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FBI Spiked Chechen Jihadi Investigation

Greg Palast 

By Greg Palast from Vice.com UK

[Astana, Kazakhstan]  Following the terrorist attack on September 11, 2001, I received documents marked “SECRET” from the files of the FBI’s Washington field office. The information in those files will make you sick.

[Click through to get a download of the film Bush Family Fortunes, which contains the fascinating background to this story.]

When the bombs went off at the Boston Marathon, I grabbed those FBI files ”“ and a plane for Kazakhstan, bullying cameraman Rocco D into joining me.  [Rocco, no fool, won’t let me print his full name.]

After we landed, word came that two Kazakh teens, friends of the bombers, had been arrested by Boston police and, yesterday, charged with hiding evidence of the bombers’ guilt.

Here in Astana, Kazakhstan’s capital, televisions everywhere run endless …more