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Russian authorities secretly recorded a telephone conversation in 2011 in which one of the Boston bombing suspects vaguely discussed jihad with his mother, officials said Saturday, days after the U.S. government finally received details about the call. In another conversation, the mother of now-dead bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev was recorded talking to someone in southern Russia who is under FBI investigation in an unrelated case, officials said. The conversations are significant because, had they been revealed earlier, they might have been enough evidence for the FBI to initiate a more thorough investigation of the Tsarnaev family.
using current laws and methods of investigation
Take for instance the one that got the ball rolling 9/11, we had actionable inteligence and frankly knew who and how but not the when and where
Boston is much the same. You expect me to believe that our inept government could get 200 plus actors fake blood and "bombers" into a huge gathering and no one would notice.