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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
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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

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

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

jsp?donateStep=2&itemId=prod10002 • Red Cross blood donations: http://www.gov Call 1-800-CALL-FBI Charities (3 Apr 26) After any major disaster. I personally go to an office of the 7 https://www.fbi.org/donating-blood 6 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.scribd. and not to help the people in need. 8 not to some crook claiming to be a representative of the Red Cross. for example.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .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. there are also a mountain of criminals claiming to be with some good cause to help the victims.fbi.org/donate/index. where the money is really going to go to the pockets of the crooks. so everyone needs to do due diligence. give to the Red Cross. Victims will be put in contact with the FBI Office for Victim Assistance.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. where our hearts pour out to want to help the victims. If you want to give to the Red Cross.redcross.gov/stats-services/victim_assistance/seeking-victim-information/assistance-for-victimsof-the-boston-marathon-bombings 8 • Red Cross Disaster Relief donations: https://www.redcrossblood.

9 III-B donating to charities with a paper trail to prove what they are doing. the years of mental health care they will need.com/group/scientistforhaiti/forum/topics/accountability-part-iiid-usa 15 https://www. but it probably is not enough for the horrific harm they have sustained.20 9 http://haitirewired.charitywatch.org/ 20 http://onefundboston.wired.19     The victims of these disasters may have had medical insurance.guidestar. to help the people most affected by the tragic events that occurred in Boston on April 15.14 including: Charity Navigator.gov/scams-safety/e-scams/e-scams 18 http://haitirewired. 10 with help from: charities listed by IRS and where they are allegedly incorporated. so I have latest stuff in trunk of car.wired.com/group/scientistforhaiti/forum/topics/accountability-part-iiia-usa http://haitirewired. and the various different kinds of crooks who want our money.fbi. and part II was on organizations which try to help charities improve their state of art. During the Haiti disaster. Part III is on distinguishing between legitimate representatives of legitimate charities. harm to their career possibilities. people might want to review the following installments:  Accountability Part III-A: USA Donors must Invest Wisely in Responsible Organizations introduction to part III. I published a guide in installments.16 and USA FBI list of common scams. where part I defined Accountability and where it is lacking. but not for a good cause.wired. and real charities doing a shoddy job. 2013.13 III-D USA Charity Rating Info Navigation. so donors know they have not cooked their books. Inc. With respect to Boston.bbb.org/the-charity-rater 17 https://www.org/ 13 https://www. learning how to function with artificial limbs.org/ 16 http://goodintents.12 a charity watchdog service whose purpose is to help donors make informed giving decisions. the Better Business Bureau has a Wise Giving Alliance to help donors make informed giving decisions.7 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Red Cross and give them a check.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .org/us/charity/ 14 http://haitirewired.wired. with their records shared with rating agencies.com/group/scientistforhaiti/forum/topics/accountability-part-iiib-usa 11 http://haitirewired.org/ 10 7 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://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.com/group/scientistforhaiti/forum/topics/accountability-part-iiic-usa 12 http://www. sometimes buy one of their first aid kits.com/group/scientistforhaiti/forum/topics/accountability-part-iiie-usa 19 https://www.scribd. regarding the sorry state of criminal charities getting tons of funds from the general public.17 III-E USA Good Intentions18 via Guide Star.charitynavigator.wired. Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Tom Menino announced the formation of The One Fund Boston.15 Charity Rater.

com/_news/2013/04/21/17841985-crowdfunding-raises-2-million-for-bostonvictims-critics-urge-caution?lite 23 https://www. explosions.com/news_opinion/local_coverage/2013/04/adidas_t_shirts_will_support_one_fund_bo ston 22 http://usnews.voanews. 800 Boylston Street #990009 Boston. MA 02199 Adidas is selling Boston T-Shirts. desiring for one of the stray bullets to hit you. Here is what you should do if you want to be safe.com/blog/archives/2013/04/about_police_sh.21 Here’s info on crowd funding.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.esquire.22 Protect yourself and family (3 Apr 21 B) If we are to believe the news media.schneier.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.23 Once you and your family have got to safety. 25 http://www.24 where Boston is located on continental USA.scribd. If you hear gunfire. a lot of people in Boston have had a death wish.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .nbcnews. with your camera or cell phone. Inc. you may call the police. and for people who flunk US geography. unless you have a death wish. where proceeds will go to support One Fund Boston.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.html http://www. to video what’s happening.html 8 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. do not run towards the sounds. Maps (3 Apr 22) Voice of America has map of where in Boston was the finish line for the Marathon.

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

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

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

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

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

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

which placed the boy’s life at risk from vigilantes.wikipedia.co. when she got killed.55 Some reports say that after the suspects killed the police officer.com/2013/04/18/report-mit-officer-fatally-shot-in-cambridge-massexplosives-found/ 56 http://usnews.bbc. for story threads. was a spectator of the race.scribd. Key Names (3 May 05) Certain names become central to the Boston Bombings. Krystle = age 29 lady.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. then get distorted information from converts. who was killed in a shootout with the suspects. 53 Bauman. Apr 18 evening.  Laptop. and subsequent investigations.html 55 https://en.nbcnews. they stole his police cruiser. Jeff = 27 year old wounded witness.  Time Line section.independent.nationalterroralert.co. Sean = age 26 MIT police officer.  Fact Checking. They can be used in News Search to get updated info.  Investigators. for some of the agencies involved in the big picture.uk/news/world/americas/boston-marathon-bombs-pressure-cookers-filledwith-ball-bearings-and-nails-were-used-for-explosions--to-inflict-maximum-damage-8574228. a restaurant manager from Boston suburb of Medford. Barhoun. Note chapters or sections on  Boston Hospitals.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. Campbell.54 Collier. but those who grow up outside organized religion. for sources of some of the updates. Salah = 17 year old falsely accused individual by amateur sleuths via crowd sourcing investigation.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .56 53 54 http://www. survived to identify one of the killers.uk/news/technology-22214511 http://www.com/news_opinion/local_coverage/2013/04/mit_cop_killed_was_born_to_be_a_police_ officer http://www.org/wiki/Boston_Marathon_bombings http://bostonherald.

com/_news/2013/04/19/17817173-one-boston-marathon-suspect-killed-secondsuspect-his-brother-on-loose-after-firefight?lite 59 http://www. Dias -. Zooey = falsely identified by Fox.yahoo. Kadyrov. ultimately leads to them getting arrested. Richard = Special agent in charge of the Boston FBI field office. as Boston Marathon Bomber suspect. Dzhokhar texts Kadyrbayev "Come to my room and take whatever you want. Deveau. See time line entries May-1 back to April-17.” What Kadyrbayev and other friends do about this.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.washingtonpost.com/blogs/sideshow/zooey-deschanel-boston-marathon-bombing-suspect-fail202412271. Edward = Watertown Police Chief.html 58 http://usnews. Key Names K+ (3 May 05) Kadyrbayev. Ramzan = President of the Russian Republic of Chechnya. from which the Tsarnaev suspects came.57 DesLauriers.nbcnews.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .58 Gupta. Deschanel.16 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Davis. Ed = Boston Police Commissioner. Dr Sanjay = CNN Chief Medical Correspondent … I trust him on medical matters.59 57 http://news.a friend of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev since the two enrolled together at the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth the same time in Fall 2011.scribd. far more than I trust the mob of talking heads on TV who have no medical credentials.

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

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

bloomberg. He lost both legs below the knee. and dropped a bag at his feet. Tsarnaev brothers (3 Apr 22) Wikipedia has a write-up on the Tsarnaev brothers. A man wearing a cap.yahoo.75 Bauman witness (3 Apr 20) Just before 3 p.com/bombing-suspect-uncle-had-falling-over-islam-162246172.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 19 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. his brother. Tsarni. Jeff Bauman was waiting among the crowd for his girlfriend to cross the finish line at the Boston Marathon. Jeff Bauman gave the FBI a description of the man he saw. Chris Bauman. He had a falling out with Tamerlan in 2009.html 75 http://news.com/metro/2013/04/18/mit-police-officer-hit-gunfire-cambridge-policedispatcher-says/4UeCClOVeLr8PHLvDa99zK/story. merges with what we already know 74 http://www. asked for a paper and pen and wrote. Tsarni said he then contacted a family friend who told him Tsarnaev had been influenced by a recent convert to Islam. Bauman’s information helped in vestigators narrow down whom to look for in hours of video of the attack.html 76 http://www. his brother said.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. when in a phone conversation Tamerlan said that he had chosen "God's business" over work or school. bloodied and ashen.wikipedia. looked right at me. tearing Jeff’s legs apart. the bag exploded.bostonglobe. “He woke up under so much drugs.com/news/2013-04-19/boston-bombing-victim-in-iconic-photo-helped-identifyattackers. sunglasses and a black jacket over a hooded sweatshirt looked at Jeff.77 Tsarnaev brothers came to America several years ago and were living in the Boston area. was broadcast around the world as he was rushed to Boston Medical Center.78 What the news media reports of their ancestry. saw the guy.scribd. he said. 27. said in an interview. Ruslan is an uncle to the Tsarnaev brothers. on April 15.76 Two and a half minutes later. ‘bag.m.’ While still in intensive care.html 77 https://en. A picture of him in a wheelchair.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .

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

See www.86   FBI charges against bomber Tsarnaev’s friends: Kadyrbayev-Tazhayakov-Phillipos (PDF 87 20 pages).gov/boston/press-releases/2013/suspect-in-boston-marathon-attack-charged-with-usinga-weapon-of-mass-destruction 87 I downloaded 2013-0447.85 ALERT-Boston is the city's emergency notification system [link] MBTA: Service (including bus. April 19.30 am.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. 2013. If you are at an MBTA station please do not congregate there.com for updates.91 Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion.scribd.mass. 83 84 http://www. train. and commuter rail) is suspended until further notice. with info on Boston Bombings.21        Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM http://cityofboston.89 Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion.gov/eopss/agencies/msp/ Federal agencies working this case  https://www.fbi.gov/oneboston http://www.cityofboston.aspx?id=6091 86 https://www. 2013 Boston Special Agent in Charge.fbi.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. 2013 Here is FEMA report for Friday April 19. April-21.gov/news/Default.90 and national weather forecasts. return home. Massachusetts State Government  http://www. April 19.cityofboston.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .scribd.aspx?id=6089 85 http://www.gov/news/default.92 and Bird Flu in China.pdf President Obama. with info on Boston Bombings.aspx?id=6079 http://www.gov/governor/  http://www. http://www.pdf calling my copy: FBI Boston Bomber Friends 2013 May 2.gov/  Criminal complaint (pdf) with April-22 charges against surviving suspect.” 90 My notes on this will be in the next edition shared of my US epidemic of critical infrastructure explosions. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Saturday.mbta.mass. April 20.gov/news/Default.cityofboston.fbi. 88 https://www. but I try to keep up on links to them. FEMA comes out with a daily report each morning around 8. Boston explosion updates88 I have not viewed all of the official reports.com/doc/114094060/Indy-Boom 21 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.cityofboston.  201304020 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. 2013.

with info on Boston Bombings. April 18.94  201304018 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. April 17.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .m. 2013 (1.) Statement by Attorney General Holder. 2013. 2013 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Tuesday.45 pm Apr-19.scribd.pdf Statement by President Obama. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Thursday. 2013 Picture of final suspect (3 Apr 20) Here is a picture from the FBI. morning after the Boston Bombings. 2013 Remarks by Boston Special Agent in Charge. April 16. 2013 (a.04 am) FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Wednesday. 2013 (p. April 16. http://www.pdf Boston Special Agent in Charge.com/doc/114094060/Indy-Boom 93 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 18 info. 2013. with lots of relevant info.” 92 22 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.” 94 My notes on this will be in the next edition shared of my US epidemic of critical infrastructure explosions. April 16. 2013.) Statement by President Obama. Remarks by Boston Special Agent in Charge. April 16. April 18. He is 91 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 19 info. with info relevant to the Boston Bombings. April 15. 2013 President Obama.95  201304017 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.93 Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion. of whom Boston authorities were hunting. http://www.” My notes on this will be in the next edition shared of my US epidemic of critical infrastructure explosions. 2013 Here is FEMA report three days after the Boston Bombings.” 96 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 16 info. until his capture just before 8.pdf FEMA on Massachusetts Explosion April 18.com/doc/114094060/Indy-Boom 95 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 17 info.pdf See chapter “Official sources day two” where I have extracted relevant details.97 Do not approach him. April 18.scribd.scribd. April 16.96  201304016 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.m.22  Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 201304019 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.

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

com/_news/2013/04/15/17767721-investigators-believe-boston-bombs-werepressure-cookers-hidden-in-backpacks-officials-say?lite 101 http://bostonherald. 100 http://www. #3.30 pm I tried to send some tips to the authorities = links to 200 Boston pictures. they are afraid to step outdoors.reuters. I suspect they are overloaded. because of many web sites targeting them. so suspects include ANYONE carrying a backpack.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. photos or video please call 1-800-225-5324.24  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. like it may be related to people who were planning something like this. look suspicious.gov/ anyone with any information.fbi. in the video now in retrospect. Boston Suspect Photo & Video Situation Page Link  The FBI now knows how large the bombs were. where some people. before they went off. where the people movements appear they are carrying something of sufficient mass to have been the bombs. which can help the investigation:100  Video taken of the areas where the bombs went off.fbi. Examples of Tips.scribd.com/article/2013/04/16/us-usa-explosions-boston-idUSBRE93F06T20130416 http://usnews. because they could not handle the volume.  Info about the attacks. Some such people may be totally innocent.nbcnews. other than what is being blasted all over the news media.  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.  Video taken.101 Although the FBI has exonerated them. how heavy.gov  FBI Tip Line: 1-800-CALL-FBI  FBI Website to report tips:  https://bostonmarathontips. just like after 9/11 when they had to throw away millions of tips. 5. before or after the bombing. which sounds suspicious.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .  Anyone who heard or saw anything. My communication bounced. April 16.

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

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

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

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

not connected to any organization which is a continuing threat.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index.gov/news/Default.131 The two men suspected in the Boston Marathon bombings were armed with a small arsenal of guns.toledoblade.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. Among other things.com/news/local-news/20130422-boston-suspects-arsenal-indicates-theyplanned-more-attacks-police-say. they seize BB's.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac ." 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.html 129 http://www. ammunition and explosives when they first confronted police early April-19. on the campus of the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth.scribd.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone.ece 133 http://www. just in case.html 130 http://www."129 Agents also scoured the brothers’ credit-card records and other material seized from their apartment and car for evidence of bomb components.128 The FBI searches Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's dorm room in Pine Dale Hall.cityofboston. However.nbcnews.29 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM alone.html 128 http://www.com/2013/04/21/news/nation/boston-police-commissioner-believes-suspectsplanned-other-bombings/?ref=latest 132 http://www.toledoblade. and shootings later in the week.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone.133 125 http://usnews.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. 126 It was just them two trouble makers.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone.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. investigators are continuing to search whether they had help or were operating in league with anyone else.com/_news/2013/04/21/17841985-crowdfunding-raises-2-million-for-bostonvictims-critics-urge-caution?lite 126 http://www. "a large pyrotechnic.html 131 http://bangordailynews.toledoblade.html 127 http://www. the backpacks used.aspx?id=6091 29 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. and were most likely planning more attacks.dallasnews.toledoblade. and other evidence tying them to the bombings last Monday.cnn. authorities said April-21.

scribd. Operating as quickly and seamlessly. Mayor Thomas M.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .” Mayor Menino said. The Boston Police Department will return personal items secured at the scene that have not been retained as evidence by the FBI.of our city team. 30 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.30 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Apr 21.” 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. Communications. 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. “Nearly a week ago our City took a deep breath and was forced to dive into a pool of uncertainty and fear. 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. and Counseling As this plan commences we will be respectful with all memorials and other personal effects left at the scene. Equipment and Expertise . The Five phase plan will commence when the scene is cleared by Federal Authorities and returned to the City of Boston. 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. their families and all of those impacted by last week’s tragic events . As we move toward re-opening we will continue to update the public on our progress and plans. 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. without bureaucracy for the business owners and residents who have also been affected by the attack on our City. “Friday as our officers reported to the world ‘we got him’. 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.

141 The impact area is currently an FBI crime scene.yahoo.mit.com/US/boston-bombing-suspect-dzhokhar-tsarnaev-conditioninterrogated/story?id=19009283&google_editors_picks=true 137 http://www.go.com/2013/04/federal-public-defender-to-represent-boston-marathon-suspectdzhokhar-tsarnaev/ 138 http://www.gov/news/Default. Here’s Lawfare QUOTE139 Here is the MIT student newspaper The Tech‘s report on last night incidents.html 141 http://www.aspx?id=6089 31 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.136 Federal Public Defender’s office says they will assign a lawyer for this guy.com/doc/136251735/President-Obama-Boston-marathon 139 http://www.com/2013/04/todays-headlines-and-commentary-407/ 140 http://tech.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.134 Apr 20 Sat (3 Apr 22 B) 2013 Apr 20 Saturday Dzhokhar A. and the City is providing support to the FBI as they secure this area. Anyone with counseling needs should contact the Mayor’s Health Line at 617 -534-5050.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.edu/V133/N19/policeman. 134 http://abcnews. so I’m going to leave that to the Twitter list and news links that Alan and Susan are running. 137 US Flag is to be flown at ½ mast thru April 20.scribd. in honor of Boston victims. Businesses affected can call or visit our Business Resource Center at the Park Plaza Hotel. 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. Tsarnaev is still alive.scribd.cityofboston.lawfareblog.go.com/blogs/lookout/boston-bombing-suspect-arrest-presents-intelligence-opportunitylegal-183858408.135 He is not yet in a condition where he can be questioned. 138 Morning after the running battles between suspects and police. 140 Too much is in flux to summarize the developments in Boston.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .html 136 http://abcnews.lawfareblog. Engineers are checking the structural integrity of buildings near the bombing scene before that area fully reopens.gov/oneboston or call our Mayor’s Hotline at 617-635-4500. and under heavy guard at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston.

com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/story. trash removal. including: 1. had a boat in their  142 http://news.html 144 http://www. for example.bostonglobe.142  Shortly before 8. Please take a moment to register by calling 617 635-4500.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main. If you need help securing reliable vendors. 3. Dzhokhar A.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .cityofboston. information is available at the City’s web site: www. lasting nearly two hours. 2. federal prosecutors stirred controversy in legal circles by refusing to grant Dzhokhar his Miranda rights against self-incrimination. so that we can have the best information to reach you quickly. of Cambridge was apprehended in Watertown.com/Event/Live_blog_Explosion_in_Copley_Square http://www. We will be taking steps to secure the public safety. Please monitor the news closely for updates on when the crime scene is released.boston. Tsarnaev. etc. and begin lining up their services. who had left their home after the curfew was lifted. citing public safety concerns.45 pm. Ensuring that all buildings are structurally sound. suspected of being responsible for the Boston Marathon Bombings.gov and on Twitter @NotifyBoston. the City will move quickly to ensure that the area is safe for residents and businesses to return.yahoo. construction. and for residents to return to their homes. the City will have some lists available. 7 pm: Shots reportedly fired at 67 Franklin St. In addition. in Watertown. Apr 19 Fri Suspect Captured (3 Apr 22 C) 2013 Apr 19 Friday Immediately after Dzhokhar’s capture. Once we have established that these important public safety issues are resolved.com/blogs/lookout/boston-bombing-suspect-arrest-presents-intelligence-opportunitylegal-183858408.32 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM As soon as we receive clearance from the FBI. 2.144 One of the people. after a standoff with the police.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.html 143 http://live. 19.xml 32 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. board-up services.bostonglobe. Consider the types of services you may need from outside contractors.143 He is one of two brothers. provision delivery. What you can do right now: 1.scribd. Ensuring that streets and sidewalks are clean of equipment and debris and are safe for pedestrians. We thank you for your patience as we rebuild together. we will then provide a staggered schedule for limited access for inspectors and business owners to survey their property to ascertain readiness to reopen.

Do accept our condolences. Police had exhausted everything which could be done to find the guy. 6 pm: Police lifted the curfew.com/2013/04/19/cops-detain-2-men-investigate-suspicious-car-in-niagara-fallsny 149 http://www..bostonglobe. the police conducted a door to door search. The city had been on lockdown.bostonglobe. were stopped.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main. peeked inside.torontosun. with a banner reading “Boston Bombings represent a sorrowful scene of what happens every day in Syria.aljazeera.146 He lifted an edge.com/metro/2013/05/02/marathon-bombing-suspects-initially-planned-julyattack-officials-say/XSpTNQmjYMK8TCNUKjsh3K/story. The small town of Kafranbel in northern Syria sent condolences to the city of Boston after last Monday's bombing. way south of Boston. 149 What happened to Boston on April 15.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/story.xml 33 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. during the manhunt for the brother who had escaped on foot. did not find the suspect. from a fire fight with the police.html 147 http://www.33 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM back yard.152 145 http://www.” Pictures of this demonstration were posted on social media. Bostonians and other Americans responded with thanks of their own.151 7. happens to people every day in other nations. according to lawyer for the bomber’s friend.bostonglobe.bostonglobe.asp?a=2829&z=48 146 http://www. so there was now no further point to continue the constraints on the citizenry. rail).scribd.com/metro/2013/04/18/mit-police-officer-hit-gunfire-cambridge-policedispatcher-says/4UeCClOVeLr8PHLvDa99zK/story. with residents asked to remain indoors.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. saw a bleeding wounded man inside. so MBTA is now back in business.org/newsemergency/anmviewer.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .45 am: Evacuation begins at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth. The people in the Massachusetts car are not related to the Boston bombing manhunt. He backed away and called the police.html 152 http://www.bostonglobe. 147  Niagara Falls incident has been resolved.145 The cords securing it had been cut and there was blood near the straps.asp?a=2831&z=48 http://www.com/story/201304222133-0022692 151 http://www.html 150 http://stream. where Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was a student.org/newsemergency/anmviewer. During the lockdown. under a tarpaulin.148 MBTA was shut down.html 148 http://www. particularly in the Middle East and Asia.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/story.emergencyemail. transportation services inside the city.emergencyemail. and with other cities (air.

Massachusetts.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe. One of the suspects was apprehended and later pronounced dead at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He drives two or three streets away. MBTA Transit Police Officer Richard H. the suspects are in a gunfight with the police and throwing explosive devices at the police. in Cambridge. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Brighton.14 am: The police detonate a suspicious looking device at Charlesgate and Commonwealth Avenue. west to Watertown.cnn.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.xml 156 http://www. Not all of them detonate.xml 158 http://www.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.bostonglobe.159 19-year-old Dzhokar Tsarnaev drives off amid more gunfire. got out of the car.158 Fifteen police officers are treated at St.xml 154 http://www.153 7.bostonglobe. allowing police to determine the vehicle is in Watertown and eventually catch up to it.bostonglobe.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 160 http://www.160 153 http://www.156 So later the police back track the chase route.bostonglobe. 33.157 The brothers stopped near Dexter and Laurel streets. then dumps the car and runs into the darkness.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .154 3. which they think was left behind by the enemy.cnn.xml 155 http://www. with officers in pursuit.30 am: The police pursue the stolen SUV from Cambridge.html 159 http://www.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/story.20 am to 2.50 am: The police detonate a suspicious looking device. 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.bostonglobe.15 am: Police surround what is thought to be the Tsarnaev residence at 410 Norfolk St. for minor injuries suffered in the gunfight.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.cnn.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 157 http://www.34 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 7. according to hospital spokeswoman Jennifer Kovalich. and traded gunfire with police for several minutes. seeking to deal with any unexploded ordinance. Donohue Jr. 155 Apr 19 wee hours chases and battles (3 Apr 21) 1. in Boston. But the car jacked victim's cell phone is still in the SUV. at the intersection of Dexter and Laurel in Watertown. During the chase.scribd.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe. was wounded..

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

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

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

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

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

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

The morning after the bombing. which was 3 am Eastern. announce: anyone with any information. tried to pick up his girl friend’s car.nationalreview. 200 Late nite Apr 15-16 (3 Apr 19 C) 2013 April 16.m.203 198 http://www.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article. — NBC says Police have confirmed two explosives. Congress had a moment of silence to honor the Boston victims.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/4/15/ boston_marathon_expl. ATF and FBI hold news conference. #3. even though it was not yet fixed. and news personnel on the scene. While they acted as if this news was “live”. 2013  2 am my time. but they had some small pieces of info not previously in my notes.” according to MSNBC was stuff I already knew from other sources.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite 41 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. photos or video to call 1800-225-5324.199 9:30 a. many of the pictures of people being interviewed. outside hospitals etc.Officials from Boston.m. each of which contained BBs or ball bearings that functioned as shrapnel.com/news_opinion/local_coverage/2013/04/mechanic_suspect_was_in_rush_for_car_d ay_after_bombing 201 http://www. o Most of “what we now know. MSNBC gave a round-up of “what we now know”. . were daylight. .M. so I knew this had to be taped replay of some earlier broadcast. one of the young men.201  10:32 P.nationalreview.41   Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 9:45 a.FBI spokesperson Richard DesLauriers: "This remains a very active investigation" in multiple locations in and around Boston.html 200 http://bostonherald.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/4/15/ boston_marathon_expl. 2013 April 15  10:50 P.202  10:20 p.html 199 http://www. Sometime on Monday. Massachusetts. 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. CNN revises the number of injured up to 144.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article.m.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . CNN now reports that today’s bombing left at least 141 injured and three dead. "Voluminous" amount of tips have been received. later to be identified as one of the bombers.baynews9. about the Boston bombing.com/corner/345645/boston-marathon-updates-nro-staff 202 http://www.com/corner/345645/boston-marathon-updates-nro-staff 203 http://usnews.scribd.baynews9.nbcnews.M.

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

m.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/4/15/ boston_marathon_expl.215 Spokesman Ed Donovan said it is not unusual to expand or contract the security perimeters. 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.com/corner/345645/boston-marathon-updates-nro-staff 215 http://www.nationalreview.m.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article. Shortly after the explosions. the person said. near finish line of the Marathon.com/corner/345645/boston-marathon-updates-nro-staff 43 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. from near the bombing sites. outside of Boston.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . contrary to many fantasy stories in the news media.html 217 http://www. including one in Newton. 213 6:53 p.216  5:14 p. The Boston Globe reports that Boston hospitals are now reporting that more than 100 people are being treated after today’s explosions.nationalreview.baynews9.nationalreview.43 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Photos via Slate. UNQUOTE 2013 April 15  5:42 p. The New York Times reported QUOTE:214 The authorities also found a device at St. 5:26 p. James and Trinity Streets which did not explode.scribd.212 Five hours after blasts (3 Apr 21) 2013 April 15  7:18 p. and soon afterwards. The Secret Service says it has expanded its security perimeter at the White House following the events at the Boston Marathon.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/photography/2013/04/boston_marathon_explosions_two_ bombs_went_off_by_the_finish_line_photos.baynews9.html 213 http://www.com/corner/345645/boston-marathon-updates-nro-staff 214 http://www.m. — Flights resume at Boston's Logan airport. from around the time of the blasts.m.217 212 http://www. and two other devices were found.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/4/15/ boston_marathon_expl. CNN is now reporting the injury toll has reached 110. Secret Service shut down Pennsylvania Avenue outside the White House.m.html 216 http://www.

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

Smoking Gun video evidence (3 May 04) 2013 April 15  2. and the first explosion goes off within seconds (the one believed to have been triggered by his brother Tamerlan). bloodied and ashen.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index. and dropped a bag at his feet. away from the direction of the finish line.bloomberg.com/news/2013-04-19/boston-bombing-victim-in-iconic-photo-helped-identifyattackers. having left it on the ground where he had been standing.html 230 http://www. said in an interview. his brother. 232 228 http://www. saw the guy.45 pm approx: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is seen on camera. asked for a paper and pen and wrote. “He woke up under so much drugs. He walks away without his knapsack. was broadcast around the world as he was rushed to Boston Medical Center. Jeff Bauman gave the FBI a description of the man he saw. on April 15. A picture of him in a wheelchair. he said. 229 o He then can be seen apparently slipping his knapsack onto the ground." About 30 seconds before the first blast.html http://www.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index. 228 Two and a half minutes later.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .scribd. "in apparent bewilderment and alarm.231 o "He glances to the east and then calmly but rapidly begins moving to the west. Chris Bauman.cnn. 27.cnn. tearing Jeff’s legs apart. He has his right thumb hooked under his backpack strap.html 229 http://www. ‘bag. o He finishes the call.230 o Dzhokhar Tsarnaev stays at this location for about four minutes. looked right at me. Jeff Bauman was waiting among the crowd for his girlfriend to cross the finish line at the Boston Marathon.html 45 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. He stops in front of Forum.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.cnn.’ While still in intensive care.m.cnn. A photograph taken from the opposite side of the street shows the knapsack on the ground at Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's feet. walking toward the finish line. he lifts the phone to his head and speaks for about 18 seconds. looking at his cell phone and "once appearing to take a picture with it. Bauman’s information helped investigators narrow down whom to look for in hours of video of the attack. his brother said.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index.cnn. sunglasses and a black jacket over a hooded sweatshirt looked at Jeff." but not Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. He lost both legs below the knee.html 232 http://www. A man wearing a cap. He appears calm. site of the second explosion. "Virtually" everyone along Boylston turns toward the finish line.html 231 http://www. the bag exploded. and there's a phone in his left hand.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index.

site of second explosion.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite 238 http://usnews.nbcnews.nbcnews.html 240 http://www. Wave two leaves.234 It does not appear from the info provided so far.m.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite http://www.238 10:10 a.nbcnews.m. His winning time was 2 hours. Her winning time was 2 hours.240 10 a.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite http://www.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013. 2.com/news/bay-city/index. toward the Boston Marathon finish line. 25 seconds.mlive. 22 seconds.html 243 http://usnews.000 runners leaves in two waves. — Fifty-three wheelchair competitors start the 26.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index.m. — Fifty-one elite women runners set off. an explosion occurs in the location where Dzhokhar Tsarnaev had placed his knapsack.cnn.cnn. The pair walks east.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite 46 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.scribd.41 pm approx: Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are seen on camera standing about a half-block from Forum restaurant.2-mile race.html 241 http://usnews.42 pm approx: Tamerlan Tsarnaev begins walking toward the finish line again. 10 minutes.000 — begin their race.com/news/bay-city/index.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013.html 236 http://www.242 9:17 a.html http://www.html 235 http://www.cnn.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index.46 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM o Approximately 10 seconds later. — Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia finishes to become the men’s winner.-10:40 a.235 2.38 pm: roughly 11 minutes prior to the first blast.m.cnn.237 11:58 a.mlive. 26 minutes.mlive.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index.m.m. 243 233 234 http://www..html http://www. — Kenyan Rita Jeptoo crosses the finish line as the women’s winn er.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite http://www.m.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013. — The elite men and other top male runners — a wave of 3. the thoroughfare where the finish line is located.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index.cnn. Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are caught on camera turning onto Boylston Street.com/news/bay-city/index.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013.239 10:20 a. Tamerlan Tsarnaev in front of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. on their way to the finish line at Boston’s Copley Square.233 2. wearing a knapsack on his back.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite 239 http://usnews. as there is with his brother Dzhokhar.com/news/bay-city/index. He still has his knapsack. It's about a block from the first explosion.mlive.nbcnews.html 242 http://usnews.241 9:32 a. — The remainder of the field of about 24.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . that there is the same smoking gun video evidence of him planting a bomb.m.236    Time Line prior to any known trouble (3 May 05) 2013 April 15        12:10 p.nbcnews.html 237 http://usnews.

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

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

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

” 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. or FSB. and they had a better understanding of civilization. how did he slip through their fingers?254 Perhaps Russia does not have the ping system the US has. If the Russians thought he was a threat. The Russians – what could they know and share? (3 May 10) In 2011.html 254 http://www.bostonglobe.us/industry-news/general/single-article/marathons-globally-have-been-targets-ofterrorism-incendiary-devices-most-common-terror-weapon-in-us-datashows/991453282ae4ccc78442b35c2d8a7e2b. 253 That info was given to Russia in the summer of 2011. terrorists attacked seven marathons around the world. It is unclear what he did while in Russia or whether he traveled elsewhere during that period. In response.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . then plan their attack to coincide with that.html 50 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com/folderview?id=0B9euafJH4bZMTA0YTM0YzktNTI0YS00NjVhLTg5NTItY2RiZjhiM2MzODkw&usp=sharing 253 http://news.google. http://www. “The FBI did not find any terrorism activity.html. based on Russian information that he was a follower of “radical Islam” who he had changed drastically.hstoday.” the bureau said.dodlive. From the USAF ethics blog.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/story.org. the FBI investigated and interviewed Tamerlan and family members. killing 14 people…. This was out of Russian concern he had embraced radical Islam and was going to travel to Russia to join underground groups. Official records show he left New York's JFK airport on January 12.com/russia-asked-fbi-investigate-boston-bomb-suspect-2011182116158.yahoo. Russia's Federal Security Service. they would use the weather services to find out when a nasty storm will arrive in some community._ylt=AwrNUbJZVHRRZUEA3c7_wgt. 2012 for Moscow and returned to the United States on July 17. History of similar earlier attacks (3 Apr 19) Terrorists have attacked seven marathons since 1994.252 If people like the brothers. domestic or foreign. Tsarnaev flew to Russia the following year. QUOTE255 The National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) reports in Homeland Security Today256 that “Since Nov. 1994.mil/2013/04/19/terrorists-have-attacked-seven-marathons-worldwidesince-1994/ 256 http://www.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. wanted to inflict maximum damage. 2012.uk/archives/2013/04/the-official-tsarnaev-story-makes-no-sense/ 255 http://afgeneralcounsel. and take down the local infrastructure.craigmurray.scribd. to match air travelers with people on lists of those considered suspicious. asked the FBI for information about Tamerlan Tsarnaev.

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

263 April 18.html 265 http://www.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .261 Apr-19 Tamerlan Tsarnaev killed (3 Apr 22) April 19.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.cnn. After suspects kill an MIT police officer and highjack a car.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.45 pm: Dzhokhar captured alive by the police.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. 2013 1.bostonglobe. abuse during questioning. He attended classes and dorm parties and went to the gym. and dorm parties. then lie on the stand. There are police who do wrongful arrests. and dorm parties.30 am: Tamerlan dies as a result of a series of battles between the brothers and the people of the Boston metropolis.scribd.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. 2013: On Thursday. and America.com/2013/04/20/us/boston-youngerbrother/?sr=google_news&google_editors_picks=true 266 http://news.cnn. 2013: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev continues to attend classes.bostonglobe. a university official told CNN.264 April 17. which we find out about when there is video evidence of the circumstances of the arrest.html 267 http://www.com/dzhokhar-tsarnaev-acted-nothing-happened-day-marathon-friend-113900406-abc-news-topstories.262 April 18. than the Chechen experience. police release pictures of Tsarnaev brothers as primary suspects.52 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Frame-ups do occur in the USA.yahoo. 265 April 16.cnn. and proof of alibi. Suspect identified as Tamerlan Tsarnaev is apprehended and pronounced dead at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. until late in the day. 2013: The day after the bombing. was in a state of shock. with different perpetrators. after an almost 2 hour stand-off. but they are relatively rare. 2013 8.267 261 http://www.com/2013/04/20/us/boston-youngerbrother/?sr=google_news&google_editors_picks=true 264 http://www.html 263 http://www.266 While most of Boston.20 to 2.html 262 http://www. says a friend. Dzhokhar was on the campus of University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth every day after the attack until late Thursday.bostonglobe. This is evidence of a failure of assimilation. April 19. after he was discovered hiding inside a boat in a backyard in Watertown. 2013: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev attends classes. police engage in gunfight with a suspect throwing explosive devices at them. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev acts like nothing has happened.

html 271 http://thelede. 2012: Tamerlan flies from NYC JFK airport to Moscow Russia. 2013: Monday explosions. 273 http://www. ‘You are the hypocrite. Tsarnaev’s earlier outburst had come in November._ylt=AwrNUbJZVHRRZUEA3c7_wgt.html.274 Jan 2012: Dzhokhar visits Dagestan. Tamerlan Tsarnaev was kicked out of a Cambridge mosque for causing a disturbance.scribd.269 The speaker was giving a sermon. 275 http://www.bostonglobe.” 271 July 17.bostonglobe._ylt=AwrNUbJZVHRRZUEA3c7_wgt. 2013: On Martin Luther King day.html 53 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. The congregation then said.” and said he was contaminating people’s minds.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.html 274 http://news.html.com/2013/04/20/dzhokhar-tsarnaevs-jahar-twitter-account-promptsscrutiny/ 272 http://news.yahoo.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .blogs. 2012: Dzhokhar (the younger brother) becomes a US citizen. Sep 11.268 Jan 15. and was a hypocrite.yahoo.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. injure almost 200.nytimes. He attends naturalization ceremony at TD Banknorth Garden in Boston. 2012: Mother Zubeidat Tsarnaev is arrested for alleged shoplifting at Lord and Taylor’s in Boston.com/russia-asked-fbi-investigate-boston-bomb-suspect-2011182116158. Tamerlan “You are a kafir [an unbeliever]. celebrating the birthday of this American hero.bostonglobe.com/metro/2013/04/21/marathon-bombing-suspect-outbursts-had-disturbedcambridge-mosque-goers/LkZnWkXgaRZcMDUdE6V9jM/story.270 Before doing so. which got him evicted from a religious gathering.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.com/russia-asked-fbi-investigate-boston-bomb-suspect-2011182116158.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.bostonglobe. in which he compared Martin Luther King Jr to the prophet Mohammed.html 270 http://www. kill three. at the Boston Marathon.273 Jan 12. This was the second time that he had made an unpopular outburst. 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.275 268 http://www.bostonglobe.html 269 http://www.’ The congregation shouted him out of the mosque. 2012: Tamerlan returns to USA.272 June 13.

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

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

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

 As of 7.nytimes. I e-mailed to check up on him.wikipedia. There have been amputations of arms + legs.  As of 5. Count of injured might not include them.6030.57   Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Tufts Medical Center303 I do not have complete list.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.bmc. or from the a itself. 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 15.30 pm on Apr 15. who lives in the Boston area.54 pm on Apr 15. If you are trying to locate a loved one. then released.tuftsmedicalcenter. including BWH. the BMC Family Assistance Center phone number is 617. this is purely a precautionary measure. o Out of an abundance of caution. and we expect it will be deactivated One of my e-mail pals is Mark Weisz.com/story/news/nation/2013/04/15/explosions-finish-line-bostonmarathon/2085193/ https://www.414. but was on vacation in Florida when this crisis erupted. Medical Details (3 Apr 17) On the first day:307  On Apr 15.org/ 309 http://www. 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. 303 http://www.scribd. Many people were treated. some blown off at the scene.org/ https://en.brighamandwomens. BWH remains in lockdown mode until further notice. His daughter works at Mass General. please call this hotline at 617-635-4500.usatoday. 307 http://www.org/online/emergency/default.org/ 57 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Again. Our Trauma Activation Protocol was activated at 4 PM.childrenshospital. This means that no visitors will be allowed into the hospital until further notice. Boston Medical Center web site posted:308 o If your loved was injured at the Copley incident and is being treated at BMC. Type of shrapnel appears to be:304  Ball Bearings305  BB gun pellets  Glass shards306 The American Red Cross is involved. will be reporting information to the city of Boston.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . which has organized a hotline.html?smid=go-share&_r=0 308 http://www.com/2013/04/17/us/physical-legacy-of-bomb-blasts-could-be-cruel-for-bostonmarathon-victims. o Hospitals.

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

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

Follow trails of all evidence uncovered. 6. 14.time. and other devices not exploded. Clues (3 Apr 18 B) The police will have access to video of the scenes. Many of those people may be innocent. and at ingredients retailing. the data can be searched using key words associated with times. will have representatives there. How similar are these bombs to those used in past attacks. There will be video of the places where the bombs went off. names. 13.60 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. back track ingredients. This evidence will be examined for DNA. Lots of news media have reported about unexploded secondary devices . Many of those customers may be innocent. 2. What is known about these bombs that are unique enough to match up with what is known about other bombs? 10. the shrapnel. Joint Operations Command (JOC) gets setup. All agencies which are involved. including noting precise location of where this stuff was discovered. so as bits of information are reported. Authorities will be looking for faces which show up both at bomb site. 7. Some evidence goes to specialized forensics places. Thousands of interviews with the injured. witnesses. such as bomb residue to the FBI Bomb lab in Quantico Virginia. finger-prints. 8.317 which may help them figure out how the bombs got there. to see faces of people who went to where the bombs later discovered. MSNBC. with clues as to the nature of the explosion. Develop a bomb-signature. One may already exist due to the marathon. There 316 317 CNN. trying to nail down what process the investigation will probably go through. but the authorities label these stories as fictional. like Unibomber and front lines of US foreign wars? That can be a clue to organizations involved with whoever made the bombs.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . places. clues. people who call the tip lines.scribd. where the explosions occurred. There will be video from stores where bomb ingredients purchased. and secondary devices found. MO of similar past bombings. There will be a case management system. http://swampland. 4. but may need to move to larger quarters. 12. The injuries tell a story. and where they were found. 9. How complicated were these explosives? What skills would have been needed to make them? Who has those skills? (Potentially millions of people. That video will be collected from before those events. how far it traveled. 316 1. 3. Teams collect whatever pieces of evidence they can get from what exploded. and when found.com/2013/04/18/the-bureau-vs-the-bomber/ 60 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Fox. 5.) 11.

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

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

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

2011 Jan 12 DHS 23 page overview of Domestic IED threats.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .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. o TTP = o WTC = World Trade Center Not on the above list is this clue from TIME Magazine:333 In 2004. Warning = Someone has seen credible evidence that the bad thing is really happening.scribd.net/ufouo-dhs-warning-on-pressure-cooker-ieds/ https://publicintelligence. so here is a heads up about what we know so far. o HME = Home Made Explosives. Some of the terminology here may be a bit different than we are accustomed to in other venues. headed in our direction. o MCAC = Maryland Coordination and Analysis Center.     Alert or Advisory = We have good reason to suspect that there is a risk of this bad thing happening. which we were able to capture. and here is an audit trail with the details. 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]. o HMTD = hexamethylene triperoxide diamine. earthquake and tsunami risk. so we need to review our plans for how to be safe from the bad thing. 330 331 https://publicintelligence.net/ufouo-dhs-domestic-improvised-explosive-device-ied-threat-overview/ 332 https://publicintelligence. o IED = Improvised Explosive Device. human critical infrastructure problems. such as: bad weather. o TATP = Triacetone triperoxide. which may not have a parallel in national security area.time. cyber security penetrated: Here is what I am accustomed to.330 2011 Jan 10 MCAC 2 page info about incendiary devices used against government buildings in Maryland.net/tag/improvised-explosive-devices/page/2/ 333 http://swampland. Watch = Conditions are ripe for this bad thing to happen soon. o NY-MTA = New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority.” the bulletin warned. we need to implement our plans immediately. If we want to survive it. o OIA = Office of Intelligence Analysis.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. Failure Log = The bad thing did in fact happen.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. o NIE = National Intelligence Estimate.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Even though the same proposed trigger event may have the opposite effect at a later date. For some people. He responded: The market is increasingly plagued by random behaviors. but they do not know anymore than they can pinpoint which horse started a stampede. People desperately need to be able to assign a cause to catastrophic events.scribd. Note Terry’s observation that because some events cannot be explained. Yeah. Bob I met Terry on a geek forum many years ago. It doesn't and we can't. Experts will investigate and claim to know. 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. Then they can go to sleep. Ambiguity and randomness make people nervous. This is 77 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Another attack can send some people over an edge. While we can retrospectively examine these events.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. Acknowledging that unexplainable events occur is not acceptable. they cannot be prevented from happening again. True for some people. and we occasionally discuss topics in the news. apply models of past behavior and hypothesize on potential causes. In some cases the cause seems obvious because of some recent event. inducing terror is their only claim to fame. I do not feel any more insecure as I expect that these events will likely continue. The 24/7/365 feed of stock market news where every tiny move is given cause and explanation . finding a spider in the house does that to my spouse. If the model really explained the event you could prevent it from happening again. feeling everything is under control. with the current state-of-art. because randomness has no cause.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 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."stocks moved up today on positive jobs report" or "stocks moved down today on positive jobs report" -makes us feel like we understand. Boston put us on pins and needles. the truth is we do not know.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

wikipedia.399 Ricin to Senator Wicker (3 May 05) I first saw this news on April-16. and now has gone to a more intensive lab testing. Until we know. A clerk in the judge's office had exhibited flu-like symptoms. Mail addressed to Senator Roger E.401 was subjected to a different test. There is no suspect.usatoday. but she had not died. Senator Wicker got a bodyguard.403 The letter was postmarked in Memphis and had no suspicious markings or return address.com/2013/04/17/us/politics/toxic-ricin-detected-on-mail-sent-to-senator. Likewise they know nothing to indicate it has not.can kill an adult.com/2013/04/16/health/what-is-ricin/ https://en.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. and updates. There is no specific test for exposure and no antidote once exposed. As little as 500 micrograms of Ricin -.com/2013/04/16/us/tainted-letter-intercepted http://www. News media as usual is chaotic immediately after the news. which could be consistent with ricin poisoning. It wasn't clear whether that was the cause of her illness. The 2nd test is at the lab.com/news/three_suspicious_packages_in_senate_office_buildings-224094-1.2C_DC. Since Anthrax400 in the snail mail. who is behind what attacks.2C_Washington. MSNBC. http://www. There is a suspect in custody. and if we ever know. until a suspect was arrested. no return address is suspicious by definition.rollcall. but the first tests are cheaper ones.an amount the size of the head of a pin -. No one is in custody. we working on a 3rd. also tested positive. The authorities are saying there is nothing to indicate it has anything to do with the attacks in Boston.402 Security at the Capital has been increased.scribd. There have been only 1 positive test.wikipedia.cnn.org/wiki/Ricin https://en.Wicker ® Mississippi tested positive for Ricin. In my opinion.com/story/news/nation/2013/05/02/ricin-suspect-hearing/2128851/ https://en.html https://www. 399 400 http://www. It seems unlikely that two tests are false positives.html?_r=0 403 http://msbusiness.cnn. Then more news media added details. we working on a 2nd.org/wiki/Anthrax 401 http://www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Incidents_involving_ricin https://en. The 2nd test is at the same field office as the 1st test.org/wiki/Incidents_involving_ricin#April_2013.2C_USA 402 CNN.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. There have been 2 positive tests. It may be a coincidence of proximity in time and geography.wikipedia. all mail to Congress is tested before delivery.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .nytimes. this is only speculation.

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

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

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

to Scribd. including: 420  London UK Marathon.com/story/news/nation/2013/04/15/explosions-finish-line-bostonmarathon/2085193/ 93 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.  Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon.uk/news/world-22161572 http://www. Multiple events are reviewing their security in the wake of this event.  National Hockey League's Boston Bruins home game against the Ottawa Senators. later found to be untrue. that we never know what to believe.usatoday.421 417 418 http://riehlworldview.chicagotribune.  Sidney Australia Marathon.com/news/chi-boston-marathon-explosion-20130415. A few news media talking heads are speculating how come that happens. The FAA is temporarily restricting flights over Boston.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . that many major “news” from the same day.com/?p=28983 http://www.co.com/item/ahZzfmJyZWFraW5nbmV3cy13d3ctaHJkcg0LEgRTZWVkGM6qvQ 4M/2013/04/15/boston-hospitals-report-more-than-100-being-treated-after-marathon-exp 420 http://www. This info came out Apr 16.story?page=2 http://tvnz.0.co. or seriously mistaken. bogus.scribd.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac 419 http://www. 417 Comments there seem to indicate that the explosion was not where the “package” is shown. but so far they all seem clueless.com/item/ahZzfmJyZWFraW5nbmV3cy13d3ctaHJkcg0LEgRTZWVkGM6qvQ 4M/2013/04/15/boston-hospitals-report-more-than-100-being-treated-after-marathon-exp http://www.scribd. on a daily basis. Several events were cancelled. is so overwhelming. including:419  Boston Symphony Orchestra concert that night. but I did not have the link until Apr 17.bbc.641755. I saw on CNN that the lid of a pressure cooker had been found on a rooftop of a building near the Boston explosion.breakingnews. Synopsis known third day Apr-17 (3 Apr 20) Here are photos before and after one of the sites where a bomb went off.nz/world-news/three-dead-over-100-injured-in-boston-marathon-blasts-5407558 http://www. from the news media. were untrue.418 and other places. or postponed.  US Senate Immigration legislation announcement.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.com/news/2013-04-15/oklahoma-city-memorial-marathon-to-review-securityafter-boston 421 http://www. Synopsis known second day Apr-16 (3 Apr 16) Some of the following I learned evening of first day. and from previous days.breakingnews. The volume of stories.businessweek. after uploading first edition of these notes.

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

lots of smoke. 2013.org/personfinder/2013-boston-explosions https://en.50 pm Eastern Time.  Chaos in the news media as rumors are shared. as the chaos diminishes. witnesses. all of whom may be in different time distances from the latest data. and what is bogus. compared to other places in the world.45 pm or 2.  Estimates of dead. and are dressed for the race.scribd. April 15. wounded. Synopsis known day one Apr-15 beginning (3 Apr 16) What we learned.45 to 2. unaccounted for.org/wiki/2013_Boston_Marathon_bombings 95 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. and why. critical. hospitals. undetonated explosive devices around the Boston area.  Some runners are having difficulty getting back to their lodging. workers.422 kept jiggling. This was 1-3 hours after the winners crossed the finish line.  Speculation who may have done it. The US is fortunate that such incidents are rare isolated. 60-500 needed medical attention. while first responders run to the site to rescue and serve the wounded. with different degrees of experience in covering such events. or were reminded of: Some info in the day one chapters will get moved.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . and most of the news 422 423 http://google. meeting up with their family and friends. orange juice. so Boston residents are providing hospitality: blankets. possible shrapnel. and we know how much of this info is really true. Estimates always vary in aftermath of any disaster. Investigators found what could be one to two additional. speak with police. there is always:  Chaos on the ground as survivors run away from one explosion. At approx 2.423 when stragglers were arriving.50 pm.95      Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 6-15 in critical condition. many later found to be incorrect. Most every event is exaggerated. Within a few hours I was hearing 2 dead. could contain information which will later be found to be untrue. coffee. One of the dead is an 8 year old boy. not the chilly weather. 6-15 in critical condition. within hours after the incident.wikipedia. compared to other events. Prior to the Boston Marathon there had been no credible threats. There were explosions. soon after the end of the Boston Marathon. The event occurred 2. perhaps towards the site of another not yet. That is the unfortunate state-of-art of US media today. as different news media people. What Happened? (3 Apr 16 B) Anything we learn on the first days. After any surprise incident.

I believe small. 96 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.hlntv.com/article/2013/04/15/live-blog-boston-marathon-explosions 429 https://en.641755. near the end of the race. there were precautions. 1-3 hours after the front runners had crossed the finish line. The general public has not yet been told where they were found. Two unexploded devices were found. say there were a lot of lower extremity injuries. they got some of their own people. news accounts have widely different depictions of the scale of the blasts.427 It is too soon to know if that was thanks to the bomb blasts. which I am guessing is the one at the 600 block of Boylston street. to serve expected needs of the runners. http://www.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . such as Amtrak.426 and 10-20 seconds apart.org/wiki/2013_Boston_Marathon_bombings 430 Amtrak = US city to city passenger rail transportation system.000 (?) first responders in vicinity of the end of the race. The Boston Marathon attracts world wide contestants from all walks of life.chicagotribune. quoted by the media. had ground stops.html http://www.nationalterroralert. The windows of nearby buildings were blown out. 426 Different news media gave different versions of that relative reality. or the shrapnel. just like in 9/11.425 50-100 yards distant from each other.wikipedia.  Security increased for lots of transportation.com/article/SB10001424127887323346304578424950102614148. There were 1. We were fortunate the blasts were not more powerful. as reported via Wikipedia. I imagine in time we will have more specific info. where news coverage did not yet have a time line. early on.com/story/news/nation/2013/04/15/explosions-finish-line-boston-marathon/2085193/ 424 Different news media estimates. 425 As usual.wsj. so triage for the bmb survivors was rapid.  Airports.  Security was increased at many institutions around the world. because of the low number of deaths compared to other bombings. we will get a better story. in the area.com/article/2013/04/15/live-blog-boston-marathon-explosions 428 http://www.0.424 there were two small explosions.com/news/chi-boston-marathon-explosion-20130415.usatoday. until more can be known. especially those planning similar events. Witnesses to the injured. Due to uncertainty about additional attacks. so whatever the attacker’s motives. have been advised to stay indoors for the time being.scribd. In time.hlntv.story http://online. 430  There were evacuations of buildings similar to the JFK library.429 People. 428 The police performed a controlled explosion on at least one of them. 427 http://www. in the Boston area.com/2013/04/15/breaking-news-explosion-at-boston-marathon-finish-line/ http://www. although HLN is reporting that one was at the Mandarin Oriental hotel and another at an undisclosed location.96 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM media had left.

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

Counseling: Anyone needing support can call the Mayor's Healthline at 617-5345050 to be connected to a counselor on-call 9AM-5PM. Official sources day-8 Apr-22 (3 Apr 22 B) I do not check all major sources every day: official. 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. local news papers. enter Dartmouth Street entrance). Rather I try to visit some regularly. Official sources Apr-29 (3 May 05) This data is from the Boston Police site438 which was last updated by the police April-29. or compromise a court case. TV news. I also have a day job.gov/POLICE/ http://www. Blogosphere. Thus expect me to occasionally skip a day or two of a particular source type.cityofboston. I do not do so for this. Google news. TIPS for Investigation: Call 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324) & choose prompt #3. Submit info via email: Boston@ic. Boston media. and sometimes there are national security reasons for censorship.fbi.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . from time to time.gov. you may call 617-534-5050. 438 439 http://www. other search engine news. Wikipedia.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. Some official info is going straight into the time line. about noon: Boston Incidents (Police Updated 4/29 12:45PM)      Business & Resident Resource Center: Located at Boston Public Library.scribd.gov/POLICE/ 98 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. foreign media. Submit info to FBI website. rather than being placed here.cityofboston. and a life. Copley Central Branch at 700 Boylston (Washington Room. both of which can distract my time.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. you may call 617-343-1373. or other stories I am following. Boston Incidents (Police Updated 4/22 8:25AM) This data is from the Boston Police site.

m.S activity. April 22. 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.pdf Significant Events: • West Fertilizer Plant Explosion – West. 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. 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. Submit info to FBI website. CO. Submit info via email: Boston@ic. M 6. TIPS for Investigation: Call 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324) & choose prompt #3.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .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. EDT.fbi. regarding FEMA info about major incidents in America. Residents With Questions: Call the Mayor's Hotline at 617-635-4500.gov. 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. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Monday. CA. AZ Earthquake Activity: No significant U. They will be available 9AM-5PM from 4/22-4/26. 2013 attached. NM. April 15.scribd.  201304022 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.

Police officer killed. Lockdown impact on residents.scribd.fbi. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Saturday. academia. regarding FEMA info about major incidents in America. I see:     Suspects status.pdf Comparing what FEMA said April-19 morning with their earlier version. 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. to identify any new or corrected info. April 20. Submit info via Email: Boston@ic. 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.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . TIPS for Investigation: Call 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324) & choose prompt #3.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. Submit info to FBI website. maritime restrictions were lifted FEMA Response: • On April 17. 100 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Gov services update. 2013  201304020 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. Residents With Questions: Call the Mayor's Hotline at 617-635-4500. transportation. 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.

com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 176 injured/hospitalized ▲ Following gunfight on April 18. day shift only. 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. train. and commuter rail) is suspended until further notice. If you are at an MBTA station please do not congregate there.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.6 – China Declaration Activity: • Major Disaster Declaration – MA • Emergency Declaration – TX Boston Marathon Explosions April 15. assisted by Boston JTTF.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.mbta.scribd.com for updates. is serving as lead Federal agency • FEMA Region I remains partially activated to Level III. President approved Emergency Declaration FEMA-3362-EM • The FBI. return home. 101 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. See www. 2013 • Two explosions occurred near the finish line at approx. MA • West Fertilizer Plant Explosion – West. Official sources day-5 Apr-19 (3 Apr 19) Boston Incidents (Police Updated 4/19 2:35PM)  MBTA: Service (including bus. 2:50 p. 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.

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

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.scribd.2 – Kuril’sk. TX 103 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.S. in Indiana-Illinois area. asking the general public for help in identifying them.103   Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Lockdown transportation & academia. Russia April 15. 2013 Boston page included photos from FBI of suspects. I copy paste particulars of greatest interest to me. Rain / high elevation snow – Pacific Northwest into Great Basin Heavy rainfall & risk of severe thunderstorms – Northeast. assisted by Boston JTTF. 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. day shift only Fertilizer Plant Explosion – West. • Two explosions occurred near the finish line of Boston Marathon • 3 confirmed fatalities. Significant Events: Severe Weather/Flooding – Midwest Boston Marathon Explosions – Boston. MA West Fertilizer Plant Explosion – West.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. Mid-Atlantic into Florida Flash flooding possible. 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. Emergency declaration. Earthquake Activity: M 7.

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.04 am) 440 News Releases April 18. 2013 (1.fema. 13 were negative. H7N9 Avian Influenza A – China April 18.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . limited human-to-human transmission • 15 (+1) US residents with respiratory illness who recently traveled to China were tested.scribd. FDA and other vaccine manufacturers to develop.gov/disaster/3362 http://content.govdelivery. 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. 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.com/bulletins/gd/USDHSFEMA-76f487 104 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. 2013: • 87 (+49) confirmed human cases across 6 provinces • 17 (+7) fatalities • 4 clusters of possible. 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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com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 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. along with Boston PD.” 108 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. including Boston Police. yesterday afternoon. direct from this site. e-mail them to boston@ic. No piece of information or detail is too small. video. local. it should be ic. Massachusetts State Police. All media inquiries should be directed to the FBI’s National Press Office at (202) 324-3691. and ATF officially began its forensic evidence recovery effort at the site. and other personnel from every state.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. the JTTF began its investigation.fbi.m. 2013 (p. Immediately after the bombing.Remarks by Boston Special Agent in Charge. the FBI initiated a command post. Their goal was to recover physical items related to the blast. specialized examiners will reconstruct the device and determine its makeup and components. April 16.gov/news/updates-on-investigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston/updates-oninvestigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston 447 https://www.gov.4 [internal] Domain >>> Lookup Failed AHA … I sent to ci. and federal government agency associated with the JTTF—and many others on 446 https://www.4.scribd. Those assigned to the JTTF.fbi. with information. Those items have been recovered and sent to the FBI’s Laboratory in Quantico. theu upload a revised edition of these notes. and/or details regarding the explosions along the Boston Marathon route and elsewhere. You can also call 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324). Virginia for a complete and thorough analysis. then review this doc. prompt #3. and ATF. HSI. There. Let’s see if try # 2 gets thru.” News media has been reporting “definitely. This morning the FBI. Many of them were already there as part of the general security for the marathon already in place. state. and local law enforcement agencies. . Away from the scene.fbi. Let’s try again.108 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM If you have visual images. intelligence analysts.448 We are expediting this blast evidence to our Laboratory in Quantico.gov (while not connected): 554 5. and others responded to the scene. Massachusetts State Police. Here is info from the bounce: Boston@ci. Virginia. United States Secret Service. fix any place which needs fixing.) 447 The FBI Boston’s Joint Terrorism Task Force. composed of more than 30 federal. I thought that was the e-mail I sent to which bounced.fbi.

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

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. http://www.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.Statement by President Obama.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .fbi. 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.gov/the-press-office/2013/04/16/statement-president 453 http://www. To the extent the crime scene still plays in Copley perimeter—it continues to be a crime scene and may be that for days.whitehouse. And we strongly encourage that assistance to continue. processing evidence at the crime scene. We have received voluminous tips over the last 18 hours since the incidents.scribd. April 15. call 617-635-4500.gov Latest Updates: Follow @Boston_Police on Twitter for ongoing public safety updates. TIPS: Call 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324) & choose prompt #3.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2013/04/15/statement-president 110 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. That e-mail for Tips is the one which bounced when I tried to send them links to almost 200 photos. 451 452 JTTF = Joint Terrorism Task Force. Assistance from the public remains critical in establishing a timeline of events. 2013 452 .Statement by President Obama. April 16. We commend the public. . Email: Boston@ic. We are bringing additional victim assistance and Evidence Response Team resources from our Headquarters components and the field offices to Boston. We have staffed our 1-800-CALL-FBI tip line and we continue to encourage individuals to contact that line with any additional tips. And they are on site working as we speak. which leads to swift conclusion through due diligence and strong investigative activity. 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.

CA. MA EOC reports 176 injured and hospitalized. bad weather any of those places. two explosions occurred near finish line of Boston Marathon ▲ 3 confirmed fatalities. of interest to me. 2:50 pm EDT. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Wednesday. to identify any new or corrected info.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. Significant Events: • Explosions – Boston. 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. Below I copy-paste content of this report. NM & TX Earthquake Activity: M6.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Here is their report two days after the Boston Bombings. day job with a company network which stretches north to Chicago area. with exception of Copley Station State/Local Response: 111 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. April 17.pdf Comparing what FEMA said April-17 morning with their April-16 version. in Evansville Indiana (SW corner of the state).30 am. can disrupt the network. with sites in East Central Illinois.6 Papua New Guinea Explosions – Boston MA. and North Central Indiana. I see:      3 confirmed dead 176+ injured/hospitalized Update on temporary shelters Add to list of gov agencies taking whatever action. April 15 Overview: • April 15. and the computer operations dependent upon it. or anywhere in between.scribd. 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. 2013  201304017 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. Continuing status of agencies on the list.

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. so American leadership. storm front. Federal Response . it is pretty obvious that the authorities are competent.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. In this disaster. 112 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. in some locations.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 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. the authorities were more interested in calming the public. by no means all.m.scribd. TN EOC remains activated at Level IV (Localized Emergency/Enhanced.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. so I am organizing that via a separate chapter from news media sources. and some other disasters. 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. has learned something since 9/11. than in understanding what the hell happened. There have been multiple press briefings & statements by:    Local/state/federal authorities Medical facilities Political leaders I have seen some of them.FEMA: ▲ Region I RRCC transitioned to Level III (Virtual RRCC continues) • LNOs deployed to MA EOC ▲ Region I IMAT returned to Portsmouth. New Hampshire JFO ▲ US&R MA-TF1 available for deployment. or in helping with their future reelection. 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.m. Indianapolis Fairgrounds. monitoring only) in response to Explosions. and trained in how to deal with a crisis. After 9/11.

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

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. 10. Boston remains open with unknown occupants • The following States have activated EOCs. CO. DCE. 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. NJ.scribd. territories Earthquake Activity: M4. April 15 Significant Event: • April 15 at 2:50 pm EDT. 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. limited due to congestion • Boston’s Back Bay along Boylston St.S. MD. M7. NM & TX • Space Weather: No space weather storms observed or predicted Tropical Activity: No activity threatening U.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .8 Iran Declaration Activity: None Explosions – Boston MA.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.3 Oklahoma. 13. 8. closed to traffic. &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. with the exception of Copley Station • Cellular service is operational. & 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.

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

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

com/item/ahZzfmJyZWFraW5nbmV3cy13d3ctaHJkcg0LEgRTZWVkGM6qvQ 4M/2013/04/15/boston-hospitals-report-more-than-100-being-treated-after-marathon-exp 462 http://www.641755.             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.com/Event/Live_blog_Explosion_in_Copley_Square 461 http://www.com/2013/04/todays-headlines-and-commentary-406/ http://www. and where more info.breakingnews. some TV news showing what the anchor said was happening “right now” and it was broad daylight in Boston (one time zone away).com/content/news/baynews9/news/article.co.bbc.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .chicagotribune.com/news/chi-boston-marathon-explosion-20130415.uk/news/world-22161572 460 http://live.0.story 463 150 photos by Aaron "tango" Tang via Flicker 117 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. so this was obviously a rerun of earlier news.boston. I watched (from my SW Indiana location) during the wee hours.scribd. Some TV news media.lawfareblog.” For example.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.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. not properly labeled as such. showing us what is going on “live” is obviously misrepresented “taped. Media sources Apr-16 day-2 (3 Apr 18) Here is where I got new info on April 16.html 459 http://www.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/4/15/ boston_marathon_expl.baynews9.

118 2013-0371.co.nydailynews.co.html 469 http://www.com/photos/hahatango/sets/72157633252445135/with/8652877581/ I sent these links to FBI in my installment I.uk/news/world/americas/boston-marathon-bombs-pressure-cookers-filled-withball-bearings-and-nails-were-used-for-explosions--to-inflict-maximum-damage-8574228.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .co.nbcnews.gov/ 466 http://www.nz .nbcnews.emergencyemail.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 .scribd.html 470 http://www.flickr.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013.independent.shtml 474 http://tvnz.com/news/bay-city/index.com/news/national/Boston-Marathon-bombings-Person-of-interests-apartmentsearched-203184581.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.html http://www.co.uk/news/world/americas/boston-marathon-explosions-eyewitness-reports8574241.com/story/21982414/2-dead-64-hurt-from-boston-marathon-bomb-blasts 468 http://www.nationalreview.com/video/nbc-news/51552509/ http://www.org/newsemergency/anmviewer.or on Twitter @ONENewsNZ 118 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.mlive.com/video/nightly-news/51549843/#51549843 http://usnews.independent.nydailynews.com/blogs/dailypolitics/2013/04/boston-marathon-the-political-world-reacts http://live. 464 465 http://www.news@tvnz.com/corner/345645/boston-marathon-updates-nro-staff 471 http://www.com/Event/2013_Boston_Marathon_live_blog_2 473 http://wwmt.nbcnews.asp?a=2796&z=34 http://www.fema.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767721-investigators-believe-boston-bombs-werepressure-cookers-hidden-in-backpacks-officials-say?lite 472 https://www.kltv.com/news/features/featured/stories/report-8-hospitals-treating-140-patients-boston473.kmov.htm 2013-0370.html 467 http://www.

org/wiki/Boston_bombing 481 http://wqad.asp?a=830&z=1&ref=fem 477 http://www.html 479 http://www.wikipedia.com/article/2013/04/16/us-usa-explosions-boston-hospitalidUSBRE93F04O20130416 http://www.washingtonpost.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.nationalterroralert.emergencyemail.com/2013/04/16/investigators-seek-suspects-motive-in-boston-bombings-thatkilled-3/ 483 http://www.com/content/live-updates-boston-marathon-explosions/1641943.org/newsemergency/anmviewer.usatoday.com/ 486 http://www.usatoday.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/article/2013/04/16/us-usa-explosions-boston-idUSBRE93F06T20130416 476 http://www.reuters.com/story/news/2013/04/16/obama-boston-marathon-bombing-remarks/2087565/ 478 http://www.bostonglobe.com/story/news/nation/2013/04/15/explosions-finish-line-boston-marathon/2085193/ http://www.hlntv.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .com/ 484 http://www.reuters.com/topic/3866dc7c-a99b-426d-84bc-84fd84d819d2/boston-marathon-explosions/ http://www.com/2013/04/16/device-at-boston-marathon-was-in-metal-pressure-cooker/ 482 http://www.com/story/21988574/boston-bombing-timeline 480 https://en.660news.com/article/2013/04/15/live-blog-boston-marathon-explosions 485 http://www.scribd.voanews.whbf.usatoday.

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

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

php [14] http://www.org.[15] which I compared to Ok City.nation.org.  Mass murder of first responders rushing to the aid of survivors of those attacks.[17] because of the accusation that British Intelligence played a role in advising the USA where to do drone strikes.uk/ [20] http://www. [17] http://www. promotes the rule of law around the world.  USG effectively holding up middle finger to Supreme Courts of other nations.gov.org.com/doc/134406078/Drone-Ed-Al-Mac I am working on expanding my research backgrounders.uk/press/2013_04_11_drones_illegal_pakistan_judge/ [15] http://www.[19] based in Britain.com. It is unfortunate that American law sees nothing wrong with  Mass murder of innocent civilians via government drones.lawfareblog. The Reprieve case[14] will be decided next week.scribd.reprieve.reprieve.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .peshawarhighcourt.lawfareblog. and to International Courts of Human Rights. [19] http://reprieve.org. [21] or operators of those drones (often private contractors. Background info on Reprieve:[18] Reprieve.[20] The apparent anonymity of nation behind drone attacks.scribd.reprieve.pk/J_dost_muhammad_khan. as well as whether the Pakistani Air Force could shoot down drones.[16] There is also a similar court case going thru the British courts. 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).com/2013/04/ex-pakistani-president-musharrafs-authority-shot-down-not-by-adrone/ [13] http://www. buried in USG secrecy classifications that not even an Inspector General [10] [11] http://tribune.uk/cases/2012_03_28_noor_khan/ [16] See Part V on Sunday March 14.uk/press/2012_03_12_UK_drones_legal_challenge/ [18] I copy-pasted this from my Drone Education Controversies http://www. This case was brought over the bus station attack. 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.com. 122 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. and victim families include British citizens.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.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.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.pk/story/534374/unmanned-predators-phc-reserves-judgment-in-drone-strikes-case/ http://www. working for the CIA or military.

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

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

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

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

398 footnotes (365+33). and 3 pm to 3 am is 12 hours. 1. 444 (411+33) footnotes. 363 footnotes (330+33). 474 Scribd reads before and after I replaced version.8 to 0. 946k Doc.7 to 0. 1.8 having 19 in 4 hours or 5 an hour. 335-337 Scribd reads during my replacing latest version. with V 0. or 98 hours after bombing: 68 pages. Approx 5% increase vs.1: 92 pages. 127 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. And other topics. 419 (386+33) footnotes. Marginal increase vs. 1.0 to 1. and uploaded latest revision. Version 0.8 upload just before 8 pm my time (9 pm EDT) Apr 19 “B” or 102 hours after bombing: 72 pages.0 uploaded approx 7 pm my time (8 pm EDT) Apr 21 or 125 hours after bombing: 88 pages. so 18 me. 416 others. Perfect Crime explained vs.7 upload just after 4 pm my time (5 pm EDT) Apr 18.2 uploaded approx 2 pm my time (3 am EDT) Apr 22 (close to the moment of silence).1 uploaded approx 2 am my time (3 am EDT) Apr 22 or I have messed up with my arithmetic. Version 0. so 16 me. prior day version.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . in early evening.5 Meg Doc. version. climbing again. Approx 15% increase vs.scribd.28 Meg Doc. earlier in day.127     Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Lots additions to Time Line. 602k PDF. approx 3 reads an hour overall. 15-16 17 18 19 20 21 is 6 days @ 24 hours. overall 3 an hour.0 got 33 reads in 9 hours. 393-395 Scribd reads as I replaced version. about 3 reads an hour. Version 1. 342 others. 1. 101 pages. 467k PDF.9 getting 21 reads in 14 hours = 1 ½ an hour. Approx 5% increase vs.7 had 23 reads in 18 hours. TOC almost 3 pages. V 1. 358-360 Scribd reads as I replaced version. prior day version. wee hours version. 503k PDF. 302 other people. Conspiracy Theories. so 20 me. overnite.1 got 41 reads in 7 hours or about 6 an hour rate.2 got 35 reads in 12 hours or about 3 an hour. 296 footnotes (263+33). Scribd had 314-316 reads as I adjusted description. 321 other people. morning version. TOC is now 2 pages. 2 ½ pages TOC. 23 me. Version 1. 451 others. 1.3 Meg Doc. and from V 0.1 to 1. 626k PDF. 320 footnotes (287+33). which is an increase to 3 an hour rate.6 to 0.9 to 1. 668k PDF.9 uploaded just after 10 am my time (11 am EDT) Apr 20 or 116 hours after bombing: 83 pages. 375 others. about 1 an hour. Approx 10% increase vs. Approx 10% increase vs. 436=>439 Scribd reads as I replaced version. More known about suspects. 569 PDF. Version 0. so it is now 156 hours since the bombing … let’s quit tracking this data point. with from V 0. so 14 me. Version 1. V0. earlier in evening version. or it may just be time of day.4 meg Doc. from earlier shares. 23 me. adjusted tags to include relevant geography and other info about the brothers Grimm. 1 meg Doc. 1.

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

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