Skip to comments.Terror database too vague to flag Boston suspect
Posted on 05/02/2013 8:39:25 PM PDT by Nachum
WASHINGTON When a Russian intelligence service told the CIA that Tamerlan Tsarnaev had become an Islamic radical looking to join underground groups, the agency put his name in the government´s catch-all database for terrorism suspects. The Terrorist Identities Datamart Environment list, known as TIDE, was the government´s attempt after the Sept. 11 attacks to consolidate a hodgepodge of watch lists, and ensure that every law enforcement agency would be alerted when it came into contact with a possible terrorist. But TIDE has ballooned to 875,000 records, and critics say it is so all-encompassing
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But Bush was blamed by these same idiots for 9/11 because they single out one line of one intelligence briefing saying that some Islamists plan to attack America somewhere at an undetermined time. How could bush not stop an attack with such specific info.
According to this Administration thatthe people worship and adore, the Boston marathon bomber was not a terrorists. Terrorists are Tea Party members,former military, White males, Christians, and legitimate gun owners.
On the “watthh list” should go to a tribunal for adjudication, then deport or not.
Maybe deported with a tattoo and a chip and retinal prints?
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Homeland security was put in place so that information would not get lost along the way....
the fact there are so many on these lists says MORE that we are not prosecuting and following thru with those who need to be apprended then those who are simply listed.
Sort of like men in prison who should be executed...are “watched”.
The regulations and laws of this administration have so tied the hands of all agencies it’s a wonder any are caught!
I do believe we have able and prepared men and woman who are all about getting the job done...they just need to be cut loose to do it.....but they are not!
Well, duh! Those right-winged conservative Tea Party Christian NRA veterans will likely buy a gas guzzling Ford over a PC green Volt. That ranks far above following through on terrorist warnings from Russia and Saudi Arabia.
Isn’t there something wrong with the system if there are over 875,000 records?
How many are illegal aliens? on welfare?
How many were added (or not) during this administration?
i hoep to heck that when benghazi trials expsoe the gross incompetence and neglect and cover-ups of present dear leader’s office that they will ALSO brign up the fact that his ‘leadership’ was grossly incompetent in safeguardign us sagaisnt KNOWN terrorists liek the boston bombers
Roughly, one in 365 people are on the terror watch list? Really?
Sounds like there are a lot of political enemies on the list.
If roughly one in 365 people are on the terror watch list. Then...statistically...and neglecting foreigners...
Every time you go to the mall there is at least one person on the terror watch list and maybe four or five.
If you go to a pro baseball/football game there are probably 40 to 80 maybe 100 people present that are on the terror list.
Well see them terrorists are smart they know if the refrain from supporting the tea party and reading the bible and storing more than a few weeks of food they can stay off the terror watch lists.
Let’s hope that the writer of this excrement is one who will quit if the Koch bros buy that rag.