Are all telephone calls recorded and accessible to the US government?

A former FBI counterterrorism agent claims on CNN that this is the case

Glenn Greenwald The Guardian [UK] 4 May 2013

The real capabilities and behavior of the US surveillance state are almost entirely unknown to the American public because, like most things of significance done by the US government, it operates behind an impenetrable […]

Napolitano: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s Defense Team Will Likely Try to Strike Plea Deal

Fox News Insider 4/30/2013

High-profile lawyer Judy Clarke has joined the defense team for the second bombing suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. She is a federal public defender, who according to Judge Andrew Napolitano, specializes in getting people who the government deems “monsters” life terms in jail instead of the death penalty. Her list of clients includes […]

Mosque that Boston suspects attended has radical ties

Terror suspects, fugitives and radical speakers have passed through the Cambridge mosque that the Tsarnaev brothers are known to have visited.

Oren Dorell USA Today 4/24/2013

BOSTON — The mosque attended by the two brothers accused in the Boston Marathon double bombing has been associated with other terrorism suspects, has invited radical speakers to a […]

‘Our hearts are sickened by the horror he inflicted’

Shocked family of All-American girl who converted to Islam to marry Boston bomber say tragedy proves ‘we never really knew him’

Slain Chechen terror suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev was married to middle class college student Katherine Russell, 24. The couple have a three-year-old daughter called Zahara Tamerlan spent every weekend with Katherine’s family at their suburban […]