1. shaping a terrorist

    Tamerlan Read Radical Literature

    FILE - This combination of undated file photos shows the two brothers the FBI  initially said were suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing on Monday, April 15, 2013, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, left, and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19. Suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev died after a gunfight with police several days later, while Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, was captured and lies in a hospital prison. Three more suspects have been taken into custody in the marathon bombings, police said Wednesday, May 1, 2013.  (AP Photo/The Lowell Sun & Robin Young, File)

    Tamerlan Tsarnaev. (AP)

    Before the Boston Marathon bombings, Tamerlan Tsarnaev had apparently been consuming reading material that dealt with subjects from “the rape of our gun rights” to pro-Hitler white supremacy to claims that 9/11 and the Oklahoma City bombings were government conspiracies. A BBC investigation found the suspected bomber was in possession of this radical literature and that he and his younger brother, Dzhokhar, had been reading militant Islamist websites. “He [Tamerlan] just didn’t like America. He felt like America was just basically attacking all Middle Eastern countries … you know, trying to take their oil,” one friend said.

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