersey.
If this oversight had happened under a republican adminstration, THIS would be the only story this morning, talking points would be prepared, congress would be calling for an emergency hearing. The events of the past week would be the secondary story. There is no doubt in my mind.
Whose passport was he travelling under. Not a US citzen, how could he have gotten a Russian PP if he had been in US for 10 yrs? Something aint right.
Remember the disgraceful display at the press conference following the Gabby Gifford’s shooting. The Demogoging? The FBI Director that couldn’t even look up as he spoke, for shame. => Yah him, he’s toast!
Following earlier reports they weren’t known to immigration authorities as Russian nationals and came under Turkish passports.
Like Hillary did after 911 Cruz needs to bring the picture of GWB on the NYT Front P page and scream “Bush knew”.
What did several FBI interviews indicate about this guy, who made the call, and most important of all is how is the policy of Obama working out because the basis of that has been demonstrated to be a failed idea causing gruesome deaths to American citizens.
What did Obama and Holder know and how did his foolish policy towards Terror shape the choice to do nothing with the greatest terrorist to America since bin Laden?
When you lead, you are accountable for the choices and outcomes that transpire from those decisions.
Obama will not be able to use the Benghazi template to avoid accountability for the Terror attack on Boston.
This makes the Jamie Gorlick wall look like a picket fence
Talk to anyone who has a clue that was in Afghanistan or Iraq. A lot of Chechens showed up to fight our guys. Tough guys, good fighters was the assessment of a Marine I was talking with about it earlier this weeks.
They did the same thing in NJ. They held press conferences and acted like they had stood back all of the damage. Meanwhile, people are displaced in the dead of winter without food, water or shelter.
They are so desperate to not look like the stooges during Katrina that they rush to the cameras to yell at people, “Look at us! We are here doing what you pay us for. Don’t ask for budget cuts or we may not be here next time.” They don’t even realize that they were not effective the entire time.
Sickening is all I could say watching that award ceremony last night. If they (government) had done their job in the first place, this may not have happened at all.
What did the Russian Security Services do or not do while Tamerlan was in their country? Is it possible that the Russians allowed Tamerlan to return to the USA in their expectations that eventually he would commit Ismalic terrorism?
Wow, Tamerlane was something else.
1 “Tsarnaev’s own social media page tells it all...”
2. His father said he was “hoping to be a brain surgeon.” No, he wasn’t!
It's called a political witch hunt. Janet and friends have determined that anyone who's NOT a liberal is extreme. That's where the 'extreme' meme comes from.... Elite liberals want anyone who disagrees with their politics to be bunched in with radical muslims who actually do want to kill us.
P O L I T I C A L W I T C H - - H U N T
In the meantime radical Muslims around the world are telling us they hate us and want to kill us. Our ‘security’ laughs this off because they're friggin’ idiots ...
"Tamerlane based his strength on the exploitation of settled populations and inherited a system of rule which could encompass both settled and nomad populations. "
Tamerlane the Conquerer/Impaler meets, naive, preppy, metrosexual Boston. The contrast is stunning.
Or any other template.
The whole nation (and the world) watched this Jihadist horror unfold for days. The hideous images speak for themselves. Normal activities and public transportation in a major Amercan city virtually ground to a halt for an entire day. Now it comes to light that despite the fact that law enforcement had previous knowledge of one of the bombers, he was not identified in time to prevent a second rampage and additional loss of life.
This is way too big to be swept under the rug.
Holder and Big Sis must be made to resign.... Still debating whether this is MIHOP or LIHOP...
A brave man once stood in the ashes of despair and said...”..and those people that knocked these buildings down will hear from all of us soon” True leadership in the face of crisis which got pilloried by the left for political gain... Now look at what we have an appeaser that won’t even recognize the enemy when they are blowing up women and children in the streets of America....
We must hold Obama accountable...
Wouldn't it have been wall-to-wall FAILED this and FAILED that?
Obama's regime will surely get a pass, even get a bounce out of this.
Compare to W, 9/11 and his administration's "failure" to act on non-specific Al Queda threats.
Khobar Tower bombings
African embassy bombings
Ever recall of heads rolling of their stupidity?
I think Obama will have more difficulty sweeping this one under the rug than Benghazi.
This is the history that may never be told. There will be no congressional hearings or committees, such as we saw in the aftermath of 9-11 when the Dems tried to pin responsibility on the Republican administration.
Don’t forget the collapse of the Soviet Union.
I can't imagine why anyone would have worried about him.
The liberal hypocrites are charging him under Federal law not MA law and may seek the death penalty in a State where it is banned.
Please help me exposed the liberal hypocrisy by pointing this fact out!
How is it they had multiple photos of him at the Marathon and yet were unable to match him up with their face recognition software? He should have popped right up, especially as he was living nearby. These were good pictures and lots of them. It should have been a slam dunk!
Another thing. There must have been scores of people in the area at home watching the pictures on the TV who knew one and likely both of these guys and should have been dialing 911 within seconds of the pictures being released.
"Hey, I know that guy! That's my roommate/classmate/soccer buddy/boxing partner/husband/son-in-law... and that's his brother!""
Given that probability, how come nobody fingered them and it was hours later and these guys were still on the loose until they panicked, murdered the MIT cop, and went on the run? They should have been in custody within the hour from the number of people who knew them and saw the pictures. Yet, apparently there were no tips the authorities were pursuing.
Weren't the police and FBI answering their phones or were they just so overwhelmed?
Reminds me of the scene in ‘Skyfall’ when Bond asked Patrice “Where’s the list?” before Patrice fell from a skyscraper to his death. It appears that the same will be asked of the Teen Terrorist...
And yet we continue to throw money at them.
Conservatives must accept that government failure extends to law enforcement as well.
I hate the fact that some on our side will use this to argue for bigger budgets for these incompetent Federal agencies and more of a police state.
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