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

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

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

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



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



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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

who was watching the race with two friends near the finish line. Liaoning who was watching the race.com/blog/archives/2013/04/initial_thought.17 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Lìngzǐ .html 65 Risks and http://usnews. The mother and sister are still in the hospital.bostonglobe. Sunil = falsely accused individual by amateur sleuths via crowd sourcing investigation. The boy was watching the race.bostonglobe. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Azamat -.org/wiki/Boston_Marathon_bombings http://www. right now! Let's go get him!" 65 Several people were falsely accused by amateur sleuths via crowd sourcing investigation.uk/news/technology-22214511 17 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.bbc. 66 60 https://en. one of those who got killed.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . waiting at finish line. 64 Key Names T+ (3 May 05) Tazhayakov. Lǚ = a female Chinese national and Boston University graduate student from Shenyang.co.A friend of the surviving bomber brother. who gets arrested for various charges other than the bombing. Martin = 8 year old boy. Tripathi. Phillipos. "Resilience" meaning includes a refusal to be terrorized by attacks like these.com/metro/2013/05/02/marathon-bombing-suspects-initially-planned-julyattack-officials-say/XSpTNQmjYMK8TCNUKjsh3K/story.nbcnews.html 62 https://www.uk/news/world/americas/boston-marathon-bombs-pressure-cookers-filledwith-ball-bearings-and-nails-were-used-for-explosions--to-inflict-maximum-damage-8574228. 61 Menino. Robel -. See time line entries May-1 back to April-18.html 61 http://www.co. Kheda. pending the family's permission.com/_news/2013/04/19/17826915-missing-brown-university-students-familydragged-into-virally-fueled-false-accusation-in-boston 66 http://www. which placed their lives at risk from vigilantes. 62 Richard. which placed the boy’s life at risk from vigilantes. "The bomber is Mark Thorson and Google says he's at his mother's house at 1505 Spruce St. Tom = Boston Mayor. Patrick. Thorson.schneier. with his father mother sister and older brother. according to the website of BU. Deval = Governor of Massachusetts.one of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s 3 friends who get arrested for var ious charges other than the bombing. 60 The student's name was not immediately released.scribd. when she got killed. See time line entries May1 back to April-17.63 Saratova.com/metro/2013/04/18/lingzi-embraced-bostonthrived/W3EoSZhPPI03jChTr8N2jI/story. a human rights activist.wikipedia. Mark = no he is not a bomber.html 63 Anderson Cooper 360 CNN 64 http://www.independent. working with the family of the accused Boston Bombers.

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

on April 15.html 75 http://news.html 76 http://www. was broadcast around the world as he was rushed to Boston Medical Center. He lost both legs below the knee. Tsarnaev brothers (3 Apr 22) Wikipedia has a write-up on the Tsarnaev brothers. bloodied and ashen. sunglasses and a black jacket over a hooded sweatshirt looked at Jeff. Chris Bauman. Bauman’s information helped in vestigators narrow down whom to look for in hours of video of the attack. when in a phone conversation Tamerlan said that he had chosen "God's business" over work or school. 27. A man wearing a cap.m.76 Two and a half minutes later. he said.75 Bauman witness (3 Apr 20) Just before 3 p.com/metro/2013/04/18/mit-police-officer-hit-gunfire-cambridge-policedispatcher-says/4UeCClOVeLr8PHLvDa99zK/story. Jeff Bauman was waiting among the crowd for his girlfriend to cross the finish line at the Boston Marathon.com/news/2013-04-19/boston-bombing-victim-in-iconic-photo-helped-identifyattackers. tearing Jeff’s legs apart.’ While still in intensive care.com/bombing-suspect-uncle-had-falling-over-islam-162246172. Jeff Bauman gave the FBI a description of the man he saw. ‘bag.scribd. He had a falling out with Tamerlan in 2009.77 Tsarnaev brothers came to America several years ago and were living in the Boston area.wikipedia. “He woke up under so much drugs.html 77 https://en.bostonglobe. A picture of him in a wheelchair. Tsarni said he then contacted a family friend who told him Tsarnaev had been influenced by a recent convert to Islam.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. Ruslan is an uncle to the Tsarnaev brothers.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Tsarni. the bag exploded. his brother said.yahoo.bloomberg. asked for a paper and pen and wrote. saw the guy. and dropped a bag at his feet. looked right at me. merges with what we already know 74 http://www. his brother.78 What the news media reports of their ancestry.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 19 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. said in an interview.

Many people are trying to draw parallels between the Chechen troubles and the Boston bombings.scribd. doing attacks against Russian targets.com/news/articles/2013/04/19/expert-chechen-influence-aligns-with-bostonmarathon-bomb-clues-by-paul-shinkman 79 http://www. due to severe anti-Muslim sentiment in America. with various Chechen groups. Their nationality may be coincidental.com/2013/04/19/us/massachusetts-bombers-profiles/index.com/entry/nbcs-pete-williams-boston-suspects-may-be-from 81 http://www. without their parents.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . before Syria came along. What happened after they came to America? Official Update Links (3 May 05) For more info on these updates.81 a Republic of the Russian federation which has wanted independence.80 If this is true.20 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM about the nations named.usnews.webcitation. Their acts will exacerbate that problem.0.org/6FvGfRL3J 20 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. then they would have been far better off remaining in Turkey. they arrived in America. The VA Tech shooter was from South Korea.story 82 http://www. The battle had been one of the most brutal wars for independence.latimes. not staying at any of them very long. who remained home in Kremlin controlled territories. With these boys. see:  Time Line – the data there is from both official and unofficial sources. Most media imply they were refugees from the Chechen conflict. but many troubled territories lead to permanent mental health damage for the victims. who caused the most trouble. Apparently they had been like refugees.com/news/world/worldnow/la-fg-wn-father-of-boston-suspects20130419.5625743.79 They might as well be from Mars or Venus.cnn. given America’s poor familiarity with geography. to get a possibly distorted picture. The area is now ruled by the Kremlin.  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. depending on which side is labeling them.html 80 http://livewire. such as in Western Europe. so a war had been waging between natives who can be called freedom fighters or terrorists. NBC says they had lived in Turkey for a while. We are still in a time of pure speculation.talkingpointsmemo. then they do a poor job of assimilating wherever they end up. Previously it was the children of immigrants from different cultures. and the Russian military. due to 9-11. moving from Russian republic to republic. not accepting the defeat. then if they are both Muslims. CNN says they were from the Russian Caucasus.

2013. return home. 2013. FEMA comes out with a daily report each morning around 8.fbi. with info on Boston Bombings.fbi. Massachusetts State Government  http://www. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Saturday.fbi.gov/boston/press-releases/2013/suspect-in-boston-marathon-attack-charged-with-usinga-weapon-of-mass-destruction 87 I downloaded 2013-0447. http://www. April 19.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .90 and national weather forecasts.89 Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion. with info on Boston Bombings. 83 84 http://www.cityofboston.gov/oneboston http://www. If you are at an MBTA station please do not congregate there. April 20.scribd.gov/governor/  http://www.aspx?id=6091 86 https://www.gov/POLICE/ Boston City Press Release April-1583 Boston City letter to residents and businesses in the impacted area April-2084 Boston City plan for re-opening Copley Square. 2013 Boston Special Agent in Charge.86   FBI charges against bomber Tsarnaev’s friends: Kadyrbayev-Tazhayakov-Phillipos (PDF 87 20 pages).cityofboston.gov/news/Default. 88 https://www.aspx?id=6089 85 http://www.aspx?id=6079 http://www.85 ALERT-Boston is the city's emergency notification system [link] MBTA: Service (including bus.cityofboston.gov/news/default.scribd.gov/  Criminal complaint (pdf) with April-22 charges against surviving suspect.91 Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion.30 am.  201304020 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.cityofboston. April 19.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.pdf President Obama.21        Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM http://cityofboston. 2013 Here is FEMA report for Friday April 19.com/doc/114094060/Indy-Boom 21 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. April-21.gov/news/Default. Boston explosion updates88 I have not viewed all of the official reports.pdf calling my copy: FBI Boston Bomber Friends 2013 May 2.com for updates.mass.mbta. but I try to keep up on links to them.gov/eopss/agencies/msp/ Federal agencies working this case  https://www.” 90 My notes on this will be in the next edition shared of my US epidemic of critical infrastructure explosions. and commuter rail) is suspended until further notice.mass.92 and Bird Flu in China. See www. train.

93 Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion. 2013 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Tuesday.com/doc/114094060/Indy-Boom 93 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 18 info. with info relevant to the Boston Bombings. April 16.96  201304016 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.scribd. April 17.95  201304017 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. Remarks by Boston Special Agent in Charge.94  201304018 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. of whom Boston authorities were hunting. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Thursday.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . with info on Boston Bombings. 2013.97 Do not approach him.pdf See chapter “Official sources day two” where I have extracted relevant details. April 18. April 18. 2013 Remarks by Boston Special Agent in Charge.scribd.) Statement by Attorney General Holder. April 16.pdf FEMA on Massachusetts Explosion April 18. 2013. April 16. 2013 Picture of final suspect (3 Apr 20) Here is a picture from the FBI. 2013 President Obama. 2013 Here is FEMA report three days after the Boston Bombings. until his capture just before 8.04 am) FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Wednesday. http://www.pdf Statement by President Obama.com/doc/114094060/Indy-Boom 95 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 17 info. with lots of relevant info.” 92 22 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.22  Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 201304019 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.pdf Boston Special Agent in Charge. April 16.45 pm Apr-19. He is 91 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 19 info.m.” 96 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 16 info. http://www. 2013 (a.” My notes on this will be in the next edition shared of my US epidemic of critical infrastructure explosions.) Statement by President Obama.” 94 My notes on this will be in the next edition shared of my US epidemic of critical infrastructure explosions. morning after the Boston Bombings. 2013 (1. April 15. 2013.scribd.m. April 16. April 18. 2013 (p.

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

Examples of Tips. they are afraid to step outdoors.reuters. because they could not handle the volume.scribd.gov/ anyone with any information.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.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .  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.gov  FBI Tip Line: 1-800-CALL-FBI  FBI Website to report tips:  https://bostonmarathontips.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. before or after the bombing.com/article/2013/04/16/us-usa-explosions-boston-idUSBRE93F06T20130416 http://usnews.fbi. in the video now in retrospect.  Video taken. how heavy. just like after 9/11 when they had to throw away millions of tips. look suspicious. photos or video please call 1-800-225-5324. Boston Suspect Photo & Video Situation Page Link  The FBI now knows how large the bombs were. like it may be related to people who were planning something like this.30 pm I tried to send some tips to the authorities = links to 200 Boston pictures. so suspects include ANYONE carrying a backpack. 5.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767721-investigators-believe-boston-bombs-werepressure-cookers-hidden-in-backpacks-officials-say?lite 101 http://bostonherald. which sounds suspicious. before they went off. 100 http://www.  Info about the attacks. where the people movements appear they are carrying something of sufficient mass to have been the bombs.nbcnews. My communication bounced. Some such people may be totally innocent.  Anyone who heard or saw anything.fbi. because of many web sites targeting them. April 16. #3. where some people. which can help the investigation:100  Video taken of the areas where the bombs went off.101 Although the FBI has exonerated them. other than what is being blasted all over the news media. I suspect they are overloaded.

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

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

html 116 http://www.116  51 people remained hospitalized.11 pm EDT. upon conviction.  At least 14 people lost all or part of a limb.118 On Apr-23 we learn he is in fair condition. 112 Here is the city’s five step plan to repair the damage to a major thoroughfare in the Back Bay neighborhood.gov/boston/press-releases/2013/update-on-condition-of-dzhokhar-tsarnaev-2 120 https://www.gov/news/Default. 114 That will be followed by the ringing of bells across Boston and the commonwealth.scribd. the FBI turned over the crime scene to the city of Boston.com/2013/04/22/updates-in-the-aftermath-of-the-boston-marathonbombing/?google_editors_picks=true 118 https://www.com/news/local/massachusetts/2013/04/22/doctors-all-boston-bomb-patients-likelylive/HG1KNo9XMIZI4eGmsDtmgO/story. and the Governor of Massachusetts.nytimes. ball bearings etc.cityofboston.aspx?id=6091 114 http://ow.fbi.ly/i/1Wlji 115 http://www. 117 According to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. 115 Apr 22 – Medical Updates (3 Apr 24) Doctors say all of the over 180 people wounded in the bombing are expected to recover..  3 of them in critical condition and  5 listed as serious.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .fbi.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone.nytimes.blogs.com/interactive/2013/04/22/us/tsarnaev-complaint.nytimes. The statutory charges authorize a penalty.  3 of them lost more than one. the transit police officer wounded during a gunfight with the suspects Apr 19.blogs. where he was formally charged with some crimes.fbi.toledoblade.com/2013/04/22/updates-in-the-aftermath-of-the-boston-marathonbombing/?google_editors_picks=true https://www.27   Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 5.120  Using and conspiring to use weapon of mass destruction (bomb with nails.gov/news/updates-on-investigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston 113 http://www.gov/boston/press-releases/2013/update-on-condition-of-dzhokhar-tsarnaev-1 119 https://www. A moment of silence has been requested by the Mayor of Boston.boston.com/2013/04/22/updates-in-the-aftermath-of-the-boston-marathonbombing/?google_editors_picks=true 117 http://thelede. has begun breathing on his own.50 pm EDT is one week after the bombings.html?_r=0 27 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. although for some it will be a long time. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev remains in serious condition. of death or imprisonment for life or any term of years.html http://thelede.113 2.119 Apr 22 – Suspect Charged (3 Apr 22 C) There was a court hearing in the suspect’s hospital room. Richard Donohue Jr. 112 http://thelede.fbi.nytimes.gov/boston/press-releases/2013/suspect-in-boston-marathon-attack-charged-with-usinga-weapon-of-mass-destruction https://www.) resulting in the death of three people and injuries to more than 200 people.blogs.

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

nbcnews." 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. the backpacks used.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.html 130 http://www. not connected to any organization which is a continuing threat.aspx?id=6091 29 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.toledoblade.ece 133 http://www. they seize BB's.toledoblade. just in case.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .scribd.com/news/local-news/20130422-boston-suspects-arsenal-indicates-theyplanned-more-attacks-police-say. However. on the campus of the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth.131 The two men suspected in the Boston Marathon bombings were armed with a small arsenal of guns.toledoblade.132 Apr 21 Boston plan to re-open Copley Square (3 Apr 22 B) Here is the city of Boston’s plan for re-opening Copley Square. Among other things. 126 It was just them two trouble makers.cityofboston. authorities said April-21.128 The FBI searches Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's dorm room in Pine Dale Hall.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone.cnn.133 125 http://usnews. and shootings later in the week.dallasnews.com/_news/2013/04/21/17841985-crowdfunding-raises-2-million-for-bostonvictims-critics-urge-caution?lite 126 http://www. ammunition and explosives when they first confronted police early April-19.130 Davis said earlier police discovered at least four unexploded devices including one similar to the two pressure cooker bombs packed with nails and ball bearing used in the twin blasts Monday that killed three people and wounded more than 170 near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone. investigators are continuing to search whether they had help or were operating in league with anyone else."129 Agents also scoured the brothers’ credit-card records and other material seized from their apartment and car for evidence of bomb components. and other evidence tying them to the bombings last Monday.html 128 http://www.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. and were most likely planning more attacks.html 129 http://www.html 127 http://www.html 131 http://bangordailynews.29 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM alone.toledoblade.gov/news/Default. "a large pyrotechnic.com/2013/04/21/news/nation/boston-police-commissioner-believes-suspectsplanned-other-bombings/?ref=latest 132 http://www.

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

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

Dzhokhar A. 2. had a boat in their  142 http://news. 2. Please monitor the news closely for updates on when the crime scene is released.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/story. of Cambridge was apprehended in Watertown. information is available at the City’s web site: www. suspected of being responsible for the Boston Marathon Bombings. lasting nearly two hours.cityofboston. so that we can have the best information to reach you quickly.144 One of the people. and for residents to return to their homes. the City will move quickly to ensure that the area is safe for residents and businesses to return. We will be taking steps to secure the public safety.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.xml 32 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.yahoo.45 pm. in Watertown. Ensuring that all buildings are structurally sound. Please take a moment to register by calling 617 635-4500. If you need help securing reliable vendors. and begin lining up their services.bostonglobe. we will then provide a staggered schedule for limited access for inspectors and business owners to survey their property to ascertain readiness to reopen.scribd. the City will have some lists available. Apr 19 Fri Suspect Captured (3 Apr 22 C) 2013 Apr 19 Friday Immediately after Dzhokhar’s capture. 3. including: 1.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main. In addition.142  Shortly before 8. after a standoff with the police. Once we have established that these important public safety issues are resolved. federal prosecutors stirred controversy in legal circles by refusing to grant Dzhokhar his Miranda rights against self-incrimination. etc.bostonglobe. for example.html 144 http://www. construction. Tsarnaev. 19. What you can do right now: 1.32 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM As soon as we receive clearance from the FBI.143 He is one of two brothers.com/Event/Live_blog_Explosion_in_Copley_Square http://www. citing public safety concerns.boston.html 143 http://live. 7 pm: Shots reportedly fired at 67 Franklin St. who had left their home after the curfew was lifted. Consider the types of services you may need from outside contractors. Ensuring that streets and sidewalks are clean of equipment and debris and are safe for pedestrians.com/blogs/lookout/boston-bombing-suspect-arrest-presents-intelligence-opportunitylegal-183858408. We thank you for your patience as we rebuild together.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . provision delivery. board-up services. trash removal.gov and on Twitter @NotifyBoston.

149 What happened to Boston on April 15. peeked inside. Do accept our condolences. way south of Boston. The small town of Kafranbel in northern Syria sent condolences to the city of Boston after last Monday's bombing.33 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM back yard. happens to people every day in other nations.com/metro/2013/05/02/marathon-bombing-suspects-initially-planned-julyattack-officials-say/XSpTNQmjYMK8TCNUKjsh3K/story. from a fire fight with the police.scribd.torontosun. where Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was a student. rail).148 MBTA was shut down.org/newsemergency/anmviewer. and with other cities (air. The people in the Massachusetts car are not related to the Boston bombing manhunt.emergencyemail.com/story/201304222133-0022692 151 http://www..aljazeera.bostonglobe.com/metro/2013/04/18/mit-police-officer-hit-gunfire-cambridge-policedispatcher-says/4UeCClOVeLr8PHLvDa99zK/story. Police had exhausted everything which could be done to find the guy.145 The cords securing it had been cut and there was blood near the straps. so there was now no further point to continue the constraints on the citizenry. the police conducted a door to door search.html 150 http://stream. particularly in the Middle East and Asia.150 Apr 19 Fri wee hours to morning (3 May 05) FBI gets the laptop (see that chapter) 4 days after the April 15 bombing.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/story. saw a bleeding wounded man inside.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .” Pictures of this demonstration were posted on social media.org/newsemergency/anmviewer. according to lawyer for the bomber’s friend.emergencyemail. 6 pm: Police lifted the curfew.45 am: Evacuation begins at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/story.com/2013/04/19/cops-detain-2-men-investigate-suspicious-car-in-niagara-fallsny 149 http://www. under a tarpaulin.151 7. with a banner reading “Boston Bombings represent a sorrowful scene of what happens every day in Syria.152 145 http://www. were stopped.146 He lifted an edge.asp?a=2829&z=48 146 http://www.html 148 http://www.html 147 http://www. The city had been on lockdown.xml 33 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. so MBTA is now back in business.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.bostonglobe.html 152 http://www.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main. 147  Niagara Falls incident has been resolved. During the lockdown.bostonglobe.bostonglobe. transportation services inside the city. did not find the suspect. He backed away and called the police. Bostonians and other Americans responded with thanks of their own. with residents asked to remain indoors.asp?a=2831&z=48 http://www. during the manhunt for the brother who had escaped on foot.bostonglobe.

at the intersection of Dexter and Laurel in Watertown.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 157 http://www.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.bostonglobe.154 3. west to Watertown. then dumps the car and runs into the darkness. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Brighton. with officers in pursuit. During the chase.bostonglobe.158 Fifteen police officers are treated at St. in Boston. which they think was left behind by the enemy.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.50 am: The police detonate a suspicious looking device.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/story.159 19-year-old Dzhokar Tsarnaev drives off amid more gunfire.153 7. MBTA Transit Police Officer Richard H.156 So later the police back track the chase route.15 am: Police surround what is thought to be the Tsarnaev residence at 410 Norfolk St. 155 Apr 19 wee hours chases and battles (3 Apr 21) 1.bostonglobe..34 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 7.cnn.xml 158 http://www.scribd. for minor injuries suffered in the gunfight.xml 156 http://www.xml 154 http://www. Donohue Jr.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 33.20 am to 2. Massachusetts. got out of the car. in Cambridge.160 153 http://www. the suspects are in a gunfight with the police and throwing explosive devices at the police.bostonglobe.cnn. Not all of them detonate. seeking to deal with any unexploded ordinance.bostonglobe.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main. according to hospital spokeswoman Jennifer Kovalich. But the car jacked victim's cell phone is still in the SUV.157 The brothers stopped near Dexter and Laurel streets.cnn. He was in stable condition Friday at Mount Auburn Hospital.xml 155 http://www. He drives two or three streets away.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 34 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. One of the suspects was apprehended and later pronounced dead at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.html 159 http://www.14 am: The police detonate a suspicious looking device at Charlesgate and Commonwealth Avenue.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 160 http://www.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main. and traded gunfire with police for several minutes.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe. was wounded. allowing police to determine the vehicle is in Watertown and eventually catch up to it.30 am: The police pursue the stolen SUV from Cambridge.

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

174 National news later reports. This meant that some residents were cut off from essential supplies. better known as the renowned Stata Center on the MIT campus.171 April 18 Thu nite – MIT.29 pm: An MIT police office.scribd. and engaging in battles with the police.169 "I am serious. where the captive man escapes. the city of Boston.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index. was found shot multiple times while in his cruiser at Main and Vassar streets.. and the man with the gun demands money.bostonglobe.cnn. 26.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index.html 172 http://www. a Mercedes SUV at 816 Memorial Drive in Cambridge.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.bostonglobe.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe. from where he calls authorities with details." the man says before forcing the victim to drive to another location where they pick up a second man. 172 11 p. with all residents asked to remain indoors.gde_2659304_member_234701350 173 http://www. incorrectly.xml 36 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. I did that.176 169 170 http://www.html 174 http://www.a killing authorities later link to the Tsarnaevs.html 171 http://www. Cambridge car jacking (3 Apr 23) During the uncertainty as to locations of suspects on the run. gets to a gas station a few blocks away. 170 They begin driving.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index.policeone. before going to a gas station. The armed man takes the driver's keys and sits in the driver's seat.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Massachusetts. 10.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.31 pm: Police got a report of two men carjacking.cnn. where the men attempt to get money. identified as Sean Collier. Here is a photo of a police officer delivering milk to a family with small children.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe. while the kidnapped man moves to the passenger seat. near Building 32.175 10.. and he and the driver begin talking in a foreign language.bostonglobe.cnn.173 11 pm: The SUV driver manages to escape the carjackers. at gunpoint. The second man enters the back seat.m. were locked down.36 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM a firearm and says. They go to an ATM machine." He then shows the driver that his gun is loaded. "Did you hear about the Boston explosion? . He later died.cnn.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main. campus -.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.xml 176 http://www.html http://www. He is given $45 but wants more and demands an ATM card and password. and in some cases the police helped them resolve their issues. of Somerville. and some adjacent cities.com/police-heroes/articles/6204718-Photo-Cop-delivering-milk-to-family-onBoston-lockdown-becomes-sensation/?goback=.xml 175 http://www. that the car jacking had occurred at the gas station. Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer Sean Collier. 26. is shot dead on the school's Cambridge.

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

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

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

176 injured.m. At least 8 children were being treated at hospitals.45 pm CNN says that thanks to 2 independent videos.usatoday. including some who had injuries described as “limb threatening. This turned out to be another bogus story.20 am: CNN says injured total is up to 183. to exercise caution and attempt to verify information through appropriate official channels before reporting.m.194 12. There have been vigils all over the Boston area on April-16 evening.com/news/national/Boston-Marathon-bombings-Person-of-interests-apartmentsearched-203184581. . in NYC. at least 17 of whom were critically injured.nbcnews. and the injured count is up to 183.191 1.30 am Officials say bomb squad investigators were called in to the central terminal of La Guardia International Airport. 2013  9 pm (8 pm my time) on Piers Morgan live.html 195 http://wqad. according to a CNN tally.12 pm USA Today says we are up to 170 injured. 195 11:30 a. 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.04 noon W-QAD says Boston-area hospitals have discharged at least 51 of the at least 174 people wounded in Monday’s attack. 10 a.188 Press release 1.”196 10.com/story/news/2013/04/16/obama-boston-marathon-bombing-remarks/2087565/ 193 Ed Davis = Boston Police Commissioner 194 http://www.html 192 http://www.” 191 http://www.asp?a=2817&z=48 190 The word “live” has become meaningless on TV news.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article. NBC reports there were 103 patients from the blasts still being treated at six Boston hospitals. 17 critical. a suspect has been identified and arrested. when they show the exact same show.197 which was evacuated after authorities discovered a suspicious package in the terminal.40 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM we ask the media.198 188 https://www.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .emergencyemail.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. 189 1.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/4/15/ boston_marathon_expl. particularly at this early stage of the investigation.baynews9.Boston officials update victims numbers to 3 dead.56 AP/CBS quote Ed Davis193 saying there were 176 casualties at hospitals. and both are called “live.190 we were told that the 3rd dead is a Chinese citizen.fbi.org/newsemergency/anmviewer.scribd.192 12.com/2013/04/16/device-at-boston-marathon-was-in-metal-pressure-cooker/ 196 http://usnews.   2013 April 16. separated by a few hours.gov/news/updates-on-investigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston/updates-oninvestigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston 189 http://www.kmov.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

scribd. The Chechen Republic's president also used language indicating the suspects may be innocent.51 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM terrorists in the past 40-plus years. It is normal after anyone is arrested. for family and friends of the accused to claim they must be innocent. and the evidence of their guilt not yet public.html https://en. The parents of the boys. within Maps section.yahoo.com/bensmith/why-chechens-think-tsaraev-brothers-were-framed 51 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.emergencyemail. to what they think is happening in the USA.naturalnews. so the Ethnic Chechens may be using what is a logical explanation in their part of the world.com/039977_The_Craft_Boston_marathon_private_military_contractors.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .260 257 258 http://www. 5+ military contractors had been hired to provide security for the Boston Marathon. Allegedly frame-ups by the authorities are common place in Russia.258 The news media has been blasting that the boys were from Chechnya. 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. Maret Tsarnaeva. for example.com/could-why-chechens-think-tsarnaev-brothers-were-framed-230423819. Their agents were carrying back packs very similar to those identified with the suspects.wikipedia.” 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.  They believe the FBI was monitoring the boys for the past 3 years. Biography known now about Suspects (3 Apr 22 C) Wikipedia has a write-up on the Tsarnaev brothers.buzzfeed.asp?a=2830&z=29 260 http://news. The info below does not seem to agree. and the brothers' aunt.362 terrorist attacks in the United States between 1970 and 2011. Perhaps because of the above situation. have stated in interviews:259  They believe the boys have been framed. in a separate chapter. Let’s look at map of where Chechnya is relat ive to Kyrgyzstan and Dagesta.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 259 http://news.org/newsemergency/anmviewer.yahoo. that they are 100% innocent.com/could-why-chechens-think-tsarnaev-brothers-were-framed-230423819.257 They were checking for the kinds of indications associated with dirty bombs.html http://www. The FBI denies this. I had no idea the count was that high.html http://www.

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

” and said he was contaminating people’s minds. 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.html 53 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com/russia-asked-fbi-investigate-boston-bomb-suspect-2011182116158.273 Jan 12. which got him evicted from a religious gathering. and was a hypocrite.275 268 http://www. at the Boston Marathon._ylt=AwrNUbJZVHRRZUEA3c7_wgt.274 Jan 2012: Dzhokhar visits Dagestan.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.html._ylt=AwrNUbJZVHRRZUEA3c7_wgt.html 269 http://www.com/2013/04/20/dzhokhar-tsarnaevs-jahar-twitter-account-promptsscrutiny/ 272 http://news. ‘You are the hypocrite.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. Tamerlan “You are a kafir [an unbeliever]. in which he compared Martin Luther King Jr to the prophet Mohammed. 2012: Dzhokhar (the younger brother) becomes a US citizen.com/metro/2013/04/21/marathon-bombing-suspect-outbursts-had-disturbedcambridge-mosque-goers/LkZnWkXgaRZcMDUdE6V9jM/story.’ The congregation shouted him out of the mosque.blogs. Sep 11. The congregation then said. 2013: Monday explosions.bostonglobe. This was the second time that he had made an unpopular outburst.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. injure almost 200. 273 http://www. 2012: Tamerlan returns to USA.bostonglobe.scribd. Tamerlan Tsarnaev was kicked out of a Cambridge mosque for causing a disturbance. Tsarnaev’s earlier outburst had come in November. 2012: Tamerlan flies from NYC JFK airport to Moscow Russia.html 271 http://thelede. 2013: On Martin Luther King day.html 270 http://www.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .html 274 http://news.bostonglobe.bostonglobe.html.268 Jan 15.yahoo. celebrating the birthday of this American hero.269 The speaker was giving a sermon. He attends naturalization ceremony at TD Banknorth Garden in Boston.bostonglobe.270 Before doing so.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.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. kill three. 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. 275 http://www.” 271 July 17.nytimes.272 June 13.

father Anzor Tsarnaev returned to Russia. after the Boston bombings. an uncle to the Tsarnaev brothers.scribd.blogs.B. 2011: Dzhokhar (the younger brother now aged around 18) graduates from Cambridge Rindge & Latin School.I.280 2010: Tamerlan Tsarnaev marries Katherine Russell.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. does not get any. the Russians said that Tamerlan Tsarnaev “was a follower of radical Islam and a strong believer. and his mother.nytimes. According to a statement released April 2013 by the F.html?pagewanted=2&_r=1 280 http://www.html 279 https://www.276 Oct 25.277 There are no obvious clues to indicate a motive.njherald.bostonglobe.yahoo. and wears the hijab. finds no problems..”279 FBI investigates. US authorities get hundreds of inquiries like this every week. The Russians say they had info that Tamerlan Tsarnaev. had a falling out with Tamerlan.bostonglobe.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.282 276 http://www. it can be tied to this earlier set of clues. also asks Russia for more info.. when in a phone conversation Tamerlan said that he had chosen "God's business" over work or school. gets nothing until April 2013. tells Russia.com/2013/05/03/us/Boston-bombing-suspects-planned-july-fourthattack.html 54 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. their names are now on a watch list. As a result. The CIA investigation also finds no problems.com/2013/04/20/dzhokhar-tsarnaevs-jahar-twitter-account-promptsscrutiny/ 278 http://www. or clear evidence of a plan.nytimes.html 277 http://thelede.bostonglobe. 281 2009: Ruslan Tsarni. asks for the info Russia allegedly has.com/story/22037136/feds-ask-to-interview-wife-of-suspected-bomber 282 http://news.com/bombing-suspect-uncle-had-falling-over-islam-162246172.html 281 http://www. with the Boston Marathon bombing. 2011: Dzhokhar opens a Twitter account. the traditional Muslim headscarf.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. Sep 2011: Tamerlan’s friend Brendan Mess is murdered in Waltham MA.” 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. so that if anything else comes up in the future. Katherine converted to Islam. Tsarni said he then contacted a family friend who told him Tsarnaev had been influenced by a recent convert to Islam. 278 2011 Summer.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. had ties to extremists. Russia asks the FBI and CIA for info on the Tsannaev family. They had met at a nightclub while in college.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .

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

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

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

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

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

All agencies which are involved. Lots of news media have reported about unexploded secondary devices . That video will be collected from before those events. One may already exist due to the marathon.scribd. such as bomb residue to the FBI Bomb lab in Quantico Virginia. finger-prints. but the authorities label these stories as fictional. and when found. and other devices not exploded. with clues as to the nature of the explosion. 4. Thousands of interviews with the injured. clues. This evidence will be examined for DNA. MO of similar past bombings. 6.317 which may help them figure out how the bombs got there. There will be video of the places where the bombs went off. The injuries tell a story.com/2013/04/18/the-bureau-vs-the-bomber/ 60 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. There will be a case management system. and secondary devices found. How complicated were these explosives? What skills would have been needed to make them? Who has those skills? (Potentially millions of people. and where they were found. 13. Many of those customers may be innocent. trying to nail down what process the investigation will probably go through. the data can be searched using key words associated with times. 9. Fox. There 316 317 CNN. Some evidence goes to specialized forensics places. Clues (3 Apr 18 B) The police will have access to video of the scenes.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . and at ingredients retailing.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. names. Joint Operations Command (JOC) gets setup. Teams collect whatever pieces of evidence they can get from what exploded. places. 2. to see faces of people who went to where the bombs later discovered. How similar are these bombs to those used in past attacks. Develop a bomb-signature. 5. Authorities will be looking for faces which show up both at bomb site. 8. including noting precise location of where this stuff was discovered. will have representatives there. 7. witnesses. where the explosions occurred. so as bits of information are reported. 3. There will be video from stores where bomb ingredients purchased. Many of those people may be innocent. the shrapnel. Follow trails of all evidence uncovered. http://swampland. back track ingredients. 12.) 11. What is known about these bombs that are unique enough to match up with what is known about other bombs? 10. people who call the tip lines. 316 1. how far it traveled.time. but may need to move to larger quarters. 14. MSNBC. like Unibomber and front lines of US foreign wars? That can be a clue to organizations involved with whoever made the bombs.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

org/wiki/Incidents_involving_ricin https://en.can kill an adult. who is behind what attacks.403 The letter was postmarked in Memphis and had no suspicious markings or return address.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .com/news/three_suspicious_packages_in_senate_office_buildings-224094-1.402 Security at the Capital has been increased. Senator Wicker got a bodyguard.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. The 2nd test is at the same field office as the 1st test.cnn. In my opinion.org/wiki/Ricin https://en.usatoday.399 Ricin to Senator Wicker (3 May 05) I first saw this news on April-16.2C_Washington. The authorities are saying there is nothing to indicate it has anything to do with the attacks in Boston.scribd.rollcall.2C_USA 402 CNN.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.wikipedia. which could be consistent with ricin poisoning. and updates. It wasn't clear whether that was the cause of her illness. but the first tests are cheaper ones.com/story/news/nation/2013/05/02/ricin-suspect-hearing/2128851/ https://en. There have been only 1 positive test. until a suspect was arrested.com/2013/04/16/health/what-is-ricin/ https://en. we working on a 2nd. and if we ever know.cnn.wikipedia. and now has gone to a more intensive lab testing.wikipedia.org/wiki/Incidents_involving_ricin#April_2013. A clerk in the judge's office had exhibited flu-like symptoms. It may be a coincidence of proximity in time and geography. all mail to Congress is tested before delivery.nytimes.html?_r=0 403 http://msbusiness. no return address is suspicious by definition. There is no specific test for exposure and no antidote once exposed.an amount the size of the head of a pin -. There have been 2 positive tests. There is no suspect.wikipedia. MSNBC.2C_DC. No one is in custody. Likewise they know nothing to indicate it has not.com/2013/04/16/us/tainted-letter-intercepted http://www. Mail addressed to Senator Roger E. The 2nd test is at the lab.401 was subjected to a different test. Since Anthrax400 in the snail mail. Then more news media added details. we working on a 3rd. News media as usual is chaotic immediately after the news. Until we know.Wicker ® Mississippi tested positive for Ricin. 399 400 http://www. As little as 500 micrograms of Ricin -.html https://www. http://www. There is a suspect in custody.com/2013/04/17/us/politics/toxic-ricin-detected-on-mail-sent-to-senator. this is only speculation.org/wiki/Anthrax 401 http://www. but she had not died. It seems unlikely that two tests are false positives. also tested positive.


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


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

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

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

Time Travelling News Media (3 Apr 18 B)
Maybe some day there will be an arrest in this case. In their rush to be first to announce a scoop, many news media are reporting events before and at a time when the authorities are saying those stories are totally untrue.
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http://stream.aljazeera.com/story/201304222133-0022692 http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2013/04/16/obama-boston-marathon-bombing-remarks/2087565/ 415 http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2013/05/02/marathon-bombing-suspects-initially-planned-julyattack-officials-say/XSpTNQmjYMK8TCNUKjsh3K/story.html


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April 17: CNN says suspects arrested. DoJ says untrue.416 At least thru Apr 17, multiple news outlets were saying that the FBI had photos of a dark skinned male placing a package, where a bomb later exploded, then backed away. Untrue, according to the FBI, that same day,

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

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



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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

cityofboston. Blogosphere. Rather I try to visit some regularly. or compromise a court case. other search engine news. both of which can distract my time. TV news. Wikipedia. TIPS for Investigation: Call 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324) & choose prompt #3. Official sources day-8 Apr-22 (3 Apr 22 B) I do not check all major sources every day: official.gov/POLICE/ 98 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . foreign media. about noon: Boston Incidents (Police Updated 4/29 12:45PM)      Business & Resident Resource Center: Located at Boston Public Library. Boston Incidents (Police Updated 4/22 8:25AM) This data is from the Boston Police site. Boston media.fbi. you may call 617-534-5050. Google news. 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. Some official info is going straight into the time line. I do not do so for this. rather than being placed here. from time to time. and a life. and sometimes there are national security reasons for censorship.gov. local news papers. Counseling: Anyone needing support can call the Mayor's Healthline at 617-5345050 to be connected to a counselor on-call 9AM-5PM. Submit info via email: Boston@ic. Official sources Apr-29 (3 May 05) This data is from the Boston Police site438 which was last updated by the police April-29.439     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.gov/POLICE/ http://www. Copley Central Branch at 700 Boylston (Washington Room. Thus expect me to occasionally skip a day or two of a particular source type.cityofboston. you may call 617-343-1373. I also have a day job. Submit info to FBI website.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.scribd. or other stories I am following. enter Dartmouth Street entrance). 438 439 http://www.

CO. regarding FEMA info about major incidents in America. 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. April 15. M 6.fbi.scribd. 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.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . NM.gov. Submit info to FBI website. CA.m.  201304022 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.S activity. They will be available 9AM-5PM from 4/22-4/26. April 22. TIPS for Investigation: Call 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324) & choose prompt #3. Residents With Questions: Call the Mayor's Hotline at 617-635-4500.6 – China Declaration Activity: • FEMA-4110-DR-MA & FEMA-3363-EM-TX approved Situation: • Two explosions occurred near the finish line at approx. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Monday.pdf Significant Events: • West Fertilizer Plant Explosion – West.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. 2:50 p. Submit info via email: Boston@ic. 2013 attached. AZ Earthquake Activity: No significant U. EDT. 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.

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

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

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

Middle Mississippi Valley Red Flag Warnings: CA & TX.S. 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. day shift only Fertilizer Plant Explosion – West. I copy paste particulars of greatest interest to me. 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. 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. 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. Rain / high elevation snow – Pacific Northwest into Great Basin Heavy rainfall & risk of severe thunderstorms – Northeast. 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. MA West Fertilizer Plant Explosion – West. in Indiana-Illinois area.2 – Kuril’sk. TX 103 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.scribd.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Russia April 15. 2013 Boston page included photos from FBI of suspects. asking the general public for help in identifying them. • Two explosions occurred near the finish line of Boston Marathon • 3 confirmed fatalities. Mid-Atlantic into Florida Flash flooding possible. Significant Events: Severe Weather/Flooding – Midwest Boston Marathon Explosions – Boston. Earthquake Activity: M 7. Emergency declaration.103   Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Lockdown transportation & academia.

scribd.fema.gov/disaster/3362 http://content. 2013 President Declares Emergency for Massachusetts April 18. 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. H7N9 Avian Influenza A – China April 18. 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. FDA and other vaccine manufacturers to develop. 2013: • 87 (+49) confirmed human cases across 6 provinces • 17 (+7) fatalities • 4 clusters of possible. 2013 (1.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 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.04 am) 440 News Releases April 18.com/bulletins/gd/USDHSFEMA-76f487 104 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.govdelivery. limited human-to-human transmission • 15 (+1) US residents with respiratory illness who recently traveled to China were tested. 13 were negative.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.


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Individuals & Household Program (IHP): Provides money and services to people in Presidentially declared disaster areas. Housing Assistance (HA): Provides assistance for disaster-related housing needs. Other Needs Assistance (ONA): Provides assistance for other disaster-related needs, such as furnishings, transportation, and medical.

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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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Virginia. Here is info from the bounce: Boston@ci. composed of more than 30 federal. theu upload a revised edition of these notes.gov (while not connected): 554 5. Let’s try again. state. yesterday afternoon. .m.fbi. e-mail them to boston@ic. Massachusetts State Police. the JTTF began its investigation. intelligence analysts. April 16. direct from this site.) 447 The FBI Boston’s Joint Terrorism Task Force. and local law enforcement agencies. No piece of information or detail is too small. Virginia for a complete and thorough analysis.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . with information. it should be ic. specialized examiners will reconstruct the device and determine its makeup and components. All media inquiries should be directed to the FBI’s National Press Office at (202) 324-3691.108 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM If you have visual images. and federal government agency associated with the JTTF—and many others on 446 https://www. Away from the scene.” News media has been reporting “definitely.gov. video. fix any place which needs fixing. HSI. Among items partially recovered are pieces of black nylon —which could be from a backpack—and what appear to be fragments of BBs and nails possibly contained in a pressure cooker device.Remarks by Boston Special Agent in Charge. Those assigned to the JTTF. prompt #3.4 [internal] Domain >>> Lookup Failed AHA … I sent to ci.scribd. This morning the FBI. United States Secret Service. and ATF.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. then review this doc. along with Boston PD. and/or details regarding the explosions along the Boston Marathon route and elsewhere. the FBI initiated a command post. 2013 (p. Many of them were already there as part of the general security for the marathon already in place.448 We are expediting this blast evidence to our Laboratory in Quantico.fbi. Their goal was to recover physical items related to the blast. and others responded to the scene. Those items have been recovered and sent to the FBI’s Laboratory in Quantico. and ATF officially began its forensic evidence recovery effort at the site.” 108 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. You can also call 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324). Let’s see if try # 2 gets thru. I thought that was the e-mail I sent to which bounced.fbi. Massachusetts State Police.fbi.4. and other personnel from every state. including Boston Police.gov/news/updates-on-investigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston/updates-oninvestigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston 447 https://www. There. local. Immediately after the bombing.

The citizens of Massachusetts and the city of Boston 449 450 http://www. Someone who appeared to be carrying an unusually heavy. Importantly.justice. Suspicious interest in researching how to create explosive device.Remarks by Boston Special Agent in Charge. . reviewing government and public source databases. We are doing this methodically. We are asking anyone who may have heard someone speak about the marathon or the date of April 15 in any way that indicated he or she may target the event to call us.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Our ongoing investigation in various locations throughout the area goes on. 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. 2013 449 The FBI has set up a tip line – at 1-800-CALL-FBI – for anyone who has information. including Boston PD and Mass State Police—more than 1.109 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM their own.m.) 450 This remains a very active investigation.000 law enforcement officers across many agencies—have been assigned to this investigation via the command post. or details relating to yesterday’s explosions along the Boston Marathon route. carefully.000 tips as of noon today. We continue to interview various witnesses and process the crime scene. or relative. analyzed. They began canvassing sources. images.fbi. 2013 (a. Cooperation from the community will play a crucial role is this investigation.Statement by Attorney General Holder. In an investigation of this nature. and conducting interviews with eyewitnesses and others to determine who is responsible for this crime. However. yet with a sense of urgency.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.gov/opa/pr/2013/April/13-ag-436. and vetted. We ask that businesses review and preserve surveillance video and other business records in their original form. the person who did this is someone’s friend. the FBI has received more than 2. dark-colored bag yesterday around the time of the blasts and in the vicinity of the blasts. We are particularly interested in reviewing video footage captured by bystanders with cell phones or personal cameras near either of the blasts. which could take some time. many of which have already been reviewed. Already. Someone knows who did this. there are no known additional threats.html https://www.scribd. neighbor. The noise of explosions in remote areas prior to yesterday which may have been used as tests by those responsible. . April 16. no detail is too small. coworker. April 16.

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

NM & TX Earthquake Activity: M6.6 Papua New Guinea Explosions – Boston MA. two explosions occurred near finish line of Boston Marathon ▲ 3 confirmed fatalities.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Below I copy-paste content of this report. of interest to me.30 am. CA. bad weather any of those places. April 17. 2:50 pm EDT. MA EOC reports 176 injured and hospitalized. 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. 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. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Wednesday. other agencies reporting higher number of injured Critical Infrastructure Impact: • Boston Logan Airport open but remains on heightened security • Boston Metro resumed service on all lines. with sites in East Central Illinois. can disrupt the network.scribd.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. Continuing status of agencies on the list. 2013  201304017 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. April 15 Overview: • April 15. to identify any new or corrected info.pdf Comparing what FEMA said April-17 morning with their April-16 version. I see:      3 confirmed dead 176+ injured/hospitalized Update on temporary shelters Add to list of gov agencies taking whatever action. or anywhere in between. and North Central Indiana. in Evansville Indiana (SW corner of the state). and the computer operations dependent upon it. Here is their report two days after the Boston Bombings. Significant Events: • Explosions – Boston.

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

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

NM & TX • Space Weather: No space weather storms observed or predicted Tropical Activity: No activity threatening U. closed to traffic. 8. 13. limited due to congestion • Boston’s Back Bay along Boylston St. 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.scribd. DCE.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . with the exception of Copley Station • Cellular service is operational. April 15 Significant Event: • April 15 at 2:50 pm EDT. Boston remains open with unknown occupants • The following States have activated EOCs. CO. M7. & 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.3 Oklahoma.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. &TN • Numerous cities & mass-transit systems have implemented heightened alert & security measures Region I • Region I RRCC is at Level II (Partial Activation) with ESFs 1.S. territories Earthquake Activity: M4. 10. MA • FEMA IMAT Team White is on Alert • No requests for assistance have been received at this time 114 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. 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. MD.8 Iran Declaration Activity: None Explosions – Boston MA. NJ.

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

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

            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.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.uk/news/world-22161572 460 http://live.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article. I watched (from my SW Indiana location) during the wee hours.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. so this was obviously a rerun of earlier news.com/item/ahZzfmJyZWFraW5nbmV3cy13d3ctaHJkcg0LEgRTZWVkGM6qvQ 4M/2013/04/15/boston-hospitals-report-more-than-100-being-treated-after-marathon-exp 462 http://www.” For example.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . some TV news showing what the anchor said was happening “right now” and it was broad daylight in Boston (one time zone away).co.html 459 http://www.story 463 150 photos by Aaron "tango" Tang via Flicker 117 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.bbc.com/news/chi-boston-marathon-explosion-20130415.lawfareblog. Media sources Apr-16 day-2 (3 Apr 18) Here is where I got new info on April 16.chicagotribune.641755.com/2013/04/todays-headlines-and-commentary-406/ http://www. Some TV news media.breakingnews.com/Event/Live_blog_Explosion_in_Copley_Square 461 http://www. showing us what is going on “live” is obviously misrepresented “taped. and where more info.boston.0.scribd.baynews9.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/4/15/ boston_marathon_expl.

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

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

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

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

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

[27] http://www.com/news/2013/apr/14/nyc-agrees-pay-occupy-wall-street-232000-booksdes/ 123 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. A little after 8 pm my time. Pakistan is under almost daily bombardment by both the USG and US’s enemies.html [25] http://www. Nations need to improve their ability to shoot down any drone which does not yet have Air Traffic Control (ATC) permission to be in the air space it has been found in. let me know so I can forward them. 2013.com/robotics/2009/09/new-group-aims-to-curb-military-use-of-robots.  No doubt this will get thousands of times more media coverage than the killing of innocents by USG drones.google. and the USAF492 ethics blog. As usual.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .net/2011/12/new-scientist-campaign-asks-for-international-treaty-to-limit-war-robots/ http://www. I uploaded version 0.123 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. which is just before 2 pm my Central Time.com/NewsDetails/tabid/96/smid/414/ArticleID/195184/reftab/36/Defau lt.arabtimesonline. The issue is not IF they are going to get them.com/military-aviation-amp-space/article/2009-09/no-nuke-or-space-military-botspleads-arms-control-committee http://blog.com/u/0/108007903544513887227/about Revision notes (3 May 10) The bombings occurred moments before 3 pm March-15. Al Mac = Alister William Macintyre Linked In: http://www.tmcnet. [23] http://afgeneralcounsel. Pakistan statistics show that for every 1 innocent civilian killed by USG drones. but the victims can’t tell much difference between the two. I learned about them an hour later. and use them.popsci. Hezbollah is the only officially non-state actor operating drones. http://www. Eastern Time.1 [22] So far. 494 OWS = Occupy Wall Street. is going to make it harder and harder for courts to hold anyone accountable. occasionally write about the autonomous threat. Nations need to get their national defense act together before the Taliban and other similar adversaries have them. 493  NYC agrees to pay OWS494 for the destruction of private property by the [27] police.go.washingtontimes.aspx 492 USAF = United States Air Force.linkedin.mil/2013/04/15/ken-anderson-on-law-and-ethics-for-autonomousweapon-systems/ [24] http://icrac.scribd.com/doc/115182066/Drone-Robots-Al-Mac [26] 493 http://abcnews.scribd.net/2012/11/dod-directive-on-autonomy-in-weapon-systems/ http://icrac. if my footnote citations don’t come thru.[22] Lawfare. but WHEN they will get them. Breaking other news: [26]  2 explosions at finish line of Boston Marathon. then wrote up some notes. then watched TV for a while.dodlive.[23] which ICRAC (International Committee for Robot Arms Control)[24] and others[25] have been warning about for some time. there are a hell of a lot more killed by terrorist and suicide bombers.com/in/almacintyre Google Plus: https://plus.

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

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

Cyber Crime Epidemic. and recent advances in computer technology. and there’s also other developments. Smoking Gun evidence. http://www. 59K reads collectively of all that I have uploaded = 53 documents.com/doc/117284229/School-Scandals-and-Abductions http://www. I believe we can learn from the Boston Bombing aftermath (sharing videos with FBI). School Children Abductions.31 uploaded late nite May-11. and so I am writing that up in my School Children notes.scribd. and day job responsibilities. At end of chapter headings is vintage how recently I updated them. In the next edition. notice new chapters sections:  Extend Common Carrier. to improve the Amber Alert response to abducted children. and other modern day crises. Approx 1 week anniversary. Apr 22-C = what I added to this afternoon.  Improving Technology to Improve Justice. I expect in the near future to be uploading another revision of School Children Abduction Scandals. Boston plans for re-opening impact zone. Apr 22 = what I added to in wee hours.8 Meg Doc.scribd.501 because once again I am seeing parallels in missed opportunities. Bombing victims all will recover.scribd.  Improve Info for Investigations – importance of authorities having a better understanding about Crime Enablers and Dirty Data.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . between Boston Bombings. to improve Internet civil liberties. I also expect in near future to upload another revision of Solution Ideas. where some simple revisions in our infrastructure should provide massive mitigation across the board.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/119857289/Solution-Ideas 126 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. thanks to distractions with real life.  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)  1.500 because I am getting a lot more info on the Ohio Cleveland Kidnap story. Apr 21 = what I added to yesterday. latest additions:      500 501 What culprit charged with. Car Jack victim story. Version 1. Apr 22-B = what I added to this morning.  Scribd shows 10k reads of all prior versions of this doc (it was ½ k as of prior version).

from earlier shares. More known about suspects. wee hours version. V0. Approx 15% increase vs. Approx 10% increase vs. version.8 having 19 in 4 hours or 5 an hour.7 upload just after 4 pm my time (5 pm EDT) Apr 18. 335-337 Scribd reads during my replacing latest version. 342 others. 1. so 20 me. so 14 me.0 got 33 reads in 9 hours. so it is now 156 hours since the bombing … let’s quit tracking this data point. in early evening. 1 meg Doc. earlier in day.8 upload just before 8 pm my time (9 pm EDT) Apr 19 “B” or 102 hours after bombing: 72 pages. so 16 me. Version 0. 451 others. 668k PDF.7 had 23 reads in 18 hours. so 18 me. 416 others. and uploaded latest revision. overnite. TOC is now 2 pages.5 Meg Doc. Approx 5% increase vs. morning version. 358-360 Scribd reads as I replaced version. Version 1.0 uploaded approx 7 pm my time (8 pm EDT) Apr 21 or 125 hours after bombing: 88 pages. about 3 reads an hour.9 getting 21 reads in 14 hours = 1 ½ an hour.1 uploaded approx 2 am my time (3 am EDT) Apr 22 or I have messed up with my arithmetic. prior day version. 296 footnotes (263+33). 444 (411+33) footnotes.8 to 0. Version 0. prior day version. climbing again.9 to 1. Version 1. 1. Version 0.1: 92 pages. TOC almost 3 pages.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . with V 0. 419 (386+33) footnotes. 1.2 got 35 reads in 12 hours or about 3 an hour.0 to 1. which is an increase to 3 an hour rate. about 1 an hour. 23 me. Version 1. 302 other people. And other topics. Approx 5% increase vs. 321 other people. 101 pages. 1. 569 PDF.3 Meg Doc. 398 footnotes (365+33).28 Meg Doc. and 3 pm to 3 am is 12 hours.127     Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Lots additions to Time Line. or 98 hours after bombing: 68 pages. 474 Scribd reads before and after I replaced version. overall 3 an hour. earlier in evening version.4 meg Doc. with from V 0. 436=>439 Scribd reads as I replaced version. or it may just be time of day.9 uploaded just after 10 am my time (11 am EDT) Apr 20 or 116 hours after bombing: 83 pages. 363 footnotes (330+33). 602k PDF. 467k PDF.1 to 1.7 to 0.6 to 0. Perfect Crime explained vs. 23 me. 1. V 1. 946k Doc.2 uploaded approx 2 pm my time (3 am EDT) Apr 22 (close to the moment of silence). and from V 0. 375 others. 15-16 17 18 19 20 21 is 6 days @ 24 hours. 127 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. 2 ½ pages TOC. Scribd had 314-316 reads as I adjusted description.1 got 41 reads in 7 hours or about 6 an hour rate. approx 3 reads an hour overall.scribd. 320 footnotes (287+33). 393-395 Scribd reads as I replaced version. Marginal increase vs. adjusted tags to include relevant geography and other info about the brothers Grimm. 1. Approx 10% increase vs. Conspiracy Theories. 626k PDF. 503k PDF.

so 12 me. or 32 hours after the bombing = 40 pages. version. or 74 hours after bombing: 58 pages. 786k Doc. 225 footnotes (198+27). 643k Doc.4 had 73 reads in 24 hours.4 to 0.6 upload 11 pm my time (midnite EDT) Apr 18. Approx 20% increase vs. about 2 an hour. just after 3 pm my time = 31 pages. I had found out about it about 1 hour after it happened. 249k PDF.1 launch approx 6 hours after the bombing = 9 pages.502 I see 124 reads. TOC just over 1 page. so 10 reads my total.3 had 48 reads in 13 hours. maybe 3 an hour overall.1 and 0. or approx 10 an hour. or about 4 an hour. Version 0. After uploading this.3 to 0. 9 TOC. 267 footnotes (234+33). from time of each upload so far. Approx 20% increase vs.5 upload approx 4 pm my time (5 pm EDT) Apr 18. prior day version. or about 3 an hour. the count was 177 reads of this at Scribd. Two are mine.scribd. Approx 200% increase vs. V 0. 389k PDF. 535k Doc. Scribd had 276-278 reads. Scribd had 250 reads before I uploaded this new edition.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . there had been 122 reads. 137k Doc. Version 0. Five have been me. 255 footnotes (222+33).2 uploaded approx 25 hours after the bombing. which I believe is a count of how many people have looked at it in the 19 hours it was there so far. Scribd had 289-291 reads. Version 0. prior day version. Between uploading version 0.4 upload almost midnite my time April-17 evening. V 0. so 8 reads total by me. Version 0. approx 5 an hour overall. Version 0. 192k PDF. 81k PDF.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac 128 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. V 0. 279 other people. in the evening. or 56 hours after bombing: 48 pages. TOC almost 2 pages.2 to 0.2. 315k PDF. 253 after both upload and adjust description.128 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Version 0. 163 footnotes (136+27). so that’s 172 reads by other people. V 0. prior day version. 245 by other people.3 uploaded almost midnite my time April-16 evening. That’s an average of approx 5 an hour overall. 385k PDF. 502 http://www. Marginal increase vs. maybe 4 an hour overall. or 80 hours after bombing: 61 pages.6 had 11 reads in 6 hours. 412k Doc. earlier in day.5 had 23 reads in 18 hours.scribd. Approx 30% increase vs. of these research notes on Scribd. 54 footnotes (30+24). 202 footnotes (175+27).5 to 0. 831k Doc. prior day version. 268 other people. about 1 an hour.

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