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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

CHARGED

in Boston Marathon Bombing

4/22/2013 10:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has just been hit with federal criminal charges for the Boston Marathon bombing ... and if convicted, he could face the death penalty.

Attorney General Eric Holder announced moments ago ... the 19-year-old has been charged with the following counts:

-- One count of using and conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction (namely, an improvised explosive device or IED) against persons and property within the United States resulting in death.

-- One count of malicious destruction of property by means of an explosive device resulting in death. 

According to officials, Tsarnaev could face up to life in prison or the death penalty if convicted.

Officials say Tsarnaev had his initial court appearance today from his hospital room ... where he is being treated for wounds sustained during a shoot out with police in Watertown, Mass.

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Elliot Rodger    

Its a good thing the FBI has known about this guy and his brother for two years

495 days ago
17.

tired of hearing about them    

At the risk of sounding non PC I wish the cops would have just killed him. It would have saved the tax payers a lot of money.

495 days ago
18.

Genghis Khan    

Let Khan behead him!

495 days ago
19.

Woot    

Ok, I'm a lone voice out here, but I don't want to see ANYONE die. My vote is for life in prison.

495 days ago
20.

Teresea Avant    

Yeah, get him well..so we can give him the death penalty...sounds weird to me

495 days ago
21.

Hgraves    

Certain things to do with this case and these brothers sound really fishy...

495 days ago
22.

Babypinkribbons    

Dudes only a kid & has thrown his life away already. So since he doesn't give a sh*t what happens, why should we?? I'm all for the death penalty on this one!!

495 days ago
23.

ricosauve15    

Death

495 days ago
24.

Nobrows    

Really? That's all Holder is charging him with? If it had been a white Christian, there would have been charges for each and every person injured, killed, inconvenienced, plus the price of the police officers and property damage, not to mention the boat.
And Obama just came out and said they were working alone and not helped by any other people or group. Really? I know he doesn't want to face the fact that Muslims like killing Americans, but how much whitewash can he put on this event before he loses all credibility?

495 days ago
25.

heavenly    

Good. **** you to all the idiots who thought he was innocent. They will kill him in prison before the he gets the death penalty

495 days ago
26.

Touche'    

Please take this mindless kid to the electric chair & straighten out his curls!

495 days ago
27.

BSname    

On June 11, 2001 Timothy McVeigh was put to death by lethal injection.
On that day I went to Disneyland.
I plan on being on the Dumbo ride watching Tinkerbell when this turd takes his last breath.

495 days ago
28.

blakhoode    

I fully expected them to pin his brother's death on him, seeing how he ran over him with a stolen car. I'm sure he'll get the death penalty. Politicians love the death penalty in terror cases, even though terrorist seem a lot more willing to die than anyone else. Life in prison would send a more powerful message.

495 days ago
29.

EastCoastChopper    

In 2009 Team Tsarnaev were building a non-permitted Minaret on-top of the MIT college dorms - They were buying pressure cookers by the pallet load...Growing beards to their knees and suddenly stopped eating all pork products... Yet they slipped under the radar?

Yikes....just yikes!

495 days ago
30.

EggsOverEasy    

April 21
-
22, 2013
--
Special Sunday
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Monday Edition. Tsarnaev bro
thers tied to anti
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Russian operations
in Boston, Finland, UK, and Israel
The pre
-
Boston Marathon activities of Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the two brothers accused of
detonating two homemade pressure cooker bombs near the finish line of the Boston Mar
athon on April
15, have been linked to anti
-
Russian operations with their bases in Boston, Finland, the United
Kingdom, and Israel. Most of these operations, designed to overthrow the government of Russian
President Vladimir Putin and establish a Salafist
Islamic Emirate in the Russian Caucasus, including
Chechnya and Dagestan, where the Tsarnaev family has family and residential roots, respectively,
involve the activities of the Chechen "government
-
in
-
exile."
U.S. law enforcement has linked the elder Tsar
naev, allegedly shot and mortally wounded by police
after engaging them in a shootout on April 19, to electronic communication with the Caucasus Emirate
of Doku Umarov, a Chechen guerrilla leader who has been responsible for a number of deadly terrorist
bo
mbings inside Russia.
From its creation in 2007 to 2011, the U.S. State Department did not list the Caucasus Emirate as a
foreign terrorist organization. In the meantime, other exiled Chechen groups that were, at the very least,
ambivalent to the terroris
t activities of the Caucasus Emirate, received aid and assistance from various
anti
-
Russian non
-
governmental organizations (NGOs) and those within the U.S. State Department who
handle political asylum requests. The Caucasus Emirate adheres to radical Salaf
ist Islam and is believed
to receive support from Saudi Arabia.
Specifically, U.S. law enforcement believes that Tamerlan Tsarnaev was communicating with the
Kavkaz Center, a website based in Helsinki, Finland that has been criticized by Finnish Lutheran
minister
-
turned
-
Russian Orthodix priest Juha Molari and Johan Backman of the Finnish
-
Caucasus
Friendship Society of being a mouthpiece for Chechen extremists like Umarov and others.
Backman
told the Russian news network RT that Finland may have promoted t
errorism by allowing the Kavkaz
Center to freely operate in the country. Backman said he "told the Finnish public the truth about the
activities of Doku Umarov in Finland because in Finland, the information channel of terrorists, the so
-
called Kavkaz Cente
r has been operating for several years without any kind of reaction from the
government or officials of Finland . . . Of course this raises questions about whether Finnish authorities
and the government of Finland are promoting terrorism against Russia."
International hedge fund mogul George Soros has an extensive political operation in Finland which he
uses to destabilize Russia by promoting Russian opposition and separatist groups, including the
Chechens. Soros has also been a major donor to President Ba
rack Obama and other Democrats but also
an investor in interests involving the Bush family, including The Carlyle Group. One Soros
-
influenced
group in Finland may be Pro
-
Karelia, a Finnish nationalist organization that seeks to convert the Russian
autonomo
us Republic of Karelia, formerly a part of Finland, to part of the Finnish nation and restore the
pre
-
World War II Finno
-
Russian border.
In fact, during the 2008 U.S. presidential campaign, the Kavkaz Center was quick to pick up on a WMR
article that rep
orted that, if elected, GOP candidate John McCain and his foreign policy adviser, the
noted neo
-
conservative Randy Scheunemann, with the urging of the anti
-
Putin hedge fund tycoon and
CIA
-
instructed George Soros, promised to not only recognize the independ
ence of Chechnya but other
Caucasus states, including Dagestan, which Umarov wants to see break away from Russia as part of the
Caucasus Emirate.
The Kavkaz Center reported: "According to the American pro
-
Russian "dissidents" in the person of a
journalist
Wayne Madsen in the American edition of Online Journal [which republished the WMR
article], a group of American neoconservatives, led by McCain foreign policy adviser Randy
Scheunemann and George Soros, lobbying Washington's recognition of Chechnya, Dages
tan and
Ingushetia as independent states in response to recognition of Russia the independence of Abkhazia and
South Ossetia."
The Kavkaz Center was the first to publish manifestos by Umarov claiming responsibility for the
terrorist bombings of the Nevsky
Express train between Moscow and St.Petersburg and the Moscow
Metro, and the attack on Moscow's Domodedovo airport.
Suspiciously, the Kavkaz Center published a denial from the "Mujahideen of the Caucasus Emirate
Province of Dagestan" on the Boston Marath
on bombing, a denial that tried to lay blame for the attack
on Moscow, a meme the neocon supporters of Chechnya in the United States can be expected to advance
in the next weeks and months. The Kavkaz statement reads:
"After the events in Boston, the US,
information has been distributed in the press saying that one of the
Tsarnaev brothers spent 6 months in Dagestan in 2012. On this basis, there are speculative assumptions
that he may have been associated with the Mujahideen of the Caucasus Emirate, in pa
rticular with the
Mujahideen of Dagestan.
The Command of the Province of Dagestan indicates in this regard that the Caucasian Mujahideen are
not fighting against the United States of America. We are at war with Russia, which is not only
responsible for th
e occupation of the Caucasus, but also for heinous crimes against Muslims.
Also, remember that even in respect to the enemy state of Russia, which is fighting the Caucasus
Emirate, there is an order by the Emir Dokku Umarov, which prohibits strikes on civ
ilian targets.
In this regard, the Command of the Mujahideen of the Province of Dagestan urges the media, primarily
the American, to halt speculations and promotion of Russian propaganda.
If the US government is really interested in establishing the tr
ue organizers of Boston bombings, and not
in complicity with the Russian show, it should focus on the involvement of Russian security services in
the events."
Friends of McCain, the late Boris Berezovsky, Albright, and Soros planning terrorist operatio
ns against
Russia. Have they now turned their sites on America as pro
-
Saudi Salafists take control of the Chechen
exile movement under the watchful eye of Saudi intelligence chief Prince Bandar ("Bandar Bush")? The
culprits of the Boston attack are the sam
e as those who were involved in 9/11
--
the neocons and their
loyalists inside the U.S. government.
One Chechen "government
-
in
-
exile" leader not only received financial backing from exiled Russian
-
Israeli tycoon Boris Berezovsky, who was found hanged in h
is home in Ascot, outside London on March
23 of this year, but was a good friend of Berezovsky. He is
Akhmed Zakayev, the exiled Chechen Republic's "Prime Minister" who received asylum in the United
Kingdom in 2003 and who is accused by Russian authoritie
s of thirteen counts of murder and hostage
-
taking. Zakayev immediately accused Putin's government of assassinating Berezovsky. The post mortem
concluded that Berezovsky was hanged but with no evidence of violence at the time of his death, leading
investiga
tors to conclude that suicide was the likely cause of death. Berezovsky's personal bodyguard
was
Avi Navama, a former Mossad agent.
In fact, the Tsarnaev family appears to have been granted asylum at the same time a number of stateless
"professional refu
gees" from Chechnya, including another Chechen separatist regime foreign minister,
Ilyas Akhmadov, were receiving asylum in the West. The Tsarnaev brothers and their father, Anzon
Tsarnaev, received official asylum in the United States in Arlington, Virgin
ia in 2002 after arriving in
the United States on tourist visas from the Republic of Kyrgyzstan in Central Asia. Kyrgyzstan was held
in high regard at the time because it had granted the Pentagon air base rights to the Manas airfield, near
the capital of B
ishkek, to fight the Taliban and "Al Qaeda" in Afghanistan.
In 2007, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev received a green card, permanent residency status in the United States.
Dzhokhar was sworn in as a U.S. citizen on September 11, 2012. His older brother, Tamerlan, was
initially refused a green card and, according to Anzon, returned to Russia to renew his passport.
Eventually, Tamerlan did obtain some sort of permanent residency status in the United States but his
application for U.S. citizenship was turned down because
of "red flags" either because of a domestic
abuse issue with his wife or concerns raised by U.S. and/or Russian security agencies about his political
ties. Anzor's claim that Tamerlan returned to Russia to renew his passport contradicts claims that
Tamerla
n, in addition to his brother, were holders of Kyrgyzstan passports when they first applied for
green card status in the United States. There is, of course, the possibility that Tamerlan could only renew
his Kyrgyzstan passport at the Kyrgyz embassy in Mos
cow.
As with Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the Department of Homeland Security and Justice Department initially had
problems with "Foreign Minister" Akhmadov's political asylum request, first made in 2002, the same
year the Tsarnaev's arrived in America. After his r
equest for political sylum was turned down,
Akhmadov found himself with a huge array of political supporters urging Homeland Security to
reconsider. They included McCain, Senator Edward Kennedy, former Secretaries of State Madeleine
Albright and Alexander
Haig, former national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski, former CIA
director James Woolsey, and former Defense Secretary and deputy CIA chief Frank Carlucci. A
sympathetic article in The Washington Post
--
a features article, not an op
-
ed piece
--
on Ak
hmadov's
plight was published on March 20, 2005. The article was written by Matthew Brzezinski, the nephew of
Zbigniew Brzezinski who was championing Akhmadov's cause.
House Judiciary Committee chairman James Sensenbrenner (R
-
WI) and chairman of Judiciary
Committee's immigration, border security and claims subcommittee John Hostettler (R
-
IN) urged
Attorney General John Ashcroft to review Akhmadov's initial asylum in the United States because of
information they had that indicated Akhmadov was linked to ter
rorism.
McCain has called for a military commission trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and a declaration that he is an
"enemy combatant" undeserving of constitutional protections. A military commission trial would permit
the government to suppress evidence that c
ould tie individuals like McCain and other neocons to support
for Chechen separatist terrorism.
One of the officials of the Chechen Republic independence government in Grozny was Vice Prime
Minister Shamil Basayev, held responsible for the deadly terroris
t attack on a school in Beslan, North
Oseetia in September 2004. Basayev was killed in an explosion in Ingushetia in July 2006. Akhmadov
was said to have been close to Basayev. In 1999, Basayev and Amir Khattab, a Saudi Salafist who ran
"Al Qaeda's" traini
ng camps in Afghanistan, attacked Dagestan, where Chechen terrorists had network
of sympathizers.
Akhmadov and his supporters won the day when in April 2004 a U.S. Immigration Judge in Boston
issued an order that granted Akhmadov political asylum in the
United States. The U.S. government
quickly dropped its asylum objection in August 2004 and political asylum was granted to Akhmadov the
same month.
While awaiting an asylum decision, Akhmadov lived for a year in the Boston home of former U.S. News
and Wor
ld Report Moscow correspondent Nicholas Daniloff, who was arrested by the KGB as a CIA
spy in 1986. Akhmadov later moved to Vermont. Akhmadov's cause was also taken up by two leading
neo
-
conservatives, Max Kampelman, aka Max Kampelmacher, chief U.S. arms n
egotiator under Ronald
Reagan and, more importantly, at the time of his death on January 25, 2013, co
-
chair of the American
Committee for Peace in Chechnya and board member of the Jewish Institute for National Security
Affairs (JINSA). Kampelman hired the
high
-
priced New York law firm of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver
and Jacobson to represent Akhmadov. The "Shriver" in the law firm's name is the late Sargent Shriver,
who obviously prevailed on Senator Ted Kennedy, his brother
-
in
-
law, to support Akhmadov's a
sylum
cause.
In 2007, Umarov, himself, stated that the Chechen Republic leadership had been infiltrated by Zionist
elements through their connections with Berezovsky.
It is noteworthy that Chechen Salafist guerrillas have fought against U.S. forces in Af
ghanistan and Iraq
and have been associated with Salafist guerrillas fighting against the Bashar al Assad government in
Syria. Secretary of State John Kerry has approved $130 million in military assistance for the Syrian
rebels and Defense Secretary Chuck
Hagel is negotiating a $10 billion arms agreement with Saudi
Arabia, Israel, and the United Arab Emirates. All three countries have covert connections with the
Chechen Islamist guerrillas.
The CIA has long had a relationship with Chechnya's independence m
ovement. International
"humanitarian" worker Fred Cuny, an ex
-
Marine and veteran of humanitarian operations in Biafra,
Bosnia, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Somalia, Croatia, Haiti, Mexico, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Turkey, Albania,
Kurdistan, Armenia, Zaire, Bangladesh, a
nd Iraq and the founder of the Intertect Relief and
Reconstruction Corporation (IRRC) of Dallas, Texas and the International Crisis Group, both suspected
CIA fronts, disappeared in Chechnya in 1995 while working with Chechen separatist guerrillas fighting
against Russian troops. IRRC eventually became Interworks, which is headquartered in Madison,
Wisconsin.
IRRC reportedly had Bosnia contracting connections with the Houston
-
based Halliburton Corporation
and its then
-
subsidiary Kellogg, Brown & Root.
Cuny
worked closely with operatives of Soros's Open Society Institute in Sarajevo and Zagreb on
Balkan matters. Provided with a $50 million budget by Soros, Cuny and the other Soros interlocutors,
including noted neocon Morton Abramowitz; Aryeh Neier, the pres
ident of the Soros Foundation;
Lionel Rosenblatt, President of the CIA
-
linked Refugees International; and the World Bank's Mark
Malloch Brown put the finishing touches on the final breakup of Yugoslavia.
Interest has been shown in the presence at the Bost
on Marathon of security personnel from the private
security contractor Craft International, founded by the late Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle. The personnel
were seen wearing Craft's signature garb and ball caps with the Craft skull logo, as well as carrying
back
packs and in one case, a remote control device that resembles a programmable detonator. On February 2,
2013, Kyle and his colleague were shot and killed by PTSD
-
afflicted veteran Eddie Ray Routh, who is
being held in the Erath County, Texas jail on a
$3 million bond. Craft International is headquartered in
Dallas, which, like IRRC and its successor Interworks, is involved in "international humanitarian aid
organization."
Presence of van with foreign consular plates in New Bedford and Diplomatic Secur
ity Service in
Watertown
Akhmadov has written at least two op
-
eds for The Boston Globe, one dated September 29, 2003 titled
"Talk peace in Chechnya" and the other dated February 24, 2005 titled "Russia's forgotten war." NBC
News anchorman Brian Williams n
oted the odd presence of a U.S. State Department Diplomatic
Security agent in Watertown shortly after Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was apprehended while hiding in a boat
parked in a yard in the Boston suburb. On April 20, FBI and Department of Homeland Security agent
s
arrested two men believed to be connected to the Tsarnaev brothers at the Hidden Brook apartments in
New Bedford, Massachusetts, near the campus of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, where
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev attended as a student. A minivan with f
oreign consular plates was present at the time
of the arrests in New Bedford.
Earlier, two men said to be from Kazakhstan and the girlfriend of one of the men were arrested by the
FBI at the same apartment complex. One of those arrested had a novelty lice
nse plate on his BMW that
read: "Terrorista #1." All those arrested were claimeed to have been UMass
-
Dartmouth friends of
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. After the arrests of the two male Kazakhs and the female, the UK's Daily Mail
reported that two Russian
-
speaking me
n in their 20s, claiming to be reporters for The Boston Globe,
entered the apartment of the Kazakhs through an unlocked patio door and claimed they were friends of
the arrested residents. They said, "We are friends of theirs. They are talking, they are tal
king’ and closed
the door. There was no firm denial from the Globe concerning the credentials of the two men who
insisted that they were reporters for the newspaper. However, it is noteworthy that Akhmadov
previously had a relationship with the paper as an
op
-
ed writer.
There is another foreign government angle to the marathon bombing. Israel National Police Chief
Yohanan Danino stated he was dispatching Israeli police officers and detectives to Boston to meet with
FBI agents in the hours after the terrori
st bombing. With an Arab connection to the bombings being
ruled out, what connection does Israel have with the Chechen terrorists. WMR has described the close
ties between Israel's support community in the United States and elsewhere and exiled Chechen
sep
aratists associated with terrorism. Israeli police insisted the visit to Boston by the Israelis was
planned before the April 15 bombing.
Ha'aretz reported that Ron Dermer, a foreign affairs adviser to Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin
Netanyahu and prospect
ive Israeli ambassador to the United States, told a secret group of Jewish leaders
in New York that the Boston marathon bombings would increase U.S. support for Israel. Netanyahu
uttered the same comments on Fox News after the 9/11 attack saying the attack
was "very good for
Israel."
It is now known that Russian law enforcement asked the FBI about Tamerlan Tsarnaev's possible
connections with terrorists before he made a trip to Russia in 2011. The FBI stated it had no information
on Tsarnaev's ties to radi
cals. The FBI is likely telling the truth about Tsarnaev's ties to radicals. In fact,
he had ties but to groups like the Chechen government
-
in
-
exile and allied Chechen guerrillas, which are
partly based in Boston, and have been supported by the neocons lik
e McCain and Woolsey, the CIA, and
George Soros.
With those connections it is likely that there were shoot on sight orders issued for the Tsarnaev brothers
by Langley to its friends in the Israeli, Boston, and Chicago police. One of the brothers is dead a
nd the
other is seriously wounded with reports that his throat injury may permanently disable his ability to talk.
And an inability to "talk" is the next best thing other than death as far Langley is concerned.

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