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

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

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

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

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

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

35 The Bostonglobe.mozilla:enUS:official&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&ei=yqJyUd3sBuq50AHwyoGIAg&ved=0CDsQsAQ&biw=1 440&bih=697 10 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.pdf See the chapter “Official sources day two” on FEMA.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main. showing events in this war between the suspects and not only the police. but anyone they encounter in the Boston area. April 16.xml 37 https://www.com/search?q=chechnya+map&client=firefox-a&sa=X&rls=org. Chechnya. in a metropolis of 2 million. as we went from supporting freedom fighters against repressive regimes.000.scribd.com has a map. with retail businesses. I plan to add some info here. Here are map images for Chechnya.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .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. Boston Demographics (3 Apr 20) Boston is a city of some 625.37 34 http://www.google.co. when the news story dies down. The time line of all this has not been covered well in the West.36 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Tuesday.bbc. Let’s look at map of where Chechnya is relative to Kyrgyzstan and Dagesta. car jacking. The BBC has a map of where some of this was happening. to supporting most all governments against disaffected rebels after 9/11. and lots more.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.uk/news/world-us-canada-22166073 36 http://www. Chechnya is where in recent history there has been a revolution. throwing explosives. Kyrgyzstan (3 Apr 22) The news media has been blasting that the boys were from Chechnya.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.bostonglobe. which the national news media did a totally shoddy job of trying to report. then people from there engaged in various attacks against Russian interests around the world. like Russia.. Dagestan. I also saw early news about them claiming they lived for a while in Turkey. put down by Russia. although the family is apparently ethnic Chechan.boston. Page 4 of the PDF has a map with multiple relevant locations. shoot outs. Info in the time line about the boys biographical history does not seem to agree on where they have been. 2013  201304016 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. to put some things in perspective. which they update as they get new info.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Martin = 8 year old boy. who was watching the race with two friends near the finish line. 66 60 https://en. Tom = Boston Mayor. which placed their lives at risk from vigilantes. which placed the boy’s life at risk from vigilantes.17 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Lìngzǐ . pending the family's permission.nbcnews. Mark = no he is not a bomber.com/_news/2013/04/19/17826915-missing-brown-university-students-familydragged-into-virally-fueled-false-accusation-in-boston 66 http://www. according to the website of BU. Sunil = falsely accused individual by amateur sleuths via crowd sourcing investigation.html 62 https://www.bostonglobe. Thorson. Liaoning who was watching the race.co. Phillipos. Azamat -.com/metro/2013/04/18/lingzi-embraced-bostonthrived/W3EoSZhPPI03jChTr8N2jI/story. Deval = Governor of Massachusetts. waiting at finish line.com/metro/2013/05/02/marathon-bombing-suspects-initially-planned-julyattack-officials-say/XSpTNQmjYMK8TCNUKjsh3K/story. The boy was watching the race.one of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s 3 friends who get arrested for var ious charges other than the bombing.uk/news/world/americas/boston-marathon-bombs-pressure-cookers-filledwith-ball-bearings-and-nails-were-used-for-explosions--to-inflict-maximum-damage-8574228. The mother and sister are still in the hospital.bbc. when she got killed. 60 The student's name was not immediately released.A friend of the surviving bomber brother. one of those who got killed. Patrick. "The bomber is Mark Thorson and Google says he's at his mother's house at 1505 Spruce St. 61 Menino.independent. a human rights activist. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. right now! Let's go get him!" 65 Several people were falsely accused by amateur sleuths via crowd sourcing investigation. Lǚ = a female Chinese national and Boston University graduate student from Shenyang.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . See time line entries May1 back to April-17.63 Saratova. Robel -.wikipedia.html 63 Anderson Cooper 360 CNN 64 http://www. Tripathi. with his father mother sister and older brother.uk/news/technology-22214511 17 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. working with the family of the accused Boston Bombers.scribd.org/wiki/Boston_Marathon_bombings http://www.bostonglobe. Kheda.co.schneier.html 65 Risks and http://usnews. See time line entries May-1 back to April-18. 64 Key Names T+ (3 May 05) Tazhayakov.html 61 http://www. who gets arrested for various charges other than the bombing. 62 Richard. "Resilience" meaning includes a refusal to be terrorized by attacks like these.com/blog/archives/2013/04/initial_thought.

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

looked right at me. He lost both legs below the knee. Jeff Bauman gave the FBI a description of the man he saw. Jeff Bauman was waiting among the crowd for his girlfriend to cross the finish line at the Boston Marathon. the bag exploded.yahoo. on April 15.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 19 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.m. A picture of him in a wheelchair.scribd. asked for a paper and pen and wrote. 27. his brother. he said. merges with what we already know 74 http://www.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . A man wearing a cap. Tsarni. bloodied and ashen. said in an interview.com/bombing-suspect-uncle-had-falling-over-islam-162246172.76 Two and a half minutes later. when in a phone conversation Tamerlan said that he had chosen "God's business" over work or school. “He woke up under so much drugs. tearing Jeff’s legs apart.bostonglobe.’ While still in intensive care. He had a falling out with Tamerlan in 2009.html 76 http://www.78 What the news media reports of their ancestry. his brother said. Tsarni said he then contacted a family friend who told him Tsarnaev had been influenced by a recent convert to Islam.75 Bauman witness (3 Apr 20) Just before 3 p.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.html 77 https://en. Ruslan is an uncle to the Tsarnaev brothers.html 75 http://news. sunglasses and a black jacket over a hooded sweatshirt looked at Jeff. Chris Bauman.bloomberg. saw the guy.com/metro/2013/04/18/mit-police-officer-hit-gunfire-cambridge-policedispatcher-says/4UeCClOVeLr8PHLvDa99zK/story. ‘bag. Bauman’s information helped in vestigators narrow down whom to look for in hours of video of the attack. was broadcast around the world as he was rushed to Boston Medical Center.wikipedia. Tsarnaev brothers (3 Apr 22) Wikipedia has a write-up on the Tsarnaev brothers. and dropped a bag at his feet.com/news/2013-04-19/boston-bombing-victim-in-iconic-photo-helped-identifyattackers.77 Tsarnaev brothers came to America several years ago and were living in the Boston area.

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

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. 2013 Boston Special Agent in Charge.89 Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion.mass.mbta. April 19.gov/  Criminal complaint (pdf) with April-22 charges against surviving suspect.gov/boston/press-releases/2013/suspect-in-boston-marathon-attack-charged-with-usinga-weapon-of-mass-destruction 87 I downloaded 2013-0447. http://www. FEMA comes out with a daily report each morning around 8.mass. but I try to keep up on links to them.  201304020 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.aspx?id=6091 86 https://www. If you are at an MBTA station please do not congregate there.gov/governor/  http://www.cityofboston.92 and Bird Flu in China. 2013. return home.com/doc/114094060/Indy-Boom 21 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.fbi.pdf calling my copy: FBI Boston Bomber Friends 2013 May 2. 2013 Here is FEMA report for Friday April 19. with info on Boston Bombings.86   FBI charges against bomber Tsarnaev’s friends: Kadyrbayev-Tazhayakov-Phillipos (PDF 87 20 pages). See www.com for updates. and commuter rail) is suspended until further notice.scribd. 2013.aspx?id=6079 http://www.” 90 My notes on this will be in the next edition shared of my US epidemic of critical infrastructure explosions.cityofboston. April-21. April 20.30 am.90 and national weather forecasts. train. with info on Boston Bombings.gov/oneboston http://www.gov/POLICE/ Boston City Press Release April-1583 Boston City letter to residents and businesses in the impacted area April-2084 Boston City plan for re-opening Copley Square.91 Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion. 83 84 http://www.cityofboston.gov/news/Default.aspx?id=6089 85 http://www.gov/news/default.fbi.21        Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM http://cityofboston.gov/news/Default.cityofboston.85 ALERT-Boston is the city's emergency notification system [link] MBTA: Service (including bus. Massachusetts State Government  http://www.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Saturday.fbi. 88 https://www.scribd.gov/eopss/agencies/msp/ Federal agencies working this case  https://www. April 19.pdf President Obama. Boston explosion updates88 I have not viewed all of the official reports.

94  201304018 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.) Statement by Attorney General Holder.” 92 22 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. with info relevant to the Boston Bombings. 2013 Picture of final suspect (3 Apr 20) Here is a picture from the FBI. 2013 (p. with lots of relevant info. 2013 Here is FEMA report three days after the Boston Bombings.96  201304016 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. April 16. He is 91 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 19 info.” 96 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 16 info.pdf Statement by President Obama. of whom Boston authorities were hunting. April 18. April 15. Remarks by Boston Special Agent in Charge.) Statement by President Obama.com/doc/114094060/Indy-Boom 93 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 18 info. 2013.pdf See chapter “Official sources day two” where I have extracted relevant details. 2013. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Thursday. 2013.pdf FEMA on Massachusetts Explosion April 18. April 16.45 pm Apr-19.m. 2013 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Tuesday. 2013 President Obama.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .95  201304017 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. until his capture just before 8. April 16.m. April 17.scribd. April 16. 2013 Remarks by Boston Special Agent in Charge. April 18. 2013 (a. April 18.” 94 My notes on this will be in the next edition shared of my US epidemic of critical infrastructure explosions.scribd. http://www. April 16. morning after the Boston Bombings.” My notes on this will be in the next edition shared of my US epidemic of critical infrastructure explosions.com/doc/114094060/Indy-Boom 95 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 17 info. 2013 (1.04 am) FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Wednesday. http://www.scribd.97 Do not approach him.93 Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion.22  Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 201304019 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.pdf Boston Special Agent in Charge. with info on Boston Bombings.

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

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

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

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

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

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

nbcnews.133 125 http://usnews.toledoblade.132 Apr 21 Boston plan to re-open Copley Square (3 Apr 22 B) Here is the city of Boston’s plan for re-opening Copley Square. just in case."129 Agents also scoured the brothers’ credit-card records and other material seized from their apartment and car for evidence of bomb components.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone. and other evidence tying them to the bombings last Monday.html 129 http://www.html 128 http://www.toledoblade.com/2013/04/21/news/nation/boston-police-commissioner-believes-suspectsplanned-other-bombings/?ref=latest 132 http://www.toledoblade.scribd. not connected to any organization which is a continuing threat.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index. investigators are continuing to search whether they had help or were operating in league with anyone else.ece 133 http://www.html 130 http://www. 126 It was just them two trouble makers.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone.cnn. "a large pyrotechnic.html 131 http://bangordailynews." 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.html 127 http://www.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .aspx?id=6091 29 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. and shootings later in the week. and were most likely planning more attacks.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone.29 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM alone. authorities said April-21. Among other things.com/news/local-news/20130422-boston-suspects-arsenal-indicates-theyplanned-more-attacks-police-say. However.dallasnews.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.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.gov/news/Default. they seize BB's.com/_news/2013/04/21/17841985-crowdfunding-raises-2-million-for-bostonvictims-critics-urge-caution?lite 126 http://www.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone.cityofboston.131 The two men suspected in the Boston Marathon bombings were armed with a small arsenal of guns.toledoblade. the backpacks used. on the campus of the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth. ammunition and explosives when they first confronted police early April-19.128 The FBI searches Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's dorm room in Pine Dale Hall.

“Nearly a week ago our City took a deep breath and was forced to dive into a pool of uncertainty and fear. The Five Phase effort includes: Phase 1: Decontamination and Testing Phase 2: Structural Building Assessments and Utility Coordination Phase 3: Debris Removal Phase 4: Internal Building Assessments Phase 5: Re-Entry. a huge sigh of relief was felt across our great city and nation so now it is time for us to start moving our city forward. Mayor Thomas M. Communications.of our city team. Operating as quickly and seamlessly. “Friday as our officers reported to the world ‘we got him’. 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.scribd. 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. and Counseling As this plan commences we will be respectful with all memorials and other personal effects left at the scene.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . As we move toward re-opening we will continue to update the public on our progress and plans. their families and all of those impacted by last week’s tragic events . Menino and members of his Emergency Management Team and Cabinet previewed plans for the re-opening of Boylston Street and the Copley Square area of Boston.” The Mayor committed to two top priorities for the plan:   Making sure the City reopens this area as respectfully as we can for the victims. without bureaucracy for the business owners and residents who have also been affected by the attack on our City.” Mayor Menino said. Equipment and Expertise . Read Letter from Mayor Menino & Sign Up to Receive Updates The City’s Copley Square Re-Entry Plan is a multi-agency effort that maximizes all of the resources – Manpower. The Boston Police Department will return personal items secured at the scene that have not been retained as evidence by the FBI. 30 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. The Five phase plan will commence when the scene is cleared by Federal Authorities and returned to the City of Boston.30 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Apr 21.

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

including: 1.xml 32 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe. We will be taking steps to secure the public safety.html 144 http://www.gov and on Twitter @NotifyBoston.com/Event/Live_blog_Explosion_in_Copley_Square http://www. Tsarnaev. suspected of being responsible for the Boston Marathon Bombings. of Cambridge was apprehended in Watertown. and begin lining up their services. had a boat in their  142 http://news. Please monitor the news closely for updates on when the crime scene is released.bostonglobe.html 143 http://live.cityofboston. etc. 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.bostonglobe. we will then provide a staggered schedule for limited access for inspectors and business owners to survey their property to ascertain readiness to reopen. 3. In addition. Consider the types of services you may need from outside contractors. the City will move quickly to ensure that the area is safe for residents and businesses to return. who had left their home after the curfew was lifted. Ensuring that all buildings are structurally sound. in Watertown. provision delivery. citing public safety concerns.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main. construction.143 He is one of two brothers.yahoo. trash removal. board-up services. the City will have some lists available. and for residents to return to their homes. Dzhokhar A. federal prosecutors stirred controversy in legal circles by refusing to grant Dzhokhar his Miranda rights against self-incrimination.boston. If you need help securing reliable vendors.scribd. information is available at the City’s web site: www. What you can do right now: 1. after a standoff with the police.45 pm. Apr 19 Fri Suspect Captured (3 Apr 22 C) 2013 Apr 19 Friday Immediately after Dzhokhar’s capture. 2. so that we can have the best information to reach you quickly. for example.com/blogs/lookout/boston-bombing-suspect-arrest-presents-intelligence-opportunitylegal-183858408.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/story.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 2.142  Shortly before 8. We thank you for your patience as we rebuild together. Ensuring that streets and sidewalks are clean of equipment and debris and are safe for pedestrians.144 One of the people. lasting nearly two hours. 19. Please take a moment to register by calling 617 635-4500. Once we have established that these important public safety issues are resolved.

peeked inside.151 7.asp?a=2829&z=48 146 http://www.45 am: Evacuation begins at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth.emergencyemail.html 147 http://www.152 145 http://www. 147  Niagara Falls incident has been resolved.xml 33 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com/metro/2013/04/18/mit-police-officer-hit-gunfire-cambridge-policedispatcher-says/4UeCClOVeLr8PHLvDa99zK/story.148 MBTA was shut down. transportation services inside the city. 6 pm: Police lifted the curfew.torontosun.bostonglobe. Do accept our condolences.146 He lifted an edge.bostonglobe. 149 What happened to Boston on April 15. under a tarpaulin. Bostonians and other Americans responded with thanks of their own. particularly in the Middle East and Asia.bostonglobe.asp?a=2831&z=48 http://www.. with a banner reading “Boston Bombings represent a sorrowful scene of what happens every day in Syria.145 The cords securing it had been cut and there was blood near the straps.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.org/newsemergency/anmviewer. where Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was a student.com/story/201304222133-0022692 151 http://www.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . and with other cities (air.emergencyemail.html 150 http://stream. rail).html 148 http://www. so MBTA is now back in business. from a fire fight with the police.bostonglobe. during the manhunt for the brother who had escaped on foot.scribd. happens to people every day in other nations.33 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM back yard. He backed away and called the police.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/story. according to lawyer for the bomber’s friend.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.” Pictures of this demonstration were posted on social media. The people in the Massachusetts car are not related to the Boston bombing manhunt.html 152 http://www. were stopped.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/story. The small town of Kafranbel in northern Syria sent condolences to the city of Boston after last Monday's bombing.org/newsemergency/anmviewer.bostonglobe.com/metro/2013/05/02/marathon-bombing-suspects-initially-planned-julyattack-officials-say/XSpTNQmjYMK8TCNUKjsh3K/story. saw a bleeding wounded man inside.aljazeera. did not find the suspect.com/2013/04/19/cops-detain-2-men-investigate-suspicious-car-in-niagara-fallsny 149 http://www. Police had exhausted everything which could be done to find the guy. During the lockdown.150 Apr 19 Fri wee hours to morning (3 May 05) FBI gets the laptop (see that chapter) 4 days after the April 15 bombing. The city had been on lockdown. with residents asked to remain indoors. so there was now no further point to continue the constraints on the citizenry. the police conducted a door to door search. way south of Boston.

Elizabeth's Medical Center in Brighton. in Cambridge. then dumps the car and runs into the darkness.cnn.bostonglobe. for minor injuries suffered in the gunfight. During the chase.14 am: The police detonate a suspicious looking device at Charlesgate and Commonwealth Avenue.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 157 http://www.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . and traded gunfire with police for several minutes..20 am to 2.34 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 7.154 3. west to Watertown.15 am: Police surround what is thought to be the Tsarnaev residence at 410 Norfolk St.xml 154 http://www.xml 158 http://www.158 Fifteen police officers are treated at St. He drives two or three streets away.157 The brothers stopped near Dexter and Laurel streets.bostonglobe.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main. 33. MBTA Transit Police Officer Richard H. which they think was left behind by the enemy.50 am: The police detonate a suspicious looking device. Massachusetts.scribd.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe. Donohue Jr. according to hospital spokeswoman Jennifer Kovalich.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.bostonglobe.30 am: The police pursue the stolen SUV from Cambridge. at the intersection of Dexter and Laurel in Watertown.bostonglobe.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/story. with officers in pursuit. in Boston. But the car jacked victim's cell phone is still in the SUV.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.cnn.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 34 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. seeking to deal with any unexploded ordinance.153 7.bostonglobe.xml 156 http://www. allowing police to determine the vehicle is in Watertown and eventually catch up to it.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 160 http://www. the suspects are in a gunfight with the police and throwing explosive devices at the police. Not all of them detonate. 155 Apr 19 wee hours chases and battles (3 Apr 21) 1.html 159 http://www.xml 155 http://www.156 So later the police back track the chase route.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.160 153 http://www.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.159 19-year-old Dzhokar Tsarnaev drives off amid more gunfire. was wounded. He was in stable condition Friday at Mount Auburn Hospital. got out of the car.cnn. One of the suspects was apprehended and later pronounced dead at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.

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

This meant that some residents were cut off from essential supplies.bostonglobe.. The armed man takes the driver's keys and sits in the driver's seat. a Mercedes SUV at 816 Memorial Drive in Cambridge.policeone. with all residents asked to remain indoors. and he and the driver begin talking in a foreign language.a killing authorities later link to the Tsarnaevs.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.xml 176 http://www. 10.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.bostonglobe.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index. where the men attempt to get money. the city of Boston. while the kidnapped man moves to the passenger seat.bostonglobe. campus -.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe. 172 11 p..m. and in some cases the police helped them resolve their issues. The second man enters the back seat.xml 175 http://www.174 National news later reports. I did that. gets to a gas station a few blocks away.html 174 http://www. 170 They begin driving.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe. They go to an ATM machine. Here is a photo of a police officer delivering milk to a family with small children.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main. better known as the renowned Stata Center on the MIT campus.cnn.html 171 http://www. and engaging in battles with the police.176 169 170 http://www.31 pm: Police got a report of two men carjacking. He is given $45 but wants more and demands an ATM card and password. Cambridge car jacking (3 Apr 23) During the uncertainty as to locations of suspects on the run.29 pm: An MIT police office.cnn. where the captive man escapes.gde_2659304_member_234701350 173 http://www. 26.173 11 pm: The SUV driver manages to escape the carjackers.html 172 http://www. and some adjacent cities. before going to a gas station.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index. incorrectly.171 April 18 Thu nite – MIT.cnn.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.com/police-heroes/articles/6204718-Photo-Cop-delivering-milk-to-family-onBoston-lockdown-becomes-sensation/?goback=. were locked down. near Building 32.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index. of Somerville.cnn. that the car jacking had occurred at the gas station. Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer Sean Collier." the man says before forcing the victim to drive to another location where they pick up a second man.36 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM a firearm and says. is shot dead on the school's Cambridge." He then shows the driver that his gun is loaded. from where he calls authorities with details. at gunpoint. He later died.175 10.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index. 26. and the man with the gun demands money.169 "I am serious.xml 36 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. was found shot multiple times while in his cruiser at Main and Vassar streets. Massachusetts.html http://www. identified as Sean Collier. "Did you hear about the Boston explosion? .scribd.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .

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

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

50 pm The FBI says: Contrary to widespread reporting. ET: The FBI releases pictures of two male suspects being sought in connection with the Boston Marathon bombings.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .m.html 186 http://www. 184 185 http://www.Internet slang meaning laughing or laugh out loud -. saying "his first inkling came much later."184 2013 Apr 18.com/national/2013/04/boston-bombing-suspects-investigation/64341/ 187 http://www.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index.and other things Kadyrbayev said he interprets as jokes like.39 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Kadyrbayev later turns on the TV and notices one of the suspects resembles Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Kadyrbayev's lawyer. Over the past day and a half. He texts his friend to come down to meet him.cnn. no arrest has been made in connection with the Boston Marathon attack.drives to Tsarnaev's dormitory room at Pine Dale Hall on the southern Massachusetts school's campus. 2013  5 p. already back on the case in multiple threads on "/r/findbostonbombers.) April 17 Wed day-3 (3 May 04)  2. (It is not clear if Kadyrbayev was there at the time. there have been a number of press reports based on information from unofficial sources that has been inaccurate. Since these stories often have unintended consequences.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index. then Tsarnaev goes back to his dorm room. according to an FBI affidavit.cnn.186 2013 Apr 17 afternoon (3 May 04) Sometime on the afternoon of Wed April 17." ID'd the hat of Suspect 1 within minutes — even though they might not have gotten the FBI photos right the first time. "You better not text me" and "Come to my room and take whatever you want.30 pm: The folks at Reddit.cnn.187 Kadyrbayev notices that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has cut his hair short. 185  Approx 4. later disputes that assertion -. the Internet sleuths could prove to be key in addition to the people of Boston. 2 days after the bombing: Dias Kadyrbayev -. Evening: Azamat Tazhayakov -.a friend of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev since the two enrolled together at the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth the same time in fall 2011 -.scribd. His friend's response includes "LOL" -." Kadyrbayev texts Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to tell him he looks like one of the bombing suspects.Kadyrbayev's roommate at a New Bedford apartment -later tells investigators that he's with Dzhokhar Tsarnaev at the apartment until about midnight.html 39 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index.saying his client didn't immediately recognize Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as a possible bombing suspect and did not know that his friend allegedly was involved in the attack.html http://www. The two chat while Kadyrbayev smokes a cigarette. Robert Stahl.theatlanticwire. he tells investigators as recounted in an FBI affidavit.

194 12. to exercise caution and attempt to verify information through appropriate official channels before reporting.12 pm USA Today says we are up to 170 injured.192 12.188 Press release 1. and the injured count is up to 183.html 195 http://wqad. . when they show the exact same show. 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.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.scribd.baynews9. 189 1.html 192 http://www. and both are called “live.com/news/national/Boston-Marathon-bombings-Person-of-interests-apartmentsearched-203184581.   2013 April 16.usatoday.kmov. There have been vigils all over the Boston area on April-16 evening. a suspect has been identified and arrested.emergencyemail.m. 195 11:30 a.30 am Officials say bomb squad investigators were called in to the central terminal of La Guardia International Airport. 17 critical. separated by a few hours.com/story/news/2013/04/16/obama-boston-marathon-bombing-remarks/2087565/ 193 Ed Davis = Boston Police Commissioner 194 http://www.40 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM we ask the media.198 188 https://www. 176 injured.com/2013/04/16/device-at-boston-marathon-was-in-metal-pressure-cooker/ 196 http://usnews. 2013  9 pm (8 pm my time) on Piers Morgan live.”196 10.20 am: CNN says injured total is up to 183. At least 8 children were being treated at hospitals.fbi. NBC reports there were 103 patients from the blasts still being treated at six Boston hospitals.gov/news/updates-on-investigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston/updates-oninvestigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston 189 http://www. in NYC.191 1.nbcnews.” 191 http://www.org/newsemergency/anmviewer.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article.04 noon W-QAD says Boston-area hospitals have discharged at least 51 of the at least 174 people wounded in Monday’s attack.Boston officials update victims numbers to 3 dead. according to a CNN tally.190 we were told that the 3rd dead is a Chinese citizen. at least 17 of whom were critically injured. particularly at this early stage of the investigation.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .197 which was evacuated after authorities discovered a suspicious package in the terminal.56 AP/CBS quote Ed Davis193 saying there were 176 casualties at hospitals.45 pm CNN says that thanks to 2 independent videos. including some who had injuries described as “limb threatening.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/4/15/ boston_marathon_expl. This turned out to be another bogus story.asp?a=2817&z=48 190 The word “live” has become meaningless on TV news.m. 10 a.

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

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

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

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

html 45 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Jeff Bauman was waiting among the crowd for his girlfriend to cross the finish line at the Boston Marathon.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index.cnn.m. the bag exploded. and there's a phone in his left hand. he lifts the phone to his head and speaks for about 18 seconds. He has his right thumb hooked under his backpack strap.cnn.45 pm approx: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is seen on camera. he said. A man wearing a cap.cnn. 229 o He then can be seen apparently slipping his knapsack onto the ground. his brother said.scribd. 27. and dropped a bag at his feet. site of the second explosion. asked for a paper and pen and wrote. walking toward the finish line. looking at his cell phone and "once appearing to take a picture with it." but not Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. looked right at me. ‘bag. He appears calm. said in an interview. A photograph taken from the opposite side of the street shows the knapsack on the ground at Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's feet.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." About 30 seconds before the first blast. 228 Two and a half minutes later. tearing Jeff’s legs apart. bloodied and ashen.231 o "He glances to the east and then calmly but rapidly begins moving to the west. saw the guy. having left it on the ground where he had been standing.html http://www. away from the direction of the finish line. He walks away without his knapsack. A picture of him in a wheelchair.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . and the first explosion goes off within seconds (the one believed to have been triggered by his brother Tamerlan).html 232 http://www. "Virtually" everyone along Boylston turns toward the finish line. He lost both legs below the knee.’ While still in intensive care. was broadcast around the world as he was rushed to Boston Medical Center. Jeff Bauman gave the FBI a description of the man he saw. Smoking Gun video evidence (3 May 04) 2013 April 15  2.230 o Dzhokhar Tsarnaev stays at this location for about four minutes.cnn.html 230 http://www. his brother. o He finishes the call. sunglasses and a black jacket over a hooded sweatshirt looked at Jeff. “He woke up under so much drugs. 232 228 http://www.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index. Bauman’s information helped investigators narrow down whom to look for in hours of video of the attack. He stops in front of Forum.com/news/2013-04-19/boston-bombing-victim-in-iconic-photo-helped-identifyattackers.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index. Chris Bauman. on April 15.bloomberg.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index.html 229 http://www. "in apparent bewilderment and alarm.cnn.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index.html 231 http://www.

— Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia finishes to become the men’s winner.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite 238 http://usnews.42 pm approx: Tamerlan Tsarnaev begins walking toward the finish line again.html 235 http://www.233 2. He still has his knapsack. that there is the same smoking gun video evidence of him planting a bomb.238 10:10 a. Tamerlan Tsarnaev in front of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. 22 seconds. an explosion occurs in the location where Dzhokhar Tsarnaev had placed his knapsack. The pair walks east.cnn.236    Time Line prior to any known trouble (3 May 05) 2013 April 15        12:10 p.com/news/bay-city/index.com/news/bay-city/index.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite http://www.240 10 a.000 — begin their race. Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are caught on camera turning onto Boylston Street. It's about a block from the first explosion.html 242 http://usnews. — The remainder of the field of about 24.41 pm approx: Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are seen on camera standing about a half-block from Forum restaurant.nbcnews.mlive. the thoroughfare where the finish line is located. His winning time was 2 hours.46 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM o Approximately 10 seconds later.html http://www.m.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite http://www.-10:40 a.38 pm: roughly 11 minutes prior to the first blast.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite http://www.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013.235 2.html http://www.cnn.cnn.nbcnews.000 runners leaves in two waves.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .m.m.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite 239 http://usnews.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index.m.239 10:20 a. 25 seconds.com/news/bay-city/index.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013. as there is with his brother Dzhokhar. — The elite men and other top male runners — a wave of 3.mlive. Her winning time was 2 hours.m.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index.242 9:17 a. — Kenyan Rita Jeptoo crosses the finish line as the women’s winn er.scribd.mlive.m.nbcnews.241 9:32 a.nbcnews.m. Wave two leaves.234 It does not appear from the info provided so far.cnn.html 237 http://usnews.mlive. toward the Boston Marathon finish line.237 11:58 a.nbcnews. wearing a knapsack on his back. 10 minutes. on their way to the finish line at Boston’s Copley Square.html 243 http://usnews.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite 46 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. site of second explosion. — Fifty-one elite women runners set off. 2.html 241 http://usnews.cnn. — Fifty-three wheelchair competitors start the 26. 243 233 234 http://www.html 240 http://www..m.nbcnews.2-mile race.com/news/bay-city/index. 26 minutes.html 236 http://www.

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

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

we need to rethink under what scenarios they are not really contradictions. has 700. 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.scribd. Where there are apparent contradictions.249 Hindsight bias = the notion that.gladwell. news media. it is easy to see the dots. it’s not lack of info you need to address. private civilians. edge pieces. But before a terrorist attack. Compare that with disasters where the locals are in shock. infrastructure etc. The Terrorist Identities Datamart Environment.schneier.000 people on it last year. Reaction after the Boston Bombing was good because there were observers observing the scene from government security. but it’s easily in the millions.schneier. We are dealing with multi-dimensions. also known as the watch list.html 251 http://www. all of which had good cell phone connections. In a mystery.com/blog/archives/2013/05/intelligence_an. but the abundance of it.  A mystery is a situation where you already have plenty of info and the challenge is to make sense of it. We know that the no-fly list had 21.49 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. without knowing what any of it means. we are trying to fit thousands of pieces together. It is like a jigsaw puzzle where the all of the picture is facing downwards. Some solutions can be prevented with more info. including dimensions of space and time and other types of reality. where some may be identically shaped. 250 It’s easy to work backwards through the data and see all the obvious warning signs. when there are millions of dots — some important but the vast majority unimportant — uncovering plots is a lot harder. electricity. then only turn the thing over to see a possible picture. NSA and other agencies collect. The world immediately knew what had happened and how serious it was.  Some scenarios can be solved with more info. 249 250 https://www.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . and finding more of it is the key to solving the puzzle.251  A puzzle is a situation where you lack info. Similarly with hindsight. race staff. I believe there are also vulnerabilities. We need to increase intelligence analysis. after the fact.html https://www. We have no idea how many potential “dots” the FBI. a copy of the final picture. simply gathering more will achieve nothing but muddy the waters further.com/blog/archives/2013/05/intelligence_an. Frequently investigators don’t know the d ifference. I am reminded of the California earthquake at the end of a sports game being covered by TV from an airship. and almost all of them are harmless.html 49 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. We are not dealing with a 2 dimensional jigsaw puzzle where we have corner pieces. CIA.000 names on it.com/2007/2007_01_08_a_secrets. There’s a relevant distinction between puzzles and mysteries. not increase data. Millions of people behave strangely enough to warrant the FBI's notice. when everything has been connected. critics don’t understand this distinction. communications are down.

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

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

266 While most of Boston.bostonglobe. and proof of alibi. April 19. police engage in gunfight with a suspect throwing explosive devices at them.cnn.cnn. Suspect identified as Tamerlan Tsarnaev is apprehended and pronounced dead at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.20 to 2. 2013: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev continues to attend classes. This is evidence of a failure of assimilation.scribd. and dorm parties.45 pm: Dzhokhar captured alive by the police. until late in the day.261 Apr-19 Tamerlan Tsarnaev killed (3 Apr 22) April 19. after an almost 2 hour stand-off. says a friend.html 265 http://www. Dzhokhar was on the campus of University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth every day after the attack until late Thursday.264 April 17.262 April 18.com/dzhokhar-tsarnaev-acted-nothing-happened-day-marathon-friend-113900406-abc-news-topstories. 2013: The day after the bombing. After suspects kill an MIT police officer and highjack a car. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev acts like nothing has happened. abuse during questioning. 265 April 16. 2013: On Thursday. He attended classes and dorm parties and went to the gym.bostonglobe.52 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Frame-ups do occur in the USA.html 267 http://www. but they are relatively rare.html 262 http://www.html 263 http://www.bostonglobe. police release pictures of Tsarnaev brothers as primary suspects.com/2013/04/20/us/boston-youngerbrother/?sr=google_news&google_editors_picks=true 266 http://news.com/2013/04/20/us/boston-youngerbrother/?sr=google_news&google_editors_picks=true 264 http://www. than the Chechen experience.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.yahoo.267 261 http://www. and dorm parties. and America. was in a state of shock. There are police who do wrongful arrests. a university official told CNN.cnn. after he was discovered hiding inside a boat in a backyard in Watertown.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .263 April 18.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. which we find out about when there is video evidence of the circumstances of the arrest.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. 2013: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev attends classes. 2013 8. then lie on the stand. 2013 1.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. with different perpetrators.

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

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

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

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

414.org/online/emergency/default. Again.tuftsmedicalcenter.org/wiki/Tufts_New_England_Medical_Center 304 MSNBC 305 Many news stories 306 Unknown as yet if from building windows smashed by the blast. some blown off at the scene. o Out of an abundance of caution.childrenshospital. Boston Medical Center web site posted:308 o If your loved was injured at the Copley incident and is being treated at BMC. Type of shrapnel appears to be:304  Ball Bearings305  BB gun pellets  Glass shards306 The American Red Cross is involved.usatoday. If you are trying to locate a loved one. then released.org/ 309 http://www. and we expect it will be deactivated One of my e-mail pals is Mark Weisz.  As of 5. Count of injured might not include them.scribd.6030. or from the a itself. will be reporting information to the city of Boston. This means that no visitors will be allowed into the hospital until further notice.aspx 310 http://www.com/story/news/nation/2013/04/15/explosions-finish-line-bostonmarathon/2085193/ https://www.org/ https://en. but was on vacation in Florida when this crisis erupted. Our Trauma Activation Protocol was activated at 4 PM.html?smid=go-share&_r=0 308 http://www. Medical Details (3 Apr 17) On the first day:307  On Apr 15.  As of 7.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Many people were treated. o Hospitals. please call this hotline at 617-635-4500. 303 http://www. this is purely a precautionary measure.brighamandwomens.57   Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Tufts Medical Center303 I do not have complete list. who lives in the Boston area.bmc. BWH remains in lockdown mode until further notice. 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. Brigham and Women’s Hospital web site posted:309 o BWH is treating about 20 patients who were injured in the explosions this afternoon. the BMC Family Assistance Center phone number is 617.54 pm on Apr 15.nytimes. His daughter works at Mass General. There have been amputations of arms + legs. I e-mailed to check up on him.30 pm on Apr 15. including BWH.org/ 57 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com/2013/04/17/us/physical-legacy-of-bomb-blasts-could-be-cruel-for-bostonmarathon-victims. 307 http://www.wikipedia. which has organized a hotline.

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

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

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

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

kmov.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.  nails  and ball bearings. Let’s hope that brand name.cnn. charging Dzhokhar Tsarnaev with the bombing. She says the authorities are not yet sure about the other one. because it is common place for many years.html 62 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.html 322 http://www. until it gets checked out. When the metal pressure cooker explodes. some of the info in these reports may be mistaken. In the criminal complaint.co. has been used all over the world by many different bombers organizations.npr.  Bomb and shrapnel inside metal pressure cookers. and the bombs had "green-colored hobby fuse.nbcnews.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . and conspiring (with his brother).com/_news/2013/04/15/17767721-investigators-believe-boston-bombs-werepressure-cookers-hidden-in-backpacks-officials-say?lite http://www.62   Good Security Good Intelligence Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Bomb Design (3 Apr 22 C) As usual.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/04/17/177605063/why-use-a-pressure-cooker-to-build-a-bomb 321 http://usnews. Summary picture:  Low grade explosives with green colored hobby fuse.scribd.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index. Rachael Maddow on MSNBC says that only one of the two bombs left enough wreckage to be sure it was a pressure cooker. are still in business. the authorities now know both of the bombs used in the marathon attack were "low-grade explosives housed in pressure cookers.  Cookers inside black duffel bags.  Duffel bags placed in such a way as to try to avoid suspicion."322 Several news media say the authorities have the brand name of the pressure cooker.com/news/national/Boston-Marathon-bombings-Person-of-interests-apartment-searched203184581.html http://www.com/2013/04/16/device-at-boston-marathon-was-in-metal-pressure-cooker/ http://www." The pressure cookers contained nails and BBs. This does not help with who knows how to make this kind of bomb. and its records. I know from my day job that 320 (a metal kitchen pot with a locked down top) http://www. News media is reporting that the bombs were in 6-litre metal pressure cookers320 filled with shrapnel:321  shards of metal.independent.660news.  Shrapnel included nails and BBs.uk/news/world/americas/boston-marathon-bombs-pressure-cookers-filled-withball-bearings-and-nails-were-used-for-explosions--to-inflict-maximum-damage-8574228.

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

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

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

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

com/metro/2013/05/02/marathon-bombing-suspects-initially-planned-julyattack-officials-say/XSpTNQmjYMK8TCNUKjsh3K/story. so they are not to be trusted. Inaccuracies. based on who is funding / owning that media. “They had to accumulate powder from elsewhere. who may be shocked. and thus much more likely to jump to conclusions than people whose “beat” and background is relevant to the breaking story. Weimer said. any constraints imposed by governments.” Weimer said.html 67 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. I believe most all media has some bias. so double checking either is inadequate.org/2013/04/media-including-social-media-critiqued-in-reportingmarathon-bombing/ 337 http://www.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 336 http://firstamendmentcoalition. but politics and the US constitution is not breaking news for people working in the news media. There is a rush to be the first to pass along some tit bits of info.bostonglobe. and get useful info. 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. in the news.scribd. N. Worldwide a lot of news media facilities are getting blown up. We can take this into consideration when checking sources. once we know where those media sources are coming from. In the immediate aftermath of a breaking news story. from additional fireworks. able to distinguish between fact and opinion. 336 It is bad that nothing ever seems to be learned from this. surprised. it is commonplace for random reporters to be assigned. their need not to offend their advertisers.67 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Bad misinformation from news media (3 Apr 19) First info about events usually comes from witnesses. about politics. executive vice president of Phantom Fireworks. are for totally different reasons than inaccuracies in stories about breaking news events. Black Powder (3 May 05) Bill Weimer.H. by criminals who don’t like their coverage. and speculating about what happened.. Combining the black powder from the mortar kits with the three types of fireworks shown in the photo would not have been enough. who are ignorant of the context. as the false stories continue to arrive fast and furious. Well I agree there is a bias. said that Tamerlan Tsarnaev purchased two 24-shell mortar kits from the Phantom Fireworks store in Seabrook.337 The Tsarnaevs would have had to procure much more firepower for their bombs. Weimer said. and local criminals. Rarely are they trained observers. It is good that we are getting rapid identification of stories being false. or goes to other people who are equally unqualified to make credible judgments. religions. journalists killed. in February. or buying black powder directly.

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

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

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

anti-Zionists. like run by the KKK mentality. Most people know the Sikh are among the most non-violent philosophies in the world. The target was Americans. There have been many attacks against Olympics. He did not think the development of the airline industry was in the best interests of American values. For example.scribd. Jihadists don’t have any set pattern either. or some ethnic group. and they were making a lot of factual errors. non-whites. theater. or the US no longer being what they think it should be. You are ignorant. and he thought they were responsible for 9/11.71 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Piers Morgan on CNN sometimes seems to be disconnected from reality. In the Gun Control debate he seems to go out of his way to insult people. The targets were not government buildings.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 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. Look at mass shootings. But the attackers could have made the same kinds of ignorant mistakes. April 16 nite he was demanding answers to questions which I think are totally premature to ask. The target was an international event with people from approx 100 different nations. and designed to fuel more conspiracy theories. You are biased. Why did he do this? Well he could not tell the difference between different religious clothing. they spewed lots of nonsense into the coffers of conspiracy theorists. trying to match up patterns of possible bomber motivations with apparent targets. Conspiracy and Material Support (with brother). They were non-political. So while Piers Morgan’s guests were unable to definitively answer his questions. and he had other beliefs even more difficult to figure out where he was coming from. There are radical groups on the right and the left. He had various people on the show. Car-jacking (the SUV). After 9/11 there has been a humongous rise in lone wolf attacks against targets the attackers think are Muslims. different skin colors. than any other event. he thought he was attacking a Muslim. Lone wolves can be insane. someone said. or a shopping mall. Those characters just wanted to hurt a school. Crimes to charge the culprit (3 Apr 22 B)    71 Bombing public places. one red neck used a pickup truck to run down a Sikh woman. The target really has more in common with the Olympics. Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. or whoever they think are responsible for attacks on the US. Look at the Unibomber. Some were political. so it can’t be the radical right.

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

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

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

particularly the White House .uk/Article40005.S.html confusion Huffington Post370 Don’t blame Twitter.html http://www. Nothing has changed since the May 6.554.org/content/another-flash-crash-hits-wall-street 369 http://www. except stay down? Yes 367 https://en. Speculative activity has dried up 85% in Europe where such a tax is levied.org/wiki/2010_Flash_Crash http://www.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Cleveland Plain Dealer369 The false tweet went out shortly after 1 p. advising ordinary working families how to save safely for retirement.com/2013/04/23/twitter-flash-crash_n_3141311. What is a Flash Crash? http://www. There is another solution that Congress may some day be tempted to impose. 2010 Flash Crash which wiped out over 1.would cause tremendous worry of another economic slowdown.economicpopulist.com/business/index. If anything. from 14.697 to 14. and bad recession. and briefly sent the Dow Jones industrial average sharply lower.ssf/2013/04/how_did_a_fake_tweet_about_a_b.cleveland.com/business/index. used to work as a stock broker until he got disgusted with the shenanigans there.ssf/2013/04/hackers_compromise_ap_twitter.m. Al Mac = Alister William Macintyre My brother in law.org/wiki/AP_Tweet_Flash_Crash_of_2013 Economic Populist368 The same flash crash hit all major US stock markets. Boston put us on pins and needles. and moved to a new career. David.html 368 75 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. landmark .and particularly if the president were injured .a small tax on each buy and sell transaction on Wall Street. would stock market do same thing. and which already is being legislated in Europe . things have gotten worse. The Dow fell 143 points.huffingtonpost. and then quickly recovered. The problem is stock market instability. and my answers to your questions: (a) If true.marketoracle. https://en.html 370 http://www. Congress will not be tempted to take this route unless a) it is desperate for revenue.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.000 Dow points in 20 minutes. after the fake Twitter posting.wikipedia. or b) it is fed up with Flash Crashes.scribd. He replied: The following are my opinions.wikipedia.co. Another attack can send some people over an edge.cleveland. Any attack on a prominent U.

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

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

So here’s what I know so far about this. told his dorm-mates and friends. Large numbers of people have photographs from events like the Boston Marathon.html 375 http://www. but we still don’t know what led them to the activities of the 3 friends. he was not planning to return.voanews.78 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM similar to what drives some people to accept conspiracy theories instead of believing official stories.bbc. only that nothing explosive was found. Laptop (3 May 04) May-1.372 then those people get targeted by vigilantes.com/blogs/early-lead/wp/2013/04/15/explosions-at-boston-marathon-finishline/#liveblog-entry-11444 http://www.373 7 miles from the twin bombings. who lived off-campus.375 unrelated to the twin bombings. offering to them to help themselves to any of his possessions.org/ 374 http://www. and about 90 minutes later. and sometimes abused to label innocent people as suspects.thedailybeast.foxnews. the FBI came out with charges against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev 3 friends who had disposed of some of his stuff into garbage which ended up in the landfill which got searched by the authorities for 2 days.com/2013/04/27/fbi-searches-landfill-near-umass-dartmouth-in-bostonbombing-probe/ http://www. but a lot of news media made it a centerpiece of many stories which turned out to have a lot of misleading information. 78 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. which had got the story from Associated Press.com/articles/2013/04/18/how-the-internet-accused-a-high-school-student-ofterrorism. We have not yet been told what caused the fire. There was an incident at the JFK Library and Museum.bostonglobe. 377 They 371 372 http://www.com/content/live-updates-boston-marathon-explosions/1641943.nationalterroralert. Internet Hoaxes (3 Apr 23) Also see related chapters: = “Conspiracy Theories”. JFK Library (3 Apr 16) This is really a footnote to the Boston Bombing.washingtonpost. contrary to earlier news media misinformation.html 376 http://www. Boston Bomber suspect (now in custody) Dzhokhar Tsarnaev returned to his dorm after the bombing. 371 they get shared on the internet. at which time they kept mum on what they found.uk/news/magazine-22191029 http://www.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .374 initially reported as a 3rd bomb blast.376 or what led them to the landfill.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.scribd. Now we know some of what they found.com/metro/2013/04/15/jfk-library-evacuated-after-explosion-fire-polie-probepossible-link-marathon-blast/4gQintGxnUv8he2Ul8THLI/story.co. Then other media copied the misleading info. “Unanswered Questions”.html 373 http://www. without the corrections. but later determined to have been an ordinary fire. “Perfect Crime”.jfklibrary.

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

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

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

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

2013 out of Memphis.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .388 Ricin Count (3 May 05) As of April-17 mid day.uk/media/greenslade/2013/apr/18/colin-myler-boston-marathon-explosions CNN 388 http://bangordailynews. Responsibility Denied (3 Apr 22 B) Pakistani Taliban have made a claim of them NOT being responsible for this event. “We are fighting with Russia.scribd. suspected of containing Ricin. FBI April 18 update.” said a statement from Caucasus Emirate militants operating in Dagestan.  Letter to President Obama.com/doc/136745814/Dangerous-ricin 391 http://usnews.386 This led to criticism about their editorial choices." I awaited official confirmation.com/_news/2013/04/17/17794663-feds-arrest-suspect-in-ricin-positive-letterssent-to-obama-senator?lite 392 http://www.391 Later he was exonerated and a second Mississippi suspect got arrested.gov/news/pressrel/press-releases/update-fbi-response-to-reports-of-suspicious-lettersreceived-at-mail-facilities 390 http://www. "to see a wrong and not expose it. 387 A group leading an Islamist insurgency against Russia said April-21 that it was not at war with the United States. postmarked April 8.390 The news media claims that a Mississippi suspect has been arrested in this case. is to become a silent partner to its continuance.393 because the news media has on multiple occasions claimed that a suspect has been arrested in the Boston Bombing case.com/story/news/nation/2013/05/02/ricin-suspect-hearing/2128851/ 83 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com/2013/04/21/news/nation/boston-police-commissioner-believes-suspectsplanned-other-bombings/?ref=latest 389 https://www.fbi. which is responsible not only for the occupation of the Caucasus but for monstrous crimes against Muslims.guardian. without whom there would have been a heck of a lot more deaths. Tenn.. I have now seen reports on 2 letters to Washington DC leaders. distancing itself from the Boston bombings.389 Background info on Ricin.Wicker ® Mississippi. 386 387 http://www.  Letter to Senator Roger E.usatoday.nbcnews.scribd.co. only to be shown to be totally bogus report. about tests finding Ricin. included an identical phrase. The New York Daily News doctored a gruesome picture to avoid showing the horrible detail on the front page. 392 Both letters.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.

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

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

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

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

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

but I did not have the link until Apr 17.breakingnews. Multiple events are reviewing their security in the wake of this event.641755. This info came out Apr 16. but so far they all seem clueless.breakingnews.  Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon.com/item/ahZzfmJyZWFraW5nbmV3cy13d3ctaHJkcg0LEgRTZWVkGM6qvQ 4M/2013/04/15/boston-hospitals-report-more-than-100-being-treated-after-marathon-exp 420 http://www.com/item/ahZzfmJyZWFraW5nbmV3cy13d3ctaHJkcg0LEgRTZWVkGM6qvQ 4M/2013/04/15/boston-hospitals-report-more-than-100-being-treated-after-marathon-exp http://www. A few news media talking heads are speculating how come that happens. from the news media. and from previous days.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/04/15/explosions-finish-line-bostonmarathon/2085193/ 93 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. I saw on CNN that the lid of a pressure cooker had been found on a rooftop of a building near the Boston explosion. or seriously mistaken.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac 419 http://www. including:419  Boston Symphony Orchestra concert that night.chicagotribune.nz/world-news/three-dead-over-100-injured-in-boston-marathon-blasts-5407558 http://www.  Sidney Australia Marathon.0.co.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. were untrue.com/news/2013-04-15/oklahoma-city-memorial-marathon-to-review-securityafter-boston 421 http://www.  US Senate Immigration legislation announcement.story?page=2 http://tvnz. later found to be untrue. bogus. to Scribd.scribd.com/?p=28983 http://www. Synopsis known second day Apr-16 (3 Apr 16) Some of the following I learned evening of first day.418 and other places. that many major “news” from the same day. is so overwhelming. or postponed.bbc. 417 Comments there seem to indicate that the explosion was not where the “package” is shown.  National Hockey League's Boston Bruins home game against the Ottawa Senators. including: 420  London UK Marathon.co.com/news/chi-boston-marathon-explosion-20130415.421 417 418 http://riehlworldview.uk/news/world-22161572 http://www. The volume of stories. that we never know what to believe. on a daily basis.businessweek. after uploading first edition of these notes.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Several events were cancelled. Synopsis known third day Apr-17 (3 Apr 20) Here are photos before and after one of the sites where a bomb went off.scribd. The FAA is temporarily restricting flights over Boston.

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

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

news accounts have widely different depictions of the scale of the blasts. 430  There were evacuations of buildings similar to the JFK library. say there were a lot of lower extremity injuries. early on. 425 As usual. we will get a better story. There were 1. as reported via Wikipedia.com/news/chi-boston-marathon-explosion-20130415. Due to uncertainty about additional attacks.hlntv.com/article/2013/04/15/live-blog-boston-marathon-explosions 429 https://en. so whatever the attacker’s motives.427 It is too soon to know if that was thanks to the bomb blasts. have been advised to stay indoors for the time being. In time.  Security was increased at many institutions around the world.  Security increased for lots of transportation.com/story/news/nation/2013/04/15/explosions-finish-line-boston-marathon/2085193/ 424 Different news media estimates. I imagine in time we will have more specific info.com/article/2013/04/15/live-blog-boston-marathon-explosions 428 http://www.scribd. 428 The police performed a controlled explosion on at least one of them. they got some of their own people. where news coverage did not yet have a time line. 96 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.usatoday. 426 Different news media gave different versions of that relative reality. which I am guessing is the one at the 600 block of Boylston street.  Airports. so triage for the bmb survivors was rapid.chicagotribune. near the end of the race. The windows of nearby buildings were blown out.hlntv. or the shrapnel. http://www.424 there were two small explosions. I believe small.nationalterroralert. such as Amtrak.wikipedia.429 People. especially those planning similar events. there were precautions.0. Two unexploded devices were found. just like in 9/11.426 and 10-20 seconds apart. to serve expected needs of the runners.96 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM media had left.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . until more can be known.com/2013/04/15/breaking-news-explosion-at-boston-marathon-finish-line/ http://www.html http://www.425 50-100 yards distant from each other. in the area. 1-3 hours after the front runners had crossed the finish line. had ground stops.000 (?) first responders in vicinity of the end of the race. Witnesses to the injured. in the Boston area.story http://online.org/wiki/2013_Boston_Marathon_bombings 430 Amtrak = US city to city passenger rail transportation system. The Boston Marathon attracts world wide contestants from all walks of life. although HLN is reporting that one was at the Mandarin Oriental hotel and another at an undisclosed location. because of the low number of deaths compared to other bombings. The general public has not yet been told where they were found. We were fortunate the blasts were not more powerful.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323346304578424950102614148.641755. quoted by the media. 427 http://www.

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

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

Submit info to FBI website. EDT. regarding FEMA info about major incidents in America. April 22. 2013 attached. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Monday. NM.m.gov.S activity.6 – China Declaration Activity: • FEMA-4110-DR-MA & FEMA-3363-EM-TX approved Situation: • Two explosions occurred near the finish line at approx. M 6. 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. 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. 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. CA.fbi. CO. AZ Earthquake Activity: No significant U.pdf Significant Events: • West Fertilizer Plant Explosion – West.99      Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Need To Talk?: Call the Mayor's Healthline at 617-534-5050 to be connected to counselors.  201304022 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. 2:50 p. TIPS for Investigation: Call 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324) & choose prompt #3.scribd.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Submit info via email: Boston@ic. They will be available 9AM-5PM from 4/22-4/26. Residents With Questions: Call the Mayor's Hotline at 617-635-4500.

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

com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . MA • West Fertilizer Plant Explosion – West.com for updates. and commuter rail) is suspended until further notice.6 – China Declaration Activity: • Major Disaster Declaration – MA • Emergency Declaration – TX Boston Marathon Explosions April 15. Official sources day-5 Apr-19 (3 Apr 19) Boston Incidents (Police Updated 4/19 2:35PM)  MBTA: Service (including bus.mbta. train. 2:50 p. If you are at an MBTA station please do not congregate there. day shift only. 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. 176 injured/hospitalized ▲ Following gunfight on April 18. 2013 • Two explosions occurred near the finish line at approx. assisted by Boston JTTF. See www. 101 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. President approved Emergency Declaration FEMA-3362-EM • The FBI.m. 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. is serving as lead Federal agency • FEMA Region I remains partially activated to Level III. 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.101 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Significant Events: • Heavy Rains and Flooding – Midwest • Severe Storms – Mid-Atlantic • Boston Marathon Explosions – Boston.scribd. return home.

Submit info to FBI website. When they get home. Belmont.gov. For Those at Work: While the “shelter-in-place” designation remains. they are encouraged to stay home.pdf Comparing what FEMA said April-19 morning with their earlier version. Please understand we have an armed and dangerous person(s) still at large and police actively pursuing every lead in this active emergency event. 2013  201304019 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. including Acceleration Academies. 4/15 Marathon Incident Press Release: Full City of Boston response to Boston Marathon tragedy [link] 4/15 Marathon Incident Map: Latest crime scene perimeter [link]              FEMA Apr-19 (3 Apr 22 C) See within official sources for earlier days. Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. When they get home. I see:  102 Suspects update. supervisors are free to allow employees to leave work unless those employees are involved in today’s emergency operations. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Friday.scribd. City of Boston Employees: Beginning at 2:30 this afternoon. regarding FEMA info about major incidents in America. Newton & Waltham: Temporarily closed until further notice. Emergencies: Dial 911 Residents With Questions: Call the Mayor's Hotline at 617-635-4500. Brighton. BCYF: All programs and activities at all BCYF facilities are suspended today 4/19. to identify any new or corrected info.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Please be patient and use common sense. Emergency Notifications: Sign up for ALERTBoston. We will continue to update the public with more information as it becomes available. 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. employees who are at work are free to commute home per MEMA. April 19. they are encouraged to stay home. Via Email: Boston@ic. Boston City Hall: Closed for remainder of the day 4/19. and Cambridge: Citywide "shelter-in-place" is advised as this investigation unfolds. the city's emergency notification system [link] TIPS for Investigation: Call 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324) & choose prompt #3.102  Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Residents in Boston. More updates here. Newton. Trial Court Courthouses & Offices in Cambridge. Watertown. Boston Public Schools: All activities. are cancelled. Avoid congregating in large crowds until this person(s) are apprehended.fbi.

asking the general public for help in identifying them. 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. 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. MA West Fertilizer Plant Explosion – West. in Indiana-Illinois area. 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.scribd. Russia April 15. TX 103 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.2 – Kuril’sk. assisted by Boston JTTF. Earthquake Activity: M 7. TX H7N9 Avian Influenza Update Midwest Spring Flood Season ‘13 Update Significant Weather: Slight risk of severe thunderstorms – Mid-Atlantic Heavy rain & thunderstorms – Eastern U.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 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.Middle Mississippi Valley Red Flag Warnings: CA & TX. Significant Events: Severe Weather/Flooding – Midwest Boston Marathon Explosions – Boston. Mid-Atlantic into Florida Flash flooding possible. 2013 Boston page included photos from FBI of suspects. I copy paste particulars of greatest interest to me.S. is serving as lead Federal agency ▲ FBI released multiple photos of two individuals suspected to be involved • FEMA Region I remains partially activated to Level III. Emergency declaration. day shift only Fertilizer Plant Explosion – West.

limited human-to-human transmission • 15 (+1) US residents with respiratory illness who recently traveled to China were tested. 2013 President Declares Emergency for Massachusetts April 18.com/bulletins/gd/USDHSFEMA-76f487 104 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. 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.gov/disaster/3362 http://content. produce and prepare vaccine components ▲ Clinical investigational: Lots of vaccine may be available in 6-8 weeks for evaluation by NIH and vaccine manufactures ▲ CDC is conducting in vitro and animal antiviral testing of these products with H7N9 virus samples Official sources day-4 Apr-18 (3 Apr 18) FEMA on Massachusetts Explosion April 18.fema.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 13 were negative.scribd. FDA and other vaccine manufacturers to develop. 2013: • 87 (+49) confirmed human cases across 6 provinces • 17 (+7) fatalities • 4 clusters of possible. 2013 (1. H7N9 Avian Influenza A – China April 18. 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.govdelivery.04 am) 440 News Releases 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.

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

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

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

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

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

Official sources day three Apr-17 (3 Apr 17)
I have been swamped with news media updates, much of it later found to be bogus, so I went on a hunt for official sites with copies of briefings by the authorities. I may later incorporate day one two three etc. data not proven to be bogus, into the bigger picture above. Boston local government  http://www.cityofboston.gov/POLICE/  City Press Release April-15445 Massachusetts State Government  http://www.mass.gov/governor/  http://www.mass.gov/eopss/agencies/msp/ Federal agencies working this case  https://www.fbi.gov/  Boston explosion updates446
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and ATF. HSI. specialized examiners will reconstruct the device and determine its makeup and components. United States Secret Service. theu upload a revised edition of these notes. Those items have been recovered and sent to the FBI’s Laboratory in Quantico. Away from the scene.m.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . direct from this site.448 We are expediting this blast evidence to our Laboratory in Quantico. the FBI initiated a command post. Many of them were already there as part of the general security for the marathon already in place. and other personnel from every state. Massachusetts State Police. 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. yesterday afternoon. it should be ic. and ATF officially began its forensic evidence recovery effort at the site. the JTTF began its investigation. Those assigned to the JTTF. April 16. including Boston Police. intelligence analysts. local. Virginia.Remarks by Boston Special Agent in Charge. state. . Here is info from the bounce: Boston@ci.gov/news/updates-on-investigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston/updates-oninvestigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston 447 https://www.” News media has been reporting “definitely.) 447 The FBI Boston’s Joint Terrorism Task Force. prompt #3.gov. You can also call 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324). I thought that was the e-mail I sent to which bounced. and/or details regarding the explosions along the Boston Marathon route and elsewhere. video.scribd.fbi. fix any place which needs fixing. Let’s try again.fbi.108 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM If you have visual images. and local law enforcement agencies. and federal government agency associated with the JTTF—and many others on 446 https://www. Immediately after the bombing. with information. There. Virginia for a complete and thorough analysis.4 [internal] Domain >>> Lookup Failed AHA … I sent to ci. Massachusetts State Police. along with Boston PD. Their goal was to recover physical items related to the blast. All media inquiries should be directed to the FBI’s National Press Office at (202) 324-3691.fbi. composed of more than 30 federal. No piece of information or detail is too small. Let’s see if try # 2 gets thru. e-mail them to boston@ic. 2013 (p.gov (while not connected): 554 5. then review this doc. This morning the FBI. and others responded to the scene.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.4.fbi.

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

And they are on site working as we speak. .Statement by President Obama. call 617-635-4500.Statement by President Obama. 2013 452 . We have staffed our 1-800-CALL-FBI tip line and we continue to encourage individuals to contact that line with any additional tips.whitehouse. 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. We have received voluminous tips over the last 18 hours since the incidents. We commend the citizens of Boston and the citizens of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for the information that has been provided to law enforcement so far. We commend the public. 2013 453 Boston Incident Update (Police Updated 4/16 10:00AM)      Map: crime scene perimeter [link] Press Release: Full City of Boston response [link] Mayor's Hotline: For families trying to locate loved ones. To the extent the crime scene still plays in Copley perimeter—it continues to be a crime scene and may be that for days. http://www. processing evidence at the crime scene.scribd. Assistance from the public remains critical in establishing a timeline of events. 451 452 JTTF = Joint Terrorism Task Force. April 15.fbi.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. Email: Boston@ic.whitehouse. It is paramount to explain the FBI and our JTTF451 role to a greater extent—the volume of tips we have received and reiterating the resources we provide. April 16.gov Latest Updates: Follow @Boston_Police on Twitter for ongoing public safety updates. TIPS: Call 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324) & choose prompt #3. 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 . which leads to swift conclusion through due diligence and strong investigative activity.gov/the-press-office/2013/04/15/statement-president 110 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.gov/the-press-office/2013/04/16/statement-president 453 http://www.

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

scribd. 112 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. the authorities were more interested in calming the public. in some locations. In this disaster. it is pretty obvious that the authorities are competent. so I am organizing that via a separate chapter from news media sources. EDT on April 16 ▲ National IMAT White stood down • No additional requests for FEMA assistance Other Federal Response: ▲ Temporary flight restrictions remain in place in a radius of 1 nautical mile and from surface up to 2. or in helping with their future reelection. 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. There have been multiple press briefings & statements by:    Local/state/federal authorities Medical facilities Political leaders I have seen some of them. and trained in how to deal with a crisis. After 9/11.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . TN EOC remains activated at Level IV (Localized Emergency/Enhanced.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. so American leadership. Federal Response . than in understanding what the hell happened. New Hampshire JFO ▲ US&R MA-TF1 available for deployment.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 ▲ MA National Guard remains on site with 2 Civil Support Teams ▲ All shelters have closed (MEMA) ▲ NJ and MD EOCs returned to normal operations. Indianapolis Fairgrounds.m.m. by no means all. and some other disasters. has learned something since 9/11. monitoring only) in response to Explosions.FEMA: ▲ Region I RRCC transitioned to Level III (Virtual RRCC continues) • LNOs deployed to MA EOC ▲ Region I IMAT returned to Portsmouth. 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. storm front.

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

scribd. &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.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. April 15 Significant Event: • April 15 at 2:50 pm EDT. M7. & 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. closed to traffic. Boston remains open with unknown occupants • The following States have activated EOCs. 10. limited due to congestion • Boston’s Back Bay along Boylston St. DCE.3 Oklahoma.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. MD. NJ.8 Iran Declaration Activity: None Explosions – Boston MA.S. with the exception of Copley Station • Cellular service is operational. CO. MA • FEMA IMAT Team White is on Alert • No requests for assistance have been received at this time 114 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. territories Earthquake Activity: M4. 8. 13. NM & TX • Space Weather: No space weather storms observed or predicted Tropical Activity: No activity threatening U. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

8 Meg Doc. notice new chapters sections:  Extend Common Carrier. http://www. I expect in the near future to be uploading another revision of School Children Abduction Scandals. and day job responsibilities. where some simple revisions in our infrastructure should provide massive mitigation across the board. School Children Abductions.500 because I am getting a lot more info on the Ohio Cleveland Kidnap story. Apr 22 = what I added to in wee hours. At end of chapter headings is vintage how recently I updated them. Smoking Gun evidence.scribd.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . latest additions:      500 501 What culprit charged with. 59K reads collectively of all that I have uploaded = 53 documents. and other modern day crises. to improve the Amber Alert response to abducted children. Version 1.31 uploaded late nite May-11.  Scribd shows 10k reads of all prior versions of this doc (it was ½ k as of prior version).com/doc/117284229/School-Scandals-and-Abductions http://www. to improve Internet civil liberties. between Boston Bombings.scribd. and there’s also other developments. I believe we can learn from the Boston Bombing aftermath (sharing videos with FBI). I also expect in near future to upload another revision of Solution Ideas. Bombing victims all will recover.501 because once again I am seeing parallels in missed opportunities.scribd. Apr 22-C = what I added to this afternoon. Cyber Crime Epidemic. thanks to distractions with real life.  126 pages thru start of latest revision statistics (that’s 25% growth since prior share 2/3 of a month earlier)  533 (500+33) footnotes (205 growth)  1. Boston plans for re-opening impact zone.  Improve Info for Investigations – importance of authorities having a better understanding about Crime Enablers and Dirty Data. Apr 22-B = what I added to this morning. and recent advances in computer technology.  Improving Technology to Improve Justice. Approx 1 week anniversary. and so I am writing that up in my School Children notes.com/doc/119857289/Solution-Ideas 126 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.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 21 = what I added to yesterday. In the next edition. Car Jack victim story.

7 to 0.5 Meg Doc. 451 others. so 16 me.2 uploaded approx 2 pm my time (3 am EDT) Apr 22 (close to the moment of silence). V 1.1: 92 pages.9 to 1.28 Meg Doc. so 20 me. with V 0. Approx 5% increase vs. Scribd had 314-316 reads as I adjusted description. Version 0. overall 3 an hour. 1. And other topics. Version 1. 474 Scribd reads before and after I replaced version. 321 other people.8 having 19 in 4 hours or 5 an hour.0 to 1.9 getting 21 reads in 14 hours = 1 ½ an hour. Approx 5% increase vs. from earlier shares. 436=>439 Scribd reads as I replaced version.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Approx 10% increase vs. so 18 me. 444 (411+33) footnotes. 375 others. about 3 reads an hour. prior day version. 419 (386+33) footnotes. 569 PDF. 503k PDF. 393-395 Scribd reads as I replaced version. 363 footnotes (330+33). Version 0. Approx 10% increase vs.1 uploaded approx 2 am my time (3 am EDT) Apr 22 or I have messed up with my arithmetic. and uploaded latest revision. adjusted tags to include relevant geography and other info about the brothers Grimm. 467k PDF. so it is now 156 hours since the bombing … let’s quit tracking this data point. earlier in evening version. More known about suspects.8 upload just before 8 pm my time (9 pm EDT) Apr 19 “B” or 102 hours after bombing: 72 pages.2 got 35 reads in 12 hours or about 3 an hour. Conspiracy Theories. 358-360 Scribd reads as I replaced version. V0. 398 footnotes (365+33).1 to 1. Version 1. 1. morning version. 127 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. 1.8 to 0. or 98 hours after bombing: 68 pages. 296 footnotes (263+33). prior day version. 626k PDF. version. 302 other people. 15-16 17 18 19 20 21 is 6 days @ 24 hours.6 to 0.0 uploaded approx 7 pm my time (8 pm EDT) Apr 21 or 125 hours after bombing: 88 pages. 1. with from V 0. wee hours version. Version 0. so 14 me.0 got 33 reads in 9 hours. 342 others. approx 3 reads an hour overall. in early evening. which is an increase to 3 an hour rate. Marginal increase vs. TOC almost 3 pages. earlier in day. 1.3 Meg Doc. 1. or it may just be time of day. 946k Doc.127     Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Lots additions to Time Line. 2 ½ pages TOC. 602k PDF. 668k PDF.1 got 41 reads in 7 hours or about 6 an hour rate. 23 me.9 uploaded just after 10 am my time (11 am EDT) Apr 20 or 116 hours after bombing: 83 pages. Approx 15% increase vs. and from V 0. 1 meg Doc.7 upload just after 4 pm my time (5 pm EDT) Apr 18. Perfect Crime explained vs. TOC is now 2 pages. about 1 an hour. 101 pages. overnite. and 3 pm to 3 am is 12 hours. Version 1. 335-337 Scribd reads during my replacing latest version.4 meg Doc. 416 others.scribd. climbing again. 320 footnotes (287+33).7 had 23 reads in 18 hours. 23 me.

After uploading this. 535k Doc. from time of each upload so far. Version 0. approx 5 an hour overall. 389k PDF. or approx 10 an hour.3 to 0. Approx 30% increase vs. Five have been me.1 launch approx 6 hours after the bombing = 9 pages. I had found out about it about 1 hour after it happened. or 56 hours after bombing: 48 pages.6 upload 11 pm my time (midnite EDT) Apr 18. or 32 hours after the bombing = 40 pages. 245 by other people. which I believe is a count of how many people have looked at it in the 19 hours it was there so far. 81k PDF.scribd. Between uploading version 0. Two are mine. 137k Doc. 192k PDF. 385k PDF. TOC almost 2 pages. just after 3 pm my time = 31 pages. Version 0.5 upload approx 4 pm my time (5 pm EDT) Apr 18. Version 0.3 had 48 reads in 13 hours. 315k PDF. so that’s 172 reads by other people.scribd. Approx 20% increase vs.128 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Version 0. Scribd had 250 reads before I uploaded this new edition.2 to 0. the count was 177 reads of this at Scribd. prior day version. 225 footnotes (198+27). or 80 hours after bombing: 61 pages. or 74 hours after bombing: 58 pages. 831k Doc.2. maybe 3 an hour overall.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac 128 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. 267 footnotes (234+33). 9 TOC. 202 footnotes (175+27). V 0. V 0. 279 other people. or about 4 an hour. about 2 an hour. 253 after both upload and adjust description. Scribd had 276-278 reads. Marginal increase vs.4 had 73 reads in 24 hours. of these research notes on Scribd. or about 3 an hour.4 upload almost midnite my time April-17 evening. so 8 reads total by me. there had been 122 reads.5 to 0.502 I see 124 reads. about 1 an hour. Version 0. prior day version. V 0. 786k Doc. TOC just over 1 page. 249k PDF. 502 http://www.4 to 0. version. 255 footnotes (222+33).5 had 23 reads in 18 hours.6 had 11 reads in 6 hours. 643k Doc. so 10 reads my total. Scribd had 289-291 reads. 54 footnotes (30+24). earlier in day. Approx 20% increase vs. 163 footnotes (136+27). Version 0. 412k Doc.3 uploaded almost midnite my time April-16 evening. 268 other people.2 uploaded approx 25 hours after the bombing.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . prior day version. That’s an average of approx 5 an hour overall. V 0. so 12 me.1 and 0. maybe 4 an hour overall. in the evening. Approx 200% increase vs. prior day version.