April 25, 2013

Boston bombing suspect put on terrorist watch list at CIA request

The CIA asked the main U.S. counterterrorism agency to add the name of one of the suspected Boston Marathon bombers to a watch list more than a year before the attack, according to U.S. officials.

The agency took the step after Russian authorities contacted officials there in the fall of 2011 and raised concerns that Tamerlan Tsarnaev.. Read more + video.

The Washington Post

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- Boston bombing suspect flagged on terror databases, questions raised over US govt’s handling - RT

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