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

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

for example.org/donate/index. where our hearts pour out to want to help the victims. so everyone needs to do due diligence. where the money is really going to go to the pockets of the crooks.org/donating-blood 6 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. If you want to give to the Red Cross.fbi.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .gov/stats-services/victim_assistance/seeking-victim-information/assistance-for-victimsof-the-boston-marathon-bombings 8 • Red Cross Disaster Relief donations: https://www. give to the Red Cross.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.scribd. 8 not to some crook claiming to be a representative of the Red Cross. I personally go to an office of the 7 https://www.redcrossblood.redcross.6 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM FBI Victim Assistance Call Center at 1-800-331-0075 to provide their information. Victims will be put in contact with the FBI Office for Victim Assistance. and not to help the people in need.jsp?donateStep=2&itemId=prod10002 • Red Cross blood donations: http://www.gov Call 1-800-CALL-FBI Charities (3 Apr 26) After any major disaster.fbi. there are also a mountain of criminals claiming to be with some good cause to help the victims.

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

Here is what you should do if you want to be safe. If you hear gunfire. 800 Boylston Street #990009 Boston. 25 http://www. a lot of people in Boston have had a death wish.html http://www.scribd.com/content/live-updates-boston-marathon-explosions/1641943.25 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. just in case they are not already involved. unless you have a death wish. Maps (3 Apr 22) Voice of America has map of where in Boston was the finish line for the Marathon. and for people who flunk US geography. where proceeds will go to support One Fund Boston. to video what’s happening.schneier.23 Once you and your family have got to safety.com/blog/archives/2013/04/about_police_sh.8 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM To send a check by snail mail: One Fund Boston.com/news_opinion/local_coverage/2013/04/adidas_t_shirts_will_support_one_fund_bo ston 22 http://usnews.nbcnews.21 Here’s info on crowd funding. Inc.html 8 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.voanews.22 Protect yourself and family (3 Apr 21 B) If we are to believe the news media.24 where Boston is located on continental USA. do not run towards the sounds.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . MA 02199 Adidas is selling Boston T-Shirts. with your camera or cell phone.com/blogs/politics/a-lesson-on-guns-041913 24 This includes a lot of people who reside in USA.esquire. desiring for one of the stray bullets to hit you. you may call the police. explosions.

org/wiki/Boston_Marathon_bombings http://www. from the police on April-19.9 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Wikipedia has maps and charts showing:26  Finish point of Marathon.bostonglobe.  Locations in the police chase and eventual capture of the suspects.  Photo of what was left by one of the bombs.  Locations of explosions.com/article/SB10001424127887323346304578424950102614148. Here Boston Globe has a map showing:  the finish point of the Marathon.cnn.wsj.33 Video of both events have nailed down a lot of info which was initially missing from the news media.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terror-attack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 28 http://www.  Photos of explosions aftermath. 31 Marathon Incident Map: Later crime scene perimeter [link].wikipedia.32 Wikipedia article includes map of locations of both explosions.wikipedia.com/2013/04/15/main/wMc4nIZvSXCtY6J1i4jkcN/story.30 This Boston Police map shows perimeter of crime scenes blocked off.  Photo of a press conference.29 Here is perimeter of crime scenes blocked off. and where they are relative to larger Boston area.cityofboston.png 32 http://online. not working for Al Mac This Wall Street Journal article has a map showing the approximate location of the explosions.  Also what hotels were evacuated soon after the explosions.scribd.  aerial photos showing key locations such as the medical tent converted from treating exhausted runners.34 26 27 https://en.html 30 http://www.  Locations of explosions.org/wiki/Boston_bombing 9 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com/metro/2013/04/20/bombsavior/QE8kIjEyj7XYF6Dje9QDsO/igraphic.  Photo of a suspect. CNN has maps showing:27  Finish point of Marathon.bostonglobe. Map showing multiple relevant locations. Here. to helping victims of the explosions.html 33 https://en.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .  Locations in the police chase and eventual capture of the suspects.com/doc/136745812/Map-Scene-of-Boston-Marathon-attack-bombs 31 http://www.gov/news/uploads/48206_1_15_13.html 29 http://www.scribd.28 The first explosion was closer to the finish line than the second. Here is a graphic showing the buildings around the explosion sites. or chaotically described.

Here are map images for Chechnya. to supporting most all governments against disaffected rebels after 9/11. but anyone they encounter in the Boston area.pdf See the chapter “Official sources day two” on FEMA. which the national news media did a totally shoddy job of trying to report. in a metropolis of 2 million.com has a map. Dagestan. Let’s look at map of where Chechnya is relative to Kyrgyzstan and Dagesta. Page 4 of the PDF has a map with multiple relevant locations. 2013  201304016 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. shoot outs. April 16.37 34 http://www. Kyrgyzstan (3 Apr 22) The news media has been blasting that the boys were from Chechnya. although the family is apparently ethnic Chechan.uk/news/world-us-canada-22166073 36 http://www. to put some things in perspective. then people from there engaged in various attacks against Russian interests around the world. and lots more. with retail businesses.co.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . showing events in this war between the suspects and not only the police. The time line of all this has not been covered well in the West.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.35 The Bostonglobe. put down by Russia.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.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. like Russia.scribd..36 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Tuesday. I plan to add some info here.xml 37 https://www.com/search?q=chechnya+map&client=firefox-a&sa=X&rls=org.bostonglobe.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.bbc. when the news story dies down. Info in the time line about the boys biographical history does not seem to agree on where they have been. The BBC has a map of where some of this was happening.boston. Chechnya.google. car jacking. as we went from supporting freedom fighters against repressive regimes. which they update as they get new info.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. throwing explosives.000. I also saw early news about them claiming they lived for a while in Turkey. Boston Demographics (3 Apr 20) Boston is a city of some 625. Chechnya is where in recent history there has been a revolution.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

cityofboston.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 2013. See www.cityofboston. with info on Boston Bombings. April 19.aspx?id=6079 http://www.90 and national weather forecasts.gov/oneboston http://www.com for updates.86   FBI charges against bomber Tsarnaev’s friends: Kadyrbayev-Tazhayakov-Phillipos (PDF 87 20 pages).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/boston/press-releases/2013/suspect-in-boston-marathon-attack-charged-with-usinga-weapon-of-mass-destruction 87 I downloaded 2013-0447.fbi. http://www.cityofboston. 2013. Boston explosion updates88 I have not viewed all of the official reports.cityofboston.gov/news/Default.mbta.scribd. but I try to keep up on links to them.89 Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Saturday.gov/news/default. 88 https://www.mass. 2013 Here is FEMA report for Friday April 19.mass.” 90 My notes on this will be in the next edition shared of my US epidemic of critical infrastructure explosions. Massachusetts State Government  http://www. return home. with info on Boston Bombings. FEMA comes out with a daily report each morning around 8.pdf President Obama.scribd.aspx?id=6091 86 https://www.fbi.gov/governor/  http://www.gov/eopss/agencies/msp/ Federal agencies working this case  https://www.92 and Bird Flu in China. April 20.fbi.gov/POLICE/ Boston City Press Release April-1583 Boston City letter to residents and businesses in the impacted area April-2084 Boston City plan for re-opening Copley Square.21        Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM http://cityofboston.com/doc/114094060/Indy-Boom 21 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.gov/  Criminal complaint (pdf) with April-22 charges against surviving suspect. train. 83 84 http://www.30 am. 2013 Boston Special Agent in Charge. April 19.gov/news/Default.  201304020 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. April-21.pdf calling my copy: FBI Boston Bomber Friends 2013 May 2.91 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. If you are at an MBTA station please do not congregate there. and commuter rail) is suspended until further notice.

2013.96  201304016 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. 2013 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Tuesday.97 Do not approach him. 2013 (a. 2013 (1. 2013 (p. Remarks by Boston Special Agent in Charge.com/doc/114094060/Indy-Boom 93 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 18 info.pdf See chapter “Official sources day two” where I have extracted relevant details. with lots of relevant info.scribd.pdf Boston Special Agent in Charge.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .m.scribd.45 pm Apr-19. 2013.com/doc/114094060/Indy-Boom 95 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 17 info.” 96 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 16 info. April 18. April 17.” 92 22 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.) Statement by President Obama. April 16.pdf Statement by President Obama. until his capture just before 8. April 16.m. 2013 Here is FEMA report three days after the Boston Bombings.” 94 My notes on this will be in the next edition shared of my US epidemic of critical infrastructure explosions. 2013. He is 91 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 19 info.94  201304018 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.95  201304017 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. April 16. April 16. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Thursday. http://www. morning after the Boston Bombings. April 15. http://www. of whom Boston authorities were hunting. with info on Boston Bombings. April 16. 2013 Remarks by Boston Special Agent in Charge.) Statement by Attorney General Holder. April 18. 2013 President Obama.04 am) FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Wednesday.” My notes on this will be in the next edition shared of my US epidemic of critical infrastructure explosions.22  Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 201304019 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.scribd.pdf FEMA on Massachusetts Explosion April 18. with info relevant to the Boston Bombings.93 Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion. April 18. 2013 Picture of final suspect (3 Apr 20) Here is a picture from the FBI.

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

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

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

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

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

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

toledoblade. ammunition and explosives when they first confronted police early April-19.127 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.com/2013/04/21/news/nation/boston-police-commissioner-believes-suspectsplanned-other-bombings/?ref=latest 132 http://www.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." 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. "a large pyrotechnic.toledoblade.133 125 http://usnews.html 127 http://www.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone."129 Agents also scoured the brothers’ credit-card records and other material seized from their apartment and car for evidence of bomb components.cnn.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index.131 The two men suspected in the Boston Marathon bombings were armed with a small arsenal of guns.html 129 http://www. the backpacks used.cityofboston. authorities said April-21. 126 It was just them two trouble makers.toledoblade.132 Apr 21 Boston plan to re-open Copley Square (3 Apr 22 B) Here is the city of Boston’s plan for re-opening Copley Square. they seize BB's.128 The FBI searches Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's dorm room in Pine Dale Hall.gov/news/Default.scribd.29 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM alone.dallasnews. and other evidence tying them to the bombings last Monday.aspx?id=6091 29 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. However.html 131 http://bangordailynews.com/news/local-news/20130422-boston-suspects-arsenal-indicates-theyplanned-more-attacks-police-say. on the campus of the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth.nbcnews.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone. and shootings later in the week.com/_news/2013/04/21/17841985-crowdfunding-raises-2-million-for-bostonvictims-critics-urge-caution?lite 126 http://www.html 130 http://www. investigators are continuing to search whether they had help or were operating in league with anyone else. Among other things.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . not connected to any organization which is a continuing threat.toledoblade.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone.ece 133 http://www.html 128 http://www. and were most likely planning more attacks.

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. Mayor Thomas M. As we move toward re-opening we will continue to update the public on our progress and plans. their families and all of those impacted by last week’s tragic events . The Boston Police Department will return personal items secured at the scene that have not been retained as evidence by the FBI. Operating as quickly and seamlessly. 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. 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. without bureaucracy for the business owners and residents who have also been affected by the attack on our City. 30 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. and Counseling As this plan commences we will be respectful with all memorials and other personal effects left at the scene.30 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Apr 21.” Mayor Menino said. Equipment and Expertise .com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Menino and members of his Emergency Management Team and Cabinet previewed plans for the re-opening of Boylston Street and the Copley Square area of Boston. Read Letter from Mayor Menino & Sign Up to Receive Updates The City’s Copley Square Re-Entry Plan is a multi-agency effort that maximizes all of the resources – Manpower.” 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.scribd. “Nearly a week ago our City took a deep breath and was forced to dive into a pool of uncertainty and fear.of our city team. “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. The Five phase plan will commence when the scene is cleared by Federal Authorities and returned to the City of Boston. Communications.

mit.html 136 http://abcnews.136 Federal Public Defender’s office says they will assign a lawyer for this guy.yahoo.go. Tsarnaev is still alive. various people try to put in perspective what happened.141 The impact area is currently an FBI crime scene. Engineers are checking the structural integrity of buildings near the bombing scene before that area fully reopens.edu/V133/N19/policeman. 134 http://abcnews.lawfareblog.com/2013/04/federal-public-defender-to-represent-boston-marathon-suspectdzhokhar-tsarnaev/ 138 http://www. so I’m going to leave that to the Twitter list and news links that Alan and Susan are running. in honor of Boston victims. UNQUOTE Apr 20 Boston gov to people of impact zone (3 Apr 22 B) City of Boston sends a letter to residents and businesses in the impact zone.lawfareblog.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 138 Morning after the running battles between suspects and police.com/doc/136251735/President-Obama-Boston-marathon 139 http://www.com/US/boston-bombing-suspect-dzhokhar-tsarnaev-conditioninterrogated/story?id=19009283&google_editors_picks=true 135 http://news. 140 Too much is in flux to summarize the developments in Boston.gov/news/Default.html 141 http://www.cityofboston. 137 US Flag is to be flown at ½ mast thru April 20.134 Apr 20 Sat (3 Apr 22 B) 2013 Apr 20 Saturday Dzhokhar A. and the City is providing support to the FBI as they secure this area.135 He is not yet in a condition where he can be questioned. Here’s Lawfare QUOTE139 Here is the MIT student newspaper The Tech‘s report on last night incidents. and under heavy guard at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. Businesses affected can call or visit our Business Resource Center at the Park Plaza Hotel.gov/oneboston or call our Mayor’s Hotline at 617-635-4500.31 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM For more information or resources please log onto http://cityofboston.scribd.aspx?id=6089 31 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Anyone with counseling needs should contact the Mayor’s Health Line at 617 -534-5050.com/2013/04/todays-headlines-and-commentary-407/ 140 http://tech.com/US/boston-bombing-suspect-dzhokhar-tsarnaev-conditioninterrogated/story?id=19009283&google_editors_picks=true 137 http://www.go.scribd.com/blogs/lookout/boston-bombing-suspect-arrest-presents-intelligence-opportunitylegal-183858408.

trash removal. construction.143 He is one of two brothers. etc. board-up services. Consider the types of services you may need from outside contractors. Once we have established that these important public safety issues are resolved. in Watertown.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/story. What you can do right now: 1.gov and on Twitter @NotifyBoston. We will be taking steps to secure the public safety. had a boat in their  142 http://news. and begin lining up their services. We thank you for your patience as we rebuild together.bostonglobe. In addition. Ensuring that all buildings are structurally sound. federal prosecutors stirred controversy in legal circles by refusing to grant Dzhokhar his Miranda rights against self-incrimination. If you need help securing reliable vendors.45 pm. for example. 19. of Cambridge was apprehended in Watertown.com/blogs/lookout/boston-bombing-suspect-arrest-presents-intelligence-opportunitylegal-183858408.html 143 http://live. Please monitor the news closely for updates on when the crime scene is released.cityofboston. so that we can have the best information to reach you quickly. suspected of being responsible for the Boston Marathon Bombings.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . lasting nearly two hours. the City will have some lists available. Please take a moment to register by calling 617 635-4500.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe. Dzhokhar A. 3.142  Shortly before 8. 2. the City will move quickly to ensure that the area is safe for residents and businesses to return.yahoo. we will then provide a staggered schedule for limited access for inspectors and business owners to survey their property to ascertain readiness to reopen.bostonglobe.scribd. after a standoff with the police. provision delivery. including: 1. information is available at the City’s web site: www. who had left their home after the curfew was lifted.144 One of the people. citing public safety concerns. Tsarnaev. 7 pm: Shots reportedly fired at 67 Franklin St. Apr 19 Fri Suspect Captured (3 Apr 22 C) 2013 Apr 19 Friday Immediately after Dzhokhar’s capture. Ensuring that streets and sidewalks are clean of equipment and debris and are safe for pedestrians.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.boston.xml 32 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. and for residents to return to their homes.com/Event/Live_blog_Explosion_in_Copley_Square http://www. 2.html 144 http://www.32 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM As soon as we receive clearance from the FBI.

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

then dumps the car and runs into the darkness. He drives two or three streets away.20 am to 2.xml 156 http://www. allowing police to determine the vehicle is in Watertown and eventually catch up to it. according to hospital spokeswoman Jennifer Kovalich.xml 154 http://www.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 34 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.xml 155 http://www.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.xml 158 http://www.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 157 http://www. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Brighton.bostonglobe. But the car jacked victim's cell phone is still in the SUV.bostonglobe. in Boston.bostonglobe.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe. MBTA Transit Police Officer Richard H..156 So later the police back track the chase route.scribd.bostonglobe. at the intersection of Dexter and Laurel in Watertown.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 160 http://www.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.153 7. 33.html 159 http://www. got out of the car. and traded gunfire with police for several minutes.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe. for minor injuries suffered in the gunfight.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main. west to Watertown.154 3.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.bostonglobe.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe. the suspects are in a gunfight with the police and throwing explosive devices at the police.160 153 http://www.159 19-year-old Dzhokar Tsarnaev drives off amid more gunfire. with officers in pursuit. 155 Apr 19 wee hours chases and battles (3 Apr 21) 1. Donohue Jr.cnn. One of the suspects was apprehended and later pronounced dead at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.30 am: The police pursue the stolen SUV from Cambridge.34 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 7.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.158 Fifteen police officers are treated at St. seeking to deal with any unexploded ordinance.50 am: The police detonate a suspicious looking device.14 am: The police detonate a suspicious looking device at Charlesgate and Commonwealth Avenue.cnn. in Cambridge. Massachusetts.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/story.cnn.157 The brothers stopped near Dexter and Laurel streets. which they think was left behind by the enemy.15 am: Police surround what is thought to be the Tsarnaev residence at 410 Norfolk St. Not all of them detonate. During the chase. was wounded. He was in stable condition Friday at Mount Auburn Hospital.

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

of Somerville.xml 175 http://www.169 "I am serious. better known as the renowned Stata Center on the MIT campus. at gunpoint.175 10.a killing authorities later link to the Tsarnaevs." He then shows the driver that his gun is loaded.gde_2659304_member_234701350 173 http://www.html 172 http://www. with all residents asked to remain indoors.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main. Massachusetts.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 10.html http://www.cnn.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe. and in some cases the police helped them resolve their issues. He later died.cnn. identified as Sean Collier. incorrectly. is shot dead on the school's Cambridge. 170 They begin driving. 172 11 p. and some adjacent cities. was found shot multiple times while in his cruiser at Main and Vassar streets. and he and the driver begin talking in a foreign language. I did that. Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer Sean Collier. They go to an ATM machine.bostonglobe. before going to a gas station.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.html 171 http://www. that the car jacking had occurred at the gas station. The second man enters the back seat. This meant that some residents were cut off from essential supplies. gets to a gas station a few blocks away. a Mercedes SUV at 816 Memorial Drive in Cambridge.html 174 http://www.policeone. near Building 32.173 11 pm: The SUV driver manages to escape the carjackers.bostonglobe.29 pm: An MIT police office.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.com/police-heroes/articles/6204718-Photo-Cop-delivering-milk-to-family-onBoston-lockdown-becomes-sensation/?goback=.171 April 18 Thu nite – MIT.m. Here is a photo of a police officer delivering milk to a family with small children.xml 176 http://www. where the captive man escapes. "Did you hear about the Boston explosion? .176 169 170 http://www. 26..scribd.36 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM a firearm and says.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index.31 pm: Police got a report of two men carjacking. campus -.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index.174 National news later reports. and the man with the gun demands money. and engaging in battles with the police. where the men attempt to get money. He is given $45 but wants more and demands an ATM card and password. 26.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe. while the kidnapped man moves to the passenger seat. from where he calls authorities with details.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe..xml 36 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.cnn. the city of Boston.bostonglobe.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index." the man says before forcing the victim to drive to another location where they pick up a second man. Cambridge car jacking (3 Apr 23) During the uncertainty as to locations of suspects on the run. were locked down. The armed man takes the driver's keys and sits in the driver's seat.cnn.

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

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

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

”196 10. NBC reports there were 103 patients from the blasts still being treated at six Boston hospitals.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.56 AP/CBS quote Ed Davis193 saying there were 176 casualties at hospitals. 195 11:30 a. 176 injured. at least 17 of whom were critically injured. separated by a few hours.” 191 http://www. including some who had injuries described as “limb threatening.198 188 https://www. and both are called “live. when they show the exact same show.fbi. 189 1.usatoday.m.12 pm USA Today says we are up to 170 injured.scribd. a suspect has been identified and arrested.html 195 http://wqad.20 am: CNN says injured total is up to 183. particularly at this early stage of the investigation.baynews9.   2013 April 16.194 12. 2013  9 pm (8 pm my time) on Piers Morgan live. This turned out to be another bogus story.html 192 http://www.kmov.Boston officials update victims numbers to 3 dead.org/newsemergency/anmviewer.nbcnews.192 12.com/news/national/Boston-Marathon-bombings-Person-of-interests-apartmentsearched-203184581.com/2013/04/16/device-at-boston-marathon-was-in-metal-pressure-cooker/ 196 http://usnews.191 1.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article. 10 a. according to a CNN tally. and the injured count is up to 183.190 we were told that the 3rd dead is a Chinese citizen.40 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM we ask the media.emergencyemail. in NYC.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/4/15/ boston_marathon_expl. 17 critical.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .197 which was evacuated after authorities discovered a suspicious package in the terminal.188 Press release 1.com/story/news/2013/04/16/obama-boston-marathon-bombing-remarks/2087565/ 193 Ed Davis = Boston Police Commissioner 194 http://www. to exercise caution and attempt to verify information through appropriate official channels before reporting. 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.asp?a=2817&z=48 190 The word “live” has become meaningless on TV news. There have been vigils all over the Boston area on April-16 evening.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.04 noon W-QAD says Boston-area hospitals have discharged at least 51 of the at least 174 people wounded in Monday’s attack.30 am Officials say bomb squad investigators were called in to the central terminal of La Guardia International Airport. At least 8 children were being treated at hospitals.m. .

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

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

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

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

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

22 seconds.cnn.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite http://www.cnn.nbcnews.html 243 http://usnews. wearing a knapsack on his back. Wave two leaves. site of second explosion.m.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite 239 http://usnews.nbcnews.html 242 http://usnews.238 10:10 a.nbcnews.242 9:17 a. It's about a block from the first explosion.cnn.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite 238 http://usnews.241 9:32 a.html http://www.cnn.com/news/bay-city/index.com/news/bay-city/index.mlive.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index.mlive.41 pm approx: Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are seen on camera standing about a half-block from Forum restaurant. — Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia finishes to become the men’s winner.000 runners leaves in two waves.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013.html 236 http://www. His winning time was 2 hours. — Fifty-three wheelchair competitors start the 26.233 2..000 — begin their race. toward the Boston Marathon finish line.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . — Fifty-one elite women runners set off.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite 46 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. an explosion occurs in the location where Dzhokhar Tsarnaev had placed his knapsack. The pair walks east.m.235 2.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013. the thoroughfare where the finish line is located.scribd.42 pm approx: Tamerlan Tsarnaev begins walking toward the finish line again. Tamerlan Tsarnaev in front of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are caught on camera turning onto Boylston Street.cnn.m. 10 minutes. that there is the same smoking gun video evidence of him planting a bomb.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index. on their way to the finish line at Boston’s Copley Square. 26 minutes.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013.2-mile race.236    Time Line prior to any known trouble (3 May 05) 2013 April 15        12:10 p. 243 233 234 http://www. as there is with his brother Dzhokhar.-10:40 a. — The remainder of the field of about 24. — The elite men and other top male runners — a wave of 3.com/news/bay-city/index.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013.46 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM o Approximately 10 seconds later.html 241 http://usnews.html http://www.com/news/bay-city/index.html 235 http://www.nbcnews. 25 seconds. — Kenyan Rita Jeptoo crosses the finish line as the women’s winn er.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite http://www.mlive.nbcnews.237 11:58 a.nbcnews.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index.m.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index.m.mlive. Her winning time was 2 hours.m.234 It does not appear from the info provided so far. He still has his knapsack. 2.html 240 http://www.240 10 a.38 pm: roughly 11 minutes prior to the first blast.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index.html 237 http://usnews.239 10:20 a.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite http://www.m.m.

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

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

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

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

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

April 19. 2013: On Thursday.264 April 17.com/2013/04/20/us/boston-youngerbrother/?sr=google_news&google_editors_picks=true 266 http://news. There are police who do wrongful arrests. Suspect identified as Tamerlan Tsarnaev is apprehended and pronounced dead at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.yahoo. 2013: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev attends classes. 2013 8. After suspects kill an MIT police officer and highjack a car.html 262 http://www.45 pm: Dzhokhar captured alive by the police.html 267 http://www.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . and dorm parties. police engage in gunfight with a suspect throwing explosive devices at them. than the Chechen experience.bostonglobe. and proof of alibi. 265 April 16. and America.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.261 Apr-19 Tamerlan Tsarnaev killed (3 Apr 22) April 19. then lie on the stand.bostonglobe. 2013 1.267 261 http://www. after an almost 2 hour stand-off. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev acts like nothing has happened.263 April 18. was in a state of shock.cnn. 2013: The day after the bombing. after he was discovered hiding inside a boat in a backyard in Watertown. which we find out about when there is video evidence of the circumstances of the arrest.266 While most of Boston. a university official told CNN.com/dzhokhar-tsarnaev-acted-nothing-happened-day-marathon-friend-113900406-abc-news-topstories. abuse during questioning.cnn. and dorm parties. with different perpetrators.bostonglobe.20 to 2. police release pictures of Tsarnaev brothers as primary suspects. until late in the day.html 263 http://www.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. He attended classes and dorm parties and went to the gym.com/2013/04/20/us/boston-youngerbrother/?sr=google_news&google_editors_picks=true 264 http://www. says a friend.cnn.scribd.30 am: Tamerlan dies as a result of a series of battles between the brothers and the people of the Boston metropolis. Dzhokhar was on the campus of University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth every day after the attack until late Thursday.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.html 265 http://www. but they are relatively rare. This is evidence of a failure of assimilation. 2013: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev continues to attend classes.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.52 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Frame-ups do occur in the USA.262 April 18.

com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. he wrote a post on Twitter saying that he doesn’t understand “why it’s hard for many of you to accept that 9/11 was an inside job.html._ylt=AwrNUbJZVHRRZUEA3c7_wgt.275 268 http://www.blogs.html 270 http://www.html 271 http://thelede.com/metro/2013/04/21/marathon-bombing-suspect-outbursts-had-disturbedcambridge-mosque-goers/LkZnWkXgaRZcMDUdE6V9jM/story. 273 http://www. and was a hypocrite.com/russia-asked-fbi-investigate-boston-bomb-suspect-2011182116158. 2012: Tamerlan returns to USA. ‘You are the hypocrite. Tsarnaev’s earlier outburst had come in November.273 Jan 12. kill three.” and said he was contaminating people’s minds.nytimes.269 The speaker was giving a sermon.bostonglobe.yahoo. 2013: Monday explosions.268 Jan 15.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.bostonglobe. injure almost 200.53 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Apr-15 Boston Bombed (3 Apr 22 C) April 15.’ The congregation shouted him out of the mosque.com/2013/04/20/dzhokhar-tsarnaevs-jahar-twitter-account-promptsscrutiny/ 272 http://news. Sep 11.scribd. The congregation then said._ylt=AwrNUbJZVHRRZUEA3c7_wgt.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. Tamerlan “You are a kafir [an unbeliever].html.bostonglobe.com/russia-asked-fbi-investigate-boston-bomb-suspect-2011182116158. 275 http://www.272 June 13. at the Boston Marathon.bostonglobe.bostonglobe.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. celebrating the birthday of this American hero. 2012: Mother Zubeidat Tsarnaev is arrested for alleged shoplifting at Lord and Taylor’s in Boston. He attends naturalization ceremony at TD Banknorth Garden in Boston. 2013: On Martin Luther King day.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Tamerlan Tsarnaev was kicked out of a Cambridge mosque for causing a disturbance.html 53 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. 2012: Tamerlan flies from NYC JFK airport to Moscow Russia.html 274 http://news.270 Before doing so.html 269 http://www.274 Jan 2012: Dzhokhar visits Dagestan. which got him evicted from a religious gathering.” 271 July 17. This was the second time that he had made an unpopular outburst.yahoo. in which he compared Martin Luther King Jr to the prophet Mohammed. 2012: Dzhokhar (the younger brother) becomes a US citizen.

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

com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.wikipedia. because such media are better qualified to understand the context. suspect in Boston Marathon bombings. born in Kyrgyzstan. in Cambridge MA for three semesters. Oct 1986: Tamerlan Tsarnaev.290 or Dagestan. the family is granted permanent immigrant status in the USA. thanks to 9/11.291 depending on which source we believe. July 1993: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.html 291 https://en.html 287 http://www.html 290 http://www.bostonglobe.scribd.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 55 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.284 2003: Tamerlan and two sisters emigrate to U. The brothers’ father is a Muslim Chechan.283 2002-2007 Tsarnaev family comes to America (3 Apr 22) March 2007. Sept 2001: America was radically changed.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.bostonglobe. mother and father emigrate to U. predominantly Muslim region of Russia.289 1991: The former Soviet Union ceased to exist.wikipedia. an autonomous. 292 and their mother is a Muslim Dagistani.287 Previously the boys had lived as children in Tokmok Kyrgyzstan.bostonglobe. than what passes for national news media.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.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.bostonglobe. Dagestan.293 The family may be ethnic Chechen.bostonglobe.wikipedia. 2001: The Tsarnaev family moved to Makhachkala.285 Tamerlan would have been around age 17 then.294 283 http://www.286 Dzhokhar would have been around age 9 then.S. 2002: Dzhokhar. and apply for refugee status (Exact location unknown). (Exact location unknown).org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 292 https://en.S. but I have yet to see a source where the boys actually traveled to Chechnya. were then aged around 8 and 15.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .html 284 https://en.288 The boys.bostonglobe.wikipedia.html 286 http://www.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 289 http://www. second suspect in Boston Marathon bombings. Wikipedia has a list of news media based in Boston.html 288 https://en.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.wikipedia. who later became suspects in the Boston Bombings.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 285 http://www.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 293 https://en. Boston News Media (3 Apr 19 B) We should remember to seek out news stories from news media close to the breaking news. born in Kyrgyzstan.

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

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.  As of 7. His daughter works at Mass General. Boston Medical Center web site posted:308 o If your loved was injured at the Copley incident and is being treated at BMC. Our Trauma Activation Protocol was activated at 4 PM.com/2013/04/17/us/physical-legacy-of-bomb-blasts-could-be-cruel-for-bostonmarathon-victims. and we expect it will be deactivated One of my e-mail pals is Mark Weisz. this is purely a precautionary measure. Count of injured might not include them.org/online/emergency/default. 307 http://www. please call this hotline at 617-635-4500. This means that no visitors will be allowed into the hospital until further notice. I e-mailed to check up on him. but was on vacation in Florida when this crisis erupted.org/ 309 http://www.html?smid=go-share&_r=0 308 http://www. which has organized a hotline. If you are trying to locate a loved one.childrenshospital.usatoday.tuftsmedicalcenter.org/ 57 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.nytimes.bmc.57   Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Tufts Medical Center303 I do not have complete list.  As of 5. or from the a itself. including BWH. 303 http://www. the BMC Family Assistance Center phone number is 617. o Out of an abundance of caution. then released.54 pm on Apr 15.6030.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. some blown off at the scene.414.brighamandwomens. o Hospitals. BWH remains in lockdown mode until further notice. Type of shrapnel appears to be:304  Ball Bearings305  BB gun pellets  Glass shards306 The American Red Cross is involved.wikipedia.com/story/news/nation/2013/04/15/explosions-finish-line-bostonmarathon/2085193/ https://www.aspx 310 http://www. Brigham and Women’s Hospital web site posted:309 o BWH is treating about 20 patients who were injured in the explosions this afternoon. Many people were treated.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .org/ https://en. There have been amputations of arms + legs.30 pm on Apr 15. Again. will be reporting information to the city of Boston.scribd. Medical Details (3 Apr 17) On the first day:307  On Apr 15. who lives in the Boston area.

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

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

316 1. One may already exist due to the marathon. Many of those customers may be innocent.com/2013/04/18/the-bureau-vs-the-bomber/ 60 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Fox.) 11. 12. and where they were found. Follow trails of all evidence uncovered. so as bits of information are reported. The injuries tell a story. finger-prints. witnesses. people who call the tip lines. All agencies which are involved. Develop a bomb-signature. 2. 4. 7. Many of those people may be innocent. How complicated were these explosives? What skills would have been needed to make them? Who has those skills? (Potentially millions of people. places. to see faces of people who went to where the bombs later discovered. 14. but may need to move to larger quarters. including noting precise location of where this stuff was discovered. the shrapnel. 13. That video will be collected from before those events. 8.60 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. with clues as to the nature of the explosion. Authorities will be looking for faces which show up both at bomb site. Lots of news media have reported about unexploded secondary devices . 3. MO of similar past bombings. There will be video of the places where the bombs went off. clues. There will be a case management system. What is known about these bombs that are unique enough to match up with what is known about other bombs? 10. the data can be searched using key words associated with times. How similar are these bombs to those used in past attacks. Some evidence goes to specialized forensics places. and other devices not exploded. http://swampland. names. MSNBC. 5. trying to nail down what process the investigation will probably go through. but the authorities label these stories as fictional. back track ingredients. Clues (3 Apr 18 B) The police will have access to video of the scenes. 6. such as bomb residue to the FBI Bomb lab in Quantico Virginia. There 316 317 CNN.317 which may help them figure out how the bombs got there. and at ingredients retailing. will have representatives there. like Unibomber and front lines of US foreign wars? That can be a clue to organizations involved with whoever made the bombs. There will be video from stores where bomb ingredients purchased.time. Thousands of interviews with the injured. Joint Operations Command (JOC) gets setup. 9. and secondary devices found. This evidence will be examined for DNA. and when found. where the explosions occurred.scribd. how far it traveled. Teams collect whatever pieces of evidence they can get from what exploded.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

We know stock market trades come from company computer systems with flawed software. then I go seeking a second opinion. the stock market crashed.stocks had recovered all the ground last in the crash. 2 explosions. Wikipedia on the 2010 Flash Crash. except stay down? (b) Is anything else going on to trigger this? There is an SEC-FBI investigation which no doubt will answer that. We know there is enormous hacking going on of critical infrastructure companies. etc. Stocks began an immediate surge higher and within three minutes the Flash Crash was over . 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. and the claim that there was a bombing at the White House was a hoax.msnbc. fourth.reuters.latimes.com/_news/2013/04/23/17884281-links-for-the-423-trms 366 http://www. forwarded the news. I use TV news to tell me the headlines.74 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Apparently AP Twitter password got hacked via spear phishing. I was just looking for more info from what I saw on TV. Within a few minutes AP announced that its Twitter account had been hacked.” Thousands of people saw this.mydesert.com/news/world/worldnow/la-fg-wn-fake-ap-tweet-hacks-syrian-electronicarmy-20130423. Obama injured. 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.com/viewart/20130423/NEWS11/304230005/Hackers-send-fakeAssociated-Press-tweet-about-bogus-White-House-attack http://www.com/article/2013/04/23/white-house-ap-tweet-sec-idINDEE93M0GC20130423 http://www.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . and the hacker sent out.com/Official_SEA6/status/326746641451327488 74 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.nbcnews. under AP name: “White House bombed. would stock market do same thing.2302279.0. I have some questions about this. eventually. (a) If true. a third.367 363 364 http://in.scribd. which can be hacked.story https://twitter. The Syrian Electronic Army claimed responsibility for the hack.com/id/26315908/ 365 http://maddowblog. We know many of these companies no longer have employees who understand what the heck is going on.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

and a joint investigation has begun with the FBI. 45.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . with respect to the letter to Senator Wicker. because the authorities thought they might be conspirators.abajournal.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/04/17/177605311/second-suspicious-letter-found-was-sentto-obama?ft=1&f=1003 397 http://baltimore.396 We don’t yet know if this refers to the first field test or a later lab detail test. 80. It sounds like he may have been framed. but later exonerated. was to Senator Wicker.com/2013/05/01/tests-link-deadly-ricin-to-obama-letter-suspect/ 398 http://www.’ ” Holland told the Clarion Ledger. He was not released as soon as there was evidence pointing at a second person.cbslocal. received one of those ricin-laced letters. arrested & evidence against him evaluated by a grand jury.nbcnews. “It just said something to the effect. when there is reference to ANOTHER letter being intercepted.com/_news/2013/05/02/18022537-suspect-held-without-bail-as-judge-sends-ricinletters-case-to-grand-jury?lite http://usnews. Ricin to Judge Sadie Holland of Lee County Mississippi (3 May 05) Judge Sadie Holland. which was explained in Rachael Maddow on MSNBC. George Lucas Dutschke is suspect # 2.394 Ricin to President Obama (3 Apr 17) A letter.emergencyemail. was arrested. so we hear about things in a different sequence than they actually are happening.asp?a=2815&z=29 396 http://www. Sometimes the news of one event is slower to come out. has been intercepted. to Obama. believed to be contaminated with Ricin.com/story/news/nation/2013/05/02/ricin-suspect-hearing/2128851/ http://usnews. The second one that I read about.gov/jackson/press-releases/2013/mississippi-resident-charged-with-sending-threateningcommunications-to-president-others 394 http://www.usatoday. an Elvis impersonator. ‘I tried to talk to you and you would not listen.com/_news/2013/04/30/17988944-feds-ricin-traces-found-in-martial-arts-studiolinked-to-suspect?lite 395 http://www. or if it is a third. In reports about ONE of the letters. has tested positive for Ricin.org/newsemergency/anmviewer.395 It has been quarantined by the US Secret Service. said she opened the envelope on April 10.npr.84 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Paul Kevin Curtis.fbi. The first one that I heard about April-16.nbcnews. Mississippi.scribd. We do not yet know if they arrived about the same day. on April-17 was addressed to President Obama.398 393 https://www.397 Holland.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. The FBI reports that this letter. we don’t know if it is the other one we already k now about. Now it is time that someone must die. of Corinth.

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


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

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

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


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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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



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

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

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

or postponed.businessweek.co.com/item/ahZzfmJyZWFraW5nbmV3cy13d3ctaHJkcg0LEgRTZWVkGM6qvQ 4M/2013/04/15/boston-hospitals-report-more-than-100-being-treated-after-marathon-exp http://www. later found to be untrue.uk/news/world-22161572 http://www.com/?p=28983 http://www. 417 Comments there seem to indicate that the explosion was not where the “package” is shown.scribd. after uploading first edition of these notes. A few news media talking heads are speculating how come that happens. or seriously mistaken.breakingnews. and from previous days. including:419  Boston Symphony Orchestra concert that night. This info came out Apr 16.usatoday.  US Senate Immigration legislation announcement. including: 420  London UK Marathon.bbc. I saw on CNN that the lid of a pressure cooker had been found on a rooftop of a building near the Boston explosion. to Scribd. is so overwhelming. were untrue. Synopsis known second day Apr-16 (3 Apr 16) Some of the following I learned evening of first day.  Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon. that we never know what to believe.breakingnews.0. bogus.com/news/2013-04-15/oklahoma-city-memorial-marathon-to-review-securityafter-boston 421 http://www.  National Hockey League's Boston Bruins home game against the Ottawa Senators. but so far they all seem clueless. that many major “news” from the same day. Multiple events are reviewing their security in the wake of this event.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac 419 http://www.story?page=2 http://tvnz. but I did not have the link until Apr 17. The FAA is temporarily restricting flights over Boston.com/item/ahZzfmJyZWFraW5nbmV3cy13d3ctaHJkcg0LEgRTZWVkGM6qvQ 4M/2013/04/15/boston-hospitals-report-more-than-100-being-treated-after-marathon-exp 420 http://www.nz/world-news/three-dead-over-100-injured-in-boston-marathon-blasts-5407558 http://www. from the news media.641755.421 417 418 http://riehlworldview. Several events were cancelled. The volume of stories.scribd.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .com/news/chi-boston-marathon-explosion-20130415. on a daily basis.chicagotribune.  Sidney Australia Marathon.93 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Synopsis known day-4 Apr-18 (3 Apr 18) We continue to hear.co. Synopsis known third day Apr-17 (3 Apr 20) Here are photos before and after one of the sites where a bomb went off.418 and other places.com/story/news/nation/2013/04/15/explosions-finish-line-bostonmarathon/2085193/ 93 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.

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

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

http://www.96 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM media had left. near the end of the race.html http://www.com/story/news/nation/2013/04/15/explosions-finish-line-boston-marathon/2085193/ 424 Different news media estimates. We were fortunate the blasts were not more powerful. as reported via Wikipedia.429 People. where news coverage did not yet have a time line. 426 Different news media gave different versions of that relative reality. 427 http://www. they got some of their own people.com/2013/04/15/breaking-news-explosion-at-boston-marathon-finish-line/ http://www.424 there were two small explosions. The windows of nearby buildings were blown out. Due to uncertainty about additional attacks.com/article/2013/04/15/live-blog-boston-marathon-explosions 428 http://www.story http://online. we will get a better story. 430  There were evacuations of buildings similar to the JFK library. although HLN is reporting that one was at the Mandarin Oriental hotel and another at an undisclosed location.com/news/chi-boston-marathon-explosion-20130415.com/article/2013/04/15/live-blog-boston-marathon-explosions 429 https://en. to serve expected needs of the runners. I imagine in time we will have more specific info. say there were a lot of lower extremity injuries.  Security was increased at many institutions around the world. in the Boston area. there were precautions.000 (?) first responders in vicinity of the end of the race.wikipedia. or the shrapnel. so whatever the attacker’s motives.com/article/SB10001424127887323346304578424950102614148. In time. so triage for the bmb survivors was rapid.nationalterroralert. I believe small. The Boston Marathon attracts world wide contestants from all walks of life. Witnesses to the injured. because of the low number of deaths compared to other bombings.0.425 50-100 yards distant from each other.427 It is too soon to know if that was thanks to the bomb blasts.scribd. have been advised to stay indoors for the time being.chicagotribune. just like in 9/11.426 and 10-20 seconds apart. Two unexploded devices were found.  Security increased for lots of transportation. The general public has not yet been told where they were found. which I am guessing is the one at the 600 block of Boylston street. had ground stops.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 428 The police performed a controlled explosion on at least one of them.  Airports.hlntv. such as Amtrak. quoted by the media.641755. especially those planning similar events. until more can be known.wsj. in the area. 425 As usual. early on.usatoday.org/wiki/2013_Boston_Marathon_bombings 430 Amtrak = US city to city passenger rail transportation system. 1-3 hours after the front runners had crossed the finish line. 96 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. There were 1. news accounts have widely different depictions of the scale of the blasts.hlntv.

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

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

TIPS for Investigation: Call 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324) & choose prompt #3. 2:50 p.fbi.m.6 – China Declaration Activity: • FEMA-4110-DR-MA & FEMA-3363-EM-TX approved Situation: • Two explosions occurred near the finish line at approx.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. CO. AZ Earthquake Activity: No significant U. Submit info via email: Boston@ic. M 6.scribd. NM. 2013 attached. Submit info to FBI website. EDT. 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.gov.pdf Significant Events: • West Fertilizer Plant Explosion – West. regarding FEMA info about major incidents in America.S activity. CA. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Monday. April 22.  201304022 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . April 15. They will be available 9AM-5PM from 4/22-4/26. 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. Residents With Questions: Call the Mayor's Hotline at 617-635-4500. 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.

pdf Comparing what FEMA said April-19 morning with their earlier version. transportation. 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. April 20.100 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. regarding FEMA info about major incidents in America. 2013  201304020 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.scribd. 176 injured/hospitalized State/Local Response: • MA EOC returned to normal operations • Shelter in place lifted for Boston & 6 communities ▲ Schools and colleges are reopened or will reopen today • Transportation systems are operational.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . TIPS for Investigation: Call 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324) & choose prompt #3. Gov services update. Lockdown impact on residents. academia. Submit info to FBI website.gov. maritime restrictions were lifted FEMA Response: • On April 17. Submit info via Email: Boston@ic. I see:     Suspects status. Police officer killed. Residents With Questions: Call the Mayor's Hotline at 617-635-4500.fbi. to identify any new or corrected info. 100 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Saturday.

Official sources day-5 Apr-19 (3 Apr 19) Boston Incidents (Police Updated 4/19 2:35PM)  MBTA: Service (including bus. and commuter rail) is suspended until further notice.m. MA • West Fertilizer Plant Explosion – West. 176 injured/hospitalized ▲ Following gunfight on April 18.101 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Significant Events: • Heavy Rains and Flooding – Midwest • Severe Storms – Mid-Atlantic • Boston Marathon Explosions – Boston. return home. If you are at an MBTA station please do not congregate there. train.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .mbta. is serving as lead Federal agency • FEMA Region I remains partially activated to Level III.com for updates. day shift only. 2:50 p. assisted by Boston JTTF. 2013 • Two explosions occurred near the finish line at approx. 101 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. President approved Emergency Declaration FEMA-3362-EM • The 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.scribd.6 – China Declaration Activity: • Major Disaster Declaration – MA • Emergency Declaration – TX Boston Marathon Explosions April 15. TX Significant Weather: • Heavy snow and rain – Pacific Northwest • Rain & thunderstorms – Eastern Seaboard • Wintry mix – Central plains to the Northern Rockies • Red Flag Warnings: TX & NM Earthquake Activity: M 6. an MIT officer was killed State/Local Response: • MA EOC remains Partially Activated at Monitoring • MA National Guard remains on site with 2 Civil Support Teams • Shelter in place has been issued for Boston & 6 communities • FAA temporary flight restrictions continue • MBTA & Amtrak service in and out of Boston have been cancelled • University of Massachusetts Dartmouth campus was evacuated Federal Response: • On April 17. See www.

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

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

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


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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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Immediately after the bombing. and other personnel from every state. and local law enforcement agencies. it should be ic. All media inquiries should be directed to the FBI’s National Press Office at (202) 324-3691.448 We are expediting this blast evidence to our Laboratory in Quantico. theu upload a revised edition of these notes. I thought that was the e-mail I sent to which bounced.4. direct from this site. There.” News media has been reporting “definitely. specialized examiners will reconstruct the device and determine its makeup and components.fbi.fbi. and federal government agency associated with the JTTF—and many others on 446 https://www.Remarks by Boston Special Agent in Charge. .gov.gov (while not connected): 554 5. and/or details regarding the explosions along the Boston Marathon route and elsewhere. along with Boston PD. local.” 108 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . This morning the FBI. 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. with information. the FBI initiated a command post. intelligence analysts.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. composed of more than 30 federal. including Boston Police. Their goal was to recover physical items related to the blast. Away from the scene. Many of them were already there as part of the general security for the marathon already in place.m. and ATF.fbi. the JTTF began its investigation. e-mail them to boston@ic. Massachusetts State Police. and others responded to the scene. Let’s see if try # 2 gets thru. yesterday afternoon. state. then review this doc.108 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM If you have visual images. and ATF officially began its forensic evidence recovery effort at the site. Those items have been recovered and sent to the FBI’s Laboratory in Quantico. Massachusetts State Police. Here is info from the bounce: Boston@ci. You can also call 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324). Those assigned to the JTTF. prompt #3. fix any place which needs fixing. No piece of information or detail is too small.scribd. United States Secret Service. 2013 (p. video.fbi.gov/news/updates-on-investigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston/updates-oninvestigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston 447 https://www. Virginia. Virginia for a complete and thorough analysis. HSI.4 [internal] Domain >>> Lookup Failed AHA … I sent to ci. April 16. Let’s try again.) 447 The FBI Boston’s Joint Terrorism Task Force.

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

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

MA EOC reports 176 injured and hospitalized. to identify any new or corrected info. can disrupt the network. Here is their report two days after the Boston Bombings. April 17.111 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. with exception of Copley Station State/Local Response: 111 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . with sites in East Central Illinois. of interest to me. in Evansville Indiana (SW corner of the state).pdf Comparing what FEMA said April-17 morning with their April-16 version. or anywhere in between. day job with a company network which stretches north to Chicago area. two explosions occurred near finish line of Boston Marathon ▲ 3 confirmed fatalities.6 Papua New Guinea Explosions – Boston MA. bad weather any of those places. 2:50 pm EDT. 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. Significant Events: • Explosions – Boston. MA • Midwest Spring Flood Season ‘13 – Monitoring Significant Weather: Severe thunderstorms and flash flooding – Southern/Central Plains to Upper Mississippi Valley Freezing rain – Upper Mississippi Valley/Great Lakes Heavy snow– Rockies to Upper Mississippi Valley Red Flag Warnings & Critical Fire Weather Areas: AZ. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Wednesday. Below I copy-paste content of this report. April 15 Overview: • April 15. 2013  201304017 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. CA. and the computer operations dependent upon it. I see:      3 confirmed dead 176+ injured/hospitalized Update on temporary shelters Add to list of gov agencies taking whatever action. and North Central Indiana.30 am.scribd. Continuing status of agencies on the list. NM & TX Earthquake Activity: M6.

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

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

& 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. NM & TX • Space Weather: No space weather storms observed or predicted Tropical Activity: No activity threatening U. 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. DCE. &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 1.8 Iran Declaration Activity: None Explosions – Boston MA. with the exception of Copley Station • Cellular service is operational. 13. 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. 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. territories Earthquake Activity: M4. Boston remains open with unknown occupants • The following States have activated EOCs. MD. M7.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . closed to traffic. CO.scribd.S.114 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM • Slight risk for severe thunderstorms – Central/Southern Plains & Ohio/Tennesee Valleys • Red Flag warnings & Critical Fire Weather Areas: AZ. April 15 Significant Event: • April 15 at 2:50 pm EDT. NJ. limited due to congestion • Boston’s Back Bay along Boylston St.3 Oklahoma. 10.

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

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

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

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

bostonglobe.com/ 486 http://www.reuters.com/story/news/2013/04/16/obama-boston-marathon-bombing-remarks/2087565/ 478 http://www.com/article/2013/04/16/us-usa-explosions-boston-idUSBRE93F06T20130416 476 http://www.scribd.html 479 http://www.com/2013/04/16/investigators-seek-suspects-motive-in-boston-bombings-thatkilled-3/ 483 http://www.usatoday.com/blogs/early-lead/wp/2013/04/15/explosions-at-boston-marathon-finishline/#liveblog-entry-11444 119 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.usatoday.wikipedia.com/content/live-updates-boston-marathon-explosions/1641943.com/topic/3866dc7c-a99b-426d-84bc-84fd84d819d2/boston-marathon-explosions/ http://www.whbf.com/story/news/nation/2013/04/15/explosions-finish-line-boston-marathon/2085193/ http://www.voanews.asp?a=830&z=1&ref=fem 477 http://www.org/wiki/Boston_bombing 481 http://wqad.org/newsemergency/anmviewer.660news.com/article/2013/04/16/us-usa-explosions-boston-hospitalidUSBRE93F04O20130416 http://www.com/ 484 http://www.washingtonpost.com/article/2013/04/15/live-blog-boston-marathon-explosions 485 http://www.nationalterroralert.hlntv.com/story/21988574/boston-bombing-timeline 480 https://en.reuters.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.com/2013/04/16/device-at-boston-marathon-was-in-metal-pressure-cooker/ 482 http://www.usatoday.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .emergencyemail.

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

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

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

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

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

scribd. I need to restructure them also.  Authorities links expanded. military. I have scribbles all over the place. what is not. assuming I want to keep my notes. with this doc (3 Apr 22) News is coming in much faster than I can absorb it & include in my notes. so it is better organized. I can separate the stuff into relevant documents.  Time Line … additions to ¾ of the stages.  Preventable Incident? Indications yes & more to come to that perspective. Later.2:  Adjustments to introductory info.  Source info – lots from FEMA added. or rethink this document. Heads up for social media pals. maybe word of e-mouth. not yet updated into this doc.  Key Names significant growth across the alphabet. after next edition uploaded: Almost 1 month later. instead of having them in sections by each day new pictures. first responders. There are also some relevant Google communities. planning to add details later … I may add a symbol after date of last update.  I plan to move my media sources.  Threads major – additions to about 1/3 of them. which is at an equivalent level of seriousness from a National Security perspective.125 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM What I need to do soon. and hunger for new info perspectives. Version sizes (3 May 11) I will probably share updates of this with the following Google Plus circles: 499 current events. security.  I have created some almost empty chapters. Often there is fast breaking news on topics which later turn out to be totally unrelated.  Suspects info now known – much more added. 499 I have organized my G+ followers into categories of mutual interests. so they are all in one chapter. but time of day. I suspect popularity reads rate is not how much I got done version to version. From time to time I need to stop.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . also PUBLIC. uploading version 1.31 with the following additions and updates since version 1.  Questions Unanswered revised.  I also need to go thru all my notes. I have moved them so they are grouped closer together. legal implications. parenting. 125 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. for a table-of-contents reminder to me. and restructure what I have. But we don’t know early on in investigations what is related. medical.  Some chapters are getting to be many pages. so it is convenient for me to keep in one document my notes on what’s happening contemporaneously. what I intended to get back to.

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

TOC almost 3 pages. and 3 pm to 3 am is 12 hours.2 uploaded approx 2 pm my time (3 am EDT) Apr 22 (close to the moment of silence). Approx 5% increase vs. Approx 10% increase vs. so 16 me. adjusted tags to include relevant geography and other info about the brothers Grimm. 393-395 Scribd reads as I replaced version. 1. 302 other people. so 14 me.28 Meg Doc. and uploaded latest revision.1 uploaded approx 2 am my time (3 am EDT) Apr 22 or I have messed up with my arithmetic.5 Meg Doc. 101 pages. 15-16 17 18 19 20 21 is 6 days @ 24 hours. earlier in day. and from V 0. V 1. More known about suspects.9 to 1. Conspiracy Theories. 474 Scribd reads before and after I replaced version. 23 me. so 20 me. which is an increase to 3 an hour rate. 569 PDF. 375 others.127     Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Lots additions to Time Line.2 got 35 reads in 12 hours or about 3 an hour. 436=>439 Scribd reads as I replaced version. morning version. Version 0. overall 3 an hour. Version 0.scribd. Version 1.4 meg Doc.7 upload just after 4 pm my time (5 pm EDT) Apr 18. Approx 15% increase vs. Perfect Crime explained vs. from earlier shares. or 98 hours after bombing: 68 pages. in early evening. 398 footnotes (365+33). 1. Version 1. And other topics.8 having 19 in 4 hours or 5 an hour. 321 other people. earlier in evening version. 451 others.8 upload just before 8 pm my time (9 pm EDT) Apr 19 “B” or 102 hours after bombing: 72 pages. 1.3 Meg Doc. 296 footnotes (263+33). Version 1. version. prior day version. wee hours version. 320 footnotes (287+33). about 3 reads an hour. so it is now 156 hours since the bombing … let’s quit tracking this data point.0 got 33 reads in 9 hours. 358-360 Scribd reads as I replaced version.7 to 0. or it may just be time of day. Version 0.1 got 41 reads in 7 hours or about 6 an hour rate. TOC is now 2 pages. prior day version. 1 meg Doc. Approx 10% increase vs.9 getting 21 reads in 14 hours = 1 ½ an hour. 668k PDF. 127 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. 363 footnotes (330+33). 946k Doc.1: 92 pages. 602k PDF. 2 ½ pages TOC. overnite. approx 3 reads an hour overall. 1.7 had 23 reads in 18 hours. 416 others. 467k PDF. with V 0.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Marginal increase vs. 335-337 Scribd reads during my replacing latest version. 626k PDF. so 18 me. V0. 23 me.9 uploaded just after 10 am my time (11 am EDT) Apr 20 or 116 hours after bombing: 83 pages. Approx 5% increase vs. Scribd had 314-316 reads as I adjusted description.8 to 0. with from V 0.0 uploaded approx 7 pm my time (8 pm EDT) Apr 21 or 125 hours after bombing: 88 pages. 342 others.1 to 1. 1. 503k PDF. 1.0 to 1. climbing again. 444 (411+33) footnotes. about 1 an hour. 419 (386+33) footnotes.6 to 0.

so 10 reads my total. or 74 hours after bombing: 58 pages.2 uploaded approx 25 hours after the bombing.4 upload almost midnite my time April-17 evening. or about 3 an hour. 225 footnotes (198+27). Scribd had 250 reads before I uploaded this new edition. 831k Doc. 137k Doc. Five have been me. or about 4 an hour. Approx 20% increase vs. Scribd had 276-278 reads. 245 by other people. Approx 20% increase vs.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac 128 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. prior day version. 192k PDF. from time of each upload so far. TOC just over 1 page. V 0. version. Version 0. 255 footnotes (222+33). maybe 3 an hour overall. TOC almost 2 pages. V 0.5 upload approx 4 pm my time (5 pm EDT) Apr 18. Approx 200% increase vs. which I believe is a count of how many people have looked at it in the 19 hours it was there so far. prior day version. so 8 reads total by me. 202 footnotes (175+27). approx 5 an hour overall. Version 0. 163 footnotes (136+27). 9 TOC. just after 3 pm my time = 31 pages.5 to 0. Version 0. Version 0. 54 footnotes (30+24). maybe 4 an hour overall. I had found out about it about 1 hour after it happened. 412k Doc. about 1 an hour. Approx 30% increase vs. 502 http://www.128 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Version 0.1 launch approx 6 hours after the bombing = 9 pages. 389k PDF. V 0. so 12 me.2 to 0.6 had 11 reads in 6 hours. 385k PDF. 81k PDF. Version 0.6 upload 11 pm my time (midnite EDT) Apr 18. Between uploading version 0. 268 other people. about 2 an hour. there had been 122 reads.3 uploaded almost midnite my time April-16 evening. in the evening.3 had 48 reads in 13 hours.4 to 0. or approx 10 an hour.2. 643k Doc. of these research notes on Scribd. or 32 hours after the bombing = 40 pages. 535k Doc.502 I see 124 reads. so that’s 172 reads by other people. or 56 hours after bombing: 48 pages. After uploading this.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .1 and 0. 253 after both upload and adjust description. 279 other people. 786k Doc.3 to 0. V 0. 267 footnotes (234+33). earlier in day. Two are mine. 249k PDF. prior day version. Scribd had 289-291 reads.4 had 73 reads in 24 hours. the count was 177 reads of this at Scribd.5 had 23 reads in 18 hours. prior day version. or 80 hours after bombing: 61 pages. That’s an average of approx 5 an hour overall. 315k PDF.scribd.scribd. Marginal increase vs.

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