Skip to comments.AP sources: Boston bomb suspects from Russia region near Chechnya, lived in US at least 1 year
Posted on 04/19/2013 3:50:48 AM PDT by Colofornian
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From Mother Jones (Mother Jones!):
Boston Bombing Suspect Posted Video on Al Qaeda Prophecy on YouTube
By Adam Serwer
| Fri Apr. 19, 2013 5:45 AM PDT
The deceased suspect in the bombing of the Boston marathon, which killed three and injured more than 170, appears to have posted a video extolling an extremist religious prophecy associated with Al Qaeda to his YouTube page.
Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the 26 year-old brother of the second Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, had a YouTube page where he posted religious videos, including a video of Feiz Mohammad, a fundamentalist Australian Muslim preacher who rails against the evils of Harry Potter. Among those videos is one dedicated to the prophecy of the Black Banners of Khurasan which is embraced by Islamic extremistsparticularly Al Qaeda. The videos posted on what appears to be Tsarnaev’s YouTube page may shed light on the motivations for the attack on the Boston Marathon. The prophecy states that an invincible army will come from the region of “Khurasan,” a large portion of territory in central Asia.
“This is a major hadith (reported saying of the prophet Muhammad) that jihadis use, it is essentially an end-time prophecy,” says Aaron Zelin, a fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy “This is definitely important in Al Qaeda’s ideology.” In The Black Banners, former FBI agent Ali Soufan’s book about his pursuit of Al Qaeda that is named after this prophecy, Soufan describes the prophecy this way:
Khurasan is a term for a historical region spanning northeastern and eastern Iran and parts of Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, and northwestern Pakistan. Because of the hadith, jihadists believe that this is the region from which they will inflict a major defeat against their enemiesin the Islamic version of Armageddon.
The older Tsarnaev seems to have posted the video four months ago under the username “muazseyfullah.” According to Zelin, “Mu’az is usually a name,” and “Sayf Allah means sword of God.” Here is the video:
According to Soufan’s book, “Its not a coincidence that bin Laden made al-Qaedas flag black; he also regularly cited the hadith and referenced Khurasan when recruiting, motivating, and fund-raising.” Soufan adds that Al Qaeda operatives he interrogated were often convinced that by joining the extremist group they were fulfilling the prophecy. Soufan states that the origin of the “black banners” hadithand whether the prophet Muhammad ever said itis questionable.
Yeah, but their middle names were Sarah Palin. Can’t these media guys get anytthing right?
“yes that is true, keyword here is Islam.”
No, the keyword here is Sarah Palin. Get with the program.
“...One is Jewish, the other is Muslim. One wants to live in peace, the other one wants to kill him....”
It really IS that stark a difference, isn’t it, when you think about it...
Most people the world over - conservative, liberal, Christian, Jewish, German, Irish, black, white, asian, - whatever - just want to be left the hell alone to live out their lives, raise their families, chase their dreams in peace.
And then there’s others who just don’t understand the whole concept of live and let live.
Frigging ridiculous, isn’t it....
RT (Russia Today), a Russian government funded English language news network is calling these guys “homegrown” American terrorists cause their parents brought them here in 2002.
The President of Chechnya (Vladimir Obama?) is saying they have “no link to Chechnya”.
Trying to catch up after a few hours sleep. How developments change so quickly!
What the H are they doing in the US?
Nexis also shows he was a registered voter.
“I have no American friends, I don’t understand them.”
OBAMA AND DEMOCRATS DID THIS.
It is a direct result of thier policies.
Suspect is gone.
Chris Wallace on Foxnews just asked the same question?
You are a blessing, I am back now, thank you for getting screen shots of all of this, can you make sure you get all the links recorded? They will scrub all ties to Islam as soon as CAIR gets involved. Again thank you
THis is also going on:
UPDATE: Two men in custody as investigation into Massachusetts car continues in Falls
Niagara Falls Police Superintendent Bryan DalPorto said two men are being detained as Falls and State Police continue to investigate a car with Massachusetts plates on Elmwood Avenue.
DalPorto said the two men are not Russion nationals but would not comment further on the subject.
Falls police received a tip from a passerby of the car and the car was stopped by a patrolman. The two men in the car are being detained for questioning, DalPorto said.
Meanwhile, Falls and New York State Police have closed off Elmwood Avenue between 18th and 19th streets while the state police bomb squads robotic device investigates the black Nissan.
Were not sure of the contents of the car or what their activity is, DalPorto said of the situation.
Its early in the investigation, added Capt. Craig Hanesworth of the New York State Police.
There are items in the car, he said. what they are, we dont know.
Police were not evacuating the area behind City Market, but police were urging people in the area to stay in their homes.
Maybe he’s a lurker!
I seem to remember an article from a few years back stating Al Qaeda was looking to recruit non-Arib looking terrorist to carry out attacks in the U.S. and Europe, specifically from places like Chechnya.
Looks to me like they were successful, and I also think that 3rd suspect the Saudi was here to observe and perhaps provide technical assistance.
Hey, how dare you attack this young man! The DREAMERS are defacto Americans in every way, many of them the best and brightest in their field, and they want to make productive citizens of themselves, but don't have access to affordable college simply because of their immigration status. Why do we want to punish people for success, it must be racism...
Oh wait! You mean he's a TERRORIST and killed people? Nevermind then. This guy is a foreign national and big imperialist America has no right to punish him, especially with our barbaric capital punishment laws. We must contact the embarrass of his home country immediately and ensure he is given proper legal representation from his country of origin, who should have jurisdiction over him...
< insane liberal mindset right now>
You would think they would be uses to it by now, every-time an act of mass murder or takes places its always a leftist a nutcase(with leftist history) or mulsulem terrorist.
They immigrated in 2002. The media will blame George W. Bush for them being allowed into the country.
The elder Tsarnaev, in a series of conversations with ABC News, insisted that his sons were innocent, but said he would appeal to his son to “surrender peacefully.”
“Give up. Give up. You have a bright future ahead of you. Come home to Russia,” the dad said.
The father warned, however, “If they killed him, then all hell would break loose.”
“If they kill my second child, I will know that it is an inside job, a hit job. The police are to blame,” the father told ABC News. “Someone, some organization is out to get them.”
Just the other day my mom, who studied Russian, told me you could transliterate cyrillic any number of ways.
Obviously the 2 similar D names were the same name transliterated differently, the dead older brother was named Tamerlan. So that media profile I found was of the currently still living one. I apologize for this mistake. ;d
world view ISLAM
Tamerlan was questioned 2 years ago about radical ties.
Yet his uncle or some other d-bag says it had nothing to do with Islam.
A coinky-dink. Obviously these are tax-protesing, tea-party radical Muslims. Riiiiiiiiiiight.
“Yet his uncle or some other d-bag says it had nothing to do with Islam.”
My first thought about the uncle: He doth protest too much.
O’Reilly just said the dad thinks it’s a “frame-up”.
I supsect the entire family, they could be innocent but I supsect them.
“I supsect the entire family, they could be innocent but I supsect them.”
You have to assume EVERY Islamo is a terrorist. Worked here with the Japs in WW2, eh? The last was that this country won, BY FIGHTING A WAR AS A WAR NOT A POLICE ACTION!!!
Did you know JOE DIMAGGIO’S PARENTS were under surveillance during WW2. Yes, THE Joe D...like they were spies for Mussolini.
Djoroslav was a HIPPY.
Hippy is a gateway ideology.
Wow, I never heard that.
Yes, I saw it on the Military Channel.
Yep, big mouth piece of crap Cuomo.
Speaking for those “POOR INDIANS AND SCHOOL CHILDREN GETTING MASSACRED”, and yet trading them condoms, booze and corruption in exchange for guns, property, dignity and the respect of their thoughts, completely school and sex addled indoctrinated and enslaved in “public school” aka as prison life conditioning.
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