With the conviction of surviving Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the trial moves on to the phase we have been debating for exactly two years now: what is the appropriate punishment for someone guilty of this kind of atrocity? More deeply, what constitutes justice, and how should it be carried out in this particular case? In his book “Grand Strategies: […]Read more
Dzhokar Tsarnaev on trial for deploying deadly bombs in name of religion The trial for the two-years-removed Boston Marathon Bombings is underway, and the mounting evidence and information is proving to make a Dzhokhar Tsarnaev defense nearly impossible. The jury was shown the homemade bombs that the Tsarnaev brothers hurled at police during their last big shootout before Dzhokar was […]Read more
Yesterday was an important date in Boston. Long before the bombs exploded and plunged the city into chaos, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts commemorated the third Monday in April as Patriots’ Day. The special holiday marks […]Read more
Tragedy struck at the Boston Marathon as two explosions left two people confirmed dead and at least 23 more bloody and wounded, Monday, April 15, according the Boston Police Department’s Twitter feed.
The casualty numbers are expected to change throughout the night, according to […]