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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

scribd. like Russia. The BBC has a map of where some of this was happening. although the family is apparently ethnic Chechan.36 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Tuesday.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main. throwing explosives. which the national news media did a totally shoddy job of trying to report.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. but anyone they encounter in the Boston area.xml 37 https://www. Chechnya. April 16. when the news story dies down. then people from there engaged in various attacks against Russian interests around the world.co. with retail businesses. shoot outs.bbc. showing events in this war between the suspects and not only the police. Dagestan.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.uk/news/world-us-canada-22166073 36 http://www.. Here are map images for Chechnya. put down by Russia. car jacking. which they update as they get new info.37 34 http://www.google.com has a map. I plan to add some info here.boston. I also saw early news about them claiming they lived for a while in Turkey. Info in the time line about the boys biographical history does not seem to agree on where they have been. as we went from supporting freedom fighters against repressive regimes. 2013  201304016 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. Page 4 of the PDF has a map with multiple relevant locations.bostonglobe.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .pdf See the chapter “Official sources day two” on FEMA.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. Boston Demographics (3 Apr 20) Boston is a city of some 625. Kyrgyzstan (3 Apr 22) The news media has been blasting that the boys were from Chechnya. to put some things in perspective. in a metropolis of 2 million. to supporting most all governments against disaffected rebels after 9/11.35 The Bostonglobe.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.000. Chechnya is where in recent history there has been a revolution.com/search?q=chechnya+map&client=firefox-a&sa=X&rls=org. and lots more. Let’s look at map of where Chechnya is relative to Kyrgyzstan and Dagesta.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

com/metro/2013/04/18/mit-police-officer-hit-gunfire-cambridge-policedispatcher-says/4UeCClOVeLr8PHLvDa99zK/story. sunglasses and a black jacket over a hooded sweatshirt looked at Jeff.html 77 https://en. on April 15.75 Bauman witness (3 Apr 20) Just before 3 p. when in a phone conversation Tamerlan said that he had chosen "God's business" over work or school. Bauman’s information helped in vestigators narrow down whom to look for in hours of video of the attack. He lost both legs below the knee. A picture of him in a wheelchair. and dropped a bag at his feet. He had a falling out with Tamerlan in 2009. Tsarnaev brothers (3 Apr 22) Wikipedia has a write-up on the Tsarnaev brothers. Chris Bauman.com/bombing-suspect-uncle-had-falling-over-islam-162246172.77 Tsarnaev brothers came to America several years ago and were living in the Boston area. he said.wikipedia.m. Tsarni said he then contacted a family friend who told him Tsarnaev had been influenced by a recent convert to Islam.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Tsarni. his brother. Jeff Bauman gave the FBI a description of the man he saw. A man wearing a cap. “He woke up under so much drugs.bostonglobe. ‘bag.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 19 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. asked for a paper and pen and wrote.’ While still in intensive care. looked right at me.bloomberg. 27. bloodied and ashen.html 75 http://news. said in an interview.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.scribd.78 What the news media reports of their ancestry. tearing Jeff’s legs apart. was broadcast around the world as he was rushed to Boston Medical Center. the bag exploded. Ruslan is an uncle to the Tsarnaev brothers. merges with what we already know 74 http://www.yahoo. his brother said.com/news/2013-04-19/boston-bombing-victim-in-iconic-photo-helped-identifyattackers. Jeff Bauman was waiting among the crowd for his girlfriend to cross the finish line at the Boston Marathon.html 76 http://www.76 Two and a half minutes later. saw the guy.

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

fbi. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Saturday.aspx?id=6089 85 http://www.92 and Bird Flu in China. return home. April 20.pdf President Obama. 83 84 http://www.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.30 am.cityofboston.gov/news/Default. 2013. 2013 Here is FEMA report for Friday April 19. but I try to keep up on links to them.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.fbi. Boston explosion updates88 I have not viewed all of the official reports.cityofboston. April 19. 2013 Boston Special Agent in Charge.aspx?id=6091 86 https://www. Massachusetts State Government  http://www.  201304020 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. and commuter rail) is suspended until further notice.aspx?id=6079 http://www.fbi. FEMA comes out with a daily report each morning around 8.gov/news/Default.scribd.gov/eopss/agencies/msp/ Federal agencies working this case  https://www.pdf calling my copy: FBI Boston Bomber Friends 2013 May 2.90 and national weather forecasts.com/doc/114094060/Indy-Boom 21 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.gov/oneboston http://www.89 Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion. If you are at an MBTA station please do not congregate there.gov/boston/press-releases/2013/suspect-in-boston-marathon-attack-charged-with-usinga-weapon-of-mass-destruction 87 I downloaded 2013-0447.21        Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM http://cityofboston. train.mass.scribd.cityofboston. 2013.cityofboston.85 ALERT-Boston is the city's emergency notification system [link] MBTA: Service (including bus.mbta. See www.91 Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion. April-21.86   FBI charges against bomber Tsarnaev’s friends: Kadyrbayev-Tazhayakov-Phillipos (PDF 87 20 pages).gov/  Criminal complaint (pdf) with April-22 charges against surviving suspect.gov/news/default.gov/governor/  http://www. with info on Boston Bombings.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . http://www.” 90 My notes on this will be in the next edition shared of my US epidemic of critical infrastructure explosions. April 19.mass.com for updates. 88 https://www. with info on Boston Bombings.

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

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

 Anyone who heard or saw anything.  Video taken.scribd. I suspect they are overloaded.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767721-investigators-believe-boston-bombs-werepressure-cookers-hidden-in-backpacks-officials-say?lite 101 http://bostonherald.nbcnews.  Info about the attacks. where some people. how heavy.  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.101 Although the FBI has exonerated them. before or after the bombing.gov/ anyone with any information. they are afraid to step outdoors. #3. My communication bounced. April 16. Examples of Tips.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . which sounds suspicious.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. like it may be related to people who were planning something like this. 100 http://www. photos or video please call 1-800-225-5324.24  Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Task Force Tip Lines (for people with useful clues for authorities): POLICE ASK FOR ANY INFORMATION 1 800-494-TIPS   617-223-6610 617-223-6612  Boston@ci. so suspects include ANYONE carrying a backpack. 5. where the people movements appear they are carrying something of sufficient mass to have been the bombs. because they could not handle the volume. in the video now in retrospect.com/article/2013/04/16/us-usa-explosions-boston-idUSBRE93F06T20130416 http://usnews.fbi. because of many web sites targeting them. just like after 9/11 when they had to throw away millions of tips. look suspicious.fbi.reuters. Some such people may be totally innocent.gov  FBI Tip Line: 1-800-CALL-FBI  FBI Website to report tips:  https://bostonmarathontips. Boston Suspect Photo & Video Situation Page Link  The FBI now knows how large the bombs were. other than what is being blasted all over the news media. which can help the investigation:100  Video taken of the areas where the bombs went off.30 pm I tried to send some tips to the authorities = links to 200 Boston pictures. before they went off.

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

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

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

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

toledoblade.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone. "a large pyrotechnic.133 125 http://usnews.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone.scribd. and other evidence tying them to the bombings last Monday.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. and were most likely planning more attacks.com/news/local-news/20130422-boston-suspects-arsenal-indicates-theyplanned-more-attacks-police-say.131 The two men suspected in the Boston Marathon bombings were armed with a small arsenal of guns.dallasnews. ammunition and explosives when they first confronted police early April-19.128 The FBI searches Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's dorm room in Pine Dale Hall." 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.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index.com/_news/2013/04/21/17841985-crowdfunding-raises-2-million-for-bostonvictims-critics-urge-caution?lite 126 http://www.toledoblade.cityofboston."129 Agents also scoured the brothers’ credit-card records and other material seized from their apartment and car for evidence of bomb components. and shootings later in the week.toledoblade. they seize BB's.toledoblade.html 131 http://bangordailynews.nbcnews.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.cnn. However.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone.com/2013/04/21/news/nation/boston-police-commissioner-believes-suspectsplanned-other-bombings/?ref=latest 132 http://www. authorities said April-21.ece 133 http://www.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone.aspx?id=6091 29 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.html 130 http://www.29 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM alone.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . not connected to any organization which is a continuing threat.gov/news/Default.html 128 http://www. the backpacks used. investigators are continuing to search whether they had help or were operating in league with anyone else.html 127 http://www.html 129 http://www. just in case. on the campus of the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth. 126 It was just them two trouble makers.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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

a suspect has been identified and arrested. and the injured count is up to 183.kmov.usatoday.com/2013/04/16/device-at-boston-marathon-was-in-metal-pressure-cooker/ 196 http://usnews. 17 critical.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article. There have been vigils all over the Boston area on April-16 evening.30 am Officials say bomb squad investigators were called in to the central terminal of La Guardia International Airport.04 noon W-QAD says Boston-area hospitals have discharged at least 51 of the at least 174 people wounded in Monday’s attack.40 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM we ask the media.org/newsemergency/anmviewer.Boston officials update victims numbers to 3 dead.scribd. 176 injured. and both are called “live. NBC reports there were 103 patients from the blasts still being treated at six Boston hospitals.56 AP/CBS quote Ed Davis193 saying there were 176 casualties at hospitals.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/4/15/ boston_marathon_expl. 2013  9 pm (8 pm my time) on Piers Morgan live.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.gov/news/updates-on-investigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston/updates-oninvestigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston 189 http://www.html 195 http://wqad. 189 1.12 pm USA Today says we are up to 170 injured.asp?a=2817&z=48 190 The word “live” has become meaningless on TV news.html 192 http://www.nbcnews. at least 17 of whom were critically injured. when they show the exact same show.197 which was evacuated after authorities discovered a suspicious package in the terminal.m.192 12. separated by a few hours.m.fbi.”196 10.com/story/news/2013/04/16/obama-boston-marathon-bombing-remarks/2087565/ 193 Ed Davis = Boston Police Commissioner 194 http://www. particularly at this early stage of the investigation. At least 8 children were being treated at hospitals.baynews9.emergencyemail. 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.” 191 http://www.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .com/news/national/Boston-Marathon-bombings-Person-of-interests-apartmentsearched-203184581.194 12.191 1. 10 a.198 188 https://www.20 am: CNN says injured total is up to 183.45 pm CNN says that thanks to 2 independent videos. including some who had injuries described as “limb threatening. .188 Press release 1.190 we were told that the 3rd dead is a Chinese citizen. in NYC. to exercise caution and attempt to verify information through appropriate official channels before reporting. 195 11:30 a. This turned out to be another bogus story.   2013 April 16. according to a CNN tally.

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

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

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

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

he said. Smoking Gun video evidence (3 May 04) 2013 April 15  2. and there's a phone in his left hand.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index. bloodied and ashen.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index.’ While still in intensive care. away from the direction of the finish line. o He finishes the call.45 pm approx: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is seen on camera. 229 o He then can be seen apparently slipping his knapsack onto the ground. A photograph taken from the opposite side of the street shows the knapsack on the ground at Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's feet. 232 228 http://www.scribd.html 45 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. tearing Jeff’s legs apart. ‘bag. sunglasses and a black jacket over a hooded sweatshirt looked at Jeff. He has his right thumb hooked under his backpack strap. Jeff Bauman gave the FBI a description of the man he saw. A man wearing a cap. Jeff Bauman was waiting among the crowd for his girlfriend to cross the finish line at the Boston Marathon.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index. looking at his cell phone and "once appearing to take a picture with it.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index.html 231 http://www.html http://www.231 o "He glances to the east and then calmly but rapidly begins moving to the west. looked right at me. He lost both legs below the knee. said in an interview. on April 15.45 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Witness survives to identify one bomber (3 Apr 18 B) Just before 3 p.cnn. asked for a paper and pen and wrote. 228 Two and a half minutes later.html 230 http://www.cnn." About 30 seconds before the first blast. having left it on the ground where he had been standing.cnn. "Virtually" everyone along Boylston turns toward the finish line. was broadcast around the world as he was rushed to Boston Medical Center.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index. 27.com/news/2013-04-19/boston-bombing-victim-in-iconic-photo-helped-identifyattackers. and the first explosion goes off within seconds (the one believed to have been triggered by his brother Tamerlan).html 229 http://www.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . his brother said. walking toward the finish line.cnn.bloomberg. He walks away without his knapsack. Bauman’s information helped investigators narrow down whom to look for in hours of video of the attack. "in apparent bewilderment and alarm. He appears calm. He stops in front of Forum. Chris Bauman. site of the second explosion. the bag exploded.m. his brother. “He woke up under so much drugs." but not Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. A picture of him in a wheelchair.230 o Dzhokhar Tsarnaev stays at this location for about four minutes. he lifts the phone to his head and speaks for about 18 seconds.html 232 http://www.cnn. and dropped a bag at his feet. saw the guy.

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

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

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

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

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

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

2013 8. until late in the day. after he was discovered hiding inside a boat in a backyard in Watertown.266 While most of Boston. and dorm parties.scribd.html 267 http://www. 2013 1. 265 April 16.html 265 http://www. and proof of alibi. 2013: The day after the bombing. a university official told CNN.cnn.262 April 18.com/dzhokhar-tsarnaev-acted-nothing-happened-day-marathon-friend-113900406-abc-news-topstories. abuse during questioning.com/2013/04/20/us/boston-youngerbrother/?sr=google_news&google_editors_picks=true 264 http://www. He attended classes and dorm parties and went to the gym. 2013: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev continues to attend classes. with different perpetrators. April 19. then lie on the stand.20 to 2. and America.52 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Frame-ups do occur in the USA.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. was in a state of shock. says a friend.html 263 http://www. Suspect identified as Tamerlan Tsarnaev is apprehended and pronounced dead at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.cnn.cnn.45 pm: Dzhokhar captured alive by the police.264 April 17.yahoo. 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.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . There are police who do wrongful arrests.30 am: Tamerlan dies as a result of a series of battles between the brothers and the people of the Boston metropolis.html 262 http://www.bostonglobe. 2013: On Thursday.bostonglobe. This is evidence of a failure of assimilation. police engage in gunfight with a suspect throwing explosive devices at them.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. but they are relatively rare. After suspects kill an MIT police officer and highjack a car. and dorm parties.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.261 Apr-19 Tamerlan Tsarnaev killed (3 Apr 22) April 19.bostonglobe. which we find out about when there is video evidence of the circumstances of the arrest.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.263 April 18. after an almost 2 hour stand-off. Dzhokhar was on the campus of University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth every day after the attack until late Thursday.267 261 http://www. than the Chechen experience. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev acts like nothing has happened. 2013: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev attends classes.

275 http://www.’ The congregation shouted him out of the mosque.html 270 http://www.bostonglobe.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac ._ylt=AwrNUbJZVHRRZUEA3c7_wgt. 2013: On Martin Luther King day. 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.269 The speaker was giving a sermon.html 269 http://www.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. injure almost 200.html.com/russia-asked-fbi-investigate-boston-bomb-suspect-2011182116158.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. in which he compared Martin Luther King Jr to the prophet Mohammed. and was a hypocrite. Tamerlan Tsarnaev was kicked out of a Cambridge mosque for causing a disturbance._ylt=AwrNUbJZVHRRZUEA3c7_wgt. He attends naturalization ceremony at TD Banknorth Garden in Boston.com/metro/2013/04/21/marathon-bombing-suspect-outbursts-had-disturbedcambridge-mosque-goers/LkZnWkXgaRZcMDUdE6V9jM/story. celebrating the birthday of this American hero.bostonglobe. 2012: Tamerlan flies from NYC JFK airport to Moscow Russia.272 June 13. 273 http://www. Tamerlan “You are a kafir [an unbeliever]. 2012: Mother Zubeidat Tsarnaev is arrested for alleged shoplifting at Lord and Taylor’s in Boston.bostonglobe.html 53 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. 2012: Dzhokhar (the younger brother) becomes a US citizen. The congregation then said. 2012: Tamerlan returns to USA.html.yahoo. Sep 11.268 Jan 15.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.53 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Apr-15 Boston Bombed (3 Apr 22 C) April 15.275 268 http://www. Tsarnaev’s earlier outburst had come in November. 2013: Monday explosions.bostonglobe.270 Before doing so.com/2013/04/20/dzhokhar-tsarnaevs-jahar-twitter-account-promptsscrutiny/ 272 http://news. kill three. ‘You are the hypocrite.274 Jan 2012: Dzhokhar visits Dagestan.com/russia-asked-fbi-investigate-boston-bomb-suspect-2011182116158.nytimes.yahoo.html 274 http://news.scribd.bostonglobe.” 271 July 17.273 Jan 12.html 271 http://thelede. which got him evicted from a religious gathering.blogs. This was the second time that he had made an unpopular outburst.” and said he was contaminating people’s minds. at the Boston Marathon.

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

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

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

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

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

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

the data can be searched using key words associated with times.time. Joint Operations Command (JOC) gets setup. Develop a bomb-signature. including noting precise location of where this stuff was discovered. so as bits of information are reported. back track ingredients. 6. and at ingredients retailing. This evidence will be examined for DNA. MO of similar past bombings. to see faces of people who went to where the bombs later discovered. MSNBC. and when found. Many of those people may be innocent. Fox. One may already exist due to the marathon. will have representatives there. with clues as to the nature of the explosion. 12. finger-prints.) 11. Clues (3 Apr 18 B) The police will have access to video of the scenes. Thousands of interviews with the injured. All agencies which are involved. Teams collect whatever pieces of evidence they can get from what exploded. 13. and where they were found. Some evidence goes to specialized forensics places. 14. and other devices not exploded.com/2013/04/18/the-bureau-vs-the-bomber/ 60 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. There will be video of the places where the bombs went off. such as bomb residue to the FBI Bomb lab in Quantico Virginia. There will be a case management system. and secondary devices found. 8. There 316 317 CNN. where the explosions occurred. but the authorities label these stories as fictional.317 which may help them figure out how the bombs got there. 3. The injuries tell a story. like Unibomber and front lines of US foreign wars? That can be a clue to organizations involved with whoever made the bombs. 2.60 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. Many of those customers may be innocent. clues.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 4. How similar are these bombs to those used in past attacks. 316 1. 9. witnesses.scribd. the shrapnel. but may need to move to larger quarters. how far it traveled. names. Follow trails of all evidence uncovered. places. 7. That video will be collected from before those events. What is known about these bombs that are unique enough to match up with what is known about other bombs? 10. http://swampland. There will be video from stores where bomb ingredients purchased. 5. How complicated were these explosives? What skills would have been needed to make them? Who has those skills? (Potentially millions of people. Lots of news media have reported about unexploded secondary devices . Authorities will be looking for faces which show up both at bomb site. people who call the tip lines. trying to nail down what process the investigation will probably go through.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

html http://www. landmark .org/wiki/2010_Flash_Crash http://www.uk/Article40005.would cause tremendous worry of another economic slowdown. Any attack on a prominent U. Al Mac = Alister William Macintyre My brother in law.html confusion Huffington Post370 Don’t blame Twitter.wikipedia.particularly the White House . or b) it is fed up with Flash Crashes. would stock market do same thing. and which already is being legislated in Europe . from 14.000 Dow points in 20 minutes. Boston put us on pins and needles.html 368 75 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.scribd. https://en.co.ssf/2013/04/hackers_compromise_ap_twitter.m.cleveland.marketoracle. things have gotten worse.697 to 14. Cleveland Plain Dealer369 The false tweet went out shortly after 1 p. There is another solution that Congress may some day be tempted to impose.html 370 http://www. and briefly sent the Dow Jones industrial average sharply lower. He replied: The following are my opinions. and moved to a new career. Another attack can send some people over an edge. David.org/content/another-flash-crash-hits-wall-street 369 http://www.com/business/index. advising ordinary working families how to save safely for retirement. Congress will not be tempted to take this route unless a) it is desperate for revenue.a small tax on each buy and sell transaction on Wall Street.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. except stay down? Yes 367 https://en. 2010 Flash Crash which wiped out over 1.org/wiki/AP_Tweet_Flash_Crash_of_2013 Economic Populist368 The same flash crash hit all major US stock markets. and bad recession.com/business/index.and particularly if the president were injured . and my answers to your questions: (a) If true. used to work as a stock broker until he got disgusted with the shenanigans there.com/2013/04/23/twitter-flash-crash_n_3141311. and then quickly recovered.wikipedia.huffingtonpost.cleveland. Nothing has changed since the May 6. If anything.554. The problem is stock market instability. after the fake Twitter posting. Speculative activity has dried up 85% in Europe where such a tax is levied.ssf/2013/04/how_did_a_fake_tweet_about_a_b.economicpopulist. What is a Flash Crash? http://www. The Dow fell 143 points.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .S.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Secondary devices (3 Apr 16 B)
There have been scattered stories of alleged secondary devices found, which may turn out to be false. I plan to copy, to here, various claims of where these devices were found, and what is known about them so far. Some of this info also exists, where I originally placed them, in some other context. Press briefings on April-16 say that no unexploded bombs were found.
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People run away from the explosions, dropping innocent stuff in the process, which then becomes suspicious packages, most of which turn out to not be secondary devices. Two unexploded devices were found, early on, according to lots of news media. The general public was never told where they were found, although HLN is reporting that one was at the Mandarin Oriental hotel and another at an undisclosed location.408 The police performed a controlled explosion on at least one of them, which I am guessing is the one at the 600 block of Boylston street, 409 as reported via Wikipedia. The New York Times reports there may have been as many as five devices:410 Locations included:   St. James and Trinity Streets Newton, outside of Boston.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

To FBI from Al Mac (3 Apr 18)
Here is what info I have sent into the FBI so far. I am snipping out some personal identification info, so the FBI can find me for more info if they wish, but I do not need, nor want, to broadcast to the public. I may also snip out anything I sent the FBI, which in my opinion should be kept confidential until released through official channels.
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youtube.be I believe the FBI can get with Facebook to find out:  Is it true that this page existed.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 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. I believe the FBI can get with Google to find out: 90 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. To FBI from me II installment (3 Apr 18) Here is something else you hopefully already know about. what were the circumstances?  Is it true that this page was created 2 days BEFORE[1] the explosions?  If not. This may be an Internet Hoax. which went up 2 days before the explosions.com/watch?v=n4l9yK6vtCU&feature=youtu. I do not know if this phenomena can occur with Facebook. It is alleged that the Boston Bombers have had a Facebook page.  Back trace whoever created this page. https://www. from which I extracted what I thought the investigators should know about. so let’s send them just in case they have not yet seen this. and has since been taken down?  If it was taken down.90 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM For more context on the stories. then your investigation can stop at that point. but I am passing along just in case.scribd. 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. 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 at that time I had wrong e-mail address. Installment II sent wee hours of 3 Apr 18:  Conspiracy Theories I don’t see the footnote showing up here. and it contaminates the date time stamp of documents they create and share. Here is a You Tube video about this allegation I find incredible. in my copy-paste from the e-mail.

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

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

but I did not have the link until Apr 17.co.scribd.uk/news/world-22161572 http://www. that we never know what to believe.scribd. to Scribd.com/?p=28983 http://www.  National Hockey League's Boston Bruins home game against the Ottawa Senators.641755. The FAA is temporarily restricting flights over Boston.com/news/2013-04-15/oklahoma-city-memorial-marathon-to-review-securityafter-boston 421 http://www. or postponed.usatoday. were untrue. including:419  Boston Symphony Orchestra concert that night. Synopsis known third day Apr-17 (3 Apr 20) Here are photos before and after one of the sites where a bomb went off. later found to be untrue.story?page=2 http://tvnz. and from previous days. The volume of stories.com/story/news/nation/2013/04/15/explosions-finish-line-bostonmarathon/2085193/ 93 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Multiple events are reviewing their security in the wake of this event.418 and other places.  Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon.  US Senate Immigration legislation announcement.businessweek. on a daily basis. after uploading first edition of these notes. from the news media. 417 Comments there seem to indicate that the explosion was not where the “package” is shown.breakingnews.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .  Sidney Australia Marathon.93 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Synopsis known day-4 Apr-18 (3 Apr 18) We continue to hear.com/news/chi-boston-marathon-explosion-20130415.chicagotribune.bbc. or seriously mistaken. I saw on CNN that the lid of a pressure cooker had been found on a rooftop of a building near the Boston explosion.421 417 418 http://riehlworldview. Several events were cancelled.breakingnews. A few news media talking heads are speculating how come that happens. but so far they all seem clueless.com/item/ahZzfmJyZWFraW5nbmV3cy13d3ctaHJkcg0LEgRTZWVkGM6qvQ 4M/2013/04/15/boston-hospitals-report-more-than-100-being-treated-after-marathon-exp http://www.nz/world-news/three-dead-over-100-injured-in-boston-marathon-blasts-5407558 http://www. is so overwhelming.co.0. including: 420  London UK Marathon.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac 419 http://www. Synopsis known second day Apr-16 (3 Apr 16) Some of the following I learned evening of first day. that many major “news” from the same day. This info came out Apr 16.com/item/ahZzfmJyZWFraW5nbmV3cy13d3ctaHJkcg0LEgRTZWVkGM6qvQ 4M/2013/04/15/boston-hospitals-report-more-than-100-being-treated-after-marathon-exp 420 http://www. bogus.

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

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

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

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

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

CO. 2013 • FBI has killed or captured two suspects involved with the bombing • “Suspect #1” was shot/killed by law enforcement during a fire fight • “Suspect #2” was apprehended alive by police 99 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Monday. EDT.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. 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. 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 . 2013 attached. April 22.fbi. regarding FEMA info about major incidents in America.S activity. 2:50 p.scribd. Submit info to FBI website.  201304022 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.gov. M 6.6 – China Declaration Activity: • FEMA-4110-DR-MA & FEMA-3363-EM-TX approved Situation: • Two explosions occurred near the finish line at approx. TIPS for Investigation: Call 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324) & choose prompt #3. NM. CA. AZ Earthquake Activity: No significant U. April 15. Residents With Questions: Call the Mayor's Hotline at 617-635-4500. Submit info via email: Boston@ic.m.pdf Significant Events: • West Fertilizer Plant Explosion – West. They will be available 9AM-5PM from 4/22-4/26.

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

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. is serving as lead Federal agency • FEMA Region I remains partially activated to Level III. 176 injured/hospitalized ▲ Following gunfight on April 18. 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.m. 2013 • Two explosions occurred near the finish line at approx. Official sources day-5 Apr-19 (3 Apr 19) Boston Incidents (Police Updated 4/19 2:35PM)  MBTA: Service (including bus.mbta.com for updates.scribd. MA • West Fertilizer Plant Explosion – West. day shift only. 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. assisted by Boston JTTF. and commuter rail) is suspended until further notice. 101 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. President approved Emergency Declaration FEMA-3362-EM • The FBI. 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. train. See www. 2:50 p.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. return home.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .

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

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

fema.govdelivery. 13 were negative. 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.scribd.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. 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. 2013 President Declares Emergency for Massachusetts April 18. 2013 (1.04 am) 440 News Releases April 18. limited human-to-human transmission • 15 (+1) US residents with respiratory illness who recently traveled to China were tested. FDA and other vaccine manufacturers to develop. 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.com/bulletins/gd/USDHSFEMA-76f487 104 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. 2013: • 87 (+49) confirmed human cases across 6 provinces • 17 (+7) fatalities • 4 clusters of possible.gov/disaster/3362 http://content.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . H7N9 Avian Influenza A – China April 18.

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

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

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

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

Official sources day three Apr-17 (3 Apr 17)
I have been swamped with news media updates, much of it later found to be bogus, so I went on a hunt for official sites with copies of briefings by the authorities. I may later incorporate day one two three etc. data not proven to be bogus, into the bigger picture above. Boston local government  http://www.cityofboston.gov/POLICE/  City Press Release April-15445 Massachusetts State Government  http://www.mass.gov/governor/  http://www.mass.gov/eopss/agencies/msp/ Federal agencies working this case  https://www.fbi.gov/  Boston explosion updates446
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448 We are expediting this blast evidence to our Laboratory in Quantico. Virginia for a complete and thorough analysis. state. intelligence analysts. There. and local law enforcement agencies.4 [internal] Domain >>> Lookup Failed AHA … I sent to ci. local. April 16. theu upload a revised edition of these notes. with information. fix any place which needs fixing.” News media has been reporting “definitely.gov (while not connected): 554 5. Here is info from the bounce: Boston@ci. . Their goal was to recover physical items related to the blast. composed of more than 30 federal. Many of them were already there as part of the general security for the marathon already in place.108 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM If you have visual images. video. Massachusetts State Police. Virginia. and others responded to the scene. direct from this site. United States Secret Service. Those items have been recovered and sent to the FBI’s Laboratory in Quantico. Those assigned to the JTTF. 2013 (p.) 447 The FBI Boston’s Joint Terrorism Task Force. Let’s try again. Away from the scene. Immediately after the bombing. This morning the FBI. Massachusetts State Police. You can also call 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324). yesterday afternoon.m.fbi. No piece of information or detail is too small.” 108 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. the FBI initiated a command post. and ATF officially began its forensic evidence recovery effort at the site. All media inquiries should be directed to the FBI’s National Press Office at (202) 324-3691. along with Boston PD.fbi.fbi. HSI. Let’s see if try # 2 gets thru.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .scribd. and federal government agency associated with the JTTF—and many others on 446 https://www. prompt #3. then review this doc.4.fbi.gov/news/updates-on-investigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston/updates-oninvestigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston 447 https://www. it should be ic. specialized examiners will reconstruct the device and determine its makeup and components. 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. and other personnel from every state. I thought that was the e-mail I sent to which bounced.gov. the JTTF began its investigation. including Boston Police.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.Remarks by Boston Special Agent in Charge. and ATF. e-mail them to boston@ic. and/or details regarding the explosions along the Boston Marathon route and elsewhere.

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

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

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

FEMA: ▲ Region I RRCC transitioned to Level III (Virtual RRCC continues) • LNOs deployed to MA EOC ▲ Region I IMAT returned to Portsmouth.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.m. in some locations. storm front. New Hampshire JFO ▲ US&R MA-TF1 available for deployment. has learned something since 9/11. so I am organizing that via a separate chapter from news media sources. 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. There have been multiple press briefings & statements by:    Local/state/federal authorities Medical facilities Political leaders I have seen some of them. monitoring only) in response to Explosions. by no means all.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. 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.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . EDT ▲ MA National Guard remains on site with 2 Civil Support Teams ▲ All shelters have closed (MEMA) ▲ NJ and MD EOCs returned to normal operations. Indianapolis Fairgrounds.m. than in understanding what the hell happened. After 9/11. 112 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. 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. and some other disasters. and trained in how to deal with a crisis. or in helping with their future reelection. it is pretty obvious that the authorities are competent. Federal Response . so American leadership. TN EOC remains activated at Level IV (Localized Emergency/Enhanced. In this disaster. the authorities were more interested in calming the public.scribd.

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

& 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. Boston remains open with unknown occupants • The following States have activated EOCs. MD. &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. M7. 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.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . territories Earthquake Activity: M4. two explosions occurred near the finish line of the Boston Marathon • Boston Police confirmed that no additional explosive devices were found • Department of Health & Human Services reports at least 137 injured admitted to local hospitals • Boston Police Department confirms 3 fatalities Critical Infrastructure Impact: • The Boston Logan Airport is open & on heightened security • The Boston Metro resumed service on all lines. limited due to congestion • Boston’s Back Bay along Boylston St. CO. 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. NM & TX • Space Weather: No space weather storms observed or predicted Tropical Activity: No activity threatening U.3 Oklahoma. 8. DCE.S.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. 10. April 15 Significant Event: • April 15 at 2:50 pm EDT. NJ. 13. with the exception of Copley Station • Cellular service is operational.8 Iran Declaration Activity: None Explosions – Boston MA.scribd. closed to traffic.

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

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

baynews9.com/news/chi-boston-marathon-explosion-20130415. some TV news showing what the anchor said was happening “right now” and it was broad daylight in Boston (one time zone away). not properly labeled as such.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .             457 458 ABC Anderson Cooper 360 on CNN Bay News 9458 BBC in Britain459 BIT Bloomberg Boston dot com460 Breaking News461 CBS Chicago Tribune462 CNN Cryptome gruesome pictures463 http://www.com/item/ahZzfmJyZWFraW5nbmV3cy13d3ctaHJkcg0LEgRTZWVkGM6qvQ 4M/2013/04/15/boston-hospitals-report-more-than-100-being-treated-after-marathon-exp 462 http://www. so this was obviously a rerun of earlier news.uk/news/world-22161572 460 http://live.641755.117 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.breakingnews.chicagotribune.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article.story 463 150 photos by Aaron "tango" Tang via Flicker 117 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.boston.lawfareblog. Some TV news media.” For example.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/4/15/ boston_marathon_expl.com/2013/04/todays-headlines-and-commentary-406/ http://www. I watched (from my SW Indiana location) during the wee hours.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.co.com/Event/Live_blog_Explosion_in_Copley_Square 461 http://www.bbc.0.scribd. showing us what is going on “live” is obviously misrepresented “taped. and where more info. Media sources Apr-16 day-2 (3 Apr 18) Here is where I got new info on April 16.html 459 http://www.

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

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

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

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

It is unfortunate that American law sees nothing wrong with  Mass murder of innocent civilians via government drones.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. as well as whether the Pakistani Air Force could shoot down drones.[15] which I compared to Ok City.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. [19] http://reprieve.org.uk/press/2013_04_11_drones_illegal_pakistan_judge/ [15] http://www.org.122 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Pakistani Chief Justice Khan[13] heard arguments about whether American diplomats or CIA officials could be held personally liable for murder.lawfareblog. 122 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com/2013/04/ex-pakistani-president-musharrafs-authority-shot-down-not-by-adrone/ [13] http://www.scribd. Background info on Reprieve:[18] Reprieve.  Mass murder of first responders rushing to the aid of survivors of those attacks.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .com.php [14] http://www.pk/story/534374/unmanned-predators-phc-reserves-judgment-in-drone-strikes-case/ http://www. [17] http://www.gov. buried in USG secrecy classifications that not even an Inspector General [10] [11] http://tribune.  USG effectively holding up middle finger to Supreme Courts of other nations. [21] or operators of those drones (often private contractors.[17] because of the accusation that British Intelligence played a role in advising the USA where to do drone strikes. 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).pk/J_dost_muhammad_khan. promotes the rule of law around the world. and victim families include British citizens.peshawarhighcourt.[16] There is also a similar court case going thru the British courts.nation.uk/cases/2012_03_28_noor_khan/ [16] See Part V on Sunday March 14.reprieve.reprieve.uk/press/2012_03_12_UK_drones_legal_challenge/ [18] I copy-pasted this from my Drone Education Controversies http://www.[20] The apparent anonymity of nation behind drone attacks.reprieve.com.uk/ [20] http://www.scribd.lawfareblog.org. This case was brought over the bus station attack. working for the CIA or military.com/doc/134406078/Drone-Ed-Al-Mac I am working on expanding my research backgrounders.[19] based in Britain. 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. and to International Courts of Human Rights.org. The Reprieve case[14] will be decided next week.

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

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

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

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

so 20 me.3 Meg Doc. 1.7 to 0.4 meg Doc. 296 footnotes (263+33). 320 footnotes (287+33).9 getting 21 reads in 14 hours = 1 ½ an hour. 127 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. More known about suspects. 23 me.scribd.2 got 35 reads in 12 hours or about 3 an hour. Approx 5% increase vs. 342 others. from earlier shares. Marginal increase vs. about 3 reads an hour. 626k PDF. 335-337 Scribd reads during my replacing latest version. 15-16 17 18 19 20 21 is 6 days @ 24 hours. 358-360 Scribd reads as I replaced version. adjusted tags to include relevant geography and other info about the brothers Grimm. 451 others.1 to 1. morning version. 1. 321 other people. 569 PDF. prior day version.9 uploaded just after 10 am my time (11 am EDT) Apr 20 or 116 hours after bombing: 83 pages. Version 0. Perfect Crime explained vs. 302 other people. Version 0. 668k PDF. Approx 15% increase vs.7 had 23 reads in 18 hours.8 having 19 in 4 hours or 5 an hour. and uploaded latest revision. Approx 10% increase vs. V0. so 18 me. 375 others. Version 1.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .9 to 1. 1. 474 Scribd reads before and after I replaced version. 393-395 Scribd reads as I replaced version. 946k Doc. And other topics. 436=>439 Scribd reads as I replaced version. 602k PDF.1: 92 pages. or 98 hours after bombing: 68 pages. version. Version 0. approx 3 reads an hour overall. with from V 0. Version 1. overall 3 an hour. earlier in day.0 uploaded approx 7 pm my time (8 pm EDT) Apr 21 or 125 hours after bombing: 88 pages. wee hours version. and from V 0. V 1. 363 footnotes (330+33). 23 me. prior day version. 101 pages.0 to 1. so 14 me. 503k PDF.8 upload just before 8 pm my time (9 pm EDT) Apr 19 “B” or 102 hours after bombing: 72 pages. so it is now 156 hours since the bombing … let’s quit tracking this data point. Conspiracy Theories. which is an increase to 3 an hour rate.5 Meg Doc. 467k PDF. 416 others. 1. TOC almost 3 pages.1 uploaded approx 2 am my time (3 am EDT) Apr 22 or I have messed up with my arithmetic. Approx 5% increase vs. Approx 10% increase vs.8 to 0. and 3 pm to 3 am is 12 hours.2 uploaded approx 2 pm my time (3 am EDT) Apr 22 (close to the moment of silence).28 Meg Doc.6 to 0.1 got 41 reads in 7 hours or about 6 an hour rate. in early evening. climbing again. Scribd had 314-316 reads as I adjusted description. with V 0. Version 1. 1 meg Doc.7 upload just after 4 pm my time (5 pm EDT) Apr 18.127     Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Lots additions to Time Line. 419 (386+33) footnotes. TOC is now 2 pages. about 1 an hour. or it may just be time of day. 2 ½ pages TOC. earlier in evening version. 1.0 got 33 reads in 9 hours. overnite. 1. 398 footnotes (365+33). so 16 me. 444 (411+33) footnotes.

approx 5 an hour overall. Between uploading version 0.5 upload approx 4 pm my time (5 pm EDT) Apr 18. the count was 177 reads of this at Scribd. which I believe is a count of how many people have looked at it in the 19 hours it was there so far.4 had 73 reads in 24 hours. prior day version. 831k Doc.3 uploaded almost midnite my time April-16 evening. Scribd had 276-278 reads. prior day version. 385k PDF. 163 footnotes (136+27). or 80 hours after bombing: 61 pages. Version 0. 255 footnotes (222+33). Marginal increase vs. V 0. 81k PDF.128 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Version 0. TOC just over 1 page. I had found out about it about 1 hour after it happened. 249k PDF. 225 footnotes (198+27). or approx 10 an hour. maybe 4 an hour overall.5 had 23 reads in 18 hours. just after 3 pm my time = 31 pages.6 upload 11 pm my time (midnite EDT) Apr 18.2 uploaded approx 25 hours after the bombing. Approx 20% increase vs.3 to 0. 315k PDF. version. 202 footnotes (175+27).6 had 11 reads in 6 hours.5 to 0. or 56 hours after bombing: 48 pages. After uploading this.1 and 0.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . of these research notes on Scribd. V 0. 54 footnotes (30+24). 245 by other people. That’s an average of approx 5 an hour overall. TOC almost 2 pages. so that’s 172 reads by other people. earlier in day. 267 footnotes (234+33). Version 0. 502 http://www. Approx 20% increase vs. or about 3 an hour. or 32 hours after the bombing = 40 pages. 253 after both upload and adjust description.1 launch approx 6 hours after the bombing = 9 pages. Version 0. so 12 me. from time of each upload so far. Scribd had 250 reads before I uploaded this new edition.2 to 0. Version 0. there had been 122 reads. Two are mine. 9 TOC. Scribd had 289-291 reads. 389k PDF. 279 other people. so 10 reads my total. 192k PDF. or 74 hours after bombing: 58 pages.4 upload almost midnite my time April-17 evening.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac 128 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Approx 30% increase vs. prior day version.4 to 0.3 had 48 reads in 13 hours.502 I see 124 reads.2. in the evening. Approx 200% increase vs. V 0.scribd. 268 other people. about 1 an hour. 786k Doc. prior day version. 535k Doc. Five have been me. or about 4 an hour.scribd. V 0. so 8 reads total by me. maybe 3 an hour overall. Version 0. 643k Doc. 137k Doc. about 2 an hour. 412k Doc.