Alleged Boston bombers Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev attended the Islamic Society of Boston’s Cambridge mosque. (Getty Images)
Reports emerged last month that Boston College graduate and computer science major Ahmad Abousamra was allegedly using his American education to head the Islamic State’s social media propaganda operation from an undisclosed location inside Syria. Abusamra, a dual American-Syrian citizen, has been evading a massive FBI manhunt since 2009 and is alleged to have attended the Islamic Society of Boston in Cambridge.
The Islamic Society of Boston is the same mosque that alleged Boston Marathon bombers Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and his deceased brother, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, attended in the past. Though the mosque has said it has no record of Abousamra attending services there, it has had a long history of allegations tying it to terrorism.
The mosque has been the focus of media attention since it was discovered that its founder, Abdulrahman Alamoudi — who was an open supporter of the Palestinian Islamic terrorist group Hamas — was also connected with an assassination plot against then-Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah, now the king of Saudi Arabia. Other imams and mosque leaders have come under scrutiny for their alleged ties to terror organizations overseas…
(I changed the title. I replaced “Radical Islam” with “Islamitis.” I couldn’t resist.)