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

2013 April Boston Marathon & Ricin letters.
Notes by Alister William Macintyre Last updated 2013 May 11
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Table of Contents: Boston Bombings 2013 April (3 Apr 22) ........................................................................... 4 Marathon Winners (3 Apr 19 C)................................................................................. 5 Helping victims (3 Apr 22 B) ......................................................................................... 5 People seeking family members (3 Apr 16) ............................................................... 5 Victims needing assistance (3 Apr 20) ....................................................................... 5 Charities (3 Apr 26) .................................................................................................... 6 Protect yourself and family (3 Apr 21 B) ................................................................... 8 Maps (3 Apr 22).............................................................................................................. 8 Boston Demographics (3 Apr 20) ............................................................................. 10 Chechnya, Dagestan, Kyrgyzstan (3 Apr 22) ........................................................... 10 Unanswered Questions (3 Apr 25)................................................................................ 12 Answered Questions (3 Apr 22) ............................................................................... 14 Key Names (3 May 05)................................................................................................. 15 Key Names K+ (3 May 05)....................................................................................... 16 Key Names T+ (3 May 05) ....................................................................................... 17 Bauman witness (3 Apr 20) ...................................................................................... 19 Tsarnaev brothers (3 Apr 22).................................................................................... 19 Official Update Links (3 May 05) ................................................................................ 20 Picture of final suspect (3 Apr 20) ............................................................................ 22 Police seek tips (3 Apr 22)........................................................................................ 23 Scanning Police Calls (3 Apr 19).............................................................................. 25 Time Line - Latest (3 May 05)...................................................................................... 25 May-1 Tsarnaev friends arrested (3 May 5) ............................................................. 25 Apr 22 – Medical Updates (3 Apr 24) ...................................................................... 27 Apr 22 – Suspect Charged (3 Apr 22 C)................................................................... 27 Apr 21 Sunday - Investigation Continues (3 May 04) .............................................. 28 Apr 21 Boston plan to re-open Copley Square (3 Apr 22 B) ................................... 29 Apr 20 Sat (3 Apr 22 B)............................................................................................ 31 Apr 20 Boston gov to people of impact zone (3 Apr 22 B) ...................................... 31 Apr 19 Fri Suspect Captured (3 Apr 22 C) ............................................................... 32 Apr 19 Fri wee hours to morning (3 May 05)........................................................... 33 Apr 19 wee hours chases and battles (3 Apr 21) ...................................................... 34 Apr 18-19 nite – national TV news confusion (3 Apr 21) ........................................ 35 Apr 18-19 Car jack victim story (3 Apr 22 C).......................................................... 35 1 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec

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

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

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

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

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

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

8 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM To send a check by snail mail: One Fund Boston.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .com/content/live-updates-boston-marathon-explosions/1641943. to video what’s happening. If you hear gunfire. just in case they are not already involved.25 Map info from FEMA: Geographic Information    21 Google Earth PDF of Map FEMA Data Feeds http://bostonherald. 25 http://www. desiring for one of the stray bullets to hit you. explosions.scribd. do not run towards the sounds. where proceeds will go to support One Fund Boston.21 Here’s info on crowd funding.com/blog/archives/2013/04/about_police_sh. with your camera or cell phone. you may call the police. a lot of people in Boston have had a death wish. Inc. Maps (3 Apr 22) Voice of America has map of where in Boston was the finish line for the Marathon.voanews. unless you have a death wish.com/news_opinion/local_coverage/2013/04/adidas_t_shirts_will_support_one_fund_bo ston 22 http://usnews. and for people who flunk US geography.schneier.html 8 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.html http://www. MA 02199 Adidas is selling Boston T-Shirts.esquire.com/blogs/politics/a-lesson-on-guns-041913 24 This includes a lot of people who reside in USA.23 Once you and your family have got to safety. Here is what you should do if you want to be safe.com/_news/2013/04/21/17841985-crowdfunding-raises-2-million-for-bostonvictims-critics-urge-caution?lite 23 https://www. 800 Boylston Street #990009 Boston.24 where Boston is located on continental USA.nbcnews.22 Protect yourself and family (3 Apr 21 B) If we are to believe the news media.

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

The BBC has a map of where some of this was happening. I plan to add some info here. I also saw early news about them claiming they lived for a while in Turkey. Chechnya.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.scribd. Dagestan.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe. with retail businesses.bbc. Here are map images for Chechnya. when the news story dies down.bostonglobe.pdf See the chapter “Official sources day two” on FEMA.36 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Tuesday. to supporting most all governments against disaffected rebels after 9/11.000. as we went from supporting freedom fighters against repressive regimes.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. in a metropolis of 2 million. The time line of all this has not been covered well in the West. like Russia. which they update as they get new info. Info in the time line about the boys biographical history does not seem to agree on where they have been. to put some things in perspective. which the national news media did a totally shoddy job of trying to report. showing events in this war between the suspects and not only the police. Chechnya is where in recent history there has been a revolution. although the family is apparently ethnic Chechan.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.. April 16.37 34 http://www. put down by Russia.uk/news/world-us-canada-22166073 36 http://www.xml 37 https://www. car jacking. Boston Demographics (3 Apr 20) Boston is a city of some 625. and lots more. but anyone they encounter in the Boston area. Page 4 of the PDF has a map with multiple relevant locations.com/news/local/massachusetts/graphics/map_of_reported_location_of_explosion_near_ finish_line/?rss_id=Top+Stories&camp=twit:bostondotcom-robo&dlvrit=980919 35 http://www. shoot outs. 2013  201304016 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.google.com has a map. Let’s look at map of where Chechnya is relative to Kyrgyzstan and Dagesta.35 The Bostonglobe.co. then people from there engaged in various attacks against Russian interests around the world. Kyrgyzstan (3 Apr 22) The news media has been blasting that the boys were from Chechnya.com/search?q=chechnya+map&client=firefox-a&sa=X&rls=org.boston.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . throwing explosives.

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

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

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

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

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

Zooey = falsely identified by Fox.59 57 http://news. Key Names K+ (3 May 05) Kadyrbayev. Deveau.58 Gupta.html 58 http://usnews.yahoo.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Deschanel. as Boston Marathon Bomber suspect.” What Kadyrbayev and other friends do about this.nbcnews. ultimately leads to them getting arrested.scribd. Ed = Boston Police Commissioner. Ramzan = President of the Russian Republic of Chechnya.com/blogs/sideshow/zooey-deschanel-boston-marathon-bombing-suspect-fail202412271. Dias -. Edward = Watertown Police Chief.washingtonpost.16 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Davis.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. See time line entries May-1 back to April-17. far more than I trust the mob of talking heads on TV who have no medical credentials. Kadyrov. Dr Sanjay = CNN Chief Medical Correspondent … I trust him on medical matters. Dzhokhar texts Kadyrbayev "Come to my room and take whatever you want. Richard = Special agent in charge of the Boston FBI field office.a friend of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev since the two enrolled together at the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth the same time in Fall 2011.57 DesLauriers. from which the Tsarnaev suspects came.com/_news/2013/04/19/17817173-one-boston-marathon-suspect-killed-secondsuspect-his-brother-on-loose-after-firefight?lite 59 http://www.

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

html 72 http://www. age 26 (Russian: Тамерлан Царнаев) = the black hat suspect. but the vehicle has now been located. who had been shot by police.asp?a=2826&z=29 18 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com/2013/04/19/us/massachusetts-bombers-profiles/index.torontosun.org/newsemergency/anmviewer.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .reuters.scribd.18 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Tsarnaev.yahoo.fbi. His nickname is Jahar. However. It is like Science Fiction. aged 14 & up. Friends and family are in denial that this person could possibly have done what they were accused of. their alibi was that they were assaulting someone else at a different location. who hired him about two and a half years ago. age 19 (Russian: Джохар Царнаев) = the white hat suspect.com/dzhokhar-tsarnaev-acted-nothing-happened-day-marathon-friend-113900406-abc-news-topstories. 71 Tsarnaev. and some terrorism cases. said George McMasters.njherald.73  Two law enforcement officials familiar with the case said Tsarnaev ran over his own brother. 72 Tsarnaev Tamerlan.com/2013/04/19/timeline-in-hunt-for-boston-marathon-bombing-suspects 69 http://news.gov/boston/press-releases/2013/fbi-updates-wanted-poster-with-possible-vehicleinformation 71 http://www. Katherine Russell was married to Tamerlan Tsarnaev who died due to the Boston Marathon Bombing and subsequent pursuit of the suspects. Other relatives have similar things to say.emergencyemail. Maybe they were setup.69  The FBI had a poster describing the vehicle he was believed to have been driving. He died during a police shootout early Friday April 19.67 This is typical in most criminal cases.68 The authorities have him in custody.cnn.com/article/2013/04/19/us-usa-explosions-suspect-site-idUSBRE93I0JL20130419 http://www. he says. where the authorities had DNA evidence someone else was guilty. Dzhokhar A. 74 67 68 http://reason.com/story/22037136/feds-ask-to-interview-wife-of-suspected-bomber 73 http://www. Tsarnaev. He claims his boys could not possibly have done this. We are seeing the opposite reality on PBS where the Central Park Five were convicted of something horrible.70  Dzhokar Tsarnaev had worked as a lifeguard at a pool at Harvard University.com/blog/2013/04/19/boston-bombing-suspects-relatives-speak http://www. to cooperate with the authorities. as he fled police in Watertown.html 70 https://www. without benefit of legal counsel during questioning. but he is seriously injured and hospitalized. The families told the children. Anzor = father of the two suspects.

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

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

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

scribd. 2013 (p.96  201304016 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.pdf FEMA on Massachusetts Explosion April 18.” 92 22 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.04 am) FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Wednesday. 2013.com/doc/114094060/Indy-Boom 95 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 17 info.pdf Statement by President Obama. April 17. April 16. with info on Boston Bombings. 2013 (1.93 Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion.95  201304017 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.scribd.) Statement by Attorney General Holder. http://www. April 18.pdf See chapter “Official sources day two” where I have extracted relevant details. until his capture just before 8. 2013 (a.com/doc/114094060/Indy-Boom 93 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 18 info.” My notes on this will be in the next edition shared of my US epidemic of critical infrastructure explosions.m.45 pm Apr-19. with lots of relevant info. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Thursday.94  201304018 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .22  Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 201304019 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. 2013 Picture of final suspect (3 Apr 20) Here is a picture from the FBI. April 16. April 16. with info relevant to the Boston Bombings. He is 91 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 19 info.) Statement by President Obama.97 Do not approach him. 2013 Remarks by Boston Special Agent in Charge. April 16. morning after the Boston Bombings.” 96 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 16 info.” 94 My notes on this will be in the next edition shared of my US epidemic of critical infrastructure explosions. http://www. of whom Boston authorities were hunting. 2013 Here is FEMA report three days after the Boston Bombings. April 18. 2013. 2013 President Obama.pdf Boston Special Agent in Charge. April 18. 2013.scribd. 2013 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Tuesday. April 15. April 16. Remarks by Boston Special Agent in Charge.m.

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

nbcnews. 5. where the people movements appear they are carrying something of sufficient mass to have been the bombs. which can help the investigation:100  Video taken of the areas where the bombs went off.gov  FBI Tip Line: 1-800-CALL-FBI  FBI Website to report tips:  https://bostonmarathontips.  Info about the attacks. before they went off. look suspicious.gov/ anyone with any information. Boston Suspect Photo & Video Situation Page Link  The FBI now knows how large the bombs were. they are afraid to step outdoors. Some such people may be totally innocent.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . #3.101 Although the FBI has exonerated them. photos or video please call 1-800-225-5324. because they could not handle the volume. I suspect they are overloaded. like it may be related to people who were planning something like this.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767721-investigators-believe-boston-bombs-werepressure-cookers-hidden-in-backpacks-officials-say?lite 101 http://bostonherald. how heavy.reuters.  Anyone who heard or saw anything. 100 http://www. in the video now in retrospect.fbi.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. where some people.30 pm I tried to send some tips to the authorities = links to 200 Boston pictures. April 16. so suspects include ANYONE carrying a backpack.com/article/2013/04/16/us-usa-explosions-boston-idUSBRE93F06T20130416 http://usnews. before or after the bombing. because of many web sites targeting them. Examples of Tips. just like after 9/11 when they had to throw away millions of tips.  Boston Suspect Photos Page 1  Boston Suspect Photos Page 2  Boston Suspect Photos Page 3 Boston Attack Situation Page Some people have been falsely labeled as suspects.com/news_opinion/local_coverage/2013/04/teen_stunned_at_portrayal_as_mass_bombi ng_suspect 24 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. other than what is being blasted all over the news media.fbi. My communication bounced.  Video taken. which sounds suspicious.scribd.

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

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

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

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

128 The FBI searches Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's dorm room in Pine Dale Hall."129 Agents also scoured the brothers’ credit-card records and other material seized from their apartment and car for evidence of bomb components.toledoblade. 126 It was just them two trouble makers.cityofboston.gov/news/Default. authorities said April-21.131 The two men suspected in the Boston Marathon bombings were armed with a small arsenal of guns.com/_news/2013/04/21/17841985-crowdfunding-raises-2-million-for-bostonvictims-critics-urge-caution?lite 126 http://www.toledoblade.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.29 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM alone.133 125 http://usnews.toledoblade.cnn.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .aspx?id=6091 29 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.html 128 http://www. and shootings later in the week. on the campus of the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth. "a large pyrotechnic. investigators are continuing to search whether they had help or were operating in league with anyone else.127 The continuing investigation includes analyzing records from the brothers’ phones and computers and searching their browsing histories to find associates and witnesses and extremist-group affiliations.com/news/local-news/20130422-boston-suspects-arsenal-indicates-theyplanned-more-attacks-police-say.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone.nbcnews.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. and were most likely planning more attacks.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone. Among other things.html 130 http://www. ammunition and explosives when they first confronted police early April-19.html 131 http://bangordailynews.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone. not connected to any organization which is a continuing threat.ece 133 http://www.html 129 http://www. However.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone." as well as a black jacket and white hat like those worn on Marathon day by the man referred by authorities to as "Bomber Two.com/2013/04/21/news/nation/boston-police-commissioner-believes-suspectsplanned-other-bombings/?ref=latest 132 http://www.dallasnews.scribd.html 127 http://www. the backpacks used. just in case. and other evidence tying them to the bombings last Monday.toledoblade.

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

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

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

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

scribd.bostonglobe.158 Fifteen police officers are treated at St.34 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 7. Donohue Jr.cnn.15 am: Police surround what is thought to be the Tsarnaev residence at 410 Norfolk St.xml 156 http://www. at the intersection of Dexter and Laurel in Watertown.cnn.30 am: The police pursue the stolen SUV from Cambridge.bostonglobe. One of the suspects was apprehended and later pronounced dead at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 160 http://www.14 am: The police detonate a suspicious looking device at Charlesgate and Commonwealth Avenue. the suspects are in a gunfight with the police and throwing explosive devices at the police. Not all of them detonate.159 19-year-old Dzhokar Tsarnaev drives off amid more gunfire. with officers in pursuit.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe. in Boston. 155 Apr 19 wee hours chases and battles (3 Apr 21) 1. But the car jacked victim's cell phone is still in the SUV. which they think was left behind by the enemy. He drives two or three streets away..154 3.bostonglobe.157 The brothers stopped near Dexter and Laurel streets.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main. Massachusetts. seeking to deal with any unexploded ordinance. and traded gunfire with police for several minutes.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . then dumps the car and runs into the darkness.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 34 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/story.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.bostonglobe.xml 154 http://www.50 am: The police detonate a suspicious looking device. allowing police to determine the vehicle is in Watertown and eventually catch up to it.153 7.160 153 http://www. 33.156 So later the police back track the chase route.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe. MBTA Transit Police Officer Richard H.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 157 http://www.bostonglobe.html 159 http://www. for minor injuries suffered in the gunfight.20 am to 2. west to Watertown.cnn. was wounded. During the chase.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.xml 155 http://www.xml 158 http://www. according to hospital spokeswoman Jennifer Kovalich. He was in stable condition Friday at Mount Auburn Hospital.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main. got out of the car. in Cambridge. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Brighton.

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

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

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

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

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

2013  9 pm (8 pm my time) on Piers Morgan live.198 188 https://www. to exercise caution and attempt to verify information through appropriate official channels before reporting. a suspect has been identified and arrested.baynews9. and the injured count is up to 183.Boston officials update victims numbers to 3 dead.kmov. 176 injured. 10 a.   2013 April 16.” 191 http://www. At least 8 children were being treated at hospitals.190 we were told that the 3rd dead is a Chinese citizen.20 am: CNN says injured total is up to 183.gov/news/updates-on-investigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston/updates-oninvestigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston 189 http://www. 195 11:30 a. 17 critical.com/story/news/2013/04/16/obama-boston-marathon-bombing-remarks/2087565/ 193 Ed Davis = Boston Police Commissioner 194 http://www. and both are called “live.194 12. separated by a few hours.04 noon W-QAD says Boston-area hospitals have discharged at least 51 of the at least 174 people wounded in Monday’s attack.”196 10. 189 1. This turned out to be another bogus story.html 192 http://www.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/4/15/ boston_marathon_expl. .emergencyemail. NBC reports there were 103 patients from the blasts still being treated at six Boston hospitals. when they show the exact same show.191 1. particularly at this early stage of the investigation.html 195 http://wqad.197 which was evacuated after authorities discovered a suspicious package in the terminal. April 16 the day after (Apr 19 B)        2 pm: The second victim in the Boston Marathon bombing is identified as 29 year old Krystle Campbell.192 12.m.56 AP/CBS quote Ed Davis193 saying there were 176 casualties at hospitals.12 pm USA Today says we are up to 170 injured.30 am Officials say bomb squad investigators were called in to the central terminal of La Guardia International Airport.fbi.40 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM we ask the media.com/news/national/Boston-Marathon-bombings-Person-of-interests-apartmentsearched-203184581. at least 17 of whom were critically injured.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article.188 Press release 1.asp?a=2817&z=48 190 The word “live” has become meaningless on TV news.org/newsemergency/anmviewer. including some who had injuries described as “limb threatening. in NYC.nbcnews.com/2013/04/16/device-at-boston-marathon-was-in-metal-pressure-cooker/ 196 http://usnews.45 pm CNN says that thanks to 2 independent videos.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . There have been vigils all over the Boston area on April-16 evening.m.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. according to a CNN tally.scribd.usatoday.

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

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

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

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

228 Two and a half minutes later.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index. Smoking Gun video evidence (3 May 04) 2013 April 15  2.cnn.html 45 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. tearing Jeff’s legs apart. his brother said.html 230 http://www. "Virtually" everyone along Boylston turns toward the finish line. Jeff Bauman gave the FBI a description of the man he saw. walking toward the finish line. He walks away without his knapsack.45 pm approx: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is seen on camera.html 232 http://www. He stops in front of Forum. He has his right thumb hooked under his backpack strap.html 231 http://www.com/news/2013-04-19/boston-bombing-victim-in-iconic-photo-helped-identifyattackers. looked right at me. he said. his brother.230 o Dzhokhar Tsarnaev stays at this location for about four minutes. the bag exploded." About 30 seconds before the first blast.html 229 http://www. He lost both legs below the knee. "in apparent bewilderment and alarm. away from the direction of the finish line. o He finishes the call." but not Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. A photograph taken from the opposite side of the street shows the knapsack on the ground at Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's feet.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index.m. ‘bag. said in an interview. looking at his cell phone and "once appearing to take a picture with it. site of the second explosion. saw the guy. 232 228 http://www. and there's a phone in his left hand. and dropped a bag at his feet.cnn. asked for a paper and pen and wrote. 229 o He then can be seen apparently slipping his knapsack onto the ground. and the first explosion goes off within seconds (the one believed to have been triggered by his brother Tamerlan).45 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Witness survives to identify one bomber (3 Apr 18 B) Just before 3 p.cnn. Jeff Bauman was waiting among the crowd for his girlfriend to cross the finish line at the Boston Marathon.scribd. Chris Bauman.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index. “He woke up under so much drugs.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index.’ While still in intensive care. he lifts the phone to his head and speaks for about 18 seconds. Bauman’s information helped investigators narrow down whom to look for in hours of video of the attack. having left it on the ground where he had been standing.cnn.cnn. sunglasses and a black jacket over a hooded sweatshirt looked at Jeff. bloodied and ashen.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . A picture of him in a wheelchair. was broadcast around the world as he was rushed to Boston Medical Center.html http://www. A man wearing a cap. 27.231 o "He glances to the east and then calmly but rapidly begins moving to the west. on April 15. He appears calm.bloomberg.

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

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

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

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

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

Let’s look at map of where Chechnya is relat ive to Kyrgyzstan and Dagesta.scribd. The Chechen Republic's president also used language indicating the suspects may be innocent.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .com/could-why-chechens-think-tsarnaev-brothers-were-framed-230423819. so the Ethnic Chechens may be using what is a logical explanation in their part of the world. It is normal after anyone is arrested. 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.” 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.emergencyemail.51 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM terrorists in the past 40-plus years. The parents of the boys.wikipedia. and the brothers' aunt.com/could-why-chechens-think-tsarnaev-brothers-were-framed-230423819.html http://www. have stated in interviews:259  They believe the boys have been framed.com/039977_The_Craft_Boston_marathon_private_military_contractors. Maret Tsarnaeva. in a separate chapter. Biography known now about Suspects (3 Apr 22 C) Wikipedia has a write-up on the Tsarnaev brothers. Perhaps because of the above situation. Their agents were carrying back packs very similar to those identified with the suspects.yahoo.260 257 258 http://www. that they are 100% innocent.362 terrorist attacks in the United States between 1970 and 2011.258 The news media has been blasting that the boys were from Chechnya.asp?a=2830&z=29 260 http://news. I had no idea the count was that high.257 They were checking for the kinds of indications associated with dirty bombs.html https://en.html http://www. Allegedly frame-ups by the authorities are common place in Russia.naturalnews.yahoo.com/bensmith/why-chechens-think-tsaraev-brothers-were-framed 51 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. for example. The FBI denies this. to what they think is happening in the USA.org/newsemergency/anmviewer. 5+ military contractors had been hired to provide security for the Boston Marathon. within Maps section.  They believe the FBI was monitoring the boys for the past 3 years. and the evidence of their guilt not yet public.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 259 http://news. for family and friends of the accused to claim they must be innocent.buzzfeed. The info below does not seem to agree.

2013: The day after the bombing.html 262 http://www. and America.bostonglobe.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. but they are relatively rare. which we find out about when there is video evidence of the circumstances of the arrest. says a friend. police release pictures of Tsarnaev brothers as primary suspects. and dorm parties.yahoo.html 263 http://www. Suspect identified as Tamerlan Tsarnaev is apprehended and pronounced dead at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.264 April 17. 2013: On Thursday.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . then lie on the stand.bostonglobe. after an almost 2 hour stand-off. After suspects kill an MIT police officer and highjack a car. a university official told CNN. after he was discovered hiding inside a boat in a backyard in Watertown. 2013: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev attends classes.com/2013/04/20/us/boston-youngerbrother/?sr=google_news&google_editors_picks=true 264 http://www.266 While most of Boston. April 19.20 to 2. and proof of alibi.267 261 http://www.bostonglobe. was in a state of shock.html 267 http://www.261 Apr-19 Tamerlan Tsarnaev killed (3 Apr 22) April 19. 2013: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev continues to attend classes. 265 April 16.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.30 am: Tamerlan dies as a result of a series of battles between the brothers and the people of the Boston metropolis. 2013 1. He attended classes and dorm parties and went to the gym.263 April 18. abuse during questioning.262 April 18.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.cnn.html 265 http://www.cnn.cnn. than the Chechen experience.com/2013/04/20/us/boston-youngerbrother/?sr=google_news&google_editors_picks=true 266 http://news.scribd. until late in the day.45 pm: Dzhokhar captured alive by the police.52 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Frame-ups do occur in the USA.com/dzhokhar-tsarnaev-acted-nothing-happened-day-marathon-friend-113900406-abc-news-topstories. This is evidence of a failure of assimilation.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. 2013 8. There are police who do wrongful arrests. with different perpetrators. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev acts like nothing has happened. Dzhokhar was on the campus of University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth every day after the attack until late Thursday. and dorm parties. police engage in gunfight with a suspect throwing explosive devices at them.

268 Jan 15.nytimes.bostonglobe.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. at the Boston Marathon.html 271 http://thelede. 2012: Dzhokhar (the younger brother) becomes a US citizen.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .bostonglobe. ‘You are the hypocrite.scribd.html 53 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.html 269 http://www. 2013: On Martin Luther King day.272 June 13.bostonglobe. in which he compared Martin Luther King Jr to the prophet Mohammed.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.com/russia-asked-fbi-investigate-boston-bomb-suspect-2011182116158.html. 2013: Monday explosions. Tsarnaev’s earlier outburst had come in November.” and said he was contaminating people’s minds.blogs.yahoo.com/2013/04/20/dzhokhar-tsarnaevs-jahar-twitter-account-promptsscrutiny/ 272 http://news. Sep 11. celebrating the birthday of this American hero. he wrote a post on Twitter saying that he doesn’t understand “why it’s hard for many of you to accept that 9/11 was an inside job.274 Jan 2012: Dzhokhar visits Dagestan. 2012: Mother Zubeidat Tsarnaev is arrested for alleged shoplifting at Lord and Taylor’s in Boston.275 268 http://www.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.273 Jan 12.html 274 http://news.html. which got him evicted from a religious gathering. and was a hypocrite.’ The congregation shouted him out of the mosque. 275 http://www. Tamerlan Tsarnaev was kicked out of a Cambridge mosque for causing a disturbance. 273 http://www.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic._ylt=AwrNUbJZVHRRZUEA3c7_wgt. injure almost 200. The congregation then said. kill three.” 271 July 17.com/russia-asked-fbi-investigate-boston-bomb-suspect-2011182116158. Tamerlan “You are a kafir [an unbeliever]._ylt=AwrNUbJZVHRRZUEA3c7_wgt.com/metro/2013/04/21/marathon-bombing-suspect-outbursts-had-disturbedcambridge-mosque-goers/LkZnWkXgaRZcMDUdE6V9jM/story. 2012: Tamerlan flies from NYC JFK airport to Moscow Russia.bostonglobe. 2012: Tamerlan returns to USA.270 Before doing so.269 The speaker was giving a sermon. This was the second time that he had made an unpopular outburst. He attends naturalization ceremony at TD Banknorth Garden in Boston.html 270 http://www.yahoo.bostonglobe.

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

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

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

who lives in the Boston area. If you are trying to locate a loved one. I e-mailed to check up on him.org/ 309 http://www. His daughter works at Mass General.com/2013/04/17/us/physical-legacy-of-bomb-blasts-could-be-cruel-for-bostonmarathon-victims. Our Trauma Activation Protocol was activated at 4 PM.org/ 57 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. 307 http://www. please call this hotline at 617-635-4500.childrenshospital. Many people were treated. including BWH. and we expect it will be deactivated One of my e-mail pals is Mark Weisz.tuftsmedicalcenter.aspx 310 http://www.414.html?smid=go-share&_r=0 308 http://www.bmc. o Hospitals. or from the a itself.6030. Again. then released.org/online/emergency/default.org/ https://en.57   Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Tufts Medical Center303 I do not have complete list. Brigham and Women’s Hospital web site posted:309 o BWH is treating about 20 patients who were injured in the explosions this afternoon.org/wiki/Tufts_New_England_Medical_Center 304 MSNBC 305 Many news stories 306 Unknown as yet if from building windows smashed by the blast.com/story/news/nation/2013/04/15/explosions-finish-line-bostonmarathon/2085193/ https://www.  As of 7.scribd.usatoday. There have been amputations of arms + legs. will be reporting information to the city of Boston.  As of 5. Count of injured might not include them. o Out of an abundance of caution. This means that no visitors will be allowed into the hospital until further notice. which has organized a hotline.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . but was on vacation in Florida when this crisis erupted. Type of shrapnel appears to be:304  Ball Bearings305  BB gun pellets  Glass shards306 The American Red Cross is involved. BWH remains in lockdown mode until further notice. this is purely a precautionary measure. the BMC Family Assistance Center phone number is 617. 303 http://www.30 pm on Apr 15. some blown off at the scene.54 pm on Apr 15. Boston Medical Center web site posted:308 o If your loved was injured at the Copley incident and is being treated at BMC. 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.wikipedia.brighamandwomens.nytimes. Medical Details (3 Apr 17) On the first day:307  On Apr 15.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Syrian Electronic Army claimed responsibility for the hack. We know stock market trades come from company computer systems with flawed software. I use TV news to tell me the headlines.74 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Apparently AP Twitter password got hacked via spear phishing. I was just looking for more info from what I saw on TV.scribd. the stock market crashed. which can be hacked.com/Official_SEA6/status/326746641451327488 74 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. 2 explosions.story https://twitter.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . I have some questions about this. etc.com/news/world/worldnow/la-fg-wn-fake-ap-tweet-hacks-syrian-electronicarmy-20130423. We know there is enormous hacking going on of critical infrastructure companies. would stock market do same thing. (a) If true. and the claim that there was a bombing at the White House was a hoax. forwarded the news. Within a few minutes AP announced that its Twitter account had been hacked.367 363 364 http://in.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/04/23/17884281-links-for-the-423-trms 366 http://www. Here is Rachel Maddow blog:364 Links for her 4/23 evening show:365 Links regarding this one story:366 and there is more Here are some articles I found via Internet search … I have no idea which have any validity or reliability.com/id/26315908/ 365 http://maddowblog.0.stocks had recovered all the ground last in the crash. then I go seeking a second opinion. a third. fourth.reuters. Stocks began an immediate surge higher and within three minutes the Flash Crash was over .2302279. 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. under AP name: “White House bombed.com/article/2013/04/23/white-house-ap-tweet-sec-idINDEE93M0GC20130423 http://www.” Thousands of people saw this. and the hacker sent out.latimes. Obama injured. We know many of these companies no longer have employees who understand what the heck is going on.com/viewart/20130423/NEWS11/304230005/Hackers-send-fakeAssociated-Press-tweet-about-bogus-White-House-attack http://www. except stay down? (b) Is anything else going on to trigger this? There is an SEC-FBI investigation which no doubt will answer that. Wikipedia on the 2010 Flash Crash.msnbc. eventually.mydesert.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

391 Later he was exonerated and a second Mississippi suspect got arrested. FBI April 18 update.com/story/news/nation/2013/05/02/ricin-suspect-hearing/2128851/ 83 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. suspected of containing Ricin.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .uk/media/greenslade/2013/apr/18/colin-myler-boston-marathon-explosions CNN 388 http://bangordailynews. without whom there would have been a heck of a lot more deaths.83 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM The gruesome photos are a testament to the rescuers and the medical skills. which is responsible not only for the occupation of the Caucasus but for monstrous crimes against Muslims.Wicker ® Mississippi.” said a statement from Caucasus Emirate militants operating in Dagestan. is to become a silent partner to its continuance.scribd.fbi.com/_news/2013/04/17/17794663-feds-arrest-suspect-in-ricin-positive-letterssent-to-obama-senator?lite 392 http://www. 392 Both letters. included an identical phrase.nbcnews.389 Background info on Ricin.  Letter to President Obama.scribd.usatoday. The New York Daily News doctored a gruesome picture to avoid showing the horrible detail on the front page. I have now seen reports on 2 letters to Washington DC leaders.393 because the news media has on multiple occasions claimed that a suspect has been arrested in the Boston Bombing case.390 The news media claims that a Mississippi suspect has been arrested in this case. about tests finding Ricin.  Letter to Senator Roger E. only to be shown to be totally bogus report. 387 A group leading an Islamist insurgency against Russia said April-21 that it was not at war with the United States.388 Ricin Count (3 May 05) As of April-17 mid day..guardian.386 This led to criticism about their editorial choices. 2013 out of Memphis.co." I awaited official confirmation.gov/news/pressrel/press-releases/update-fbi-response-to-reports-of-suspicious-lettersreceived-at-mail-facilities 390 http://www. Tenn. "to see a wrong and not expose it. “We are fighting with Russia. postmarked April 8. distancing itself from the Boston bombings.com/2013/04/21/news/nation/boston-police-commissioner-believes-suspectsplanned-other-bombings/?ref=latest 389 https://www. Responsibility Denied (3 Apr 22 B) Pakistani Taliban have made a claim of them NOT being responsible for this event.com/doc/136745814/Dangerous-ricin 391 http://usnews. 386 387 http://www.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

To FBI from Al Mac (3 Apr 18)
Here is what info I have sent into the FBI so far. I am snipping out some personal identification info, so the FBI can find me for more info if they wish, but I do not need, nor want, to broadcast to the public. I may also snip out anything I sent the FBI, which in my opinion should be kept confidential until released through official channels.
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Installment II sent wee hours of 3 Apr 18:  Conspiracy Theories I don’t see the footnote showing up here. but at that time I had wrong e-mail address. https://www. in my copy-paste from the e-mail. I believe the FBI can get with Google to find out: 90 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.90 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM For more context on the stories. Here is the context for the footnote:  Is it true that this page was created 2 days BEFORE[1] the explosions? Here is the footnote: My work on computer networks has shown me that the APPEARANCE of this sort of thing can be an innocent accident. Have you ever noticed that the DATE of an e-mail looks strange? Sometimes a person can have a wrong date or time in their computer. from which I extracted what I thought the investigators should know about.com/watch?v=n4l9yK6vtCU&feature=youtu.scribd. which went up 2 days before the explosions. To FBI from me II installment (3 Apr 18) Here is something else you hopefully already know about.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . then your investigation can stop at that point. This may be an Internet Hoax. and has since been taken down?  If it was taken down. so let’s send them just in case they have not yet seen this. Installment I sent wee hours of 3 Apr 17  Bomb Design  Photos of Bombing Victims  Media sources day two I had tried to send installment I April 16 afternoon. It is alleged that the Boston Bombers have had a Facebook page. what were the circumstances?  Is it true that this page was created 2 days BEFORE[1] the explosions?  If not. I do not know if this phenomena can occur with Facebook. and it contaminates the date time stamp of documents they create and share.youtube. but I am passing along just in case.be I believe the FBI can get with Facebook to find out:  Is it true that this page existed. Here is a You Tube video about this allegation I find incredible.  Back trace whoever created this page.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 201304022 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. Submit info via email: Boston@ic. Submit info to FBI website. 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. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Monday. 2013 attached. TIPS for Investigation: Call 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324) & choose prompt #3. 2:50 p. 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. April 15.m. CO.S activity. Residents With Questions: Call the Mayor's Hotline at 617-635-4500.fbi. They will be available 9AM-5PM from 4/22-4/26. M 6.99      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.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .scribd. regarding FEMA info about major incidents in America. AZ Earthquake Activity: No significant U.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. 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. EDT. April 22.gov. NM. CA.

fbi. 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. transportation. academia. Gov services update. 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. Police officer killed. TIPS for Investigation: Call 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324) & choose prompt #3. Submit info via Email: Boston@ic. Lockdown impact on residents. April 20. regarding FEMA info about major incidents in America.pdf Comparing what FEMA said April-19 morning with their earlier version. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Saturday. maritime restrictions were lifted FEMA Response: • On April 17. to identify any new or corrected info. 2013  201304020 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. Submit info to FBI website.scribd.gov. 176 injured/hospitalized State/Local Response: • MA EOC returned to normal operations • Shelter in place lifted for Boston & 6 communities ▲ Schools and colleges are reopened or will reopen today • Transportation systems are operational.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Residents With Questions: Call the Mayor's Hotline at 617-635-4500. I see:     Suspects status. 100 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.100 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM • A three block radius around the blast zone is cordoned off to pedestrian and vehicular traffic • Copley Station remains closed until further notice • 4 confirmed fatalities.

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

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

MA West Fertilizer Plant Explosion – West. Emergency declaration. Significant Events: Severe Weather/Flooding – Midwest Boston Marathon Explosions – Boston. Rain / high elevation snow – Pacific Northwest into Great Basin Heavy rainfall & risk of severe thunderstorms – Northeast.103   Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Lockdown transportation & academia. day shift only Fertilizer Plant Explosion – West. asking the general public for help in identifying them.Middle Mississippi Valley Red Flag Warnings: CA & TX. assisted by Boston JTTF. 2013 Boston page included photos from FBI of suspects. 176 injured/hospitalized • Blast zone remains closed to pedestrian & vehicular traffic State/Local Response: • MA EOC remains Partially Activated at Monitoring • MA National Guard remains on site with 2 Civil Support Teams • FAA temporary flight restrictions continue ▲ MBTA shut down. • Two explosions occurred near the finish line of Boston Marathon • 3 confirmed fatalities. I copy paste particulars of greatest interest to me. is serving as lead Federal agency ▲ FBI released multiple photos of two individuals suspected to be involved • FEMA Region I remains partially activated to Level III.2 – Kuril’sk. TX 103 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.scribd.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 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. in Indiana-Illinois area.S. Russia April 15. Earthquake Activity: M 7. Mid-Atlantic into Florida Flash flooding possible. 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.

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. 13 were negative.fema. FDA and other vaccine manufacturers to develop.gov/disaster/3362 http://content. 2013 President Declares Emergency for Massachusetts April 18.04 am) 440 News Releases April 18. limited human-to-human transmission • 15 (+1) US residents with respiratory illness who recently traveled to China were tested. 2013 (1. 2013: • 87 (+49) confirmed human cases across 6 provinces • 17 (+7) fatalities • 4 clusters of possible. 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. produce and prepare vaccine components ▲ Clinical investigational: Lots of vaccine may be available in 6-8 weeks for evaluation by NIH and vaccine manufactures ▲ CDC is conducting in vitro and animal antiviral testing of these products with H7N9 virus samples Official sources day-4 Apr-18 (3 Apr 18) FEMA on Massachusetts Explosion April 18.govdelivery. 2013 Federal Aid Programs for Emergency Declaration for Commonwealth of Massachusetts Related Links Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency Massachusetts Office of the Governor Main Content State/Tribal Government: Massachusetts 440 http://www.com/bulletins/gd/USDHSFEMA-76f487 104 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.scribd.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .

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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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fix any place which needs fixing.” News media has been reporting “definitely. April 16. HSI. with information. theu upload a revised edition of these notes. state. direct from this site. Their goal was to recover physical items related to the blast. intelligence analysts. and other personnel from every state. Virginia. and local law enforcement agencies.gov. .fbi. Massachusetts State Police. yesterday afternoon.Remarks by Boston Special Agent in Charge. composed of more than 30 federal. including Boston Police.m.scribd. Here is info from the bounce: Boston@ci. and/or details regarding the explosions along the Boston Marathon route and elsewhere. the FBI initiated a command post. 2013 (p. All media inquiries should be directed to the FBI’s National Press Office at (202) 324-3691.448 We are expediting this blast evidence to our Laboratory in Quantico. and federal government agency associated with the JTTF—and many others on 446 https://www. You can also call 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324).gov/news/updates-on-investigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston/updates-oninvestigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston 447 https://www.) 447 The FBI Boston’s Joint Terrorism Task Force. e-mail them to boston@ic. Massachusetts State Police. Let’s see if try # 2 gets thru. and others responded to the scene. specialized examiners will reconstruct the device and determine its makeup and components. video. No piece of information or detail is too small. This morning the FBI.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .4 [internal] Domain >>> Lookup Failed AHA … I sent to ci.gov/boston/press-releases/2013/remarks-of-special-agent-in-charge-richard-deslauriersat-press-conference-on-bombing-investigation 448 Note qualifications – “could be” and “possibly.fbi. Those items have been recovered and sent to the FBI’s Laboratory in Quantico. then review this doc. I thought that was the e-mail I sent to which bounced. Those assigned to the JTTF. Immediately after the bombing. Among items partially recovered are pieces of black nylon —which could be from a backpack—and what appear to be fragments of BBs and nails possibly contained in a pressure cooker device.” 108 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.fbi. it should be ic. There. the JTTF began its investigation. and ATF.gov (while not connected): 554 5. Virginia for a complete and thorough analysis. along with Boston PD. Many of them were already there as part of the general security for the marathon already in place.fbi. prompt #3. Away from the scene. local. and ATF officially began its forensic evidence recovery effort at the site. United States Secret Service.4. Let’s try again.108 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM If you have visual images.

We ask that businesses review and preserve surveillance video and other business records in their original form.m.scribd. In an investigation of this nature.Remarks by Boston Special Agent in Charge.) 450 This remains a very active investigation. neighbor. We are particularly interested in reviewing video footage captured by bystanders with cell phones or personal cameras near either of the blasts. there are no known additional threats. or details relating to yesterday’s explosions along the Boston Marathon route. The noise of explosions in remote areas prior to yesterday which may have been used as tests by those responsible. dark-colored bag yesterday around the time of the blasts and in the vicinity of the blasts.Statement by Attorney General Holder. . 2013 (a. The citizens of Massachusetts and the city of Boston 449 450 http://www. no detail is too small. reviewing government and public source databases.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Our ongoing investigation in various locations throughout the area goes on. many of which have already been reviewed. analyzed. 2013 449 The FBI has set up a tip line – at 1-800-CALL-FBI – for anyone who has information. Already. and vetted. . including Boston PD and Mass State Police—more than 1. and conducting interviews with eyewitnesses and others to determine who is responsible for this crime. or relative. the FBI has received more than 2. We are doing this methodically. 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. April 16. carefully. images.gov/opa/pr/2013/April/13-ag-436.000 law enforcement officers across many agencies—have been assigned to this investigation via the command post.justice. Someone knows who did this. Cooperation from the community will play a crucial role is this investigation. Importantly. However. Suspicious interest in researching how to create explosive device. coworker.html https://www. We are asking anyone who may have heard someone speak about the marathon or the date of April 15 in any way that indicated he or she may target the event to call us. Someone who appeared to be carrying an unusually heavy. the person who did this is someone’s friend.gov/boston/press-releases/2013/special-agent-in-charge-richard-deslauriers-speaks-atpress-conference-regarding-boston-marathon-explosions 109 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. We continue to interview various witnesses and process the crime scene.109 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM their own. April 16. They began canvassing sources.000 tips as of noon today.fbi. which could take some time. yet with a sense of urgency.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[16] There is also a similar court case going thru the British courts.[19] based in Britain. promotes the rule of law around the world.peshawarhighcourt. It is unfortunate that American law sees nothing wrong with  Mass murder of innocent civilians via government drones.com/doc/134406078/Drone-Ed-Al-Mac I am working on expanding my research backgrounders.org.[17] because of the accusation that British Intelligence played a role in advising the USA where to do drone strikes.reprieve.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.uk/press/2013_04_11_drones_illegal_pakistan_judge/ [15] http://www. 122 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.reprieve. and victim families include British citizens. Background info on Reprieve:[18] Reprieve.com/2013/04/lawfare-podcast-episode-28-a-panel-discussion-on-lethalautonomous-weapons/ [21] NATO and the UN are among non-nation actors operating drones.org. This case was brought over the bus station attack. We have seen in other recent news that there is a verbal war between the State Dept and the Defense Dept regarding whether the American Ambassador to any nation has the authority to order the CIA or military to cease and desist from any drone strikes in that nation.org.com.nation. [21] or operators of those drones (often private contractors.php [14] http://www.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .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. working for the CIA or military.reprieve.uk/cases/2012_03_28_noor_khan/ [16] See Part V on Sunday March 14.pk/story/534374/unmanned-predators-phc-reserves-judgment-in-drone-strikes-case/ http://www.uk/ [20] http://www.lawfareblog. Fears (3 Apr 15) Here are links to a Georgetown National Security Law Society panel discussion on the use of lethal weapons which are autonomous (they kill without a human in the loop).scribd.gov. [19] http://reprieve. and to International Courts of Human Rights.lawfareblog.scribd. as well as whether the Pakistani Air Force could shoot down drones.uk/press/2012_03_12_UK_drones_legal_challenge/ [18] I copy-pasted this from my Drone Education Controversies http://www.[20] The apparent anonymity of nation behind drone attacks. The Reprieve case[14] will be decided next week.org.com. buried in USG secrecy classifications that not even an Inspector General [10] [11] http://tribune.pk/J_dost_muhammad_khan. [17] http://www.[15] which I compared to Ok City.  Mass murder of first responders rushing to the aid of survivors of those attacks.com/2013/04/ex-pakistani-president-musharrafs-authority-shot-down-not-by-adrone/ [13] http://www.  USG effectively holding up middle finger to Supreme Courts of other nations.

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

 Reasons why the USA is angering a lot of people all over the world. There has continued to be an outpouring of info about the topic. There are also footnotes in brackets from the copies of the e-mails I sent the FBI. due to pipeline infrastructure falling apart.scribd.496 and to CollectionDisasters on Google. I also added some uploads from other people about the Boston Marathon 2013 Bombing.  Weather Science in Haiti. AFTER share-B of a version.com/doc/136251735/President-Obama-Boston-marathon Proclamation to fly the flag at half staff thru April-20. people who seek redress of their grievances through a broken international law court system. I left it in here. Footnotes in Brackets (3 Apr 18) 33 = 0 + 6 + 27 Missing 1 = Al to FBI II 6 = Al to FBI I 27 = Al to Drone List 495 496 http://www. not via war. Chapter header parentheses (3 Apr 16)     3 Apr 15 = info found 2013 April 15.scribd.scribd. how come?  Epidemic of USA gas explosions.  Solution Ideas = collection of proposed solutions to random problems. or updated 2013 April 16.com/collections/4108500/Critical-Infrastructure 498 http://www.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac http://www.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .com/collections/4108500/Critical-Infrastructure 497 http://www.scribd. but I have managed to get distracted by life. so that while I have added lots of info since prior sharings of my notes. other topics. 124 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. I know that they are far from complete in multiple areas. and shared in upload of version 0. AFTER share-A of a version Y MMM DD then letter C = info found that day. explaining series of crises. Y MMM DD then letter B = info found that day.scribd. work. because it is too soon to know if there is a relationship between:  Reasons given for the Boston Bomber attacks. Other content in my Scribd Critical Infrastructure collection497 includes:  Economy disaster.498 The footnotes in brackets are from the drone news I was following right before I found out about the Boston news.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.

military. 125 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. From time to time I need to stop. which is at an equivalent level of seriousness from a National Security perspective. I have moved them so they are grouped closer together.  I also need to go thru all my notes. so it is better organized. Often there is fast breaking news on topics which later turn out to be totally unrelated. not yet updated into this doc.  Some chapters are getting to be many pages. 499 I have organized my G+ followers into categories of mutual interests. Version sizes (3 May 11) I will probably share updates of this with the following Google Plus circles: 499 current events. Heads up for social media pals. There are also some relevant Google communities. planning to add details later … I may add a symbol after date of last update.  I have created some almost empty chapters. medical. maybe word of e-mouth. legal implications. But we don’t know early on in investigations what is related. security. for a table-of-contents reminder to me.125 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM What I need to do soon. also PUBLIC. after next edition uploaded: Almost 1 month later. or rethink this document.  Key Names significant growth across the alphabet. Later. so it is convenient for me to keep in one document my notes on what’s happening contemporaneously.  Source info – lots from FEMA added. parenting. uploading version 1.2:  Adjustments to introductory info. but time of day.  Time Line … additions to ¾ of the stages. so they are all in one chapter. I need to restructure them also. I suspect popularity reads rate is not how much I got done version to version.  Preventable Incident? Indications yes & more to come to that perspective.  Questions Unanswered revised. and restructure what I have. assuming I want to keep my notes. and hunger for new info perspectives. I can separate the stuff into relevant documents.  Authorities links expanded.scribd. I have scribbles all over the place. what I intended to get back to.  Suspects info now known – much more added. first responders.  Threads major – additions to about 1/3 of them. instead of having them in sections by each day new pictures. with this doc (3 Apr 22) News is coming in much faster than I can absorb it & include in my notes.31 with the following additions and updates since version 1.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . what is not.  I plan to move my media sources.

Car Jack victim story. In the next edition. Cyber Crime Epidemic.  126 pages thru start of latest revision statistics (that’s 25% growth since prior share 2/3 of a month earlier)  533 (500+33) footnotes (205 growth)  1.8 Meg Doc. where some simple revisions in our infrastructure should provide massive mitigation across the board.501 because once again I am seeing parallels in missed opportunities.  Scribd shows 10k reads of all prior versions of this doc (it was ½ k as of prior version). Bombing victims all will recover. and recent advances in computer technology. School Children Abductions. Apr 22-B = what I added to this morning.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. Apr 22-C = what I added to this afternoon. Apr 22 = what I added to in wee hours. and there’s also other developments. I expect in the near future to be uploading another revision of School Children Abduction Scandals.scribd.scribd. notice new chapters sections:  Extend Common Carrier. to improve Internet civil liberties.com/doc/117284229/School-Scandals-and-Abductions http://www. Approx 1 week anniversary. and so I am writing that up in my School Children notes. 59K reads collectively of all that I have uploaded = 53 documents.500 because I am getting a lot more info on the Ohio Cleveland Kidnap story. I also expect in near future to upload another revision of Solution Ideas.com/doc/119857289/Solution-Ideas 126 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. At end of chapter headings is vintage how recently I updated them. Boston plans for re-opening impact zone. and day job responsibilities.  Improving Technology to Improve Justice. latest additions:      500 501 What culprit charged with.scribd. to improve the Amber Alert response to abducted children. and other modern day crises. http://www. thanks to distractions with real life. between Boston Bombings. Smoking Gun evidence.31 uploaded late nite May-11. I believe we can learn from the Boston Bombing aftermath (sharing videos with FBI). Version 1.  Improve Info for Investigations – importance of authorities having a better understanding about Crime Enablers and Dirty Data. Apr 21 = what I added to yesterday.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .

Marginal increase vs. Perfect Crime explained vs. earlier in evening version. And other topics. and 3 pm to 3 am is 12 hours. V 1. climbing again. Approx 15% increase vs. prior day version. 321 other people. so 14 me.7 to 0. 416 others. with from V 0. Scribd had 314-316 reads as I adjusted description. Version 0.0 got 33 reads in 9 hours. approx 3 reads an hour overall.8 having 19 in 4 hours or 5 an hour.0 uploaded approx 7 pm my time (8 pm EDT) Apr 21 or 125 hours after bombing: 88 pages. 363 footnotes (330+33). 23 me. 474 Scribd reads before and after I replaced version. 1. 358-360 Scribd reads as I replaced version. wee hours version.28 Meg Doc. 127 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . with V 0. 296 footnotes (263+33). Approx 10% increase vs.8 upload just before 8 pm my time (9 pm EDT) Apr 19 “B” or 102 hours after bombing: 72 pages. adjusted tags to include relevant geography and other info about the brothers Grimm. TOC almost 3 pages. from earlier shares. 668k PDF. 419 (386+33) footnotes. Version 1.4 meg Doc. prior day version.2 uploaded approx 2 pm my time (3 am EDT) Apr 22 (close to the moment of silence). which is an increase to 3 an hour rate. 1. and uploaded latest revision. 569 PDF. morning version. Approx 5% increase vs. or it may just be time of day.9 getting 21 reads in 14 hours = 1 ½ an hour.1: 92 pages.7 upload just after 4 pm my time (5 pm EDT) Apr 18. so 16 me. 23 me. 1. Version 1. 467k PDF. 946k Doc. TOC is now 2 pages. overnite. so 18 me. 602k PDF. or 98 hours after bombing: 68 pages.scribd.8 to 0. 393-395 Scribd reads as I replaced version. so 20 me.3 Meg Doc. about 3 reads an hour.2 got 35 reads in 12 hours or about 3 an hour.1 to 1.1 got 41 reads in 7 hours or about 6 an hour rate. 451 others. 626k PDF. 1. version. and from V 0. 101 pages. 398 footnotes (365+33).9 to 1. V0. 444 (411+33) footnotes.9 uploaded just after 10 am my time (11 am EDT) Apr 20 or 116 hours after bombing: 83 pages. 1 meg Doc. 302 other people.5 Meg Doc. 320 footnotes (287+33). about 1 an hour. Version 0. 335-337 Scribd reads during my replacing latest version. 15-16 17 18 19 20 21 is 6 days @ 24 hours. Approx 5% increase vs. 503k PDF. overall 3 an hour. Version 1.127     Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Lots additions to Time Line. 342 others.6 to 0. Approx 10% increase vs. Conspiracy Theories. earlier in day. 1. More known about suspects. 436=>439 Scribd reads as I replaced version. 1. in early evening. so it is now 156 hours since the bombing … let’s quit tracking this data point. 375 others.0 to 1. Version 0.1 uploaded approx 2 am my time (3 am EDT) Apr 22 or I have messed up with my arithmetic. 2 ½ pages TOC.7 had 23 reads in 18 hours.

267 footnotes (234+33). After uploading this. 9 TOC. 535k Doc. or approx 10 an hour. Scribd had 276-278 reads.2.5 upload approx 4 pm my time (5 pm EDT) Apr 18. prior day version. from time of each upload so far.1 and 0.1 launch approx 6 hours after the bombing = 9 pages.3 to 0. 249k PDF.502 I see 124 reads. 315k PDF. Version 0. Version 0.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac 128 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.scribd.128 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Version 0. or 74 hours after bombing: 58 pages. so 10 reads my total.scribd. version. approx 5 an hour overall. 502 http://www. about 1 an hour. 279 other people.3 had 48 reads in 13 hours. so 8 reads total by me. in the evening. the count was 177 reads of this at Scribd. just after 3 pm my time = 31 pages. prior day version. Marginal increase vs. or about 3 an hour. Approx 20% increase vs. V 0. or about 4 an hour. 253 after both upload and adjust description. V 0. about 2 an hour. 389k PDF. TOC just over 1 page. 385k PDF. 245 by other people. Five have been me. 54 footnotes (30+24). TOC almost 2 pages. 412k Doc.5 to 0.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . V 0. or 80 hours after bombing: 61 pages. Approx 200% increase vs. which I believe is a count of how many people have looked at it in the 19 hours it was there so far. earlier in day. Version 0. Scribd had 289-291 reads. Approx 30% increase vs. maybe 3 an hour overall.6 upload 11 pm my time (midnite EDT) Apr 18. 81k PDF. 192k PDF. or 56 hours after bombing: 48 pages.2 to 0. Version 0. 268 other people. Two are mine. 225 footnotes (198+27). 786k Doc. so 12 me. 137k Doc. or 32 hours after the bombing = 40 pages. of these research notes on Scribd. prior day version.5 had 23 reads in 18 hours. Version 0. V 0. I had found out about it about 1 hour after it happened. so that’s 172 reads by other people. 831k Doc. 643k Doc.3 uploaded almost midnite my time April-16 evening. maybe 4 an hour overall. prior day version. That’s an average of approx 5 an hour overall. Scribd had 250 reads before I uploaded this new edition.4 to 0. 163 footnotes (136+27). there had been 122 reads.6 had 11 reads in 6 hours. 255 footnotes (222+33). 202 footnotes (175+27). Approx 20% increase vs.2 uploaded approx 25 hours after the bombing. Between uploading version 0.4 had 73 reads in 24 hours.4 upload almost midnite my time April-17 evening.

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