Skip to comments.Russia alerted US repeatedly about suspect, senators say (planned to go to NYC next)
Posted on 04/24/2013 7:13:52 AM PDT by Mount Athos
Russian authorities contacted the US government with concerns about Tamerlan Tsarnaev not once but multiple times, including an alert it sent after he was first investigated by FBI agents in Boston, raising new questions about whether the FBI should have paid more attention to the suspected Boston Marathon bomber, US senators briefed on the investigation said Tuesday.
The FBI has previously said it interviewed Tsarnaev in early 2011 after it was initially contacted by the Russians. In their review, completed in summer 2011, the bureau found no evidence that Tsarnaev was a threat. The FBI requested but did not receive more specific or additional information from Russia, the agency said last week.
Following a closed briefing of the Senate Intelligence Committee Tuesday, Senator Richard Burr, a North Carolina Republican, said he believed that Russia alerted the United States about Tsarnaev in multiple contacts, including at least once since October 2011.
The details came amid revelations that the brothers may have planned to escape to New York last week with a car full of bombs, according to a senior law enforcement official. We just killed a cop. We blew up the Marathon. And now were going to New York. Dont [expletive] with us, Tamerlan told a witness, the official said.
(Excerpt) Read more at bostonglobe.com ...
Sorry to say, but Big Brother is definitely watching.
It seems these guys were on various watch list before becoming citizens...
This seems to be getting lost among all the other news reports on the bombing. This is major. It was reported on Russian TV and other foreign outlets last Sunday and has FINALLY reached the U.S. media!
Thanks for posting this.
And coming from the Boston Globe. :)
Thank you for the ping.
From the Boston Globe.
It is pretty apparent that this guy was on the radar.
I think so.
Apparently some in those far left corners, have been finally shaken up a bit. But I won’t hold my breath as to any lasting significance.
It is what it is. You take, care and have a great upcoming day.
God bless and keep you, dearest one.
No..we knew about it and it was on the major networks as well.
Likewise onyx. Your a solid contribution to American society in a good way as far as I am concerned. Let HIS tender HAND be upon you always.
Thank you so much, ((((Marine_Uncle))))
At this point you should not even having to offer a thank you, your records of service at this site are A+. :)
Now that Glenn Beck has done some legwork on it, it should get more attention, but probably won’t. I overhear people saying things like “It was violence, but not terror,” and “home-grown,” etc. The media have succeeded in branding this and now everyone seems tired of the story. Besides, a physical act like the bombing always will get more attention that the root causes. Oh well, I’ve been off the computer for a while, so maybe time to catch up and see if the vista has improved.
Anything that gets legs worthwile will always get shut down one way or another...usually media blocks it out.
CNN cut off the Bush Library Feed with all four Presidents present..to announce that Hagel confirmed Syria used Chemical weapons....as if we didn’t know this already...yet it was bannered “Breaking News”......
Glen Becks the enemy in their eyes...they won’t coddle to him.
OBAMA (peace be upon him) KNEW, AND APPROVED!!
Leftists would rather watch the legs get blown off their children than abandon political correctness.
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