Tamerlan Tsarnaev

Failure to Communicate

Intelligence sharing could have helped prevent Boston Marathon bombing

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.

Mugged by Reality

Column: After Boston, Obama can no longer ignore the global jihad

You have heard the words. You know the narrative. Let’s not rush to judgment. These were lone wolves. They were self-radicalized. The system worked. The dots were connected. Osama Bin Laden is dead; GM is alive. Al Qaeda is a shadow of its former self. It is time for nation building at home.

DHS Detected Tsarnaev Trip, Napolitano tells Congress

FBI, DHS accounts of Boston bomber travel diverge

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano told Congress Tuesday that the Customs Bureau picked up Boston bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev's trip to Russia but not his reentry into the United States. Napolitano's testimony contradicted an FBI account related by Sen. Lindsay Graham (R., SC) who said Monday that the bureau had been unaware of Tsarnaev's exit and reentry due to a clerical error.

Five Terrorists Who Struck After Being Interviewed By the FBI

Tamerlan Tsarnaev was killed late Thursday after his brother drove over him with an SUV, following a shootout with Boston police. The brothers are suspected of placing two bombs near the finish line of the Boston Marathon and engaging in multiple shootouts with law enforcement, killing four and wounding more than 170 people. Tamerlan Tsarnaev was also interviewed by the FBI in 2011, making him the fifth person either suspected or convicted of carrying out or assisting terrorist actions following contact with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Here are the five cases.