The Top Left Corner, Episode 16—Unanswered Questions, Alexander Ciccolo: Terror Suspect?

United States v. Ciccolo currently hinges on a firearms violation but more charges are expected to be filed; image courtesy iBershires,com

United States v. Ciccolo currently hinges on a firearms violation but more charges are expected to be filed; image courtesy iBershires,com

Tammy Daniels returns from vacation to discover that the rumors and speculation surrounding the recent FBI presence in Adams have solidified into a shocking story.

As managing editor of iBershires.com, Tammy confronts the question: Is Alexander Ciccolo a terror suspect? Certainly his statements seem to reveal some deeply troubling possibilities. Charges so far, however, only include one count of illegal firearms possession. Ciccolo’s own lawyer believes that more charges are likely.

Catch up on all the latest headlines at iBerkshires.com

Catch up on all the latest headlines at iBerkshires.com

Tammy and I discuss, in this slightly revamped format of the iBeat section of the show, whether or not “terror suspect” is an apt label for the Ciccolo, and how likely it is that the accused has any real grasp of the reality of the situation. Also, the role of the FBI itself is worth examining—how much assistance can the FBI provide a suspect in planning and equipping a potential terror attack before the word “entrapment” surfaces?

Be sure to follow the story as it develops at iBerkshires.com.

 

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