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


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

The FBI is encouraging individuals and families directly impacted by the bombings to contact the 4 5 http://www.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .  Suspects identified.5 People seeking family members (3 Apr 16) Anyone looking for information on loved ones can call 617-635-4500.co/1p0Mkm53ht #boston #bostonbombing #bostonmarathon #prayforboston Victims needing assistance (3 Apr 20) An important part of the FBI’s response to the Boston Marathon bombings is to identify victims and provide for the rights and needs of victims and their families. it is a normal human reaction to want to do something to help. and time. demonstrating unwillingness to let terrorists rule our lives.org/6FvGfRL3J http://www. to help mitigate the next? Marathon Winners (3 Apr 19 C) News media says the # 1 winner was someone from Ethiopia. One captured. Here are Al Mac notes on what we have learned so far.6 Another people finding resource: t.gov/oneboston/residents/ 6 http://google.  Can anything be learned from each crisis. See Boston Athletic Association 8 pm April 15 statement4 Helping victims (3 Apr 22 B) For normal people.scribd.webcitation. as the focus has evolved from:  Initial info learned after Boston Marathon Bombings. Here are resources to help residents of Boston.  Suspects no longer at large.5 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM been chaotic regarding how close to the end in both physical location.org/personfinder/2013-boston-explosions/ 5 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.  Boston Marathon 2014 to be largest in history.  Lockdown during confusing war zone as suspects fight the police. They will need serious help.  News media demonstrates great unreliability covering story accurately. One dead. Boston mayor's hotline (can help locate friends/family): 617-635-4500 Crime tips hotline: 800-494-TIPS There are also people finders.  What next?  Don’t forget the victims. I have intermittently rearranged my chapters.cityofboston.  Authorities ask for specific help from the public.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

scribd. Q: Is it unusual for brothers to be in the same plot? A: No.  Cell Networks. scanning for radiation. we now know a lot more than we don’t yet know. 49 http://www.51 Q: How can we reconcile the horrible stuff done by the bombers.  Ricin. x-raying baggage?50 There are people who think it suspicious that this marathon had preventative measures which failed. until they see incontrovertible evidence of guilt. which never assimilated. such as sniffing for explosives. Q: How could anyone who grew up in America become a terrorist against America? Look at home grown native terrorists.  Secondary Devices. Answered Questions (3 Apr 22) For some scenarios. See fact checking threads:  Bomb Design. to initially react in denial. for which answers are self-evident to me.  Saudi.com/17-unanswered-questions-about-the-boston-marathon-bombing-the-media-isafraid-to-ask/ 50 http://www. who became radicalized through some controversy.com/2013/04/19/opinion/bergen-questions-bombers/index. and they had not noticed them at others.com/17-unanswered-questions-about-the-boston-marathon-bombing-the-media-isafraid-to-ask/ 51 http://www.html?iid=article_sidebar 52 http://www. 52 Q: Did the brothers have any training in explosives? A: They did not need any formal training to make these bombs. Some news media is asking questions.cnn.14  Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM What are the statistics on marathons taking appropriate preventative measures.infowars. with claims by people who knew them.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Unless some third party made them for them.  JFK Library. Look at children of immigrant families in Europe.infowars.com/2013/04/19/opinion/bergen-questions-bombers/index. and never learned how in a democracy. that they were peaceful “good boys?” A: It is typical for friends and family of any accused. just some place where they could test the designs in private.html?iid=article_sidebar 14 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.cnn. there are many peaceful channels to express grievances and work towards change for the better. there were 3 pairs of brothers in the 9/11 attack.

wikipedia.nbcnews.org/wiki/Boston_Marathon_bombings http://bostonherald.independent. Note chapters or sections on  Boston Hospitals.co. a restaurant manager from Boston suburb of Medford. for sources of some of the updates.uk/news/technology-22214511 http://www. but those who grow up outside organized religion. for some of the agencies involved in the big picture.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.uk/news/world/americas/boston-marathon-bombs-pressure-cookers-filledwith-ball-bearings-and-nails-were-used-for-explosions--to-inflict-maximum-damage-8574228.55 Some reports say that after the suspects killed the police officer.html 55 https://en. Sean = age 26 MIT police officer.scribd. and subsequent investigations.  Time Line section.15 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM I believe radicals are generally not from families with good religious education. for story threads.  Laptop. Campbell.54 Collier.co.nationalterroralert. Jeff = 27 year old wounded witness.  Investigators.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . then get distorted information from converts. Barhoun.  Fact Checking. which placed the boy’s life at risk from vigilantes. Krystle = age 29 lady. Apr 18 evening. Key Names (3 May 05) Certain names become central to the Boston Bombings. they stole his police cruiser. survived to identify one of the killers. was a spectator of the race. who was killed in a shootout with the suspects. Salah = 17 year old falsely accused individual by amateur sleuths via crowd sourcing investigation. They can be used in News Search to get updated info.com/news_opinion/local_coverage/2013/04/mit_cop_killed_was_born_to_be_a_police_ officer http://www.bbc. when she got killed.com/2013/04/18/report-mit-officer-fatally-shot-in-cambridge-massexplosives-found/ 56 http://usnews. 53 Bauman.56 53 54 http://www.

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

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

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

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

0. then they do a poor job of assimilating wherever they end up. Their nationality may be coincidental. Their acts will exacerbate that problem. given America’s poor familiarity with geography.com/2013/04/19/us/massachusetts-bombers-profiles/index. due to severe anti-Muslim sentiment in America. What happened after they came to America? Official Update Links (3 May 05) For more info on these updates. We are still in a time of pure speculation.com/news/world/worldnow/la-fg-wn-father-of-boston-suspects20130419.html 80 http://livewire.5625743.com/entry/nbcs-pete-williams-boston-suspects-may-be-from 81 http://www.20 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM about the nations named. not staying at any of them very long. with various Chechen groups.scribd. without their parents. The VA Tech shooter was from South Korea.org/6FvGfRL3J 20 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Previously it was the children of immigrants from different cultures.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .80 If this is true. then they would have been far better off remaining in Turkey. depending on which side is labeling them.latimes.  Day three official sources  Day two official sources Boston Marathon organizers  Boston Athletic Association 8 pm April 15 statement82 Boston local government 78 http://www. then if they are both Muslims. to get a possibly distorted picture. and the Russian military.79 They might as well be from Mars or Venus.81 a Republic of the Russian federation which has wanted independence. due to 9-11.talkingpointsmemo.cnn. but many troubled territories lead to permanent mental health damage for the victims. they arrived in America. doing attacks against Russian targets. who caused the most trouble. before Syria came along. who remained home in Kremlin controlled territories. NBC says they had lived in Turkey for a while. Most media imply they were refugees from the Chechen conflict. such as in Western Europe.webcitation. see:  Time Line – the data there is from both official and unofficial sources.story 82 http://www. so a war had been waging between natives who can be called freedom fighters or terrorists.usnews. not accepting the defeat. With these boys.com/news/articles/2013/04/19/expert-chechen-influence-aligns-with-bostonmarathon-bomb-clues-by-paul-shinkman 79 http://www. moving from Russian republic to republic. The area is now ruled by the Kremlin. CNN says they were from the Russian Caucasus. Apparently they had been like refugees. Many people are trying to draw parallels between the Chechen troubles and the Boston bombings. The battle had been one of the most brutal wars for independence.

and commuter rail) is suspended until further notice.gov/  Criminal complaint (pdf) with April-22 charges against surviving suspect. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Saturday.cityofboston.gov/eopss/agencies/msp/ Federal agencies working this case  https://www.pdf President Obama.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.aspx?id=6091 86 https://www. http://www.92 and Bird Flu in China.gov/news/default.fbi. FEMA comes out with a daily report each morning around 8.cityofboston.scribd.com/doc/114094060/Indy-Boom 21 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. return home. 83 84 http://www.91 Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion. See www.89 Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion. 88 https://www. train. 2013. 2013.gov/news/Default.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 2013 Boston Special Agent in Charge. Boston explosion updates88 I have not viewed all of the official reports.pdf calling my copy: FBI Boston Bomber Friends 2013 May 2. If you are at an MBTA station please do not congregate there.com for updates. with info on Boston Bombings.gov/POLICE/ Boston City Press Release April-1583 Boston City letter to residents and businesses in the impacted area April-2084 Boston City plan for re-opening Copley Square.fbi. April-21.90 and national weather forecasts.gov/oneboston http://www.” 90 My notes on this will be in the next edition shared of my US epidemic of critical infrastructure explosions. April 19.gov/governor/  http://www. Massachusetts State Government  http://www.aspx?id=6089 85 http://www.cityofboston.fbi.85 ALERT-Boston is the city's emergency notification system [link] MBTA: Service (including bus.gov/news/Default. with info on Boston Bombings.gov/boston/press-releases/2013/suspect-in-boston-marathon-attack-charged-with-usinga-weapon-of-mass-destruction 87 I downloaded 2013-0447.mbta. April 20.cityofboston.aspx?id=6079 http://www.21        Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM http://cityofboston. 2013 Here is FEMA report for Friday April 19. but I try to keep up on links to them.86   FBI charges against bomber Tsarnaev’s friends: Kadyrbayev-Tazhayakov-Phillipos (PDF 87 20 pages).  201304020 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.mass.mass.30 am. April 19.scribd.

2013 (1.04 am) FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Wednesday. with info relevant to the Boston Bombings. April 18. of whom Boston authorities were hunting. April 16.pdf Statement by President Obama.” 92 22 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.45 pm Apr-19.93 Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion.pdf See chapter “Official sources day two” where I have extracted relevant details. He is 91 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 19 info. with info on Boston Bombings. 2013. April 18. Remarks by Boston Special Agent in Charge. April 16.) Statement by Attorney General Holder. April 15.scribd. 2013 Picture of final suspect (3 Apr 20) Here is a picture from the FBI.22  Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 201304019 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.com/doc/114094060/Indy-Boom 95 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 17 info. with lots of relevant info. http://www.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .96  201304016 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.com/doc/114094060/Indy-Boom 93 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 18 info.) Statement by President Obama.m. 2013 (p. April 17. 2013 (a. April 16. April 16. 2013 President Obama. 2013. until his capture just before 8.” My notes on this will be in the next edition shared of my US epidemic of critical infrastructure explosions. April 16.m. 2013 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Tuesday.94  201304018 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. 2013 Here is FEMA report three days after the Boston Bombings.scribd.97 Do not approach him.” 96 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 16 info. morning after the Boston Bombings. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Thursday. 2013 Remarks by Boston Special Agent in Charge.scribd. April 18.pdf FEMA on Massachusetts Explosion April 18.” 94 My notes on this will be in the next edition shared of my US epidemic of critical infrastructure explosions. 2013.pdf Boston Special Agent in Charge. http://www.95  201304017 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.

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

because of many web sites targeting them.30 pm I tried to send some tips to the authorities = links to 200 Boston pictures.com/article/2013/04/16/us-usa-explosions-boston-idUSBRE93F06T20130416 http://usnews. Some such people may be totally innocent. before they went off.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . which sounds suspicious.nbcnews. like it may be related to people who were planning something like this.fbi. 100 http://www. where some people. so suspects include ANYONE carrying a backpack. how heavy. where the people movements appear they are carrying something of sufficient mass to have been the bombs. they are afraid to step outdoors.scribd. just like after 9/11 when they had to throw away millions of tips. 5.101 Although the FBI has exonerated them.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767721-investigators-believe-boston-bombs-werepressure-cookers-hidden-in-backpacks-officials-say?lite 101 http://bostonherald. photos or video please call 1-800-225-5324. I suspect they are overloaded. before or after the bombing. which can help the investigation:100  Video taken of the areas where the bombs went off.reuters. My communication bounced. Examples of Tips.gov/ anyone with any information. April 16. look suspicious.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. Boston Suspect Photo & Video Situation Page Link  The FBI now knows how large the bombs were.fbi. other than what is being blasted all over the news media.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.  Boston Suspect Photos Page 1  Boston Suspect Photos Page 2  Boston Suspect Photos Page 3 Boston Attack Situation Page Some people have been falsely labeled as suspects.gov  FBI Tip Line: 1-800-CALL-FBI  FBI Website to report tips:  https://bostonmarathontips.  Anyone who heard or saw anything.  Info about the attacks. #3. in the video now in retrospect.  Video taken. because they could not handle the volume.

a human rights activist.com/story/21988574/boston-bombing-timeline 104 http://www.html 106 http://www. both of New Bedford. many secrets will be buried with him.103 All times here are Eastern.102 I don’t know how long this will be available.Latest (3 May 05) Time line extracted from multiple media.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .scribd. and Azamat Tazhayakov.mlive. unless I state otherwise. Dzhokhar’s brother. but some of the stories may be fiction fantasy.com/metro/2013/05/02/marathon-bombing-suspects-initially-planned-julyattack-officials-say/XSpTNQmjYMK8TCNUKjsh3K/story. 102 103 http://www.com/news/bay-city/index. Scanning Police Calls (3 Apr 19) If you are interested.bostonglobe.ustream. were charged in a criminal complaint with conspiracy to obstruct justice by conspiring to destroy.html 25 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. The Tsarnaevs have remained dubious of reports that police were taking Tamerlan into custody when Dzhokhar reportedly ran him over.” Saratova said.bostonglobe. and cover up tangible objects belonging to suspected marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. 2013 May-2 The body of Tamerlan Tsarnaev.html 105 http://www.gov/boston/press-releases/2013/three-men-arrested-in-connection-with-marathonbombing-investigation http://www. 19. was released from the state medical examiner’s office to an uncle.com/metro/2013/05/02/marathon-bombing-suspects-initially-planned-julyattack-officials-say/XSpTNQmjYMK8TCNUKjsh3K/story. said the Tsarnaev family does not intend to bury Tamerlan until they find an independent coroner to issue a cause of death.104 Kheda Saratova.fbi.whbf. and this will make it harder for Dzhokhar to defend himself in court.25 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM My plan is to print out the info. and Tamerlan’s two sisters. 19.105 “The family is afraid that if Tamerlan is buried before they get all the answers.html 107 https://www.com/metro/2013/05/02/marathon-bombing-suspects-initially-planned-julyattack-officials-say/XSpTNQmjYMK8TCNUKjsh3K/story. Ruslan Tsarni of Maryland. take to local police station.html http://www. The plot thickens. identified in footnotes.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index. If not. who had it delivered to the Dyer-Lake Funeral Home and Cremation Services in North Attleborough.cnn. like Central where I am located. Time Line .tv/channel/ma-rt-9-window-cam http://www. supply my name & address.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013. namely a laptop computer and backpack containing fireworks.106 May-1 Tsarnaev friends arrested (3 May 5) 2013 May-1 Federal authorities announce charges against three of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's friends.bostonglobe. then I will snail mail it. ask if they can fax it. conceal. you can listen on live Boston police calls here. 107 Dias Kadyrbayev.

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

the transit police officer wounded during a gunfight with the suspects Apr 19.118 On Apr-23 we learn he is in fair condition.gov/boston/press-releases/2013/update-on-condition-of-dzhokhar-tsarnaev-1 119 https://www.nytimes.gov/news/Default.27   Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 5.fbi. 114 That will be followed by the ringing of bells across Boston and the commonwealth.fbi. has begun breathing on his own. 112 Here is the city’s five step plan to repair the damage to a major thoroughfare in the Back Bay neighborhood. 112 http://thelede.113 2.toledoblade. 117 According to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. of death or imprisonment for life or any term of years.119 Apr 22 – Suspect Charged (3 Apr 22 C) There was a court hearing in the suspect’s hospital room.com/2013/04/22/updates-in-the-aftermath-of-the-boston-marathonbombing/?google_editors_picks=true 118 https://www.com/news/local/massachusetts/2013/04/22/doctors-all-boston-bomb-patients-likelylive/HG1KNo9XMIZI4eGmsDtmgO/story. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev remains in serious condition.nytimes.120  Using and conspiring to use weapon of mass destruction (bomb with nails. upon conviction.gov/boston/press-releases/2013/update-on-condition-of-dzhokhar-tsarnaev-2 120 https://www.gov/boston/press-releases/2013/suspect-in-boston-marathon-attack-charged-with-usinga-weapon-of-mass-destruction https://www.nytimes. where he was formally charged with some crimes.50 pm EDT is one week after the bombings.blogs.com/interactive/2013/04/22/us/tsarnaev-complaint.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone.html http://thelede. The statutory charges authorize a penalty.html 116 http://www.blogs.aspx?id=6091 114 http://ow.html?_r=0 27 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.fbi.116  51 people remained hospitalized.11 pm EDT.boston.  3 of them in critical condition and  5 listed as serious.nytimes.cityofboston. although for some it will be a long time.gov/news/updates-on-investigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston 113 http://www.ly/i/1Wlji 115 http://www.  3 of them lost more than one..) resulting in the death of three people and injuries to more than 200 people.scribd. ball bearings etc. and the Governor of Massachusetts. the FBI turned over the crime scene to the city of Boston.fbi. A moment of silence has been requested by the Mayor of Boston. Richard Donohue Jr.  At least 14 people lost all or part of a limb. 115 Apr 22 – Medical Updates (3 Apr 24) Doctors say all of the over 180 people wounded in the bombing are expected to recover.blogs.com/2013/04/22/updates-in-the-aftermath-of-the-boston-marathonbombing/?google_editors_picks=true https://www.com/2013/04/22/updates-in-the-aftermath-of-the-boston-marathonbombing/?google_editors_picks=true 117 http://thelede.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .

Firearms. the Boston Police Department. the Boston Fire Department. had they not been stopped. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev remains in serious condition.fbi. Here is why it was critically important to take the guy alive. and police.nbcnews. the Cambridge Police Department.gov/boston/press-releases/2013/suspect-in-boston-marathon-attack-charged-with-usinga-weapon-of-mass-destruction 122 https://www. U. and Explosives.121 Apr 21 Sunday .S.28 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM This investigation was conducted by the FBI’s Boston Division. the Massachusetts State Police. the National Guard. Attorneys William Weinreb and Aloke Chakravarty from the Anti-Terrorism and National Security Unit of the U. and emergency responders from across Massachusetts and New England played critical roles in the investigation and response. and others. Secret Service. the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority. U.lawfareblog. although he cannot speak yet. Tobacco.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . and member agencies of the Boston Joint Terrorism Task Force. Immigration and Customs Enforcement-Homeland Security Investigations. fire.S. he has recovered sufficiently that he can respond to questions in writing. Marshals Service. including             the Bureau of Alcohol. 124 Boston Police Commissioner Edward Davis says he believes the suspects intended to do additional bombings.com/_news/2013/04/21/17841985-crowdfunding-raises-2-million-for-bostonvictims-critics-urge-caution?lite 124 http://www. with assistance from the Counterterrorism Section of the Justice Department’s National Security Division. and local enforcement agencies. state. the Watertown Police Department.fbi.S. 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.S.123 Investigators are asking about other cell members and other unexploded bombs. This case is being prosecuted by Assistant U. 125 He also believes they were acting 121 https://www.122 However. U. the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Police Department.gov/boston/press-releases/2013/update-on-condition-of-dzhokhar-tsarnaev 123 http://usnews.com/2013/04/one-quick-thought-on-the-unfolding-situation-in-the-bostonsuburbs/ 28 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts.S. There is a link here to PDF copy of the criminal complaint. which is composed of more than 30 federal.Investigation Continues (3 May 04) 2013 Apr 21 According to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. In addition.scribd.

Among other things."129 Agents also scoured the brothers’ credit-card records and other material seized from their apartment and car for evidence of bomb components.132 Apr 21 Boston plan to re-open Copley Square (3 Apr 22 B) Here is the city of Boston’s plan for re-opening Copley Square. they seize BB's.toledoblade.com/2013/04/21/news/nation/boston-police-commissioner-believes-suspectsplanned-other-bombings/?ref=latest 132 http://www.gov/news/Default. ammunition and explosives when they first confronted police early April-19. not connected to any organization which is a continuing threat.29 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM alone.nbcnews.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .html 129 http://www.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone. just in case.131 The two men suspected in the Boston Marathon bombings were armed with a small arsenal of guns.cnn. 126 It was just them two trouble makers.127 The continuing investigation includes analyzing records from the brothers’ phones and computers and searching their browsing histories to find associates and witnesses and extremist-group affiliations.html 128 http://www.toledoblade.toledoblade.cityofboston.scribd. authorities said April-21.html 131 http://bangordailynews.html 127 http://www. and were most likely planning more attacks. investigators are continuing to search whether they had help or were operating in league with anyone else.com/_news/2013/04/21/17841985-crowdfunding-raises-2-million-for-bostonvictims-critics-urge-caution?lite 126 http://www.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index.dallasnews. and shootings later in the week.aspx?id=6091 29 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.130 Davis said earlier police discovered at least four unexploded devices including one similar to the two pressure cooker bombs packed with nails and ball bearing used in the twin blasts Monday that killed three people and wounded more than 170 near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone.128 The FBI searches Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's dorm room in Pine Dale Hall.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone.html 130 http://www. and other evidence tying them to the bombings last Monday.133 125 http://usnews. However. the backpacks used.ece 133 http://www. "a large pyrotechnic. on the campus of the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth.toledoblade.com/news/local-news/20130422-boston-suspects-arsenal-indicates-theyplanned-more-attacks-police-say." 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 . Read Letter from Mayor Menino & Sign Up to Receive Updates The City’s Copley Square Re-Entry Plan is a multi-agency effort that maximizes all of the resources – Manpower. The Five Phase 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. their families and all of those impacted by last week’s tragic events . Mayor Thomas M. Communications. Menino and members of his Emergency Management Team and Cabinet previewed plans for the re-opening of Boylston Street and the Copley Square area of Boston.” 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 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. As we move toward re-opening we will continue to update the public on our progress and plans. Equipment and Expertise . 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. Operating as quickly and seamlessly. 30 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. without bureaucracy for the business owners and residents who have also been affected by the attack on our City. The Five phase plan will commence when the scene is cleared by Federal Authorities and returned to the City of Boston. As we respect the need for people to continue to express their support for the victims and our city we will place large message boards in the vicinity of the area to allow people to record their thoughts and reflections.scribd. “Nearly a week ago our City took a deep breath and was forced to dive into a pool of uncertainty and fear.” Mayor Menino said. “Friday as our officers reported to the world ‘we got him’.of our city team.30 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Apr 21. and Counseling As this plan commences we will be respectful with all memorials and other personal effects left at the scene. The Boston Police Department will return personal items secured at the scene that have not been retained as evidence by the FBI.

137 US Flag is to be flown at ½ mast thru April 20.scribd.136 Federal Public Defender’s office says they will assign a lawyer for this guy.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .yahoo. 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. and the City is providing support to the FBI as they secure this area.31 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM For more information or resources please log onto http://cityofboston.com/US/boston-bombing-suspect-dzhokhar-tsarnaev-conditioninterrogated/story?id=19009283&google_editors_picks=true 137 http://www.aspx?id=6089 31 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. and under heavy guard at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. Anyone with counseling needs should contact the Mayor’s Health Line at 617 -534-5050.edu/V133/N19/policeman. Here’s Lawfare QUOTE139 Here is the MIT student newspaper The Tech‘s report on last night incidents. Engineers are checking the structural integrity of buildings near the bombing scene before that area fully reopens.scribd. so I’m going to leave that to the Twitter list and news links that Alan and Susan are running.134 Apr 20 Sat (3 Apr 22 B) 2013 Apr 20 Saturday Dzhokhar A.com/doc/136251735/President-Obama-Boston-marathon 139 http://www.cityofboston. various people try to put in perspective what happened.com/US/boston-bombing-suspect-dzhokhar-tsarnaev-conditioninterrogated/story?id=19009283&google_editors_picks=true 135 http://news.com/2013/04/todays-headlines-and-commentary-407/ 140 http://tech.141 The impact area is currently an FBI crime scene.gov/oneboston or call our Mayor’s Hotline at 617-635-4500.com/blogs/lookout/boston-bombing-suspect-arrest-presents-intelligence-opportunitylegal-183858408. 138 Morning after the running battles between suspects and police. 134 http://abcnews. Businesses affected can call or visit our Business Resource Center at the Park Plaza Hotel.gov/news/Default. in honor of Boston victims.com/2013/04/federal-public-defender-to-represent-boston-marathon-suspectdzhokhar-tsarnaev/ 138 http://www.135 He is not yet in a condition where he can be questioned.mit. Tsarnaev is still alive. 140 Too much is in flux to summarize the developments in Boston.html 136 http://abcnews.go.html 141 http://www.lawfareblog.go.lawfareblog.

federal prosecutors stirred controversy in legal circles by refusing to grant Dzhokhar his Miranda rights against self-incrimination.bostonglobe. for example. lasting nearly two hours. we will then provide a staggered schedule for limited access for inspectors and business owners to survey their property to ascertain readiness to reopen. Tsarnaev. etc. citing public safety concerns. We thank you for your patience as we rebuild together. provision delivery.scribd.142  Shortly before 8.boston. including: 1.144 One of the people.html 143 http://live.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .bostonglobe. of Cambridge was apprehended in Watertown. Consider the types of services you may need from outside contractors. who had left their home after the curfew was lifted.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main. construction. 3. the City will move quickly to ensure that the area is safe for residents and businesses to return. Please monitor the news closely for updates on when the crime scene is released. Once we have established that these important public safety issues are resolved. had a boat in their  142 http://news. the City will have some lists available.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.45 pm. in Watertown. and begin lining up their services. board-up services. 2. If you need help securing reliable vendors. 7 pm: Shots reportedly fired at 67 Franklin St. after a standoff with the police. We will be taking steps to secure the public safety.143 He is one of two brothers.yahoo. Ensuring that all buildings are structurally sound.cityofboston.xml 32 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/story. Ensuring that streets and sidewalks are clean of equipment and debris and are safe for pedestrians. so that we can have the best information to reach you quickly.com/blogs/lookout/boston-bombing-suspect-arrest-presents-intelligence-opportunitylegal-183858408. information is available at the City’s web site: www. Dzhokhar A. Please take a moment to register by calling 617 635-4500. trash removal. 2.32 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM As soon as we receive clearance from the FBI.gov and on Twitter @NotifyBoston. and for residents to return to their homes. suspected of being responsible for the Boston Marathon Bombings. 19. Apr 19 Fri Suspect Captured (3 Apr 22 C) 2013 Apr 19 Friday Immediately after Dzhokhar’s capture.com/Event/Live_blog_Explosion_in_Copley_Square http://www. In addition.html 144 http://www. What you can do right now: 1.

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

com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Donohue Jr.. During the chase.34 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 7.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main. was wounded.30 am: The police pursue the stolen SUV from Cambridge. in Boston.cnn.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 34 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Not all of them detonate. for minor injuries suffered in the gunfight.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.cnn. 33. at the intersection of Dexter and Laurel in Watertown.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.153 7. the suspects are in a gunfight with the police and throwing explosive devices at the police. with officers in pursuit.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.14 am: The police detonate a suspicious looking device at Charlesgate and Commonwealth Avenue. But the car jacked victim's cell phone is still in the SUV. Massachusetts.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe. according to hospital spokeswoman Jennifer Kovalich.154 3.bostonglobe.xml 154 http://www.15 am: Police surround what is thought to be the Tsarnaev residence at 410 Norfolk St.159 19-year-old Dzhokar Tsarnaev drives off amid more gunfire.bostonglobe.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/story. got out of the car. One of the suspects was apprehended and later pronounced dead at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. allowing police to determine the vehicle is in Watertown and eventually catch up to it.20 am to 2.50 am: The police detonate a suspicious looking device.html 159 http://www. and traded gunfire with police for several minutes.xml 158 http://www. MBTA Transit Police Officer Richard H.156 So later the police back track the chase route. 155 Apr 19 wee hours chases and battles (3 Apr 21) 1. then dumps the car and runs into the darkness.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 157 http://www.bostonglobe.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.160 153 http://www.cnn. He drives two or three streets away.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.xml 155 http://www.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 160 http://www.bostonglobe. west to Watertown.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.bostonglobe.157 The brothers stopped near Dexter and Laurel streets.158 Fifteen police officers are treated at St. in Cambridge.xml 156 http://www. He was in stable condition Friday at Mount Auburn Hospital. seeking to deal with any unexploded ordinance.scribd. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Brighton. which they think was left behind by the enemy.

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

better known as the renowned Stata Center on the MIT campus. campus -.html 172 http://www.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index. where the captive man escapes.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .175 10. 26. incorrectly. Cambridge car jacking (3 Apr 23) During the uncertainty as to locations of suspects on the run. Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer Sean Collier. were locked down. 170 They begin driving.cnn.169 "I am serious.html 174 http://www.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index. He is given $45 but wants more and demands an ATM card and password.171 April 18 Thu nite – MIT. near Building 32. He later died.a killing authorities later link to the Tsarnaevs. at gunpoint. 10.31 pm: Police got a report of two men carjacking.cnn. "Did you hear about the Boston explosion? .xml 36 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. and the man with the gun demands money.. 172 11 p.176 169 170 http://www. and some adjacent cities. The second man enters the back seat.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index.xml 176 http://www.29 pm: An MIT police office.scribd. I did that.cnn. with all residents asked to remain indoors. where the men attempt to get money.policeone.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main. identified as Sean Collier. The armed man takes the driver's keys and sits in the driver's seat. was found shot multiple times while in his cruiser at Main and Vassar streets.xml 175 http://www." the man says before forcing the victim to drive to another location where they pick up a second man.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.174 National news later reports. from where he calls authorities with details. the city of Boston. a Mercedes SUV at 816 Memorial Drive in Cambridge.bostonglobe. before going to a gas station.173 11 pm: The SUV driver manages to escape the carjackers.m.. of Somerville.bostonglobe.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main. 26.36 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM a firearm and says.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe. Massachusetts. is shot dead on the school's Cambridge." He then shows the driver that his gun is loaded. They go to an ATM machine.bostonglobe. while the kidnapped man moves to the passenger seat. This meant that some residents were cut off from essential supplies.gde_2659304_member_234701350 173 http://www.cnn.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index. and he and the driver begin talking in a foreign language.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe. gets to a gas station a few blocks away. Here is a photo of a police officer delivering milk to a family with small children.html http://www. that the car jacking had occurred at the gas station.html 171 http://www.com/police-heroes/articles/6204718-Photo-Cop-delivering-milk-to-family-onBoston-lockdown-becomes-sensation/?goback=. and in some cases the police helped them resolve their issues. and engaging in battles with the police.

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

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

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

to exercise caution and attempt to verify information through appropriate official channels before reporting. according to a CNN tally. 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. 17 critical.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/4/15/ boston_marathon_expl.192 12.190 we were told that the 3rd dead is a Chinese citizen.20 am: CNN says injured total is up to 183. particularly at this early stage of the investigation. a suspect has been identified and arrested.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article.asp?a=2817&z=48 190 The word “live” has become meaningless on TV news. at least 17 of whom were critically injured.fbi.usatoday.scribd.m. This turned out to be another bogus story. and the injured count is up to 183.191 1. including some who had injuries described as “limb threatening. separated by a few hours.40 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM we ask the media. 189 1.Boston officials update victims numbers to 3 dead. 176 injured. 195 11:30 a.194 12.188 Press release 1. 2013  9 pm (8 pm my time) on Piers Morgan live. At least 8 children were being treated at hospitals.baynews9.m. There have been vigils all over the Boston area on April-16 evening.com/2013/04/16/device-at-boston-marathon-was-in-metal-pressure-cooker/ 196 http://usnews. NBC reports there were 103 patients from the blasts still being treated at six Boston hospitals. 10 a.30 am Officials say bomb squad investigators were called in to the central terminal of La Guardia International Airport.com/story/news/2013/04/16/obama-boston-marathon-bombing-remarks/2087565/ 193 Ed Davis = Boston Police Commissioner 194 http://www.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .nbcnews.emergencyemail.04 noon W-QAD says Boston-area hospitals have discharged at least 51 of the at least 174 people wounded in Monday’s attack. in NYC.45 pm CNN says that thanks to 2 independent videos. when they show the exact same show.html 195 http://wqad. and both are called “live.html 192 http://www.12 pm USA Today says we are up to 170 injured.   2013 April 16.org/newsemergency/anmviewer.” 191 http://www.”196 10.kmov. .197 which was evacuated after authorities discovered a suspicious package in the terminal.56 AP/CBS quote Ed Davis193 saying there were 176 casualties at hospitals.198 188 https://www.gov/news/updates-on-investigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston/updates-oninvestigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston 189 http://www.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.com/news/national/Boston-Marathon-bombings-Person-of-interests-apartmentsearched-203184581.

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

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

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

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

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

— The elite men and other top male runners — a wave of 3.242 9:17 a.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite http://www.236    Time Line prior to any known trouble (3 May 05) 2013 April 15        12:10 p.scribd.mlive. toward the Boston Marathon finish line.42 pm approx: Tamerlan Tsarnaev begins walking toward the finish line again.html 241 http://usnews.238 10:10 a.46 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM o Approximately 10 seconds later. — Kenyan Rita Jeptoo crosses the finish line as the women’s winn er.m.com/news/bay-city/index.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite 46 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.239 10:20 a. — Fifty-three wheelchair competitors start the 26.. wearing a knapsack on his back.cnn. Her winning time was 2 hours.nbcnews.241 9:32 a. 2.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013.000 runners leaves in two waves.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite http://www.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013.m. 25 seconds.cnn.2-mile race. He still has his knapsack.m.m.237 11:58 a.240 10 a.233 2.html 240 http://www. — The remainder of the field of about 24.-10:40 a.html 243 http://usnews. — Fifty-one elite women runners set off. the thoroughfare where the finish line is located. Wave two leaves.000 — begin their race. as there is with his brother Dzhokhar.234 It does not appear from the info provided so far. an explosion occurs in the location where Dzhokhar Tsarnaev had placed his knapsack. on their way to the finish line at Boston’s Copley Square.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index.com/news/bay-city/index.235 2. — Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia finishes to become the men’s winner.m.html http://www.nbcnews.cnn.mlive.com/news/bay-city/index.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are caught on camera turning onto Boylston Street. It's about a block from the first explosion. Tamerlan Tsarnaev in front of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013.com/news/bay-city/index.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite 238 http://usnews. 10 minutes. His winning time was 2 hours.html http://www.mlive.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index.nbcnews.html 242 http://usnews.m.m.38 pm: roughly 11 minutes prior to the first blast.cnn.nbcnews. that there is the same smoking gun video evidence of him planting a bomb. The pair walks east. site of second explosion.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index.mlive.41 pm approx: Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are seen on camera standing about a half-block from Forum restaurant.html 235 http://www.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013. 243 233 234 http://www.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite 239 http://usnews.cnn.m.html 236 http://www.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite http://www. 22 seconds. 26 minutes.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index.html 237 http://usnews.

a disclosure that deepens the mystery around the Tsarnaev family and marks the first time American authorities have acknowledged that Zubeidat Tsarnaeva was under investigation before the tragedy.47  Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 9 am. many other perpetrators are both stupid.  College chums heard something about bomb making. and think they are clever. has got to have a chilling effect on copy cats. in the memory of 26 who died at Newtown. but did they do anything about it?  Fanatic was kicked out of the Mosque. http://usnews. The Boston Marathon had 26 seconds of silence at the start of the 26 mile Marathon. It has been 12 years.  9/11 showed a problem with security and intelligence agencies data stove piped. U. The Boston bombing could have been avoided had there been better information sharing. The record speed with which US law enforcement authorities identified the suspects. None of this info came to them either.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite 245 See laptop chapter.245 Kadyrbayev told investigators that Tsarnaev "appeared to have given himself a short haircut" two days after the bombings. had been added to a federal terrorism database about 18 months before the April 15 attack -. There are all kinds of data sharing organizations. He was given a list of clues like the ones listed below.scribd. and asked if any of them reached that effort. None of them. and made sure they are no longer at large and a threat.foxnews. See Black Powder chapter. officials said the bombing suspects' mother. but did they alert authorities? 244 Rachael Maddow on MSNBC. Although these two were caught because they were stupid. 246 http://www. In a Congressional hearing. Zubeidat Tsarnaeva. the Boston Police Commissioner was asked about info flowing to the Joint Terrorism Task Force.S. which seems impossible given how the world and Washington DC are both divided? Plus DC leaders seem to be in agreement on current policies of US warring against people in many nations.244 About a month before the marathon attack.246 What could have been done differently to avoid this? (3 May 11) Can anything be done differently to avoid this happening again. The head of the Massachusetts State Police Emergency Management and Fusion Center was asked the same questions. or fixing foreign policy. but did they warn authorities?  Conversion to fanaticism was observed by many family members. other than having a police state which we do not want. Tsarnaev had told Kadyrbayev and Tazhayakov "that he knew how to make a bomb.com/us/2013/04/27/fbi-searches-landfill-near-umass-dartmouth-in-bostonbombing-probe/ 47 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac ." according to an FBI affidavit recounting the charges. and that has not yet been fixed.nbcnews.

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

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

bostonglobe. 2012. killing 14 people….dodlive.com/russia-asked-fbi-investigate-boston-bomb-suspect-2011182116158. the FBI investigated and interviewed Tamerlan and family members.yahoo. This was out of Russian concern he had embraced radical Islam and was going to travel to Russia to join underground groups.html. From the USAF ethics blog. domestic or foreign.craigmurray. to match air travelers with people on lists of those considered suspicious. It is unclear what he did while in Russia or whether he traveled elsewhere during that period. The Russians – what could they know and share? (3 May 10) In 2011. 2012 for Moscow and returned to the United States on July 17.hstoday. terrorists attacked seven marathons around the world.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .252 If people like the brothers. 1994. http://www. how did he slip through their fingers?254 Perhaps Russia does not have the ping system the US has.org.google. Tsarnaev flew to Russia the following year.html 50 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. based on Russian information that he was a follower of “radical Islam” who he had changed drastically._ylt=AwrNUbJZVHRRZUEA3c7_wgt. “The FBI did not find any terrorism activity. In response. History of similar earlier attacks (3 Apr 19) Terrorists have attacked seven marathons since 1994. wanted to inflict maximum damage. they would use the weather services to find out when a nasty storm will arrive in some community. then plan their attack to coincide with that.mil/2013/04/19/terrorists-have-attacked-seven-marathons-worldwidesince-1994/ 256 http://www. asked the FBI for information about Tamerlan Tsarnaev.” 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.” the bureau said. If the Russians thought he was a threat. QUOTE255 The National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) reports in Homeland Security Today256 that “Since Nov.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/story. 253 That info was given to Russia in the summer of 2011.50 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. and take down the local infrastructure.uk/archives/2013/04/the-official-tsarnaev-story-makes-no-sense/ 255 http://afgeneralcounsel.html 254 http://www.us/industry-news/general/single-article/marathons-globally-have-been-targets-ofterrorism-incendiary-devices-most-common-terror-weapon-in-us-datashows/991453282ae4ccc78442b35c2d8a7e2b. and they had a better understanding of civilization. Official records show he left New York's JFK airport on January 12.scribd.com/folderview?id=0B9euafJH4bZMTA0YTM0YzktNTI0YS00NjVhLTg5NTItY2RiZjhiM2MzODkw&usp=sharing 253 http://news. Russia's Federal Security Service. or FSB.

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

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

yahoo.272 June 13.html.bostonglobe.bostonglobe. 2013: On Martin Luther King day.” and said he was contaminating people’s minds.html 271 http://thelede.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. 2013: Monday explosions._ylt=AwrNUbJZVHRRZUEA3c7_wgt.yahoo. kill three.bostonglobe.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. He attends naturalization ceremony at TD Banknorth Garden in Boston. Tsarnaev’s earlier outburst had come in November.html 274 http://news. 273 http://www. This was the second time that he had made an unpopular outburst.273 Jan 12.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.53 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Apr-15 Boston Bombed (3 Apr 22 C) April 15.274 Jan 2012: Dzhokhar visits Dagestan.270 Before doing so. celebrating the birthday of this American hero.com/2013/04/20/dzhokhar-tsarnaevs-jahar-twitter-account-promptsscrutiny/ 272 http://news. 2012: Mother Zubeidat Tsarnaev is arrested for alleged shoplifting at Lord and Taylor’s in Boston. injure almost 200.html 53 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.269 The speaker was giving a sermon. Sep 11._ylt=AwrNUbJZVHRRZUEA3c7_wgt.bostonglobe.com/russia-asked-fbi-investigate-boston-bomb-suspect-2011182116158.html.com/metro/2013/04/21/marathon-bombing-suspect-outbursts-had-disturbedcambridge-mosque-goers/LkZnWkXgaRZcMDUdE6V9jM/story.blogs.268 Jan 15.com/russia-asked-fbi-investigate-boston-bomb-suspect-2011182116158.275 268 http://www.bostonglobe.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 2012: Tamerlan flies from NYC JFK airport to Moscow Russia. 2012: Dzhokhar (the younger brother) becomes a US citizen.nytimes. 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. The congregation then said. and was a hypocrite. 2012: Tamerlan returns to USA.html 269 http://www.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. which got him evicted from a religious gathering. Tamerlan Tsarnaev was kicked out of a Cambridge mosque for causing a disturbance.scribd. ‘You are the hypocrite. at the Boston Marathon. Tamerlan “You are a kafir [an unbeliever].” 271 July 17.’ The congregation shouted him out of the mosque.html 270 http://www. in which he compared Martin Luther King Jr to the prophet Mohammed. 275 http://www.

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

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

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

There have been amputations of arms + legs. BWH remains in lockdown mode until further notice. the BMC Family Assistance Center phone number is 617. Our Trauma Activation Protocol was activated at 4 PM. I e-mailed to check up on him. this is purely a precautionary measure. Count of injured might not include them.414.org/online/emergency/default. This means that no visitors will be allowed into the hospital until further notice. His daughter works at Mass General. Again.nytimes.30 pm on Apr 15. o Out of an abundance of caution.org/ 57 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Brigham and Women’s Hospital web site posted:309 o BWH is treating about 20 patients who were injured in the explosions this afternoon.childrenshospital.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.6030.bmc. o Hospitals. and we expect it will be deactivated One of my e-mail pals is Mark Weisz. then released.org/ 309 http://www. Boston Medical Center web site posted:308 o If your loved was injured at the Copley incident and is being treated at BMC. Type of shrapnel appears to be:304  Ball Bearings305  BB gun pellets  Glass shards306 The American Red Cross is involved.com/story/news/nation/2013/04/15/explosions-finish-line-bostonmarathon/2085193/ https://www. 307 http://www. Medical Details (3 Apr 17) On the first day:307  On Apr 15.  As of 7.html?smid=go-share&_r=0 308 http://www.brighamandwomens. some blown off at the scene. If you are trying to locate a loved one.57   Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Tufts Medical Center303 I do not have complete list. or from the a itself.aspx 310 http://www. who lives in the Boston area.wikipedia.org/ https://en. including BWH.com/2013/04/17/us/physical-legacy-of-bomb-blasts-could-be-cruel-for-bostonmarathon-victims.scribd.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .usatoday.tuftsmedicalcenter. which has organized a hotline. will be reporting information to the city of Boston. but was on vacation in Florida when this crisis erupted. please call this hotline at 617-635-4500.54 pm on Apr 15.  As of 5. 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. 303 http://www. Many people were treated.

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

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

How complicated were these explosives? What skills would have been needed to make them? Who has those skills? (Potentially millions of people. Clues (3 Apr 18 B) The police will have access to video of the scenes. but the authorities label these stories as fictional. There 316 317 CNN. the data can be searched using key words associated with times.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 4. including noting precise location of where this stuff was discovered. How similar are these bombs to those used in past attacks. One may already exist due to the marathon. MSNBC. 316 1. There will be a case management system. Teams collect whatever pieces of evidence they can get from what exploded. MO of similar past bombings. and at ingredients retailing. so as bits of information are reported. and other devices not exploded.com/2013/04/18/the-bureau-vs-the-bomber/ 60 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Joint Operations Command (JOC) gets setup. There will be video from stores where bomb ingredients purchased. with clues as to the nature of the explosion. Many of those customers may be innocent. 13. such as bomb residue to the FBI Bomb lab in Quantico Virginia. trying to nail down what process the investigation will probably go through.scribd. and when found. This evidence will be examined for DNA. 7. Develop a bomb-signature. back track ingredients. 8. 5. All agencies which are involved. witnesses. how far it traveled. names. 9. 2. http://swampland. Thousands of interviews with the injured.time. the shrapnel. finger-prints. 12.60 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. Some evidence goes to specialized forensics places. 14. There will be video of the places where the bombs went off. That video will be collected from before those events. places. Follow trails of all evidence uncovered. 6. The injuries tell a story. and secondary devices found. Authorities will be looking for faces which show up both at bomb site. Fox. 3. clues. Many of those people may be innocent. Lots of news media have reported about unexploded secondary devices . where the explosions occurred. but may need to move to larger quarters. will have representatives there. people who call the tip lines. to see faces of people who went to where the bombs later discovered. like Unibomber and front lines of US foreign wars? That can be a clue to organizations involved with whoever made the bombs. and where they were found.317 which may help them figure out how the bombs got there.) 11. What is known about these bombs that are unique enough to match up with what is known about other bombs? 10.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

or some ethnic group.scribd. You are biased. or a shopping mall. Some were political. He did not think the development of the airline industry was in the best interests of American values. they spewed lots of nonsense into the coffers of conspiracy theorists. So while Piers Morgan’s guests were unable to definitively answer his questions. he thought he was attacking a Muslim. than any other event. or the US no longer being what they think it should be. and he had other beliefs even more difficult to figure out where he was coming from. April 16 nite he was demanding answers to questions which I think are totally premature to ask. The targets were not government buildings.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . In the Gun Control debate he seems to go out of his way to insult people. Look at mass shootings. one red neck used a pickup truck to run down a Sikh woman. But the attackers could have made the same kinds of ignorant mistakes. Lone wolves can be insane. 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. He had various people on the show. someone said. different skin colors. There have been many attacks against Olympics. Jihadists don’t have any set pattern either. and he thought they were responsible for 9/11. or whoever they think are responsible for attacks on the US. non-whites. They were non-political. There are radical groups on the right and the left. Crimes to charge the culprit (3 Apr 22 B)    71 Bombing public places. like run by the KKK mentality. The target really has more in common with the Olympics. anti-Zionists. Conspiracy and Material Support (with brother). Most people know the Sikh are among the most non-violent philosophies in the world. You are ignorant. theater. so it can’t be the radical right. After 9/11 there has been a humongous rise in lone wolf attacks against targets the attackers think are Muslims. Why did he do this? Well he could not tell the difference between different religious clothing. and they were making a lot of factual errors. Look at the Unibomber.71 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Piers Morgan on CNN sometimes seems to be disconnected from reality. Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Those characters just wanted to hurt a school. For example. trying to match up patterns of possible bomber motivations with apparent targets. The target was Americans. The target was an international event with people from approx 100 different nations. and designed to fuel more conspiracy theories. Car-jacking (the SUV).

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

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

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

huffingtonpost. would stock market do same thing. after the fake Twitter posting.html 368 75 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. landmark . from 14. There is another solution that Congress may some day be tempted to impose. or b) it is fed up with Flash Crashes. and my answers to your questions: (a) If true. Another attack can send some people over an edge.org/wiki/2010_Flash_Crash http://www.uk/Article40005.697 to 14. advising ordinary working families how to save safely for retirement. and moved to a new career.would cause tremendous worry of another economic slowdown.co.html 370 http://www. https://en. Al Mac = Alister William Macintyre My brother in law.wikipedia. David. things have gotten worse.scribd.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. and then quickly recovered.economicpopulist.wikipedia. The problem is stock market instability.com/business/index.html http://www. and bad recession.com/2013/04/23/twitter-flash-crash_n_3141311. and which already is being legislated in Europe .com/business/index. except stay down? Yes 367 https://en. He replied: The following are my opinions.a small tax on each buy and sell transaction on Wall Street. If anything. Congress will not be tempted to take this route unless a) it is desperate for revenue. Nothing has changed since the May 6.particularly the White House .ssf/2013/04/how_did_a_fake_tweet_about_a_b.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .html confusion Huffington Post370 Don’t blame Twitter. Any attack on a prominent U.cleveland. Cleveland Plain Dealer369 The false tweet went out shortly after 1 p.554.org/wiki/AP_Tweet_Flash_Crash_of_2013 Economic Populist368 The same flash crash hit all major US stock markets. The Dow fell 143 points. Speculative activity has dried up 85% in Europe where such a tax is levied. and briefly sent the Dow Jones industrial average sharply lower.m. Boston put us on pins and needles. used to work as a stock broker until he got disgusted with the shenanigans there.cleveland.S.org/content/another-flash-crash-hits-wall-street 369 http://www.and particularly if the president were injured .marketoracle.ssf/2013/04/hackers_compromise_ap_twitter. What is a Flash Crash? http://www. 2010 Flash Crash which wiped out over 1.000 Dow points in 20 minutes.

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

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

scribd.co. at which time they kept mum on what they found. So here’s what I know so far about this.bostonglobe.com/metro/2013/04/15/jfk-library-evacuated-after-explosion-fire-polie-probepossible-link-marathon-blast/4gQintGxnUv8he2Ul8THLI/story.bbc. JFK Library (3 Apr 16) This is really a footnote to the Boston Bombing.376 or what led them to the landfill.nationalterroralert. There was an incident at the JFK Library and Museum. who lived off-campus.html 373 http://www. 377 They 371 372 http://www. Then other media copied the misleading info.uk/news/magazine-22191029 http://www. only that nothing explosive was found. 78 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.html 376 http://www.372 then those people get targeted by vigilantes.thedailybeast. told his dorm-mates and friends.voanews. he was not planning to return.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. 371 they get shared on the internet. “Unanswered Questions”. We have not yet been told what caused the fire.375 unrelated to the twin bombings. but we still don’t know what led them to the activities of the 3 friends. Large numbers of people have photographs from events like the Boston Marathon.html 375 http://www.com/articles/2013/04/18/how-the-internet-accused-a-high-school-student-ofterrorism.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.374 initially reported as a 3rd bomb blast. offering to them to help themselves to any of his possessions.373 7 miles from the twin bombings.jfklibrary.com/content/live-updates-boston-marathon-explosions/1641943. and sometimes abused to label innocent people as suspects. “Perfect Crime”. but later determined to have been an ordinary fire.foxnews. Laptop (3 May 04) May-1.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . contrary to earlier news media misinformation.washingtonpost. the FBI came out with charges against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev 3 friends who had disposed of some of his stuff into garbage which ended up in the landfill which got searched by the authorities for 2 days. but a lot of news media made it a centerpiece of many stories which turned out to have a lot of misleading information. Boston Bomber suspect (now in custody) Dzhokhar Tsarnaev returned to his dorm after the bombing.com/2013/04/27/fbi-searches-landfill-near-umass-dartmouth-in-bostonbombing-probe/ http://www. Internet Hoaxes (3 Apr 23) Also see related chapters: = “Conspiracy Theories”. without the corrections. which had got the story from Associated Press.org/ 374 http://www. Now we know some of what they found.com/blogs/early-lead/wp/2013/04/15/explosions-at-boston-marathon-finishline/#liveblog-entry-11444 http://www. and about 90 minutes later.

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

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

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

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

389 Background info on Ricin.391 Later he was exonerated and a second Mississippi suspect got arrested.guardian. without whom there would have been a heck of a lot more deaths.” said a statement from Caucasus Emirate militants operating in Dagestan. distancing itself from the Boston bombings. about tests finding Ricin.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . "to see a wrong and not expose it. 392 Both letters.  Letter to President Obama.com/story/news/nation/2013/05/02/ricin-suspect-hearing/2128851/ 83 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.scribd. which is responsible not only for the occupation of the Caucasus but for monstrous crimes against Muslims.scribd.com/_news/2013/04/17/17794663-feds-arrest-suspect-in-ricin-positive-letterssent-to-obama-senator?lite 392 http://www. 2013 out of Memphis. I have now seen reports on 2 letters to Washington DC leaders. 387 A group leading an Islamist insurgency against Russia said April-21 that it was not at war with the United States. only to be shown to be totally bogus report.gov/news/pressrel/press-releases/update-fbi-response-to-reports-of-suspicious-lettersreceived-at-mail-facilities 390 http://www. The New York Daily News doctored a gruesome picture to avoid showing the horrible detail on the front page. “We are fighting with Russia. 386 387 http://www. FBI April 18 update. is to become a silent partner to its continuance.uk/media/greenslade/2013/apr/18/colin-myler-boston-marathon-explosions CNN 388 http://bangordailynews.393 because the news media has on multiple occasions claimed that a suspect has been arrested in the Boston Bombing case.usatoday. suspected of containing Ricin.  Letter to Senator Roger E.388 Ricin Count (3 May 05) As of April-17 mid day. Tenn." I awaited official confirmation.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.390 The news media claims that a Mississippi suspect has been arrested in this case.com/2013/04/21/news/nation/boston-police-commissioner-believes-suspectsplanned-other-bombings/?ref=latest 389 https://www.co.com/doc/136745814/Dangerous-ricin 391 http://usnews.. included an identical phrase.nbcnews. Responsibility Denied (3 Apr 22 B) Pakistani Taliban have made a claim of them NOT being responsible for this event.fbi. postmarked April 8.386 This led to criticism about their editorial choices.Wicker ® Mississippi.

or if it is a third.nbcnews.398 393 https://www.asp?a=2815&z=29 396 http://www. to Obama.394 Ricin to President Obama (3 Apr 17) A letter.com/_news/2013/04/30/17988944-feds-ricin-traces-found-in-martial-arts-studiolinked-to-suspect?lite 395 http://www. was to Senator Wicker.fbi.abajournal. so we hear about things in a different sequence than they actually are happening. We do not yet know if they arrived about the same day. when there is reference to ANOTHER letter being intercepted.395 It has been quarantined by the US Secret Service.usatoday. The second one that I read about.npr.gov/jackson/press-releases/2013/mississippi-resident-charged-with-sending-threateningcommunications-to-president-others 394 http://www. Mississippi. with respect to the letter to Senator Wicker. George Lucas Dutschke is suspect # 2.397 Holland. Ricin to Judge Sadie Holland of Lee County Mississippi (3 May 05) Judge Sadie Holland.com/news/article/judge_also_received_letter_with_possible_ricin_a_suspect_is_arre sted/ 84 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. and a joint investigation has begun with the FBI. has been intercepted.396 We don’t yet know if this refers to the first field test or a later lab detail test. an Elvis impersonator. Sometimes the news of one event is slower to come out. believed to be contaminated with Ricin. He was not released as soon as there was evidence pointing at a second person. which was explained in Rachael Maddow on MSNBC.84 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Paul Kevin Curtis.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/04/17/177605311/second-suspicious-letter-found-was-sentto-obama?ft=1&f=1003 397 http://baltimore.emergencyemail. Now it is time that someone must die. but later exonerated. It sounds like he may have been framed. ‘I tried to talk to you and you would not listen. on April-17 was addressed to President Obama.com/2013/05/01/tests-link-deadly-ricin-to-obama-letter-suspect/ 398 http://www.cbslocal.scribd. In reports about ONE of the letters. arrested & evidence against him evaluated by a grand jury.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .org/newsemergency/anmviewer. was arrested. 80. said she opened the envelope on April 10. of Corinth. The first one that I heard about April-16. The FBI reports that this letter.nbcnews. we don’t know if it is the other one we already k now about. because the authorities thought they might be conspirators. “It just said something to the effect. has tested positive for Ricin.’ ” Holland told the Clarion Ledger. received one of those ricin-laced letters.com/_news/2013/05/02/18022537-suspect-held-without-bail-as-judge-sends-ricinletters-case-to-grand-jury?lite http://usnews. 45.com/story/news/nation/2013/05/02/ricin-suspect-hearing/2128851/ http://usnews.

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


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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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


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

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

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



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

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

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

418 and other places. 417 Comments there seem to indicate that the explosion was not where the “package” is shown. were untrue. that we never know what to believe. to Scribd.scribd.  Sidney Australia Marathon.co.0.com/item/ahZzfmJyZWFraW5nbmV3cy13d3ctaHJkcg0LEgRTZWVkGM6qvQ 4M/2013/04/15/boston-hospitals-report-more-than-100-being-treated-after-marathon-exp http://www. on a daily basis.bbc.uk/news/world-22161572 http://www.com/news/chi-boston-marathon-explosion-20130415.breakingnews. including: 420  London UK Marathon.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .  Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon. bogus. after uploading first edition of these notes. Multiple events are reviewing their security in the wake of this event. including:419  Boston Symphony Orchestra concert that night.com/item/ahZzfmJyZWFraW5nbmV3cy13d3ctaHJkcg0LEgRTZWVkGM6qvQ 4M/2013/04/15/boston-hospitals-report-more-than-100-being-treated-after-marathon-exp 420 http://www.scribd.421 417 418 http://riehlworldview.com/story/news/nation/2013/04/15/explosions-finish-line-bostonmarathon/2085193/ 93 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com/?p=28983 http://www.businessweek.chicagotribune. The volume of stories. A few news media talking heads are speculating how come that happens.breakingnews. but so far they all seem clueless. that many major “news” from the same day.  US Senate Immigration legislation announcement. I saw on CNN that the lid of a pressure cooker had been found on a rooftop of a building near the Boston explosion. This info came out Apr 16. from the news media.co. but I did not have the link until Apr 17.com/news/2013-04-15/oklahoma-city-memorial-marathon-to-review-securityafter-boston 421 http://www. Several events were cancelled. and from previous days.641755.93 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Synopsis known day-4 Apr-18 (3 Apr 18) We continue to hear. Synopsis known third day Apr-17 (3 Apr 20) Here are photos before and after one of the sites where a bomb went off. later found to be untrue. The FAA is temporarily restricting flights over Boston. or postponed. is so overwhelming. 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.story?page=2 http://tvnz.usatoday.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac 419 http://www.nz/world-news/three-dead-over-100-injured-in-boston-marathon-blasts-5407558 http://www. or seriously mistaken.

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

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

425 50-100 yards distant from each other. early on. 1-3 hours after the front runners had crossed the finish line. as reported via Wikipedia. 96 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. news accounts have widely different depictions of the scale of the blasts. we will get a better story. 425 As usual.com/article/2013/04/15/live-blog-boston-marathon-explosions 429 https://en.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . they got some of their own people. or the shrapnel. so whatever the attacker’s motives. I believe small. The windows of nearby buildings were blown out. until more can be known. especially those planning similar events. Due to uncertainty about additional attacks.000 (?) first responders in vicinity of the end of the race. 426 Different news media gave different versions of that relative reality. had ground stops. have been advised to stay indoors for the time being.641755.429 People. quoted by the media.426 and 10-20 seconds apart. I imagine in time we will have more specific info.424 there were two small explosions. Two unexploded devices were found. in the area. There were 1.0. so triage for the bmb survivors was rapid.com/2013/04/15/breaking-news-explosion-at-boston-marathon-finish-line/ http://www. http://www.wsj. say there were a lot of lower extremity injuries.  Security increased for lots of transportation.com/article/2013/04/15/live-blog-boston-marathon-explosions 428 http://www. The general public has not yet been told where they were found.nationalterroralert.chicagotribune.  Airports. 427 http://www.com/article/SB10001424127887323346304578424950102614148.usatoday.96 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM media had left.427 It is too soon to know if that was thanks to the bomb blasts. just like in 9/11.com/story/news/nation/2013/04/15/explosions-finish-line-boston-marathon/2085193/ 424 Different news media estimates.org/wiki/2013_Boston_Marathon_bombings 430 Amtrak = US city to city passenger rail transportation system. 428 The police performed a controlled explosion on at least one of them. near the end of the race.html http://www. 430  There were evacuations of buildings similar to the JFK library. which I am guessing is the one at the 600 block of Boylston street. where news coverage did not yet have a time line. because of the low number of deaths compared to other bombings. In time. Witnesses to the injured. to serve expected needs of the runners. there were precautions.hlntv.com/news/chi-boston-marathon-explosion-20130415. such as Amtrak. The Boston Marathon attracts world wide contestants from all walks of life.scribd. although HLN is reporting that one was at the Mandarin Oriental hotel and another at an undisclosed location. We were fortunate the blasts were not more powerful.story http://online.  Security was increased at many institutions around the world.hlntv.wikipedia. in the Boston area.

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

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

Residents With Questions: Call the Mayor's Hotline at 617-635-4500. Submit info via email: Boston@ic.m. CO. 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. April 22. 2:50 p. They will be available 9AM-5PM from 4/22-4/26.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Submit info to FBI website. TIPS for Investigation: Call 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324) & choose prompt #3.fbi. regarding FEMA info about major incidents in America.gov. CA. NM. 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.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. EDT. 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.scribd. AZ Earthquake Activity: No significant U.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.  201304022 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. April 15.S activity. 2013 attached. M 6. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Monday.

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Saturday. Submit info via Email: Boston@ic. 2013  201304020 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. academia.scribd. 176 injured/hospitalized State/Local Response: • MA EOC returned to normal operations • Shelter in place lifted for Boston & 6 communities ▲ Schools and colleges are reopened or will reopen today • Transportation systems are operational.fbi. 100 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Submit info to FBI website. I see:     Suspects status.gov. maritime restrictions were lifted FEMA Response: • On April 17. Gov services update. Police officer killed. transportation.pdf Comparing what FEMA said April-19 morning with their earlier version. TIPS for Investigation: Call 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324) & choose prompt #3. April 20. to identify any new or corrected info. regarding FEMA info about major incidents in America. Residents With Questions: Call the Mayor's Hotline at 617-635-4500.100 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.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 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. Lockdown impact on residents. 4/15 Marathon Incident Press Release: Full City of Boston response to Boston Marathon tragedy [link] 4/15 Marathon Incident Map: Latest crime scene perimeter [link] FEMA Apr-20 (3 Apr 22 C) See within official sources for earlier days.

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

Please be patient and use common sense. to identify any new or corrected info. City of Boston Employees: Beginning at 2:30 this afternoon. Trial Court Courthouses & Offices in Cambridge. Brighton. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Friday. Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Submit info to FBI website. supervisors are free to allow employees to leave work unless those employees are involved in today’s emergency operations. are cancelled. including Acceleration Academies. 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. they are encouraged to stay home.pdf Comparing what FEMA said April-19 morning with their earlier version. Boston Public Schools: All activities. and Cambridge: Citywide "shelter-in-place" is advised as this investigation unfolds. 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. Watertown. 2013  201304019 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. I see:  102 Suspects update. April 19.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . More updates here.gov. employees who are at work are free to commute home per MEMA. Newton & Waltham: Temporarily closed until further notice. Boston City Hall: Closed for remainder of the day 4/19. the city's emergency notification system [link] TIPS for Investigation: Call 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324) & choose prompt #3. BCYF: All programs and activities at all BCYF facilities are suspended today 4/19. Newton. Via Email: Boston@ic.scribd. they are encouraged to stay home. Emergency Notifications: Sign up for ALERTBoston. Please understand we have an armed and dangerous person(s) still at large and police actively pursuing every lead in this active emergency event. When they get home. When they get home. For Those at Work: While the “shelter-in-place” designation remains. regarding FEMA info about major incidents in America. Belmont. Emergencies: Dial 911 Residents With Questions: Call the Mayor's Hotline at 617-635-4500.102  Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Residents in Boston.fbi. We will continue to update the public with more information as it becomes available. Avoid congregating in large crowds until this person(s) are apprehended.

day shift only Fertilizer Plant Explosion – West. 2013 Boston page included photos from FBI of suspects. • Two explosions occurred near the finish line of Boston Marathon • 3 confirmed fatalities. asking the general public for help in identifying them. MA West Fertilizer Plant Explosion – West. Significant Events: Severe Weather/Flooding – Midwest Boston Marathon Explosions – Boston. 176 injured/hospitalized • Blast zone remains closed to pedestrian & vehicular traffic State/Local Response: • MA EOC remains Partially Activated at Monitoring • MA National Guard remains on site with 2 Civil Support Teams • FAA temporary flight restrictions continue ▲ MBTA shut down. I copy paste particulars of greatest interest to me.2 – Kuril’sk. Earthquake Activity: M 7. assisted by Boston JTTF.scribd.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .S.103   Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Lockdown transportation & academia.Middle Mississippi Valley Red Flag Warnings: CA & TX. in Indiana-Illinois area. Mid-Atlantic into Florida Flash flooding possible. TX H7N9 Avian Influenza Update Midwest Spring Flood Season ‘13 Update Significant Weather: Slight risk of severe thunderstorms – Mid-Atlantic Heavy rain & thunderstorms – Eastern U. personal authorized to telework today ▲ Amtrak service in and out of Boston has been cancelled ▲ Schools and colleges are also shut down Federal Response: • On April 17. Russia April 15. TX 103 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. 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. Emergency declaration. Rain / high elevation snow – Pacific Northwest into Great Basin Heavy rainfall & risk of severe thunderstorms – Northeast.

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. 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.scribd. limited human-to-human transmission • 15 (+1) US residents with respiratory illness who recently traveled to China were tested.04 am) 440 News Releases April 18.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . FDA and other vaccine manufacturers to develop. H7N9 Avian Influenza A – China April 18.104 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM I copy-pasted that info to my Gas Boom notes.gov/disaster/3362 http://content. 13 were negative. 2013 President Declares Emergency for Massachusetts April 18.com/bulletins/gd/USDHSFEMA-76f487 104 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. 2013 (1.govdelivery. 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.fema. 2013: • 87 (+49) confirmed human cases across 6 provinces • 17 (+7) fatalities • 4 clusters of possible.


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

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

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

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

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

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



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

April 16. 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. carefully. there are no known additional threats.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Someone knows who did this.html https://www. Already.justice. Someone who appeared to be carrying an unusually heavy.scribd. Cooperation from the community will play a crucial role is this investigation. April 16. Importantly. We are particularly interested in reviewing video footage captured by bystanders with cell phones or personal cameras near either of the blasts. coworker. However. They began canvassing sources. We are asking anyone who may have heard someone speak about the marathon or the date of April 15 in any way that indicated he or she may target the event to call us.gov/opa/pr/2013/April/13-ag-436. reviewing government and public source databases.000 law enforcement officers across many agencies—have been assigned to this investigation via the command post. Suspicious interest in researching how to create explosive device. or relative. We ask that businesses review and preserve surveillance video and other business records in their original form. The citizens of Massachusetts and the city of Boston 449 450 http://www. 2013 (a. . 2013 449 The FBI has set up a tip line – at 1-800-CALL-FBI – for anyone who has information. many of which have already been reviewed.000 tips as of noon today. which could take some time.fbi. The noise of explosions in remote areas prior to yesterday which may have been used as tests by those responsible. neighbor.Statement by Attorney General Holder. images. In an investigation of this nature.109 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM their own. We are doing this methodically. We continue to interview various witnesses and process the crime scene.Remarks by Boston Special Agent in Charge.) 450 This remains a very active investigation.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. including Boston PD and Mass State Police—more than 1. and vetted.m. analyzed. or details relating to yesterday’s explosions along the Boston Marathon route. the FBI has received more than 2. no detail is too small. . yet with a sense of urgency. the person who did this is someone’s friend. and conducting interviews with eyewitnesses and others to determine who is responsible for this crime. 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.

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

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

has learned something since 9/11. and trained in how to deal with a crisis. supplied non-FEMA equipment to Boston law enforcement • US&R LNOs deployed to MA EOC • NRCC not activated ▲ NWC returned to Normal Operations at 5:00 p. and some other disasters. Official sources day two (3 Apr 16) I consider information from the authorities to have a different level of reliability than information from the news media. After 9/11.scribd. so American leadership. EDT ▲ MA National Guard remains on site with 2 Civil Support Teams ▲ All shelters have closed (MEMA) ▲ NJ and MD EOCs returned to normal operations. storm front. monitoring only) in response to Explosions. 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 2.112 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM ▲ MA EOC returned to Level III (Partial Activation) at 7:00 a.FEMA: ▲ Region I RRCC transitioned to Level III (Virtual RRCC continues) • LNOs deployed to MA EOC ▲ Region I IMAT returned to Portsmouth.m. or in helping with their future reelection. so I am organizing that via a separate chapter from news media sources. by no means all. New Hampshire JFO ▲ US&R MA-TF1 available for deployment. Federal Response . it is pretty obvious that the authorities are competent. Indianapolis Fairgrounds.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. There have been multiple press briefings & statements by:    Local/state/federal authorities Medical facilities Political leaders I have seen some of them. 112 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.m. In this disaster. the authorities were more interested in calming the public. in some locations.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . than in understanding what the hell happened. TN EOC remains activated at Level IV (Localized Emergency/Enhanced.

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

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

but are ethnically Chechen. and blogs. shared Attorney General Eric Holder’s st atement on the attack.lawfareblog. The two bombing suspects reportedly lived for a time in the latter. Other parts of the nation also have weather-related problems. UNQUOTE Media sources Apr-19 day-5 (3 Apr 22) Lawfare has collected twitter feeds from Boston. As Friday’s events unfolded. is Lawfare. do an excellent job. posted our list of Twitter sources and other essential news once more. 454 455 http://www. some news media. and Ritika and Susan dug up some background materials about Chechnya and Kyrgyzstan.com/2013/04/the-best-twitters-sources-from-the-boston-marathon/ 115 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. has two boats/law enforcement teams on the Charles River There’s another band of severe thunderstorms. QUOTE:454 With respect to Boston. with heavy rain. while some provide info from the other end of the horse than the horse’s mouth. Media sources Apr-20 day-6 (3 Apr 22) One of the places still on my “excellent job list”.456 They warn that some of the info communicated could later be shown to be incorrect.com/2013/04/the-week-that-was-all-of-lawfare-in-one-post-2/ http://www. Social media includes similar failings. Like anyone. which may impact my residential area. social media. in the early days of the news.115 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Other Federal Responders • FAA established a Temporary Flight Restriction around the affected area (initially 2 nm.lawfareblog. now 1 nm) • Federal Protective Services are restricting access and enhancing security at all nearby federal facilities • FBI is working with Boston Police on the investigation • TSA reports increased vigilance at airports within a 50 mile radius • US Coast Guard at MARSEC II. during Friday’s manhunt and lockdown of the Boston area. Unfortunately I find myself sometimes moving sources from one category to another.455 and a list of news media with relevant stories. to be followed by the usual flooding.scribd. we compiled reliable Twitter sources in the immediate aftermath of the bombing. Ben offered some brief thoughts on the suspect’s arrest. and is headed towards the US East Coast.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . there is also risk of bias distorting how information is communicated. In my opinion. and. Apr 20 they gave a roundup for the week. Unofficial Sources (3 Apr 22) The news media appears to be ill-equipped to cover some events. my day job company network.

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

chicagotribune. showing us what is going on “live” is obviously misrepresented “taped.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.641755.com/2013/04/todays-headlines-and-commentary-406/ http://www.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/4/15/ boston_marathon_expl.story 463 150 photos by Aaron "tango" Tang via Flicker 117 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.lawfareblog. Media sources Apr-16 day-2 (3 Apr 18) Here is where I got new info on April 16.bbc.html 459 http://www.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . so this was obviously a rerun of earlier news. some TV news showing what the anchor said was happening “right now” and it was broad daylight in Boston (one time zone away).com/Event/Live_blog_Explosion_in_Copley_Square 461 http://www.457 Media sources Apr-17 day-3 (3 Apr 20) April-17 sources for me included:  BIT  CNN  Fox  MSNBC Also see footnotes citing sources.” For example. Some TV news media.co.0.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article.uk/news/world-22161572 460 http://live.boston.baynews9.scribd. and where more info. not properly labeled as such.breakingnews.com/news/chi-boston-marathon-explosion-20130415. I watched (from my SW Indiana location) during the wee hours.             457 458 ABC Anderson Cooper 360 on CNN Bay News 9458 BBC in Britain459 BIT Bloomberg Boston dot com460 Breaking News461 CBS Chicago Tribune462 CNN Cryptome gruesome pictures463 http://www.com/item/ahZzfmJyZWFraW5nbmV3cy13d3ctaHJkcg0LEgRTZWVkGM6qvQ 4M/2013/04/15/boston-hospitals-report-more-than-100-being-treated-after-marathon-exp 462 http://www.

nz .shtml 474 http://tvnz.nz/world-news/three-dead-over-100-injured-in-boston-marathon-blasts-5407558 One News seeks info from witnesses: Were you or people you know in Boston at the time of the explosion? Contact ONE News .com/blogs/dailypolitics/2013/04/boston-marathon-the-political-world-reacts http://live.flickr.emergencyemail.com/video/nbc-news/51552509/ http://www.htm 2013-0370.html http://www.com/news/national/Boston-Marathon-bombings-Person-of-interests-apartmentsearched-203184581.com/news/bay-city/index.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013.mlive.htm Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Boston Bomb Blasts 2 Vivid Non-Commercial Boston Bomb Blasts                Emergency e-mail alerts464 FEMA465 FMC Fox HNN Independent (in Britain)466 KLTV467 KMOV (St Louis Missouri)468 MLive469 MSNBC National Review470 NBC471 o Do you know a Boston hero? Tell NBC News o Who is the hero in the cowboy hat at the finish line? New York Daily News472 News 3 (Kalamazoo Michigan)473 One news (New Zealand)474 http://www.com/story/21982414/2-dead-64-hurt-from-boston-marathon-bomb-blasts 468 http://www.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767721-investigators-believe-boston-bombs-werepressure-cookers-hidden-in-backpacks-officials-say?lite 472 https://www.html 467 http://www.com/video/nightly-news/51549843/#51549843 http://usnews.scribd.independent.uk/news/world/americas/boston-marathon-bombs-pressure-cookers-filled-withball-bearings-and-nails-were-used-for-explosions--to-inflict-maximum-damage-8574228. 464 465 http://www.nydailynews.html 470 http://www.asp?a=2796&z=34 http://www.fema.118 2013-0371.co.independent.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .nydailynews.co.uk/news/world/americas/boston-marathon-explosions-eyewitness-reports8574241.nbcnews.gov/ 466 http://www.html 469 http://www.kmov.nbcnews.org/newsemergency/anmviewer.com/Event/2013_Boston_Marathon_live_blog_2 473 http://wwmt.com/photos/hahatango/sets/72157633252445135/with/8652877581/ I sent these links to FBI in my installment I.kltv.com/news/features/featured/stories/report-8-hospitals-treating-140-patients-boston473.or on Twitter @ONENewsNZ 118 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.nationalreview.co.co.com/corner/345645/boston-marathon-updates-nro-staff 471 http://www.news@tvnz.nbcnews.

whbf.org/wiki/Boston_bombing 481 http://wqad.asp?a=830&z=1&ref=fem 477 http://www.com/article/2013/04/15/live-blog-boston-marathon-explosions 485 http://www.com/article/2013/04/16/us-usa-explosions-boston-idUSBRE93F06T20130416 476 http://www.com/2013/04/16/device-at-boston-marathon-was-in-metal-pressure-cooker/ 482 http://www.com/story/news/2013/04/16/obama-boston-marathon-bombing-remarks/2087565/ 478 http://www.html 479 http://www.com/ 486 http://www.wikipedia.com/article/2013/04/16/us-usa-explosions-boston-hospitalidUSBRE93F04O20130416 http://www.com/blogs/early-lead/wp/2013/04/15/explosions-at-boston-marathon-finishline/#liveblog-entry-11444 119 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.usatoday.usatoday.com/story/21988574/boston-bombing-timeline 480 https://en.hlntv.nationalterroralert.com/ 484 http://www.voanews.washingtonpost.scribd.com/content/live-updates-boston-marathon-explosions/1641943.660news.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .emergencyemail.bostonglobe.usatoday.reuters.reuters.com/story/news/nation/2013/04/15/explosions-finish-line-boston-marathon/2085193/ http://www.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/topic/3866dc7c-a99b-426d-84bc-84fd84d819d2/boston-marathon-explosions/ http://www.org/newsemergency/anmviewer.com/2013/04/16/investigators-seek-suspects-motive-in-boston-bombings-thatkilled-3/ 483 http://www.

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

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

uk/press/2012_03_12_UK_drones_legal_challenge/ [18] I copy-pasted this from my Drone Education Controversies http://www. Fears (3 Apr 15) Here are links to a Georgetown National Security Law Society panel discussion on the use of lethal weapons which are autonomous (they kill without a human in the loop).pk/J_dost_muhammad_khan.lawfareblog.org. The Reprieve case[14] will be decided next week.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. [21] or operators of those drones (often private contractors.peshawarhighcourt.  USG effectively holding up middle finger to Supreme Courts of other nations.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .reprieve.php [14] http://www.org.com.pk/pakistan-news-newspaper-daily-english-online/national/11-Apr-2013/droneattacks-affecting-common-man-cjphc?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+pakistan-news-newspaper-dailyenglish-online/24hours-news+%28The+Nation+:+Latest+News%29 [12] http://www.[19] based in Britain.uk/cases/2012_03_28_noor_khan/ [16] See Part V on Sunday March 14.nation.[15] which I compared to Ok City. [19] http://reprieve.uk/ [20] http://www.122 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Pakistani Chief Justice Khan[13] heard arguments about whether American diplomats or CIA officials could be held personally liable for murder.org.com/doc/134406078/Drone-Ed-Al-Mac I am working on expanding my research backgrounders.lawfareblog. and to International Courts of Human Rights.[17] because of the accusation that British Intelligence played a role in advising the USA where to do drone strikes. This case was brought over the bus station attack.reprieve.[20] The apparent anonymity of nation behind drone attacks.reprieve. buried in USG secrecy classifications that not even an Inspector General [10] [11] http://tribune. [17] http://www.com.pk/story/534374/unmanned-predators-phc-reserves-judgment-in-drone-strikes-case/ http://www.[16] There is also a similar court case going thru the British courts. as well as whether the Pakistani Air Force could shoot down drones.gov. and victim families include British citizens.uk/press/2013_04_11_drones_illegal_pakistan_judge/ [15] http://www.  Mass murder of first responders rushing to the aid of survivors of those attacks. It is unfortunate that American law sees nothing wrong with  Mass murder of innocent civilians via government drones.scribd. Background info on Reprieve:[18] Reprieve. promotes the rule of law around the world.scribd. 122 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. working for the CIA or military. 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.com/2013/04/ex-pakistani-president-musharrafs-authority-shot-down-not-by-adrone/ [13] http://www.

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

Other content in my Scribd Critical Infrastructure collection497 includes:  Economy disaster. people who seek redress of their grievances through a broken international law court system.498 The footnotes in brackets are from the drone news I was following right before I found out about the Boston news.scribd. and shared in upload of version 0.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . because it is too soon to know if there is a relationship between:  Reasons given for the Boston Bomber attacks. 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. so that while I have added lots of info since prior sharings of my notes. There has continued to be an outpouring of info about the topic. Chapter header parentheses (3 Apr 16)     3 Apr 15 = info found 2013 April 15.scribd. how come?  Epidemic of USA gas explosions.scribd. not via war. explaining series of crises. AFTER share-A of a version Y MMM DD then letter C = info found that day.com/collections/4108500/Critical-Infrastructure 497 http://www.scribd.com/doc/136251735/President-Obama-Boston-marathon Proclamation to fly the flag at half staff thru April-20. There are also footnotes in brackets from the copies of the e-mails I sent the FBI. Y MMM DD then letter B = info found that day.  Solution Ideas = collection of proposed solutions to random problems. 124 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. AFTER share-B of a version.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac http://www. or updated 2013 April 16.1 3 Apr 16 = info found.124 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM of these notes495 to Scribd Critical Infrastructure collection.com/collections/4108500/Critical-Infrastructure 498 http://www. I know that they are far from complete in multiple areas. work.496 and to CollectionDisasters on Google.  Reasons why the USA is angering a lot of people all over the world. due to pipeline infrastructure falling apart. other topics. I also added some uploads from other people about the Boston Marathon 2013 Bombing.scribd.  Weather Science in Haiti. I left it in here. but I have managed to get distracted by life.

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

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

version. approx 3 reads an hour overall.1: 92 pages.7 upload just after 4 pm my time (5 pm EDT) Apr 18.scribd. about 1 an hour.3 Meg Doc. V 1. 1.2 got 35 reads in 12 hours or about 3 an hour. 1. 451 others. V0. 602k PDF. about 3 reads an hour.9 uploaded just after 10 am my time (11 am EDT) Apr 20 or 116 hours after bombing: 83 pages. 393-395 Scribd reads as I replaced version. 23 me. 335-337 Scribd reads during my replacing latest version. wee hours version. 503k PDF.1 uploaded approx 2 am my time (3 am EDT) Apr 22 or I have messed up with my arithmetic. Approx 10% increase vs. 1. 101 pages. Version 0. and uploaded latest revision. so 20 me. 296 footnotes (263+33). earlier in day. 1 meg Doc. 23 me. 416 others. 419 (386+33) footnotes. Approx 10% increase vs. 363 footnotes (330+33). and from V 0. overall 3 an hour.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Marginal increase vs. or it may just be time of day. 321 other people.1 got 41 reads in 7 hours or about 6 an hour rate. so 18 me. 1.2 uploaded approx 2 pm my time (3 am EDT) Apr 22 (close to the moment of silence).1 to 1.7 had 23 reads in 18 hours. adjusted tags to include relevant geography and other info about the brothers Grimm. 569 PDF. TOC is now 2 pages. 358-360 Scribd reads as I replaced version. with V 0. and 3 pm to 3 am is 12 hours. Version 0. 626k PDF.127     Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Lots additions to Time Line.0 got 33 reads in 9 hours. so 14 me. 444 (411+33) footnotes. 436=>439 Scribd reads as I replaced version. so 16 me. 375 others. with from V 0. from earlier shares.6 to 0. prior day version. Approx 5% increase vs. so it is now 156 hours since the bombing … let’s quit tracking this data point.8 having 19 in 4 hours or 5 an hour. Approx 15% increase vs. Version 0. And other topics. Conspiracy Theories. 302 other people. earlier in evening version.0 to 1.7 to 0. 342 others. Version 1. which is an increase to 3 an hour rate. climbing again. 1. 474 Scribd reads before and after I replaced version.0 uploaded approx 7 pm my time (8 pm EDT) Apr 21 or 125 hours after bombing: 88 pages. 946k Doc.8 upload just before 8 pm my time (9 pm EDT) Apr 19 “B” or 102 hours after bombing: 72 pages. TOC almost 3 pages. 1. Version 1. 320 footnotes (287+33). Approx 5% increase vs. overnite. Perfect Crime explained vs. Version 1. 668k PDF. morning version. in early evening. 2 ½ pages TOC.28 Meg Doc. Scribd had 314-316 reads as I adjusted description. or 98 hours after bombing: 68 pages. 127 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.9 to 1.4 meg Doc. More known about suspects. prior day version. 398 footnotes (365+33).9 getting 21 reads in 14 hours = 1 ½ an hour. 15-16 17 18 19 20 21 is 6 days @ 24 hours.8 to 0.5 Meg Doc. 467k PDF.

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

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