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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, a surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings, was reportedly captured on video placing a bomb; authorities are investigating the Tsarnaev brothers' possible links to Islamic extremist groups. US citizen Abdella Ahmad Tounisi was arrested at O'Hare airport as he attempted to fly to the Middle East to join the al Qaeda-linked Al Nusrah Front. Tounisi, from Aurora, Ill., is an associate of Adel Daoud, who tried to detonate a bomb in Chicago in September 2012.
The US promised to double its nonlethal aid to the Syrian rebels; all foreign aid will go through the rebels' Supreme Military Council. The State Department report on Human Rights Practices for 2012 said the democratic impulses that led to the Arab Spring are at risk of being crushed. The inquiry into the Boston Marathon bombings revealed that slain bomber Tamarlan Tsarnaev was considered a radical Islamist by the FBI, which had investigated him in 2011 at Russia's request.
Security forces captured Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings, following a daylong search in Watertown, Mass. after his brother Tamarlane, another suspect in the case, died in a clash with police that also killed a policeman. Authorities investigating the case took two other men and a woman into custody in New Bedford, Mass. The US is planning to provide more nonlethal aid to the Syrian opposition, providing it agrees to create an inclusive government that abides by the rule of law.