Sunday, April 28, 2013

A busy weekend: "Six Ideas," "The FBI vs NYC," two appearances on MSNBC, and Tamerlan Tsarnaev's mysterious friend

The Daily Beast: The FBI Cut The NYPD Out of the Loop About the Tsarnaev Brothers' Plans, 27 April 2013
The Feds allegedly failed to tell officials in New York that the Boston Marathon bombers meant to target Times Square, reports Christopher Dickey. The threat may have passed but the tensions haven't.

Newsweek: Around the World in Six Ideas, 29 April 2013
Emotional men; digital dictators; the polarization equation; the society of spectacle; wikipresident; and rethinking the border.

MSNBC video: Talking Tsarnaevs, terror and "TNT" with Alex Witt, 28 April 2013

Video on MSNBC w/ Alex Witt, Lessons Learned from Boston Attacks, 27 April 2013
[[With a bad cold and little sleep, looking pretty gnarly in this one.]]

The Daily Beast: Tamerlan Tsarnaev's Friend & Teacher Misha, the Bombings' Mystery Man, 24 April 2013
By Anna Nemtsova and Christopher Dickey
Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's mother, Zubeidat Tsarnaeva, tells Anna Nemtsova that Russian and U.S. investigators are asking her about Misha, the Armenian convert to Islam who influenced Tamerlan.

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