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Boston Bombings 2013 April by Al Mac

Boston Bombings 2013 April by Al Mac

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What we know so far about the events in Boston 2013 April 15, at the Marathon, the bombing suspects, their background, battles with the police.
Guidance for diligence in selecting a worthy charity to help the bombing victims.
Where to get info from the horse's mouth, instead of the other end of the horse.
Also info about Ricin letters to Washington DC,, about same time.
What we know so far about the events in Boston 2013 April 15, at the Marathon, the bombing suspects, their background, battles with the police.
Guidance for diligence in selecting a worthy charity to help the bombing victims.
Where to get info from the horse's mouth, instead of the other end of the horse.
Also info about Ricin letters to Washington DC,, about same time.

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Published by: Alister William Macintyre on Apr 16, 2013
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  • Marathon Winners (3 Apr 19 C)
  • Helping victims (3 Apr 22 B)
  • People seeking family members (3 Apr 16)
  • Victims needing assistance (3 Apr 20)
  • Protect yourself and family (3 Apr 21 B)
  • Maps (3 Apr 22)
  • Boston Demographics (3 Apr 20)
  • Chechnya, Dagestan, Kyrgyzstan (3 Apr 22)
  • Unanswered Questions (3 Apr 25)
  • Answered Questions (3 Apr 22)
  • Key Names (3May 05)
  • Key Names K+ (3 May 05)
  • Key Names T+ (3 May 05)
  • Bauman witness (3 Apr 20)
  • Tsarnaev brothers (3 Apr 22)
  • Official Update Links (3May 05)
  • Police seek tips (3 Apr 22)
  • Scanning Police Calls (3 Apr 19)
  • May-1 Tsarnaev friends arrested (3 May 5)
  • Apr 22– Medical Updates (3 Apr 24)
  • Apr 22– Suspect Charged (3 Apr 22 C)
  • Apr 21 Boston plan to re-open Copley Square (3 Apr 22 B)
  • Apr 20 Sat (3 Apr 22 B)
  • Apr 20 Boston gov to people of impact zone (3 Apr 22 B)
  • Apr 19 Fri Suspect Captured (3 Apr 22C)
  • Apr 19Friwee hours to morning (3May 05)
  • Apr 19 wee hours chases and battles (3 Apr 21)
  • Apr 18-19 nite– national TV news confusion (3 Apr21)
  • Apr 18-19 Car jack victim story (3 Apr 22 C)
  • April 18 10+pm Dzhokhar friends loot to Bedford apt (3 May 04)
  • April 18 6+pm Dzhokhar friends visit his dorm room (3 May 04)
  • April 18 Dzhokhar friends communications (3 May 04)
  • 2013 Apr 17 afternoon (3 May 04)
  • April 17Wed day-3 (3May 04)
  • April 16 the day after (Apr 19 B)
  • Late nite Apr 15-16 (3 Apr 19C)
  • Five hours after blasts (3 Apr21)
  • Two hours after blasts (3 Apr 19C)
  • Witnesssurvives to identify one bomber (3 Apr 18 B)
  • Smoking Gun video evidence (3May 04)
  • Time Line prior to any known trouble (3May 05)
  • What could have been done differently to avoid this? (3 May11)
  • Making sense of Dots of Data (3 May 10)
  • The Russians– what could they know and share? (3 May 10)
  • History of similar earlier attacks (3 Apr 19)
  • Biography known now about Suspects (3 Apr 22 C)
  • Apr-19Tamerlan Tsarnaev killed (3 Apr 22)
  • Apr-15Boston Bombed (3 Apr 22 C)
  • 2011 Dzhokhar & Tamerlaninto US academia (3May 05)
  • 2002-2007 Tsarnaev family comes to America (3 Apr 22)
  • Boston News Media (3 Apr 19 B)
  • Boston Globe (3 Apr 19 B)
  • Boston Herald (3 Apr 19 B)
  • Boston Hospitals (3 Apr 22)
  • Medical Details (3 Apr 17)
  • Investigation Expectations (3 Apr 19)
  • Process expected (3 Apr 16 B)
  • Clues (3 Apr 18 B)
  • Bomb Design (3 Apr22 C)
  • Pressure cooker explosive reports (3 Apr 18 B)
  • Internet use by friend and foe (3 Apr 18 B)
  • Pressure cooker explosive history (3 Apr 18)
  • Fact Checking Threads (3 Apr 17)
  • Bad misinformation from news media (3 Apr 19)
  • Black Powder (3 May 05)
  • Bombing Scale (3 Apr 16)
  • Cell Networks (3 April 16 B)
  • China reacts to Boston Bombing (3 Apr 18 B)
  • Conspiracy Theories (3 Apr24)
  • Crimes to charge the culprit (3 Apr 22 B)
  • CSI is Science Fiction (3 April 16 B)
  • Drones (3 Apr 19)
  • Fireball (3 Apr 16)
  • Global Problem (3 May 01)
  • Flash Crash Stock Market (3 Apr 24)
  • Internet Hoaxes (3 Apr23)
  • JFK Library (3 Apr 16)
  • Laptop (3 May 04)
  • New York July 4 Plan (3 May 05)
  • Perfect Crime (3 Apr 23)
  • Photos of Bombing Victims (3 Apr 19 C)
  • Responsibility Denied (3 Apr22 B)
  • Ricin Count (3May 05)
  • Ricin to President Obama (3 Apr 17)
  • Ricin toJudge Sadie Holland of Lee CountyMississippi (3 May 05)
  • Ricin or what to Michigan Levin (3 Apr 17)
  • Saudi Student (3 Apr 16 B)
  • Secondary devices (3 Apr 16 B)
  • Senate Suspicious Packages (3 Apr 17)
  • Syria (3 Apr 22 C)
  • Terror definition (3 Apr 16)
  • Terrorista License Plate (3 May 05)
  • Time Travelling News Media (3 Apr 18 B)
  • Watch vs. Warning (3 May 01)
  • To FBI from Al Mac (3 Apr 18)
  • To FBI from me II installment (3 Apr 18)
  • To FBI from me I installment (3 Apr 18)
  • Synopsis known day-5 Apr-19 (3 Apr 19)
  • Synopsis known day-4 Apr-18 (3 Apr 18)
  • Synopsis known third day Apr-17 (3 Apr20)
  • Synopsis known second day Apr-16 (3 Apr 16)
  • Media claims evolve days 1-2 (3 Apr 16)
  • Synopsis known day one Apr-15 beginning(3 Apr 16)
  • What Happened?(3 Apr 16 B)
  • Immediate day-1 Rumors (3 Apr 16)
  • Official Sources Detail info (3 Apr 22 B)
  • Official sources Apr-29 (3 May 05)
  • Boston Incidents (Police Updated 4/29 12:45PM)
  • Official sources day-8 Apr-22 (3 Apr 22 B)
  • Boston Incidents (Police Updated 4/22 8:25AM)
  • FEMA Apr-22 (3 Apr 22 B)
  • Official sources day-6 Apr-20 (3 Apr 20)
  • Boston Incidents (Police Updated 4/20 10:25 AM)
  • FEMA Apr-20 (3 Apr 22 C)
  • Official sources day-5 Apr-19 (3 Apr 19)
  • Boston Incidents (Police Updated 4/19 2:35PM)
  • Official sources day-4 Apr-18 (3 Apr 18)
  • FEMA April 18 info (3 Apr22 B)
  • Official sources day three Apr-17 (3 Apr 17)
  • Boston Incident Update (Police Updated 4/16 10:00AM)
  • FEMA April 17 info (3 Apr22 B)
  • Official sources day two (3 Apr 16)
  • FEMA April 16 info (3 Apr 16)
  • Unofficial Sources (3 Apr 22)
  • Media sources Apr-20 day-6 (3 Apr 22)
  • Media sources Apr-19 day-5 (3 Apr 22)
  • Media sources Apr-18 day-4 (3 Apr 22)
  • Media sources Apr-17 day-3 (3 Apr 20)
  • Media sources Apr-16 day-2 (3 Apr 18)
  • Media sources Apr-15 day-1 (3 Apr 15)
  • Immediately before event discovery (3 Apr 15)
  • Pakistan Latest (3 Apr 15)
  • Fears (3 Apr 15)
  • Revision notes (3May 10)
  • Chapter header parentheses (3 Apr 16)
  • Footnotes in Brackets (3 Apr 18)
  • What I need to do soon, with this doc (3 Apr22)
  • Version sizes (3May 11)


Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM

Boston Bombed
Al Mac notes on what we may know so far.

2013 April Boston Marathon & Ricin letters.
Notes by Alister William Macintyre Last updated 2013 May 11
Version 1.31

Table of Contents: Boston Bombings 2013 April (3 Apr 22) ........................................................................... 4 Marathon Winners (3 Apr 19 C)................................................................................. 5 Helping victims (3 Apr 22 B) ......................................................................................... 5 People seeking family members (3 Apr 16) ............................................................... 5 Victims needing assistance (3 Apr 20) ....................................................................... 5 Charities (3 Apr 26) .................................................................................................... 6 Protect yourself and family (3 Apr 21 B) ................................................................... 8 Maps (3 Apr 22).............................................................................................................. 8 Boston Demographics (3 Apr 20) ............................................................................. 10 Chechnya, Dagestan, Kyrgyzstan (3 Apr 22) ........................................................... 10 Unanswered Questions (3 Apr 25)................................................................................ 12 Answered Questions (3 Apr 22) ............................................................................... 14 Key Names (3 May 05)................................................................................................. 15 Key Names K+ (3 May 05)....................................................................................... 16 Key Names T+ (3 May 05) ....................................................................................... 17 Bauman witness (3 Apr 20) ...................................................................................... 19 Tsarnaev brothers (3 Apr 22).................................................................................... 19 Official Update Links (3 May 05) ................................................................................ 20 Picture of final suspect (3 Apr 20) ............................................................................ 22 Police seek tips (3 Apr 22)........................................................................................ 23 Scanning Police Calls (3 Apr 19).............................................................................. 25 Time Line - Latest (3 May 05)...................................................................................... 25 May-1 Tsarnaev friends arrested (3 May 5) ............................................................. 25 Apr 22 – Medical Updates (3 Apr 24) ...................................................................... 27 Apr 22 – Suspect Charged (3 Apr 22 C)................................................................... 27 Apr 21 Sunday - Investigation Continues (3 May 04) .............................................. 28 Apr 21 Boston plan to re-open Copley Square (3 Apr 22 B) ................................... 29 Apr 20 Sat (3 Apr 22 B)............................................................................................ 31 Apr 20 Boston gov to people of impact zone (3 Apr 22 B) ...................................... 31 Apr 19 Fri Suspect Captured (3 Apr 22 C) ............................................................... 32 Apr 19 Fri wee hours to morning (3 May 05)........................................................... 33 Apr 19 wee hours chases and battles (3 Apr 21) ...................................................... 34 Apr 18-19 nite – national TV news confusion (3 Apr 21) ........................................ 35 Apr 18-19 Car jack victim story (3 Apr 22 C).......................................................... 35 1 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec



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April 18 Thu nite – MIT; Cambridge car jacking (3 Apr 23) ................................... 36 April 18 10+pm Dzhokhar friends loot to Bedford apt (3 May 04).......................... 37 April 18 6+pm Dzhokhar friends visit his dorm room (3 May 04) .......................... 37 April 18 Dzhokhar friends communications (3 May 04).......................................... 38 2013 Apr 17 afternoon (3 May 04) ........................................................................... 39 April 17 Wed day-3 (3 May 04) ............................................................................... 39 April 16 the day after (Apr 19 B).............................................................................. 40 Late nite Apr 15-16 (3 Apr 19 C) ............................................................................. 41 Five hours after blasts (3 Apr 21) ............................................................................. 43 Two hours after blasts (3 Apr 19 C) ......................................................................... 44 Witness survives to identify one bomber (3 Apr 18 B) ............................................ 45 Smoking Gun video evidence (3 May 04) ................................................................ 45 Time Line prior to any known trouble (3 May 05) ................................................... 46 What could have been done differently to avoid this? (3 May 11)............................... 47 Making sense of Dots of Data (3 May 10)................................................................ 49 The Russians – what could they know and share? (3 May 10)................................. 50 History of similar earlier attacks (3 Apr 19) ............................................................. 50 Biography known now about Suspects (3 Apr 22 C) ................................................... 51 Apr-19 Tamerlan Tsarnaev killed (3 Apr 22) ........................................................... 52 Apr-15 Boston Bombed (3 Apr 22 C)....................................................................... 53 2011 Dzhokhar & Tamerlan into US academia (3 May 05) ..................................... 54 2002-2007 Tsarnaev family comes to America (3 Apr 22) ...................................... 55 Boston News Media (3 Apr 19 B) .................................................................................... 55 Boston Globe (3 Apr 19 B)....................................................................................... 56 Boston Herald (3 Apr 19 B)...................................................................................... 56 Boston Hospitals (3 Apr 22) ............................................................................................. 56 Medical Details (3 Apr 17) ....................................................................................... 57 Investigation Expectations (3 Apr 19) .............................................................................. 58 Process expected (3 Apr 16 B).................................................................................. 60 Clues (3 Apr 18 B).................................................................................................... 60 Bomb Design (3 Apr 22 C)........................................................................................... 62 Pressure cooker explosive reports (3 Apr 18 B) ....................................................... 63 Internet use by friend and foe (3 Apr 18 B).............................................................. 65 Pressure cooker explosive history (3 Apr 18)........................................................... 65 Fact Checking Threads (3 Apr 17).................................................................................... 66 Bad misinformation from news media (3 Apr 19).................................................... 67 Black Powder (3 May 05) ......................................................................................... 67 Bombing Scale (3 Apr 16) ........................................................................................ 68 Cell Networks (3 April 16 B).................................................................................... 68 China reacts to Boston Bombing (3 Apr 18 B)......................................................... 68 Conspiracy Theories (3 Apr 24) ............................................................................... 69 Crimes to charge the culprit (3 Apr 22 B) ................................................................ 71 CSI is Science Fiction (3 April 16 B) ....................................................................... 72 Drones (3 Apr 19) ..................................................................................................... 73 Fireball (3 Apr 16) .................................................................................................... 73 Global Problem (3 May 01) ...................................................................................... 73 2 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec



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Flash Crash Stock Market (3 Apr 24) ....................................................................... 73 Internet Hoaxes (3 Apr 23) ....................................................................................... 78 JFK Library (3 Apr 16) ............................................................................................. 78 Laptop (3 May 04) .................................................................................................... 78 New York July 4 Plan (3 May 05) ............................................................................ 79 Perfect Crime (3 Apr 23) .......................................................................................... 80 Photos of Bombing Victims (3 Apr 19 C) ................................................................ 82 Responsibility Denied (3 Apr 22 B) ......................................................................... 83 Ricin Count (3 May 05) ............................................................................................ 83 Ricin to President Obama (3 Apr 17) ....................................................................... 84 Ricin to Judge Sadie Holland of Lee County Mississippi (3 May 05) ..................... 84 Ricin to Senator Wicker (3 May 05)......................................................................... 85 Ricin or what to Michigan Levin (3 Apr 17) ............................................................ 86 Saudi Student (3 Apr 16 B)....................................................................................... 86 Secondary devices (3 Apr 16 B) ............................................................................... 86 Senate Suspicious Packages (3 Apr 17).................................................................... 87 Syria (3 Apr 22 C)..................................................................................................... 87 Terror definition (3 Apr 16)...................................................................................... 88 Terrorista License Plate (3 May 05) ......................................................................... 88 Time Travelling News Media (3 Apr 18 B).............................................................. 88 Watch vs. Warning (3 May 01)................................................................................. 89 To FBI from Al Mac (3 Apr 18) ................................................................................... 89 To FBI from me II installment (3 Apr 18) ................................................................ 90 To FBI from me I installment (3 Apr 18) ................................................................. 91 Synopsis known day-5 Apr-19 (3 Apr 19).................................................................... 92 Synopsis known day-4 Apr-18 (3 Apr 18).................................................................... 93 Synopsis known third day Apr-17 (3 Apr 20) .............................................................. 93 Synopsis known second day Apr-16 (3 Apr 16) ........................................................... 93 Media claims evolve days 1-2 (3 Apr 16)................................................................. 94 Synopsis known day one Apr-15 beginning (3 Apr 16) ............................................... 95 What Happened? (3 Apr 16 B) ................................................................................. 95 Immediate day-1 Rumors (3 Apr 16)........................................................................ 97 Official Sources Detail info (3 Apr 22 B)......................................................................... 97 Official sources Apr-29 (3 May 05).............................................................................. 98 Official sources day-8 Apr-22 (3 Apr 22 B) ................................................................. 98 Boston Incidents (Police Updated 4/22 8:25AM)..................................................... 98 FEMA Apr-22 (3 Apr 22 B) ..................................................................................... 99 Official sources day-6 Apr-20 (3 Apr 20)................................................................... 100 Boston Incidents (Police Updated 4/20 10:25 AM)................................................ 100 FEMA Apr-20 (3 Apr 22 C) ................................................................................... 100 Official sources day-5 Apr-19 (3 Apr 19)................................................................... 101 Boston Incidents (Police Updated 4/19 2:35PM) ................................................... 101 FEMA Apr-19 (3 Apr 22 C) ................................................................................... 102 Official sources day-4 Apr-18 (3 Apr 18)................................................................... 104 FEMA April 18 info (3 Apr 22 B) .......................................................................... 106 Official sources day three Apr-17 (3 Apr 17) ............................................................. 107 3 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec


...............wikipedia................................................. 124 Footnotes in Brackets (3 Apr 18)... held on September 11 to mark the anniversary of terrorist attacks in the USA in 2001........................................................ 121 Fears (3 Apr 15) ...org/ http://www.... 123 Chapter header parentheses (3 Apr 16)............ which were fought near Boston in 1775....................................................................233 are men........................................................................................com/2013/04/15/us/boston-marathon-facts/ http://tvnz........................................nz/world-news/three-dead-over-100-injured-in-boston-marathon-blasts-5407558 The Boston Marathon has been held annually since 1897.......4 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Boston Incident Update (Police Updated 4/16 10:00AM).....839 runners and wheelchair racers registered..com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac ......................................... 117 Media sources Apr-15 day-1 (3 Apr 15).. Patriot's Day is annually held on the third Monday of April......... https://en........................timeanddate.......................... 117 Media sources Apr-17 day-3 (3 Apr 20)...................... Near the end of the 2013 race there were bombings............................ and the battles of Lexington and Concord...........cnn.................... 117 Media sources Apr-16 day-2 (3 Apr 18).............606 are women.......... 110 FEMA April 17 info (3 Apr 22 B) .............. 74 countries of residence and 96 countries of citizenship are represented......................................... 122 Revision notes (3 May 10) .............. 125 Boston Bombings 2013 April (3 May 10) The Boston Marathon1 is held on Patriot’s Day.wikipedia..... 113 Unofficial Sources (3 Apr 22)............3 to celebrate initial actions of the American Revolution.................. It should not be confused with Patriot Day.....com/holidays/us/patriots-day http://www.................................... 119 Immediately before event discovery (3 Apr 15) ................... 15... 120 Pakistan Latest (3 Apr 15) ..... 115 Media sources Apr-18 day-4 (3 Apr 22)............................... It typically attracts an estimated half-million spectators............................ 124 What I need to do soon....... states and territories.. with this doc (3 Apr 22).................................. Patriot's Day (or Patriots' Day) commemorates the actions of Paul Revere........... Of them........................org/wiki/Patriots%27_Day http://www.......................................................................................... 2 a Massachusetts holiday............................................... 4 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www....com/story/news/nation/2013/04/15/patriots-day-marathon/2086019/ 3 Massachusetts is the only USA state which has this as a holiday.......... and 11.............. 115 Media sources Apr-20 day-6 (3 Apr 22)................. Initial news reports have 1 https://en...... 115 Media sources Apr-19 day-5 (3 Apr 22).usatoday..................... This year it had:     2 26.....................................................S............. 125 Version sizes (3 May 11) ......................... Although that might change..................... There are participants from 56 U.....................................scribd..............................................................co............................org/wiki/Boston_Marathon http://www....... 111 Official sources day two (3 Apr 16) ...baa....................................... 112 FEMA April 16 info (3 Apr 16)..................................... because of this event..................

org/6FvGfRL3J http://www. Here are Al Mac notes on what we have learned so far.  What next?  Don’t forget the victims.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .6 Another people finding resource: t. demonstrating unwillingness to let terrorists rule our lives.  Suspects no longer at large. One dead.webcitation.  Lockdown during confusing war zone as suspects fight the police. Boston mayor's hotline (can help locate friends/family): 617-635-4500 Crime tips hotline: 800-494-TIPS There are also people finders. and time.  Can anything be learned from each crisis.cityofboston. as the focus has evolved from:  Initial info learned after Boston Marathon Bombings.  Suspects identified. The FBI is encouraging individuals and families directly impacted by the bombings to contact the 4 5 http://www.co/1p0Mkm53ht #boston #bostonbombing #bostonmarathon #prayforboston Victims needing assistance (3 Apr 20) An important part of the FBI’s response to the Boston Marathon bombings is to identify victims and provide for the rights and needs of victims and their families.scribd.gov/oneboston/residents/ 6 http://google. They will need serious help. it is a normal human reaction to want to do something to help. to help mitigate the next? Marathon Winners (3 Apr 19 C) News media says the # 1 winner was someone from Ethiopia. I have intermittently rearranged my chapters. See Boston Athletic Association 8 pm April 15 statement4 Helping victims (3 Apr 22 B) For normal people. Here are resources to help residents of Boston.  Boston Marathon 2014 to be largest in history.5 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM been chaotic regarding how close to the end in both physical location.5 People seeking family members (3 Apr 16) Anyone looking for information on loved ones can call 617-635-4500. One captured.org/personfinder/2013-boston-explosions/ 5 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.  Authorities ask for specific help from the public.  News media demonstrates great unreliability covering story accurately.

org/donate/index. If you want to give to the Red Cross.jsp?donateStep=2&itemId=prod10002 • Red Cross blood donations: http://www.fbi. there are also a mountain of criminals claiming to be with some good cause to help the victims. so everyone needs to do due diligence.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .org/donating-blood 6 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. where the money is really going to go to the pockets of the crooks.7 Electronic Versions of Key Resources:   Coping After Terrorism for Injured Survivors | (pdf) Practical Ideas for Coping with Trauma Help for Victims of Crime Brochure | (pdf) For Children:        Children and Youth-SAMHSA Disaster Behavioral Health Information Series Installment Parent Tips for Helping Preschool-Age Children After Disasters (pdf) Parent Tips for Helping School-Age Children After Disasters (pdf) Tips for Parents on Media Coverage (pdf) After a Crisis: Helping Young Children Heal (pdf) Talking to Children About the Bombings (pdf) Parent Guidelines for Helping Youth After the Bombings (pdf) Additional Resources:    Massachusetts Crimes Compensation Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office Massachusetts Office for Victim Assistance To Report a Tip or Submit Photos and/or Videos Related to the Investigation:   Go to https://bostonmarathontips.gov Call 1-800-CALL-FBI Charities (3 Apr 26) After any major disaster. give to the Red Cross.fbi. and not to help the people in need. I personally go to an office of the 7 https://www. where our hearts pour out to want to help the victims. for example.scribd. 8 not to some crook claiming to be a representative of the Red Cross.redcrossblood.redcross.6 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM FBI Victim Assistance Call Center at 1-800-331-0075 to provide their information. Victims will be put in contact with the FBI Office for Victim Assistance.gov/stats-services/victim_assistance/seeking-victim-information/assistance-for-victimsof-the-boston-marathon-bombings 8 • Red Cross Disaster Relief donations: https://www.

org/the-charity-rater 17 https://www. Accountability Part III-C: USA Charity Watch Rating Crooks Fraud Abuse for Wise Giving11 including: the American Institute of Philanthropy (AIP) hosts Charity Watch.bbb.com/group/scientistforhaiti/forum/topics/accountability-part-iiie-usa 19 https://www.guidestar. learning how to function with artificial limbs.com/group/scientistforhaiti/forum/topics/accountability-part-iiic-usa 12 http://www. During the Haiti disaster. to help the people most affected by the tragic events that occurred in Boston on April 15.wired.wired. where part I defined Accountability and where it is lacking. with their records shared with rating agencies. harm to their career possibilities.gov/scams-safety/e-scams/e-scams 18 http://haitirewired.14 including: Charity Navigator.fbi.org/ 10 7 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Inc. 2013. Part III is on distinguishing between legitimate representatives of legitimate charities.7 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Red Cross and give them a check.scribd. Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Tom Menino announced the formation of The One Fund Boston.org/ 20 http://onefundboston. so donors know they have not cooked their books.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .org/ 16 http://goodintents. the years of mental health care they will need. 9 III-B donating to charities with a paper trail to prove what they are doing.12 a charity watchdog service whose purpose is to help donors make informed giving decisions. I published a guide in installments. people might want to review the following installments:  Accountability Part III-A: USA Donors must Invest Wisely in Responsible Organizations introduction to part III.17 III-E USA Good Intentions18 via Guide Star. regarding the sorry state of criminal charities getting tons of funds from the general public. 10 with help from: charities listed by IRS and where they are allegedly incorporated.com/group/scientistforhaiti/forum/topics/accountability-part-iiia-usa http://haitirewired.wired. but not for a good cause.charitywatch. and the various different kinds of crooks who want our money.15 Charity Rater.13 III-D USA Charity Rating Info Navigation.19     The victims of these disasters may have had medical insurance. the Better Business Bureau has a Wise Giving Alliance to help donors make informed giving decisions.org/ 13 https://www. but it probably is not enough for the horrific harm they have sustained. sometimes buy one of their first aid kits.charitynavigator.com/group/scientistforhaiti/forum/topics/accountability-part-iiid-usa 15 https://www. and real charities doing a shoddy job.wired.com/group/scientistforhaiti/forum/topics/accountability-part-iiib-usa 11 http://haitirewired. so I have latest stuff in trunk of car.wired. and part II was on organizations which try to help charities improve their state of art.20 9 http://haitirewired.org/us/charity/ 14 http://haitirewired.16 and USA FBI list of common scams. With respect to Boston.

com/_news/2013/04/21/17841985-crowdfunding-raises-2-million-for-bostonvictims-critics-urge-caution?lite 23 https://www.nbcnews.com/blogs/politics/a-lesson-on-guns-041913 24 This includes a lot of people who reside in USA. just in case they are not already involved. unless you have a death wish.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .25 Map info from FEMA: Geographic Information    21 Google Earth PDF of Map FEMA Data Feeds http://bostonherald.com/content/live-updates-boston-marathon-explosions/1641943. Maps (3 Apr 22) Voice of America has map of where in Boston was the finish line for the Marathon.com/news_opinion/local_coverage/2013/04/adidas_t_shirts_will_support_one_fund_bo ston 22 http://usnews. MA 02199 Adidas is selling Boston T-Shirts. Inc.24 where Boston is located on continental USA. and for people who flunk US geography. you may call the police.html 8 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. explosions. to video what’s happening. Here is what you should do if you want to be safe. with your camera or cell phone.22 Protect yourself and family (3 Apr 21 B) If we are to believe the news media.com/blog/archives/2013/04/about_police_sh.voanews. If you hear gunfire.esquire.8 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM To send a check by snail mail: One Fund Boston.scribd. do not run towards the sounds. desiring for one of the stray bullets to hit you. where proceeds will go to support One Fund Boston. 800 Boylston Street #990009 Boston.21 Here’s info on crowd funding. 25 http://www.schneier. a lot of people in Boston have had a death wish.html http://www.23 Once you and your family have got to safety.

from the police on April-19. Here. 31 Marathon Incident Map: Later crime scene perimeter [link].32 Wikipedia article includes map of locations of both explosions.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terror-attack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 28 http://www.  Locations in the police chase and eventual capture of the suspects. CNN has maps showing:27  Finish point of Marathon.  Photo of a suspect.  Also what hotels were evacuated soon after the explosions.  Photo of what was left by one of the bombs.  Locations in the police chase and eventual capture of the suspects. and where they are relative to larger Boston area.cityofboston.  Locations of explosions.33 Video of both events have nailed down a lot of info which was initially missing from the news media.bostonglobe.  aerial photos showing key locations such as the medical tent converted from treating exhausted runners.scribd.wikipedia.com/article/SB10001424127887323346304578424950102614148.scribd.bostonglobe.cnn.html 30 http://www.gov/news/uploads/48206_1_15_13. or chaotically described.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .9 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Wikipedia has maps and charts showing:26  Finish point of Marathon.png 32 http://online.  Photos of explosions aftermath.com/2013/04/15/main/wMc4nIZvSXCtY6J1i4jkcN/story.org/wiki/Boston_bombing 9 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Here is a graphic showing the buildings around the explosion sites.html 33 https://en.28 The first explosion was closer to the finish line than the second. Map showing multiple relevant locations.30 This Boston Police map shows perimeter of crime scenes blocked off. to helping victims of the explosions.29 Here is perimeter of crime scenes blocked off.html 29 http://www.com/doc/136745812/Map-Scene-of-Boston-Marathon-attack-bombs 31 http://www. not working for Al Mac This Wall Street Journal article has a map showing the approximate location of the explosions. Here Boston Globe has a map showing:  the finish point of the Marathon.  Locations of explosions.wsj.com/metro/2013/04/20/bombsavior/QE8kIjEyj7XYF6Dje9QDsO/igraphic.  Photo of a press conference.34 26 27 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boston_Marathon_bombings http://www.

com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.co.com/news/local/massachusetts/graphics/map_of_reported_location_of_explosion_near_ finish_line/?rss_id=Top+Stories&camp=twit:bostondotcom-robo&dlvrit=980919 35 http://www. to put some things in perspective.com has a map. Chechnya.uk/news/world-us-canada-22166073 36 http://www.scribd. I plan to add some info here. Let’s look at map of where Chechnya is relative to Kyrgyzstan and Dagesta. The BBC has a map of where some of this was happening. to supporting most all governments against disaffected rebels after 9/11. Here are map images for Chechnya. car jacking. throwing explosives. Boston Demographics (3 Apr 20) Boston is a city of some 625.google. Chechnya is where in recent history there has been a revolution. I also saw early news about them claiming they lived for a while in Turkey.boston.36 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Tuesday. put down by Russia. Dagestan. like Russia.com/search?q=chechnya+map&client=firefox-a&sa=X&rls=org. 2013  201304016 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.35 The Bostonglobe.xml 37 https://www. but anyone they encounter in the Boston area. Info in the time line about the boys biographical history does not seem to agree on where they have been. although the family is apparently ethnic Chechan.bostonglobe.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . as we went from supporting freedom fighters against repressive regimes. which the national news media did a totally shoddy job of trying to report.. in a metropolis of 2 million. when the news story dies down. The time line of all this has not been covered well in the West. showing events in this war between the suspects and not only the police. then people from there engaged in various attacks against Russian interests around the world. Kyrgyzstan (3 Apr 22) The news media has been blasting that the boys were from Chechnya. Page 4 of the PDF has a map with multiple relevant locations.000. and lots more.bbc.pdf See the chapter “Official sources day two” on FEMA.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe. which they update as they get new info.37 34 http://www. with retail businesses.10 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM During the evening of Apr 18-19 the suspects had a series of skirmishes with the police. shoot outs.mozilla:enUS:official&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&ei=yqJyUd3sBuq50AHwyoGIAg&ved=0CDsQsAQ&biw=1 440&bih=697 10 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. April 16.

According to Wikipedia. and Stavropol Krai (NW) international: Azerbaijan (S). Geographically. though sporadic fighting continues in the mountains and southern regions of the republic. It is located in the Caucasus region of Russia. Russian federal control was restored during the Second Chechen War. Its capital and the largest city is Makhachkala. the Chechen-Ingush ASSR was split into two: the Republic of Ingushetia and the Chechen Republic. Geographically.scribd. Following the First Chechen War with Russia. located in the North Caucasus region. located at the center of Dagestan on the Caspian Sea.40 Landlocked and mountainous. Kyrgyzstan. Chechen Republic (W). According to Wikipedia: Dagestan currently has a population of just under 3 million people.39 We need to spend a few days busting our brains to get thru all of this.wikipedia.  Tajikistan to the southwest and 38 39 https://en. Chechnya gained de facto independence as the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria.wikipedia.11 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM According to Wikipedia: the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria currently has a population of just over 1 million people. The latter proclaimed the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria. in 1993 and1986. before some of them came to America. 38 Lawfare provides a tutorial on resources where people can find info about Chechnya and Kyrgyzstan.lawfareblog.  Uzbekistan to the west.com/2013/04/a-crash-course-on-chechnya-and-kyrgyzstan/ 40 https://en. officially the Kyrgyz Republic.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . which sought independence. The Republic of Dagestan is a federal subject of Russia. Since then there has been a systematic reconstruction and rebuilding process. Dagestan is where the Tsarnev family moved. it borders:   Internal: o Republic of Dagestan (NE) o Republic of Ingushetia (W) o Republic of North Ossetia–Alania (W) o Stavropol Krai (NW) Foreign: o Georgia (S) After the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991. Georgia (SW) water: Caspian Sea (E) Kyrgyzstan is where the Tsarnev brothers were born. Kyrgyzstan is bordered by:  Kazakhstan to the north. Dagestan borders:    internal: Republic of Kalmykia (N).org/wiki/Kyrgyzstan 11 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.org/wiki/Chechnya http://www. is a country located in Central Asia.

always a good way to attract police notice quickly. He had also helpfully used his own name to rent the Ryder truck which carried the bomb. see in time line and fact checking threads:  Could anything have been done differently to prevent this?  Conspiracy Theories.time. Timothy McVeigh was caught after a highway patrol officer pulled him over for driving a car without a license plate.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .12  China to the east. “Perfect Crime”.  Unibomber. Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Unanswered Questions (3 Apr 25) Also see related chapters = “Conspiracy Theories”. Murrah Federal Building in downtown Oklahoma City in April 1995. that it does not occur to them to do things that law abiding persons might do. or lack some key piece of information.  After the 1993 World Trade Center bombing.scribd. some of what they do is not rational.  Crimes to charge the culprit. then they get clarified. Some terrorists have such a hatred for the nation. In the aftermath of the Aurora theater bombings. such as the concept of daylight savings or AM PM.  Sandy Hook elementary school shooting.  Some Palestinian terrorists in Israel. thrown off by a daylight savings clock change. which may apply to:  Aurora theater shooting. For some of what is still unresolved.time. When they have a mental illness.41 Some terrorists are either stupid. there was a move by social media to refer to the shooter by anything other than his name.com/2013/04/21/give-thanks-for-dumbterrorists/?xid=gonewsedit&google_editors_picks=true 12 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. 41 http://swampland. “Flash Crash Stock Market”. on the theory that a motive was a desire to become famous. He got a visit from a SWAT team and a life sentence instead.com/2013/04/21/give-thanks-for-dumbterrorists/?xid=gonewsedit&google_editors_picks=true 42 http://swampland. one of the plotters tried to get back the $400 deposit he’d put down on a rented truck that had carried the bomb. which could be denied by never using his name. Some topics are confusing at first. whose bomb exploded while they were still transporting it. thanks to the news media.  After blowing up the Alfred P.42  Some Madrid bombers set timers for the wrong AM PM. Should a similar strategy apply here? Sometimes terrorists do things because they are mentally disturbed. “Internet Hoaxes”. so the bombs did not go off on schedule. were recovered and disarmed by authorities.

then if yes.co.time.co. The owner of the Mercedes no longer served any use to them. Was it pure luck on their part. Have marathon organizers learned all that they can from these past attacks. provide some details.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . could be tracked by the police. once the victim called them.stanford.com/2013/04/21/give-thanks-for-dumbterrorists/?xid=gonewsedit&google_editors_picks=true 48 http://cnsnews. or is this another bogus story? According to the USAF ethics blog. he knew exactly who they were: The Tsarnaevs had reportedly identified themselves as the marathon bombers. and supplied details like make and license plate of his vehicle? If the allegations against the Tsarnaevs are true. What’s more. apparently without any warrant. For how long does the Public Safety Exception to Miranda function? Did the Watertown police set a new precedent of searching people’s homes.uk/commentisfree/2013/apr/19/boston-bombing-five-thoughts 47 http://swampland.guardian. He didn’t realize that automobiles bear VINs in multiple hard-to-reach locations and was arrested two days later.com/2013/04/21/give-thanks-for-dumbterrorists/?xid=gonewsedit&google_editors_picks=true 44 You must join the list https://mailman. such as this effort to make sure there would be no dirty bomb at the Boston Marathon. to improve their own security? The news media does not seem to be focused on some threads. The last time anyone got it in a Federal civilian trial was in the Ok City bombing case.guardian.edu/mailman/listinfo/drone-list to get access to the list’s archives https://mailman. Why is the national news media incapable of accurately covering breaking news stories? MA does not have the Death Penalty. there were police dogs sniffing for explosives in the area.         43 http://swampland.time. they became US citizens.44 someone asked: If anyone has seen a single thing that might have prevented this other than a police state or better foreign policy.13  Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Faisal Shahzad thought he was being clever when he filed off the vehicle identification number on the dashboard of the SUV he tried to blow up in Times Square in May 2010. terrorists have attacked seven marathons since 1994. Should this culprit be sent to Gitmo?45 Why did these boys not assimilate into American culture? 46 They were legal immigrants. Why release the owner of the car you jacked?47 Did you know that person’s cell phone was in the car. trying to find the mad bomber?48 Was there a bomb drill on the date of the attack?49 … simple Yes or No.scribd. they were obviously quite willing to kill in cold blood. did they know something about the police schedule. I'd love to know! ::)  According to national news media.43 In the drone discussion list.uk/commentisfree/2013/apr/19/boston-bombing-five-thoughts 46 http://www. THEN these boys came along and planted the bombs.edu/mailman/private/drone-list/ 45 http://www.com/blog/bob-parks/has-watertown-made-warrantless-searches-new-normal 13 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.stanford.

Q: How could anyone who grew up in America become a terrorist against America? Look at home grown native terrorists. Q: Is it unusual for brothers to be in the same plot? A: No.html?iid=article_sidebar 52 http://www. Answered Questions (3 Apr 22) For some scenarios.  Saudi.  JFK Library.infowars.scribd. scanning for radiation. Look at children of immigrant families in Europe. until they see incontrovertible evidence of guilt. there are many peaceful channels to express grievances and work towards change for the better. for which answers are self-evident to me. which never assimilated.14  Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM What are the statistics on marathons taking appropriate preventative measures.  Ricin.com/2013/04/19/opinion/bergen-questions-bombers/index.com/17-unanswered-questions-about-the-boston-marathon-bombing-the-media-isafraid-to-ask/ 51 http://www.cnn. See fact checking threads:  Bomb Design. there were 3 pairs of brothers in the 9/11 attack. 49 http://www. to initially react in denial.51 Q: How can we reconcile the horrible stuff done by the bombers. 52 Q: Did the brothers have any training in explosives? A: They did not need any formal training to make these bombs. Some news media is asking questions. such as sniffing for explosives.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . we now know a lot more than we don’t yet know. just some place where they could test the designs in private. Unless some third party made them for them.  Cell Networks. and never learned how in a democracy. who became radicalized through some controversy.com/17-unanswered-questions-about-the-boston-marathon-bombing-the-media-isafraid-to-ask/ 50 http://www. with claims by people who knew them.infowars.cnn. that they were peaceful “good boys?” A: It is typical for friends and family of any accused. x-raying baggage?50 There are people who think it suspicious that this marathon had preventative measures which failed.com/2013/04/19/opinion/bergen-questions-bombers/index.html?iid=article_sidebar 14 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. and they had not noticed them at others.  Secondary Devices.

co. they stole his police cruiser.nbcnews. but those who grow up outside organized religion.org/wiki/Boston_Marathon_bombings http://bostonherald.56 53 54 http://www. Apr 18 evening.scribd.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . which placed the boy’s life at risk from vigilantes. Jeff = 27 year old wounded witness. Barhoun. for story threads. Key Names (3 May 05) Certain names become central to the Boston Bombings. 53 Bauman.  Laptop.html 55 https://en.55 Some reports say that after the suspects killed the police officer.54 Collier.  Time Line section. survived to identify one of the killers. who was killed in a shootout with the suspects. Salah = 17 year old falsely accused individual by amateur sleuths via crowd sourcing investigation.wikipedia.  Fact Checking.  Investigators.independent. Campbell.nationalterroralert.15 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM I believe radicals are generally not from families with good religious education. when she got killed.uk/news/technology-22214511 http://www. and subsequent investigations.com/2013/04/18/report-mit-officer-fatally-shot-in-cambridge-massexplosives-found/ 56 http://usnews. was a spectator of the race. Note chapters or sections on  Boston Hospitals.bbc.com/_news/2013/04/19/17817173-one-boston-marathon-suspect-killed-secondsuspect-his-brother-on-loose-after-firefight?lite 15 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Krystle = age 29 lady. for some of the agencies involved in the big picture. then get distorted information from converts.com/news_opinion/local_coverage/2013/04/mit_cop_killed_was_born_to_be_a_police_ officer http://www.co. Sean = age 26 MIT police officer. for sources of some of the updates. They can be used in News Search to get updated info. a restaurant manager from Boston suburb of Medford.uk/news/world/americas/boston-marathon-bombs-pressure-cookers-filledwith-ball-bearings-and-nails-were-used-for-explosions--to-inflict-maximum-damage-8574228.

Dr Sanjay = CNN Chief Medical Correspondent … I trust him on medical matters. Dias -. Dzhokhar texts Kadyrbayev "Come to my room and take whatever you want. Ed = Boston Police Commissioner. Richard = Special agent in charge of the Boston FBI field office.yahoo.scribd. Zooey = falsely identified by Fox.com/_news/2013/04/19/17817173-one-boston-marathon-suspect-killed-secondsuspect-his-brother-on-loose-after-firefight?lite 59 http://www. ultimately leads to them getting arrested.57 DesLauriers. Deschanel. Kadyrov.” What Kadyrbayev and other friends do about this. far more than I trust the mob of talking heads on TV who have no medical credentials.com/blogs/sideshow/zooey-deschanel-boston-marathon-bombing-suspect-fail202412271.com/blogs/worldviews/wp/2013/04/19/chechen-president-on-bostonsuspects-seek-the-roots-of-this-evil-in-america/ 16 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Key Names K+ (3 May 05) Kadyrbayev.16 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Davis.a friend of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev since the two enrolled together at the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth the same time in Fall 2011. from which the Tsarnaev suspects came.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . as Boston Marathon Bomber suspect.washingtonpost. See time line entries May-1 back to April-17.58 Gupta.nbcnews. Deveau.html 58 http://usnews. Edward = Watertown Police Chief.59 57 http://news. Ramzan = President of the Russian Republic of Chechnya.

right now! Let's go get him!" 65 Several people were falsely accused by amateur sleuths via crowd sourcing investigation.html 61 http://www.com/metro/2013/04/18/lingzi-embraced-bostonthrived/W3EoSZhPPI03jChTr8N2jI/story. The boy was watching the race. waiting at finish line.co. Thorson. "The bomber is Mark Thorson and Google says he's at his mother's house at 1505 Spruce St. one of those who got killed. with his father mother sister and older brother. Robel -.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .independent.nbcnews. Phillipos. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.html 65 Risks and http://usnews.uk/news/technology-22214511 17 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. 60 The student's name was not immediately released.org/wiki/Boston_Marathon_bombings http://www. Patrick. when she got killed. pending the family's permission.17 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Lìngzǐ . Sunil = falsely accused individual by amateur sleuths via crowd sourcing investigation. according to the website of BU. Liaoning who was watching the race. See time line entries May1 back to April-17. who was watching the race with two friends near the finish line. 66 60 https://en. working with the family of the accused Boston Bombers. Tom = Boston Mayor.63 Saratova.html 63 Anderson Cooper 360 CNN 64 http://www. "Resilience" meaning includes a refusal to be terrorized by attacks like these. Azamat -. Kheda. The mother and sister are still in the hospital.wikipedia.co.schneier.com/blog/archives/2013/04/initial_thought.bbc. Deval = Governor of Massachusetts. 64 Key Names T+ (3 May 05) Tazhayakov. which placed the boy’s life at risk from vigilantes.A friend of the surviving bomber brother. which placed their lives at risk from vigilantes. Lǚ = a female Chinese national and Boston University graduate student from Shenyang.com/metro/2013/05/02/marathon-bombing-suspects-initially-planned-julyattack-officials-say/XSpTNQmjYMK8TCNUKjsh3K/story. Mark = no he is not a bomber.bostonglobe.one of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s 3 friends who get arrested for var ious charges other than the bombing. a human rights activist.scribd. 62 Richard.com/_news/2013/04/19/17826915-missing-brown-university-students-familydragged-into-virally-fueled-false-accusation-in-boston 66 http://www.bostonglobe. 61 Menino.html 62 https://www. Martin = 8 year old boy. See time line entries May-1 back to April-18.uk/news/world/americas/boston-marathon-bombs-pressure-cookers-filledwith-ball-bearings-and-nails-were-used-for-explosions--to-inflict-maximum-damage-8574228. who gets arrested for various charges other than the bombing. Tripathi.

Friends and family are in denial that this person could possibly have done what they were accused of.njherald.asp?a=2826&z=29 18 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com/2013/04/19/us/massachusetts-bombers-profiles/index.com/story/22037136/feds-ask-to-interview-wife-of-suspected-bomber 73 http://www.scribd. It is like Science Fiction.emergencyemail.73  Two law enforcement officials familiar with the case said Tsarnaev ran over his own brother.com/article/2013/04/19/us-usa-explosions-suspect-site-idUSBRE93I0JL20130419 http://www.torontosun. 71 Tsarnaev. said George McMasters. to cooperate with the authorities. he says. We are seeing the opposite reality on PBS where the Central Park Five were convicted of something horrible. Tsarnaev. but the vehicle has now been located. The families told the children.com/2013/04/19/timeline-in-hunt-for-boston-marathon-bombing-suspects 69 http://news. where the authorities had DNA evidence someone else was guilty. He died during a police shootout early Friday April 19.html 70 https://www. without benefit of legal counsel during questioning.com/dzhokhar-tsarnaev-acted-nothing-happened-day-marathon-friend-113900406-abc-news-topstories. Maybe they were setup. but he is seriously injured and hospitalized. who hired him about two and a half years ago. Anzor = father of the two suspects. aged 14 & up. However.yahoo. as he fled police in Watertown. 72 Tsarnaev Tamerlan. Dzhokhar A.gov/boston/press-releases/2013/fbi-updates-wanted-poster-with-possible-vehicleinformation 71 http://www. age 26 (Russian: Тамерлан Царнаев) = the black hat suspect.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .com/blog/2013/04/19/boston-bombing-suspects-relatives-speak http://www.cnn.html 72 http://www. who had been shot by police. and some terrorism cases.org/newsemergency/anmviewer.fbi.18 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Tsarnaev. He claims his boys could not possibly have done this.69  The FBI had a poster describing the vehicle he was believed to have been driving.70  Dzhokar Tsarnaev had worked as a lifeguard at a pool at Harvard University. His nickname is Jahar. age 19 (Russian: Джохар Царнаев) = the white hat suspect.68 The authorities have him in custody. Katherine Russell was married to Tamerlan Tsarnaev who died due to the Boston Marathon Bombing and subsequent pursuit of the suspects. their alibi was that they were assaulting someone else at a different location.67 This is typical in most criminal cases. Other relatives have similar things to say.reuters. 74 67 68 http://reason.

75 Bauman witness (3 Apr 20) Just before 3 p. 27. Chris Bauman. merges with what we already know 74 http://www. A man wearing a cap.com/metro/2013/04/18/mit-police-officer-hit-gunfire-cambridge-policedispatcher-says/4UeCClOVeLr8PHLvDa99zK/story. tearing Jeff’s legs apart. ‘bag.m. the bag exploded.com/bombing-suspect-uncle-had-falling-over-islam-162246172.html 77 https://en.html 75 http://news.yahoo. Tsarni said he then contacted a family friend who told him Tsarnaev had been influenced by a recent convert to Islam.bloomberg.html 76 http://www.’ While still in intensive care.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 19 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Jeff Bauman was waiting among the crowd for his girlfriend to cross the finish line at the Boston Marathon.76 Two and a half minutes later.77 Tsarnaev brothers came to America several years ago and were living in the Boston area. He had a falling out with Tamerlan in 2009.scribd. said in an interview.wikipedia. A picture of him in a wheelchair. looked right at me. on April 15. Bauman’s information helped in vestigators narrow down whom to look for in hours of video of the attack. and dropped a bag at his feet.bostonglobe. saw the guy. Tsarnaev brothers (3 Apr 22) Wikipedia has a write-up on the Tsarnaev brothers. sunglasses and a black jacket over a hooded sweatshirt looked at Jeff. when in a phone conversation Tamerlan said that he had chosen "God's business" over work or school. Tsarni. was broadcast around the world as he was rushed to Boston Medical Center. Ruslan is an uncle to the Tsarnaev brothers.19  Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM A source briefed on the investigation said Tsarnaev was wearing explosives and an explosive trigger when his body was recovered.com/news/2013-04-19/boston-bombing-victim-in-iconic-photo-helped-identifyattackers. bloodied and ashen. asked for a paper and pen and wrote. “He woke up under so much drugs. he said. his brother said. his brother. He lost both legs below the knee. Jeff Bauman gave the FBI a description of the man he saw.78 What the news media reports of their ancestry.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .

com/entry/nbcs-pete-williams-boston-suspects-may-be-from 81 http://www.20 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM about the nations named.story 82 http://www. who caused the most trouble. Their acts will exacerbate that problem. who remained home in Kremlin controlled territories. with various Chechen groups.scribd. such as in Western Europe. without their parents. NBC says they had lived in Turkey for a while. CNN says they were from the Russian Caucasus.org/6FvGfRL3J 20 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com/news/articles/2013/04/19/expert-chechen-influence-aligns-with-bostonmarathon-bomb-clues-by-paul-shinkman 79 http://www. then if they are both Muslims. not accepting the defeat. they arrived in America. before Syria came along.79 They might as well be from Mars or Venus.80 If this is true. Their nationality may be coincidental.usnews. depending on which side is labeling them. due to severe anti-Muslim sentiment in America. then they would have been far better off remaining in Turkey.webcitation. then they do a poor job of assimilating wherever they end up. Previously it was the children of immigrants from different cultures. The battle had been one of the most brutal wars for independence. With these boys. not staying at any of them very long.latimes.talkingpointsmemo.com/2013/04/19/us/massachusetts-bombers-profiles/index. The VA Tech shooter was from South Korea. Apparently they had been like refugees. The area is now ruled by the Kremlin. Many people are trying to draw parallels between the Chechen troubles and the Boston bombings.5625743. moving from Russian republic to republic.cnn.com/news/world/worldnow/la-fg-wn-father-of-boston-suspects20130419. Most media imply they were refugees from the Chechen conflict.81 a Republic of the Russian federation which has wanted independence. doing attacks against Russian targets. We are still in a time of pure speculation.  Day three official sources  Day two official sources Boston Marathon organizers  Boston Athletic Association 8 pm April 15 statement82 Boston local government 78 http://www. to get a possibly distorted picture. given America’s poor familiarity with geography. but many troubled territories lead to permanent mental health damage for the victims. due to 9-11. see:  Time Line – the data there is from both official and unofficial sources.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .html 80 http://livewire. and the Russian military. What happened after they came to America? Official Update Links (3 May 05) For more info on these updates. so a war had been waging between natives who can be called freedom fighters or terrorists.0.

2013 Here is FEMA report for Friday April 19. If you are at an MBTA station please do not congregate there.91 Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion.com for updates. with info on Boston Bombings.cityofboston. Massachusetts State Government  http://www.gov/news/Default.fbi.” 90 My notes on this will be in the next edition shared of my US epidemic of critical infrastructure explosions.mass. train.89 Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion. April 19.86   FBI charges against bomber Tsarnaev’s friends: Kadyrbayev-Tazhayakov-Phillipos (PDF 87 20 pages). 2013 Boston Special Agent in Charge.gov/  Criminal complaint (pdf) with April-22 charges against surviving suspect. and commuter rail) is suspended until further notice.21        Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM http://cityofboston.gov/oneboston http://www.com/doc/114094060/Indy-Boom 21 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.fbi.gov/news/updates-on-investigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston/updates-oninvestigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston 89 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 20 info. http://www.cityofboston.gov/news/Default.scribd. 83 84 http://www.pdf President Obama.gov/eopss/agencies/msp/ Federal agencies working this case  https://www.gov/POLICE/ Boston City Press Release April-1583 Boston City letter to residents and businesses in the impacted area April-2084 Boston City plan for re-opening Copley Square.85 ALERT-Boston is the city's emergency notification system [link] MBTA: Service (including bus.  201304020 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .aspx?id=6091 86 https://www.92 and Bird Flu in China.scribd. FEMA comes out with a daily report each morning around 8.fbi.gov/governor/  http://www. 88 https://www.gov/boston/press-releases/2013/suspect-in-boston-marathon-attack-charged-with-usinga-weapon-of-mass-destruction 87 I downloaded 2013-0447.cityofboston.aspx?id=6089 85 http://www.gov/news/default. 2013. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Saturday. with info on Boston Bombings. April 20. April 19. See www.90 and national weather forecasts. April-21.30 am. 2013.mass.aspx?id=6079 http://www.pdf calling my copy: FBI Boston Bomber Friends 2013 May 2. Boston explosion updates88 I have not viewed all of the official reports. but I try to keep up on links to them.cityofboston. return home.mbta.

pdf Statement by President Obama. with info relevant to the Boston Bombings. morning after the Boston Bombings. until his capture just before 8. 2013 Picture of final suspect (3 Apr 20) Here is a picture from the FBI. http://www. April 16.scribd. 2013.96  201304016 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.” 92 22 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. 2013 (p. with lots of relevant info. April 18.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . of whom Boston authorities were hunting.” My notes on this will be in the next edition shared of my US epidemic of critical infrastructure explosions. http://www. April 16.scribd. 2013 President Obama. He is 91 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 19 info. 2013 (1. 2013 (a. 2013.93 Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion. April 18. April 17.com/doc/114094060/Indy-Boom 95 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 17 info.97 Do not approach him.) Statement by President Obama.22  Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 201304019 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.94  201304018 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.pdf Boston Special Agent in Charge.pdf See chapter “Official sources day two” where I have extracted relevant details. with info on Boston Bombings. April 16.pdf FEMA on Massachusetts Explosion April 18.m.m. Remarks by Boston Special Agent in Charge. 2013. April 16.45 pm Apr-19. April 18. 2013 Here is FEMA report three days after the Boston Bombings.com/doc/114094060/Indy-Boom 93 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 18 info.95  201304017 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.” 94 My notes on this will be in the next edition shared of my US epidemic of critical infrastructure explosions. 2013 Remarks by Boston Special Agent in Charge.scribd. April 15. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Thursday. 2013 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Tuesday.04 am) FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Wednesday.” 96 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 16 info.) Statement by Attorney General Holder. April 16.

fbi.yahoo. during which time these guys were throwing explosives at the police.asp?a=2825&z=29 Via THE EMERGENCY EMAIL AND WIRELESS NETWORK www.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .gov/boston/press-releases/2013/new-image-released-of-suspect-in-bombing-case http://www.emergencyemail.html. After he and his brother (now killed) did a car jacking.98 FBI appeals for help solving marathon bombings99 97 https://www. this topic may no longer be relevant.org/newsemergency/anmviewer.scribd. forced the car owner to drain his ATM._ylt=A2KJ2UZeT3BRQk8AHX__wgt.org 99 http://news. and extremely dangerous. there was a police pursuit from MIT to Water town. Photos of suspects and FBI tip reporting information.23 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM considered armed. one captured.com/fbi-appeals-help-solving-marathon-bombings063647693. Police seek tips (3 Apr 22) Now that the suspects have been identified.EmergencyEmail. 98 23 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. one killed.

which sounds suspicious.gov/ anyone with any information. I suspect they are overloaded. where the people movements appear they are carrying something of sufficient mass to have been the bombs. where some people.  Info about the attacks. April 16. they are afraid to step outdoors. 5. Some such people may be totally innocent. photos or video please call 1-800-225-5324. just like after 9/11 when they had to throw away millions of tips. like it may be related to people who were planning something like this.  Video taken.  Anyone who heard or saw anything. how heavy. so suspects include ANYONE carrying a backpack. look suspicious. 100 http://www. My communication bounced.  Boston Suspect Photos Page 1  Boston Suspect Photos Page 2  Boston Suspect Photos Page 3 Boston Attack Situation Page Some people have been falsely labeled as suspects. Examples of Tips.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .nbcnews. which can help the investigation:100  Video taken of the areas where the bombs went off.com/news_opinion/local_coverage/2013/04/teen_stunned_at_portrayal_as_mass_bombi ng_suspect 24 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Boston Suspect Photo & Video Situation Page Link  The FBI now knows how large the bombs were.fbi. before they went off.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767721-investigators-believe-boston-bombs-werepressure-cookers-hidden-in-backpacks-officials-say?lite 101 http://bostonherald.reuters. in the video now in retrospect.24  Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Task Force Tip Lines (for people with useful clues for authorities): POLICE ASK FOR ANY INFORMATION 1 800-494-TIPS   617-223-6610 617-223-6612  Boston@ci. other than what is being blasted all over the news media.fbi. #3.30 pm I tried to send some tips to the authorities = links to 200 Boston pictures.com/article/2013/04/16/us-usa-explosions-boston-idUSBRE93F06T20130416 http://usnews. because of many web sites targeting them.scribd. because they could not handle the volume. before or after the bombing.101 Although the FBI has exonerated them.gov  FBI Tip Line: 1-800-CALL-FBI  FBI Website to report tips:  https://bostonmarathontips.

Dzhokhar’s brother. and cover up tangible objects belonging to suspected marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. identified in footnotes. ask if they can fax it. namely a laptop computer and backpack containing fireworks.” Saratova said. 19.tv/channel/ma-rt-9-window-cam http://www.cnn.com/story/21988574/boston-bombing-timeline 104 http://www. said the Tsarnaev family does not intend to bury Tamerlan until they find an independent coroner to issue a cause of death.Latest (3 May 05) Time line extracted from multiple media. you can listen on live Boston police calls here. conceal. 2013 May-2 The body of Tamerlan Tsarnaev. many secrets will be buried with him.com/metro/2013/05/02/marathon-bombing-suspects-initially-planned-julyattack-officials-say/XSpTNQmjYMK8TCNUKjsh3K/story.fbi.html http://www.html 107 https://www.com/metro/2013/05/02/marathon-bombing-suspects-initially-planned-julyattack-officials-say/XSpTNQmjYMK8TCNUKjsh3K/story.ustream.bostonglobe.25 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM My plan is to print out the info. 102 103 http://www. unless I state otherwise. like Central where I am located. supply my name & address.gov/boston/press-releases/2013/three-men-arrested-in-connection-with-marathonbombing-investigation http://www.com/news/bay-city/index.102 I don’t know how long this will be available.bostonglobe.com/metro/2013/05/02/marathon-bombing-suspects-initially-planned-julyattack-officials-say/XSpTNQmjYMK8TCNUKjsh3K/story.103 All times here are Eastern. and Azamat Tazhayakov.106 May-1 Tsarnaev friends arrested (3 May 5) 2013 May-1 Federal authorities announce charges against three of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's friends. were charged in a criminal complaint with conspiracy to obstruct justice by conspiring to destroy.105 “The family is afraid that if Tamerlan is buried before they get all the answers. 107 Dias Kadyrbayev. and Tamerlan’s two sisters. The Tsarnaevs have remained dubious of reports that police were taking Tamerlan into custody when Dzhokhar reportedly ran him over.104 Kheda Saratova. The plot thickens. and this will make it harder for Dzhokhar to defend himself in court. a human rights activist.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013.whbf.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Scanning Police Calls (3 Apr 19) If you are interested.bostonglobe. If not.html 106 http://www. take to local police station. was released from the state medical examiner’s office to an uncle.scribd.html 105 http://www. but some of the stories may be fiction fantasy.mlive. who had it delivered to the Dyer-Lake Funeral Home and Cremation Services in North Attleborough. both of New Bedford. Ruslan Tsarni of Maryland. 19.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index. then I will snail mail it.html 25 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Time Line .

The defendants are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.fbi. a jar of Vaseline.108 None of the three is suspected of having advance knowledge of the plot or participating in the planning of the bombing. on Apr-18 nite. Three roommates of Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have been arrested on suspicion of allegedly removing some of his personal effects from their dorm room at his direction following the April 15 attack. the 26-year-old Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) police officer. of Cambridge.110 2012 Apr 23 Tuesday According to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Robel Phillipos.   Kadyrbayev and Tazhayakov Complaint (pdf) Phillipos Complaint (pdf) 2013 Apr 26 Law enforcement agents recover Tsarnaev's backpack at a New Bedford landfill.nytimes.ksdk. Inside.26 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM A third man. they find an assortment of fireworks.blogs. killed by the suspects. The charges contained in the complaints are accusations.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . on Wednesday for Sean A. Collier. a homework assignment sheet from the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth and other things. Two of them were taken into custody several days ago on "immigration issues" and the third was arrested today.com/2013/04/22/updates-in-the-aftermath-of-the-boston-marathonbombing/?google_editors_picks=true 111 https://www.scribd. was charged with willfully making materially false statements to federal law enforcement officials during a terrorism investigation. Mass. which is good. 19. 2013 Apr 22 108 109 http://www.. The FBI is releasing this information at the request of the hospital.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index.109 2013 Apr 24 VP Biden attended the memorial service in Cambridge. Two of the suspects are students from Kazakhstan.cnn. only so long as they are still attending classes.com/news/article/378367/40/3-roommates-of-Boston-bombing-suspect-arrested http://www. 111 On Apr22 the news was that he was in serious condition.html 110 http://thelede. Apparently the two arrested on "immigration issues" were in the USA on a student visa.gov/boston/press-releases/2013/update-on-condition-of-dzhokhar-tsarnaev-2 26 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is in fair condition.

boston.fbi.toledoblade.50 pm EDT is one week after the bombings. 112 Here is the city’s five step plan to repair the damage to a major thoroughfare in the Back Bay neighborhood. 114 That will be followed by the ringing of bells across Boston and the commonwealth. the transit police officer wounded during a gunfight with the suspects Apr 19. although for some it will be a long time. and the Governor of Massachusetts. A moment of silence has been requested by the Mayor of Boston.  3 of them in critical condition and  5 listed as serious.gov/news/Default.fbi.fbi. 115 Apr 22 – Medical Updates (3 Apr 24) Doctors say all of the over 180 people wounded in the bombing are expected to recover.118 On Apr-23 we learn he is in fair condition.gov/news/updates-on-investigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston 113 http://www.nytimes..11 pm EDT.com/2013/04/22/updates-in-the-aftermath-of-the-boston-marathonbombing/?google_editors_picks=true 118 https://www.html 116 http://www.116  51 people remained hospitalized. 117 According to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.gov/boston/press-releases/2013/update-on-condition-of-dzhokhar-tsarnaev-2 120 https://www.113 2.com/news/local/massachusetts/2013/04/22/doctors-all-boston-bomb-patients-likelylive/HG1KNo9XMIZI4eGmsDtmgO/story.blogs. upon conviction.) resulting in the death of three people and injuries to more than 200 people. has begun breathing on his own. the FBI turned over the crime scene to the city of Boston.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .cityofboston. of death or imprisonment for life or any term of years.html http://thelede.scribd.blogs.  At least 14 people lost all or part of a limb.blogs.120  Using and conspiring to use weapon of mass destruction (bomb with nails.gov/boston/press-releases/2013/update-on-condition-of-dzhokhar-tsarnaev-1 119 https://www.com/2013/04/22/updates-in-the-aftermath-of-the-boston-marathonbombing/?google_editors_picks=true 117 http://thelede. 112 http://thelede. ball bearings etc. Richard Donohue Jr. where he was formally charged with some crimes. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev remains in serious condition.fbi.html?_r=0 27 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.aspx?id=6091 114 http://ow.nytimes.nytimes.27   Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 5.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone.com/2013/04/22/updates-in-the-aftermath-of-the-boston-marathonbombing/?google_editors_picks=true https://www. The statutory charges authorize a penalty.  3 of them lost more than one.gov/boston/press-releases/2013/suspect-in-boston-marathon-attack-charged-with-usinga-weapon-of-mass-destruction https://www.119 Apr 22 – Suspect Charged (3 Apr 22 C) There was a court hearing in the suspect’s hospital room.ly/i/1Wlji 115 http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2013/04/22/us/tsarnaev-complaint.

and police. the Massachusetts State Police. the Cambridge Police Department. and local enforcement agencies. Tobacco.gov/boston/press-releases/2013/suspect-in-boston-marathon-attack-charged-with-usinga-weapon-of-mass-destruction 122 https://www. the Boston Police Department.lawfareblog. and others.nbcnews.121 Apr 21 Sunday .123 Investigators are asking about other cell members and other unexploded bombs.gov/boston/press-releases/2013/update-on-condition-of-dzhokhar-tsarnaev 123 http://usnews.Investigation Continues (3 May 04) 2013 Apr 21 According to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. although he cannot speak yet. In addition.122 However. fire. Marshals Service.fbi.S. with assistance from the Counterterrorism Section of the Justice Department’s National Security Division.S. and emergency responders from across Massachusetts and New England played critical roles in the investigation and response.S. he has recovered sufficiently that he can respond to questions in writing.fbi. U. Attorneys William Weinreb and Aloke Chakravarty from the Anti-Terrorism and National Security Unit of the U. including             the Bureau of Alcohol. the Watertown Police Department. 125 He also believes they were acting 121 https://www.scribd. Secret Service. Immigration and Customs Enforcement-Homeland Security Investigations. Here is why it was critically important to take the guy alive. U. the Boston Fire Department. and Explosives. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev remains in serious condition. The public is reminded that charges contained in an indictment or criminal complaint are merely allegations and that defendants are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.com/2013/04/one-quick-thought-on-the-unfolding-situation-in-the-bostonsuburbs/ 28 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. This case is being prosecuted by Assistant U. state. the National Guard. the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Police Department. Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts. 124 Boston Police Commissioner Edward Davis says he believes the suspects intended to do additional bombings. U. had they not been stopped. and member agencies of the Boston Joint Terrorism Task Force.com/_news/2013/04/21/17841985-crowdfunding-raises-2-million-for-bostonvictims-critics-urge-caution?lite 124 http://www.S. Firearms. which is composed of more than 30 federal. There is a link here to PDF copy of the criminal complaint.S.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .28 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM This investigation was conducted by the FBI’s Boston Division. the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority.

133 125 http://usnews.html 131 http://bangordailynews. ammunition and explosives when they first confronted police early April-19.html 127 http://www.128 The FBI searches Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's dorm room in Pine Dale Hall.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone. 126 It was just them two trouble makers.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index.toledoblade.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone.html 130 http://www. Among other things.ece 133 http://www. the backpacks used.com/2013/04/21/news/nation/boston-police-commissioner-believes-suspectsplanned-other-bombings/?ref=latest 132 http://www. not connected to any organization which is a continuing threat.aspx?id=6091 29 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.29 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM alone.130 Davis said earlier police discovered at least four unexploded devices including one similar to the two pressure cooker bombs packed with nails and ball bearing used in the twin blasts Monday that killed three people and wounded more than 170 near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .scribd.dallasnews.com/news/local-news/20130422-boston-suspects-arsenal-indicates-theyplanned-more-attacks-police-say. "a large pyrotechnic.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone.toledoblade.132 Apr 21 Boston plan to re-open Copley Square (3 Apr 22 B) Here is the city of Boston’s plan for re-opening Copley Square."129 Agents also scoured the brothers’ credit-card records and other material seized from their apartment and car for evidence of bomb components.gov/news/Default. and were most likely planning more attacks. and other evidence tying them to the bombings last Monday. they seize BB's.127 The continuing investigation includes analyzing records from the brothers’ phones and computers and searching their browsing histories to find associates and witnesses and extremist-group affiliations.toledoblade.cityofboston." as well as a black jacket and white hat like those worn on Marathon day by the man referred by authorities to as "Bomber Two. authorities said April-21. just in case.html 129 http://www.html 128 http://www.nbcnews. However.toledoblade.131 The two men suspected in the Boston Marathon bombings were armed with a small arsenal of guns.com/_news/2013/04/21/17841985-crowdfunding-raises-2-million-for-bostonvictims-critics-urge-caution?lite 126 http://www.cnn. on the campus of the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth. and shootings later in the week. investigators are continuing to search whether they had help or were operating in league with anyone else.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone.

“Nearly a week ago our City took a deep breath and was forced to dive into a pool of uncertainty and fear.” The Mayor committed to two top priorities for the plan:   Making sure the City reopens this area as respectfully as we can for the victims. The Five Phase effort includes: Phase 1: Decontamination and Testing Phase 2: Structural Building Assessments and Utility Coordination Phase 3: Debris Removal Phase 4: Internal Building Assessments Phase 5: Re-Entry.30 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Apr 21. Communications.of our city team. As we respect the need for people to continue to express their support for the victims and our city we will place large message boards in the vicinity of the area to allow people to record their thoughts and reflections. Equipment and Expertise .com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Read Letter from Mayor Menino & Sign Up to Receive Updates The City’s Copley Square Re-Entry Plan is a multi-agency effort that maximizes all of the resources – Manpower. As we move toward re-opening we will continue to update the public on our progress and plans. Menino and members of his Emergency Management Team and Cabinet previewed plans for the re-opening of Boylston Street and the Copley Square area of Boston. The Five phase plan will commence when the scene is cleared by Federal Authorities and returned to the City of Boston. 30 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. without bureaucracy for the business owners and residents who have also been affected by the attack on our City.” Mayor Menino said. The items that are now part of a memorial to victims at the intersection of Boylston and Berkeley Streets will be temporarily relocated to Copley Square Park as will other items from other memorial sites around the area. Operating as quickly and seamlessly. The Boston Police Department will return personal items secured at the scene that have not been retained as evidence by the FBI. Mayor Thomas M. a huge sigh of relief was felt across our great city and nation so now it is time for us to start moving our city forward. “Friday as our officers reported to the world ‘we got him’. and Counseling As this plan commences we will be respectful with all memorials and other personal effects left at the scene.scribd. their families and all of those impacted by last week’s tragic events .

141 The impact area is currently an FBI crime scene. Anyone with counseling needs should contact the Mayor’s Health Line at 617 -534-5050. in honor of Boston victims. Engineers are checking the structural integrity of buildings near the bombing scene before that area fully reopens.cityofboston. 134 http://abcnews.lawfareblog.135 He is not yet in a condition where he can be questioned.mit.com/2013/04/federal-public-defender-to-represent-boston-marathon-suspectdzhokhar-tsarnaev/ 138 http://www. and under heavy guard at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston.go.134 Apr 20 Sat (3 Apr 22 B) 2013 Apr 20 Saturday Dzhokhar A.html 141 http://www. Here’s Lawfare QUOTE139 Here is the MIT student newspaper The Tech‘s report on last night incidents.com/2013/04/todays-headlines-and-commentary-407/ 140 http://tech. 140 Too much is in flux to summarize the developments in Boston.yahoo.go.com/US/boston-bombing-suspect-dzhokhar-tsarnaev-conditioninterrogated/story?id=19009283&google_editors_picks=true 135 http://news. various people try to put in perspective what happened.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . so I’m going to leave that to the Twitter list and news links that Alan and Susan are running.scribd.lawfareblog.136 Federal Public Defender’s office says they will assign a lawyer for this guy.gov/news/Default. and the City is providing support to the FBI as they secure this area.31 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM For more information or resources please log onto http://cityofboston.aspx?id=6089 31 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.html 136 http://abcnews. Tsarnaev is still alive.edu/V133/N19/policeman.scribd. Businesses affected can call or visit our Business Resource Center at the Park Plaza Hotel.com/blogs/lookout/boston-bombing-suspect-arrest-presents-intelligence-opportunitylegal-183858408. 138 Morning after the running battles between suspects and police.com/doc/136251735/President-Obama-Boston-marathon 139 http://www.com/US/boston-bombing-suspect-dzhokhar-tsarnaev-conditioninterrogated/story?id=19009283&google_editors_picks=true 137 http://www.gov/oneboston or call our Mayor’s Hotline at 617-635-4500. 137 US Flag is to be flown at ½ mast thru April 20. UNQUOTE Apr 20 Boston gov to people of impact zone (3 Apr 22 B) City of Boston sends a letter to residents and businesses in the impact zone.

Please take a moment to register by calling 617 635-4500.gov and on Twitter @NotifyBoston. 2.bostonglobe. 19. had a boat in their  142 http://news.bostonglobe.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/story.143 He is one of two brothers. including: 1.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main. 7 pm: Shots reportedly fired at 67 Franklin St. in Watertown. Once we have established that these important public safety issues are resolved. the City will move quickly to ensure that the area is safe for residents and businesses to return. If you need help securing reliable vendors. we will then provide a staggered schedule for limited access for inspectors and business owners to survey their property to ascertain readiness to reopen.html 144 http://www. In addition. so that we can have the best information to reach you quickly.boston. Ensuring that all buildings are structurally sound.html 143 http://live. board-up services.yahoo.com/Event/Live_blog_Explosion_in_Copley_Square http://www. the City will have some lists available. Consider the types of services you may need from outside contractors. Tsarnaev. for example. Apr 19 Fri Suspect Captured (3 Apr 22 C) 2013 Apr 19 Friday Immediately after Dzhokhar’s capture. citing public safety concerns. Please monitor the news closely for updates on when the crime scene is released. provision delivery. What you can do right now: 1. 3. who had left their home after the curfew was lifted.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . suspected of being responsible for the Boston Marathon Bombings.32 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM As soon as we receive clearance from the FBI. 2. of Cambridge was apprehended in Watertown.144 One of the people. We thank you for your patience as we rebuild together. construction.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.com/blogs/lookout/boston-bombing-suspect-arrest-presents-intelligence-opportunitylegal-183858408. Ensuring that streets and sidewalks are clean of equipment and debris and are safe for pedestrians.scribd. information is available at the City’s web site: www. etc.cityofboston. We will be taking steps to secure the public safety. federal prosecutors stirred controversy in legal circles by refusing to grant Dzhokhar his Miranda rights against self-incrimination. and begin lining up their services. Dzhokhar A. after a standoff with the police. trash removal. and for residents to return to their homes. lasting nearly two hours.45 pm.142  Shortly before 8.xml 32 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.

particularly in the Middle East and Asia.145 The cords securing it had been cut and there was blood near the straps. Police had exhausted everything which could be done to find the guy. did not find the suspect..150 Apr 19 Fri wee hours to morning (3 May 05) FBI gets the laptop (see that chapter) 4 days after the April 15 bombing.com/2013/04/19/cops-detain-2-men-investigate-suspicious-car-in-niagara-fallsny 149 http://www. during the manhunt for the brother who had escaped on foot. 147  Niagara Falls incident has been resolved. so there was now no further point to continue the constraints on the citizenry.emergencyemail.45 am: Evacuation begins at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth. He backed away and called the police. with residents asked to remain indoors. where Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was a student. rail).com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Do accept our condolences.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.bostonglobe.html 150 http://stream. peeked inside. 6 pm: Police lifted the curfew.bostonglobe. the police conducted a door to door search. happens to people every day in other nations.com/story/201304222133-0022692 151 http://www.asp?a=2831&z=48 http://www.asp?a=2829&z=48 146 http://www.bostonglobe.org/newsemergency/anmviewer. with a banner reading “Boston Bombings represent a sorrowful scene of what happens every day in Syria.com/metro/2013/04/18/mit-police-officer-hit-gunfire-cambridge-policedispatcher-says/4UeCClOVeLr8PHLvDa99zK/story.bostonglobe.152 145 http://www. The people in the Massachusetts car are not related to the Boston bombing manhunt.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/story.146 He lifted an edge. The city had been on lockdown.com/metro/2013/05/02/marathon-bombing-suspects-initially-planned-julyattack-officials-say/XSpTNQmjYMK8TCNUKjsh3K/story.aljazeera.torontosun.xml 33 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.org/newsemergency/anmviewer. During the lockdown.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/story. so MBTA is now back in business. were stopped. 149 What happened to Boston on April 15.” Pictures of this demonstration were posted on social media.emergencyemail. Bostonians and other Americans responded with thanks of their own.scribd. and with other cities (air.html 148 http://www. saw a bleeding wounded man inside.33 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM back yard. way south of Boston.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main. transportation services inside the city.bostonglobe. The small town of Kafranbel in northern Syria sent condolences to the city of Boston after last Monday's bombing.html 147 http://www. from a fire fight with the police. according to lawyer for the bomber’s friend.html 152 http://www. under a tarpaulin.151 7.148 MBTA was shut down.

One of the suspects was apprehended and later pronounced dead at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.30 am: The police pursue the stolen SUV from Cambridge.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe. in Boston. the suspects are in a gunfight with the police and throwing explosive devices at the police.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.bostonglobe. He drives two or three streets away.cnn.xml 156 http://www. During the chase.bostonglobe. was wounded. He was in stable condition Friday at Mount Auburn Hospital.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 34 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. which they think was left behind by the enemy. according to hospital spokeswoman Jennifer Kovalich.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 157 http://www. then dumps the car and runs into the darkness. But the car jacked victim's cell phone is still in the SUV. west to Watertown. got out of the car. seeking to deal with any unexploded ordinance. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Brighton.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe. with officers in pursuit.154 3.153 7. Donohue Jr.html 159 http://www.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 160 http://www..50 am: The police detonate a suspicious looking device.bostonglobe.158 Fifteen police officers are treated at St.159 19-year-old Dzhokar Tsarnaev drives off amid more gunfire. in Cambridge.xml 155 http://www.bostonglobe.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main. at the intersection of Dexter and Laurel in Watertown.xml 154 http://www.14 am: The police detonate a suspicious looking device at Charlesgate and Commonwealth Avenue.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main. for minor injuries suffered in the gunfight.160 153 http://www.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/story. allowing police to determine the vehicle is in Watertown and eventually catch up to it.20 am to 2. and traded gunfire with police for several minutes.scribd.cnn. 33.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.34 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 7.xml 158 http://www.bostonglobe.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main. Not all of them detonate. MBTA Transit Police Officer Richard H. Massachusetts.156 So later the police back track the chase route. 155 Apr 19 wee hours chases and battles (3 Apr 21) 1.15 am: Police surround what is thought to be the Tsarnaev residence at 410 Norfolk St.cnn.157 The brothers stopped near Dexter and Laurel streets.

then later in the evening carjacked an SUV.com/2013/04/18/report-mit-officer-fatally-shot-in-cambridge-massexplosives-found/ 162 https://en. 165 Somewhere in the process.166 Later. the suspects allegedly hijacked the policeman’s cruiser. Apr 18-19 Car jack victim story (3 Apr 22 C) A man is sitting in his car on a road in Cambridge when a man taps on the passenger-side window. the suspects may be driving two cars. was apprehended by police and taken to Beth Israel hospital. 164 At some point.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 164 http://www. Policed chased the vehicle to Watertown. threatening it with explosives strapped to their chests. and that the policeman was found in it. We are later told that the suspects did NOT steal the cruiser. They then released the man when the ATM cash limit was reached. and the man lets himself into the car. Police say the suspects threw explosives from the car at the police.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 168 https://en. police chase.asp?a=2826&z=29 165 http://www.cnn. police said some other suspects had done the 7-eleven crime.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 166 http://usnews.cnn. then one suspect. where witnesses reported hearing explosions and automatic weapons fire. dead. where he died from his injuries.emergencyemail.com/_news/2013/04/19/17817173-one-boston-marathon-suspect-killed-secondsuspect-his-brother-on-loose-after-firefight?lite 167 http://www. which were chasing them.nbcnews. Tamerlan Tsarnaev. ending in Water town. The driver rolls down the window.org/wiki/Boston_Marathon_bombings#MIT_shooting_and_Watertown_incident 163 http://www.35 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Apr 18-19 nite – national TV news confusion (3 Apr 21) Here are lots of links to stories about the confrontations between the suspects and the police.162 According to the news media.cnn.168 There was a battle between the police and the suspects in Watertown. multiple fire fights. points 161 http://www. Massachusetts.167 In the wee hours. thru car jacking.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . from MIT campus.scribd.org/newsemergency/anmviewer.161 On the campus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) there was a shooting incident where a police officer got killed.163 The suspects carjacked a silver Mercedes SUV in Cambridge and forced the owner to use his ATM card to obtain $800 in cash.nationalterroralert. they allegedly robbed a 7-eleven store in Cambridge. there was at least one car chase.org/wiki/Boston_Marathon_bombings#MIT_shooting_and_Watertown_incident 35 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.wikipedia.wikipedia. not yet clear if it was before or after the SUV car jacking.

at gunpoint. a Mercedes SUV at 816 Memorial Drive in Cambridge.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index. better known as the renowned Stata Center on the MIT campus. while the kidnapped man moves to the passenger seat. and he and the driver begin talking in a foreign language." the man says before forcing the victim to drive to another location where they pick up a second man.36 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM a firearm and says.cnn.176 169 170 http://www. They go to an ATM machine.bostonglobe. 26. before going to a gas station.html 172 http://www.bostonglobe.html 171 http://www.bostonglobe. the city of Boston.scribd.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe. He later died. Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer Sean Collier.xml 36 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. near Building 32.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe. from where he calls authorities with details. and in some cases the police helped them resolve their issues. was found shot multiple times while in his cruiser at Main and Vassar streets. "Did you hear about the Boston explosion? . were locked down. Cambridge car jacking (3 Apr 23) During the uncertainty as to locations of suspects on the run. 26.a killing authorities later link to the Tsarnaevs.31 pm: Police got a report of two men carjacking. He is given $45 but wants more and demands an ATM card and password. where the men attempt to get money. gets to a gas station a few blocks away. and engaging in battles with the police. is shot dead on the school's Cambridge.html 174 http://www.cnn." He then shows the driver that his gun is loaded. Here is a photo of a police officer delivering milk to a family with small children. 10. 170 They begin driving. identified as Sean Collier.174 National news later reports. I did that.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.cnn. Massachusetts.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . campus -.gde_2659304_member_234701350 173 http://www. and the man with the gun demands money.169 "I am serious. incorrectly. with all residents asked to remain indoors. of Somerville.. and some adjacent cities. The armed man takes the driver's keys and sits in the driver's seat.policeone. This meant that some residents were cut off from essential supplies. The second man enters the back seat. that the car jacking had occurred at the gas station.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.com/police-heroes/articles/6204718-Photo-Cop-delivering-milk-to-family-onBoston-lockdown-becomes-sensation/?goback=.cnn.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.173 11 pm: The SUV driver manages to escape the carjackers.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index. 172 11 p.xml 175 http://www. where the captive man escapes.29 pm: An MIT police office.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index.175 10.html http://www.171 April 18 Thu nite – MIT..m.xml 176 http://www.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index.

com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe. He said that Kadyrbayev decided -. the three collectively decide to throw away the backpack and fireworks because they don't want Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to get in trouble. April 18 10+pm Dzhokhar friends loot to Bedford apt (3 May 04) Around 10 p. and 7 p.bostonglobe.html 37 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.180 177 http://www.24 pm: Police got the first reports of gunshots at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Tazhayakov and Phillipos take the backpack and computer to the New Bedford. 179 Phillipos said Kadyrbayev asked him about 11 p." He adds he did not understand much of what the roommates.m. Phillipos stays up until 4 a. because it became clear from a CNN report that we were watching that (Dzhokhar Tsarnaev) was one of the Boston Marathon bombers.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index. the backpack was gone.html 179 http://www. and he responded. Phillipos recalled. There.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . as to when the backpack was discarded. apartment shared by the first two young men. which he tosses in a dumpster outside his apartment.m.177 MIT is located in Cambridge which is just across the Charles river from Boston. the next day.cnn. between 6 p.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index.. onward: Kadyrbayev later tells investigators that. According to Kadyrbayev.and Tazhayakov agreed -that they should toss the backpack. as one of two Boston attack suspects." By the time he woke up after a two-hour nap. he. they watch news reports that broadcast photos of the man who would later be identified as their mutual friend. "Do what you have to do.m. Kadyrbayev and Tazhayakov.m. In federal documents.xml 178 http://www.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main. Friday watching television with Tazhayakov. after he. He said it happened around 6 a.html 180 http://www.cnn. Tazhayakov gives different timing. April 18 6+pm Dzhokhar friends visit his dorm room (3 May 04) 6 p.cnn.m. Phillipos says later that Kadyrbayev and Tazhayakov both "started to freak out.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Tazhayakov and Phillipos meet on the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth campus and go to Tsarnaev's dorm room.m. said afterward because they talked mostly in Russian. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Kadyrbayev and Phillipos see news reports that identify their friend. 178 Kadyrbayev puts them in a black trash bag.37 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 10.: Kadyrbayev.scribd. After waking.m. Massachusetts..

com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index. when Kadyrbayev texted him alerting him to the "news" and their friend's possible involvement in the Boston blasts. Tazhayakov says that Kadyrbayev showed them a text message from Tsarnaev saying.cnn. each between six to eight inches long. as well as Tsarnaev's laptop. The two meet at the New Bedford apartment they share.who also enrolled at the southern Massachusetts university at the same time as him." The same affidavit states that.html http://www.html 183 http://www.181 It's at this time. because one of the Marathon bombing suspects looks familiar. Kadyrbayev knew Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was involved in the Marathon bombing -.: As he is driving home from Boston. 3 days after the bombing: Azamat Tazhayakov attends a class at the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth. Kadyrbayev also finds a jar of Vaseline that he thought Dzhokhar Tsarnaev used "to make bombs. he believed he would never see Tsarnaev alive again.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index. While watching a movie. after which Dzhokhar Tsarnaev drives him home to his New Bedford apartment.cnn. according to Tazhayakov's account to investigators.m.Kadyrbayev. in the backpack. Tazhayakov and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. 182 April 18 Dzhokhar friends communications (3 May 04) Sometime on the afternoon of Thu April 18.183 5 p.spot a backpack with fireworks that have been opened and emptied of powder. the three -.an assertion that his lawyer denies. at that time.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index.html 38 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.scribd.m. The young men take the backpack out of the dorm room.cnn. According to Tazhayakov's account in an FBI affidavit. "I'm about to leave if you need something in my room take it. that Kadyrbayev texts Phillipos so they can all meet at Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's dorm room. telling them that Tsarnaev had left a few hours earlier." "When Tazhayakov learned of the message. Kadyrbayev says that he talked on the phone with Robel Phillipos -. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's roommate lets all three young men into the room. to 6 p.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . at which time Kadyrbayev shows Tazhayakov photos broadcast by CNN of a suspect he believes is their friend Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Tazhayakov later recalled.38 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Tazhayakov claims that it was around 9 p.m. 181 182 http://www." a federal affidavit states. Phillipos tells investigators that he noticed about seven tubular fireworks. Tazhayakov and Phillipos -. Phillipos tells Kadyrbayev to put the news on when he gets home. Just before they go in.

(It is not clear if Kadyrbayev was there at the time.187 Kadyrbayev notices that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has cut his hair short.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index. The two chat while Kadyrbayev smokes a cigarette.cnn. already back on the case in multiple threads on "/r/findbostonbombers. Evening: Azamat Tazhayakov -. Over the past day and a half. there have been a number of press reports based on information from unofficial sources that has been inaccurate.html http://www.scribd.drives to Tsarnaev's dormitory room at Pine Dale Hall on the southern Massachusetts school's campus." Kadyrbayev texts Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to tell him he looks like one of the bombing suspects.saying his client didn't immediately recognize Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as a possible bombing suspect and did not know that his friend allegedly was involved in the attack. the Internet sleuths could prove to be key in addition to the people of Boston.Kadyrbayev's roommate at a New Bedford apartment -later tells investigators that he's with Dzhokhar Tsarnaev at the apartment until about midnight. no arrest has been made in connection with the Boston Marathon attack. Kadyrbayev's lawyer. Since these stories often have unintended consequences. His friend's response includes "LOL" -."184 2013 Apr 18.) April 17 Wed day-3 (3 May 04)  2. he tells investigators as recounted in an FBI affidavit.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index.186 2013 Apr 17 afternoon (3 May 04) Sometime on the afternoon of Wed April 17.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index. according to an FBI affidavit. then Tsarnaev goes back to his dorm room. 2 days after the bombing: Dias Kadyrbayev -.Internet slang meaning laughing or laugh out loud -. 2013  5 p. later disputes that assertion -.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 184 185 http://www.com/national/2013/04/boston-bombing-suspects-investigation/64341/ 187 http://www.a friend of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev since the two enrolled together at the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth the same time in fall 2011 -. Robert Stahl.html 39 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. saying "his first inkling came much later. "You better not text me" and "Come to my room and take whatever you want. ET: The FBI releases pictures of two male suspects being sought in connection with the Boston Marathon bombings.cnn.50 pm The FBI says: Contrary to widespread reporting.39 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Kadyrbayev later turns on the TV and notices one of the suspects resembles Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.and other things Kadyrbayev said he interprets as jokes like." ID'd the hat of Suspect 1 within minutes — even though they might not have gotten the FBI photos right the first time. He texts his friend to come down to meet him.html 186 http://www.theatlanticwire.30 pm: The folks at Reddit.m.cnn. 185  Approx 4.

nbcnews.m. according to a CNN tally.Boston officials update victims numbers to 3 dead.30 am Officials say bomb squad investigators were called in to the central terminal of La Guardia International Airport.emergencyemail.188 Press release 1.40 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM we ask the media.” 191 http://www.html 195 http://wqad.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article.asp?a=2817&z=48 190 The word “live” has become meaningless on TV news.190 we were told that the 3rd dead is a Chinese citizen. a suspect has been identified and arrested.191 1. and both are called “live.org/newsemergency/anmviewer. 2013  9 pm (8 pm my time) on Piers Morgan live.56 AP/CBS quote Ed Davis193 saying there were 176 casualties at hospitals.m.20 am: CNN says injured total is up to 183. separated by a few hours. At least 8 children were being treated at hospitals. and the injured count is up to 183.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .”196 10. 189 1. 17 critical.com/story/news/2013/04/16/obama-boston-marathon-bombing-remarks/2087565/ 193 Ed Davis = Boston Police Commissioner 194 http://www.com/news/national/Boston-Marathon-bombings-Person-of-interests-apartmentsearched-203184581. There have been vigils all over the Boston area on April-16 evening.baynews9.usatoday.197 which was evacuated after authorities discovered a suspicious package in the terminal.gov/news/updates-on-investigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston/updates-oninvestigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston 189 http://www. at least 17 of whom were critically injured.kmov. 176 injured. This turned out to be another bogus story. NBC reports there were 103 patients from the blasts still being treated at six Boston hospitals.192 12.scribd.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/4/15/ boston_marathon_expl. particularly at this early stage of the investigation.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767721-investigators-believe-boston-bombs-werepressure-cookers-hidden-in-backpacks-officials-say?lite 197 NYC = New York City 40 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. . April 16 the day after (Apr 19 B)        2 pm: The second victim in the Boston Marathon bombing is identified as 29 year old Krystle Campbell.45 pm CNN says that thanks to 2 independent videos.fbi.com/2013/04/16/device-at-boston-marathon-was-in-metal-pressure-cooker/ 196 http://usnews. 10 a. in NYC.12 pm USA Today says we are up to 170 injured. 195 11:30 a. to exercise caution and attempt to verify information through appropriate official channels before reporting.198 188 https://www.html 192 http://www.04 noon W-QAD says Boston-area hospitals have discharged at least 51 of the at least 174 people wounded in Monday’s attack.   2013 April 16.194 12. including some who had injuries described as “limb threatening. when they show the exact same show.

photos or video to call 1800-225-5324.com/corner/345645/boston-marathon-updates-nro-staff 203 http://usnews. ATF and FBI hold news conference.nationalreview. later to be identified as one of the bombers.202  10:20 p. which was 3 am Eastern. many of the pictures of people being interviewed.201  10:32 P.html 200 http://bostonherald.M.baynews9. and news personnel on the scene.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite 41 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. . . so I knew this had to be taped replay of some earlier broadcast. but they had some small pieces of info not previously in my notes.baynews9.com/news_opinion/local_coverage/2013/04/mechanic_suspect_was_in_rush_for_car_d ay_after_bombing 201 http://www.m. While they acted as if this news was “live”.nationalreview. "Voluminous" amount of tips have been received. tried to pick up his girl friend’s car. MSNBC gave a round-up of “what we now know”.nbcnews.m. about the Boston bombing. Sometime on Monday. were daylight. be-on-the-lookout alerts are issued for a man seen leaving the blast scene in dark clothing and a hood as well as one for a rental truck seen attempting to enter the area near the finish line. #3. Congress had a moment of silence to honor the Boston victims.199 9:30 a. one of the young men. — NBC says Police have confirmed two explosives.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/4/15/ boston_marathon_expl. Massachusetts.” according to MSNBC was stuff I already knew from other sources. CNN now reports that today’s bombing left at least 141 injured and three dead.203 198 http://www.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article. outside hospitals etc. announce: anyone with any information.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 200 Late nite Apr 15-16 (3 Apr 19 C) 2013 April 16. even though it was not yet fixed.com/corner/345645/boston-marathon-updates-nro-staff 202 http://www. o Most of “what we now know.41   Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 9:45 a. each of which contained BBs or ball bearings that functioned as shrapnel.FBI spokesperson Richard DesLauriers: "This remains a very active investigation" in multiple locations in and around Boston. CNN revises the number of injured up to 144.Officials from Boston. 2013  2 am my time.scribd.m.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/4/15/ boston_marathon_expl.html 199 http://www.M. The morning after the bombing. 2013 April 15  10:50 P.

WBZ-TV reported late Monday that law enforcement officers were searching an apartment in the Boston suburb of Revere. special agent in charge of the Boston FBI field office. and one terrorism expert told the network about doctors “pulling ball b earings out of people in the emergency room.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/4/15/ boston_marathon_expl.42  Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 10 p.com/corner/345645/boston-marathon-updates-nro-staff 209 http://www. including the weapons used in the July 7.” 208 8:49 p. said that the FBI and the DOJ’s207 Joint Terrorism Task Force would be taking over the operation. 206 http://www. He also explained that there is currently no suspect.m.211  204 http://www. 8:54 p.baynews9."210 8:01 p. Later stories claimed this was the home of a Saudi national.m.scribd. Deval Patrick announces that the FBI has taken over the investigation.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article. are often used as shrapnel in terrorist bombs.m. CNN now reports that there are 132 injured. and said it was being treated as a “potential terrorism investigation.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . it is confirmed that three people died as a result of the bombings and at least 100 others were injured. small steel balls. 2005.baynews9. and ten amputee victims. At this press conference.html 205 No doubt named after Paul Revere. approx 5 miles north of Boston.com/corner/345645/boston-marathon-updates-nro-staff 42 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Massachusetts Gov. The Boston Athletic Association releases an official statement regarding the bombings. "We can confirm that all of the remaining runners who were out on the course when the tragic events unfolded have been returned to a community meeting area. but that there are “people we are talking to” in various places. Other news media reported that a search warrant was executed at a Revere205 Apartment.html 211 http://www. 204 Massachusetts State Police confirmed that a search warrant related to the investigation into the explosions was served Monday night in Revere. At an evening press conference.m.nationalreview.m. London bombings.nationalreview. At a press conference. 209 2013 April 15  8:17 p.” Ball bearings.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article. Boston Police commissioner Ed Davis stated that three people have now perished from Monday’s explosions.html 210 http://www. with 17 critically so.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/4/15/ boston_marathon_expl.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/4/15/ boston_marathon_expl.com/corner/345645/boston-marathon-updates-nro-staff 207 DOJ = US Dept of Justice.baynews9. There are eight children among the injured. 206 Richard DesLauriers. 208 http://www.nationalreview.

The New York Times reported QUOTE:214 The authorities also found a device at St. from around the time of the blasts.216  5:14 p.scribd.nationalreview. from near the bombing sites. the person said. contrary to many fantasy stories in the news media. The Secret Service says it has expanded its security perimeter at the White House following the events at the Boston Marathon. CNN is now reporting the injury toll has reached 110.nationalreview.html 213 http://www.com/corner/345645/boston-marathon-updates-nro-staff 214 http://www.212 Five hours after blasts (3 Apr 21) 2013 April 15  7:18 p.slate.217 212 http://www.m.com/corner/345645/boston-marathon-updates-nro-staff 215 http://www. The New York Times reports there may have been as many as five secondary devices: The authorities have said that NO secondary devices were ever found.m. 5:26 p.com/articles/news_and_politics/photography/2013/04/boston_marathon_explosions_two_ bombs_went_off_by_the_finish_line_photos.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/4/15/ boston_marathon_expl.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article. outside of Boston. — Flights resume at Boston's Logan airport. and two other devices were found. Secret Service shut down Pennsylvania Avenue outside the White House.215 Spokesman Ed Donovan said it is not unusual to expand or contract the security perimeters.43 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Photos via Slate.m. and soon afterwards. 213 6:53 p.m. James and Trinity Streets which did not explode.m.html 216 http://www. near finish line of the Marathon.baynews9. The Boston Globe reports that Boston hospitals are now reporting that more than 100 people are being treated after today’s explosions.baynews9. Shortly after the explosions.com/corner/345645/boston-marathon-updates-nro-staff 43 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. including one in Newton.html 217 http://www.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/4/15/ boston_marathon_expl.nationalreview.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . UNQUOTE 2013 April 15  5:42 p.

that what was thought to be a secondary device was in fact an innocent package.219 4:12 p.C. First reports about the JFK Library. The JFK Library reports that a fire in the building is out. two explosions erupt.scribd. and that it had appeared to have started in a mechanical room. including some victims who had their legs severed. — Boston officials report at least two people are dead and at least 100 other people injured. set up to care for fatigued runners. about a block apart and within about 8 seconds of one another.m.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 226 2:50 p. including some graphic photos. He said it could not have been better. D. Marathon headquarters at the Fairmount Copley Plaza Hotel near the finish line is locked down.m. He got to see the response of the medics to the explosion.nbcnews. because he had told medics he thought he was about to pass out.nbcnews. Washington. but there have been a string of stories.m. They immediately ran to the aid of bomb victims. 222 http://usnews. So he was recuperating when the explosions occurred. — Race volunteers and emergency workers on the scene rush to the aid of wounded spectators. in Boston. A medical tent.220 4:10 p.218    4:30-5 p.mlive.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite 223 http://usnews.S.com/infocus/2013/04/photos-of-the-boston-marathon-bombing/100495/ http://usnews.nbcnews. senior U.nbcnews. intelligence officials tell NBC that another undetonated bomb was found near the finish line.227     218 219 http://www.m.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite 224 http://usnews. announce increased security. — Reports and images from the scene begin to circulate on social media. — New York City.221 the FAA restricts flights around Boston’s airspace and halts all flights in and out of Boston’s Logan International Airport. to care for the wounded. They asked the walking wounded runners to move to the other end of the tent.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite 225 I later heard an interview on TV news with one of the runners who was in the tent. 222 3:30 p.com/news/bay-city/index. — As thousands more runners run down Boylston Street toward the finish line. and other cities.225 Billowing gray smoke rises above a running gear store that overlooks the end of the marathon course.m. Boston police.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite http://www. fire and other emergency crews respond.nbcnews.html 44 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.m. is converted into a makeshift trauma clinic.223 3 p.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite 220 Something happened at the JFK Library. later declared to be mistaken.44 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Two hours after blasts (3 Apr 19 C) 2013 April 15 Photos in the Atlantic from the immediate aftermath of the bombing.theatlantic.. 221 Later reports label this as a bogus report.224 2:51-2:59 p.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite 227 http://usnews. but do not say what it is.nbcnews. 226 http://usnews.m. so they could use the end closest to the explosions. — Boston police report an incident at 673 Boylston St. before the bombings occurred.

" but not Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. saw the guy. the bag exploded. asked for a paper and pen and wrote. 27. looked right at me.cnn. and dropped a bag at his feet.html 231 http://www. said in an interview.’ While still in intensive care.bloomberg.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index. sunglasses and a black jacket over a hooded sweatshirt looked at Jeff. and there's a phone in his left hand.cnn. He lost both legs below the knee.45 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Witness survives to identify one bomber (3 Apr 18 B) Just before 3 p. He stops in front of Forum. 232 228 http://www. Jeff Bauman was waiting among the crowd for his girlfriend to cross the finish line at the Boston Marathon.231 o "He glances to the east and then calmly but rapidly begins moving to the west. He appears calm. 228 Two and a half minutes later. He has his right thumb hooked under his backpack strap. site of the second explosion.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . A picture of him in a wheelchair. his brother said. ‘bag. walking toward the finish line.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index. A man wearing a cap.com/news/2013-04-19/boston-bombing-victim-in-iconic-photo-helped-identifyattackers.html http://www." About 30 seconds before the first blast. bloodied and ashen.scribd. tearing Jeff’s legs apart.cnn. “He woke up under so much drugs. "in apparent bewilderment and alarm. he said.cnn. A photograph taken from the opposite side of the street shows the knapsack on the ground at Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's feet. looking at his cell phone and "once appearing to take a picture with it.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index.cnn. his brother. "Virtually" everyone along Boylston turns toward the finish line. having left it on the ground where he had been standing.html 230 http://www. on April 15. Bauman’s information helped investigators narrow down whom to look for in hours of video of the attack. was broadcast around the world as he was rushed to Boston Medical Center.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index. Jeff Bauman gave the FBI a description of the man he saw.html 232 http://www. away from the direction of the finish line. he lifts the phone to his head and speaks for about 18 seconds. 229 o He then can be seen apparently slipping his knapsack onto the ground. and the first explosion goes off within seconds (the one believed to have been triggered by his brother Tamerlan).45 pm approx: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is seen on camera.html 45 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. He walks away without his knapsack. o He finishes the call.html 229 http://www.m.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index. Chris Bauman. Smoking Gun video evidence (3 May 04) 2013 April 15  2.230 o Dzhokhar Tsarnaev stays at this location for about four minutes.

nbcnews.html http://www.nbcnews.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .cnn.html 237 http://usnews. It's about a block from the first explosion. that there is the same smoking gun video evidence of him planting a bomb.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index.234 It does not appear from the info provided so far.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite 238 http://usnews.42 pm approx: Tamerlan Tsarnaev begins walking toward the finish line again.mlive.mlive. The pair walks east.com/news/bay-city/index.com/news/bay-city/index.cnn.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite http://www.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index.m. Wave two leaves. 10 minutes.nbcnews. 243 233 234 http://www. the thoroughfare where the finish line is located.-10:40 a.nbcnews.html 241 http://usnews.com/news/bay-city/index.m. — Kenyan Rita Jeptoo crosses the finish line as the women’s winn er.46 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM o Approximately 10 seconds later. — Fifty-three wheelchair competitors start the 26.235 2. 2.237 11:58 a.m.html 240 http://www. on their way to the finish line at Boston’s Copley Square.m. His winning time was 2 hours.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite http://www.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite 239 http://usnews.cnn. — The remainder of the field of about 24. Tamerlan Tsarnaev in front of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.nbcnews.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index.238 10:10 a. 22 seconds.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite http://www.nbcnews.html http://www. an explosion occurs in the location where Dzhokhar Tsarnaev had placed his knapsack. as there is with his brother Dzhokhar.mlive. — The elite men and other top male runners — a wave of 3. toward the Boston Marathon finish line..241 9:32 a.m.mlive.m.38 pm: roughly 11 minutes prior to the first blast. — Fifty-one elite women runners set off.m.236    Time Line prior to any known trouble (3 May 05) 2013 April 15        12:10 p.html 235 http://www.cnn.cnn.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite 46 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com/news/bay-city/index.233 2. wearing a knapsack on his back.240 10 a.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013.000 — begin their race. — Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia finishes to become the men’s winner.2-mile race. Her winning time was 2 hours. 26 minutes.000 runners leaves in two waves.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013.242 9:17 a. Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are caught on camera turning onto Boylston Street.html 236 http://www. 25 seconds. site of second explosion.scribd.239 10:20 a.m.41 pm approx: Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are seen on camera standing about a half-block from Forum restaurant. He still has his knapsack.html 243 http://usnews.html 242 http://usnews.

Zubeidat Tsarnaeva. Although these two were caught because they were stupid. other than having a police state which we do not want. officials said the bombing suspects' mother. See Black Powder chapter. In a Congressional hearing. The head of the Massachusetts State Police Emergency Management and Fusion Center was asked the same questions. and that has not yet been fixed.245 Kadyrbayev told investigators that Tsarnaev "appeared to have given himself a short haircut" two days after the bombings. The Boston Marathon had 26 seconds of silence at the start of the 26 mile Marathon. None of this info came to them either.47  Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 9 am.com/us/2013/04/27/fbi-searches-landfill-near-umass-dartmouth-in-bostonbombing-probe/ 47 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. which seems impossible given how the world and Washington DC are both divided? Plus DC leaders seem to be in agreement on current policies of US warring against people in many nations. and asked if any of them reached that effort. It has been 12 years. There are all kinds of data sharing organizations. the Boston Police Commissioner was asked about info flowing to the Joint Terrorism Task Force.246 What could have been done differently to avoid this? (3 May 11) Can anything be done differently to avoid this happening again. but did they warn authorities?  Conversion to fanaticism was observed by many family members. None of them. has got to have a chilling effect on copy cats.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .  9/11 showed a problem with security and intelligence agencies data stove piped. but did they do anything about it?  Fanatic was kicked out of the Mosque. had been added to a federal terrorism database about 18 months before the April 15 attack -. and think they are clever. but did they alert authorities? 244 Rachael Maddow on MSNBC.  College chums heard something about bomb making. and made sure they are no longer at large and a threat. 246 http://www. many other perpetrators are both stupid.a disclosure that deepens the mystery around the Tsarnaev family and marks the first time American authorities have acknowledged that Zubeidat Tsarnaeva was under investigation before the tragedy. He was given a list of clues like the ones listed below. U." according to an FBI affidavit recounting the charges. in the memory of 26 who died at Newtown. Tsarnaev had told Kadyrbayev and Tazhayakov "that he knew how to make a bomb.244 About a month before the marathon attack.foxnews.S.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite 245 See laptop chapter.nbcnews. http://usnews. The record speed with which US law enforcement authorities identified the suspects. The Boston bombing could have been avoided had there been better information sharing.scribd. or fixing foreign policy.

com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .     In aggregate there were more than enough clues that these boys were a potential problem. but each clue was known to only one group of people. After these warnings. they’d learn. then came back radicalized. An interest in this topic is not necessarily an indication that the person agrees with the content. Maybe other governments should be briefed on some of what travels thru US data bases. oh hey. Each agency had tiny bits of info. the jigsaw puzzle pieces remained stored in different containers. Russian government told FBI and CIA there’s a problem. so they noticed when Mr T. Unabomber. With the stove pipe structure. added it to the index. The Saudis sent a warning to the State dept. DHS checked that the investigation was closed. especially where they involve people traveling to and from those other nations. another agency has additional relevant info. Many people believe conspiracy theories. but the capability. never shared nor correlated. when all agencies were asked to check what relevant pieces they might have. for the government to do anything with that data. and apply to a great many different risks to the nation and the people. had been defunded. while at the same time balancing the need for actionable intelligence.48   Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Jihadist videos downloaded and uploaded.com/doc/119857289/Solution-Ideas 48 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. never revealed until after the crisis. Sikh Temple shooter. The FBI apparently told no one about the investigation. such as militia groups.scribd. did nothing.248 because the problems are bigger and more serious than just the Boston Bombing. But if our government had a different architecture. not even tell the FBI. Several federal agencies had tiny bits of info. This challenge of replacing stovepipe mentality with 21st century better technology infrastructure. who are on various lists of suspects. traveled to Russia. so they took no action. Student visa no longer applies if you drop out of classes. 247 248 http://afgeneralcounsel. We don’t know what the others did.dodlive. would not communicate what it was. the older brother traveled to the Chechen region. I plan to address in upcoming editions of my Solution Ideas.247 but might have been more practical without the stovepipe architecture. Ok City bomber. Isn’t the university supposed to tell someone when this happens? Yes. The FBI did an investigation. one in which each agency posted an intergovernment index link to keywords the key facts … when where who what suspicions … then as each new agency got another tiny piece of info. The FBI has people worldwide seeking clues.mil/2013/05/08/bruce-schneier-on-the-connect-the-dots-metaphor/ http://www. with reasonable expectations of privacy by our people. Twitter feeds show they were part of the mentality that promotes the idea that 9/11 was a Bush inside job. other than put a record into DHS data base. only a few are motivated by them to do violence against the nation. which appeared to the agency to be almost useless.scribd. but it is a clue among many. Connecting the dots is not a simple as it sometimes seems in retrospect.

Reaction after the Boston Bombing was good because there were observers observing the scene from government security. and almost all of them are harmless. We need to increase intelligence analysis. and finding more of it is the key to solving the puzzle.scribd. But before a terrorist attack. The Terrorist Identities Datamart Environment.html 49 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.  A mystery is a situation where you already have plenty of info and the challenge is to make sense of it. where some may be identically shaped. not increase data. it is easy to see the dots.html https://www. but it’s easily in the millions. after the fact. it’s not lack of info you need to address.  Some scenarios can be solved with more info. CIA.49 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Making sense of Dots of Data (3 May 10) The dots need to be identified as something meaningful worth linking in such a way that they can be shared across government agencies.000 names on it. electricity. It is like a jigsaw puzzle where the all of the picture is facing downwards. Some solutions can be prevented with more info. We are dealing with multi-dimensions. but the abundance of it.schneier. news media. leads us to overestimate how easy it should have been to connect them when they were like needles buried in a Grand Canyon filled with random needles. In a mystery. also known as the watch list. We are not dealing with a 2 dimensional jigsaw puzzle where we have corner pieces. we are trying to fit thousands of pieces together.251  A puzzle is a situation where you lack info. NSA and other agencies collect. Compare that with disasters where the locals are in shock. private civilians. 249 250 https://www. race staff. infrastructure etc.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . without knowing what any of it means. when everything has been connected.com/blog/archives/2013/05/intelligence_an.com/blog/archives/2013/05/intelligence_an. a copy of the final picture. We know that the no-fly list had 21. I am reminded of the California earthquake at the end of a sports game being covered by TV from an airship. Where there are apparent contradictions. Similarly with hindsight.000 people on it last year. when there are millions of dots — some important but the vast majority unimportant — uncovering plots is a lot harder. simply gathering more will achieve nothing but muddy the waters further. communications are down. There’s a relevant distinction between puzzles and mysteries. Frequently investigators don’t know the d ifference.gladwell.html 251 http://www. has 700. we need to rethink under what scenarios they are not really contradictions.com/2007/2007_01_08_a_secrets. all of which had good cell phone connections. including dimensions of space and time and other types of reality. We have no idea how many potential “dots” the FBI.249 Hindsight bias = the notion that. Millions of people behave strangely enough to warrant the FBI's notice. edge pieces. critics don’t understand this distinction.schneier. The world immediately knew what had happened and how serious it was. I believe there are also vulnerabilities. 250 It’s easy to work backwards through the data and see all the obvious warning signs. then only turn the thing over to see a possible picture.

com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/story.us/industry-news/general/single-article/marathons-globally-have-been-targets-ofterrorism-incendiary-devices-most-common-terror-weapon-in-us-datashows/991453282ae4ccc78442b35c2d8a7e2b. It is unclear what he did while in Russia or whether he traveled elsewhere during that period. and take down the local infrastructure.” According to the article found at the START Global Terrorism Database (GTD) reflects that “… Boston has been the 14th most frequently targeted US city by 252 https://drive.yahoo.” the bureau said. 2012 for Moscow and returned to the United States on July 17. they would use the weather services to find out when a nasty storm will arrive in some community. killing 14 people….scribd. From the USAF ethics blog.50 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Check out my Response Chaos notes in my Disaster Avoidance Collection.com/russia-asked-fbi-investigate-boston-bomb-suspect-2011182116158.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .html. asked the FBI for information about Tamerlan Tsarnaev. Tsarnaev flew to Russia the following year. If the Russians thought he was a threat. “The FBI did not find any terrorism activity. based on Russian information that he was a follower of “radical Islam” who he had changed drastically. how did he slip through their fingers?254 Perhaps Russia does not have the ping system the US has. 253 That info was given to Russia in the summer of 2011.252 If people like the brothers. the FBI investigated and interviewed Tamerlan and family members. In response.org. and they had a better understanding of civilization. Russia's Federal Security Service. The Russians – what could they know and share? (3 May 10) In 2011.hstoday. domestic or foreign.mil/2013/04/19/terrorists-have-attacked-seven-marathons-worldwidesince-1994/ 256 http://www. then plan their attack to coincide with that. terrorists attacked seven marathons around the world. to match air travelers with people on lists of those considered suspicious. QUOTE255 The National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) reports in Homeland Security Today256 that “Since Nov.dodlive. This was out of Russian concern he had embraced radical Islam and was going to travel to Russia to join underground groups._ylt=AwrNUbJZVHRRZUEA3c7_wgt. wanted to inflict maximum damage. History of similar earlier attacks (3 Apr 19) Terrorists have attacked seven marathons since 1994.google.html 254 http://www.com/folderview?id=0B9euafJH4bZMTA0YTM0YzktNTI0YS00NjVhLTg5NTItY2RiZjhiM2MzODkw&usp=sharing 253 http://news. http://www. 2012.bostonglobe.craigmurray.html 50 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.uk/archives/2013/04/the-official-tsarnaev-story-makes-no-sense/ 255 http://afgeneralcounsel. Official records show he left New York's JFK airport on January 12. or FSB. 1994.

and the evidence of their guilt not yet public. The info below does not seem to agree.com/could-why-chechens-think-tsarnaev-brothers-were-framed-230423819. 5+ military contractors had been hired to provide security for the Boston Marathon.buzzfeed.com/bensmith/why-chechens-think-tsaraev-brothers-were-framed 51 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.html http://www. It is normal after anyone is arrested. Perhaps because of the above situation. that they are 100% innocent. for example.naturalnews.258 The news media has been blasting that the boys were from Chechnya. have stated in interviews:259  They believe the boys have been framed.yahoo. The FBI denies this. The parents of the boys. and the brothers' aunt. Allegedly frame-ups by the authorities are common place in Russia. Let’s look at map of where Chechnya is relat ive to Kyrgyzstan and Dagesta. for family and friends of the accused to claim they must be innocent.html https://en.wikipedia. so the Ethnic Chechens may be using what is a logical explanation in their part of the world.362 terrorist attacks in the United States between 1970 and 2011.260 257 258 http://www. Their agents were carrying back packs very similar to those identified with the suspects. Biography known now about Suspects (3 Apr 22 C) Wikipedia has a write-up on the Tsarnaev brothers.asp?a=2830&z=29 260 http://news. to what they think is happening in the USA. What does this data say about how the US should or could protect its citizens in these circumstances? UNQUOTE The history today article says there have been 2.html http://www.com/could-why-chechens-think-tsarnaev-brothers-were-framed-230423819.scribd. Maret Tsarnaeva. within Maps section.yahoo. The Chechen Republic's president also used language indicating the suspects may be innocent.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . in a separate chapter. I had no idea the count was that high.com/039977_The_Craft_Boston_marathon_private_military_contractors.  They believe the FBI was monitoring the boys for the past 3 years.emergencyemail.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 259 http://news.51 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM terrorists in the past 40-plus years.” The analysis further reveals that the most common weapon used in the 207 terrorist attacks in the United States from 2001 to 2011 were incendiary devices and explosives.257 They were checking for the kinds of indications associated with dirty bombs.org/newsemergency/anmviewer.

police engage in gunfight with a suspect throwing explosive devices at them. April 19. after he was discovered hiding inside a boat in a backyard in Watertown.267 261 http://www. with different perpetrators. and dorm parties.264 April 17.com/2013/04/20/us/boston-youngerbrother/?sr=google_news&google_editors_picks=true 266 http://news. and America. Suspect identified as Tamerlan Tsarnaev is apprehended and pronounced dead at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.cnn.261 Apr-19 Tamerlan Tsarnaev killed (3 Apr 22) April 19. and proof of alibi. 2013: The day after the bombing.cnn.com/2013/04/20/us/boston-youngerbrother/?sr=google_news&google_editors_picks=true 264 http://www. Dzhokhar was on the campus of University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth every day after the attack until late Thursday. after an almost 2 hour stand-off. until late in the day. says a friend. 2013: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev attends classes. 2013 8. abuse during questioning. He attended classes and dorm parties and went to the gym. then lie on the stand. but they are relatively rare.scribd. 2013 1.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev acts like nothing has happened.html 262 http://www. This is evidence of a failure of assimilation.com/2013/04/20/us/boston-youngerbrother/?sr=google_news&google_editors_picks=true 52 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. was in a state of shock. and dorm parties.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. police release pictures of Tsarnaev brothers as primary suspects.com/dzhokhar-tsarnaev-acted-nothing-happened-day-marathon-friend-113900406-abc-news-topstories.266 While most of Boston.bostonglobe.bostonglobe. 265 April 16. which we find out about when there is video evidence of the circumstances of the arrest.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.html 265 http://www. 2013: On Thursday.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .263 April 18.bostonglobe.262 April 18.45 pm: Dzhokhar captured alive by the police.30 am: Tamerlan dies as a result of a series of battles between the brothers and the people of the Boston metropolis. a university official told CNN. There are police who do wrongful arrests.yahoo.cnn.html 267 http://www. 2013: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev continues to attend classes. than the Chechen experience.52 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Frame-ups do occur in the USA.html 263 http://www.20 to 2. After suspects kill an MIT police officer and highjack a car.

html 269 http://www. he wrote a post on Twitter saying that he doesn’t understand “why it’s hard for many of you to accept that 9/11 was an inside job. 273 http://www. and was a hypocrite. 275 http://www. kill three.yahoo. injure almost 200. Tsarnaev’s earlier outburst had come in November. ‘You are the hypocrite.269 The speaker was giving a sermon. Tamerlan “You are a kafir [an unbeliever].com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.275 268 http://www.html. 2012: Tamerlan flies from NYC JFK airport to Moscow Russia.” 271 July 17.53 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Apr-15 Boston Bombed (3 Apr 22 C) April 15.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. He attends naturalization ceremony at TD Banknorth Garden in Boston.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 2012: Mother Zubeidat Tsarnaev is arrested for alleged shoplifting at Lord and Taylor’s in Boston.blogs. which got him evicted from a religious gathering.html 270 http://www.” and said he was contaminating people’s minds.bostonglobe.yahoo.com/metro/2013/04/21/marathon-bombing-suspect-outbursts-had-disturbedcambridge-mosque-goers/LkZnWkXgaRZcMDUdE6V9jM/story.nytimes.com/russia-asked-fbi-investigate-boston-bomb-suspect-2011182116158. Sep 11. 2013: Monday explosions.bostonglobe.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.bostonglobe.270 Before doing so.bostonglobe.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.scribd.268 Jan 15.’ The congregation shouted him out of the mosque.html. 2013: On Martin Luther King day. 2012: Dzhokhar (the younger brother) becomes a US citizen. celebrating the birthday of this American hero. 2012: Tamerlan returns to USA. Tamerlan Tsarnaev was kicked out of a Cambridge mosque for causing a disturbance._ylt=AwrNUbJZVHRRZUEA3c7_wgt. at the Boston Marathon. in which he compared Martin Luther King Jr to the prophet Mohammed.html 53 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www._ylt=AwrNUbJZVHRRZUEA3c7_wgt. The congregation then said.html 274 http://news.274 Jan 2012: Dzhokhar visits Dagestan. This was the second time that he had made an unpopular outburst.html 271 http://thelede.com/russia-asked-fbi-investigate-boston-bomb-suspect-2011182116158.com/2013/04/20/dzhokhar-tsarnaevs-jahar-twitter-account-promptsscrutiny/ 272 http://news.bostonglobe.273 Jan 12.272 June 13.

com/2013/05/03/us/Boston-bombing-suspects-planned-july-fourthattack.bostonglobe.yahoo. an uncle to the Tsarnaev brothers. so that if anything else comes up in the future. after the Boston bombings.com/story/22037136/feds-ask-to-interview-wife-of-suspected-bomber 282 http://news.277 There are no obvious clues to indicate a motive. had a falling out with Tamerlan. the Russians said that Tamerlan Tsarnaev “was a follower of radical Islam and a strong believer.I. asks for the info Russia allegedly has.54 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 2011 Dzhokhar & Tamerlan into US academia (3 May 05) Fall 2011: Dzhokhar enrolls in University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth. tells Russia.blogs.html 279 https://www.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.282 276 http://www. had ties to extremists. According to a statement released April 2013 by the F. and wears the hijab.html 54 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Katherine converted to Islam.scribd. The Russians say they had info that Tamerlan Tsarnaev. with the Boston Marathon bombing.nytimes.com/bombing-suspect-uncle-had-falling-over-islam-162246172. father Anzor Tsarnaev returned to Russia. it can be tied to this earlier set of clues. 278 2011 Summer. Tsarni said he then contacted a family friend who told him Tsarnaev had been influenced by a recent convert to Islam. US authorities get hundreds of inquiries like this every week.html 281 http://www.html?pagewanted=2&_r=1 280 http://www. when in a phone conversation Tamerlan said that he had chosen "God's business" over work or school. Russia asks the FBI and CIA for info on the Tsannaev family.html 277 http://thelede.nytimes.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. finds no problems.njherald. also asks Russia for more info. 2011: Dzhokhar opens a Twitter account. 281 2009: Ruslan Tsarni.. the traditional Muslim headscarf.280 2010: Tamerlan Tsarnaev marries Katherine Russell.com/2013/04/20/dzhokhar-tsarnaevs-jahar-twitter-account-promptsscrutiny/ 278 http://www. or clear evidence of a plan. gets nothing until April 2013. and his mother.” The Russians said they had information that he had “changed drastically since 2010 as he prepared to leave the United States for travel to the country’s region to join unspecified underground groups.. As a result.”279 FBI investigates.276 Oct 25.bostonglobe. They had met at a nightclub while in college. 2011: Dzhokhar (the younger brother now aged around 18) graduates from Cambridge Rindge & Latin School.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. their names are now on a watch list. The CIA investigation also finds no problems.B.bostonglobe. Sep 2011: Tamerlan’s friend Brendan Mess is murdered in Waltham MA. does not get any.

html 288 https://en. predominantly Muslim region of Russia. born in Kyrgyzstan.wikipedia. Dagestan.288 The boys.bostonglobe.287 Previously the boys had lived as children in Tokmok Kyrgyzstan. suspect in Boston Marathon bombings. were then aged around 8 and 15. Oct 1986: Tamerlan Tsarnaev.284 2003: Tamerlan and two sisters emigrate to U.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.bostonglobe. who later became suspects in the Boston Bombings. in Cambridge MA for three semesters.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . mother and father emigrate to U. Boston News Media (3 Apr 19 B) We should remember to seek out news stories from news media close to the breaking news. 292 and their mother is a Muslim Dagistani.293 The family may be ethnic Chechen. an autonomous. thanks to 9/11.html 286 http://www.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 293 https://en.286 Dzhokhar would have been around age 9 then.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 289 http://www.bostonglobe.wikipedia. Sept 2001: America was radically changed.html 287 http://www.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 55 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 292 https://en. the family is granted permanent immigrant status in the USA.wikipedia. The brothers’ father is a Muslim Chechan. second suspect in Boston Marathon bombings.290 or Dagestan. (Exact location unknown). because such media are better qualified to understand the context.55 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 2006-2008: Tamerlan (the older brother) Attends Bunker Hill Community College.289 1991: The former Soviet Union ceased to exist. 2001: The Tsarnaev family moved to Makhachkala.bostonglobe.html 291 https://en. July 1993: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.285 Tamerlan would have been around age 17 then. than what passes for national news media.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. and apply for refugee status (Exact location unknown).wikipedia.294 283 http://www.scribd.wikipedia. but I have yet to see a source where the boys actually traveled to Chechnya.bostonglobe. Wikipedia has a list of news media based in Boston. 2002: Dzhokhar.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 285 http://www.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.291 depending on which source we believe.html 284 https://en.283 2002-2007 Tsarnaev family comes to America (3 Apr 22) March 2007.S. born in Kyrgyzstan.html 290 http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.S.

Boston Globe (3 Apr 19 B) A friend of mine who lives in the Boston area.bmc.295 I totally agree with him that the national media are broadcasting recycled info.com has the best coverage.wikipedia. people who know nothing about those cities.com/news/features/featured/stories/report-8-hospitals-treating-140-patients-boston-473.facs.html http://www.com/ 297 https://en. told me that in his opinion.com/story/news/nation/2013/04/15/explosions-finish-line-boston-marathon/2085193/ http://www.wikipedia. and consequently provide superficial stories.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . after they were injured in battles with the police.org/wiki/Brigham_and_Women%27s_Hospital 302 https://en. Further an awful lot of what the national news is saying. because such media are better qualified to understand the context.childrenshospital. and not telling us it is repeats of old stories.brighamandwomens. to interview witnesses there. to the city of breaking news.wikipedia.shtml 298 This is also where the suspects got taken. the Bostonglobe.296 Boston Hospitals (3 Apr 22) The victims are being treated at 10+ Boston area hospitals. daily Boston Metro.com/article/2013/04/16/us-usa-explosions-boston-hospital-idUSBRE93F04O20130416 http://wwmt. The Wiki article also lists radio & TV stations in Boston.org/wiki/Boston_Children%27s_Hospital 300 http://www.297  Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center298  Boston Children’s Hospital299  Boston Medical Center300 (BMC)  Brigham and Women’s Hospital301 (BWH)  Massachusetts General Hospital302 (Mass General or MGH) 294 295 https://en. daily Boston Herald.org/ https://en.reuters.com/ 296 http://bostonherald. We should remember to seek out news stories from news media close to the breaking news.scribd.org/ https://en. 299 http://www. without context or clarity.org/wiki/Boston_Medical_Center 301 http://www.wikipedia.bostonglobe.org/ https://en.org/wiki/Boston_bombing http://www. college newspapers.org/wiki/Media_in_Boston http://www.usatoday. neighborhood media. They send national correspondents.org/trauma/verified.56     Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Boston Globe. Boston Herald (3 Apr 19 B) Here is the Boston Herald site.org/wiki/Massachusetts_General_Hospital 56 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. 6 days a week There are also weekly and biweekly publications.wikipedia.wikipedia. turns out somewhat later to be totally false.

There have been amputations of arms + legs.org/ https://en. BWH remains in lockdown mode until further notice. which has organized a hotline. His daughter works at Mass General.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .414. Again. I e-mailed to check up on him.org/online/emergency/default.  As of 7. Count of injured might not include them.  As of 5. including BWH. the BMC Family Assistance Center phone number is 617. 303 http://www.30 pm on Apr 15. o Out of an abundance of caution.org/ 309 http://www.nytimes.57   Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Tufts Medical Center303 I do not have complete list. Our Trauma Activation Protocol was activated at 4 PM. Brigham and Women’s Hospital web site posted:309 o BWH is treating about 20 patients who were injured in the explosions this afternoon.aspx 310 http://www. This means that no visitors will be allowed into the hospital until further notice.bmc. o Hospitals. but was on vacation in Florida when this crisis erupted.com/2013/04/17/us/physical-legacy-of-bomb-blasts-could-be-cruel-for-bostonmarathon-victims. Boston Children’s Hospital web site posted:310 o Boston Children’s Hospital received 10 p atients injured in the explosion at the Boston Marathon on the afternoon of April 15. If you are trying to locate a loved one. 307 http://www.6030.org/ 57 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.scribd.org/wiki/Tufts_New_England_Medical_Center 304 MSNBC 305 Many news stories 306 Unknown as yet if from building windows smashed by the blast.html?smid=go-share&_r=0 308 http://www. Many people were treated. Type of shrapnel appears to be:304  Ball Bearings305  BB gun pellets  Glass shards306 The American Red Cross is involved. this is purely a precautionary measure. or from the a itself. will be reporting information to the city of Boston.com/story/news/nation/2013/04/15/explosions-finish-line-bostonmarathon/2085193/ https://www. Boston Medical Center web site posted:308 o If your loved was injured at the Copley incident and is being treated at BMC.usatoday.wikipedia.54 pm on Apr 15. then released. some blown off at the scene.tuftsmedicalcenter.brighamandwomens. who lives in the Boston area. and we expect it will be deactivated One of my e-mail pals is Mark Weisz. Medical Details (3 Apr 17) On the first day:307  On Apr 15. please call this hotline at 617-635-4500.childrenshospital.

58 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Here’s quotes from various news media: Dr. where injuries ranged from cuts and bruises to serious shrapnel wounds. Dr. a 12-year-old. According to news reports.312 This hospital was the one where the news media has had a fantasy about a Saudi student allegedly behind the bombing.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Chief of Emergency Services at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. uniform. complex lower extremity" injuries. Ron Walls. press briefings. Trauma surgeons said they had performed several amputations by mid-evening on Monday. All clinical and operational activities will occur as scheduled on Tuesday. Dr. Stephen Epstein of the emergency medicine department at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center said he saw an X-ray of one victim’s leg that had “what appears to be small. Brigham and Women's Hospital reported receiving 18 to 20 injured from the explosions. 2013. and official sources. has been there 20 years. Peter Fagenholz. two in critical condition.58 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM shortly.com/video/nightly-news/51549843/#51549843 313 DHHS = US Dept of Health and Human Services.scribd.com/2013/04/16/investigators-seek-suspects-motive-in-boston-bombings-thatkilled-3/ 312 http://www. state  DCE  DHHS313 311 http://www. of all of US alphabet soup of agencies. a 7-year-old boy. Tufts New England Medical Center had nine patients "and we're expecting more.  ATF (Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives)  Atty Gen office. is co-lead with FBI  Boston Police Commissioner  the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)  DA local. and/or emergency response support:  Alphabet soup of Federal agencies. here are some of the outfits so far involved in the investigation.        Investigation Expectations (3 Apr 19) I do not yet know meaning. has said he would not run for re-election  Boston Joint Terrorism Task Force. or significance.”311 Boston Children’s Hospital reported that those treated there included a 9year-old girl.660news.nbcnews. said the majority of injuries are "combined. explains a fair number of people were injured by flying objects and shrapnel." said spokeswoman Julie Jette. Massachusetts General Hospital was caring for 29 victims. participating in coordination of medical info. and a 2-year-old. I will add clarifications to my notes as research time permits. round objec ts throughout it — similar in the appearance to BBs. federal  Boston Mayor. April 16. mentioned in reports about the Boston Bombings. a doctor at Massachusetts General who performed six surgeries on Monday.

which may require the apprehension of suspects. FPS = Federal Protective Services are restricting access and enhancing security at all nearby federal facilities. I think MARSEC = Maritime Security. is co-lead with FBI EOCs = Emergency Operations Centers ESFs FAA has imposed a temporary flight restriction around the affected area FEMA has received no requests for assistance. or co-lead.315 MATF is on stand by National Counterterrorism Center National Targeting Center NRCC is not yet involved NWC Police – local.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . The authorities need to: (a) determine there is no imminent threat of another explosion. 59 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. and Gitmo POWs to be tried in federal court. (b) seek evidence for a criminal conviction. MARSEC II with US Coast Guard has boats with law enforcement teams on the Charles River. federal RRCC TSA = Transportation Security Agency has enhanced security at airports within a 50 mile radius Unified Command Post at the Westin Hotel in Boston US&R Washington DC representatives What are the rules of law guiding investigators? We remember controversies with the underwear bomber. because they are allegedly enemy soldiers in a war. IMAT staged at RRCC Maynard LNOs deployed to RRCC and MA EOC MA Emergency Operations Center MA Governor Patrick MA National Guard. or not go thru court system at all. because getting the info to avoid another explosion. may be more important. 314 315 DOJ = US Dept of Justice. is now securing the crime scene around the two explosions in the middle of downtown Boston. but has IMAT teams on alert FEMA National Watch Center has gone to Enhanced Watch status FBI has taken the lead. To that end. state.scribd. as yet. people in US and foreign custody may be questioned without Miranda.59                          Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM DOJ’s314 Joint Terrorism Task Force.

to see faces of people who went to where the bombs later discovered. Many of those customers may be innocent. with clues as to the nature of the explosion. That video will be collected from before those events. but may need to move to larger quarters. so as bits of information are reported. places. and when found. MSNBC. There will be video from stores where bomb ingredients purchased. but the authorities label these stories as fictional.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . witnesses. clues. Develop a bomb-signature. and other devices not exploded. finger-prints. how far it traveled. like Unibomber and front lines of US foreign wars? That can be a clue to organizations involved with whoever made the bombs. names. and at ingredients retailing. such as bomb residue to the FBI Bomb lab in Quantico Virginia. 4. and secondary devices found. Thousands of interviews with the injured. 7. the data can be searched using key words associated with times. Many of those people may be innocent. 14. One may already exist due to the marathon. including noting precise location of where this stuff was discovered. people who call the tip lines. where the explosions occurred. What is known about these bombs that are unique enough to match up with what is known about other bombs? 10. 2. Joint Operations Command (JOC) gets setup.) 11.scribd. How complicated were these explosives? What skills would have been needed to make them? Who has those skills? (Potentially millions of people. 13. 9. All agencies which are involved. Some evidence goes to specialized forensics places. Lots of news media have reported about unexploded secondary devices . The injuries tell a story. 8. trying to nail down what process the investigation will probably go through.60 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Process expected (3 Apr 16 B) Multiple news media have been interviewing experts in similar investigations.317 which may help them figure out how the bombs got there. This evidence will be examined for DNA. 6. 5. and where they were found. Fox. the shrapnel. There will be video of the places where the bombs went off. back track ingredients. There will be a case management system. will have representatives there. 316 1. How similar are these bombs to those used in past attacks. Authorities will be looking for faces which show up both at bomb site. Follow trails of all evidence uncovered. 3.com/2013/04/18/the-bureau-vs-the-bomber/ 60 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Clues (3 Apr 18 B) The police will have access to video of the scenes. There 316 317 CNN. 12. http://swampland.time. MO of similar past bombings. Teams collect whatever pieces of evidence they can get from what exploded.

then window breakage probably went inward.com/article/2013/04/15/live-blog-boston-marathon-explosions 61 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. which may include the areas where the bombs exploded. private companies like Google. We can be thankful that Boston is not one of those cities. and what can be figured out from the unexploded devices. Most bombing attempts in the USA in recent years have been failed attempts. If a bomb was outside. One witness survivor.61 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM were no secondary devices. and where survivors say they were located at time of blasts. Thus. which later can be used to help the investigations. of many governments. then maybe one bomb was inside a store. have video. and was slow to exit. That residue.hlntv. said he was hit by what he thought were shotgun pellets. The world is surrounded by artificial satellites. Is it  Luck 318 319 https://en. in the immediate area of the bombings. Hospitals will save all evidence of what hit the victims who needed hospital attention. Can we explain what is in common for the failed vs. many illegal. from the Boston Marathon.318 There are reports of doctors removing ball bearings from the bodies of some of the injured. That video will go to the investigators. to the people inside. are clues to the nature and location of the bombs.wikipedia. succeeded attempts. and from around Boston. nature of injuries. they may be suspected of being someone who placed a bomb. perhaps trace bomb maker. nature of injuries. where the police actively discourage the citizenry from taking videos of public places. The explosions leave residue. showing the sites of explosions and secondary devices. Video may be available from these sources. If there’s lots of broken glass. talking on TV.scribd. they would have provided useful clues. combined with science. many secret. that by their actions. Thousands of people may have relevant video.org/wiki/Bombing http://www.319 If someone goes to hospital with burns on hands. they are making their cities more vulnerable to another attack like what happened in Boston? Businesses.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Can a moral be communicated to those other cities about this. Had there been. There are drones all over the place. can help figure out type of bomb. which can be used to trace the bombers. or other building structure.

"322 Several news media say the authorities have the brand name of the pressure cooker.  Shrapnel included nails and BBs.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Rachael Maddow on MSNBC says that only one of the two bombs left enough wreckage to be sure it was a pressure cooker.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767721-investigators-believe-boston-bombs-werepressure-cookers-hidden-in-backpacks-officials-say?lite http://www. When the metal pressure cooker explodes.co. and its records.  Cookers inside black duffel bags.com/news/national/Boston-Marathon-bombings-Person-of-interests-apartment-searched203184581. Let’s hope that brand name. charging Dzhokhar Tsarnaev with the bombing. Summary picture:  Low grade explosives with green colored hobby fuse. I know from my day job that 320 (a metal kitchen pot with a locked down top) http://www.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index.660news. it is turned into metal shards added to the shrapnel which was inside.uk/news/world/americas/boston-marathon-bombs-pressure-cookers-filled-withball-bearings-and-nails-were-used-for-explosions--to-inflict-maximum-damage-8574228.html http://www.html 62 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com/2013/04/16/investigators-seek-suspects-motive-in-boston-bombings-that-killed3/ http://wqad.npr.nbcnews. News media is reporting that the bombs were in 6-litre metal pressure cookers320 filled with shrapnel:321  shards of metal.scribd.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/04/17/177605063/why-use-a-pressure-cooker-to-build-a-bomb 321 http://usnews." The pressure cookers contained nails and BBs. and conspiring (with his brother).  nails  and ball bearings. She says the authorities are not yet sure about the other one. In the criminal complaint. until it gets checked out. are still in business. some of the info in these reports may be mistaken. has been used all over the world by many different bombers organizations.cnn.independent.kmov.62   Good Security Good Intelligence Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Bomb Design (3 Apr 22 C) As usual. because it is common place for many years.  Duffel bags placed in such a way as to try to avoid suspicion.  Bomb and shrapnel inside metal pressure cookers.html 322 http://www.com/2013/04/16/device-at-boston-marathon-was-in-metal-pressure-cooker/ http://www. This does not help with who knows how to make this kind of bomb. and the bombs had "green-colored hobby fuse. the authorities now know both of the bombs used in the marathon attack were "low-grade explosives housed in pressure cookers.

Part of a battery pack. Investigators allegedly found     Big fragments of an electronic circuit board possibly indicating a timer was used in the detonation of one of the bombs. The electronic components are allegedly easier to trace than the shrapnel. but it is enough to propel shrapnel a great distance.327 2010 Jan 19 ATF 3 page update on stolen munitions.323 Law enforcement officials allegedly told NBC News that the explosives were classified as low — meaning that they traveled at under 3. and throw away their records from the old owners.63 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM companies often change hands. I saw this mentioned in the news media.328 2010 Feb 10 NY-MTA 2 page advisory about HME. and there is a statute of limitations after which tough luck if anyone needs access to the data. 324 This info is coming from:  investigators who have asked to remain anonymous.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Black powder or gunpowder was used as the explosive. so they can trace from the manufacturer where it has been sold in the USA.scribd. similar to those used in the Boston Marathon Bombings. 327 https://publicintelligence.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/04/17/177605063/why-use-a-pressure-cooker-to-build-abomb 326 See the links below. which can kill people from air compression and blow out faraway windows. They now know the brand name of the pressure cooker.com/article/2013/04/16/us-usa-explosions-boston-idUSBRE93F06T20130416 http://usnews. later.329 http://www. then went looking for the referenced report. India. I may find. I found several with intriguing titles.net/metropolitan-transportation-authority-ules-homemade-explosives-advisory/ 63 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.net/atf-north-carolina-explosives-theft-warning/ 329 https://publicintelligence. according to a July 2010 joint FBI and Homeland Security intelligence report.  doctors removing this stuff from victim bodies. have been used in Afghanistan. and add more."325 Pressure cooker explosive reports (3 Apr 18 B) Pressure-cooker explosives.reuters.net/ufouo-ongoing-terrorist-interest-in-homemade-explosives/ 328 https://publicintelligence. 326    323 324 2009 Oct 7 OIA 3 page guidance on Terrorist HME interests.300 feet per second.npr. That is not enough to create a blast wave. I copy pasted SEVEN within my installment I to the FBI. Nepal and Pakistan. According to the AP. a bomb such as the ones used this week in Boston "probably cost around $100 to construct.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767721-investigators-believe-boston-bombs-werepressure-cookers-hidden-in-backpacks-officials-say?lite 325 http://www.

such as: bad weather. earthquake and tsunami risk. o IED = Improvised Explosive Device.net/tag/improvised-explosive-devices/page/2/ 333 http://swampland. o NY-MTA = New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority. o HME = Home Made Explosives. Some of the terminology here may be a bit different than we are accustomed to in other venues.331 2011 March 2 police info about alleged US bomb-maker Aldawsari332 Translating acronyms used at above links: o DHS = US Department of Homeland Security.330 2011 Jan 10 MCAC 2 page info about incendiary devices used against government buildings in Maryland. o NIE = National Intelligence Estimate. and here is an audit trail with the details. o TTP = o WTC = World Trade Center Not on the above list is this clue from TIME Magazine:333 In 2004.com/2013/04/16/a-short-history-of-pressure-cooker-bombs/?iid=sl-articlemostpop1 64 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.     Alert or Advisory = We have good reason to suspect that there is a risk of this bad thing happening. 2011 Jan 12 DHS 23 page overview of Domestic IED threats. Warning = Someone has seen credible evidence that the bad thing is really happening. Watch = Conditions are ripe for this bad thing to happen soon. o MCAC = Maryland Coordination and Analysis Center. headed in our direction.time. so we need to review our plans for how to be safe from the bad thing. o HMTD = hexamethylene triperoxide diamine.scribd. If we want to survive it.64      Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 2010 July 9 DHS 2 page warning about pressure cookers in IED design.net/ufouo-dhs-warning-on-pressure-cooker-ieds/ https://publicintelligence. so here is a heads up about what we know so far.” the bulletin warned.net/ufouo-dhs-domestic-improvised-explosive-device-ied-threat-overview/ 332 https://publicintelligence. which may not have a parallel in national security area. human critical infrastructure problems. 330 331 https://publicintelligence. o OIA = Office of Intelligence Analysis. o TATP = Triacetone triperoxide. cyber security penetrated: Here is what I am accustomed to. which we were able to capture.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was concerned enough about pressure-cooker bombs to issue an alert to federal and state security officials: “A technique commonly taught in Afghan terrorist training camps is the use/conversion of pressure cookers into [improvised explosive devices]. Failure Log = The bad thing did in fact happen. we need to implement our plans immediately.

com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Pressure cooker explosive history (3 Apr 18) One of the three devices used in the May 2010 Times Square attempted bombing was a pressure cooker. more than 130 people were killed on the transit system of Mumbai. Authorities must walk a fine line to conduct investigations. 39 pages. are constitutionally protected activities. due to upload again soon. 74 pages. In 2010. and figure out how to foil those solutions. drug.com/doc/109546760/Drone-Reports-Al-Mac Over 200 citations on Drones and other National Security topics.334 Internet use by friend and foe (3 Apr 18 B) Al Mac warning to the general public: Many of us participate in the public debate arguing the pros and cons of government policies. If we give explicit details about some weapon used successfully against us by one bunch of enemies. a chunk left here for Drone Education Controversies.scribd. India. and include in my Drone Reports directory. 591 footnotes.scribd.    If we talk about possible solutions to fight IEDs. During WW II there was a slogan “loose lips sink ships. In 2006. such as being a tourist. in our speech and writings. http://www.65 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Many activities described in these documents as being suspicious. I must be careful not to share what I know in such an explicit way that it might help our real enemies.” This m eant if someone said “Our Johnny is leaving on a troop ship from Boston harbor at noon on Friday. 269 footnotes. but the fact remains that the USA is at war. not to share info or observations which may help our national adversaries. then another bunch elsewhere in the world will become copy cats. for the European theater. when pressure cookers loaded with explosives were placed on trains. I am very annoyed with USG drone CIA and military policies. Our adversaries use the same Internet as we do. having fun.scribd. I also know how a drone can be hacked down. terrorists used a pressure cooker bomb in an attack in Pakistan. lots added since.com/doc/134406078/Drone-Ed-Al-Mac Drone Controversies rapid introduction. 577k PDF. 334 Drone Reports Directory = http://www. terrorist). We need to take care. I may download some of these reports. 65 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. our adversaries will see that. without trampling civil liberties.” then 5 th column espionage agents would radio sufficient info to Nazi U-boats to locate and sink that troop ship. PDF 280k. We need similar slogans for modern day wars (cyber. and restructured. against some of our national friends. using a cell phone.

were shot dead by the US Cavalry. which killed two people and injured about 150 others. I remember after the Aurora Theater event. A European security official said Apr-16 initial evidence indicates that the attacks were not the work of suicide bombers. Fact Checking Threads (3 Apr 17) I need to fact check some claims. there were claims that quake was worse than any in history. perhaps there is some fire. but the death rate is unmistakably far worse than what happened in the Aurora Cinema. but in terms of damage to the nation of Haiti. at a time of peace between the USA and the Indian tribes. in which hundreds of men women and children. proportionally it was as bad as the Plagues of the Middle Ages in Europe. left on the ground.335 I remember in the first WTC bombing (the one with the truck bomb in the parking garage). such devices provide little or no indication of an impending attack. It is still unknown if one or both bombs were in garbage cans. They were ignorant of Massacres of Indians. who eluded capture for years.” the report said. that what the news media is reporting cannot be correct. I remember after the Haiti earthquake.reuters. The inclusion of material such as nails in the device is reminiscent of the 1996 bombing at the Summer Olympics in Atlanta. 335 http://www. Well it was not as bad as the quake caused by the rock that killed off the dinosaurs. because they had not yet learned how to disperse dangerous chemicals. which was totally burned up in the explosion. Had they learned that. One may have been on the sidewalk. some news media claimed this was the worst mass shooting in US history. some not very far from Aurora Colorado. the bombers had cyanide gas. History of exactly what happened there is distorted. but where there is smoke. pleaded guilty to the attack and is currently serving consecutive life sentences. Anti-abortion activist Eric Rudolph. what we can believe from the alleged news. These cookers were inside black nylon duffel bags. placed to appear like they had been abandoned.66 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM “Placed carefully.com/article/2013/04/16/us-usa-explosions-boston-idUSBRE93F06T20130416 66 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. or at least take with extreme grains of salt. the first WTC bombing would have killed many more people.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . In some cases. all I have so far is the evidence that some story is extremely suspicious.scribd.

surprised. We can take this into consideration when checking sources.html 67 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. by criminals who don’t like their coverage. but politics and the US constitution is not breaking news for people working in the news media.. and get useful info. from additional fireworks. religions. or buying black powder directly. Weimer said. Rarely are they trained observers.337 The Tsarnaevs would have had to procure much more firepower for their bombs. It is good that we are getting rapid identification of stories being false. Weimer said. in February. about politics. and speculating about what happened.H. Well I agree there is a bias. once we know where those media sources are coming from. are for totally different reasons than inaccuracies in stories about breaking news events. Inaccuracies. 336 http://firstamendmentcoalition.bostonglobe. “They had to accumulate powder from elsewhere. 336 It is bad that nothing ever seems to be learned from this. In the immediate aftermath of a breaking news story. N. based on who is funding / owning that media. it is commonplace for random reporters to be assigned. any constraints imposed by governments. and thus much more likely to jump to conclusions than people whose “beat” and background is relevant to the breaking story. and local criminals. or goes to other people who are equally unqualified to make credible judgments. in the news. executive vice president of Phantom Fireworks. said that Tamerlan Tsarnaev purchased two 24-shell mortar kits from the Phantom Fireworks store in Seabrook. I believe most all media has some bias. so they are not to be trusted. There are people in Conservative politics who tell their base that the news media has a left wing bias which prevents them from being truthful.scribd.org/2013/04/media-including-social-media-critiqued-in-reportingmarathon-bombing/ 337 http://www.” Weimer said. who may be shocked. journalists killed. their need not to offend their advertisers. able to distinguish between fact and opinion.67 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Bad misinformation from news media (3 Apr 19) First info about events usually comes from witnesses. Worldwide a lot of news media facilities are getting blown up. as the false stories continue to arrive fast and furious. so double checking either is inadequate. who are ignorant of the context.com/metro/2013/05/02/marathon-bombing-suspects-initially-planned-julyattack-officials-say/XSpTNQmjYMK8TCNUKjsh3K/story.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Combining the black powder from the mortar kits with the three types of fireworks shown in the photo would not have been enough. There is a rush to be the first to pass along some tit bits of info. Black Powder (3 May 05) Bill Weimer.

340 Cell Networks (3 April 16 B) They were not shut down.asp?a=2812&z=48 343 http://www.html 341 BIT = Bloomberg Television 342 http://www. China reacts to Boston Bombing (3 Apr 18 B) The marathon was an international event.youtube.co. Bombing Scale (3 Apr 16) Some news media claims this is the worst bombing on US soil since 9/11. such as firing an antique rifle. However. Neither of the Tsarnaevs had been issued a Firearms Identification Card. pull the plug on critical infrastructure.telegraph. one of whom got killed.co.asp?a=2812&z=48 68 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.org/newsemergency/anmviewer. 338 Some news media are providing histories of bombing attempts on US soil. A related risk is that hackers can do what the government can do.org/newsemergency/anmviewer. Figures from the Boston Athletic Association indicate 74 Chinese from the mainland and Hong Kong took part in the race. which Massachusetts residents need to buy black powder in the state.nz/world-news/three-dead-over-100-injured-in-boston-marathon-blasts-5407558 http://townhall.algonet. with citizens of China participating. federal law allows the purchase of up to 50 pounds of black powder for personal use.com/us/2013/04/15/history-bombings-in-us-including-famous-attempts-that-failedsince-late-1800s/ 340 https://www. But each US state has different rules. so that when it has no cell signal. and updates from Chinese nationals present at the scene of the attack.339 Some independent history sources are available.html http://www.be http://www.341 Thus you could have a bomb designed. some people jumped to a conclusion.68 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Although fireworks cannot be sold to private citizens in Massachusetts.343 338 339 http://tvnz.foxnews. and another seven athletes from Taiwan.com/columnists/johnhawkins/2013/04/16/the-10-worst-bombings-in-us-historyn1568828 http://www. and explained how it all made sense. that they must have been shut down.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/9996669/Boston-Marathon-explosions-ahistory-of-bombings-in-the-US. then lots of media picked up the story.com/watch?v=n4l9yK6vtCU&feature=youtu. with no credible evidence. inside China. They were overloaded with people calling loved ones in the aftermath of the bombing.342 The attack in Boston was headlines for most of China’s news portals.scribd. Some commented on differences between coverage of disasters abroad vs.emergencyemail.se/~sven-l/books/eng01. then it explodes.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .emergencyemail. China's microblogs filled with messages of sympathy for the victims.

com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . and I have many.wordpress. The investigation will determine whether it is a total hoax. bail can be denied. At this stage in any investigation. which is one kind of minor crime. then deleted. where that came from. 344 Conspiracy Theories (3 Apr 24) Also see the related chapter = “Perfect Crime”.347 Thousands of people have signed this petition. but when the charges are very serious. Change. the FBI will be able to get Google logs to back trace the You Tube video. which are horribly underfunded compared to their work load.org/newsemergency/anmviewer. Whether or not the alleged Facebook page is a fabricated story.69 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM The government of China has condolences for the USA. or by plea bargain. and if so when it was really created. then make a donation to the public defender offices. and faked to make it look like the real thing.org has a petition asking President Obama to guarantee a fair trial for the “wrongly accused” bombing suspect. or whether the info is from people who knew before the bombing that it was going to happen.youtube. or maybe there has been an accident.be 346 I sent info about this into the FBI in my installment II. the authorities think they have the right person to be charged with the crimes. and if you want to do something about it.emergencyemail. coming to conclusions about the entire bombing being a fraud. created after the bombing.345 Either this is related to the people who are responsible.348 where all those people interviewed on TV were actors. There are people who believe that they have a right to see that evidence at this point. and since they have not seen it. A Boston Marathon Bombing page was allegedly created on Facebook two days prior to the bombing. If you have any doubts whatsoever that our system of justice works. actually posted before the bombing occurred. all the people 344 345 http://www. The public seldom knows the evidence before the trial. or it is an Internet Hoax.com/2013/04/20/are-you-just-a-believer-or-do-you-think/ 69 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. and identify all sources of suspicious contents.com/watch?v=n4l9yK6vtCU&feature=youtu. and/or the accused is thought to be a flight risk. the accused must be innocent.asp?a=2812&z=48 https://www.scribd. There are people looking at photos. which is a much more serious matter. 347 http://dailycaller. Traditionally a person is innocent until proven guilty in court.com/2013/04/22/change-org-hosts-petition-claiming-boston-bombing-suspectswrongfully-accused/ 348 https://buelahman.346 The FBI will be able to get Facebook logs to nail down whether this ever happened.

in which there are people who think there should be simple explanations for everything. regarding malevolence of government leaders and officials.com/4chan-users-post-convincing-evidence-pointing-at-bombing-suspects/ 351 http://www. along with the nails and BB shells. the glass goes in all directions.be 353 http://www. How do you know for a fact that broken glass near the explosion did not come from that source?  The explosion sent nails and BB shells flying in all directions.html#ixzz2QZPSxO49 352 https://www. and people in all directions.com/national/2013/04/what-is-false-flag-attack-boston-bombing/64260/ 70 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com/a/Nx8EU http://thenewsjunkie. how much from upper level windows.com/watch?v=cUVZwv4fnVc https://www. It is more easy for me to believe that some of the shared photos have been photo-shopped.352 The Atlantic is inspired by the above to do an article explaining “False Flag Attacks. This defies my imagination how so many people can be in on a conspiracy.naturalnews. coming to conclusions about suspects.youtube. and then got into the public domain. in support of the conspiracy theory that the bombing never happened.youtube. different adjacent windows. the question is asked “How can a window shatter towards a bomb explosion?”349 To which I have several possible explanations:  I do not know. and are coming up with other explanations for apparent inconsistencies in the photos.70 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM who ran to the rescue of their fellow humans. There have also been cases where the news media has removed gory details from photos before publishing them. from the pictures.350 So the result looks like racial profiling. When they can’t get simple explanations. they then adopt simple theories impossible to prove except in their eyes using other simplistic claims.scribd. but an implosion. When a window breaks. assuming we are able to figure out how much came from ground level store. 349 350 http://imgur. all the doctors were in on it. and in both places.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .theatlanticwire. and they continue. which overall often sound absurd. we get not an explosion. that is what in fact happened.351 Remember after 9/11 there were claims that President Bush had engineered the WTC bombing? Well there are similar claims about the Boston bombing on the very first day. etc.com/watch?v=zq_1cyyGjb4&feature=youtu.com/039926_Boston_marathon_bombing_terrorism. all the media in on it. not explaining their analysis.”353 We live in a complex world. A "controlled explosion" was under way on the same day as the marathon explosion. Have you weighed and measured the amount of broken glass inside the windows to compare to how much is outside? I would expect to find more inside than outside. all the politicians in on it. I do not believe that was the case in Boston. There are people looking at photos. In this collection of photos. that it is the same kind of government re-enactment that a particular mentality attributes to denial of 9/11 and 99% of the mass shootings.  There were some reports that there was broken glass inside the bombs.  When some bombs go off. and people analyzing the photos don’t realize that.

So while Piers Morgan’s guests were unable to definitively answer his questions. than any other event. anti-Zionists. In the Gun Control debate he seems to go out of his way to insult people. and he had other beliefs even more difficult to figure out where he was coming from. Car-jacking (the SUV). like run by the KKK mentality. But the attackers could have made the same kinds of ignorant mistakes. For example. Lone wolves can be insane. There are radical groups on the right and the left. theater. The target was an international event with people from approx 100 different nations. someone said. After 9/11 there has been a humongous rise in lone wolf attacks against targets the attackers think are Muslims. one red neck used a pickup truck to run down a Sikh woman. The targets were not government buildings.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Crimes to charge the culprit (3 Apr 22 B)    71 Bombing public places. Do we really know why the UN building was blown up in Iraq? We certainly do not know why the bombing of the Olympics in Atlanta. There have been many attacks against Olympics. The target was Americans. or the US no longer being what they think it should be. Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. so it can’t be the radical right. They were non-political. he thought he was attacking a Muslim. they spewed lots of nonsense into the coffers of conspiracy theorists. and they were making a lot of factual errors. Some were political. non-whites.scribd. or whoever they think are responsible for attacks on the US. The target really has more in common with the Olympics. and he thought they were responsible for 9/11.71 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Piers Morgan on CNN sometimes seems to be disconnected from reality. Look at mass shootings. trying to match up patterns of possible bomber motivations with apparent targets. Look at the Unibomber. He had various people on the show. Conspiracy and Material Support (with brother). You are biased. Jihadists don’t have any set pattern either. Those characters just wanted to hurt a school. or some ethnic group. and designed to fuel more conspiracy theories. April 16 nite he was demanding answers to questions which I think are totally premature to ask. Why did he do this? Well he could not tell the difference between different religious clothing. He did not think the development of the airline industry was in the best interests of American values. or a shopping mall. different skin colors. You are ignorant. Most people know the Sikh are among the most non-violent philosophies in the world.

We cannot expect rapid results. Undesirable Alien … if a naturalized citizen gets in trouble soon after becoming a citizen. No group has claimed. Murder (3 people with the bombs. Yes. Terrorism via weapon of mass destruction354 (the bombs with the nails). Normal Critical Infrastructure disasters typically take years to figure out. MSNBC 72 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Plane Crashes and Pipe Line Explosions for example. CSI is Science Fiction (3 April 16 B) CSI is a popular TV series in which magicians solve crimes in a day or so. ubiquitous.lawfareblog. people there he missed. Trespassing (in the boat where he was hiding). The crime might never be solved. Ordinary violent-crime charges. Treason. has been used by bombers all over the world for many years. and more may die. Suicide attempted (the bullet in his neck is allegedly self-inflicted).com/2013/04/four-reasons-sens-graham-and-mccain-are-wrong/ 357 http://www. there are some conditions under which the citizenship can get revoked. using the flimsiest of evidence.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . attempted (other bomb victims.358 354 https://www.fbi.  Vehicular Manslaughter (of his brother). can be purchased in most any city in the world. Then he will have to spend the rest of his life in solitary confinement. Here are some good articles and blog essays on what crimes the surviving bomber might be charged with. I assume there will be a plea bargain.scribd. but be thankful we have one which did not kill more people.  Apr 19 Lawfare357 by Robert Chesney on why military tribunal is inappropriate. other police). full cooperation with investigators. The Boston Bombing is reality. because otherwise the other prisoners may massacre him. police officer). in exchange for a full confession. and why:  Apr 22 Lawfare355 by Robert Chesney reviews applicability of possible charges.lawfareblog. a more sophisticated bomb is easier to trace.com/2013/04/a-preview-of-likely-terrorism-related-charges-against-tsarnaev/ 356 http://www.lawfareblog.  Apr 20 Lawfare356 by Benjamin Wittes argument why he should not go to Gitmo. The bomb components are common.72          Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Interfering with the police (by throwing explosives at them).gov/boston/press-releases/2013/suspect-in-boston-marathon-attack-charged-with-usinga-weapon-of-mass-destruction 355 http://www. The culprit will be offered to have the death penalty taken off the table.com/2013/04/interrogating-tsarnaev-no-need-for-military-detention-here/ 358 Rachael Maddow. Murder. or proved responsibility. The bomb design is common. are seldom resolved in less than a couple years.

com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . so our grey matter can kick in. There may have been from the other. This is important.scribd. and solve the problem. correct?362 Fireball (3 Apr 16) There have been conflicting stories.com/joshrogin/status/325310735410401281 73 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. You might start with my Drone Controversies Education. then the two bombs were different designs.360 and Drones on Google. Global Problem (3 May 01) This type problem is happening all over the world. in one of the videos. depending on who you believe. I shared the following with some friends and family via e-mail.com/doc/134406078/Drone-Ed-Al-Mac 362 https://twitter. because if one explosion had a fireball. Many in US media act like that reality does not exist. I have confirmation that there was at least one fireball. In some nations it is a daily event. Flash Crash Stock Market (3 Apr 24) Also see related chapters: = “Conspiracy Theories”. There have been news reports claiming that one of the bombs was inside a metal can.scribd.361 According to Holder's last letter to @SenRandPaul. see my document collections on Scribd.com/collections/3807680/Drone-Info 361 http://www. and locating the suspects. The same may be true also with this one. Thus. then the one which happened today.com/news/2013/apr/19/could-drones-have-found-bostonsuspects-sooner/ 360 142+ docs http://www. 359 http://www. or placement. and the other did not. On Rachel Maddow show this evening on MSNBC.359 They could have made the situation much worse. not on video due to smoke in the way. “Unanswered Questions”.73 Drones (3 Apr 19) Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM There is speculation about how drones might have changed Boston Marathon security. Some publications agree with her.scribd. and also posted on social media Apr-23-24 wee hours. she reviewed story of a stock market flash crash several years ago. Rachel pointed out that explanations after the earlier one were found out to be false after months of investigation. We need to stop acting hysterical.washingtontimes. but now I have seen orange flame inside white smoke cloud. which could be source of some of the metal shrapnel. Obama believes he has the right to drone kill the Boston bomber. For more info on drones. or helped in some way.

com/news/world/worldnow/la-fg-wn-fake-ap-tweet-hacks-syrian-electronicarmy-20130423.latimes. etc. then I go seeking a second opinion.com/Official_SEA6/status/326746641451327488 74 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com/id/26315908/ 365 http://maddowblog. The Syrian Electronic Army claimed responsibility for the hack. I use TV news to tell me the headlines. which can be hacked. fourth. We know stock market trades come from company computer systems with flawed software. Obama injured. a third.com/article/2013/04/23/white-house-ap-tweet-sec-idINDEE93M0GC20130423 http://www.com/viewart/20130423/NEWS11/304230005/Hackers-send-fakeAssociated-Press-tweet-about-bogus-White-House-attack http://www.story https://twitter. Stocks began an immediate surge higher and within three minutes the Flash Crash was over . forwarded the news.reuters.stocks had recovered all the ground last in the crash. 363 © Does this mean Pres Obama is much more popular than Republican polls would indicate? (d) Why was there no similar stock market response to the recent events in Boston? We know the stock market uses GPS.msnbc. and the claim that there was a bombing at the White House was a hoax. (a) If true.2302279.scribd. would stock market do same thing. except stay down? (b) Is anything else going on to trigger this? There is an SEC-FBI investigation which no doubt will answer that. Here is Rachel Maddow blog:364 Links for her 4/23 evening show:365 Links regarding this one story:366 and there is more Here are some articles I found via Internet search … I have no idea which have any validity or reliability.” Thousands of people saw this. We know there is enormous hacking going on of critical infrastructure companies. We know many of these companies no longer have employees who understand what the heck is going on.367 363 364 http://in.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .74 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Apparently AP Twitter password got hacked via spear phishing. Within a few minutes AP announced that its Twitter account had been hacked. eventually. the stock market crashed. I was just looking for more info from what I saw on TV. and the hacker sent out. I have some questions about this. Wikipedia on the 2010 Flash Crash. under AP name: “White House bombed. 2 explosions.mydesert.0.com/_news/2013/04/23/17884281-links-for-the-423-trms 366 http://www.nbcnews.

https://en.co.S.marketoracle. The Dow fell 143 points.html http://www.org/wiki/AP_Tweet_Flash_Crash_of_2013 Economic Populist368 The same flash crash hit all major US stock markets. and moved to a new career.com/business/index. after the fake Twitter posting. Cleveland Plain Dealer369 The false tweet went out shortly after 1 p. Nothing has changed since the May 6.com/business/index. Any attack on a prominent U. What is a Flash Crash? http://www.cleveland. would stock market do same thing.html confusion Huffington Post370 Don’t blame Twitter. David. 2010 Flash Crash which wiped out over 1. except stay down? Yes 367 https://en.economicpopulist.ssf/2013/04/hackers_compromise_ap_twitter. and my answers to your questions: (a) If true.000 Dow points in 20 minutes.scribd.would cause tremendous worry of another economic slowdown.html 370 http://www. Al Mac = Alister William Macintyre My brother in law. Congress will not be tempted to take this route unless a) it is desperate for revenue.554. things have gotten worse.huffingtonpost.uk/Article40005. advising ordinary working families how to save safely for retirement.org/content/another-flash-crash-hits-wall-street 369 http://www.particularly the White House . used to work as a stock broker until he got disgusted with the shenanigans there.org/wiki/2010_Flash_Crash http://www.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Boston put us on pins and needles.m. Another attack can send some people over an edge. from 14. There is another solution that Congress may some day be tempted to impose.cleveland. and briefly sent the Dow Jones industrial average sharply lower.wikipedia.and particularly if the president were injured .html 368 75 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.697 to 14.75 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Nothing much yet in Wikipedia on today’s Flash Crash.ssf/2013/04/how_did_a_fake_tweet_about_a_b. and then quickly recovered. He replied: The following are my opinions. and bad recession. landmark .a small tax on each buy and sell transaction on Wall Street. Speculative activity has dried up 85% in Europe where such a tax is levied.com/2013/04/23/twitter-flash-crash_n_3141311. and which already is being legislated in Europe .wikipedia. If anything. or b) it is fed up with Flash Crashes. The problem is stock market instability.

eventually.76 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM (b) Is anything else going on to trigger this? Because there are always things going on. if the White House were bombed. depending on the significance of the news. his office makes him Commander in Chief. and we have become good e-friends. and as such. the market shrugged it off. the market is always very sensitive to news. like yesterday. What ever panics people will affect the stock market as confidence is lost. even losing 100 points before bouncing back later. Al Mac wrote: I have some questions about this. (a) If true. but when it became apparent that this was a local event. a report that the White House was bombed would still freak people out. The symbolism the White House represents is more important than who inhabits it. the stock market would like stay down due to investor's insecurities about the Government being able to protect the rest of us if it couldn't protect the White House. (b) Is anything else going on to trigger this? There is an SEC-FBI investigation which no doubt will answer that. there was an initial (limited) response in the market. He told me that a similar flash crash occurred right after one of NASA’s crashes. and. © Does this mean Pres Obama is much more popular than Republican polls would indicate? Unlikely. except stay down? Yes. when some economic news comes out. Apr 23. (d) Why was there no similar stock market response to the recent events in Boston? When the bomb went off in Boston.scribd. Bottom Line: The market is always sensitive to news. will immediately respond accordingly. 2013 at 10:44 PM. If President Obama was out on one of his frequent campaigning jaunts. ~Dave I met Milt through ERP community for the type of midrange computer I use at work. 76 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. would stock market do same thing. For example.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . © Does this mean Pres Obama is much more popular than Republican polls would indicate? Not necessarily. I met Bob on a geek forum many years ago. makes his safety very sensitive to the markets. the market can become very volatile. He replied: On Tue.

While we can retrospectively examine these events. they cannot be prevented from happening again.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . inducing terror is their only claim to fame. He responded: The market is increasingly plagued by random behaviors.scribd. because randomness has no cause."stocks moved up today on positive jobs report" or "stocks moved down today on positive jobs report" -makes us feel like we understand. with the current state-of-art. Note Terry’s observation that because some events cannot be explained. Even though the same proposed trigger event may have the opposite effect at a later date. I do not feel any more insecure as I expect that these events will likely continue. So people look for some historical precedent by which to judge the event and feel better when they find something that satisfies one or more models. In some cases the cause seems obvious because of some recent event. Ambiguity and randomness make people nervous. the truth is we do not know. Experts will investigate and claim to know.77 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM (d) Why was there no similar stock market response to the recent events in Boston? Likely due to the event being not much different than a school shooting. The 24/7/365 feed of stock market news where every tiny move is given cause and explanation . If the model really explained the event you could prevent it from happening again. apply models of past behavior and hypothesize on potential causes. Yeah. It's taken three years for someone to come forward and explain the first flash crash with "multi-agent interaction" which means "we don't know" but sounds better. I really like Becky Quick and Maria Bartiromo but their explanations of why the market went one way or another are only randomly correct -when they get lucky. Bob I met Terry on a geek forum many years ago. finding a spider in the house does that to my spouse. Then they can go to sleep. People desperately need to be able to assign a cause to catastrophic events. True for some people. and we occasionally discuss topics in the news. For some people. Acknowledging that unexplainable events occur is not acceptable. Boston put us on pins and needles. Another attack can send some people over an edge. feeling everything is under control. but they do not know anymore than they can pinpoint which horse started a stampede. It doesn't and we can't. This is 77 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.

372 then those people get targeted by vigilantes.voanews.foxnews. at which time they kept mum on what they found. “Perfect Crime”.374 initially reported as a 3rd bomb blast.com/us/2013/04/27/fbi-searches-landfill-near-umass-dartmouth-in-boston-bombingprobe/ 377 I got some of this info out of my local newspaper. offering to them to help themselves to any of his possessions.373 7 miles from the twin bombings. “Unanswered Questions”.washingtonpost.org/ 374 http://www. We have not yet been told what caused the fire.html 376 http://www.co. Now we know some of what they found. and sometimes abused to label innocent people as suspects.376 or what led them to the landfill. So here’s what I know so far about this. Internet Hoaxes (3 Apr 23) Also see related chapters: = “Conspiracy Theories”. but a lot of news media made it a centerpiece of many stories which turned out to have a lot of misleading information. Large numbers of people have photographs from events like the Boston Marathon.bostonglobe. but later determined to have been an ordinary fire. 78 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.uk/news/magazine-22191029 http://www.html 375 http://www.com/2013/04/27/fbi-searches-landfill-near-umass-dartmouth-in-bostonbombing-probe/ http://www. told his dorm-mates and friends.html 373 http://www. which had got the story from Associated Press.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . only that nothing explosive was found.com/articles/2013/04/18/how-the-internet-accused-a-high-school-student-ofterrorism. 377 They 371 372 http://www. JFK Library (3 Apr 16) This is really a footnote to the Boston Bombing. he was not planning to return. contrary to earlier news media misinformation.78 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM similar to what drives some people to accept conspiracy theories instead of believing official stories. the FBI came out with charges against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev 3 friends who had disposed of some of his stuff into garbage which ended up in the landfill which got searched by the authorities for 2 days.thedailybeast. There was an incident at the JFK Library and Museum.jfklibrary. Laptop (3 May 04) May-1.com/blogs/early-lead/wp/2013/04/15/explosions-at-boston-marathon-finishline/#liveblog-entry-11444 http://www. who lived off-campus.com/metro/2013/04/15/jfk-library-evacuated-after-explosion-fire-polie-probepossible-link-marathon-blast/4gQintGxnUv8he2Ul8THLI/story. Then other media copied the misleading info. 371 they get shared on the internet. but we still don’t know what led them to the activities of the 3 friends. Boston Bomber suspect (now in custody) Dzhokhar Tsarnaev returned to his dorm after the bombing.scribd.nationalterroralert.bbc.com/content/live-updates-boston-marathon-explosions/1641943. and about 90 minutes later. without the corrections.375 unrelated to the twin bombings.

nationalterroralert. with no one else knowing. Tsarnaev also said that he knew of no other plots and that he and his brother had acted alone and were not connected to a larger terrorist network.com/archives/2013/05/02/cbs-tsarnaev-laptop-recovered/ 380 http://www. searched by authorities. Mr. according to the account. they should have turned over the material to the authorities. 378 although they are not suspected of involvement in the bombings. then that can violate their visa.nytimes. 378 http://www. disposed of into the garbage. told authorities that the pair picked the finish line of the marathon after scouting other sites in Boston. Tsarnaev’s statements in his interrogation to be helpful. We do not yet know if that was a source of some of the explosives. with the wife not knowing. Two were arrested for alleged immigration violations. 379 Other loot. Once they realized their room mate had been one of the bombers. One of them had been driving around with a souvenir politically-incorrect license plate promoting terrorism.com/2013/05/03/us/Boston-bombing-suspects-planned-july-fourth-attack. The surviving brother. but finished making their bombs earlier than expected and decided to act on April 15.nationalterroralert. they are not treating them as fact and are seeking to confirm the details from other sources.html?_r=1& http://www.com/2013/05/02/bomb-suspects-buddies-covered-for-him-feds-say-cnncom/ http://www.com/2013/05/02/cbs-tsarnaev-laptop-recovered/ http://hotair.380 The brothers built the bombs in Tamerlan’s apartment in Cambridge.. This garbage ended up in a landfill. Ma.html 79 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. or in the home of the brother shared with a wife and baby.bostonglobe. said Dzhokhar. Two were charged with lying to investigators. according to the New York Times and the Boston Globe. Instead they threw it into the garbage. which his lawyer claims was a gag. who found his laptop there. included a backpack containing hollowed out fireworks. Student visas are allegedly for people who are students.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .com/2013/05/todays-headlines-and-commentary-418/ https://www. If someone drops out of classes.lawfareblog. New York July 4 Plan (3 May 05) According to Lawfare: Boston bombing suspects Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev originally planned suicide attacks for July 4. He told the interrogators that he and his brother had been motivated to strike against the United States partly because of its military actions in Iraq and Afghanistan. Authorities consider it unlikely that they could have been made at the dorm. While the authorities have found Mr.79 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM were subsequently arrested for disposing of key evidence. and what the two saw as a broader conspiracy against Muslims.com/2013/05/01/us/boston-attack/?hpt=hp_t1 379 http://www.cnn.scribd. since they did not want to get the bomber into any more trouble. Dzhokhar. nor where the explosives were made.com/metro/2013/05/02/marathon-bombing-suspects-initially-planned-july-attackofficials-say/XSpTNQmjYMK8TCNUKjsh3K/story.

 Motive: there is some logical explanation why the accused would want to do this crime. the easier to get the conviction. none of them have an alibi for the crime. but the more available. or want to inflict terror. The most common perfect crime is one in which there are not enough provable elements to prove beyond reasonable doubt that the accused was in fact one of the perpetrators of the crime. but actually responsible. Not having an alibi. who had an alibi. jury members.. deliberately caused the evil consequences. heat of the moment. None are 100% essential. like a spectator who failed to act. not just to being at the scene of the crime.  Crime – proof the evil deed actually occurred.383 People have been convicted without a body. or were not believed. but they cannot prove it within our judicial system.382 by itself. It is acting on those evil thoughts which is illegal. none (as opposed to having a provable one) . the prosecutor.80 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Perfect Crime (3 Apr 23) Also see related chapters = “Conspiracy Theories”. and the prosecution does not have convincing evidence of any effort to manufacture a false alibi. criminal organizations which will manufacture alibis for a price.  Opportunity: the accused had the know-how to do the crime. injuries to a victim.scribd. Many people think the perpetrators did it. Having evil thoughts about the victim is legal.org/wiki/Alibi 383 https://en. a crime of passion. 381  Alibi.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . like a dead body. access to the crime scene.. witnesses may have seen someone who looks similar.  Evidence that the crime occurred.wikipedia. but it can help in defense. mistaken identity. or physically hurting someone to mentally hurt someone else who loves them. We could say that the judge.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Elements_of_crime https://en. and linking the accused to the crime. evidence or testimony about a robbery.wikipedia. sometimes over-turned by DNA appeals. uncontrollable desires to rape.  Guilty Mind (as opposed to legally insane) at the time and place of the crime. In a criminal trial there are certain elements of the crime needed to help solve it. There are also alibi agencies. of the accused. That evidence is not successfully refuted by the defense. is not enough to convict someone of some crime.org/wiki/Alibi 80 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. such as hating the victim. or a class of victims. Their alibi witnesses failed to show up to court. “Internet Hoaxes”. provided the alibi witnesses stand up to crossexamination. People have been convicted. without a motive.  Witness – someone who saw some steps of the crime being committed. 381 382 https://en.  Causation (not an accident): the actions.

but the more steps needed to get the whole story. The notion. but there are no witnesses. may turn out to be a perfect crime. e-mail. there is no forensic evidence pointing at the perpetrator. that they did any such thing. and have the self-discipline to avoid any mis-steps?  Those bombs weigh 20 pounds. Where did they manufacture their ordinance. CCTV record. and police and DA budgets so limited.” To g et at the truth of who did what. 81 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. I once read some place that the cost of DNA is so astronomical. The younger brother lived in a college dorm.scribd. in the above list. In some cases. ability to audit whoever keeps those records. Also the perpetrators have a verifiable alibi for the time and place where investigators infer some detail of the crime was implemented. there are records. A perfect crime is: the deed gets done. no witness. to figure out which records have been tampered with by whom. See the chapters “Conspiracy Theories” and “Internet Hoaxes. By records evidence I mean cell phone traffic. Some of my bullet points. data on any computer.81 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM It is possible to have a perfect crime within an imperfect (normal) crime. deliveries which seem suspicious to any delivery person. using actors. where specialized skills and legal tools are essential. without the bomb coming apart in transit? The investigation may figure out some. but the cost of obtaining them is prohibitive for ordinary investigations. How did they learn those different triggers?  How did the bombers learn how to coordinate the bombing?  How did the bombers know how to circumvent the police patrols?  How did the bombers learn how to keep their bombing life divorced from their internet life. land line traffic. It may be that some of those skill sets and records access are easy. black box GPS trail in any vehicle. access to records of many companies. can only be inferred from the rest of the story. the more likely that investigators will think they have reached a dead end. and there are no records evidence. How did they learn to seal them so they could throw them with precision against the police in a fire fight. that many people accused of minor crimes are more likely to get off. or at any accomplice of the perpetrator. no evidence. but not all the answers to the above questions. faking photos. because investigation funds have been drained by cost of DNA on higher profile cases. etc.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . so that no one would stumble over it?  The bombs were triggered different ways (at the Marathon & against the police). that it happened. you’d have to have a large spectrum of skill sets. where there is no record. By that I mean that a normal crime may have a large number of related steps:  How did the Boston bombers learn how to make those bombs?  The elder brother lived with wife and baby. Thus it is not always necessary that there be no records. Investigations do not always have the budget to investigate every possibility. excessive electrical usage or any other utility. faking video. only that they be inaccessible. retail transactions.

but any time there are lots of people around. Thousands of people where it happened. 384 385 http://www. For example. but someone can alter that report. would we want this picture of them plastered all over the Internet?” So give some thought to the privacy of people in photos. do some hocus pocus. that for many of these conspiracy theories to be valid. I am a computer programmer. and tells someone about it. news media workers.scribd. one of them is picked up by the police on an unrelated crime. Photos of Bombing Victims (3 Apr 19 C) Here are some gruesome pictures. but you can’t prove your memories. a friend. to take the data. and the someone is offended by the act. the number of people in-on-it must be astronomical. before doing the deed. the risk of some accidental encounter unexpected by the perpetrators. politicians.82 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM You can case a joint.com/doc/119857289/Solution-Ideas 2013-0370. some crime. The more people who are involved in the crime. and reports it. rises sharply. Or one likes to brag or boast. almost everyone in the entire medical establishment of Boston. yes. It strikes me.385 Ask yourself: “If the person in the picture was a loved one. to make it look like anything they want it to look like. 82 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. To keep the crime a secret. the more likely one of them will talk. Tell the authorities you have video of the event. This can also be done within the program. In my career I have had bosses who have ordered me to do things like that. see “Economic Embezzlement” in my “ Solution Ideas. scout out the territory. and we have a program to produce it from some records. you no longer have access to the records. what someone wants. With corporate crime. Eventually you are no longer working there for other reasons. like they can alter a word processed document. but in the absence of any court cases regarding alleged police abuse. either the number of conspirators have to be vanishingly small. It just boggles my mind that that many people can keep a secret and it not get leaked. For more info on corporate crimes. to try to figure out how to reduce the odds of detection. lots of independent activities. That is to say we have what looks like an accounting report.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . maybe some photos should not be blasted world wide. depending on the nature of the hardware and software. the threat is you will lose your job if you speak out about whatever.”384 Some computer records are editable. which is other than a correct reflection of the data. or there needs to be an authority figure in the crowd who has control over the records and the power to lean on everyone else to stay silent. and they plea bargain by squealing about this. first responders. then produce on a report.scribd. a relative.htm These were included in my installment I to the FBI.

.Wicker ® Mississippi.393 because the news media has on multiple occasions claimed that a suspect has been arrested in the Boston Bombing case. “We are fighting with Russia. suspected of containing Ricin.com/doc/136745814/Dangerous-ricin 391 http://usnews.390 The news media claims that a Mississippi suspect has been arrested in this case. The New York Daily News doctored a gruesome picture to avoid showing the horrible detail on the front page. "to see a wrong and not expose it.83 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM The gruesome photos are a testament to the rescuers and the medical skills. 2013 out of Memphis.  Letter to Senator Roger E.391 Later he was exonerated and a second Mississippi suspect got arrested.389 Background info on Ricin.usatoday.co. I have now seen reports on 2 letters to Washington DC leaders.gov/news/pressrel/press-releases/update-fbi-response-to-reports-of-suspicious-lettersreceived-at-mail-facilities 390 http://www.uk/media/greenslade/2013/apr/18/colin-myler-boston-marathon-explosions CNN 388 http://bangordailynews.com/_news/2013/04/17/17794663-feds-arrest-suspect-in-ricin-positive-letterssent-to-obama-senator?lite 392 http://www.scribd.guardian.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .fbi. only to be shown to be totally bogus report. distancing itself from the Boston bombings. which is responsible not only for the occupation of the Caucasus but for monstrous crimes against Muslims." I awaited official confirmation. FBI April 18 update.386 This led to criticism about their editorial choices. Responsibility Denied (3 Apr 22 B) Pakistani Taliban have made a claim of them NOT being responsible for this event. about tests finding Ricin. included an identical phrase.  Letter to President Obama. 387 A group leading an Islamist insurgency against Russia said April-21 that it was not at war with the United States.scribd. without whom there would have been a heck of a lot more deaths. Tenn.nbcnews.388 Ricin Count (3 May 05) As of April-17 mid day. postmarked April 8.com/2013/04/21/news/nation/boston-police-commissioner-believes-suspectsplanned-other-bombings/?ref=latest 389 https://www. is to become a silent partner to its continuance. 392 Both letters.com/story/news/nation/2013/05/02/ricin-suspect-hearing/2128851/ 83 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. 386 387 http://www.” said a statement from Caucasus Emirate militants operating in Dagestan.

We do not yet know if they arrived about the same day. 45. Sometimes the news of one event is slower to come out.nbcnews.gov/jackson/press-releases/2013/mississippi-resident-charged-with-sending-threateningcommunications-to-president-others 394 http://www. received one of those ricin-laced letters. The second one that I read about. which was explained in Rachael Maddow on MSNBC.emergencyemail. an Elvis impersonator.398 393 https://www. The FBI reports that this letter.abajournal. believed to be contaminated with Ricin. 80.asp?a=2815&z=29 396 http://www.usatoday. Ricin to Judge Sadie Holland of Lee County Mississippi (3 May 05) Judge Sadie Holland.npr.com/_news/2013/04/30/17988944-feds-ricin-traces-found-in-martial-arts-studiolinked-to-suspect?lite 395 http://www. has been intercepted. In reports about ONE of the letters.396 We don’t yet know if this refers to the first field test or a later lab detail test.’ ” Holland told the Clarion Ledger. was to Senator Wicker. to Obama.com/_news/2013/05/02/18022537-suspect-held-without-bail-as-judge-sends-ricinletters-case-to-grand-jury?lite http://usnews. said she opened the envelope on April 10. but later exonerated.scribd. we don’t know if it is the other one we already k now about. was arrested. with respect to the letter to Senator Wicker.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . has tested positive for Ricin. on April-17 was addressed to President Obama. when there is reference to ANOTHER letter being intercepted.395 It has been quarantined by the US Secret Service. It sounds like he may have been framed. or if it is a third.cbslocal. and a joint investigation has begun with the FBI. ‘I tried to talk to you and you would not listen.org/newsemergency/anmviewer.fbi. Now it is time that someone must die. because the authorities thought they might be conspirators.397 Holland.84 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Paul Kevin Curtis. of Corinth. He was not released as soon as there was evidence pointing at a second person. so we hear about things in a different sequence than they actually are happening.com/story/news/nation/2013/05/02/ricin-suspect-hearing/2128851/ http://usnews. Mississippi. arrested & evidence against him evaluated by a grand jury. “It just said something to the effect. George Lucas Dutschke is suspect # 2. The first one that I heard about April-16.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/04/17/177605311/second-suspicious-letter-found-was-sentto-obama?ft=1&f=1003 397 http://baltimore.com/2013/05/01/tests-link-deadly-ricin-to-obama-letter-suspect/ 398 http://www.nbcnews.com/news/article/judge_also_received_letter_with_possible_ricin_a_suspect_is_arre sted/ 84 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.394 Ricin to President Obama (3 Apr 17) A letter.

Likewise they know nothing to indicate it has not.nytimes. MSNBC.403 The letter was postmarked in Memphis and had no suspicious markings or return address.85 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Both suspect # 1 and suspect # 2 have ties to the same judge.com/2013/04/17/us/politics/toxic-ricin-detected-on-mail-sent-to-senator.com/2013/04/16/us/tainted-letter-intercepted http://www. News media as usual is chaotic immediately after the news.com/2013/04/16/health/what-is-ricin/ https://en. It wasn't clear whether that was the cause of her illness. As little as 500 micrograms of Ricin -. we working on a 3rd.401 was subjected to a different test.2C_DC. The authorities are saying there is nothing to indicate it has anything to do with the attacks in Boston.Wicker ® Mississippi tested positive for Ricin. and updates. and now has gone to a more intensive lab testing.wikipedia. Mail addressed to Senator Roger E.rollcall. No one is in custody.com/news/three_suspicious_packages_in_senate_office_buildings-224094-1.org/wiki/Ricin https://en. A clerk in the judge's office had exhibited flu-like symptoms. no return address is suspicious by definition.scribd. In my opinion.html?_r=0 403 http://msbusiness. Until we know. but she had not died.402 Security at the Capital has been increased. The 2nd test is at the same field office as the 1st test. Then more news media added details.wikipedia. 399 400 http://www. There have been only 1 positive test. and if we ever know. until a suspect was arrested. which could be consistent with ricin poisoning. but the first tests are cheaper ones.org/wiki/Anthrax 401 http://www.usatoday.wikipedia.html https://www.399 Ricin to Senator Wicker (3 May 05) I first saw this news on April-16.org/wiki/Incidents_involving_ricin#April_2013.can kill an adult. There is a suspect in custody. http://www. There is no specific test for exposure and no antidote once exposed. It seems unlikely that two tests are false positives. Since Anthrax400 in the snail mail.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Senator Wicker got a bodyguard. who is behind what attacks.an amount the size of the head of a pin -.com/story/news/nation/2013/05/02/ricin-suspect-hearing/2128851/ https://en.wikipedia.com/blog/2013/05/05/police-no-longer-shadowing-wicker-due-to-ricin-letter/ 85 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. also tested positive.2C_Washington. we working on a 2nd. this is only speculation.cnn. The 2nd test is at the lab.2C_USA 402 CNN.cnn. It may be a coincidence of proximity in time and geography. all mail to Congress is tested before delivery. There have been 2 positive tests. There is no suspect.org/wiki/Incidents_involving_ricin https://en.


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Ricin or what to Michigan Levin (3 Apr 17)
The Saginaw office of Michigan Democratic Sen. Carl Levin received a “suspiciouslooking letter.”404 We do not yet know if this was a false alarm, or related to the Ricin letters.

Saudi Student (3 Apr 16 B)
This is a fantasy of media misinformation.405 However, it is worth a mention because most all the major TV news media were repeating massive amounts of information from this fiction “story” for many hours after multiple briefings from the authorities, totally refuting it. According to the fantasy story:  Before the explosion, people in the Marathon witnessed a man who was acting suspiciously.  After the explosion, he ran away, and people chased him, because they thought he was one of the bombers, because he had been acting suspiciously before the event.  He ended up in Brigham and Women’s Hospital with burns on his hands, which is suspicious. Maybe he set the bomb, and did not get away fast enough.  The police questioned him, then arrested him.  He is a Saudi National in the USA on a Student Visa. Again, the authorities have repeatedly informed us that 100% of the above story is a total fantasy, untrue, it never happened. However, for many many hours after these news briefings, most of the major news media were repeating the fantasy, expanding upon it. Yes, there was a wounded Saudi, yes the police spoke with him, and the 100+ other wounded. He has been totally exonerated.406 However, the search at the Revere apartment was allegedly that of a 20 year old Saudi national.407 Two separate Saudis have been mentioned in news reports.

Secondary devices (3 Apr 16 B)
There have been scattered stories of alleged secondary devices found, which may turn out to be false. I plan to copy, to here, various claims of where these devices were found, and what is known about them so far. Some of this info also exists, where I originally placed them, in some other context. Press briefings on April-16 say that no unexploded bombs were found.
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http://www.rollcall.com/news/three_suspicious_packages_in_senate_office_buildings-224094-1.html http://www.nationalterroralert.com/2013/04/15/authorities-id-a-suspect-in-marathon-bombings-he-isbeing-guarded-in-boston-hospital/ http://www.nypost.com/p/news/national/authorities_under_suspect_guard_y2m8cJO29uC2PDGIjYBalO 406 CNN 407 http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/04/16/us-usa-explosions-boston-idUSBRE93F06T20130416


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People run away from the explosions, dropping innocent stuff in the process, which then becomes suspicious packages, most of which turn out to not be secondary devices. Two unexploded devices were found, early on, according to lots of news media. The general public was never told where they were found, although HLN is reporting that one was at the Mandarin Oriental hotel and another at an undisclosed location.408 The police performed a controlled explosion on at least one of them, which I am guessing is the one at the 600 block of Boylston street, 409 as reported via Wikipedia. The New York Times reports there may have been as many as five devices:410 Locations included:   St. James and Trinity Streets Newton, outside of Boston.

Senate Suspicious Packages (3 Apr 17)
As of April-17 mid day, I began to see reports of suspicious packages in the Senate Building. When there are multiple reports of one event, two of same kind, three, “another”, we have no way of knowing if some stories are lumping together the same, or totally independent stories. After the Boston Bombing, people ran, they got separated from their families, their possessions, which were then found and considered to be suspicious, so there was false reporting labeling the stuff as secondary devices, before investigations completed. We can be having that type of chaotic reporting again here. 2 suspicious packages were found in US Senate offices in the Hart and Russell Senate Office Buildings.411 There may be more than two. U.S. Capitol Police have removed several suspicious packages from the Hart and Russell Senate Office Buildings. Earlier Wednesday, loudspeaker alerts announced the discovery of packages on the first and third floors of Hart, while an email to the Senate community notified offices that police were responding to “a suspicious envelope on the third floor of the Russell Senate Office Building.” The email directed “all staff and other personnel” to “avoid this area until further notice.” Other news organizations reported that the suspicious envelope was found in the office of Alabama Republican Sen. Richard C. Shelby.412

Syria (3 Apr 22 C)
What happened to Boston on April 15, happens to people every day in other nations.

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http://www.hlntv.com/article/2013/04/15/live-blog-boston-marathon-explosions https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2013_Boston_Marathon_bombings 410 http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/345645/boston-marathon-updates-nro-staff 411 http://www.emergencyemail.org/newsemergency/anmviewer.asp?a=2816&z=29 412 http://www.rollcall.com/news/three_suspicious_packages_in_senate_office_buildings-224094-1.html


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A small town in northern Syria sent condolences to the city of Boston after last Monday's bombing, creating an unexpected link between the two countries. The town of Kafranbel is famous for creative banners at weekly anti-government protests, many of them in English, and they had one for Boston, on April 19. Bostonians responded with thanks of their own through social media April 20. 413

Terror definition (3 Apr 16)
Whether the suspects are to be charged with terrorism or not will depend upon the Attorney General’s office, but in the mean time the investigation will treat this as both a criminal investigation, and a terrorism investigation, because that sucks in many resources. Multiple strikes attempted justifies the terrorism labeling. In the USA, terrorism is defined based on political motivation, so until the investigation finds out who did it and why, this label is for purposes of investigation resources only. In other nations, terrorism is defined based on the effect on victims, terrorizing them, so this event is labeled as terrorism everywhere in the world, except where it happened. Some officials say it is terrorism, for political reasons.414 We might never learn who did it. Remember that the Atlanta Olympics was by a domestic terrorist who did not take credit for it.

Terrorista License Plate (3 May 05)
Although the two Kazakh students arrested May-2 are not accused of being part of the bombing plot, questions have arisen about a novelty l icense plate, “Terrorista #1,” that appeared on the front of the BMW they drove. Tazhayakov’s father dismissed suggestions that the plate carried any sinister significance. “Terrorista #1 doesn’t mean Osama bin Laden, doesn’t mean ‘terrorist.’ In their sla ng, it means happy-go-lucky, a leader of the pack, that sort of thing, and not that they’re going to blow someone up,” Tazhayakov’s father, Amir Ismagulov, told a Kazakh television station recently. “They drove around in that car for four months, and no on e arrested them.” 415

Time Travelling News Media (3 Apr 18 B)
Maybe some day there will be an arrest in this case. In their rush to be first to announce a scoop, many news media are reporting events before and at a time when the authorities are saying those stories are totally untrue.
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April 17: CNN says suspects arrested. DoJ says untrue.416 At least thru Apr 17, multiple news outlets were saying that the FBI had photos of a dark skinned male placing a package, where a bomb later exploded, then backed away. Untrue, according to the FBI, that same day,

Watch vs. Warning (3 May 01)
The terrorist watch list is just to identify some people flying via airlines & coming & going across US borders. It is not *really* a list of terrorists. That would be a *warning* list like a weather report. A watch list = we think we might have a problem, but we do not know for sure. A warning list = we know for sure there is a problem. I watched a hearing in Congress on C-Span about this, late in April 2013. Russia asked FBI for an investigation. The FBI gets hundreds of such requests every week. The FBI investigated, could not find any problem. The FBI asked Russia for information, got none. Russia then asked the CIA. We do not know anything about what the CIA did, other than ask Russia for information, got none. So the target ends up on the terrorist watch list, not because the US gov thinks he’s a terrorist, but because there was an investigation, but nothing found. It is a closed case. So the guy takes a plane flight. It causes a ping for DHS. They look it up & see that the investigation has been closed, with no negative info, so they drop it then & there. After Boston Bombing suspects identified, FBI again asks Russia for info, gets none. FBI has gone to Russia to knock on some doors higher up the government food chain. They are now getting some info, which would have been helpful to have had a couple years ago.

To FBI from Al Mac (3 Apr 18)
Here is what info I have sent into the FBI so far. I am snipping out some personal identification info, so the FBI can find me for more info if they wish, but I do not need, nor want, to broadcast to the public. I may also snip out anything I sent the FBI, which in my opinion should be kept confidential until released through official channels.



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and has since been taken down?  If it was taken down. from which I extracted what I thought the investigators should know about. then your investigation can stop at that point. Here is the context for the footnote:  Is it true that this page was created 2 days BEFORE[1] the explosions? Here is the footnote: My work on computer networks has shown me that the APPEARANCE of this sort of thing can be an innocent accident. It is alleged that the Boston Bombers have had a Facebook page. in my copy-paste from the e-mail. and it contaminates the date time stamp of documents they create and share. what were the circumstances?  Is it true that this page was created 2 days BEFORE[1] the explosions?  If not. so let’s send them just in case they have not yet seen this. which went up 2 days before the explosions.90 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM For more context on the stories.  Back trace whoever created this page.be I believe the FBI can get with Facebook to find out:  Is it true that this page existed. Have you ever noticed that the DATE of an e-mail looks strange? Sometimes a person can have a wrong date or time in their computer. I believe the FBI can get with Google to find out: 90 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. https://www. This may be an Internet Hoax. Installment II sent wee hours of 3 Apr 18:  Conspiracy Theories I don’t see the footnote showing up here. I do not know if this phenomena can occur with Facebook.scribd. Here is a You Tube video about this allegation I find incredible.com/watch?v=n4l9yK6vtCU&feature=youtu.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . To FBI from me II installment (3 Apr 18) Here is something else you hopefully already know about.youtube. but at that time I had wrong e-mail address. Installment I sent wee hours of 3 Apr 17  Bomb Design  Photos of Bombing Victims  Media sources day two I had tried to send installment I April 16 afternoon. but I am passing along just in case.

I assume include where the bombing. 91 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. but I can’t tell when they were taken (how long before the explosions) 2013-0371. Here are my notes (so far) on the Boston situation:  Boston Bombing o http://www.htm Boston Bomb Blasts 2 Vivid Non-Commercial Boston Bomb Blasts Apparently there is a larger collection of photos here: 150 Boston photos by Aaron "tango" Tang via Flicker http://www.com/photos/hahatango/sets/72157633252445135/with/8652877581/ I am semi-retired and a news junkie.  Cryptome gruesome pictures & also pictures of Boston sites. below.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013April-by-Al-Mac o What we think we know so far. I hope this is a valid e-mail address for sending in tips about the Boston situation. about the end of the Boston Marathon. Alister William Macintyre I am Alister William Macintyre. This is my second e-mail to the FBI regarding Boston clues. semi-retired. but which I am sharing just in case.scribd. Evansville In 47716-5763 I am age 69. I did not attend the Boston Marathon. which I think the investigators ought to be aware of. I tentatively plan to send a follow-on e-mail. Evansville In 47716-5763 <snip> I hope I am not wasting your time by sharing these links with you. which has printed many stories later found to be not entirely accurate):  Bomb and shrapnel inside metal pressure cookers.91   Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Who uploaded this You Tube video.flickr. Back trace where ever they got their info. Summary picture (as painted by the news media. Here are some links I ASSUME relevant authorities are already aware of.htm 2013-0370.scribd. a semi-retired geek. I am seeing things on the Internet. If I see any more stuff like this.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . <snip> My snail mail address is PO Box 5763. To FBI from me I installment (3 Apr 18) I am Alister William Macintyre. I ASSUME the Boston investigation already has. One section of my notes has more links. <snip> My snail mail address is PO Box 5763. but which I am sharing just in case.

com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . o NY-MTA = New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority.scribd. Pressure-cooker explosives. Duffel bags placed in such a way as to try to avoid suspicion. Can we believe them? [1] [2] https://publicintelligence.         2009 Oct 7 OIA 3 page guidance on Terrorist HME interests. o NIE = National Intelligence Estimate.com/in/almacintyre Google Plus: https://plus.google. o IED = Improvised Explosive Device. similar to those used in the Boston Marathon Bombings. o TTP = o WTC = World Trade Center Al Mac = Alister William Macintyre (WOW WAY.linkedin. 2011 Jan 12 DHS 23 page overview of Domestic IED threats. India.[4] 2011 Jan 10 MCAC 2 page info about incendiary devices used against government buildings in Maryland. I found several with intriguing titles.com ISP) Linked In: http://www.[3] 2010 July 9 DHS 2 page warning about pressure cookers in IED design. o HMTD = hexamethylene triperoxide diamine.net/ufouo-ongoing-terrorist-interest-in-homemade-explosives/ https://publicintelligence. o MCAC = Maryland Coordination and Analysis Center. o TATP = Triacetone triperoxide. according to a July 2010 joint FBI and Homeland Security intelligence report. o HME = Home Made Explosives.net/ufouo-dhs-domestic-improvised-explosive-device-ied-threat-overview/ [6] https://publicintelligence. then went looking for the referenced report. I saw this mentioned in the news media.92   Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Cookers inside black duffel bags.[2] 2010 Feb 10 NY-MTA 2 page advisory about HME.[1] 2010 Jan 19 ATF 3 page update on stolen munitions.[5] 2011 March 2 police info about alleged US bomb-maker Aldawsari[6] Translating acronyms used at above links: o DHS = US Department of Homeland Security.net/ufouo-dhs-warning-on-pressure-cooker-ieds/ [5] https://publicintelligence. Synopsis known day-5 Apr-19 (3 Apr 19) The news media is full of confusing stories. for Kauffman Engineering.net/tag/improvised-explosive-devices/page/2/ 92 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. have been used in Afghanistan.net/atf-north-carolina-explosives-theft-warning/ [3] https://publicintelligence.net/metropolitan-transportation-authority-ules-homemade-explosives-advisory/ [4] https://publicintelligence. I work part time. o OIA = Office of Intelligence Analysis. mainly via VPN. Nepal and Pakistan.com/u/0/108007903544513887227/about I reside in Evansville Indiana.

417 Comments there seem to indicate that the explosion was not where the “package” is shown.usatoday.story?page=2 http://tvnz.bbc. bogus.  National Hockey League's Boston Bruins home game against the Ottawa Senators.scribd. or seriously mistaken. including:419  Boston Symphony Orchestra concert that night. Multiple events are reviewing their security in the wake of this event.com/item/ahZzfmJyZWFraW5nbmV3cy13d3ctaHJkcg0LEgRTZWVkGM6qvQ 4M/2013/04/15/boston-hospitals-report-more-than-100-being-treated-after-marathon-exp 420 http://www.  Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon.421 417 418 http://riehlworldview. is so overwhelming. The volume of stories. after uploading first edition of these notes.418 and other places. from the news media. Synopsis known second day Apr-16 (3 Apr 16) Some of the following I learned evening of first day.nz/world-news/three-dead-over-100-injured-in-boston-marathon-blasts-5407558 http://www.breakingnews. including: 420  London UK Marathon.  US Senate Immigration legislation announcement.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .com/story/news/nation/2013/04/15/explosions-finish-line-bostonmarathon/2085193/ 93 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com/news/chi-boston-marathon-explosion-20130415. that many major “news” from the same day.  Sidney Australia Marathon. on a daily basis. to Scribd.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac 419 http://www.com/news/2013-04-15/oklahoma-city-memorial-marathon-to-review-securityafter-boston 421 http://www. later found to be untrue.93 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Synopsis known day-4 Apr-18 (3 Apr 18) We continue to hear.co. A few news media talking heads are speculating how come that happens.breakingnews.chicagotribune. I saw on CNN that the lid of a pressure cooker had been found on a rooftop of a building near the Boston explosion. Several events were cancelled.businessweek.641755. This info came out Apr 16. were untrue.co. but so far they all seem clueless.scribd. The FAA is temporarily restricting flights over Boston. Synopsis known third day Apr-17 (3 Apr 20) Here are photos before and after one of the sites where a bomb went off. or postponed. that we never know what to believe.com/?p=28983 http://www. and from previous days.com/item/ahZzfmJyZWFraW5nbmV3cy13d3ctaHJkcg0LEgRTZWVkGM6qvQ 4M/2013/04/15/boston-hospitals-report-more-than-100-being-treated-after-marathon-exp http://www. but I did not have the link until Apr 17.0.uk/news/world-22161572 http://www.

 Investigators found what could be five additional. more bodies be found in the wreckage.scribd.50 pm. so had bombs gone off earlier. dropping innocent stuff in the process. or much less. One of the dead is an 8 year old boy. many more people would have been at risk. much less would have been impacted. made them more exposed to shrapnel than had they been fully dressed. than the ½ million spectators. The damage could have been much worse. undetonated explosive devices around the Boston area.  The event occurred 2. due to Marathon. lots of smoke.  Organizers stopped the race and locked down the marathon headquarters. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) took the lead on the investigation with help from several other federal. People run away from the explosions. Volume of runners had diminished from earlier. so had bombs gone off earlier. many more would have been impacted. if only ….  It is allegedly the worst bombing on US soil since 9/11. according Boston news affiliate WBZ.  This was 2-3 hours after the winners crossed the finish line. News I saw starting about 8 hours after the incidents:  3 dead.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Volume of runners were much less. If this had not been a holiday. Runners with bare arms & legs.  There were explosions.  The U. which then becomes suspicious packages.  17+ in critical condition.  Several of the injured needed amputations. The media talks about this or that. we expect that some injured may die.  Security is being stepped up on transportation nationwide. we were told by the news media:  2 dead. and more reliant on statements by the authorities.94 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Media claims evolve days 1-2 (3 Apr 16) As time goes on. state and local law enforcement agencies. news media become less reliant on witness speculation. via phone trigger. definite shrapnel. than those with the front runners. 94 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.  60-500 needed medical attention. most of which turn out to not be secondary devices. Other news media disagree with this claim. who in turn may not know as much early on. a fire ball.S.  Cell phone service in the area has been shut down to prevent any possible devices from going off. Within a few hours of the incident.  100-144 injured.

with different degrees of experience in covering such events. 60-500 needed medical attention. At approx 2. and what is bogus. as different news media people. possible shrapnel. and why.50 pm Eastern Time. Synopsis known day one Apr-15 beginning (3 Apr 16) What we learned.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . compared to other places in the world. so Boston residents are providing hospitality: blankets. soon after the end of the Boston Marathon. Most every event is exaggerated. The event occurred 2.org/wiki/2013_Boston_Marathon_bombings 95 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. There were explosions. Prior to the Boston Marathon there had been no credible threats. 6-15 in critical condition. Investigators found what could be one to two additional.45 to 2. compared to other events. One of the dead is an 8 year old boy.  Chaos in the news media as rumors are shared.  Estimates of dead.org/personfinder/2013-boston-explosions https://en. and most of the news 422 423 http://google. and we know how much of this info is really true.  Some runners are having difficulty getting back to their lodging. and are dressed for the race. speak with police.95      Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 6-15 in critical condition. April 15.422 kept jiggling. lots of smoke. within hours after the incident. orange juice. Within a few hours I was hearing 2 dead. 2013. while first responders run to the site to rescue and serve the wounded. hospitals.scribd.423 when stragglers were arriving. That is the unfortunate state-of-art of US media today.50 pm.wikipedia.  Speculation who may have done it. critical. meeting up with their family and friends. witnesses.45 pm or 2. coffee. undetonated explosive devices around the Boston area. The US is fortunate that such incidents are rare isolated. workers. there is always:  Chaos on the ground as survivors run away from one explosion. After any surprise incident. This was 1-3 hours after the winners crossed the finish line. What Happened? (3 Apr 16 B) Anything we learn on the first days. many later found to be incorrect. unaccounted for. perhaps towards the site of another not yet. not the chilly weather. wounded. Estimates always vary in aftermath of any disaster. or were reminded of: Some info in the day one chapters will get moved. could contain information which will later be found to be untrue. all of whom may be in different time distances from the latest data. as the chaos diminishes.

In time.wsj. or the shrapnel. We were fortunate the blasts were not more powerful. 96 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. have been advised to stay indoors for the time being.426 and 10-20 seconds apart.com/2013/04/15/breaking-news-explosion-at-boston-marathon-finish-line/ http://www. especially those planning similar events. http://www.641755. 430  There were evacuations of buildings similar to the JFK library. they got some of their own people. because of the low number of deaths compared to other bombings.com/news/chi-boston-marathon-explosion-20130415. Two unexploded devices were found. say there were a lot of lower extremity injuries.  Security increased for lots of transportation. in the area. in the Boston area. which I am guessing is the one at the 600 block of Boylston street.0.  Security was increased at many institutions around the world. although HLN is reporting that one was at the Mandarin Oriental hotel and another at an undisclosed location. I imagine in time we will have more specific info.000 (?) first responders in vicinity of the end of the race. 427 http://www.424 there were two small explosions. 428 The police performed a controlled explosion on at least one of them. had ground stops. quoted by the media. 1-3 hours after the front runners had crossed the finish line.chicagotribune. Due to uncertainty about additional attacks. so whatever the attacker’s motives.hlntv. Witnesses to the injured.wikipedia.425 50-100 yards distant from each other.com/article/SB10001424127887323346304578424950102614148.nationalterroralert. until more can be known. so triage for the bmb survivors was rapid.usatoday. I believe small.427 It is too soon to know if that was thanks to the bomb blasts. The Boston Marathon attracts world wide contestants from all walks of life. we will get a better story. there were precautions.  Airports.96 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM media had left.hlntv. as reported via Wikipedia. 425 As usual. early on.429 People.com/story/news/nation/2013/04/15/explosions-finish-line-boston-marathon/2085193/ 424 Different news media estimates.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .org/wiki/2013_Boston_Marathon_bombings 430 Amtrak = US city to city passenger rail transportation system. to serve expected needs of the runners. The general public has not yet been told where they were found. near the end of the race. 426 Different news media gave different versions of that relative reality.com/article/2013/04/15/live-blog-boston-marathon-explosions 428 http://www.com/article/2013/04/15/live-blog-boston-marathon-explosions 429 https://en. news accounts have widely different depictions of the scale of the blasts. The windows of nearby buildings were blown out. just like in 9/11. where news coverage did not yet have a time line.story http://online.html http://www. such as Amtrak.scribd. There were 1.

com/p/news/national/authorities_under_suspect_guard_y2m8cJO29uC2PDGIjYBalO 434 http://www.  No one has been identified as a person of interest. They may withhold 431 432 FBI = US Federal Bureau of Investigation. Some events got cancelled. the FBI431 director. and he briefed leaders in Congress. Yes.hlntv.org/wiki/2013_Boston_Marathon_bombings 97 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.  There are no suspects yet.  No one is in custody related to this event. related to this event.org/wiki/2013_Boston_Marathon_bombings http://www. which is lacking in the media.97   Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Boston Subway system has stopped. despite rumors to the contrary. found in time.10 pm my time (just over 3 hours after it happened).435 600 Block of Boylston Street = site of police doing a controlled explosion of an unexploded device. He had phoned Boston and Massachusetts leaders to pledge any federal support they might need. some have expressed joy that this happened.usatoday.434 Also see Fact Checking / Saudi Student (fantasy story in the news media).com/2013/04/15/authorities-id-a-suspect-in-marathon-bombings-he-isbeing-guarded-in-boston-hospital/ http://www.com/story/news/nation/2013/04/15/explosions-finish-line-boston-marathon/2085193/ 437 https://en. sometimes have training in how to deal with a crisis.  Authorities do no know yet who did it. despite rumors to the contrary.433 However. DHS = US Dept of Homeland Security.scribd. I watched President Obama on TV about 5.wikipedia.washingtonpost. authorities are now trying to track down people who had tried to gain access to restricted areas.com/article/2013/04/15/live-blog-boston-marathon-explosions 435 http://www. or suspicious package. and government. 436 https://en. 433 http://www. 437 Official Sources Detail info (3 Apr 22 B) Representatives of law enforcement. This was for security.nypost.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Immediate day-1 Rumors (3 Apr 16) Some activities fueled speculation and rumors later found to be false.436 671 Boylston Street = site of the first of the two explosions. and were turned away. and to get witness statements. He had received briefings and updates from his National Security Advisor. While no group has taken responsibility for the attack. police presence was increased at Boston hospitals and hotels. or why it happened.nationalterroralert. DHS432 secretary.wikipedia.com/blogs/early-lead/wp/2013/04/15/explosions-at-boston-marathon-finishline/#liveblog-entry-11465 The head of an extremist Jordanian Muslim Salafi group said early Tuesday that he was “happy to see the horror in America” after the explosions in Boston.

Boston media. Official sources Apr-29 (3 May 05) This data is from the Boston Police site438 which was last updated by the police April-29. Thus expect me to occasionally skip a day or two of a particular source type. Counseling: Anyone needing support can call the Mayor's Healthline at 617-5345050 to be connected to a counselor on-call 9AM-5PM. TV news. about noon: Boston Incidents (Police Updated 4/29 12:45PM)      Business & Resident Resource Center: Located at Boston Public Library. rather than being placed here. Rather I try to visit some regularly. TIPS for Investigation: Call 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324) & choose prompt #3. enter Dartmouth Street entrance). Official sources day-8 Apr-22 (3 Apr 22 B) I do not check all major sources every day: official. Some official info is going straight into the time line.fbi.gov. from time to time.98 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM some info where they think it might help suspects not yet caught. and sometimes there are national security reasons for censorship. foreign media. Blogosphere. Submit info via email: Boston@ic. or compromise a court case. or other stories I am following. you may call 617-343-1373.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Claim Property from Scene: The Boston Police Department has outlined the plan to retrieve property from the incident site with extended hours Saturday 4/27 [link] Marathon Victims & Families: For victims and immediate family members in need of services.gov/POLICE/ 98 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. and a life. both of which can distract my time. other search engine news. Copley Central Branch at 700 Boylston (Washington Room. 438 439 http://www.cityofboston.439     Join the City of Boston in a Moment of Silence: Monday 4/22 at 2:50PM [link] Mayor Menino Announces Copley Square Re-Entry Plan: Preview the plan [link] Residents & Businesses in Impacted Area: We want to hear from you! Read letter from Mayor Menino on next steps [link] Marathon Victims & Families: For victims and immediate family members in need of services. Submit info to FBI website.scribd. you may call 617-534-5050. I also have a day job. I do not do so for this. Wikipedia. local news papers. Boston Incidents (Police Updated 4/22 8:25AM) This data is from the Boston Police site.cityofboston. Google news.gov/POLICE/ http://www.

CO. Residents With Questions: Call the Mayor's Hotline at 617-635-4500. Submit info via email: Boston@ic. 2013 attached. 4/15 Marathon Incident Press Release: Full City of Boston response to Boston Marathon tragedy [link] 4/15 Marathon Incident Map: Latest crime scene perimeter [link] FEMA Apr-22 (3 Apr 22 B) See within official sources for earlier days. April 15.99      Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Need To Talk?: Call the Mayor's Healthline at 617-534-5050 to be connected to counselors.fbi. 2:50 p.6 – China Declaration Activity: • FEMA-4110-DR-MA & FEMA-3363-EM-TX approved Situation: • Two explosions occurred near the finish line at approx. regarding FEMA info about major incidents in America.m. NM. TIPS for Investigation: Call 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324) & choose prompt #3. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Monday. M 6. They will be available 9AM-5PM from 4/22-4/26.pdf Significant Events: • West Fertilizer Plant Explosion – West. 2013 • FBI has killed or captured two suspects involved with the bombing • “Suspect #1” was shot/killed by law enforcement during a fire fight • “Suspect #2” was apprehended alive by police 99 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. EDT. Submit info to FBI website. TX • Heavy rain/flooding – Midwest • Severe Weather – Mid Atlantic (Final) • Boston Marathon Explosions (Final) • Spring Flood Season 2013 – Monitoring Significant Weather: • Slight risk of severe thunderstorms in Central Plains • Heavy snow spreads from Rockies to Central Plains & Upper Midwest • Rain Southeast & Coastal New England • Freezing rain & sleet – Upper Mississippi Valley & Great Lakes • Red Flag Warnings: TX.S activity.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .gov.scribd. AZ Earthquake Activity: No significant U. April 22. CA.  201304022 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.

I see:     Suspects status. Police officer killed. President approved Emergency Declaration FEMA-3362-EM • FEMA Region I returned to Watch/Steady State Official sources day-6 Apr-20 (3 Apr 20) Boston Incidents (Police Updated 4/20 10:25 AM)      Counseling Available: The Mayor's Healthline will have counselors available to talk by phone from 10AM-2PM on Saturday 4/20 and Sunday 4/21 at 617-5345050. 176 injured/hospitalized State/Local Response: • MA EOC returned to normal operations • Shelter in place lifted for Boston & 6 communities ▲ Schools and colleges are reopened or will reopen today • Transportation systems are operational. transportation.pdf Comparing what FEMA said April-19 morning with their earlier version. April 20. maritime restrictions were lifted FEMA Response: • On April 17. 100 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. 2013  201304020 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. Gov services update. Submit info to FBI website. regarding FEMA info about major incidents in America. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Saturday. Lockdown impact on residents. Submit info via Email: Boston@ic.scribd. academia.gov.100 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM • A three block radius around the blast zone is cordoned off to pedestrian and vehicular traffic • Copley Station remains closed until further notice • 4 confirmed fatalities. 4/15 Marathon Incident Press Release: Full City of Boston response to Boston Marathon tragedy [link] 4/15 Marathon Incident Map: Latest crime scene perimeter [link] FEMA Apr-20 (3 Apr 22 C) See within official sources for earlier days. to identify any new or corrected info.fbi. TIPS for Investigation: Call 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324) & choose prompt #3. Residents With Questions: Call the Mayor's Hotline at 617-635-4500.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .

com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .scribd. return home. assisted by Boston JTTF. 101 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. President approved Emergency Declaration FEMA-3362-EM • The FBI. If you are at an MBTA station please do not congregate there. MA • West Fertilizer Plant Explosion – West. day shift only.101 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Significant Events: • Heavy Rains and Flooding – Midwest • Severe Storms – Mid-Atlantic • Boston Marathon Explosions – Boston.mbta. 2:50 p. Official sources day-5 Apr-19 (3 Apr 19) Boston Incidents (Police Updated 4/19 2:35PM)  MBTA: Service (including bus.6 – China Declaration Activity: • Major Disaster Declaration – MA • Emergency Declaration – TX Boston Marathon Explosions April 15.m. EDT • FBI identified two suspects involved with this bombing • “Suspect #1” was shot/killed by law enforcement during a fire fight early morning April 19 ▲ “Suspect #2 was apprehended alive by police the evening of April 19 • 3 confirmed fatalities.com for updates. 176 injured/hospitalized ▲ Following gunfight on April 18. and commuter rail) is suspended until further notice. train. is serving as lead Federal agency • FEMA Region I remains partially activated to Level III. an MIT officer was killed State/Local Response: • MA EOC remains Partially Activated at Monitoring • MA National Guard remains on site with 2 Civil Support Teams • Shelter in place has been issued for Boston & 6 communities • FAA temporary flight restrictions continue • MBTA & Amtrak service in and out of Boston have been cancelled • University of Massachusetts Dartmouth campus was evacuated Federal Response: • On April 17. 2013 • Two explosions occurred near the finish line at approx. TX Significant Weather: • Heavy snow and rain – Pacific Northwest • Rain & thunderstorms – Eastern Seaboard • Wintry mix – Central plains to the Northern Rockies • Red Flag Warnings: TX & NM Earthquake Activity: M 6. See www.

Emergency Notifications: Sign up for ALERTBoston.102  Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Residents in Boston. 2013  201304019 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. and Cambridge: Citywide "shelter-in-place" is advised as this investigation unfolds. are cancelled. When they get home. Belmont. supervisors are free to allow employees to leave work unless those employees are involved in today’s emergency operations. Emergencies: Dial 911 Residents With Questions: Call the Mayor's Hotline at 617-635-4500. Avoid congregating in large crowds until this person(s) are apprehended.gov. Newton & Waltham: Temporarily closed until further notice. Brighton. When they get home. Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Watertown. to identify any new or corrected info. Please be patient and use common sense. For Those at Work: While the “shelter-in-place” designation remains.scribd.pdf Comparing what FEMA said April-19 morning with their earlier version. the city's emergency notification system [link] TIPS for Investigation: Call 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324) & choose prompt #3. Via Email: Boston@ic. I see:  102 Suspects update. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Friday. regarding FEMA info about major incidents in America. City of Boston Employees: Beginning at 2:30 this afternoon. We will continue to update the public with more information as it becomes available. employees who are at work are free to commute home per MEMA.fbi. Trial Court Courthouses & Offices in Cambridge.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . More updates here. including Acceleration Academies. Newton. they are encouraged to stay home. April 19. Boston Public Schools: All activities. Other Courts: All first day jurors summonsed for today at the Suffolk Superior Court & Brooke Courthouses in Boston and for those in Middlesex County are canceled. 4/15 Marathon Incident Press Release: Full City of Boston response to Boston Marathon tragedy [link] 4/15 Marathon Incident Map: Latest crime scene perimeter [link]              FEMA Apr-19 (3 Apr 22 C) See within official sources for earlier days. they are encouraged to stay home. Submit info to FBI website. Boston City Hall: Closed for remainder of the day 4/19. Please understand we have an armed and dangerous person(s) still at large and police actively pursuing every lead in this active emergency event. BCYF: All programs and activities at all BCYF facilities are suspended today 4/19.

176 injured/hospitalized • Blast zone remains closed to pedestrian & vehicular traffic State/Local Response: • MA EOC remains Partially Activated at Monitoring • MA National Guard remains on site with 2 Civil Support Teams • FAA temporary flight restrictions continue ▲ MBTA shut down.103   Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Lockdown transportation & academia. assisted by Boston JTTF. Earthquake Activity: M 7. Russia April 15. in Indiana-Illinois area. day shift only Fertilizer Plant Explosion – West. personal authorized to telework today ▲ Amtrak service in and out of Boston has been cancelled ▲ Schools and colleges are also shut down Federal Response: • On April 17. TX 103 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Rain / high elevation snow – Pacific Northwest into Great Basin Heavy rainfall & risk of severe thunderstorms – Northeast.Middle Mississippi Valley Red Flag Warnings: CA & TX.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . TX H7N9 Avian Influenza Update Midwest Spring Flood Season ‘13 Update Significant Weather: Slight risk of severe thunderstorms – Mid-Atlantic Heavy rain & thunderstorms – Eastern U. is serving as lead Federal agency ▲ FBI released multiple photos of two individuals suspected to be involved • FEMA Region I remains partially activated to Level III.scribd. MA West Fertilizer Plant Explosion – West. Emergency declaration. Significant Events: Severe Weather/Flooding – Midwest Boston Marathon Explosions – Boston. 2013 Boston page included photos from FBI of suspects. asking the general public for help in identifying them. President approved Emergency Declaration FEMA-3362-EM ▲ Media & law enforcement are reporting one suspect is dead & one other suspect is still at large • The FBI. • Two explosions occurred near the finish line of Boston Marathon • 3 confirmed fatalities. I copy paste particulars of greatest interest to me.S. Mid-Atlantic into Florida Flash flooding possible.2 – Kuril’sk.

limited human-to-human transmission • 15 (+1) US residents with respiratory illness who recently traveled to China were tested.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . produce and prepare vaccine components ▲ Clinical investigational: Lots of vaccine may be available in 6-8 weeks for evaluation by NIH and vaccine manufactures ▲ CDC is conducting in vitro and animal antiviral testing of these products with H7N9 virus samples Official sources day-4 Apr-18 (3 Apr 18) FEMA on Massachusetts Explosion April 18. 13 were negative. 2013: • 87 (+49) confirmed human cases across 6 provinces • 17 (+7) fatalities • 4 clusters of possible.04 am) 440 News Releases April 18. 2013 (1. H7N9 Avian Influenza A – China April 18.com/bulletins/gd/USDHSFEMA-76f487 104 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.gov/disaster/3362 http://content. FDA and other vaccine manufacturers to develop.scribd. 2013 Federal Aid Programs for Emergency Declaration for Commonwealth of Massachusetts Related Links Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency Massachusetts Office of the Governor Main Content State/Tribal Government: Massachusetts 440 http://www.fema. 2 (+1) test result pending • No confirmed cases outside the six provinces in China Laboratory status • Synthetic vaccine seeds expected to arrive next week for CDC.104 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM I copy-pasted that info to my Gas Boom notes.govdelivery. 2013 President Declares Emergency for Massachusetts April 18.


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property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards *Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed. *Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.

FEMA April 18 info (3 Apr 22 B)
FEMA comes out with a daily report each morning around 8.30 am. Here is their report three days after the Boston Bombings. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Thursday, April 18, 2013

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Comparing what FEMA said April-18 morning with their earlier version, to identify any new or corrected info, I see:     17+ in critical condition President visit Emergency declarations Status of agencies covering the area.

Below I copy-paste content of this report, of interest to me, in Evansville Indiana (SW corner of the state), day job with a company network which stretches north to Chicago area, with sites in East Central Illinois, and North Central Indiana, bad weather any of those places, or anywhere in between, can disrupt the network, and the computer operations dependent upon it. The Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion info will be placed in my Gas Boom notes, in 444 the same Critical Infrastructure collection as these Boston Bombing notes.. Significant Events: Explosions – Boston, MA Midwest Spring Flood Season ‘13 – Monitoring Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion Significant Weather: Heavy snow- Central Plains to Great Lakes
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Thunderstorms/Severe thunderstorms – Southern Plains & Lower Mississippi Valley to the Great Lakes Flash flooding possible - Southern Plains to Great Lakes Red Flag Warnings & Critical Fire Weather Areas: CA & TX Declaration Activity: FEMA-3362-EM – Massachusetts (Boston Explosion) Boston Overview: ▲POTUS visiting today • April 15, 2:50 pm EDT, two explosions occurred near finish line of Boston Marathon • 3 confirmed fatalities; MA EOC reports 176 injured & hospitalized (17 remain in critical condition) ▲Blast zone remains closed to pedestrian & vehicular traffic Critical Infrastructure Impact: • Boston Logan Airport open; remains on heightened security • FAA temporary flight restrictions continue • Boston Metro resumed service on all lines with exception of Copley Station State/Local Response: ▲MA EOC remains at Level I (Monitoring) • MA National Guard remains on site with 2 Civil Support Teams Federal Response - FEMA: ▲Region I RRCC returned to Level III (Day Shift) to monitor POTUS visit ▲LNOs have returned from MA EOC ▲Emergency Declaration approved for 3 counties

Official sources day three Apr-17 (3 Apr 17)
I have been swamped with news media updates, much of it later found to be bogus, so I went on a hunt for official sites with copies of briefings by the authorities. I may later incorporate day one two three etc. data not proven to be bogus, into the bigger picture above. Boston local government  http://www.cityofboston.gov/POLICE/  City Press Release April-15445 Massachusetts State Government  http://www.mass.gov/governor/  http://www.mass.gov/eopss/agencies/msp/ Federal agencies working this case  https://www.fbi.gov/  Boston explosion updates446



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No piece of information or detail is too small. United States Secret Service. it should be ic. Here is info from the bounce: Boston@ci. Massachusetts State Police. the FBI initiated a command post. Away from the scene. Their goal was to recover physical items related to the blast. I thought that was the e-mail I sent to which bounced.” News media has been reporting “definitely. prompt #3. specialized examiners will reconstruct the device and determine its makeup and components. April 16. This morning the FBI. and local law enforcement agencies.m. Virginia. state. Let’s see if try # 2 gets thru.fbi. Let’s try again. Those assigned to the JTTF.scribd. Those items have been recovered and sent to the FBI’s Laboratory in Quantico.108 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM If you have visual images. Many of them were already there as part of the general security for the marathon already in place. All media inquiries should be directed to the FBI’s National Press Office at (202) 324-3691.gov (while not connected): 554 5.fbi. and ATF officially began its forensic evidence recovery effort at the site. HSI. fix any place which needs fixing. Massachusetts State Police. You can also call 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324).gov.” 108 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.gov/boston/press-releases/2013/remarks-of-special-agent-in-charge-richard-deslauriersat-press-conference-on-bombing-investigation 448 Note qualifications – “could be” and “possibly. yesterday afternoon. Virginia for a complete and thorough analysis. direct from this site.4.gov/news/updates-on-investigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston/updates-oninvestigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston 447 https://www. intelligence analysts. and others responded to the scene. local. Among items partially recovered are pieces of black nylon —which could be from a backpack—and what appear to be fragments of BBs and nails possibly contained in a pressure cooker device.Remarks by Boston Special Agent in Charge. including Boston Police. There. and federal government agency associated with the JTTF—and many others on 446 https://www. then review this doc. and/or details regarding the explosions along the Boston Marathon route and elsewhere.fbi. 2013 (p.448 We are expediting this blast evidence to our Laboratory in Quantico. with information.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .fbi. composed of more than 30 federal. along with Boston PD. video. the JTTF began its investigation. and other personnel from every state. e-mail them to boston@ic.4 [internal] Domain >>> Lookup Failed AHA … I sent to ci. and ATF. Immediately after the bombing. .) 447 The FBI Boston’s Joint Terrorism Task Force. theu upload a revised edition of these notes.

And we are asking the public remain alert and to alert us to the following activity:     An individual who expressed a desire to target the marathon. April 16. including Boston PD and Mass State Police—more than 1. coworker. . which could take some time. yet with a sense of urgency. Importantly.109 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM their own. no detail is too small. neighbor. We are asking anyone who may have heard someone speak about the marathon or the date of April 15 in any way that indicated he or she may target the event to call us.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .Statement by Attorney General Holder. 2013 (a. there are no known additional threats.000 tips as of noon today. We are doing this methodically. and vetted. and conducting interviews with eyewitnesses and others to determine who is responsible for this crime. In an investigation of this nature.fbi. Already. Someone knows who did this. . reviewing government and public source databases. or relative. Our ongoing investigation in various locations throughout the area goes on. dark-colored bag yesterday around the time of the blasts and in the vicinity of the blasts. or details relating to yesterday’s explosions along the Boston Marathon route. The noise of explosions in remote areas prior to yesterday which may have been used as tests by those responsible.gov/boston/press-releases/2013/special-agent-in-charge-richard-deslauriers-speaks-atpress-conference-regarding-boston-marathon-explosions 109 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. analyzed.gov/opa/pr/2013/April/13-ag-436. The citizens of Massachusetts and the city of Boston 449 450 http://www.html https://www. However. many of which have already been reviewed.Remarks by Boston Special Agent in Charge.justice.) 450 This remains a very active investigation.000 law enforcement officers across many agencies—have been assigned to this investigation via the command post. We are particularly interested in reviewing video footage captured by bystanders with cell phones or personal cameras near either of the blasts. We continue to interview various witnesses and process the crime scene. They began canvassing sources. the FBI has received more than 2. the person who did this is someone’s friend. carefully. Cooperation from the community will play a crucial role is this investigation. April 16. 2013 449 The FBI has set up a tip line – at 1-800-CALL-FBI – for anyone who has information.m.scribd. Someone who appeared to be carrying an unusually heavy. Suspicious interest in researching how to create explosive device. We ask that businesses review and preserve surveillance video and other business records in their original form. images.

And we strongly encourage that assistance to continue.fbi. call 617-635-4500.whitehouse. To the extent the crime scene still plays in Copley perimeter—it continues to be a crime scene and may be that for days. Email: Boston@ic.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . processing evidence at the crime scene.Statement by President Obama. We are bringing additional victim assistance and Evidence Response Team resources from our Headquarters components and the field offices to Boston.scribd.110 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM should expect to see the FBI and its JTTF partners conducting investigative activity in the greater Eastern Massachusetts and Boston areas. We commend the public. 2013 452 . 2013 453 Boston Incident Update (Police Updated 4/16 10:00AM)      Map: crime scene perimeter [link] Press Release: Full City of Boston response [link] Mayor's Hotline: For families trying to locate loved ones. We commend the citizens of Boston and the citizens of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for the information that has been provided to law enforcement so far.gov/the-press-office/2013/04/15/statement-president 110 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.whitehouse. http://www. April 16. Assistance from the public remains critical in establishing a timeline of events. . And they are on site working as we speak.gov/the-press-office/2013/04/16/statement-president 453 http://www. TIPS: Call 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324) & choose prompt #3. It is paramount to explain the FBI and our JTTF451 role to a greater extent—the volume of tips we have received and reiterating the resources we provide. April 15.Statement by President Obama. which leads to swift conclusion through due diligence and strong investigative activity. 451 452 JTTF = Joint Terrorism Task Force. That e-mail for Tips is the one which bounced when I tried to send them links to almost 200 photos.gov Latest Updates: Follow @Boston_Police on Twitter for ongoing public safety updates. We have staffed our 1-800-CALL-FBI tip line and we continue to encourage individuals to contact that line with any additional tips. We have received voluminous tips over the last 18 hours since the incidents.

2013  201304017 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. bad weather any of those places. April 15 Overview: • April 15. 2:50 pm EDT. MA • Midwest Spring Flood Season ‘13 – Monitoring Significant Weather: Severe thunderstorms and flash flooding – Southern/Central Plains to Upper Mississippi Valley Freezing rain – Upper Mississippi Valley/Great Lakes Heavy snow– Rockies to Upper Mississippi Valley Red Flag Warnings & Critical Fire Weather Areas: AZ. of interest to me. in Evansville Indiana (SW corner of the state).111 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM FEMA April 17 info (3 Apr 22 B) FEMA comes out with a daily report each morning around 8.6 Papua New Guinea Explosions – Boston MA. I see:      3 confirmed dead 176+ injured/hospitalized Update on temporary shelters Add to list of gov agencies taking whatever action. Below I copy-paste content of this report. can disrupt the network. day job with a company network which stretches north to Chicago area.30 am. or anywhere in between. to identify any new or corrected info. Here is their report two days after the Boston Bombings.scribd. and North Central Indiana. Significant Events: • Explosions – Boston. April 17.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . with sites in East Central Illinois.pdf Comparing what FEMA said April-17 morning with their April-16 version. other agencies reporting higher number of injured Critical Infrastructure Impact: • Boston Logan Airport open but remains on heightened security • Boston Metro resumed service on all lines. with exception of Copley Station State/Local Response: 111 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Wednesday. MA EOC reports 176 injured and hospitalized. two explosions occurred near finish line of Boston Marathon ▲ 3 confirmed fatalities. CA. Continuing status of agencies on the list. NM & TX Earthquake Activity: M6. and the computer operations dependent upon it.

112 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM ▲ MA EOC returned to Level III (Partial Activation) at 7:00 a. so I am organizing that via a separate chapter from news media sources.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .000 feet ▲ National Targeting Center scrubbing all outbound flights from Boston and JFK for National security reasons • FBI is lead agency working together with Boston Joint Terrorism Task Force ▲ Port of Boston remains at modified maritime security (MARSEC) Level II Nasty weather threatening my area … high winds. monitoring only) in response to Explosions. Indianapolis Fairgrounds.FEMA: ▲ Region I RRCC transitioned to Level III (Virtual RRCC continues) • LNOs deployed to MA EOC ▲ Region I IMAT returned to Portsmouth. in some locations. has learned something since 9/11.scribd. 112 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. than in understanding what the hell happened. Federal Response .m. so American leadership. by no means all.m. After 9/11. supplied non-FEMA equipment to Boston law enforcement • US&R LNOs deployed to MA EOC • NRCC not activated ▲ NWC returned to Normal Operations at 5:00 p. Official sources day two (3 Apr 16) I consider information from the authorities to have a different level of reliability than information from the news media. There have been multiple press briefings & statements by:    Local/state/federal authorities Medical facilities Political leaders I have seen some of them. and trained in how to deal with a crisis. New Hampshire JFO ▲ US&R MA-TF1 available for deployment. or in helping with their future reelection. the authorities were more interested in calming the public. storm front. EDT ▲ MA National Guard remains on site with 2 Civil Support Teams ▲ All shelters have closed (MEMA) ▲ NJ and MD EOCs returned to normal operations. EDT on April 16 ▲ National IMAT White stood down • No additional requests for FEMA assistance Other Federal Response: ▲ Temporary flight restrictions remain in place in a radius of 1 nautical mile and from surface up to 2. and some other disasters. In this disaster. it is pretty obvious that the authorities are competent. TN EOC remains activated at Level IV (Localized Emergency/Enhanced.

but having a day job with a company network which stretches north to Chicago area. MA • Midwest Spring Flood Season ‘13 – Monitoring Significant Weather: • Winter weather – Western U. They cannot comment on specifics. I suspect it is a matter of priorities. can disrupt the network. and North Central Indiana. some gravely. (d) Government leadership appreciates the many stories they have heard about extraordinary kindnesses extended by Boston residents to the runners. (h) Police are now on 12 hour shifts. Significant Events: • Explosions – Boston. and the flow of info. Here is their report the morning after the Boston Bombings: FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Tuesday. where it goes from hospitals to multiple locations.S. or anywhere in between. including the Mayor’s office. (j) Prayers and Thoughts with the victims of all this.pdf Below I am copy-pasting content of this report. then from Mayor to multiples. yet. (i) Many questions cannot be answered yet.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .g. (e) Both Civilians and First Responders rushed to help victims.scribd. (g) There are no suspects. includ ing police. which are active and very fluid. We need to work out how local residents & workers (e. with any speculation. There are many people we are talking to. 113 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. April 16. immediately after the bomb blasts. and the computer operations dependent upon it. The authorities do not want to add to the misinformation. FEMA April 16 info (3 Apr 16) FEMA comes out with a daily report each morning around 8. to a support center to help them reunite with their families near the finish line. I saw at one of the press briefings that: (a) Busses are moving runners from where they ended up when the race was halted. with sites in East Central Illinois. We are in the very early stages of the investigation. bad weather any of those places.30 am. (f) Over 100 injured. living in Evansville Indiana (SW corner of the state).113 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Data from hospitals is higher than data from police. (b) National Guard is securing the cordoned off crime scenes around where the bomb blasts occurred. or data from the investigations so far. (c) There will be heightened vigilance for everyone the next day. and where suspected secondary devices were found. at the hotels) can get essential access. of interest to me. 2013  201304016 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. These vital downtown Boston scenes are not accessible to normal traffic.

3 Oklahoma. April 15 Significant Event: • April 15 at 2:50 pm EDT. NJ. M7. with the exception of Copley Station • Cellular service is operational. two explosions occurred near the finish line of the Boston Marathon • Boston Police confirmed that no additional explosive devices were found • Department of Health & Human Services reports at least 137 injured admitted to local hospitals • Boston Police Department confirms 3 fatalities Critical Infrastructure Impact: • The Boston Logan Airport is open & on heightened security • The Boston Metro resumed service on all lines. &TN • Numerous cities & mass-transit systems have implemented heightened alert & security measures Region I • Region I RRCC is at Level II (Partial Activation) with ESFs 1.S. DCE. NM & TX • Space Weather: No space weather storms observed or predicted Tropical Activity: No activity threatening U. territories Earthquake Activity: M4. 13. & American Red Cross • LNOs deployed to RRCC and MA EOC • Region I IMAT staged at RRCC Maynard • MATF-1 available & ready to deploy if needed • No requests for FEMA assistance have been received at this time FEMA HQ Response • NRCC is not activated • FEMA National Watch Center is activated at an Enhanced Watch • F2 is on site at the Unified Command Post at the Westin Hotel in Boston. limited due to congestion • Boston’s Back Bay along Boylston St. closed to traffic. MD. limited to law enforcement only State/Local Response: • MA Emergency Operations Center remains at a Level 2 (Full Activation) • MA National Guard has 634 personnel and 2 Civil Support Teams on-scene • Of three temporary shelters.8 Iran Declaration Activity: None Explosions – Boston MA. Boston remains open with unknown occupants • The following States have activated EOCs. CO. 10. MA • FEMA IMAT Team White is on Alert • No requests for assistance have been received at this time 114 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. 8.114 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM • Slight risk for severe thunderstorms – Central/Southern Plains & Ohio/Tennesee Valleys • Red Flag warnings & Critical Fire Weather Areas: AZ.scribd.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .

and blogs. shared Attorney General Eric Holder’s st atement on the attack. 454 455 http://www. and. Like anyone.115 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Other Federal Responders • FAA established a Temporary Flight Restriction around the affected area (initially 2 nm. QUOTE:454 With respect to Boston. is Lawfare. now 1 nm) • Federal Protective Services are restricting access and enhancing security at all nearby federal facilities • FBI is working with Boston Police on the investigation • TSA reports increased vigilance at airports within a 50 mile radius • US Coast Guard at MARSEC II. Unofficial Sources (3 Apr 22) The news media appears to be ill-equipped to cover some events. Unfortunately I find myself sometimes moving sources from one category to another. and Ritika and Susan dug up some background materials about Chechnya and Kyrgyzstan. which may impact my residential area. during Friday’s manhunt and lockdown of the Boston area. and is headed towards the US East Coast. while some provide info from the other end of the horse than the horse’s mouth. posted our list of Twitter sources and other essential news once more. some news media. my day job company network. with heavy rain. As Friday’s events unfolded. In my opinion. Other parts of the nation also have weather-related problems. Ben offered some brief thoughts on the suspect’s arrest. but are ethnically Chechen. to be followed by the usual flooding.456 They warn that some of the info communicated could later be shown to be incorrect. we compiled reliable Twitter sources in the immediate aftermath of the bombing. Social media includes similar failings. has two boats/law enforcement teams on the Charles River There’s another band of severe thunderstorms. Media sources Apr-20 day-6 (3 Apr 22) One of the places still on my “excellent job list”. Apr 20 they gave a roundup for the week. in the early days of the news.455 and a list of news media with relevant stories. The two bombing suspects reportedly lived for a time in the latter.com/2013/04/the-week-that-was-all-of-lawfare-in-one-post-2/ http://www.com/2013/04/the-best-twitters-sources-from-the-boston-marathon/ 115 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. social media. UNQUOTE Media sources Apr-19 day-5 (3 Apr 22) Lawfare has collected twitter feeds from Boston.scribd. there is also risk of bias distorting how information is communicated.lawfareblog.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . do an excellent job.lawfareblog.

too. Times main story Washington Post main story Boston Globe main story Boston Globe map of manhunt locations Boston Globe profile of the suspects RT (Russian bilingual news) profile of the suspects. 456 http://www. copied from Lawfare:                    New York Times main story New York Times Lede Blog.) The account apparently includes links to videos by a radical Islamists.’” The Wall Street Journal Law Blog has this item on Graham’s comments.” Graham went on. Senator Lindsey Graham’s call.lawfareblog. Slate also has coverage on the Youtube account. for six months. to hold the Boston bombing suspect as an “enemy combatant for intelligence gathering purposes. and killed this morning during a shootout with Boston police. (A person by that name was suspected of involvement in the bombings. and that both Tamerlan and Dzhokhar remain Russian citizens. along with explanations of why this may not be legally possible—and why Miranda might not be such a problem. Tamerlan. a live blog account of events surrounding the manhunt L. via Twitter. a Russian newspaper. of American citizenship. the father of the still-at-large suspect talked with his son about the bombing earlier this week BuzzFeed profile of the suspects New York Times profile of the suspects.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . “is [sic] read Boston suspect Miranda Rights telling him to ‘remain silent. last September. and second. According to the piece. just after the bombing. that he spoke to the elder. Slate has an English-language summary here.116 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM News Links. In the piece. Anzor says that his sons were framed. has this interview with Anzor Tsarnaev. [In Russian but translatable via Google.” ”The last thing we may want to do. that Tamerlan was happily married to an American woman before his death. Izvestia.com/2013/04/good-twitter-sources-on-the-ongoing-boston-marathon-bombingmanhunt/ 116 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.scribd. NBC New York’s report to the effect that Tamerlan Tsarnaev traveled to Russia last year. Boston Police giving live update here AP reports suspects spent the night in Honda CRV NPR’s round up on information on suspects Much-discussed CBS News interview with suspects’ uncle.] Reason magazine connects two Lawfare-relevant dots: one. Ruslan Tsarni Eli Lake’s Daily Beast article regarding a Youtube account belonging to one Tamerlan Tsarnaev. in reality. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s reported acquisition. father of the two bombing suspects and a resident of Dagestan.A. via New York City.

and where more info.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .lawfareblog. some TV news showing what the anchor said was happening “right now” and it was broad daylight in Boston (one time zone away). I watched (from my SW Indiana location) during the wee hours.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/4/15/ boston_marathon_expl.html 459 http://www.117 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Media sources Apr-18 day-4 (3 Apr 22) Here’s Lawfare’s roundup of what we thought we knew at this point. Media sources Apr-16 day-2 (3 Apr 18) Here is where I got new info on April 16.             457 458 ABC Anderson Cooper 360 on CNN Bay News 9458 BBC in Britain459 BIT Bloomberg Boston dot com460 Breaking News461 CBS Chicago Tribune462 CNN Cryptome gruesome pictures463 http://www.breakingnews.com/Event/Live_blog_Explosion_in_Copley_Square 461 http://www.baynews9. showing us what is going on “live” is obviously misrepresented “taped.boston.” For example.co.com/news/chi-boston-marathon-explosion-20130415.641755.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article. not properly labeled as such.com/item/ahZzfmJyZWFraW5nbmV3cy13d3ctaHJkcg0LEgRTZWVkGM6qvQ 4M/2013/04/15/boston-hospitals-report-more-than-100-being-treated-after-marathon-exp 462 http://www.bbc.uk/news/world-22161572 460 http://live.scribd.com/2013/04/todays-headlines-and-commentary-406/ http://www.story 463 150 photos by Aaron "tango" Tang via Flicker 117 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.chicagotribune. Some TV news media.0.457 Media sources Apr-17 day-3 (3 Apr 20) April-17 sources for me included:  BIT  CNN  Fox  MSNBC Also see footnotes citing sources. so this was obviously a rerun of earlier news.

co.com/news/bay-city/index.independent.com/photos/hahatango/sets/72157633252445135/with/8652877581/ I sent these links to FBI in my installment I.kltv.fema.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .nz .flickr.co.118 2013-0371.co.htm Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Boston Bomb Blasts 2 Vivid Non-Commercial Boston Bomb Blasts                Emergency e-mail alerts464 FEMA465 FMC Fox HNN Independent (in Britain)466 KLTV467 KMOV (St Louis Missouri)468 MLive469 MSNBC National Review470 NBC471 o Do you know a Boston hero? Tell NBC News o Who is the hero in the cowboy hat at the finish line? New York Daily News472 News 3 (Kalamazoo Michigan)473 One news (New Zealand)474 http://www.uk/news/world/americas/boston-marathon-explosions-eyewitness-reports8574241.com/blogs/dailypolitics/2013/04/boston-marathon-the-political-world-reacts http://live.nbcnews.nbcnews.emergencyemail. 464 465 http://www.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013.uk/news/world/americas/boston-marathon-bombs-pressure-cookers-filled-withball-bearings-and-nails-were-used-for-explosions--to-inflict-maximum-damage-8574228.nydailynews.shtml 474 http://tvnz.or on Twitter @ONENewsNZ 118 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.gov/ 466 http://www.html 469 http://www.com/video/nightly-news/51549843/#51549843 http://usnews.independent.nydailynews.com/news/features/featured/stories/report-8-hospitals-treating-140-patients-boston473.news@tvnz.com/story/21982414/2-dead-64-hurt-from-boston-marathon-bomb-blasts 468 http://www.com/Event/2013_Boston_Marathon_live_blog_2 473 http://wwmt.com/news/national/Boston-Marathon-bombings-Person-of-interests-apartmentsearched-203184581.html 470 http://www.org/newsemergency/anmviewer.asp?a=2796&z=34 http://www.scribd.nationalreview.kmov.mlive.html http://www.co.htm 2013-0370.com/corner/345645/boston-marathon-updates-nro-staff 471 http://www.html 467 http://www.com/video/nbc-news/51552509/ http://www.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767721-investigators-believe-boston-bombs-werepressure-cookers-hidden-in-backpacks-officials-say?lite 472 https://www.nbcnews.nz/world-news/three-dead-over-100-injured-in-boston-marathon-blasts-5407558 One News seeks info from witnesses: Were you or people you know in Boston at the time of the explosion? Contact ONE News .

voanews.usatoday.com/article/2013/04/16/us-usa-explosions-boston-hospitalidUSBRE93F04O20130416 http://www.html 479 http://www.washingtonpost.org/wiki/Boston_bombing 481 http://wqad.org/newsemergency/anmviewer.660news.com/blogs/early-lead/wp/2013/04/15/explosions-at-boston-marathon-finishline/#liveblog-entry-11444 119 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com/topic/3866dc7c-a99b-426d-84bc-84fd84d819d2/boston-marathon-explosions/ http://www.hlntv.com/ 484 http://www.com/story/news/nation/2013/04/15/explosions-finish-line-boston-marathon/2085193/ http://www.whbf.com/article/2013/04/15/live-blog-boston-marathon-explosions 485 http://www.com/story/21988574/boston-bombing-timeline 480 https://en.bostonglobe.wikipedia.emergencyemail.com/story/news/2013/04/16/obama-boston-marathon-bombing-remarks/2087565/ 478 http://www.reuters.nationalterroralert.com/content/live-updates-boston-marathon-explosions/1641943.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .119                           475 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Piers Morgan on CNN Social media Rachael Maddow on MSNBC Reuters475 Terrorism Headlines476 USA Today477 Voice of America478 WEHT (ABC affiliate in Evansville Indiana) WEVV (CBS affiliate in Evansville Indiana) WHBF479 Wikipedia480 over time is getting additions to their info collection WQAD481 660 Radio News482 Media sources Apr-15 day-1 (3 Apr 15) Boston Globe483 Chicago Tribune CNBC CNN Fox HLN484 MSNBC National Terror Alert485 NBC Wall Street Journal Washington Post486 WCVB Wikipedia http://www.reuters.scribd.com/2013/04/16/device-at-boston-marathon-was-in-metal-pressure-cooker/ 482 http://www.asp?a=830&z=1&ref=fem 477 http://www.usatoday.usatoday.com/ 486 http://www.com/2013/04/16/investigators-seek-suspects-motive-in-boston-bombings-thatkilled-3/ 483 http://www.com/article/2013/04/16/us-usa-explosions-boston-idUSBRE93F06T20130416 476 http://www.

org/EN/Issues/Terrorism/Pages/SRTerrorismIndex. under the laws of war. It remains to be seen whether rulings by any foreign courts will have any impact on the USG488 contention. not just drones. said: “If it is lawful for the U S to drone-kill alleged al-Qaeda associates wherever they find them. except under much much tighter rules than those used today. and US domestic authority.120 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Immediately before event discovery (3 Apr 15) I was working on an update to a thread on Drone-List487 about the latest news out of Pakistan. Everyone wants to turn their head away and not look at the awful carnage of innocents.[1] consider how much technology.stanford. Meanwhile. In an interview with CNN. and there have been a series of court cases to try to establish a precedent for drone strikes being illegal. So also is the Drone War. so I wrapped up my post. or whether the UN will do anything of substance from the UN investigations. Mr Emmerson.” As usual.ohchr.[2] The previous 29 page UN report on targeted killing.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . is not yet up to the scale of WWs. but now it is UN spokesperson official.stanford.uk/news/worldnews/al-qaeda/9994280/US-drones-programme-risks-legalisingal-Qaeda. USG & UKG489 487 https://mailman.telegraph. let alone acknowledge that our leaders condone and approve this. then it is also lawful for al-Qaeda to target US military or infrastructure wherever (militants) find them. [2] http://www. [1] http://afgeneralcounsel.edu] On Behalf Of Al Mac Wow Sent: Monday. was treated by the USG as an academic exercise with zero meaning for US drone policies. the latest UN conclusion is that the USG is in the process of legalizing terrorism.mil/2013/04/14/looking-back-100-years-to-wwi/ http://thediplomat. has evolved in the interim. Here is that post: From: drone-list-bounces@lists. 2013 3:24 PM To: 'drone-list' Subject: Re: [drone-list] Pakistan / anonymous drone killers As we approach the 100 year anniversary of the outbreak of WW I. I was skimming the news media to see if there was anything else relevant worth adding. The USA contends that all of its drone strikes are legal.edu [mailto:drone-list-bounces@lists.stanford.edu/mailman/private/drone-list/ go back to Feb 2012.aspx [3] http://www. and turned my attention to this other topic. Other nations disagree. the UN’s special rapporteur on counter terrorism and human rights.dodlive. The Great War is like an ugly bug.scribd. when I saw the news about Boston.html 489 UKG = United Kingdom Government. 120 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. April 15.com/the-naval-diplomat/2013/04/12/an-ominous-centennial-world-war-i/ 488 USG = United States Government. and international law. in the Drone War. The death toll.stanford.edu/mailman/listinfo/drone-list The group’s message archives https://mailman.[3] This is a threat many people have observed as a risk of USG drone and assassination behavior.co. while both are mind-boggling.

lawfareblog.[9] the Express Tribune.[6] A political leader. but this is not legal for other actors to use the same kind of behavior.” If true.com.com/2013/04/14/magazine/raymond-davis-pakistan. soliciting more recruits for militant organizations interested in attacking USG interests. which apparently can do nothing to identify and curb abuses. cannot consent to drone strikes against its people by a foreign power.guardian.[8] The News International.scribd.ir/usdetail/298302.[10] and The Nation[11] have more on the latest proceedings. Congress.com/2013/04/14/world/asia/pakistan-swat-valley-school/index.co.html [3] http://www.cnn.[4] Also.pk/2013/04/15/news/national/us-drones-fuel-radicalisation-report/ http://us.nytimes. The CIA490 is an agency which is not in any department. a drone strike was authorized “maybe two or three times only. whether elected officials consent to them or not. 491 ATF = US Alcohol Tobacco & Firearms. 490 CIA = US Central Intelligence Agency.[7] But Pakistan is also like the USA. Any such consent was therefore both illegal and unconstitutional.[5] Pakistan Latest (3 Apr 15) Ex-President of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf revealed that he had given permission to the USA for a handful of drone strikes. because collectively some of them are more powerful than the courts. It would appear that the same kind of reality may exist in Pakistan.com/2013/04/ex-pakistani-president-admits-to-consenting-to-u-s-drone-strikes/ http://www. president.presstv. dictatorships like Iran.[3] “only on very few occasions. parliament. where the target was absolutely isolated and had no chance of collateral damage. Pakistani newspapers Dawn.thenews.com. then within the departments there are agencies. There is a division of powers between the courts.pakistantoday.html?_r=0 See end of March 14 D news & politics. The chief judge of Peshawar’s High Court stated that drone strikes are illegal.pk/Todays-News-2-170939-PHC-reserves-verdict-in-drone-attack-case 121 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. or a dictator. are provided with lots of ammunition for propaganda to their people about the Great Satan.[12] [4] http://www.lawfareblog.com/2013/04/12/phc-reserves-verdict-in-drone-attack-case/ [9] http://www. and government agencies like the military and intelligence community. This verbal war of legal interpretations is on top of the blow-back of USG drone attacks on innocent civilians.” He also said that when the Pakistani army couldn’t get to a target. he is talking about maybe 1% of the drone strikes.121 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM spokespersons say that it is legal for governments to kill anyone they please.uk/world/2013/apr/12/musharraf-admits-permitting-drone-strikes [6] http://www. within Pakistani legal system. or the administration. [8] http://dawn.com/2013/04/ex-pakistani-president-musharrafs-authority-shot-down-not-by-adrone/ [7] https://www. The US constitution says we have 3 branches of government.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . They are subdivided into departments.html?hpt=hp_c4 [5] http://www. like ATF 491 exporting army weapons to Mexican drug cartels. The USA needs to learn from this system. Some pundits have said that US government agencies are like a 4th branch of government. leaving out the Sharia law part.

We have seen in other recent news that there is a verbal war between the State Dept and the Defense Dept regarding whether the American Ambassador to any nation has the authority to order the CIA or military to cease and desist from any drone strikes in that nation. 122 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. buried in USG secrecy classifications that not even an Inspector General [10] [11] http://tribune. [17] http://www.scribd.com/2013/04/ex-pakistani-president-musharrafs-authority-shot-down-not-by-adrone/ [13] http://www.[20] The apparent anonymity of nation behind drone attacks.[17] because of the accusation that British Intelligence played a role in advising the USA where to do drone strikes.peshawarhighcourt. as well as whether the Pakistani Air Force could shoot down drones.uk/press/2013_04_11_drones_illegal_pakistan_judge/ [15] http://www.org.  Mass murder of first responders rushing to the aid of survivors of those attacks.lawfareblog.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .[16] There is also a similar court case going thru the British courts. working for the CIA or military.org.pk/story/534374/unmanned-predators-phc-reserves-judgment-in-drone-strikes-case/ http://www.  USG effectively holding up middle finger to Supreme Courts of other nations.[19] based in Britain. [19] http://reprieve.com/2013/04/lawfare-podcast-episode-28-a-panel-discussion-on-lethalautonomous-weapons/ [21] NATO and the UN are among non-nation actors operating drones.org. and to International Courts of Human Rights.com. [21] or operators of those drones (often private contractors. Background info on Reprieve:[18] Reprieve.uk/cases/2012_03_28_noor_khan/ [16] See Part V on Sunday March 14. Fears (3 Apr 15) Here are links to a Georgetown National Security Law Society panel discussion on the use of lethal weapons which are autonomous (they kill without a human in the loop).122 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Pakistani Chief Justice Khan[13] heard arguments about whether American diplomats or CIA officials could be held personally liable for murder.lawfareblog. This case was brought over the bus station attack.scribd.php [14] http://www.reprieve.pk/J_dost_muhammad_khan.com/doc/134406078/Drone-Ed-Al-Mac I am working on expanding my research backgrounders. promotes the rule of law around the world.org.nation. The Reprieve case[14] will be decided next week. It is unfortunate that American law sees nothing wrong with  Mass murder of innocent civilians via government drones.com.uk/ [20] http://www.gov.uk/press/2012_03_12_UK_drones_legal_challenge/ [18] I copy-pasted this from my Drone Education Controversies http://www.pk/pakistan-news-newspaper-daily-english-online/national/11-Apr-2013/droneattacks-affecting-common-man-cjphc?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+pakistan-news-newspaper-dailyenglish-online/24hours-news+%28The+Nation+:+Latest+News%29 [12] http://www.reprieve. and victim families include British citizens.[15] which I compared to Ok City.reprieve.

com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Nations need to get their national defense act together before the Taliban and other similar adversaries have them.popsci. if my footnote citations don’t come thru.1 [22] So far.  No doubt this will get thousands of times more media coverage than the killing of innocents by USG drones. http://www. Nations need to improve their ability to shoot down any drone which does not yet have Air Traffic Control (ATC) permission to be in the air space it has been found in.com/news/2013/apr/14/nyc-agrees-pay-occupy-wall-street-232000-booksdes/ 123 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Eastern Time.com/robotics/2009/09/new-group-aims-to-curb-military-use-of-robots.123 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM can penetrate).net/2012/11/dod-directive-on-autonomy-in-weapon-systems/ http://icrac.arabtimesonline. The issue is not IF they are going to get them.com/doc/115182066/Drone-Robots-Al-Mac [26] 493 http://abcnews. [27] http://www. is going to make it harder and harder for courts to hold anyone accountable. Pakistan is under almost daily bombardment by both the USG and US’s enemies. but the victims can’t tell much difference between the two. Al Mac = Alister William Macintyre Linked In: http://www.com/NewsDetails/tabid/96/smid/414/ArticleID/195184/reftab/36/Defau lt. there are a hell of a lot more killed by terrorist and suicide bombers.html [25] http://www. I uploaded version 0.dodlive. As usual.linkedin. 494 OWS = Occupy Wall Street.com/in/almacintyre Google Plus: https://plus. and use them.com/Sports/wireStory/explosions-boston-marathon-finish-line-18960342 NYC = New York City. Breaking other news: [26]  2 explosions at finish line of Boston Marathon. which is just before 2 pm my Central Time.go.tmcnet.washingtontimes. and the USAF492 ethics blog.net/2011/12/new-scientist-campaign-asks-for-international-treaty-to-limit-war-robots/ http://www.com/u/0/108007903544513887227/about Revision notes (3 May 10) The bombings occurred moments before 3 pm March-15. 493  NYC agrees to pay OWS494 for the destruction of private property by the [27] police.aspx 492 USAF = United States Air Force. then watched TV for a while. then wrote up some notes.com/military-aviation-amp-space/article/2009-09/no-nuke-or-space-military-botspleads-arms-control-committee http://blog.mil/2013/04/15/ken-anderson-on-law-and-ethics-for-autonomousweapon-systems/ [24] http://icrac. [23] http://afgeneralcounsel. but WHEN they will get them. let me know so I can forward them.[22] Lawfare.google.scribd. 2013. Hezbollah is the only officially non-state actor operating drones. occasionally write about the autonomous threat.[23] which ICRAC (International Committee for Robot Arms Control)[24] and others[25] have been warning about for some time. Pakistan statistics show that for every 1 innocent civilian killed by USG drones. I learned about them an hour later.scribd. A little after 8 pm my time.

There are also footnotes in brackets from the copies of the e-mails I sent the FBI.498 The footnotes in brackets are from the drone news I was following right before I found out about the Boston news.1 3 Apr 16 = info found. Chapter header parentheses (3 Apr 16)     3 Apr 15 = info found 2013 April 15. Other content in my Scribd Critical Infrastructure collection497 includes:  Economy disaster. so that while I have added lots of info since prior sharings of my notes. people who seek redress of their grievances through a broken international law court system. explaining series of crises.scribd.124 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM of these notes495 to Scribd Critical Infrastructure collection. or updated 2013 April 16. I also added some uploads from other people about the Boston Marathon 2013 Bombing. work.scribd.com/collections/4108500/Critical-Infrastructure 497 http://www.  Weather Science in Haiti. Y MMM DD then letter B = info found that day.com/doc/136251735/President-Obama-Boston-marathon Proclamation to fly the flag at half staff thru April-20. not via war. other topics. and shared in upload of version 0. due to pipeline infrastructure falling apart. AFTER share-A of a version Y MMM DD then letter C = info found that day. because it is too soon to know if there is a relationship between:  Reasons given for the Boston Bomber attacks.scribd.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac http://www. but I have managed to get distracted by life.  Solution Ideas = collection of proposed solutions to random problems.com/collections/4108500/Critical-Infrastructure 498 http://www.  Reasons why the USA is angering a lot of people all over the world. There has continued to be an outpouring of info about the topic.scribd.496 and to CollectionDisasters on Google. 124 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. how come?  Epidemic of USA gas explosions. I know that they are far from complete in multiple areas.scribd. AFTER share-B of a version. I left it in here.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Footnotes in Brackets (3 Apr 18) 33 = 0 + 6 + 27 Missing 1 = Al to FBI II 6 = Al to FBI I 27 = Al to Drone List 495 496 http://www.

planning to add details later … I may add a symbol after date of last update. with this doc (3 Apr 22) News is coming in much faster than I can absorb it & include in my notes. not yet updated into this doc. and restructure what I have. I have moved them so they are grouped closer together. and hunger for new info perspectives. Later.  I have created some almost empty chapters.  I also need to go thru all my notes.  Preventable Incident? Indications yes & more to come to that perspective. 499 I have organized my G+ followers into categories of mutual interests.  Threads major – additions to about 1/3 of them. Version sizes (3 May 11) I will probably share updates of this with the following Google Plus circles: 499 current events. instead of having them in sections by each day new pictures.  Questions Unanswered revised. medical.  Time Line … additions to ¾ of the stages.scribd.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . which is at an equivalent level of seriousness from a National Security perspective. Often there is fast breaking news on topics which later turn out to be totally unrelated. first responders. 125 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.  Suspects info now known – much more added. security. so it is better organized.2:  Adjustments to introductory info.  I plan to move my media sources. From time to time I need to stop.  Key Names significant growth across the alphabet.125 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM What I need to do soon. parenting. assuming I want to keep my notes. for a table-of-contents reminder to me. maybe word of e-mouth.  Source info – lots from FEMA added. military. what I intended to get back to. also PUBLIC. I need to restructure them also. I have scribbles all over the place. legal implications. I can separate the stuff into relevant documents.31 with the following additions and updates since version 1. I suspect popularity reads rate is not how much I got done version to version.  Authorities links expanded. or rethink this document. so they are all in one chapter.  Some chapters are getting to be many pages. but time of day. uploading version 1. what is not. so it is convenient for me to keep in one document my notes on what’s happening contemporaneously. But we don’t know early on in investigations what is related. There are also some relevant Google communities. Heads up for social media pals. after next edition uploaded: Almost 1 month later.

 126 pages thru start of latest revision statistics (that’s 25% growth since prior share 2/3 of a month earlier)  533 (500+33) footnotes (205 growth)  1. Boston plans for re-opening impact zone.scribd. where some simple revisions in our infrastructure should provide massive mitigation across the board. At end of chapter headings is vintage how recently I updated them. and recent advances in computer technology. School Children Abductions.  Scribd shows 10k reads of all prior versions of this doc (it was ½ k as of prior version). Car Jack victim story. and so I am writing that up in my School Children notes.scribd. and day job responsibilities. Cyber Crime Epidemic.500 because I am getting a lot more info on the Ohio Cleveland Kidnap story. to improve Internet civil liberties.501 because once again I am seeing parallels in missed opportunities. to improve the Amber Alert response to abducted children.com/doc/119857289/Solution-Ideas 126 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. notice new chapters sections:  Extend Common Carrier. http://www. Apr 22-C = what I added to this afternoon.  Improve Info for Investigations – importance of authorities having a better understanding about Crime Enablers and Dirty Data. I expect in the near future to be uploading another revision of School Children Abduction Scandals. Apr 21 = what I added to yesterday. and there’s also other developments. latest additions:      500 501 What culprit charged with.com/doc/117284229/School-Scandals-and-Abductions http://www. Approx 1 week anniversary. and other modern day crises. Apr 22 = what I added to in wee hours.31 uploaded late nite May-11. thanks to distractions with real life. Version 1. between Boston Bombings. I believe we can learn from the Boston Bombing aftermath (sharing videos with FBI). 59K reads collectively of all that I have uploaded = 53 documents.8 Meg Doc. Smoking Gun evidence. In the next edition.126 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM I have fallen behind in digesting news on the Boston Bombing.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .scribd. I also expect in near future to upload another revision of Solution Ideas. Bombing victims all will recover. Apr 22-B = what I added to this morning.  Improving Technology to Improve Justice.

127     Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Lots additions to Time Line. prior day version.8 upload just before 8 pm my time (9 pm EDT) Apr 19 “B” or 102 hours after bombing: 72 pages.1 uploaded approx 2 am my time (3 am EDT) Apr 22 or I have messed up with my arithmetic. 398 footnotes (365+33). from earlier shares. with V 0. 15-16 17 18 19 20 21 is 6 days @ 24 hours. and from V 0. 569 PDF.0 uploaded approx 7 pm my time (8 pm EDT) Apr 21 or 125 hours after bombing: 88 pages. Version 0. 23 me. in early evening.8 having 19 in 4 hours or 5 an hour.2 got 35 reads in 12 hours or about 3 an hour.5 Meg Doc. earlier in day.9 to 1.4 meg Doc. morning version. Approx 15% increase vs. 335-337 Scribd reads during my replacing latest version. 101 pages. version. 375 others. Conspiracy Theories. 444 (411+33) footnotes. 451 others. approx 3 reads an hour overall. Scribd had 314-316 reads as I adjusted description. 1. 436=>439 Scribd reads as I replaced version. overall 3 an hour. 474 Scribd reads before and after I replaced version. 1. Approx 10% increase vs. V 1. with from V 0. 946k Doc. climbing again. overnite. And other topics.1 got 41 reads in 7 hours or about 6 an hour rate. 1. TOC is now 2 pages.9 uploaded just after 10 am my time (11 am EDT) Apr 20 or 116 hours after bombing: 83 pages. 1.7 had 23 reads in 18 hours. Version 1. 2 ½ pages TOC. 1. wee hours version. 342 others. 296 footnotes (263+33). earlier in evening version. Version 0. or it may just be time of day. TOC almost 3 pages.1 to 1. so 18 me. Perfect Crime explained vs. Version 1. 416 others. so it is now 156 hours since the bombing … let’s quit tracking this data point.8 to 0. 23 me. 358-360 Scribd reads as I replaced version. Version 1. 602k PDF. and 3 pm to 3 am is 12 hours. so 20 me. about 3 reads an hour. 1 meg Doc.7 upload just after 4 pm my time (5 pm EDT) Apr 18. Approx 5% increase vs. 626k PDF. and uploaded latest revision. 419 (386+33) footnotes. 127 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. prior day version. V0. 321 other people. Marginal increase vs. 393-395 Scribd reads as I replaced version. which is an increase to 3 an hour rate.3 Meg Doc.7 to 0.6 to 0. 668k PDF.28 Meg Doc. or 98 hours after bombing: 68 pages. 302 other people.2 uploaded approx 2 pm my time (3 am EDT) Apr 22 (close to the moment of silence). adjusted tags to include relevant geography and other info about the brothers Grimm. Approx 10% increase vs.9 getting 21 reads in 14 hours = 1 ½ an hour.0 got 33 reads in 9 hours. 503k PDF. 320 footnotes (287+33). 1.1: 92 pages.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .scribd. so 16 me. More known about suspects.0 to 1. so 14 me. Approx 5% increase vs. 363 footnotes (330+33). Version 0. 467k PDF. about 1 an hour.

TOC almost 2 pages. 786k Doc. 412k Doc.5 upload approx 4 pm my time (5 pm EDT) Apr 18.5 had 23 reads in 18 hours. 202 footnotes (175+27). 225 footnotes (198+27). Scribd had 250 reads before I uploaded this new edition. prior day version.1 and 0. prior day version. so 10 reads my total. 643k Doc. 245 by other people. about 1 an hour. 315k PDF. V 0. or about 3 an hour. or 80 hours after bombing: 61 pages. After uploading this. Scribd had 289-291 reads.502 I see 124 reads.5 to 0.3 had 48 reads in 13 hours. or 56 hours after bombing: 48 pages. 253 after both upload and adjust description. maybe 4 an hour overall. just after 3 pm my time = 31 pages. 54 footnotes (30+24).2 uploaded approx 25 hours after the bombing. approx 5 an hour overall. so 12 me. there had been 122 reads.1 launch approx 6 hours after the bombing = 9 pages. 81k PDF. or 32 hours after the bombing = 40 pages.128 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Version 0. Two are mine.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac 128 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. 502 http://www. prior day version. TOC just over 1 page. which I believe is a count of how many people have looked at it in the 19 hours it was there so far.6 had 11 reads in 6 hours. maybe 3 an hour overall.3 uploaded almost midnite my time April-16 evening.3 to 0. 535k Doc. 831k Doc. I had found out about it about 1 hour after it happened.4 upload almost midnite my time April-17 evening. 268 other people. 137k Doc. or approx 10 an hour. 389k PDF. from time of each upload so far. V 0. 267 footnotes (234+33). 385k PDF. Approx 20% increase vs. 192k PDF. or about 4 an hour. prior day version. Between uploading version 0. 249k PDF. 279 other people. of these research notes on Scribd. Version 0. Version 0.2.6 upload 11 pm my time (midnite EDT) Apr 18. Version 0. version. Five have been me. Version 0. or 74 hours after bombing: 58 pages. Approx 30% increase vs. 163 footnotes (136+27). Approx 200% increase vs. 255 footnotes (222+33). Approx 20% increase vs. about 2 an hour.2 to 0. in the evening. V 0. so 8 reads total by me. so that’s 172 reads by other people.4 had 73 reads in 24 hours. Marginal increase vs. V 0. That’s an average of approx 5 an hour overall. Scribd had 276-278 reads.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . the count was 177 reads of this at Scribd.scribd. earlier in day.4 to 0.scribd. 9 TOC. Version 0.

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