Boston Police Commissioner Edward Davis implored members of the Senate for a mandate that enforces information sharing between federal and local agencies in front of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Wednesday morning.
The Obama administration’s ongoing failure to identify Islamic terrorists as such due to a prevailing policy of “political correctness” has left the country vulnerable to terror attacks, experts testified on Wednesday before Congress.
U.S. congressmen will meet security officials in Moscow this week to find out whether the FBI could have done more with Russian intelligence on the Boston bombing suspect to prevent the attack, one of the lawmakers said on Wednesday.
Fitting that the House held hearings within 24 hours on both the Benghazi attack and the Boston marathon bombing. The two seemingly disparate events, separated by time and distance and sophistication, share much in common. By the close of each sorry episode, four people had died. The villains in each case considered themselves soldiers of Allah fighting a holy war against America. In both instances the political correctness of government officials prevented discovery of the truth. Benghazi and Boston are symptoms of the same disorder. They are twin studies in evasion.
Boston law enforcement and counterterrorism officials testified Thursday that the FBI and federal authorities failed to share critical intelligence information about the Boston marathon bombers that could helped prevent last month’s deadly terror attack.
A new magazine called Al Qaeda Airlines hit the Internet last month and includes how-to guides for those interested in conducting terrorist attacks, according to a Wednesday presentation on Capitol Hill by the Simon Wiesenthal Center.