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You -- an expert on Russia and on Chechnya is that correct yes.
Now these two terrorists have been identified as Brothers who will born and raised in Chechnya.
As I understand -- they were involved in eight a brutal war with Russia twenty years ago right about the time when these youngsters were -- And it was brutal indeed correct yes.
Actually two separate wars one from 1994 to 1996 that's called the first Chechen war.
-- is considered a breakaway republic from Russia there always try to separate from Russia.
Win the wall came down in the Soviet Union split apart Chechnya saw that as a great opportunity to split from from Russia.
The Russians have no interest in seeing Chechnya brake parts that first Chechen war 94 to 96.
Was when the Russian tanks rolled in and crack down and brought Chechnya back.
Second Chechen war in 1999.
Same thing the Chechens tried to break wave of questions -- in a crack down on that breakaway republic.
Since then the Russians and -- -- -- in particular.
Been very obsessed with keeping Chechnya in the fold the -- still controlled Chechnya right now so obviously there a couple of things going on here -- -- first of all just.
Yeah and -- go to a -- give it just for 12 Chechnya is report is separate all of the most that I Iraq's Sunni Muslim.
And the fight was between Chechnya Muslims and predominately eastern orthodox Christian Russia that was the -- correct Russia is the enemy.
Correct so can you explain why it is that these two people come to America enjoy our society he -- one of our elite schools I believe.
And now regard America as the enemy of attack America can you explain that.
22 elements here first yes Russia is the enemy as part of the geopolitical conflict between.
The ethnic attractions and and the ethnic Russians.
The second element is part of the international Jihad Chechnya is considered a hotbed of Islamic terror.
It's considered one of the the focal points -- the Islamic insurgency in the world.
Chechen fighters have been going to Pakistan and Afghanistan for training a lot of Chechen fighters have moved into Afghanistan over so many years.
To fight the Jihad and elsewhere in the world -- -- two levels here Stuart you've got the geopolitical fight with the Russians.
And you've got.
The part of the Islamic -- -- Why they would come to the United States and target us and in particular the Boston Marathon.
It will outs then -- they -- radicalized Kia or would they sent here as radicals in the first place Monica stay right now I've got a break away the.
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