Friday, April 19, 2013
Boston Bombers' Foreign Ties Refocus Attention on Chechnya
The two suspects' ethnic backgrounds and foreign origins are focusing attention on Chechnya, a hotbed of Al Qaeda-linked Islamic terrorism.
DEBKAfile reports the brothers belonged to a Saudi AQ-financed Wahhabi cell.
The father of the brothers is pleading with his son, the surviving suspect still at large, to surrender peacefully. However, the father warns the United States "all hell will break loose" if his son is killed. Click here for the story.
In contrast, the suspects' uncle, addressing reporters outside his suburban Maryland home, condemned their acts unequivocally, calling them "losers" who brought shame on all Chechens. Read more.