DEBKAfile Video April 24, 2013, 8:53 PM (GMT+02:00)
Tamerlan Tsarnaev established links with al Qaeda’s Caucasian networks for terrorist attacks in America, starting with the Boston bombings. In 2011, Russian intelligence notified the ...
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis April 20, 2013, 4:39 PM (GMT+02:00)
Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev won the dubious distinction of being the first terrorist operatives to import al Qaeda terror to the United States through a route outside the Middle East – the Caucasus. debkafile: The pair were double agents, hired by US and Saudi intelligence to penetrate the Wahhabi jihadist networks which spread across the Russian Caucasian, with the help of certain Saudi financial institutions. Instead, the two former Chechens betrayed their mission and went over secretly to the radical Islamist networks.
DEBKAfile Special Report April 20, 2013, 5:03 AM (GMT+02:00)
After a day of lockdown, Bostonians came out cheering when their mayor shouted “We got him!” A massive police operation in Boston ended Friday night with the capture of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, suspected with his brother of the twin bombing Monday, April 15, at the Boston Marathon, which left three dead and 180 injured and the death of a police in a shootout out at MIT Friday. He was finally hunted down hiding in a boat at a Watertown address and captured injured but conscious and able to answer questions.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis April 16, 2013, 7:45 PM (GMT+02:00)
FBI Special Agent Richard Deslauriers told reporters Tuesday, April 16, that the probe had no leads 18 hours after two explosions blew up at the annual Boston Marathon’s finishing line, killing three people and injuring 176 – 17 critically. debkafile discloses that suspicion has fallen on a terror cell of three Saudi nationals, very possibly tied to Al Qaeda in Arabia, who shared an apartment outside Boston. Two are in police hands – one of them with badly burned hands in hospital – a third is on the run.