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Boston bombing suspect cites U.S. wars as motivation, officials say

• Scott Wilson, Greg Miller and Sari Horwitz
 The 19-year-old suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings has told interrogators that the American wars in Iraq and Afghanistan motivated him and his brother to carry out the attack, according to U.S. officials familiar with the interviews.

From his hospital bed, where he is now listed in fair condition, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has acknowledged his role in planting the explosives near the marathon finish line on April 15, the officials said. The first successful large-scale bombing in the post-Sept. 11, 2001, era, the Boston attack killed three people and wounded more than 250 others.

The officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity to describe an ongoing investigation, said Dzhokhar and his older brother, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, who was killed by police as the two attempted to avoid capture, do not appear to have been directed by a foreign terrorist organization.

Rather, the officials said, the evidence so far suggests they were “self-radicalized” through Internet sites and U.S. actions in the Muslim world. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has specifically cited the U.S. war in Iraq, which ended in December 2011 with the removal of the last American forces, and the war in Afghanistan, where President Obama plans to end combat operations by the end of 2014.

4 Comments in Response to

Comment by Ed Price
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The shot-up, half-dead, drugged, coached-by-Government-officials "Boston bombing suspect cites U.S. was as motivation..."

Comment by Mike Renzulli
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 "The jihadi is proud to kill in the name of Allah because that is what Allah told us in the Quran." - Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab

Comment by TL Winslow
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The Boston Jokers were just doing what Allah commanded them to do in the Quran at 5:33. There's no way it's a false flag perpetrated by infidels, because they sure don't take orders from Allah, only true believers do. 5:33 says that anybody who spreads 'corruption' in Allah's Lands must be killed, maimed, tortured, etc., and the mere presence of infidel troops is more than enough. As for the innocent American people back home:

"The American people are the ones who pay the taxes which fund the planes that
bomb us in Afghanistan... so the American people are the ones who fund the
attacks against us, and they are the ones who oversee the expenditure of these
monies in the way they wish, through their elected candidates...  This is why
the American people cannot be innocent of all the crimes committed by the
Americans and Jews against us." - Osama bin Laden

Therefore the Boston Joker is just doing the right thing for a true Muslim allowed to roam free in America. Congress must stop Muslim immigration else the U.S. will be the new Israel.

Comment by Dave Phemid
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That puke kid's response is B.S. There is a lot more behind the bombings than what we are being told. Something of that magnatude had to come from a higher source....I'll give you one guess.....

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