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Boston Bombing Anniversary: Denying the Obvious

As Boston prepares for the 2016 marathon, memorials have been organized across the city. Three years later, however, have the authorities really learned anything from the horrors of the bombings?

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No, America Is Not Collectively Responsible for the Tsarnaevs

The Washington Post recently published a lengthy review of a book about Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev by Masha Gessen, entitled The Brothers: The Road to an American Tragedy. The first problem with this book is the title.

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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Verdict: Guilty, Guilty, Guilty

The verdict in Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s trial for the Boston Marathon bombings began unrolling shortly after 2:00 PM Eastern time, and it was guilty, guilty, guilty right down the line. The first ten charges he was found guilty on all carry a potential death penalty, including conspiracy to use a weapon of mass destruction resulting in death.

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Tsarnaev’s Bloody Boat Jihad Message Introduced At Court

The trial of surviving Boston Marathon jihadi Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has included much discussion of the boat he was hiding in when the police took him down. Tsarnaev wrote a message on the inside of the boat, which is somewhat difficult to read because it is punctuated with bullet holes and bloodstains.