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Boston Bombing News: Ibragim Todashev and the FBI Follies

A letter from Ibragim Todashev’s father to President Obama includes the detail that his son was interviewed four times by the FBI before his death, and that he was tortured before he was killed. Abdulbaki Todashev says that he himself, as well as some of his son’s friends, have been systematically harassed by the Feds.

B. Blake has posted an article on TBMB (with autopsy photos). The photos suggest that Ibragim was shot in the back before he being killed with the head shot – making it even less likely that he ever rushed at the agents or threatened them.

Why was Ibragim really killed? The FBI expects the public to unquestioningly believe their unbelievable version of events. And yet, by killing this young man only five weeks after the Marathon Bombing, and by explicitly connecting Ibragim to Tamerlan Tsarnaev, they virtually invite us to speculate about what the real connection is. What might Ibragim have known about the Tsarnaev brothers? Possibly that Tamerlan was an FBI informant?

There is no real evidence connecting TT or IT to the 2011 Waltham murders; it’s all inference and innuendo. According to the prosecution narrative, the triple murder was an anti-Semitic statement by a budding Islamic terrorist. B. Blake suggests that the real motive was that Brendan Mess and his cohorts were up to their necks in the drug trade, and were executed as suspected informers.

The general American public may easily believe official lies, but Abdulbaki Todashev’s heartfelt letter suggests that this isn’t the case everywhere. “… in my country actions of these FBI agents are classified as an abuse of power and a premeditated murder. I believe that the FBI agents not only damaged reputation of their agency but also of the entire country in the eyes of the international community. It seems that FBI in the United States is everything … There is no authority above them. FBI can kill anyone wherever and whenever they want … Because of actions of such FBI agents and other similar people in power for the last several years the democracy, former glory, image, and the reputation of the United States have been seriously questioned.”

The FBI has a long-standing history of dirty tricks. According to Wikipedia: “COINTELPRO (COunter INTELligence PROgram) was a series of covert, and at times illegal, projects … infiltrating, discrediting, and disrupting domestic political organizations … COINTELPRO tactics are still used … and have been alleged to include … psychological warfare; smearing individuals and groups using forged documents and planting false reports in the media; harassment; wrongful imprisonment; and illegal violence, including assassination. The FBI’s stated motivation was ‘protecting national security, preventing violence, and maintaining the existing social and political order.’ ”

Officially, they stopped doing this stuff in 1971. But, why stop doing what works so well? Wouldn’t foreign Muslim “radicals” be perceived as a threat to the “existing social and political order”?

The COINTELPRO information is readily available to the public. And yet, when I talked to a highly educated, liberal friend of mine, and dropped the hint that the FBI might be up to something dirty in the BMB case, her response was: “The FBI? Are you crazy? How could they be involved in anything shady?”

Here’s another possible piece of the puzzle … Mariels recently posted a link to FBI whistleblower Sibel Edmonds. Edmonds makes the stunning claim that Islamic terrorism is actually instigated, manufactured and financed by the US government. (I’m assuming the goal is to justify the US program of aggression against Muslim nations.)

Edmonds’ info would seem to suggest a pattern of incitement and entrapment, rather than frameups, which doesn’t necessarily help Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

However, according to Tamerlan’s parents, he knew it was the FBI that he was hanging around with. You can’t be entrapped by the law if you know it’s the law. And now we have new evidence (from the Boston Globe, believe it or not) suggesting that Tamerlan’s vaunted terrorist credentials may have actually been nonexistent. Also note the following:

Dzhokhar seems an equally unlikely candidate for incitement or entrapment. He was offended because so many people believe that “Islam Is Terrorism”, and because Westerners think all Chechens are terrorists. Would the person who tweeted: “I don’t pay attention to idiots who say that Islam is terror,” then decide to turn around and prove that Islam IS terror”?

On the other hand, if a couple of Muslims did their patriotic American duty by participating in a bomb drill, wouldn’t that show people that “Islam Is Not Necessarily Terror”?

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