US authorities added the name of the Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev to a terrorist database 18 months before the explosions, but did not follow up their inquiry.
Officials say the CIA made the request to add Tamerlan's name after the Russian government contacted them with concerns he had become a follower of radical Islam.
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