Youth Must Be Prevented From Joining Terrorist Groups

In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to psychologist and trauma responder Alice LoCicero. Shortly after brothers Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev were revealed as suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013, Alice LoCicero learned that they had lived in her community and...

Implications of the Boston Bomber Death Sentence

Convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev now faces the death penalty for his actions. The jury has spoken. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev now faces execution for his role in the Boston Marathon bombings. The sentence was announced on May 15, in federal district court in Boston after a grueling...

Why the Tsarnaev Brothers Are Chechen Jihadists, Not Vice-Versa

May 16, 2013

Historically, radical jihadists in Chechnya do not have the ideological ambition to form a network of Chechens against the US, argues Iliana Hagenah. Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher once called Chechen rebels "freedom fighters" but they are now seen by many as radical...