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Want to take you back to the -- the Boston bombing hearings have been underway for about an hour and fifteen minutes and we heard from the police commissioner.
Ed Davis from Boston moments ago he confirm -- the chairman of that committee Mike McCall.
That the Boston Police Department had no knowledge on behalf of the FBI -- sharing of knowledge from the FBI.
About the investigation and its camera lanes or -- a -- in 2011.
In addition to that Ed Davis talked about where the investigation was and is today.
We need to explain to the community that they have a responsibility to their community and to the nation into what Troy.
To report the kind of activity but these Brothers were involved in prior millions.
And and I think that's the first line of defense is going to be or conversational -- cameras from.
And and other technical means there's no technical means that you can point to there's no computer that's -- stood over terrorist me.
It's it's the it's the it's the the community being involved in the conversation.
And they involve the community eventually captured former Massachusetts senator Scott Brown with me now Fox News contributors are good morning to you.
And will -- -- minor and have been watching the series up there from Boston what do you take away from.
The -- about it no information.
About the FBI investigation.
Well I spoke to commissioner Davis yesterday and and have throughout the entire situation and he is obviously doing a great job -- did a great job.
With obviously trying to get the the perpetrators and find them.
But he did say that communication width of the prior.
Knowledge of investigations between the FBI and obviously the deceased.
It was lacking.
So there's going to be a lot of top to bottom -- seeing what worked what didn't.
But he did say once the event happened -- the lines of communication were.
Obviously very open and seamless in the -- -- actually thanked a lot of what we did in terms of providing them.
Homeland Security dollars the training in the grants so that they could actually do -- -- And that that could be but he also said the state police in Massachusetts the fusion center.
I'm not sure diffusion senator is in Massachusetts but but no one had knowledge about the FBI investigation camera -- -- that.
That that -- -- would seem to be that's an update the real issue.
Of course it is it's a real issue.
And it's something that they can obviously have to get to the bottom of that is the key issue how how did the FBI clear these people.
And I had him in particular and how did he and then -- -- you know go back and forth to Chechnya.
These are the questions that we have to find out where the breakdown is I think there's.
There's more than likely a breakdown at the federal level vs the actual state and local level and these are things we need to learn and and obviously correct in the future.
-- the one thing we hear so often from people involved is is that you have to notify local police.
Because they're they're your best eyes and ears on the ground that now what are commissioners and -- -- when he's saying is that they have an a list of impact.
Players economic impact player listen Boston.
Where they have two to 300 people.
That they believe could potentially be involved in violence.
That they're keeping an eye after.
I -- that just seems to me on when the public hears about that you understand about how big his job cuts and a big in a bigger sense -- senator Lieberman.
On this is a bit of a clarion call what you don't listen to this are from the hearings and argued should respond to this senator -- terms ago.
The Boston -- -- marathon attacks should again teach us that the enemy we face is violent Islamist extremism.
Not just al-Qaeda.
Osama bin Laden is dead.
And the remaining leadership of al-Qaeda is on the run but the ideology.
Of violent Islamist extremism is rapidly.
Do you think we accept that now or -- we turned against that thing.
No I think that there is a lot of did concern especially after what use our Boston of more of homegrown terrorist element and not so much that al-Qaeda is coming here percent but we have the the thoughts of al-Qaeda being.
Really -- infiltrating our youth infiltrating people that are either visiting here -- their visas.
It's very serious I know when Joseph and I were on homeland.
There is always deep concern about the homegrown terrorist element.
And what we could do to stop it because we get probed thousands and thousands of times a day.
Whether it's by cyber probing or criminal probing trying to find out where our weaknesses are and I think he was -- he.
He said that he wasn't quite sure where.
You know where the breakdown was that he thought it could have been prevented I'm not quite sure.
What he's basing that on video -- so I didn't know better -- so I just got about forty seconds left but when I heard that the suggestion that that is implied.
Is that some elements of you know our political leadership.
Feels otherwise about al-Qaeda in the war on -- Well that could be true I think what he was really referring to -- the breakdown with the FBI and how.
The Russian government gave us information and then we.
Didn't follow through and with this guy out of the country that's I think -- the -- is.
And we had a look at those two to 300 people in Boston and figure out if -- real terrorist threats are real criminal threats and get him out of here.
The ideology of violent Islamic extremism is rapidly spreading.
From senator Lieberman moment ago thank you Scott Brown good to have you back to yourself out of office -- should.
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