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

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

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


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

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

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

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

Here is what you should do if you want to be safe.23 Once you and your family have got to safety. with your camera or cell phone. to video what’s happening. you may call the police.nbcnews.html 8 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.schneier.22 Protect yourself and family (3 Apr 21 B) If we are to believe the news media.com/news_opinion/local_coverage/2013/04/adidas_t_shirts_will_support_one_fund_bo ston 22 http://usnews. MA 02199 Adidas is selling Boston T-Shirts.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.25 Map info from FEMA: Geographic Information    21 Google Earth PDF of Map FEMA Data Feeds http://bostonherald.com/_news/2013/04/21/17841985-crowdfunding-raises-2-million-for-bostonvictims-critics-urge-caution?lite 23 https://www.html http://www. do not run towards the sounds. If you hear gunfire. just in case they are not already involved. 800 Boylston Street #990009 Boston. explosions. and for people who flunk US geography.com/blogs/politics/a-lesson-on-guns-041913 24 This includes a lot of people who reside in USA.scribd. Maps (3 Apr 22) Voice of America has map of where in Boston was the finish line for the Marathon.com/blog/archives/2013/04/about_police_sh. unless you have a death wish.24 where Boston is located on continental USA.esquire. desiring for one of the stray bullets to hit you. a lot of people in Boston have had a death wish. 25 http://www. Inc.voanews.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . where proceeds will go to support One Fund Boston.com/content/live-updates-boston-marathon-explosions/1641943.21 Here’s info on crowd funding.

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

although the family is apparently ethnic Chechan. Dagestan. in a metropolis of 2 million.37 34 http://www.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. then people from there engaged in various attacks against Russian interests around the world. Chechnya.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 2013  201304016 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. which the national news media did a totally shoddy job of trying to report. car jacking. Let’s look at map of where Chechnya is relative to Kyrgyzstan and Dagesta.com/search?q=chechnya+map&client=firefox-a&sa=X&rls=org. Kyrgyzstan (3 Apr 22) The news media has been blasting that the boys were from Chechnya.google.pdf See the chapter “Official sources day two” on FEMA. and lots more.scribd.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. like Russia. put down by Russia. showing events in this war between the suspects and not only the police.com has a map. which they update as they get new info. Info in the time line about the boys biographical history does not seem to agree on where they have been. Boston Demographics (3 Apr 20) Boston is a city of some 625.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe. when the news story dies down. with retail businesses. Here are map images for Chechnya.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.boston. The time line of all this has not been covered well in the West. throwing explosives.bostonglobe. to supporting most all governments against disaffected rebels after 9/11.bbc. Page 4 of the PDF has a map with multiple relevant locations.xml 37 https://www.. but anyone they encounter in the Boston area.co.000.uk/news/world-us-canada-22166073 36 http://www. as we went from supporting freedom fighters against repressive regimes. I plan to add some info here. to put some things in perspective. I also saw early news about them claiming they lived for a while in Turkey.36 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Tuesday.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. shoot outs. The BBC has a map of where some of this was happening. April 16.35 The Bostonglobe. Chechnya is where in recent history there has been a revolution.

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

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

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

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

was a spectator of the race. Key Names (3 May 05) Certain names become central to the Boston Bombings.uk/news/technology-22214511 http://www. 53 Bauman.html 55 https://en. They can be used in News Search to get updated info. Note chapters or sections on  Boston Hospitals. they stole his police cruiser.  Laptop.independent.wikipedia. Jeff = 27 year old wounded witness.co.com/news_opinion/local_coverage/2013/04/mit_cop_killed_was_born_to_be_a_police_ officer http://www.55 Some reports say that after the suspects killed the police officer.56 53 54 http://www. which placed the boy’s life at risk from vigilantes.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Campbell. when she got killed.co.com/_news/2013/04/19/17817173-one-boston-marathon-suspect-killed-secondsuspect-his-brother-on-loose-after-firefight?lite 15 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Krystle = age 29 lady.com/2013/04/18/report-mit-officer-fatally-shot-in-cambridge-massexplosives-found/ 56 http://usnews. but those who grow up outside organized religion. then get distorted information from converts. Apr 18 evening. who was killed in a shootout with the suspects. Salah = 17 year old falsely accused individual by amateur sleuths via crowd sourcing investigation.  Fact Checking. Sean = age 26 MIT police officer. for story threads.org/wiki/Boston_Marathon_bombings http://bostonherald.uk/news/world/americas/boston-marathon-bombs-pressure-cookers-filledwith-ball-bearings-and-nails-were-used-for-explosions--to-inflict-maximum-damage-8574228.54 Collier.  Investigators.bbc.nbcnews. and subsequent investigations.nationalterroralert. a restaurant manager from Boston suburb of Medford.scribd.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. for some of the agencies involved in the big picture. survived to identify one of the killers. Barhoun.  Time Line section. for sources of some of the updates.

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

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

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

he said.’ While still in intensive care.com/bombing-suspect-uncle-had-falling-over-islam-162246172.wikipedia.77 Tsarnaev brothers came to America several years ago and were living in the Boston area.scribd.html 77 https://en. Tsarnaev brothers (3 Apr 22) Wikipedia has a write-up on the Tsarnaev brothers. on April 15.html 75 http://news. A man wearing a cap. He lost both legs below the knee. Jeff Bauman gave the FBI a description of the man he saw.html 76 http://www. 27. his brother. was broadcast around the world as he was rushed to Boston Medical Center. ‘bag.bloomberg.76 Two and a half minutes later. Tsarni. “He woke up under so much drugs. bloodied and ashen.75 Bauman witness (3 Apr 20) Just before 3 p. Tsarni said he then contacted a family friend who told him Tsarnaev had been influenced by a recent convert to Islam.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 19 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Chris Bauman. 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.com/metro/2013/04/18/mit-police-officer-hit-gunfire-cambridge-policedispatcher-says/4UeCClOVeLr8PHLvDa99zK/story.m. saw the guy.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. looked right at me.com/news/2013-04-19/boston-bombing-victim-in-iconic-photo-helped-identifyattackers. said in an interview.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . A picture of him in a wheelchair. Ruslan is an uncle to the Tsarnaev brothers. asked for a paper and pen and wrote. merges with what we already know 74 http://www.bostonglobe. sunglasses and a black jacket over a hooded sweatshirt looked at Jeff. and dropped a bag at his feet. Jeff Bauman was waiting among the crowd for his girlfriend to cross the finish line at the Boston Marathon. his brother said.yahoo. tearing Jeff’s legs apart. the bag exploded. He had a falling out with Tamerlan in 2009.78 What the news media reports of their ancestry.

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

fbi.30 am.pdf calling my copy: FBI Boston Bomber Friends 2013 May 2. return home.fbi. If you are at an MBTA station please do not congregate there. 83 84 http://www. with info on Boston Bombings. Boston explosion updates88 I have not viewed all of the official reports.cityofboston. 88 https://www.21        Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM http://cityofboston. 2013.91 Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion.aspx?id=6089 85 http://www.85 ALERT-Boston is the city's emergency notification system [link] MBTA: Service (including bus. 2013.aspx?id=6091 86 https://www. 2013 Boston Special Agent in Charge. See www. April 19.gov/governor/  http://www.gov/POLICE/ Boston City Press Release April-1583 Boston City letter to residents and businesses in the impacted area April-2084 Boston City plan for re-opening Copley Square.90 and national weather forecasts.mbta.gov/news/Default.aspx?id=6079 http://www.89 Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Saturday. and commuter rail) is suspended until further notice.pdf President Obama.cityofboston.com/doc/114094060/Indy-Boom 21 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. April-21.gov/  Criminal complaint (pdf) with April-22 charges against surviving suspect.gov/news/Default. train.com for updates. Massachusetts State Government  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.gov/eopss/agencies/msp/ Federal agencies working this case  https://www.gov/boston/press-releases/2013/suspect-in-boston-marathon-attack-charged-with-usinga-weapon-of-mass-destruction 87 I downloaded 2013-0447. FEMA comes out with a daily report each morning around 8.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .mass.” 90 My notes on this will be in the next edition shared of my US epidemic of critical infrastructure explosions.scribd. April 19. http://www.cityofboston.92 and Bird Flu in China. with info on Boston Bombings. but I try to keep up on links to them.86   FBI charges against bomber Tsarnaev’s friends: Kadyrbayev-Tazhayakov-Phillipos (PDF 87 20 pages). April 20. 2013 Here is FEMA report for Friday April 19.  201304020 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.mass.gov/news/default.cityofboston.scribd.fbi.gov/oneboston http://www.

with info relevant to the Boston Bombings.04 am) FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Wednesday. April 16.m.pdf Boston Special Agent in Charge. http://www.” 92 22 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. 2013 (p.” My notes on this will be in the next edition shared of my US epidemic of critical infrastructure explosions.45 pm Apr-19.scribd.95  201304017 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. 2013 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Tuesday.) Statement by President Obama.” 96 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 16 info. April 16.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . April 18. 2013 (1.22  Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 201304019 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. He is 91 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 19 info.m. http://www.com/doc/114094060/Indy-Boom 95 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 17 info. April 15.93 Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion. 2013 Picture of final suspect (3 Apr 20) Here is a picture from the FBI.) Statement by Attorney General Holder. April 16.pdf FEMA on Massachusetts Explosion April 18. 2013 (a. of whom Boston authorities were hunting.pdf Statement by President Obama. April 18.com/doc/114094060/Indy-Boom 93 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 18 info. morning after the Boston Bombings. until his capture just before 8. April 17. 2013 Remarks by Boston Special Agent in Charge.96  201304016 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. Remarks by Boston Special Agent in Charge. April 18. April 16.pdf See chapter “Official sources day two” where I have extracted relevant details. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Thursday. 2013 President Obama.” 94 My notes on this will be in the next edition shared of my US epidemic of critical infrastructure explosions. 2013. April 16. with info on Boston Bombings. 2013. 2013 Here is FEMA report three days after the Boston Bombings.scribd.97 Do not approach him.94  201304018 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.scribd. 2013. with lots of relevant info.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

He was in stable condition Friday at Mount Auburn Hospital.xml 158 http://www.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.xml 156 http://www.159 19-year-old Dzhokar Tsarnaev drives off amid more gunfire.30 am: The police pursue the stolen SUV from Cambridge. 33.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.bostonglobe.158 Fifteen police officers are treated at St.bostonglobe.scribd.bostonglobe.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main. at the intersection of Dexter and Laurel in Watertown. then dumps the car and runs into the darkness.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .14 am: The police detonate a suspicious looking device at Charlesgate and Commonwealth Avenue.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 160 http://www. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Brighton.156 So later the police back track the chase route. and traded gunfire with police for several minutes.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe. got out of the car.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe. in Boston. allowing police to determine the vehicle is in Watertown and eventually catch up to it.20 am to 2.157 The brothers stopped near Dexter and Laurel streets. with officers in pursuit. He drives two or three streets away.xml 155 http://www.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/story.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 157 http://www.bostonglobe.html 159 http://www.15 am: Police surround what is thought to be the Tsarnaev residence at 410 Norfolk St. One of the suspects was apprehended and later pronounced dead at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.bostonglobe. which they think was left behind by the enemy. During the chase. Not all of them detonate..xml 154 http://www. Donohue Jr.160 153 http://www. seeking to deal with any unexploded ordinance. in Cambridge.50 am: The police detonate a suspicious looking device.153 7.cnn. MBTA Transit Police Officer Richard H.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe. west to Watertown.cnn. according to hospital spokeswoman Jennifer Kovalich. for minor injuries suffered in the gunfight. 155 Apr 19 wee hours chases and battles (3 Apr 21) 1. the suspects are in a gunfight with the police and throwing explosive devices at the police.154 3.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 34 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.34 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 7.cnn. Massachusetts. was wounded. But the car jacked victim's cell phone is still in the SUV.

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

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

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

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

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

.com/2013/04/16/device-at-boston-marathon-was-in-metal-pressure-cooker/ 196 http://usnews.scribd.baynews9. 176 injured.188 Press release 1.”196 10. There have been vigils all over the Boston area on April-16 evening.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .fbi.asp?a=2817&z=48 190 The word “live” has become meaningless on TV news.Boston officials update victims numbers to 3 dead.197 which was evacuated after authorities discovered a suspicious package in the terminal.30 am Officials say bomb squad investigators were called in to the central terminal of La Guardia International Airport.usatoday. including some who had injuries described as “limb threatening.194 12.40 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM we ask the media.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article. and the injured count is up to 183. to exercise caution and attempt to verify information through appropriate official channels before reporting. when they show the exact same show.nbcnews.html 192 http://www. This turned out to be another bogus story.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/4/15/ boston_marathon_expl. separated by a few hours.m.” 191 http://www. NBC reports there were 103 patients from the blasts still being treated at six Boston hospitals. At least 8 children were being treated at hospitals.190 we were told that the 3rd dead is a Chinese citizen.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.20 am: CNN says injured total is up to 183.04 noon W-QAD says Boston-area hospitals have discharged at least 51 of the at least 174 people wounded in Monday’s attack. 2013  9 pm (8 pm my time) on Piers Morgan live. particularly at this early stage of the investigation.   2013 April 16. according to a CNN tally.com/story/news/2013/04/16/obama-boston-marathon-bombing-remarks/2087565/ 193 Ed Davis = Boston Police Commissioner 194 http://www. at least 17 of whom were critically injured.45 pm CNN says that thanks to 2 independent videos.gov/news/updates-on-investigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston/updates-oninvestigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston 189 http://www. 195 11:30 a.192 12.html 195 http://wqad. a suspect has been identified and arrested. 189 1.kmov.191 1. in NYC.emergencyemail.m.org/newsemergency/anmviewer.com/news/national/Boston-Marathon-bombings-Person-of-interests-apartmentsearched-203184581.12 pm USA Today says we are up to 170 injured. April 16 the day after (Apr 19 B)        2 pm: The second victim in the Boston Marathon bombing is identified as 29 year old Krystle Campbell. 10 a. and both are called “live. 17 critical.198 188 https://www.56 AP/CBS quote Ed Davis193 saying there were 176 casualties at hospitals.

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

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

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

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

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

com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite 239 http://usnews. that there is the same smoking gun video evidence of him planting a bomb.m.236    Time Line prior to any known trouble (3 May 05) 2013 April 15        12:10 p.38 pm: roughly 11 minutes prior to the first blast.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .html 240 http://www.html 235 http://www.com/news/bay-city/index. — The elite men and other top male runners — a wave of 3.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite 238 http://usnews.-10:40 a.41 pm approx: Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are seen on camera standing about a half-block from Forum restaurant..com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite http://www. It's about a block from the first explosion.scribd.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index.nbcnews. The pair walks east. — The remainder of the field of about 24.com/news/bay-city/index.000 runners leaves in two waves.240 10 a.m.cnn. Tamerlan Tsarnaev in front of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.235 2.234 It does not appear from the info provided so far. toward the Boston Marathon finish line.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite http://www.html 236 http://www.237 11:58 a.html 237 http://usnews. Her winning time was 2 hours.242 9:17 a.m.html http://www.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013. — Fifty-three wheelchair competitors start the 26. 2.m.nbcnews.html 243 http://usnews.com/news/bay-city/index.239 10:20 a.m.mlive. an explosion occurs in the location where Dzhokhar Tsarnaev had placed his knapsack.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index.m.233 2.mlive.m.42 pm approx: Tamerlan Tsarnaev begins walking toward the finish line again.241 9:32 a. wearing a knapsack on his back.nbcnews. He still has his knapsack.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite 46 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.238 10:10 a.html 241 http://usnews. the thoroughfare where the finish line is located. 26 minutes. 22 seconds.cnn.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013.nbcnews.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013.nbcnews.html 242 http://usnews.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite http://www.m.000 — begin their race.mlive.com/news/bay-city/index. — Fifty-one elite women runners set off. — Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia finishes to become the men’s winner. His winning time was 2 hours.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index. 25 seconds. 10 minutes. site of second explosion.cnn. as there is with his brother Dzhokhar.html http://www. 243 233 234 http://www.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index. Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are caught on camera turning onto Boylston Street.mlive.nbcnews.2-mile race. Wave two leaves. — Kenyan Rita Jeptoo crosses the finish line as the women’s winn er. on their way to the finish line at Boston’s Copley Square.46 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM o Approximately 10 seconds later.cnn.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013.cnn.

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

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

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

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

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

after he was discovered hiding inside a boat in a backyard in Watertown. 2013: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev attends classes.html 263 http://www. says a friend. 265 April 16. He attended classes and dorm parties and went to the gym.20 to 2. 2013: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev continues to attend classes. and proof of alibi.html 267 http://www. but they are relatively rare. 2013 8.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . and America.cnn.262 April 18.263 April 18.com/2013/04/20/us/boston-youngerbrother/?sr=google_news&google_editors_picks=true 266 http://news.261 Apr-19 Tamerlan Tsarnaev killed (3 Apr 22) April 19. 2013: On Thursday.yahoo. Suspect identified as Tamerlan Tsarnaev is apprehended and pronounced dead at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. a university official told CNN.bostonglobe. After suspects kill an MIT police officer and highjack a car. Dzhokhar was on the campus of University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth every day after the attack until late Thursday.45 pm: Dzhokhar captured alive by the police. until late in the day.cnn.html 265 http://www. police release pictures of Tsarnaev brothers as primary suspects.bostonglobe.30 am: Tamerlan dies as a result of a series of battles between the brothers and the people of the Boston metropolis. abuse during questioning.cnn.52 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Frame-ups do occur in the USA.264 April 17.com/dzhokhar-tsarnaev-acted-nothing-happened-day-marathon-friend-113900406-abc-news-topstories. was in a state of shock. 2013 1.com/2013/04/20/us/boston-youngerbrother/?sr=google_news&google_editors_picks=true 264 http://www. and dorm parties. than the Chechen experience.267 261 http://www. and dorm parties. April 19.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.266 While most of Boston. then lie on the stand. 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. which we find out about when there is video evidence of the circumstances of the arrest. after an almost 2 hour stand-off. There are police who do wrongful arrests.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.scribd. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev acts like nothing has happened. with different perpetrators. 2013: The day after the bombing.bostonglobe.html 262 http://www.

blogs.bostonglobe.’ The congregation shouted him out of the mosque. celebrating the birthday of this American hero. 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. 2012: Tamerlan returns to USA.com/2013/04/20/dzhokhar-tsarnaevs-jahar-twitter-account-promptsscrutiny/ 272 http://news.274 Jan 2012: Dzhokhar visits Dagestan. The congregation then said.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.com/metro/2013/04/21/marathon-bombing-suspect-outbursts-had-disturbedcambridge-mosque-goers/LkZnWkXgaRZcMDUdE6V9jM/story. 2012: Tamerlan flies from NYC JFK airport to Moscow Russia.” and said he was contaminating people’s minds. Sep 11.html 270 http://www. which got him evicted from a religious gathering. and was a hypocrite.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.com/russia-asked-fbi-investigate-boston-bomb-suspect-2011182116158.html 274 http://news.273 Jan 12.53 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Apr-15 Boston Bombed (3 Apr 22 C) April 15. He attends naturalization ceremony at TD Banknorth Garden in Boston.269 The speaker was giving a sermon.com/russia-asked-fbi-investigate-boston-bomb-suspect-2011182116158.bostonglobe._ylt=AwrNUbJZVHRRZUEA3c7_wgt. 2013: Monday explosions. 2012: Dzhokhar (the younger brother) becomes a US citizen.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.nytimes.scribd. This was the second time that he had made an unpopular outburst._ylt=AwrNUbJZVHRRZUEA3c7_wgt. injure almost 200.272 June 13.html. 2013: On Martin Luther King day.html 271 http://thelede.bostonglobe.html 269 http://www.270 Before doing so.275 268 http://www.yahoo. 273 http://www. Tsarnaev’s earlier outburst had come in November.bostonglobe.html. 275 http://www. kill three.html 53 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. in which he compared Martin Luther King Jr to the prophet Mohammed.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Tamerlan “You are a kafir [an unbeliever].com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.” 271 July 17.268 Jan 15. 2012: Mother Zubeidat Tsarnaev is arrested for alleged shoplifting at Lord and Taylor’s in Boston. at the Boston Marathon. Tamerlan Tsarnaev was kicked out of a Cambridge mosque for causing a disturbance.bostonglobe.yahoo. ‘You are the hypocrite.

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

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

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

Type of shrapnel appears to be:304  Ball Bearings305  BB gun pellets  Glass shards306 The American Red Cross is involved.  As of 5. 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. and we expect it will be deactivated One of my e-mail pals is Mark Weisz. or from the a itself. but was on vacation in Florida when this crisis erupted. 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. BWH remains in lockdown mode until further notice.brighamandwomens. There have been amputations of arms + legs. o Out of an abundance of caution.nytimes. His daughter works at Mass General. I e-mailed to check up on him.30 pm on Apr 15.6030. who lives in the Boston area. Our Trauma Activation Protocol was activated at 4 PM.scribd. If you are trying to locate a loved one. 307 http://www.  As of 7.bmc.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . which has organized a hotline.html?smid=go-share&_r=0 308 http://www. This means that no visitors will be allowed into the hospital until further notice. 303 http://www.com/story/news/nation/2013/04/15/explosions-finish-line-bostonmarathon/2085193/ https://www. some blown off at the scene. Medical Details (3 Apr 17) On the first day:307  On Apr 15.com/2013/04/17/us/physical-legacy-of-bomb-blasts-could-be-cruel-for-bostonmarathon-victims. please call this hotline at 617-635-4500.57   Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Tufts Medical Center303 I do not have complete list. Again.tuftsmedicalcenter. Boston Medical Center web site posted:308 o If your loved was injured at the Copley incident and is being treated at BMC.org/ https://en. including BWH. will be reporting information to the city of Boston.aspx 310 http://www. the BMC Family Assistance Center phone number is 617. then released.org/online/emergency/default. this is purely a precautionary measure.54 pm on Apr 15.usatoday.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.wikipedia. Many people were treated.org/ 57 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.414. Count of injured might not include them. o Hospitals.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

or if it is a third. so we hear about things in a different sequence than they actually are happening.usatoday. but later exonerated. when there is reference to ANOTHER letter being intercepted. was to Senator Wicker. Ricin to Judge Sadie Holland of Lee County Mississippi (3 May 05) Judge Sadie Holland. believed to be contaminated with Ricin. which was explained in Rachael Maddow on MSNBC.cbslocal. We do not yet know if they arrived about the same day. because the authorities thought they might be conspirators.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/04/17/177605311/second-suspicious-letter-found-was-sentto-obama?ft=1&f=1003 397 http://baltimore.asp?a=2815&z=29 396 http://www.npr.org/newsemergency/anmviewer.abajournal.’ ” Holland told the Clarion Ledger.nbcnews. It sounds like he may have been framed.nbcnews.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Mississippi. In reports about ONE of the letters.398 393 https://www. 80.394 Ricin to President Obama (3 Apr 17) A letter. Sometimes the news of one event is slower to come out. to Obama. with respect to the letter to Senator Wicker.397 Holland. of Corinth.com/_news/2013/04/30/17988944-feds-ricin-traces-found-in-martial-arts-studiolinked-to-suspect?lite 395 http://www.scribd.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. arrested & evidence against him evaluated by a grand jury. received one of those ricin-laced letters.gov/jackson/press-releases/2013/mississippi-resident-charged-with-sending-threateningcommunications-to-president-others 394 http://www.84 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Paul Kevin Curtis. George Lucas Dutschke is suspect # 2.com/story/news/nation/2013/05/02/ricin-suspect-hearing/2128851/ http://usnews.com/2013/05/01/tests-link-deadly-ricin-to-obama-letter-suspect/ 398 http://www. The second one that I read about. ‘I tried to talk to you and you would not listen. “It just said something to the effect. The FBI reports that this letter. was arrested. said she opened the envelope on April 10. He was not released as soon as there was evidence pointing at a second person. on April-17 was addressed to President Obama.396 We don’t yet know if this refers to the first field test or a later lab detail test.com/_news/2013/05/02/18022537-suspect-held-without-bail-as-judge-sends-ricinletters-case-to-grand-jury?lite http://usnews.395 It has been quarantined by the US Secret Service.fbi. and a joint investigation has begun with the FBI. an Elvis impersonator. 45.emergencyemail. Now it is time that someone must die. we don’t know if it is the other one we already k now about. has been intercepted. has tested positive for Ricin. The first one that I heard about April-16.

no return address is suspicious by definition.com/news/three_suspicious_packages_in_senate_office_buildings-224094-1.2C_DC. but she had not died. No one is in custody. and if we ever know.nytimes. The 2nd test is at the same field office as the 1st test.cnn. Likewise they know nothing to indicate it has not.com/story/news/nation/2013/05/02/ricin-suspect-hearing/2128851/ https://en.wikipedia. which could be consistent with ricin poisoning.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. There have been 2 positive tests.can kill an adult.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Since Anthrax400 in the snail mail. http://www. There have been only 1 positive test.399 Ricin to Senator Wicker (3 May 05) I first saw this news on April-16.403 The letter was postmarked in Memphis and had no suspicious markings or return address. we working on a 3rd.com/2013/04/17/us/politics/toxic-ricin-detected-on-mail-sent-to-senator. 399 400 http://www.wikipedia.an amount the size of the head of a pin -.usatoday. also tested positive.org/wiki/Ricin https://en. There is a suspect in custody. and updates. The authorities are saying there is nothing to indicate it has anything to do with the attacks in Boston. The 2nd test is at the lab.html?_r=0 403 http://msbusiness.com/2013/04/16/health/what-is-ricin/ https://en. Mail addressed to Senator Roger E. There is no specific test for exposure and no antidote once exposed. this is only speculation.org/wiki/Incidents_involving_ricin https://en.402 Security at the Capital has been increased. It may be a coincidence of proximity in time and geography. Then more news media added details. In my opinion. It seems unlikely that two tests are false positives. A clerk in the judge's office had exhibited flu-like symptoms. who is behind what attacks.com/2013/04/16/us/tainted-letter-intercepted http://www.org/wiki/Incidents_involving_ricin#April_2013.wikipedia.scribd. Until we know.html https://www.cnn.wikipedia. As little as 500 micrograms of Ricin -.2C_Washington. we working on a 2nd. MSNBC. but the first tests are cheaper ones.2C_USA 402 CNN. It wasn't clear whether that was the cause of her illness. until a suspect was arrested.Wicker ® Mississippi tested positive for Ricin. and now has gone to a more intensive lab testing.org/wiki/Anthrax 401 http://www.rollcall. Senator Wicker got a bodyguard.401 was subjected to a different test. News media as usual is chaotic immediately after the news.85 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Both suspect # 1 and suspect # 2 have ties to the same judge. There is no suspect. all mail to Congress is tested before delivery.


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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

Time Travelling News Media (3 Apr 18 B)
Maybe some day there will be an arrest in this case. In their rush to be first to announce a scoop, many news media are reporting events before and at a time when the authorities are saying those stories are totally untrue.
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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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but I am passing along just in case. 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. This may be an Internet Hoax. I believe the FBI can get with Google to find out: 90 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. what were the circumstances?  Is it true that this page was created 2 days BEFORE[1] the explosions?  If not.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . To FBI from me II installment (3 Apr 18) Here is something else you hopefully already know about. 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. which went up 2 days before the explosions.be I believe the FBI can get with Facebook to find out:  Is it true that this page existed. then your investigation can stop at that point. 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. and has since been taken down?  If it was taken down. https://www. I do not know if this phenomena can occur with Facebook. Here is the context for the footnote:  Is it true that this page was created 2 days BEFORE[1] the explosions? Here is the footnote: My work on computer networks has shown me that the APPEARANCE of this sort of thing can be an innocent accident. It is alleged that the Boston Bombers have had a Facebook page. but at that time I had wrong e-mail address.90 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM For more context on the stories. in my copy-paste from the e-mail. Here is a You Tube video about this allegation I find incredible.scribd.youtube.com/watch?v=n4l9yK6vtCU&feature=youtu. Installment II sent wee hours of 3 Apr 18:  Conspiracy Theories I don’t see the footnote showing up here.  Back trace whoever created this page. and it contaminates the date time stamp of documents they create and share.

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

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

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

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

as the chaos diminishes. and what is bogus.wikipedia. undetonated explosive devices around the Boston area. could contain information which will later be found to be untrue. Within a few hours I was hearing 2 dead. After any surprise incident. One of the dead is an 8 year old boy. there is always:  Chaos on the ground as survivors run away from one explosion. and we know how much of this info is really true. not the chilly weather. April 15.  Estimates of dead. Synopsis known day one Apr-15 beginning (3 Apr 16) What we learned.50 pm. 6-15 in critical condition. compared to other places in the world. all of whom may be in different time distances from the latest data. At approx 2.  Chaos in the news media as rumors are shared. speak with police.50 pm Eastern Time. soon after the end of the Boston Marathon. possible shrapnel.45 pm or 2.422 kept jiggling. hospitals.95      Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 6-15 in critical condition. That is the unfortunate state-of-art of US media today. coffee. 60-500 needed medical attention. Investigators found what could be one to two additional. The US is fortunate that such incidents are rare isolated.scribd. orange juice. This was 1-3 hours after the winners crossed the finish line. lots of smoke. while first responders run to the site to rescue and serve the wounded. so Boston residents are providing hospitality: blankets. meeting up with their family and friends. critical.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . and are dressed for the race.org/personfinder/2013-boston-explosions https://en. within hours after the incident. There were explosions.423 when stragglers were arriving. What Happened? (3 Apr 16 B) Anything we learn on the first days. compared to other events.  Some runners are having difficulty getting back to their lodging.  Speculation who may have done it. workers. The event occurred 2.45 to 2. and why. Estimates always vary in aftermath of any disaster. with different degrees of experience in covering such events. unaccounted for. 2013. many later found to be incorrect. Most every event is exaggerated. witnesses. Prior to the Boston Marathon there had been no credible threats.org/wiki/2013_Boston_Marathon_bombings 95 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. and most of the news 422 423 http://google. as different news media people. perhaps towards the site of another not yet. or were reminded of: Some info in the day one chapters will get moved. wounded.

to serve expected needs of the runners.story http://online. near the end of the race. 430  There were evacuations of buildings similar to the JFK library.  Security was increased at many institutions around the world. The general public has not yet been told where they were found. had ground stops. as reported via Wikipedia. In time. such as Amtrak.com/article/SB10001424127887323346304578424950102614148. quoted by the media.426 and 10-20 seconds apart. 426 Different news media gave different versions of that relative reality. 1-3 hours after the front runners had crossed the finish line.com/story/news/nation/2013/04/15/explosions-finish-line-boston-marathon/2085193/ 424 Different news media estimates. Two unexploded devices were found. Witnesses to the injured.com/article/2013/04/15/live-blog-boston-marathon-explosions 429 https://en.641755. which I am guessing is the one at the 600 block of Boylston street. until more can be known.com/news/chi-boston-marathon-explosion-20130415.hlntv.wsj. The windows of nearby buildings were blown out. because of the low number of deaths compared to other bombings.424 there were two small explosions. have been advised to stay indoors for the time being.000 (?) first responders in vicinity of the end of the race.html http://www.com/2013/04/15/breaking-news-explosion-at-boston-marathon-finish-line/ http://www. early on. say there were a lot of lower extremity injuries. in the area. where news coverage did not yet have a time line. so triage for the bmb survivors was rapid.scribd. The Boston Marathon attracts world wide contestants from all walks of life. or the shrapnel.0.  Airports. 425 As usual.usatoday.wikipedia.com/article/2013/04/15/live-blog-boston-marathon-explosions 428 http://www. I believe small. We were fortunate the blasts were not more powerful.chicagotribune. news accounts have widely different depictions of the scale of the blasts. There were 1. 96 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. there were precautions. especially those planning similar events. they got some of their own people.427 It is too soon to know if that was thanks to the bomb blasts.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .nationalterroralert.hlntv. 427 http://www. http://www.425 50-100 yards distant from each other. 428 The police performed a controlled explosion on at least one of them. although HLN is reporting that one was at the Mandarin Oriental hotel and another at an undisclosed location. so whatever the attacker’s motives. in the Boston area.org/wiki/2013_Boston_Marathon_bombings 430 Amtrak = US city to city passenger rail transportation system.429 People.  Security increased for lots of transportation. Due to uncertainty about additional attacks. I imagine in time we will have more specific info. just like in 9/11.96 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM media had left. we will get a better story.

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

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

CO.6 – China Declaration Activity: • FEMA-4110-DR-MA & FEMA-3363-EM-TX approved Situation: • Two explosions occurred near the finish line at approx. NM.pdf Significant Events: • West Fertilizer Plant Explosion – West. CA. April 15. AZ Earthquake Activity: No significant U.S activity. 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. 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. 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. Submit info via email: Boston@ic.  201304022 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. M 6.scribd. They will be available 9AM-5PM from 4/22-4/26.99      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. Submit info to FBI website. April 22. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Monday.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 2013 attached. EDT.gov.m. regarding FEMA info about major incidents in America.fbi. TIPS for Investigation: Call 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324) & choose prompt #3. Residents With Questions: Call the Mayor's Hotline at 617-635-4500. 2:50 p.

academia. Lockdown impact on residents. I see:     Suspects status. Submit info via Email: Boston@ic. Police officer killed.scribd.gov. transportation. Submit info to FBI website. TIPS for Investigation: Call 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324) & choose prompt #3. Gov services update.pdf Comparing what FEMA said April-19 morning with their earlier version. President approved Emergency Declaration FEMA-3362-EM • FEMA Region I returned to Watch/Steady State Official sources day-6 Apr-20 (3 Apr 20) Boston Incidents (Police Updated 4/20 10:25 AM)      Counseling Available: The Mayor's Healthline will have counselors available to talk by phone from 10AM-2PM on Saturday 4/20 and Sunday 4/21 at 617-5345050. Residents With Questions: Call the Mayor's Hotline at 617-635-4500. April 20. regarding FEMA info about major incidents in America. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Saturday.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 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. to identify any new or corrected info. maritime restrictions were lifted FEMA Response: • On April 17.100 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM • A three block radius around the blast zone is cordoned off to pedestrian and vehicular traffic • Copley Station remains closed until further notice • 4 confirmed fatalities. 4/15 Marathon Incident Press Release: Full City of Boston response to Boston Marathon tragedy [link] 4/15 Marathon Incident Map: Latest crime scene perimeter [link] FEMA Apr-20 (3 Apr 22 C) See within official sources for earlier days. 100 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. 2013  201304020 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.fbi.

EDT • FBI identified two suspects involved with this bombing • “Suspect #1” was shot/killed by law enforcement during a fire fight early morning April 19 ▲ “Suspect #2 was apprehended alive by police the evening of April 19 • 3 confirmed fatalities.mbta. 2013 • Two explosions occurred near the finish line at approx. and commuter rail) is suspended until further notice. 2:50 p. day shift only. Official sources day-5 Apr-19 (3 Apr 19) Boston Incidents (Police Updated 4/19 2:35PM)  MBTA: Service (including bus. assisted by Boston JTTF. MA • West Fertilizer Plant Explosion – West. is serving as lead Federal agency • FEMA Region I remains partially activated to Level III.com for updates. train. President approved Emergency Declaration FEMA-3362-EM • The FBI. 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 6.101 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. 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.scribd.6 – China Declaration Activity: • Major Disaster Declaration – MA • Emergency Declaration – TX Boston Marathon Explosions April 15. See www. 101 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. 176 injured/hospitalized ▲ Following gunfight on April 18.m. return home. If you are at an MBTA station please do not congregate there.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .

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

MA West Fertilizer Plant Explosion – West. Earthquake Activity: M 7. assisted by Boston JTTF.Middle Mississippi Valley Red Flag Warnings: CA & TX. Significant Events: Severe Weather/Flooding – Midwest Boston Marathon Explosions – Boston. 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.S. Russia April 15. in Indiana-Illinois area. 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.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .2 – Kuril’sk. Emergency declaration. Rain / high elevation snow – Pacific Northwest into Great Basin Heavy rainfall & risk of severe thunderstorms – Northeast. 2013 Boston page included photos from FBI of suspects. 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. • Two explosions occurred near the finish line of Boston Marathon • 3 confirmed fatalities. 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 103 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. day shift only Fertilizer Plant Explosion – West. asking the general public for help in identifying them. President approved Emergency Declaration FEMA-3362-EM ▲ Media & law enforcement are reporting one suspect is dead & one other suspect is still at large • The FBI. I copy paste particulars of greatest interest to me.103   Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Lockdown transportation & academia. Mid-Atlantic into Florida Flash flooding possible.scribd.

com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . limited human-to-human transmission • 15 (+1) US residents with respiratory illness who recently traveled to China were tested. 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. 13 were negative.fema.scribd. 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: • 87 (+49) confirmed human cases across 6 provinces • 17 (+7) fatalities • 4 clusters of possible.04 am) 440 News Releases April 18.gov/disaster/3362 http://content. 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.govdelivery.com/bulletins/gd/USDHSFEMA-76f487 104 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. H7N9 Avian Influenza A – China April 18. 2013 (1. FDA and other vaccine manufacturers to develop.104 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM I copy-pasted that info to my Gas Boom notes.


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

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

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

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

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

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



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Those items have been recovered and sent to the FBI’s Laboratory in Quantico. the FBI initiated a command post.fbi. specialized examiners will reconstruct the device and determine its makeup and components. with information. United States Secret Service. and federal government agency associated with the JTTF—and many others on 446 https://www.Remarks by Boston Special Agent in Charge.gov (while not connected): 554 5. fix any place which needs fixing. April 16. state. Those assigned to the JTTF. .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.fbi. and others responded to the scene. All media inquiries should be directed to the FBI’s National Press Office at (202) 324-3691.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . and other personnel from every state. Many of them were already there as part of the general security for the marathon already in place.gov. e-mail them to boston@ic. Virginia.m. Here is info from the bounce: Boston@ci.fbi.4.4 [internal] Domain >>> Lookup Failed AHA … I sent to ci. Massachusetts State Police. and ATF. including Boston Police. theu upload a revised edition of these notes. direct from this site. Let’s see if try # 2 gets thru. composed of more than 30 federal. Their goal was to recover physical items related to the blast. along with Boston PD.gov/news/updates-on-investigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston/updates-oninvestigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston 447 https://www. Let’s try again.108 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM If you have visual images.fbi. Massachusetts State Police. the JTTF began its investigation. 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.” 108 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.scribd. Away from the scene.448 We are expediting this blast evidence to our Laboratory in Quantico. then review this doc. it should be ic. There. and/or details regarding the explosions along the Boston Marathon route and elsewhere.” News media has been reporting “definitely. You can also call 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324). prompt #3. This morning the FBI. Immediately after the bombing. intelligence analysts. 2013 (p. HSI. Virginia for a complete and thorough analysis. yesterday afternoon. video. I thought that was the e-mail I sent to which bounced. and local law enforcement agencies. and ATF officially began its forensic evidence recovery effort at the site. No piece of information or detail is too small. local.) 447 The FBI Boston’s Joint Terrorism Task Force.

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

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

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

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. In this disaster. the authorities were more interested in calming the public. by no means all. After 9/11. so American leadership. 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.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.FEMA: ▲ Region I RRCC transitioned to Level III (Virtual RRCC continues) • LNOs deployed to MA EOC ▲ Region I IMAT returned to Portsmouth. and trained in how to deal with a crisis. it is pretty obvious that the authorities are competent. 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. storm front. or in helping with their future reelection. than in understanding what the hell happened.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Indianapolis Fairgrounds.scribd. New Hampshire JFO ▲ US&R MA-TF1 available for deployment. in some locations. monitoring only) in response to Explosions.m. TN EOC remains activated at Level IV (Localized Emergency/Enhanced.m. 112 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. and some other disasters. Federal Response . so I am organizing that via a separate chapter from news media sources.000 feet ▲ National Targeting Center scrubbing all outbound flights from Boston and JFK for National security reasons • FBI is lead agency working together with Boston Joint Terrorism Task Force ▲ Port of Boston remains at modified maritime security (MARSEC) Level II Nasty weather threatening my area … high winds. has learned something since 9/11. There have been multiple press briefings & statements by:    Local/state/federal authorities Medical facilities Political leaders I have seen some of them. Official sources day two (3 Apr 16) I consider information from the authorities to have a different level of reliability than information from the news media.

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

& 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. MD.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . DCE. MA • FEMA IMAT Team White is on Alert • No requests for assistance have been received at this time 114 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. M7. with the exception of Copley Station • Cellular service is operational. 8. 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. NJ. limited due to congestion • Boston’s Back Bay along Boylston St. closed to traffic. 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.114 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM • Slight risk for severe thunderstorms – Central/Southern Plains & Ohio/Tennesee Valleys • Red Flag warnings & Critical Fire Weather Areas: AZ.3 Oklahoma. &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. 13. April 15 Significant Event: • April 15 at 2:50 pm EDT. NM & TX • Space Weather: No space weather storms observed or predicted Tropical Activity: No activity threatening U. Boston remains open with unknown occupants • The following States have activated EOCs. 10.8 Iran Declaration Activity: None Explosions – Boston MA.S. territories Earthquake Activity: M4. CO.scribd.

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

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

some TV news showing what the anchor said was happening “right now” and it was broad daylight in Boston (one time zone away). Media sources Apr-16 day-2 (3 Apr 18) Here is where I got new info on April 16.641755.117 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.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article. not properly labeled as such.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.” For example.uk/news/world-22161572 460 http://live. Some TV news media.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . I watched (from my SW Indiana location) during the wee hours. so this was obviously a rerun of earlier news.0.html 459 http://www.baynews9.com/item/ahZzfmJyZWFraW5nbmV3cy13d3ctaHJkcg0LEgRTZWVkGM6qvQ 4M/2013/04/15/boston-hospitals-report-more-than-100-being-treated-after-marathon-exp 462 http://www.breakingnews.com/Event/Live_blog_Explosion_in_Copley_Square 461 http://www.co.chicagotribune.lawfareblog.com/news/chi-boston-marathon-explosion-20130415.boston. and where more info.             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.bbc. showing us what is going on “live” is obviously misrepresented “taped.scribd.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/4/15/ boston_marathon_expl.story 463 150 photos by Aaron "tango" Tang via Flicker 117 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com/2013/04/todays-headlines-and-commentary-406/ http://www.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

335-337 Scribd reads during my replacing latest version. 342 others. More known about suspects. 1.127     Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Lots additions to Time Line. Approx 15% increase vs. approx 3 reads an hour overall. 375 others.1 uploaded approx 2 am my time (3 am EDT) Apr 22 or I have messed up with my arithmetic. 1. 23 me. so 14 me. Version 1.scribd.8 having 19 in 4 hours or 5 an hour. prior day version. about 3 reads an hour. about 1 an hour.0 uploaded approx 7 pm my time (8 pm EDT) Apr 21 or 125 hours after bombing: 88 pages. 1. TOC is now 2 pages. 1. 15-16 17 18 19 20 21 is 6 days @ 24 hours.8 upload just before 8 pm my time (9 pm EDT) Apr 19 “B” or 102 hours after bombing: 72 pages. 393-395 Scribd reads as I replaced version. and from V 0. 398 footnotes (365+33). Version 0. so it is now 156 hours since the bombing … let’s quit tracking this data point. in early evening.7 upload just after 4 pm my time (5 pm EDT) Apr 18. so 20 me. Version 0. Scribd had 314-316 reads as I adjusted description. 321 other people.5 Meg Doc.9 getting 21 reads in 14 hours = 1 ½ an hour. overnite.7 to 0. 320 footnotes (287+33). 101 pages. 444 (411+33) footnotes. Approx 10% increase vs. Approx 10% increase vs. 416 others. climbing again. Approx 5% increase vs. 296 footnotes (263+33). 946k Doc. and uploaded latest revision.1: 92 pages. with V 0.9 to 1.9 uploaded just after 10 am my time (11 am EDT) Apr 20 or 116 hours after bombing: 83 pages.2 uploaded approx 2 pm my time (3 am EDT) Apr 22 (close to the moment of silence). 1 meg Doc.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Marginal increase vs. Version 1. 451 others. with from V 0. 2 ½ pages TOC. TOC almost 3 pages. V0. which is an increase to 3 an hour rate. Conspiracy Theories.28 Meg Doc. 467k PDF. prior day version. wee hours version. and 3 pm to 3 am is 12 hours. 23 me. morning version.6 to 0. 419 (386+33) footnotes. from earlier shares. Approx 5% increase vs. 302 other people.0 to 1. so 18 me.1 got 41 reads in 7 hours or about 6 an hour rate.0 got 33 reads in 9 hours. so 16 me. 602k PDF.1 to 1.2 got 35 reads in 12 hours or about 3 an hour. earlier in day. 363 footnotes (330+33). or 98 hours after bombing: 68 pages. version. 1. V 1. adjusted tags to include relevant geography and other info about the brothers Grimm. 668k PDF. 1. or it may just be time of day. And other topics. earlier in evening version. 127 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Version 1.3 Meg Doc. 436=>439 Scribd reads as I replaced version. Version 0. 569 PDF.7 had 23 reads in 18 hours.8 to 0. 503k PDF. 358-360 Scribd reads as I replaced version. 474 Scribd reads before and after I replaced version. overall 3 an hour.4 meg Doc. 626k PDF. Perfect Crime explained vs.

After uploading this.502 I see 124 reads. prior day version.4 to 0. 9 TOC. 385k PDF.2 to 0. or about 4 an hour. 389k PDF. so 8 reads total by me.scribd. 81k PDF. so that’s 172 reads by other people. Approx 20% increase vs. of these research notes on Scribd. V 0. Approx 30% increase vs. 535k Doc. 268 other people. so 10 reads my total.1 and 0. there had been 122 reads.2. 279 other people. Version 0. TOC just over 1 page. 831k Doc. about 1 an hour.6 had 11 reads in 6 hours. Version 0. 163 footnotes (136+27). so 12 me. in the evening. 253 after both upload and adjust description. 315k PDF.3 to 0. I had found out about it about 1 hour after it happened.5 upload approx 4 pm my time (5 pm EDT) Apr 18.3 had 48 reads in 13 hours.3 uploaded almost midnite my time April-16 evening. just after 3 pm my time = 31 pages. Five have been me. or approx 10 an hour.4 upload almost midnite my time April-17 evening. 249k PDF. 786k Doc. Two are mine. maybe 4 an hour overall. approx 5 an hour overall. Scribd had 276-278 reads. V 0.2 uploaded approx 25 hours after the bombing. V 0. from time of each upload so far. Scribd had 250 reads before I uploaded this new edition.128 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Version 0. 255 footnotes (222+33). 643k Doc. about 2 an hour. or 74 hours after bombing: 58 pages.1 launch approx 6 hours after the bombing = 9 pages. Marginal increase vs. Version 0.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .5 had 23 reads in 18 hours. Between uploading version 0. Approx 20% increase vs. Version 0. version. 202 footnotes (175+27). or about 3 an hour. 245 by other people.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac 128 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. or 56 hours after bombing: 48 pages. 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. earlier in day. maybe 3 an hour overall. 137k Doc. V 0.scribd. Approx 200% increase vs. prior day version.5 to 0.6 upload 11 pm my time (midnite EDT) Apr 18. 502 http://www. or 32 hours after the bombing = 40 pages. 412k Doc. prior day version. 54 footnotes (30+24). the count was 177 reads of this at Scribd. 225 footnotes (198+27). TOC almost 2 pages. 267 footnotes (234+33). Version 0. Scribd had 289-291 reads. or 80 hours after bombing: 61 pages. prior day version. That’s an average of approx 5 an hour overall. 192k PDF.