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


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

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

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

10 with help from: charities listed by IRS and where they are allegedly incorporated.wired.org/ 10 7 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.org/us/charity/ 14 http://haitirewired. the Better Business Bureau has a Wise Giving Alliance to help donors make informed giving decisions. Part III is on distinguishing between legitimate representatives of legitimate charities.17 III-E USA Good Intentions18 via Guide Star.charitynavigator. and the various different kinds of crooks who want our money.wired. Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Tom Menino announced the formation of The One Fund Boston. During the Haiti disaster.charitywatch.7 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Red Cross and give them a check. people might want to review the following installments:  Accountability Part III-A: USA Donors must Invest Wisely in Responsible Organizations introduction to part III.com/group/scientistforhaiti/forum/topics/accountability-part-iiia-usa http://haitirewired.14 including: Charity Navigator. so donors know they have not cooked their books. regarding the sorry state of criminal charities getting tons of funds from the general public.15 Charity Rater. 2013.13 III-D USA Charity Rating Info Navigation.scribd.org/ 20 http://onefundboston.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .bbb.org/ 13 https://www.wired. learning how to function with artificial limbs. but it probably is not enough for the horrific harm they have sustained.wired.gov/scams-safety/e-scams/e-scams 18 http://haitirewired.com/group/scientistforhaiti/forum/topics/accountability-part-iiib-usa 11 http://haitirewired.16 and USA FBI list of common scams.19     The victims of these disasters may have had medical insurance.org/the-charity-rater 17 https://www. Accountability Part III-C: USA Charity Watch Rating Crooks Fraud Abuse for Wise Giving11 including: the American Institute of Philanthropy (AIP) hosts Charity Watch. where part I defined Accountability and where it is lacking. and real charities doing a shoddy job.12 a charity watchdog service whose purpose is to help donors make informed giving decisions. the years of mental health care they will need. I published a guide in installments.com/group/scientistforhaiti/forum/topics/accountability-part-iiic-usa 12 http://www. and part II was on organizations which try to help charities improve their state of art. so I have latest stuff in trunk of car.fbi.com/group/scientistforhaiti/forum/topics/accountability-part-iiid-usa 15 https://www. to help the people most affected by the tragic events that occurred in Boston on April 15. 9 III-B donating to charities with a paper trail to prove what they are doing. Inc. but not for a good cause.20 9 http://haitirewired.org/ 16 http://goodintents.com/group/scientistforhaiti/forum/topics/accountability-part-iiie-usa 19 https://www. With respect to Boston.wired. harm to their career possibilities.guidestar. sometimes buy one of their first aid kits. with their records shared with rating agencies.

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

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

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.pdf See the chapter “Official sources day two” on FEMA. car jacking. Page 4 of the PDF has a map with multiple relevant locations. Chechnya is where in recent history there has been a revolution. 2013  201304016 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.35 The Bostonglobe. with retail businesses. April 16.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe. although the family is apparently ethnic Chechan. I also saw early news about them claiming they lived for a while in Turkey. showing events in this war between the suspects and not only the police. and lots more.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main. The time line of all this has not been covered well in the West.com/news/local/massachusetts/graphics/map_of_reported_location_of_explosion_near_ finish_line/?rss_id=Top+Stories&camp=twit:bostondotcom-robo&dlvrit=980919 35 http://www.xml 37 https://www. Dagestan. but anyone they encounter in the Boston area.scribd..bostonglobe.bbc. to supporting most all governments against disaffected rebels after 9/11. Boston Demographics (3 Apr 20) Boston is a city of some 625.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . I plan to add some info here. Kyrgyzstan (3 Apr 22) The news media has been blasting that the boys were from Chechnya. Let’s look at map of where Chechnya is relative to Kyrgyzstan and Dagesta. Info in the time line about the boys biographical history does not seem to agree on where they have been. which the national news media did a totally shoddy job of trying to report.boston. to put some things in perspective. in a metropolis of 2 million.com/search?q=chechnya+map&client=firefox-a&sa=X&rls=org. throwing explosives.co.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. Chechnya. then people from there engaged in various attacks against Russian interests around the world. shoot outs.000. which they update as they get new info.uk/news/world-us-canada-22166073 36 http://www. put down by Russia.com has a map.37 34 http://www.36 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Tuesday. Here are map images for Chechnya. as we went from supporting freedom fighters against repressive regimes.google. The BBC has a map of where some of this was happening. when the news story dies down. like Russia.

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

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

I'd love to know! ::)  According to national news media. trying to find the mad bomber?48 Was there a bomb drill on the date of the attack?49 … simple Yes or No.com/2013/04/21/give-thanks-for-dumbterrorists/?xid=gonewsedit&google_editors_picks=true 44 You must join the list https://mailman. once the victim called them.guardian.time. then if yes. For how long does the Public Safety Exception to Miranda function? Did the Watertown police set a new precedent of searching people’s homes.edu/mailman/private/drone-list/ 45 http://www.         43 http://swampland. What’s more.uk/commentisfree/2013/apr/19/boston-bombing-five-thoughts 46 http://www.stanford.co. there were police dogs sniffing for explosives in the area.com/2013/04/21/give-thanks-for-dumbterrorists/?xid=gonewsedit&google_editors_picks=true 48 http://cnsnews. THEN these boys came along and planted the bombs. Was it pure luck on their part. Should this culprit be sent to Gitmo?45 Why did these boys not assimilate into American culture? 46 They were legal immigrants. apparently without any warrant.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .stanford.44 someone asked: If anyone has seen a single thing that might have prevented this other than a police state or better foreign policy. and supplied details like make and license plate of his vehicle? If the allegations against the Tsarnaevs are true.com/blog/bob-parks/has-watertown-made-warrantless-searches-new-normal 13 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.scribd. they were obviously quite willing to kill in cold blood.uk/commentisfree/2013/apr/19/boston-bombing-five-thoughts 47 http://swampland. did they know something about the police schedule.time. Why is the national news media incapable of accurately covering breaking news stories? MA does not have the Death Penalty. to improve their own security? The news media does not seem to be focused on some threads.co. or is this another bogus story? According to the USAF ethics blog.edu/mailman/listinfo/drone-list to get access to the list’s archives https://mailman. Why release the owner of the car you jacked?47 Did you know that person’s cell phone was in the car. he knew exactly who they were: The Tsarnaevs had reportedly identified themselves as the marathon bombers. The owner of the Mercedes no longer served any use to them. such as this effort to make sure there would be no dirty bomb at the Boston Marathon. Have marathon organizers learned all that they can from these past attacks. they became US citizens. could be tracked by the police. provide some details. The last time anyone got it in a Federal civilian trial was in the Ok City bombing case.guardian.13  Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Faisal Shahzad thought he was being clever when he filed off the vehicle identification number on the dashboard of the SUV he tried to blow up in Times Square in May 2010. terrorists have attacked seven marathons since 1994. He didn’t realize that automobiles bear VINs in multiple hard-to-reach locations and was arrested two days later.43 In the drone discussion list.

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

Jeff = 27 year old wounded witness.15 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM I believe radicals are generally not from families with good religious education.independent. 53 Bauman.uk/news/world/americas/boston-marathon-bombs-pressure-cookers-filledwith-ball-bearings-and-nails-were-used-for-explosions--to-inflict-maximum-damage-8574228. for sources of some of the updates. Salah = 17 year old falsely accused individual by amateur sleuths via crowd sourcing investigation.wikipedia. Apr 18 evening. Sean = age 26 MIT police officer. then get distorted information from converts.com/news_opinion/local_coverage/2013/04/mit_cop_killed_was_born_to_be_a_police_ officer http://www.nationalterroralert.  Time Line section. a restaurant manager from Boston suburb of Medford.55 Some reports say that after the suspects killed the police officer. who was killed in a shootout with the suspects. and subsequent investigations.nbcnews. was a spectator of the race.com/2013/04/18/report-mit-officer-fatally-shot-in-cambridge-massexplosives-found/ 56 http://usnews. for some of the agencies involved in the big picture.scribd. but those who grow up outside organized religion.html 55 https://en. Campbell.  Fact Checking. they stole his police cruiser.co.co.org/wiki/Boston_Marathon_bombings http://bostonherald.54 Collier.  Laptop.bbc.uk/news/technology-22214511 http://www. when she got killed.com/_news/2013/04/19/17817173-one-boston-marathon-suspect-killed-secondsuspect-his-brother-on-loose-after-firefight?lite 15 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. for story threads.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .56 53 54 http://www. which placed the boy’s life at risk from vigilantes. survived to identify one of the killers.  Investigators. Key Names (3 May 05) Certain names become central to the Boston Bombings. Barhoun. Krystle = age 29 lady. They can be used in News Search to get updated info. Note chapters or sections on  Boston Hospitals.

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

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

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

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

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

pdf President Obama. Boston explosion updates88 I have not viewed all of the official reports. 88 https://www.91 Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion.86   FBI charges against bomber Tsarnaev’s friends: Kadyrbayev-Tazhayakov-Phillipos (PDF 87 20 pages). 2013 Boston Special Agent in Charge.com for updates.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. with info on Boston Bombings.cityofboston.mass.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.aspx?id=6091 86 https://www. See www.21        Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM http://cityofboston.scribd. April 19.scribd. April-21.30 am.com/doc/114094060/Indy-Boom 21 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Massachusetts State Government  http://www.gov/  Criminal complaint (pdf) with April-22 charges against surviving suspect.89 Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion. return home. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Saturday. If you are at an MBTA station please do not congregate there.fbi.” 90 My notes on this will be in the next edition shared of my US epidemic of critical infrastructure explosions. 2013. with info on Boston Bombings.  201304020 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.mbta. April 19.cityofboston.aspx?id=6089 85 http://www.gov/governor/  http://www.cityofboston.90 and national weather forecasts.fbi.gov/news/Default.fbi. http://www.gov/oneboston http://www.mass.gov/eopss/agencies/msp/ Federal agencies working this case  https://www. train.aspx?id=6079 http://www. 2013.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .pdf calling my copy: FBI Boston Bomber Friends 2013 May 2.85 ALERT-Boston is the city's emergency notification system [link] MBTA: Service (including bus.cityofboston. 83 84 http://www.gov/news/default. and commuter rail) is suspended until further notice. FEMA comes out with a daily report each morning around 8.gov/boston/press-releases/2013/suspect-in-boston-marathon-attack-charged-with-usinga-weapon-of-mass-destruction 87 I downloaded 2013-0447. but I try to keep up on links to them.gov/news/Default. 2013 Here is FEMA report for Friday April 19. April 20.92 and Bird Flu in China.

2013.) Statement by President Obama. 2013 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Tuesday.m.pdf Statement by President Obama. with lots of relevant info. 2013 Picture of final suspect (3 Apr 20) Here is a picture from the FBI.95  201304017 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. April 16.96  201304016 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.” 92 22 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. April 18. 2013 (p. April 18.com/doc/114094060/Indy-Boom 93 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 18 info. April 17. April 16. April 18.45 pm Apr-19.scribd. 2013 (a. 2013 Remarks by Boston Special Agent in Charge.m. April 16.scribd. of whom Boston authorities were hunting. April 15. with info relevant to the Boston Bombings. 2013 (1.22  Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 201304019 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. April 16.pdf Boston Special Agent in Charge. Remarks by Boston Special Agent in Charge. He is 91 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 19 info.” My notes on this will be in the next edition shared of my US epidemic of critical infrastructure explosions. morning after the Boston Bombings.pdf FEMA on Massachusetts Explosion April 18. 2013 Here is FEMA report three days after the Boston Bombings. 2013 President Obama.97 Do not approach him.94  201304018 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.” 94 My notes on this will be in the next edition shared of my US epidemic of critical infrastructure explosions.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .04 am) FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Wednesday.93 Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion.) Statement by Attorney General Holder.com/doc/114094060/Indy-Boom 95 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 17 info. 2013. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Thursday. April 16. http://www.scribd.” 96 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 16 info. 2013. until his capture just before 8.pdf See chapter “Official sources day two” where I have extracted relevant details. with info on Boston Bombings. http://www.

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

April 16. Boston Suspect Photo & Video Situation Page Link  The FBI now knows how large the bombs were.com/article/2013/04/16/us-usa-explosions-boston-idUSBRE93F06T20130416 http://usnews. 5. because they could not handle the volume.gov/ anyone with any information.fbi. Examples of Tips. where some people.  Boston Suspect Photos Page 1  Boston Suspect Photos Page 2  Boston Suspect Photos Page 3 Boston Attack Situation Page Some people have been falsely labeled as suspects.101 Although the FBI has exonerated them. My communication bounced. they are afraid to step outdoors.30 pm I tried to send some tips to the authorities = links to 200 Boston pictures. 100 http://www. because of many web sites targeting them.24  Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Task Force Tip Lines (for people with useful clues for authorities): POLICE ASK FOR ANY INFORMATION 1 800-494-TIPS   617-223-6610 617-223-6612  Boston@ci.  Video taken. #3. which can help the investigation:100  Video taken of the areas where the bombs went off. just like after 9/11 when they had to throw away millions of tips. like it may be related to people who were planning something like this. before they went off.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767721-investigators-believe-boston-bombs-werepressure-cookers-hidden-in-backpacks-officials-say?lite 101 http://bostonherald. look suspicious.reuters. how heavy.scribd.  Anyone who heard or saw anything.nbcnews. before or after the bombing.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . where the people movements appear they are carrying something of sufficient mass to have been the bombs.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.  Info about the attacks.fbi. other than what is being blasted all over the news media. so suspects include ANYONE carrying a backpack. in the video now in retrospect. I suspect they are overloaded. Some such people may be totally innocent.gov  FBI Tip Line: 1-800-CALL-FBI  FBI Website to report tips:  https://bostonmarathontips. photos or video please call 1-800-225-5324. which sounds suspicious.

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

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

html 116 http://www.  3 of them lost more than one. and the Governor of Massachusetts.nytimes.aspx?id=6091 114 http://ow.toledoblade.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone.fbi.. The statutory charges authorize a penalty. the transit police officer wounded during a gunfight with the suspects Apr 19.scribd.50 pm EDT is one week after the bombings.116  51 people remained hospitalized.nytimes. the FBI turned over the crime scene to the city of Boston.120  Using and conspiring to use weapon of mass destruction (bomb with nails.11 pm EDT. Richard Donohue Jr. 117 According to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.boston. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev remains in serious condition.gov/news/Default. where he was formally charged with some crimes.fbi. 112 Here is the city’s five step plan to repair the damage to a major thoroughfare in the Back Bay neighborhood.  At least 14 people lost all or part of a limb.gov/news/updates-on-investigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston 113 http://www.com/2013/04/22/updates-in-the-aftermath-of-the-boston-marathonbombing/?google_editors_picks=true 118 https://www.fbi. upon conviction.119 Apr 22 – Suspect Charged (3 Apr 22 C) There was a court hearing in the suspect’s hospital room.gov/boston/press-releases/2013/suspect-in-boston-marathon-attack-charged-with-usinga-weapon-of-mass-destruction https://www.nytimes.ly/i/1Wlji 115 http://www.  3 of them in critical condition and  5 listed as serious.html?_r=0 27 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.gov/boston/press-releases/2013/update-on-condition-of-dzhokhar-tsarnaev-1 119 https://www.113 2.118 On Apr-23 we learn he is in fair condition.blogs.gov/boston/press-releases/2013/update-on-condition-of-dzhokhar-tsarnaev-2 120 https://www. has begun breathing on his own.com/2013/04/22/updates-in-the-aftermath-of-the-boston-marathonbombing/?google_editors_picks=true 117 http://thelede.com/2013/04/22/updates-in-the-aftermath-of-the-boston-marathonbombing/?google_editors_picks=true https://www. 112 http://thelede. although for some it will be a long time.) resulting in the death of three people and injuries to more than 200 people.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 115 Apr 22 – Medical Updates (3 Apr 24) Doctors say all of the over 180 people wounded in the bombing are expected to recover. of death or imprisonment for life or any term of years.html http://thelede.com/news/local/massachusetts/2013/04/22/doctors-all-boston-bomb-patients-likelylive/HG1KNo9XMIZI4eGmsDtmgO/story. A moment of silence has been requested by the Mayor of Boston.com/interactive/2013/04/22/us/tsarnaev-complaint.27   Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 5.blogs. 114 That will be followed by the ringing of bells across Boston and the commonwealth. ball bearings etc.blogs.cityofboston.fbi.nytimes.

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

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

” Mayor Menino said. 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.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Mayor Thomas M. As we move toward re-opening we will continue to update the public on our progress and plans.scribd.30 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Apr 21. their families and all of those impacted by last week’s tragic events . “Friday as our officers reported to the world ‘we got him’. Operating as quickly and seamlessly. The Five phase plan will commence when the scene is cleared by Federal Authorities and returned to the City of Boston. 30 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Equipment and Expertise . 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 items that are now part of a memorial to victims at the intersection of Boylston and Berkeley Streets will be temporarily relocated to Copley Square Park as will other items from other memorial sites around the area. The Five Phase effort includes: Phase 1: Decontamination and Testing Phase 2: Structural Building Assessments and Utility Coordination Phase 3: Debris Removal Phase 4: Internal Building Assessments Phase 5: Re-Entry. Communications. “Nearly a week ago our City took a deep breath and was forced to dive into a pool of uncertainty and fear. Menino and members of his Emergency Management Team and Cabinet previewed plans for the re-opening of Boylston Street and the Copley Square area of Boston. without bureaucracy for the business owners and residents who have also been affected by the attack on our City.” The Mayor committed to two top priorities for the plan:   Making sure the City reopens this area as respectfully as we can for the victims. The Boston Police Department will return personal items secured at the scene that have not been retained as evidence by the FBI.of our city team. and Counseling As this plan commences we will be respectful with all memorials and other personal effects left at the scene. As we respect the need for people to continue to express their support for the victims and our city we will place large message boards in the vicinity of the area to allow people to record their thoughts and reflections.

Engineers are checking the structural integrity of buildings near the bombing scene before that area fully reopens. Anyone with counseling needs should contact the Mayor’s Health Line at 617 -534-5050. 140 Too much is in flux to summarize the developments in Boston. Businesses affected can call or visit our Business Resource Center at the Park Plaza Hotel.scribd.go. Tsarnaev is still alive.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.cityofboston.scribd.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .com/2013/04/federal-public-defender-to-represent-boston-marathon-suspectdzhokhar-tsarnaev/ 138 http://www.com/US/boston-bombing-suspect-dzhokhar-tsarnaev-conditioninterrogated/story?id=19009283&google_editors_picks=true 135 http://news.com/doc/136251735/President-Obama-Boston-marathon 139 http://www.com/2013/04/todays-headlines-and-commentary-407/ 140 http://tech.aspx?id=6089 31 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.lawfareblog.gov/oneboston or call our Mayor’s Hotline at 617-635-4500. and the City is providing support to the FBI as they secure this area. Here’s Lawfare QUOTE139 Here is the MIT student newspaper The Tech‘s report on last night incidents. various people try to put in perspective what happened.lawfareblog.136 Federal Public Defender’s office says they will assign a lawyer for this guy.com/blogs/lookout/boston-bombing-suspect-arrest-presents-intelligence-opportunitylegal-183858408.134 Apr 20 Sat (3 Apr 22 B) 2013 Apr 20 Saturday Dzhokhar A. in honor of Boston victims.html 136 http://abcnews. so I’m going to leave that to the Twitter list and news links that Alan and Susan are running.135 He is not yet in a condition where he can be questioned. 138 Morning after the running battles between suspects and police. 137 US Flag is to be flown at ½ mast thru April 20. 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.mit.yahoo. 134 http://abcnews.go.gov/news/Default.141 The impact area is currently an FBI crime scene.com/US/boston-bombing-suspect-dzhokhar-tsarnaev-conditioninterrogated/story?id=19009283&google_editors_picks=true 137 http://www.edu/V133/N19/policeman. and under heavy guard at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston.html 141 http://www.

provision delivery.cityofboston. In addition. board-up services. We will be taking steps to secure the public safety. 2. What you can do right now: 1. including: 1.144 One of the people.html 144 http://www. the City will move quickly to ensure that the area is safe for residents and businesses to return. 19. etc. federal prosecutors stirred controversy in legal circles by refusing to grant Dzhokhar his Miranda rights against self-incrimination.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe. the City will have some lists available.html 143 http://live.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main. If you need help securing reliable vendors. Ensuring that all buildings are structurally sound. for example. citing public safety concerns. who had left their home after the curfew was lifted. Consider the types of services you may need from outside contractors. and for residents to return to their homes.bostonglobe. after a standoff with the police. suspected of being responsible for the Boston Marathon Bombings. 7 pm: Shots reportedly fired at 67 Franklin St. of Cambridge was apprehended in Watertown. information is available at the City’s web site: www.142  Shortly before 8.scribd. in Watertown.143 He is one of two brothers. Tsarnaev.xml 32 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec 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. and begin lining up their services. had a boat in their  142 http://news. Apr 19 Fri Suspect Captured (3 Apr 22 C) 2013 Apr 19 Friday Immediately after Dzhokhar’s capture. Dzhokhar A. Ensuring that streets and sidewalks are clean of equipment and debris and are safe for pedestrians.com/blogs/lookout/boston-bombing-suspect-arrest-presents-intelligence-opportunitylegal-183858408. 2.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . trash removal. so that we can have the best information to reach you quickly. Once we have established that these important public safety issues are resolved. construction. we will then provide a staggered schedule for limited access for inspectors and business owners to survey their property to ascertain readiness to reopen. We thank you for your patience as we rebuild together.boston. lasting nearly two hours.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/story. 3. Please monitor the news closely for updates on when the crime scene is released.yahoo. Please take a moment to register by calling 617 635-4500.gov and on Twitter @NotifyBoston.com/Event/Live_blog_Explosion_in_Copley_Square http://www.45 pm.bostonglobe.

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

158 Fifteen police officers are treated at St.159 19-year-old Dzhokar Tsarnaev drives off amid more gunfire.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 160 http://www.cnn.157 The brothers stopped near Dexter and Laurel streets.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/story. One of the suspects was apprehended and later pronounced dead at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.15 am: Police surround what is thought to be the Tsarnaev residence at 410 Norfolk St.160 153 http://www.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 157 http://www.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main. seeking to deal with any unexploded ordinance.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.156 So later the police back track the chase route. He was in stable condition Friday at Mount Auburn Hospital. But the car jacked victim's cell phone is still in the SUV. then dumps the car and runs into the darkness.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . according to hospital spokeswoman Jennifer Kovalich.34 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 7.xml 156 http://www.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.153 7.50 am: The police detonate a suspicious looking device.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe..cnn.bostonglobe. west to Watertown. and traded gunfire with police for several minutes.cnn.xml 154 http://www. was wounded. for minor injuries suffered in the gunfight. in Boston. 155 Apr 19 wee hours chases and battles (3 Apr 21) 1. in Cambridge.14 am: The police detonate a suspicious looking device at Charlesgate and Commonwealth Avenue.154 3. at the intersection of Dexter and Laurel in Watertown.30 am: The police pursue the stolen SUV from Cambridge. got out of the car.xml 158 http://www. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Brighton. During the chase.bostonglobe. MBTA Transit Police Officer Richard H.xml 155 http://www.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 34 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. which they think was left behind by the enemy.bostonglobe. Massachusetts.bostonglobe.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.20 am to 2. Not all of them detonate. Donohue Jr. the suspects are in a gunfight with the police and throwing explosive devices at the police. with officers in pursuit. He drives two or three streets away.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.bostonglobe.html 159 http://www.scribd. 33. allowing police to determine the vehicle is in Watertown and eventually catch up to it.

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

The armed man takes the driver's keys and sits in the driver's seat. while the kidnapped man moves to the passenger seat. where the men attempt to get money.policeone..html 172 http://www. Here is a photo of a police officer delivering milk to a family with small children.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index. He is given $45 but wants more and demands an ATM card and password.m.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 172 11 p. incorrectly. Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer Sean Collier.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main. identified as Sean Collier.html 171 http://www. This meant that some residents were cut off from essential supplies. of Somerville.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main. I did that. 10. They go to an ATM machine." He then shows the driver that his gun is loaded. campus -. at gunpoint. The second man enters the back seat." the man says before forcing the victim to drive to another location where they pick up a second man. 26. Massachusetts.xml 36 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. and in some cases the police helped them resolve their issues. and the man with the gun demands money. "Did you hear about the Boston explosion? . and engaging in battles with the police.gde_2659304_member_234701350 173 http://www. is shot dead on the school's Cambridge. the city of Boston. and he and the driver begin talking in a foreign language..29 pm: An MIT police office.a killing authorities later link to the Tsarnaevs.html http://www.cnn. from where he calls authorities with details.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index. and some adjacent cities.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.bostonglobe.bostonglobe. near Building 32.169 "I am serious.cnn.html 174 http://www.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.171 April 18 Thu nite – MIT.173 11 pm: The SUV driver manages to escape the carjackers.cnn.bostonglobe.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.xml 176 http://www.175 10.176 169 170 http://www.com/police-heroes/articles/6204718-Photo-Cop-delivering-milk-to-family-onBoston-lockdown-becomes-sensation/?goback=.36 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM a firearm and says.cnn.31 pm: Police got a report of two men carjacking. He later died. with all residents asked to remain indoors. 26.174 National news later reports.xml 175 http://www. Cambridge car jacking (3 Apr 23) During the uncertainty as to locations of suspects on the run.scribd. better known as the renowned Stata Center on the MIT campus. a Mercedes SUV at 816 Memorial Drive in Cambridge. were locked down. that the car jacking had occurred at the gas station.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe. where the captive man escapes. was found shot multiple times while in his cruiser at Main and Vassar streets. before going to a gas station.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index. gets to a gas station a few blocks away. 170 They begin driving.

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

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

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

when they show the exact same show. 176 injured.04 noon W-QAD says Boston-area hospitals have discharged at least 51 of the at least 174 people wounded in Monday’s attack.12 pm USA Today says we are up to 170 injured.gov/news/updates-on-investigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston/updates-oninvestigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston 189 http://www.usatoday.emergencyemail.190 we were told that the 3rd dead is a Chinese citizen. .html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/4/15/ boston_marathon_expl.40 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM we ask the media.baynews9. 10 a.org/newsemergency/anmviewer.30 am Officials say bomb squad investigators were called in to the central terminal of La Guardia International Airport. including some who had injuries described as “limb threatening. at least 17 of whom were critically injured.198 188 https://www. and both are called “live. separated by a few hours. a suspect has been identified and arrested. 189 1.html 195 http://wqad.191 1.scribd.fbi.com/news/national/Boston-Marathon-bombings-Person-of-interests-apartmentsearched-203184581.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.”196 10.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .194 12. 17 critical. NBC reports there were 103 patients from the blasts still being treated at six Boston hospitals. in NYC.kmov.m.Boston officials update victims numbers to 3 dead. to exercise caution and attempt to verify information through appropriate official channels before reporting.188 Press release 1. 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.192 12.nbcnews.56 AP/CBS quote Ed Davis193 saying there were 176 casualties at hospitals.asp?a=2817&z=48 190 The word “live” has become meaningless on TV news.html 192 http://www.m. particularly at this early stage of the investigation. This turned out to be another bogus story.com/2013/04/16/device-at-boston-marathon-was-in-metal-pressure-cooker/ 196 http://usnews.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article. There have been vigils all over the Boston area on April-16 evening.20 am: CNN says injured total is up to 183.” 191 http://www. and the injured count is up to 183.45 pm CNN says that thanks to 2 independent videos. 195 11:30 a.197 which was evacuated after authorities discovered a suspicious package in the terminal. 2013  9 pm (8 pm my time) on Piers Morgan live.   2013 April 16. according to a CNN tally.com/story/news/2013/04/16/obama-boston-marathon-bombing-remarks/2087565/ 193 Ed Davis = Boston Police Commissioner 194 http://www. At least 8 children were being treated at hospitals.

many of the pictures of people being interviewed. #3. CNN revises the number of injured up to 144. announce: anyone with any information. While they acted as if this news was “live”. ATF and FBI hold news conference.” according to MSNBC was stuff I already knew from other sources. .M. but they had some small pieces of info not previously in my notes.baynews9.m. — NBC says Police have confirmed two explosives. 2013 April 15  10:50 P.m.m. 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. photos or video to call 1800-225-5324.41   Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 9:45 a. CNN now reports that today’s bombing left at least 141 injured and three dead. 200 Late nite Apr 15-16 (3 Apr 19 C) 2013 April 16.203 198 http://www.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/4/15/ boston_marathon_expl. Massachusetts.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article. one of the young men.nationalreview.M. about the Boston bombing.com/corner/345645/boston-marathon-updates-nro-staff 203 http://usnews.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/4/15/ boston_marathon_expl. The morning after the bombing.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article. . 2013  2 am my time. were daylight.nbcnews.nationalreview.com/corner/345645/boston-marathon-updates-nro-staff 202 http://www. each of which contained BBs or ball bearings that functioned as shrapnel.Officials from Boston.FBI spokesperson Richard DesLauriers: "This remains a very active investigation" in multiple locations in and around Boston.html 200 http://bostonherald. o Most of “what we now know. even though it was not yet fixed. tried to pick up his girl friend’s car.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite 41 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. so I knew this had to be taped replay of some earlier broadcast. and news personnel on the scene.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . outside hospitals etc. MSNBC gave a round-up of “what we now know”. Congress had a moment of silence to honor the Boston victims.202  10:20 p. Sometime on Monday. which was 3 am Eastern. "Voluminous" amount of tips have been received.199 9:30 a.com/news_opinion/local_coverage/2013/04/mechanic_suspect_was_in_rush_for_car_d ay_after_bombing 201 http://www.baynews9.201  10:32 P. later to be identified as one of the bombers.html 199 http://www.scribd.

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

nationalreview. CNN is now reporting the injury toll has reached 110.212 Five hours after blasts (3 Apr 21) 2013 April 15  7:18 p.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article.com/articles/news_and_politics/photography/2013/04/boston_marathon_explosions_two_ bombs_went_off_by_the_finish_line_photos. 213 6:53 p.216  5:14 p. contrary to many fantasy stories in the news media.215 Spokesman Ed Donovan said it is not unusual to expand or contract the security perimeters.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .com/corner/345645/boston-marathon-updates-nro-staff 214 http://www.217 212 http://www.com/corner/345645/boston-marathon-updates-nro-staff 43 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. James and Trinity Streets which did not explode. Secret Service shut down Pennsylvania Avenue outside the White House.nationalreview. The Boston Globe reports that Boston hospitals are now reporting that more than 100 people are being treated after today’s explosions. UNQUOTE 2013 April 15  5:42 p.m.html 213 http://www.m.m. The New York Times reported QUOTE:214 The authorities also found a device at St. 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. The Secret Service says it has expanded its security perimeter at the White House following the events at the Boston Marathon. near finish line of the Marathon.html 217 http://www.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/4/15/ boston_marathon_expl.com/corner/345645/boston-marathon-updates-nro-staff 215 http://www.baynews9.m.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article. including one in Newton.scribd. — Flights resume at Boston's Logan airport.html 216 http://www. 5:26 p.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/4/15/ boston_marathon_expl. outside of Boston.slate.nationalreview.m. from near the bombing sites. and soon afterwards. the person said. Shortly after the explosions. and two other devices were found.43 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Photos via Slate. from around the time of the blasts.baynews9.

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

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

html 236 http://www. The pair walks east.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .cnn. 10 minutes.238 10:10 a.240 10 a.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index.mlive.239 10:20 a. Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are caught on camera turning onto Boylston Street. that there is the same smoking gun video evidence of him planting a bomb.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index.nbcnews.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013. on their way to the finish line at Boston’s Copley Square.m. — Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia finishes to become the men’s winner. 22 seconds. — Kenyan Rita Jeptoo crosses the finish line as the women’s winn er.com/news/bay-city/index.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013.com/news/bay-city/index..000 — begin their race. 25 seconds.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite http://www.cnn.38 pm: roughly 11 minutes prior to the first blast.html http://www.m.com/news/bay-city/index. the thoroughfare where the finish line is located.m.html 237 http://usnews.com/news/bay-city/index.233 2.cnn. an explosion occurs in the location where Dzhokhar Tsarnaev had placed his knapsack.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013. — The remainder of the field of about 24. His winning time was 2 hours. wearing a knapsack on his back.nbcnews. — The elite men and other top male runners — a wave of 3.46 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM o Approximately 10 seconds later.html 235 http://www.cnn.41 pm approx: Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are seen on camera standing about a half-block from Forum restaurant.nbcnews. — Fifty-one elite women runners set off.html 241 http://usnews. 2.2-mile race. toward the Boston Marathon finish line.-10:40 a.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index.nbcnews. Tamerlan Tsarnaev in front of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.m.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index.235 2.m.242 9:17 a.000 runners leaves in two waves. 243 233 234 http://www.cnn.nbcnews.html 243 http://usnews.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite http://www.42 pm approx: Tamerlan Tsarnaev begins walking toward the finish line again.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite http://www. He still has his knapsack.html 240 http://www.scribd.m.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite 46 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.236    Time Line prior to any known trouble (3 May 05) 2013 April 15        12:10 p.237 11:58 a.mlive.html 242 http://usnews.234 It does not appear from the info provided so far.mlive.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013.m.mlive.m. Wave two leaves.html http://www.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite 239 http://usnews.241 9:32 a. — Fifty-three wheelchair competitors start the 26. 26 minutes. as there is with his brother Dzhokhar. Her winning time was 2 hours.nbcnews. site of second explosion. It's about a block from the first explosion.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite 238 http://usnews.

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

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

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

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

org/newsemergency/anmviewer. Their agents were carrying back packs very similar to those identified with the suspects.buzzfeed. The FBI denies this. It is normal after anyone is arrested.com/could-why-chechens-think-tsarnaev-brothers-were-framed-230423819. 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 2.257 They were checking for the kinds of indications associated with dirty bombs. 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.naturalnews.yahoo. within Maps section.yahoo.html http://www. Let’s look at map of where Chechnya is relat ive to Kyrgyzstan and Dagesta. that they are 100% innocent.362 terrorist attacks in the United States between 1970 and 2011. I had no idea the count was that high. have stated in interviews:259  They believe the boys have been framed. and the evidence of their guilt not yet public. The Chechen Republic's president also used language indicating the suspects may be innocent. Allegedly frame-ups by the authorities are common place in Russia. 5+ military contractors had been hired to provide security for the Boston Marathon.html https://en.258 The news media has been blasting that the boys were from Chechnya.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 259 http://news. for family and friends of the accused to claim they must be innocent. in a separate chapter.  They believe the FBI was monitoring the boys for the past 3 years. to what they think is happening in the USA.com/bensmith/why-chechens-think-tsaraev-brothers-were-framed 51 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.html http://www. Perhaps because of the above situation. Biography known now about Suspects (3 Apr 22 C) Wikipedia has a write-up on the Tsarnaev brothers.wikipedia. The parents of the boys.com/could-why-chechens-think-tsarnaev-brothers-were-framed-230423819. for example. and the brothers' aunt.asp?a=2830&z=29 260 http://news.51 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM terrorists in the past 40-plus years.emergencyemail.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .com/039977_The_Craft_Boston_marathon_private_military_contractors.scribd. Maret Tsarnaeva. so the Ethnic Chechens may be using what is a logical explanation in their part of the world.260 257 258 http://www.

45 pm: Dzhokhar captured alive by the police.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.html 265 http://www.cnn.html 262 http://www. abuse during questioning.266 While most of Boston. after he was discovered hiding inside a boat in a backyard in Watertown.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. a university official told CNN. and dorm parties.scribd.261 Apr-19 Tamerlan Tsarnaev killed (3 Apr 22) April 19.html 267 http://www.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. with different perpetrators. then lie on the stand.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. Suspect identified as Tamerlan Tsarnaev is apprehended and pronounced dead at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. and America.bostonglobe. 2013 1.267 261 http://www. 265 April 16. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev acts like nothing has happened.yahoo. After suspects kill an MIT police officer and highjack a car.264 April 17. and dorm parties.cnn. after an almost 2 hour stand-off. which we find out about when there is video evidence of the circumstances of the arrest.com/dzhokhar-tsarnaev-acted-nothing-happened-day-marathon-friend-113900406-abc-news-topstories. and proof of alibi. was in a state of shock. but they are relatively rare.263 April 18. 2013: The day after the bombing. until late in the day. 2013: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev attends classes. 2013: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev continues to attend classes. There are police who do wrongful arrests.262 April 18.20 to 2. 2013: On Thursday.cnn.52 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Frame-ups do occur in the USA. April 19. 2013 8. This is evidence of a failure of assimilation.html 263 http://www.bostonglobe. police engage in gunfight with a suspect throwing explosive devices at them.bostonglobe. police release pictures of Tsarnaev brothers as primary suspects. Dzhokhar was on the campus of University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth every day after the attack until late Thursday. says a friend.com/2013/04/20/us/boston-youngerbrother/?sr=google_news&google_editors_picks=true 266 http://news. than the Chechen experience.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .30 am: Tamerlan dies as a result of a series of battles between the brothers and the people of the Boston metropolis.

com/russia-asked-fbi-investigate-boston-bomb-suspect-2011182116158.bostonglobe.’ The congregation shouted him out of the mosque.com/russia-asked-fbi-investigate-boston-bomb-suspect-2011182116158. The congregation then said. celebrating the birthday of this American hero. he wrote a post on Twitter saying that he doesn’t understand “why it’s hard for many of you to accept that 9/11 was an inside job.bostonglobe.html 271 http://thelede.268 Jan 15.html.bostonglobe.html 270 http://www.bostonglobe.bostonglobe.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. 2012: Tamerlan flies from NYC JFK airport to Moscow Russia. 2013: On Martin Luther King day.html. 2013: Monday explosions.269 The speaker was giving a sermon.html 53 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. 2012: Tamerlan returns to USA._ylt=AwrNUbJZVHRRZUEA3c7_wgt.html 269 http://www.yahoo.274 Jan 2012: Dzhokhar visits Dagestan.nytimes. 2012: Mother Zubeidat Tsarnaev is arrested for alleged shoplifting at Lord and Taylor’s in Boston. Tsarnaev’s earlier outburst had come in November._ylt=AwrNUbJZVHRRZUEA3c7_wgt.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.” and said he was contaminating people’s minds.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. Sep 11. 2012: Dzhokhar (the younger brother) becomes a US citizen.yahoo. injure almost 200. in which he compared Martin Luther King Jr to the prophet Mohammed. He attends naturalization ceremony at TD Banknorth Garden in Boston.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.273 Jan 12.com/metro/2013/04/21/marathon-bombing-suspect-outbursts-had-disturbedcambridge-mosque-goers/LkZnWkXgaRZcMDUdE6V9jM/story. 275 http://www. at the Boston Marathon. 273 http://www.scribd.com/2013/04/20/dzhokhar-tsarnaevs-jahar-twitter-account-promptsscrutiny/ 272 http://news.” 271 July 17.275 268 http://www. Tamerlan Tsarnaev was kicked out of a Cambridge mosque for causing a disturbance. ‘You are the hypocrite.html 274 http://news. which got him evicted from a religious gathering.272 June 13.blogs.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .270 Before doing so. kill three.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. Tamerlan “You are a kafir [an unbeliever]. and was a hypocrite. This was the second time that he had made an unpopular outburst.

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

html 284 https://en. but I have yet to see a source where the boys actually traveled to Chechnya.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 293 https://en.288 The boys. 2002: Dzhokhar.wikipedia. mother and father emigrate to U. because such media are better qualified to understand the context.wikipedia. The brothers’ father is a Muslim Chechan.293 The family may be ethnic Chechen.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.bostonglobe. born in Kyrgyzstan.290 or Dagestan.S.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. Oct 1986: Tamerlan Tsarnaev. were then aged around 8 and 15.bostonglobe. who later became suspects in the Boston Bombings. Wikipedia has a list of news media based in Boston.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.wikipedia. second suspect in Boston Marathon bombings.284 2003: Tamerlan and two sisters emigrate to U.bostonglobe.wikipedia.bostonglobe. Boston News Media (3 Apr 19 B) We should remember to seek out news stories from news media close to the breaking news. suspect in Boston Marathon bombings.html 286 http://www.scribd.286 Dzhokhar would have been around age 9 then. an autonomous.S. 292 and their mother is a Muslim Dagistani. Dagestan. the family is granted permanent immigrant status in the USA. July 1993: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.287 Previously the boys had lived as children in Tokmok Kyrgyzstan.285 Tamerlan would have been around age 17 then.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. than what passes for national news media.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 289 http://www. (Exact location unknown).294 283 http://www.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . and apply for refugee status (Exact location unknown).org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 55 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.283 2002-2007 Tsarnaev family comes to America (3 Apr 22) March 2007.291 depending on which source we believe. in Cambridge MA for three semesters.html 288 https://en.bostonglobe.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 292 https://en.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. born in Kyrgyzstan. 2001: The Tsarnaev family moved to Makhachkala. Sept 2001: America was radically changed.wikipedia. predominantly Muslim region of Russia.html 287 http://www.55 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 2006-2008: Tamerlan (the older brother) Attends Bunker Hill Community College.html 291 https://en.html 290 http://www.bostonglobe.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 285 http://www. thanks to 9/11.289 1991: The former Soviet Union ceased to exist.

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

o Out of an abundance of caution.wikipedia.  As of 5.org/ 309 http://www. Count of injured might not include them.6030. including BWH.org/online/emergency/default.414.html?smid=go-share&_r=0 308 http://www.57   Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Tufts Medical Center303 I do not have complete list. 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.org/ 57 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. but was on vacation in Florida when this crisis erupted. this is purely a precautionary measure. please call this hotline at 617-635-4500.childrenshospital. Boston Medical Center web site posted:308 o If your loved was injured at the Copley incident and is being treated at BMC. Many people were treated. the BMC Family Assistance Center phone number is 617. Brigham and Women’s Hospital web site posted:309 o BWH is treating about 20 patients who were injured in the explosions this afternoon. and we expect it will be deactivated One of my e-mail pals is Mark Weisz.usatoday.scribd.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .com/story/news/nation/2013/04/15/explosions-finish-line-bostonmarathon/2085193/ https://www. o Hospitals.tuftsmedicalcenter. who lives in the Boston area. This means that no visitors will be allowed into the hospital until further notice.aspx 310 http://www. I e-mailed to check up on him.nytimes. will be reporting information to the city of Boston. then released. or from the a itself. Medical Details (3 Apr 17) On the first day:307  On Apr 15. some blown off at the scene. Again.bmc. 303 http://www.org/ https://en.  As of 7. His daughter works at Mass General.brighamandwomens. 307 http://www. Our Trauma Activation Protocol was activated at 4 PM. There have been amputations of arms + legs.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.com/2013/04/17/us/physical-legacy-of-bomb-blasts-could-be-cruel-for-bostonmarathon-victims.54 pm on Apr 15.30 pm on Apr 15. 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. which has organized a hotline. If you are trying to locate a loved one.

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

(b) seek evidence for a criminal conviction. or co-lead. is now securing the crime scene around the two explosions in the middle of downtown Boston.59                          Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM DOJ’s314 Joint Terrorism Task Force. but has IMAT teams on alert FEMA National Watch Center has gone to Enhanced Watch status FBI has taken the lead. FPS = Federal Protective Services are restricting access and enhancing security at all nearby federal facilities. 59 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. 314 315 DOJ = US Dept of Justice. I think MARSEC = Maritime Security. and Gitmo POWs to be tried in federal court.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . state. IMAT staged at RRCC Maynard LNOs deployed to RRCC and MA EOC MA Emergency Operations Center MA Governor Patrick MA National Guard. 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. MARSEC II with US Coast Guard has boats with law enforcement teams on the Charles River. may be more important. The authorities need to: (a) determine there is no imminent threat of another explosion. 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. which may require the apprehension of suspects. To that end. because getting the info to avoid another explosion. or not go thru court system at all. as yet.315 MATF is on stand by National Counterterrorism Center National Targeting Center NRCC is not yet involved NWC Police – local. because they are allegedly enemy soldiers in a war.scribd.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

and people in all directions. There have also been cases where the news media has removed gory details from photos before publishing them.  When some bombs go off.com/watch?v=cUVZwv4fnVc https://www.”353 We live in a complex world.be 353 http://www. regarding malevolence of government leaders and officials. I do not believe that was the case in Boston.naturalnews. and they continue. that it is the same kind of government re-enactment that a particular mentality attributes to denial of 9/11 and 99% of the mass shootings.theatlanticwire.scribd. and people analyzing the photos don’t realize that.com/watch?v=zq_1cyyGjb4&feature=youtu.351 Remember after 9/11 there were claims that President Bush had engineered the WTC bombing? Well there are similar claims about the Boston bombing on the very first day. and in both places.350 So the result looks like racial profiling. all the politicians in on it. in which there are people who think there should be simple explanations for everything.com/039926_Boston_marathon_bombing_terrorism. from the pictures.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . and are coming up with other explanations for apparent inconsistencies in the photos.com/a/Nx8EU http://thenewsjunkie. different adjacent windows. they then adopt simple theories impossible to prove except in their eyes using other simplistic claims. This defies my imagination how so many people can be in on a conspiracy.70 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM who ran to the rescue of their fellow humans. and then got into the public domain.html#ixzz2QZPSxO49 352 https://www. When a window breaks. assuming we are able to figure out how much came from ground level store. all the media in on it. There are people looking at photos. In this collection of photos.  There were some reports that there was broken glass inside the bombs. how much from upper level windows. 349 350 http://imgur. along with the nails and BB shells. all the doctors were in on it. 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. the glass goes in all directions. not explaining their analysis. 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. that is what in fact happened. coming to conclusions about suspects. A "controlled explosion" was under way on the same day as the marathon explosion. It is more easy for me to believe that some of the shared photos have been photo-shopped. we get not an explosion. in support of the conspiracy theory that the bombing never happened.com/national/2013/04/what-is-false-flag-attack-boston-bombing/64260/ 70 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com/4chan-users-post-convincing-evidence-pointing-at-bombing-suspects/ 351 http://www.youtube. but an implosion.352 The Atlantic is inspired by the above to do an article explaining “False Flag Attacks. etc.youtube. which overall often sound absurd. 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. When they can’t get simple explanations.

Why did he do this? Well he could not tell the difference between different religious clothing. The target was an international event with people from approx 100 different nations. so it can’t be the radical right. trying to match up patterns of possible bomber motivations with apparent targets. The target really has more in common with the Olympics. Look at mass shootings. and he thought they were responsible for 9/11.71 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. For example. he thought he was attacking a Muslim. someone said. After 9/11 there has been a humongous rise in lone wolf attacks against targets the attackers think are Muslims. they spewed lots of nonsense into the coffers of conspiracy theorists. Car-jacking (the SUV). or whoever they think are responsible for attacks on the US. Conspiracy and Material Support (with brother). You are ignorant. Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. He did not think the development of the airline industry was in the best interests of American values. Most people know the Sikh are among the most non-violent philosophies in the world.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . April 16 nite he was demanding answers to questions which I think are totally premature to ask. He had various people on the show.scribd. and he had other beliefs even more difficult to figure out where he was coming from. They were non-political. Those characters just wanted to hurt a school. There are radical groups on the right and the left. In the Gun Control debate he seems to go out of his way to insult people. or some ethnic group. Look at the Unibomber. The target was Americans. anti-Zionists. or a shopping mall. Some were political. or the US no longer being what they think it should be. Crimes to charge the culprit (3 Apr 22 B)    71 Bombing public places. different skin colors. Jihadists don’t have any set pattern either. and designed to fuel more conspiracy theories. Lone wolves can be insane. non-whites. So while Piers Morgan’s guests were unable to definitively answer his questions. The targets were not government buildings. But the attackers could have made the same kinds of ignorant mistakes. and they were making a lot of factual errors. one red neck used a pickup truck to run down a Sikh woman. like run by the KKK mentality. 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. theater. than any other event. There have been many attacks against Olympics. You are biased.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

which was explained in Rachael Maddow on MSNBC. has been intercepted.com/news/article/judge_also_received_letter_with_possible_ricin_a_suspect_is_arre sted/ 84 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com/story/news/nation/2013/05/02/ricin-suspect-hearing/2128851/ http://usnews.npr. Sometimes the news of one event is slower to come out.84 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Paul Kevin Curtis. with respect to the letter to Senator Wicker. of Corinth. on April-17 was addressed to President Obama. an Elvis impersonator. 45.nbcnews.394 Ricin to President Obama (3 Apr 17) A letter.nbcnews.com/2013/05/01/tests-link-deadly-ricin-to-obama-letter-suspect/ 398 http://www. was to Senator Wicker. ‘I tried to talk to you and you would not listen. we don’t know if it is the other one we already k now about.cbslocal.org/newsemergency/anmviewer. believed to be contaminated with Ricin. Ricin to Judge Sadie Holland of Lee County Mississippi (3 May 05) Judge Sadie Holland.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .scribd. We do not yet know if they arrived about the same day. “It just said something to the effect. Now it is time that someone must die.gov/jackson/press-releases/2013/mississippi-resident-charged-with-sending-threateningcommunications-to-president-others 394 http://www. He was not released as soon as there was evidence pointing at a second person. The second one that I read about. received one of those ricin-laced letters. to Obama. or if it is a third.com/_news/2013/05/02/18022537-suspect-held-without-bail-as-judge-sends-ricinletters-case-to-grand-jury?lite http://usnews.usatoday.397 Holland. It sounds like he may have been framed. The FBI reports that this letter. was arrested.’ ” Holland told the Clarion Ledger.fbi. 80. when there is reference to ANOTHER letter being intercepted.asp?a=2815&z=29 396 http://www. The first one that I heard about April-16. so we hear about things in a different sequence than they actually are happening. In reports about ONE of the letters. and a joint investigation has begun with the FBI. but later exonerated. has tested positive for Ricin. because the authorities thought they might be conspirators.emergencyemail.com/_news/2013/04/30/17988944-feds-ricin-traces-found-in-martial-arts-studiolinked-to-suspect?lite 395 http://www. said she opened the envelope on April 10.395 It has been quarantined by the US Secret Service. Mississippi.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/04/17/177605311/second-suspicious-letter-found-was-sentto-obama?ft=1&f=1003 397 http://baltimore.abajournal.396 We don’t yet know if this refers to the first field test or a later lab detail test. arrested & evidence against him evaluated by a grand jury. George Lucas Dutschke is suspect # 2.398 393 https://www.

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


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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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



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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

and a life. Official sources Apr-29 (3 May 05) This data is from the Boston Police site438 which was last updated by the police April-29.98 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.cityofboston. you may call 617-343-1373.scribd.fbi. Submit info to FBI website. Copley Central Branch at 700 Boylston (Washington Room. I do not do so for this. Counseling: Anyone needing support can call the Mayor's Healthline at 617-5345050 to be connected to a counselor on-call 9AM-5PM. Wikipedia.439     Join the City of Boston in a Moment of Silence: Monday 4/22 at 2:50PM [link] Mayor Menino Announces Copley Square Re-Entry Plan: Preview the plan [link] Residents & Businesses in Impacted Area: We want to hear from you! Read letter from Mayor Menino on next steps [link] Marathon Victims & Families: For victims and immediate family members in need of services. Blogosphere. Thus expect me to occasionally skip a day or two of a particular source type. you may call 617-534-5050. both of which can distract my time. local news papers. enter Dartmouth Street entrance).gov/POLICE/ 98 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. I also have a day job. Some official info is going straight into the time line. Submit info via email: Boston@ic. or other stories I am following.cityofboston. Google news. Rather I try to visit some regularly.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . and sometimes there are national security reasons for censorship. 438 439 http://www. 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. Boston Incidents (Police Updated 4/22 8:25AM) This data is from the Boston Police site.gov. foreign media. or compromise a court case. from time to time.gov/POLICE/ http://www. Official sources day-8 Apr-22 (3 Apr 22 B) I do not check all major sources every day: official. rather than being placed here. about noon: Boston Incidents (Police Updated 4/29 12:45PM)      Business & Resident Resource Center: Located at Boston Public Library. Boston media. TIPS for Investigation: Call 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324) & choose prompt #3. TV news. other search engine news.

fbi. EDT. 2:50 p.  201304022 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.gov. April 15. AZ Earthquake Activity: No significant U. Submit info to FBI website.S activity. regarding FEMA info about major incidents in America. TX • Heavy rain/flooding – Midwest • Severe Weather – Mid Atlantic (Final) • Boston Marathon Explosions (Final) • Spring Flood Season 2013 – Monitoring Significant Weather: • Slight risk of severe thunderstorms in Central Plains • Heavy snow spreads from Rockies to Central Plains & Upper Midwest • Rain Southeast & Coastal New England • Freezing rain & sleet – Upper Mississippi Valley & Great Lakes • Red Flag Warnings: TX. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Monday.6 – China Declaration Activity: • FEMA-4110-DR-MA & FEMA-3363-EM-TX approved Situation: • Two explosions occurred near the finish line at approx.pdf Significant Events: • West Fertilizer Plant Explosion – West.scribd. 2013 attached. Submit info via email: Boston@ic. NM. 4/15 Marathon Incident Press Release: Full City of Boston response to Boston Marathon tragedy [link] 4/15 Marathon Incident Map: Latest crime scene perimeter [link] FEMA Apr-22 (3 Apr 22 B) See within official sources for earlier days.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . CO. Residents With Questions: Call the Mayor's Hotline at 617-635-4500. M 6. TIPS for Investigation: Call 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324) & choose prompt #3. April 22. 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.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. They will be available 9AM-5PM from 4/22-4/26. CA.m.

regarding FEMA info about major incidents in America. Police officer killed. April 20. Lockdown impact on residents.gov. 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. transportation. TIPS for Investigation: Call 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324) & choose prompt #3. academia. Submit info to FBI website. to identify any new or corrected info. 2013  201304020 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. 100 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.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. I see:     Suspects status.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Submit info via Email: Boston@ic.pdf Comparing what FEMA said April-19 morning with their earlier version. maritime restrictions were lifted FEMA Response: • On April 17. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Saturday. Residents With Questions: Call the Mayor's Hotline at 617-635-4500.scribd. 4/15 Marathon Incident Press Release: Full City of Boston response to Boston Marathon tragedy [link] 4/15 Marathon Incident Map: Latest crime scene perimeter [link] FEMA Apr-20 (3 Apr 22 C) See within official sources for earlier days. Gov services update.fbi. 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.

mbta.101 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Significant Events: • Heavy Rains and Flooding – Midwest • Severe Storms – Mid-Atlantic • Boston Marathon Explosions – Boston. 176 injured/hospitalized ▲ Following gunfight on April 18. train. MA • West Fertilizer Plant Explosion – West. day shift only. Official sources day-5 Apr-19 (3 Apr 19) Boston Incidents (Police Updated 4/19 2:35PM)  MBTA: Service (including bus. an MIT officer was killed State/Local Response: • MA EOC remains Partially Activated at Monitoring • MA National Guard remains on site with 2 Civil Support Teams • Shelter in place has been issued for Boston & 6 communities • FAA temporary flight restrictions continue • MBTA & Amtrak service in and out of Boston have been cancelled • University of Massachusetts Dartmouth campus was evacuated Federal Response: • On April 17.scribd. 101 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com for updates. 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. 2:50 p. return home. assisted by Boston JTTF.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . President approved Emergency Declaration FEMA-3362-EM • The FBI. See www. 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 6.6 – China Declaration Activity: • Major Disaster Declaration – MA • Emergency Declaration – TX Boston Marathon Explosions April 15. If you are at an MBTA station please do not congregate there.m. and commuter rail) is suspended until further notice. is serving as lead Federal agency • FEMA Region I remains partially activated to Level III. 2013 • Two explosions occurred near the finish line at approx.

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

in Indiana-Illinois area. Earthquake Activity: M 7. Russia April 15. TX 103 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Rain / high elevation snow – Pacific Northwest into Great Basin Heavy rainfall & risk of severe thunderstorms – Northeast. • Two explosions occurred near the finish line of Boston Marathon • 3 confirmed fatalities. MA West Fertilizer Plant Explosion – West. assisted by Boston JTTF.scribd. personal authorized to telework today ▲ Amtrak service in and out of Boston has been cancelled ▲ Schools and colleges are also shut down Federal Response: • On April 17. day shift only Fertilizer Plant Explosion – West.Middle Mississippi Valley Red Flag Warnings: CA & TX. Mid-Atlantic into Florida Flash flooding possible. Emergency declaration. I copy paste particulars of greatest interest to me. asking the general public for help in identifying them. President approved Emergency Declaration FEMA-3362-EM ▲ Media & law enforcement are reporting one suspect is dead & one other suspect is still at large • The FBI. 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.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.S.2 – Kuril’sk. Significant Events: Severe Weather/Flooding – Midwest Boston Marathon Explosions – Boston. 2013 Boston page included photos from FBI of suspects. 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.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .

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


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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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video.fbi. This morning the FBI. prompt #3. and/or details regarding the explosions along the Boston Marathon route and elsewhere. specialized examiners will reconstruct the device and determine its makeup and components.fbi.m.scribd. Let’s try again. 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. No piece of information or detail is too small. Immediately after the bombing. and federal government agency associated with the JTTF—and many others on 446 https://www. All media inquiries should be directed to the FBI’s National Press Office at (202) 324-3691.4 [internal] Domain >>> Lookup Failed AHA … I sent to ci. fix any place which needs fixing.) 447 The FBI Boston’s Joint Terrorism Task Force. HSI. and other personnel from every state.” 108 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.fbi. Massachusetts State Police. including Boston Police. There. and ATF officially began its forensic evidence recovery effort at the site.Remarks by Boston Special Agent in Charge. and local law enforcement agencies. yesterday afternoon. Virginia.gov (while not connected): 554 5.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. Let’s see if try # 2 gets thru. the FBI initiated a command post. Away from the scene. composed of more than 30 federal. along with Boston PD. Virginia for a complete and thorough analysis. Their goal was to recover physical items related to the blast. 2013 (p. United States Secret Service. You can also call 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324). e-mail them to boston@ic. .4. I thought that was the e-mail I sent to which bounced. theu upload a revised edition of these notes.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .” News media has been reporting “definitely. intelligence analysts. it should be ic. then review this doc. local. Those items have been recovered and sent to the FBI’s Laboratory in Quantico.gov. and others responded to the scene.gov/news/updates-on-investigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston/updates-oninvestigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston 447 https://www. Many of them were already there as part of the general security for the marathon already in place. state. with information. Those assigned to the JTTF. direct from this site. Massachusetts State Police. April 16. Here is info from the bounce: Boston@ci.448 We are expediting this blast evidence to our Laboratory in Quantico.fbi. the JTTF began its investigation. and ATF.108 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM If you have visual images.

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

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

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

In this disaster. and some other disasters. New Hampshire JFO ▲ US&R MA-TF1 available for deployment. in some locations.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. After 9/11.112 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. by no means all. it is pretty obvious that the authorities are competent. Federal Response . than in understanding what the hell happened. monitoring only) in response to Explosions.m. storm front.m. TN EOC remains activated at Level IV (Localized Emergency/Enhanced. 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.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. 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. or in helping with their future reelection.FEMA: ▲ Region I RRCC transitioned to Level III (Virtual RRCC continues) • LNOs deployed to MA EOC ▲ Region I IMAT returned to Portsmouth. the authorities were more interested in calming the public. so American leadership.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Indianapolis Fairgrounds. 112 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. so I am organizing that via a separate chapter from news media sources. has learned something since 9/11. There have been multiple press briefings & statements by:    Local/state/federal authorities Medical facilities Political leaders I have seen some of them. and trained in how to deal with a crisis.

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

S. 8. NM & TX • Space Weather: No space weather storms observed or predicted Tropical Activity: No activity threatening U. CO.scribd. 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. &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. closed to traffic. April 15 Significant Event: • April 15 at 2:50 pm EDT. & American Red Cross • LNOs deployed to RRCC and MA EOC • Region I IMAT staged at RRCC Maynard • MATF-1 available & ready to deploy if needed • No requests for FEMA assistance have been received at this time FEMA HQ Response • NRCC is not activated • FEMA National Watch Center is activated at an Enhanced Watch • F2 is on site at the Unified Command Post at the Westin Hotel in Boston. MD. 13.114 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM • Slight risk for severe thunderstorms – Central/Southern Plains & Ohio/Tennesee Valleys • Red Flag warnings & Critical Fire Weather Areas: AZ.3 Oklahoma. territories Earthquake Activity: M4.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 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. Boston remains open with unknown occupants • The following States have activated EOCs. DCE. NJ. 10. MA • FEMA IMAT Team White is on Alert • No requests for assistance have been received at this time 114 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.8 Iran Declaration Activity: None Explosions – Boston MA. limited due to congestion • Boston’s Back Bay along Boylston St. M7. with the exception of Copley Station • Cellular service is operational.

in the early days of the news.115 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Other Federal Responders • FAA established a Temporary Flight Restriction around the affected area (initially 2 nm. and. 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. some news media. In my opinion. QUOTE:454 With respect to Boston. shared Attorney General Eric Holder’s st atement on the attack. has two boats/law enforcement teams on the Charles River There’s another band of severe thunderstorms. but are ethnically Chechen.com/2013/04/the-best-twitters-sources-from-the-boston-marathon/ 115 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. with heavy rain. during Friday’s manhunt and lockdown of the Boston area. do an excellent job. which may impact my residential area. Like anyone. is Lawfare.lawfareblog. social media. there is also risk of bias distorting how information is communicated. Social media includes similar failings. and blogs.456 They warn that some of the info communicated could later be shown to be incorrect. As Friday’s events unfolded. we compiled reliable Twitter sources in the immediate aftermath of the bombing. my day job company network. to be followed by the usual flooding. UNQUOTE Media sources Apr-19 day-5 (3 Apr 22) Lawfare has collected twitter feeds from Boston.scribd. posted our list of Twitter sources and other essential news once more. 454 455 http://www. while some provide info from the other end of the horse than the horse’s mouth. Unofficial Sources (3 Apr 22) The news media appears to be ill-equipped to cover some events.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Media sources Apr-20 day-6 (3 Apr 22) One of the places still on my “excellent job list”. and is headed towards the US East Coast. The two bombing suspects reportedly lived for a time in the latter. Other parts of the nation also have weather-related problems.com/2013/04/the-week-that-was-all-of-lawfare-in-one-post-2/ http://www. Ben offered some brief thoughts on the suspect’s arrest. and Ritika and Susan dug up some background materials about Chechnya and Kyrgyzstan. Apr 20 they gave a roundup for the week. Unfortunately I find myself sometimes moving sources from one category to another.lawfareblog.455 and a list of news media with relevant stories.

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

html 459 http://www.com/item/ahZzfmJyZWFraW5nbmV3cy13d3ctaHJkcg0LEgRTZWVkGM6qvQ 4M/2013/04/15/boston-hospitals-report-more-than-100-being-treated-after-marathon-exp 462 http://www.co.457 Media sources Apr-17 day-3 (3 Apr 20) April-17 sources for me included:  BIT  CNN  Fox  MSNBC Also see footnotes citing sources.117 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Media sources Apr-18 day-4 (3 Apr 22) Here’s Lawfare’s roundup of what we thought we knew at this point. Some TV news media.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article.scribd.lawfareblog.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .com/news/chi-boston-marathon-explosion-20130415.bbc.com/Event/Live_blog_Explosion_in_Copley_Square 461 http://www. some TV news showing what the anchor said was happening “right now” and it was broad daylight in Boston (one time zone away).641755. and where more info.0.chicagotribune. Media sources Apr-16 day-2 (3 Apr 18) Here is where I got new info on April 16.story 463 150 photos by Aaron "tango" Tang via Flicker 117 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. so this was obviously a rerun of earlier news.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/4/15/ boston_marathon_expl.baynews9.com/2013/04/todays-headlines-and-commentary-406/ http://www. I watched (from my SW Indiana location) during the wee hours.” For example. showing us what is going on “live” is obviously misrepresented “taped. not properly labeled as such.boston.             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.breakingnews.uk/news/world-22161572 460 http://live.

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

asp?a=830&z=1&ref=fem 477 http://www.com/article/2013/04/16/us-usa-explosions-boston-hospitalidUSBRE93F04O20130416 http://www.whbf.com/article/2013/04/16/us-usa-explosions-boston-idUSBRE93F06T20130416 476 http://www.usatoday.scribd.com/2013/04/16/device-at-boston-marathon-was-in-metal-pressure-cooker/ 482 http://www.com/ 484 http://www.hlntv.660news.nationalterroralert.washingtonpost.119                           475 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Piers Morgan on CNN Social media Rachael Maddow on MSNBC Reuters475 Terrorism Headlines476 USA Today477 Voice of America478 WEHT (ABC affiliate in Evansville Indiana) WEVV (CBS affiliate in Evansville Indiana) WHBF479 Wikipedia480 over time is getting additions to their info collection WQAD481 660 Radio News482 Media sources Apr-15 day-1 (3 Apr 15) Boston Globe483 Chicago Tribune CNBC CNN Fox HLN484 MSNBC National Terror Alert485 NBC Wall Street Journal Washington Post486 WCVB Wikipedia http://www.com/ 486 http://www.voanews.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .html 479 http://www.com/story/news/2013/04/16/obama-boston-marathon-bombing-remarks/2087565/ 478 http://www.emergencyemail.com/blogs/early-lead/wp/2013/04/15/explosions-at-boston-marathon-finishline/#liveblog-entry-11444 119 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com/story/news/nation/2013/04/15/explosions-finish-line-boston-marathon/2085193/ http://www.org/newsemergency/anmviewer.com/content/live-updates-boston-marathon-explosions/1641943.reuters.org/wiki/Boston_bombing 481 http://wqad.bostonglobe.reuters.com/story/21988574/boston-bombing-timeline 480 https://en.com/article/2013/04/15/live-blog-boston-marathon-explosions 485 http://www.com/topic/3866dc7c-a99b-426d-84bc-84fd84d819d2/boston-marathon-explosions/ http://www.com/2013/04/16/investigators-seek-suspects-motive-in-boston-bombings-thatkilled-3/ 483 http://www.usatoday.wikipedia.usatoday.

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

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

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

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

people who seek redress of their grievances through a broken international law court system.  Weather Science in Haiti.  Reasons why the USA is angering a lot of people all over the world.scribd.scribd. or updated 2013 April 16. and shared in upload of version 0. Chapter header parentheses (3 Apr 16)     3 Apr 15 = info found 2013 April 15.496 and to CollectionDisasters on Google.com/doc/136251735/President-Obama-Boston-marathon Proclamation to fly the flag at half staff thru April-20. AFTER share-A of a version Y MMM DD then letter C = info found that day.scribd. how come?  Epidemic of USA gas explosions. because it is too soon to know if there is a relationship between:  Reasons given for the Boston Bomber attacks.1 3 Apr 16 = info found. I know that they are far from complete in multiple areas. I left it in here. 124 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. so that while I have added lots of info since prior sharings of my notes. 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. not via war.scribd. work.498 The footnotes in brackets are from the drone news I was following right before I found out about the Boston news.scribd. due to pipeline infrastructure falling apart. Y MMM DD then letter B = info found that day.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .com/collections/4108500/Critical-Infrastructure 497 http://www. Other content in my Scribd Critical Infrastructure collection497 includes:  Economy disaster.124 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM of these notes495 to Scribd Critical Infrastructure collection. There has continued to be an outpouring of info about the topic.  Solution Ideas = collection of proposed solutions to random problems.com/collections/4108500/Critical-Infrastructure 498 http://www. explaining series of crises. I also added some uploads from other people about the Boston Marathon 2013 Bombing. AFTER share-B of a version.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac http://www. There are also footnotes in brackets from the copies of the e-mails I sent the FBI. but I have managed to get distracted by life. other topics.

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

31 uploaded late nite May-11.8 Meg Doc. I expect in the near future to be uploading another revision of School Children Abduction Scandals. Apr 22-C = what I added to this afternoon. where some simple revisions in our infrastructure should provide massive mitigation across the board. I believe we can learn from the Boston Bombing aftermath (sharing videos with FBI).501 because once again I am seeing parallels in missed opportunities.  Improving Technology to Improve Justice. and recent advances in computer technology.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . to improve the Amber Alert response to abducted children.500 because I am getting a lot more info on the Ohio Cleveland Kidnap story. thanks to distractions with real life.  126 pages thru start of latest revision statistics (that’s 25% growth since prior share 2/3 of a month earlier)  533 (500+33) footnotes (205 growth)  1.com/doc/117284229/School-Scandals-and-Abductions http://www. 59K reads collectively of all that I have uploaded = 53 documents. In the next edition.126 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM I have fallen behind in digesting news on the Boston Bombing.scribd. to improve Internet civil liberties. and day job responsibilities.com/doc/119857289/Solution-Ideas 126 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Approx 1 week anniversary. Bombing victims all will recover. Apr 22 = what I added to in wee hours. Boston plans for re-opening impact zone. I also expect in near future to upload another revision of Solution Ideas. Apr 22-B = what I added to this morning. and there’s also other developments. http://www. Cyber Crime Epidemic. notice new chapters sections:  Extend Common Carrier. latest additions:      500 501 What culprit charged with.scribd.  Scribd shows 10k reads of all prior versions of this doc (it was ½ k as of prior version). and so I am writing that up in my School Children notes. Car Jack victim story. and other modern day crises. At end of chapter headings is vintage how recently I updated them. between Boston Bombings. Apr 21 = what I added to yesterday. Smoking Gun evidence.scribd. School Children Abductions.  Improve Info for Investigations – importance of authorities having a better understanding about Crime Enablers and Dirty Data. Version 1.

6 to 0.7 had 23 reads in 18 hours.7 to 0. 375 others.2 uploaded approx 2 pm my time (3 am EDT) Apr 22 (close to the moment of silence). TOC is now 2 pages. version. 296 footnotes (263+33).4 meg Doc. with V 0. 393-395 Scribd reads as I replaced version. Approx 5% increase vs. 569 PDF. 474 Scribd reads before and after I replaced version. Marginal increase vs. 335-337 Scribd reads during my replacing latest version. earlier in evening version.127     Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Lots additions to Time Line. so it is now 156 hours since the bombing … let’s quit tracking this data point. overall 3 an hour. 1. earlier in day. Version 0. 23 me. 1.7 upload just after 4 pm my time (5 pm EDT) Apr 18.9 getting 21 reads in 14 hours = 1 ½ an hour. so 20 me. prior day version. 1. approx 3 reads an hour overall.scribd. Version 0. wee hours version. 668k PDF.8 having 19 in 4 hours or 5 an hour.8 to 0. Approx 15% increase vs. 1. in early evening. or 98 hours after bombing: 68 pages. and 3 pm to 3 am is 12 hours. 416 others. or it may just be time of day. 467k PDF.5 Meg Doc. so 18 me. Conspiracy Theories.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .9 to 1. with from V 0. morning version. Approx 10% increase vs. And other topics. 321 other people.1 got 41 reads in 7 hours or about 6 an hour rate. 1. from earlier shares.0 to 1.1 to 1. 419 (386+33) footnotes. 358-360 Scribd reads as I replaced version. so 16 me. 398 footnotes (365+33). so 14 me. 436=>439 Scribd reads as I replaced version. 302 other people. Version 1. climbing again. 602k PDF. TOC almost 3 pages. 2 ½ pages TOC.3 Meg Doc.1: 92 pages.8 upload just before 8 pm my time (9 pm EDT) Apr 19 “B” or 102 hours after bombing: 72 pages. 626k PDF. 363 footnotes (330+33).0 got 33 reads in 9 hours. V0. and uploaded latest revision. which is an increase to 3 an hour rate. about 3 reads an hour. 15-16 17 18 19 20 21 is 6 days @ 24 hours. Approx 10% increase vs. prior day version.0 uploaded approx 7 pm my time (8 pm EDT) Apr 21 or 125 hours after bombing: 88 pages. Version 1. Version 1. 23 me. Version 0. adjusted tags to include relevant geography and other info about the brothers Grimm. 342 others. and from V 0. 1. 946k Doc. 320 footnotes (287+33). 127 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.1 uploaded approx 2 am my time (3 am EDT) Apr 22 or I have messed up with my arithmetic. Approx 5% increase vs.28 Meg Doc. Perfect Crime explained vs. V 1. Scribd had 314-316 reads as I adjusted description. 503k PDF. 451 others.2 got 35 reads in 12 hours or about 3 an hour. More known about suspects. 101 pages. overnite. 1 meg Doc.9 uploaded just after 10 am my time (11 am EDT) Apr 20 or 116 hours after bombing: 83 pages. 444 (411+33) footnotes. about 1 an hour.

Scribd had 276-278 reads.6 upload 11 pm my time (midnite EDT) Apr 18.scribd. 831k Doc. of these research notes on Scribd.4 had 73 reads in 24 hours. 643k Doc. TOC almost 2 pages. Version 0. V 0. there had been 122 reads. 202 footnotes (175+27). or about 3 an hour. or about 4 an hour. 412k Doc. 245 by other people. 9 TOC. maybe 3 an hour overall. 225 footnotes (198+27). 253 after both upload and adjust description.6 had 11 reads in 6 hours.scribd. Scribd had 289-291 reads. 54 footnotes (30+24).3 uploaded almost midnite my time April-16 evening. about 2 an hour. just after 3 pm my time = 31 pages.4 upload almost midnite my time April-17 evening. Approx 20% increase vs. so 10 reads my total. 255 footnotes (222+33). V 0. That’s an average of approx 5 an hour overall. maybe 4 an hour overall.1 and 0. 137k Doc. 268 other people. from time of each upload so far. 163 footnotes (136+27). I had found out about it about 1 hour after it happened. 315k PDF.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac 128 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. V 0. 535k Doc. Two are mine. in the evening. After uploading this. Five have been me. TOC just over 1 page. or approx 10 an hour. prior day version. 385k PDF. 192k PDF.5 to 0. or 74 hours after bombing: 58 pages. the count was 177 reads of this at Scribd. Between uploading version 0. Version 0.5 had 23 reads in 18 hours. or 80 hours after bombing: 61 pages.2 to 0. so 12 me.2 uploaded approx 25 hours after the bombing. so that’s 172 reads by other people.3 had 48 reads in 13 hours. version. prior day version. 81k PDF. 502 http://www. Approx 30% increase vs. 279 other people.128 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Version 0.5 upload approx 4 pm my time (5 pm EDT) Apr 18.502 I see 124 reads. Version 0.3 to 0. Marginal increase vs. 786k Doc. Version 0. or 56 hours after bombing: 48 pages. so 8 reads total by me. 267 footnotes (234+33). Version 0. earlier in day. Approx 20% increase vs. prior day version. Scribd had 250 reads before I uploaded this new edition. about 1 an hour. or 32 hours after the bombing = 40 pages. Approx 200% increase vs. 249k PDF. V 0. which I believe is a count of how many people have looked at it in the 19 hours it was there so far. approx 5 an hour overall. 389k PDF.2. prior day version.1 launch approx 6 hours after the bombing = 9 pages.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .4 to 0.

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