Based on today’s House and Senate hears about the Boston Marathon Bombings, it seems that we still haven’t learned the lessons of 9/11, when it was clear that agencies were not sharing crucial information with each other. In that instance, the CIA did not share information with the FBI about the men who hijacked the planes.
Now it seems that the FBI did not know about Tamarlan Tsarnaev’s trip to Russia in 2012, although the Department of Homeland Security did.
It also emerged that the Russians warned us “multiple times” about him.
The FBI is searching for a “sleeper cell” of a dozen terrorists whom they believe have ties to the Tsarnaev brothers.
A team of FBI and CIA interrogators are in Boston waiting to question Dzhokhar Tsernaev, who has a throat wound and can’t talk.
A source involved in the investigation of the Boston Marathon bombings last Monday claims “We have no doubt the brothers were not acting alone. The devices used to detonate the bombs were highly sophisticated….”