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Thank you, Comrades

But as for the FBI and CIA …

Posted: May 1, 2013 at 4 a.m.

WHAT a world. And how it changes. It seems Russian authorities alerted their American counterparts a year ago about a potential terrorist (“a follower of radical Islam” ) named Tamerlan Tsarnaev. It was the American intelligence agencies, principally the FBI but maybe with a little help from the CIA, that let the suspect slip through their fingers in a sequence of events worthy of Inspector Clouseau—with a supporting cast consisting of Mack Sennett’s old Keystone Cops.

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Editorial, Pages 16 on 05/01/2013

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