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

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

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

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

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

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

gov/stats-services/victim_assistance/seeking-victim-information/assistance-for-victimsof-the-boston-marathon-bombings 8 • Red Cross Disaster Relief donations: https://www.redcrossblood.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .7 Electronic Versions of Key Resources:   Coping After Terrorism for Injured Survivors | (pdf) Practical Ideas for Coping with Trauma Help for Victims of Crime Brochure | (pdf) For Children:        Children and Youth-SAMHSA Disaster Behavioral Health Information Series Installment Parent Tips for Helping Preschool-Age Children After Disasters (pdf) Parent Tips for Helping School-Age Children After Disasters (pdf) Tips for Parents on Media Coverage (pdf) After a Crisis: Helping Young Children Heal (pdf) Talking to Children About the Bombings (pdf) Parent Guidelines for Helping Youth After the Bombings (pdf) Additional Resources:    Massachusetts Crimes Compensation Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office Massachusetts Office for Victim Assistance To Report a Tip or Submit Photos and/or Videos Related to the Investigation:   Go to https://bostonmarathontips.scribd.org/donate/index. there are also a mountain of criminals claiming to be with some good cause to help the victims.gov Call 1-800-CALL-FBI Charities (3 Apr 26) After any major disaster.fbi. If you want to give to the Red Cross.org/donating-blood 6 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Victims will be put in contact with the FBI Office for Victim Assistance. 8 not to some crook claiming to be a representative of the Red Cross.fbi. where the money is really going to go to the pockets of the crooks. where our hearts pour out to want to help the victims. for example. give to the Red Cross. so everyone needs to do due diligence.6 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM FBI Victim Assistance Call Center at 1-800-331-0075 to provide their information.redcross. and not to help the people in need. I personally go to an office of the 7 https://www.jsp?donateStep=2&itemId=prod10002 • Red Cross blood donations: http://www.

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

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

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

to put some things in perspective.mozilla:enUS:official&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&ei=yqJyUd3sBuq50AHwyoGIAg&ved=0CDsQsAQ&biw=1 440&bih=697 10 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.. throwing explosives.37 34 http://www. car jacking.co. I also saw early news about them claiming they lived for a while in Turkey.pdf See the chapter “Official sources day two” on FEMA. Chechnya.com/search?q=chechnya+map&client=firefox-a&sa=X&rls=org. although the family is apparently ethnic Chechan. The BBC has a map of where some of this was happening. put down by Russia.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.bbc. Let’s look at map of where Chechnya is relative to Kyrgyzstan and Dagesta. Here are map images for Chechnya. I plan to add some info here. as we went from supporting freedom fighters against repressive regimes. Dagestan.google.36 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Tuesday.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe. shoot outs. which they update as they get new info. and lots more. The time line of all this has not been covered well in the West.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Info in the time line about the boys biographical history does not seem to agree on where they have been.xml 37 https://www.com has a map.bostonglobe. Boston Demographics (3 Apr 20) Boston is a city of some 625.000. when the news story dies down.scribd. showing events in this war between the suspects and not only the police. 2013  201304016 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. then people from there engaged in various attacks against Russian interests around the world. Page 4 of the PDF has a map with multiple relevant locations. but anyone they encounter in the Boston area. Chechnya is where in recent history there has been a revolution.35 The Bostonglobe. April 16.boston. Kyrgyzstan (3 Apr 22) The news media has been blasting that the boys were from Chechnya. to supporting most all governments against disaffected rebels after 9/11. which the national news media did a totally shoddy job of trying to report. in a metropolis of 2 million. with retail businesses.com/news/local/massachusetts/graphics/map_of_reported_location_of_explosion_near_ finish_line/?rss_id=Top+Stories&camp=twit:bostondotcom-robo&dlvrit=980919 35 http://www. like Russia.

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

com/2013/04/21/give-thanks-for-dumbterrorists/?xid=gonewsedit&google_editors_picks=true 42 http://swampland.  After the 1993 World Trade Center bombing. Some terrorists have such a hatred for the nation. 41 http://swampland. then they get clarified. that it does not occur to them to do things that law abiding persons might do.scribd. “Perfect Crime”. see in time line and fact checking threads:  Could anything have been done differently to prevent this?  Conspiracy Theories. thanks to the news media. so the bombs did not go off on schedule. “Flash Crash Stock Market”.  Sandy Hook elementary school shooting. Murrah Federal Building in downtown Oklahoma City in April 1995. “Internet Hoaxes”. Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Unanswered Questions (3 Apr 25) Also see related chapters = “Conspiracy Theories”. there was a move by social media to refer to the shooter by anything other than his name. such as the concept of daylight savings or AM PM.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. Should a similar strategy apply here? Sometimes terrorists do things because they are mentally disturbed.41 Some terrorists are either stupid. For some of what is still unresolved. thrown off by a daylight savings clock change.  Some Palestinian terrorists in Israel. some of what they do is not rational.time.42  Some Madrid bombers set timers for the wrong AM PM.  Unibomber.12  China to the east.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . He had also helpfully used his own name to rent the Ryder truck which carried the bomb. on the theory that a motive was a desire to become famous. whose bomb exploded while they were still transporting it. He got a visit from a SWAT team and a life sentence instead. always a good way to attract police notice quickly. were recovered and disarmed by authorities.time. Timothy McVeigh was caught after a highway patrol officer pulled him over for driving a car without a license plate. which could be denied by never using his name. which may apply to:  Aurora theater shooting.  Crimes to charge the culprit.  After blowing up the Alfred P. When they have a mental illness. Some topics are confusing at first. or lack some key piece of information. one of the plotters tried to get back the $400 deposit he’d put down on a rented truck that had carried the bomb. In the aftermath of the Aurora theater bombings.

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

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

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

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

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

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

was broadcast around the world as he was rushed to Boston Medical Center. He had a falling out with Tamerlan in 2009. and dropped a bag at his feet.wikipedia. A man wearing a cap.scribd. saw the guy. “He woke up under so much drugs.yahoo.com/news/2013-04-19/boston-bombing-victim-in-iconic-photo-helped-identifyattackers. on April 15. looked right at me. Ruslan is an uncle to the Tsarnaev brothers. 27. Tsarnaev brothers (3 Apr 22) Wikipedia has a write-up on the Tsarnaev brothers. asked for a paper and pen and wrote. his brother said. merges with what we already know 74 http://www.19  Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM A source briefed on the investigation said Tsarnaev was wearing explosives and an explosive trigger when his body was recovered.78 What the news media reports of their ancestry. A picture of him in a wheelchair.html 75 http://news. ‘bag. Jeff Bauman gave the FBI a description of the man he saw.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 19 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. He lost both legs below the knee. tearing Jeff’s legs apart. Jeff Bauman was waiting among the crowd for his girlfriend to cross the finish line at the Boston Marathon.’ While still in intensive care. the bag exploded.html 77 https://en.html 76 http://www.75 Bauman witness (3 Apr 20) Just before 3 p. bloodied and ashen.77 Tsarnaev brothers came to America several years ago and were living in the Boston area.m.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Chris Bauman. when in a phone conversation Tamerlan said that he had chosen "God's business" over work or school.bloomberg. he said.com/bombing-suspect-uncle-had-falling-over-islam-162246172.76 Two and a half minutes later. his brother. sunglasses and a black jacket over a hooded sweatshirt looked at Jeff.com/metro/2013/04/18/mit-police-officer-hit-gunfire-cambridge-policedispatcher-says/4UeCClOVeLr8PHLvDa99zK/story. Tsarni said he then contacted a family friend who told him Tsarnaev had been influenced by a recent convert to Islam.bostonglobe. Tsarni. said in an interview. Bauman’s information helped in vestigators narrow down whom to look for in hours of video of the attack.

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

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

http://www. with info relevant to the Boston Bombings. April 17.” 96 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 16 info.95  201304017 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. Remarks by Boston Special Agent in Charge.com/doc/114094060/Indy-Boom 95 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 17 info. morning after the Boston Bombings. 2013.” 94 My notes on this will be in the next edition shared of my US epidemic of critical infrastructure explosions.22  Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 201304019 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.pdf Statement by President Obama.pdf FEMA on Massachusetts Explosion April 18. with info on Boston Bombings.com/doc/114094060/Indy-Boom 93 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 18 info. 2013. 2013 (a. 2013 President Obama. April 18. 2013 (p.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . until his capture just before 8. April 15.) Statement by Attorney General Holder. 2013 Picture of final suspect (3 Apr 20) Here is a picture from the FBI. April 16. of whom Boston authorities were hunting. with lots of relevant info. April 18. 2013 (1. 2013 Here is FEMA report three days after the Boston Bombings. 2013 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Tuesday. April 18.” 92 22 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. http://www. April 16.m.) Statement by President Obama.scribd.94  201304018 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. 2013.04 am) FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Wednesday. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Thursday.93 Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion.scribd. April 16.97 Do not approach him. April 16. 2013 Remarks by Boston Special Agent in Charge.96  201304016 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.pdf Boston Special Agent in Charge.m.scribd.45 pm Apr-19.pdf See chapter “Official sources day two” where I have extracted relevant details. He is 91 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 19 info. April 16.” My notes on this will be in the next edition shared of my US epidemic of critical infrastructure explosions.

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

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

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

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

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

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

cnn. 126 It was just them two trouble makers. not connected to any organization which is a continuing threat."129 Agents also scoured the brothers’ credit-card records and other material seized from their apartment and car for evidence of bomb components. the backpacks used.gov/news/Default.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.ece 133 http://www.html 131 http://bangordailynews.aspx?id=6091 29 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. authorities said April-21.29 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM alone.131 The two men suspected in the Boston Marathon bombings were armed with a small arsenal of guns.html 130 http://www.133 125 http://usnews. just in case.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone.dallasnews.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .toledoblade. investigators are continuing to search whether they had help or were operating in league with anyone else.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.html 127 http://www. they seize BB's. Among other things. "a large pyrotechnic. on the campus of the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index.nbcnews. However." 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.128 The FBI searches Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's dorm room in Pine Dale Hall.com/_news/2013/04/21/17841985-crowdfunding-raises-2-million-for-bostonvictims-critics-urge-caution?lite 126 http://www.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. and were most likely planning more attacks.cityofboston.scribd. ammunition and explosives when they first confronted police early April-19.toledoblade.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone.html 128 http://www. and shootings later in the week.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone. and other evidence tying them to the bombings last Monday.toledoblade.toledoblade.html 129 http://www.com/news/local-news/20130422-boston-suspects-arsenal-indicates-theyplanned-more-attacks-police-say.com/2013/04/21/news/nation/boston-police-commissioner-believes-suspectsplanned-other-bombings/?ref=latest 132 http://www.

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. a huge sigh of relief was felt across our great city and nation so now it is time for us to start moving our city forward. Operating as quickly and seamlessly.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Read Letter from Mayor Menino & Sign Up to Receive Updates The City’s Copley Square Re-Entry Plan is a multi-agency effort that maximizes all of the resources – Manpower. Communications. Mayor Thomas M. and Counseling As this plan commences we will be respectful with all memorials and other personal effects left at the scene.” Mayor Menino said. without bureaucracy for the business owners and residents who have also been affected by the attack on our City. 30 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.scribd.” The Mayor committed to two top priorities for the plan:   Making sure the City reopens this area as respectfully as we can for the victims. The items that are now part of a memorial to victims at the intersection of Boylston and Berkeley Streets will be temporarily relocated to Copley Square Park as will other items from other memorial sites around the area. Equipment and Expertise .of our city team. The Boston Police Department will return personal items secured at the scene that have not been retained as evidence by the FBI. 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. The Five phase plan will commence when the scene is cleared by Federal Authorities and returned to the City of Boston. As we respect the need for people to continue to express their support for the victims and our city we will place large message boards in the vicinity of the area to allow people to record their thoughts and reflections.30 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Apr 21. “Nearly a week ago our City took a deep breath and was forced to dive into a pool of uncertainty and fear. “Friday as our officers reported to the world ‘we got him’.

Tsarnaev is still alive.lawfareblog. Engineers are checking the structural integrity of buildings near the bombing scene before that area fully reopens.scribd.gov/news/Default.134 Apr 20 Sat (3 Apr 22 B) 2013 Apr 20 Saturday Dzhokhar A.mit.com/2013/04/todays-headlines-and-commentary-407/ 140 http://tech.com/blogs/lookout/boston-bombing-suspect-arrest-presents-intelligence-opportunitylegal-183858408. so I’m going to leave that to the Twitter list and news links that Alan and Susan are running.com/doc/136251735/President-Obama-Boston-marathon 139 http://www.aspx?id=6089 31 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.edu/V133/N19/policeman. and the City is providing support to the FBI as they secure this area.com/US/boston-bombing-suspect-dzhokhar-tsarnaev-conditioninterrogated/story?id=19009283&google_editors_picks=true 135 http://news.go. 134 http://abcnews.html 136 http://abcnews. 138 Morning after the running battles between suspects and police. Anyone with counseling needs should contact the Mayor’s Health Line at 617 -534-5050.31 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM For more information or resources please log onto http://cityofboston. Businesses affected can call or visit our Business Resource Center at the Park Plaza Hotel.yahoo.lawfareblog. 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. 137 US Flag is to be flown at ½ mast thru April 20.141 The impact area is currently an FBI crime scene.135 He is not yet in a condition where he can be questioned.cityofboston.136 Federal Public Defender’s office says they will assign a lawyer for this guy. 140 Too much is in flux to summarize the developments in Boston. in honor of Boston victims. Here’s Lawfare QUOTE139 Here is the MIT student newspaper The Tech‘s report on last night incidents.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .gov/oneboston or call our Mayor’s Hotline at 617-635-4500.go.com/2013/04/federal-public-defender-to-represent-boston-marathon-suspectdzhokhar-tsarnaev/ 138 http://www. various people try to put in perspective what happened.scribd.html 141 http://www.com/US/boston-bombing-suspect-dzhokhar-tsarnaev-conditioninterrogated/story?id=19009283&google_editors_picks=true 137 http://www. and under heavy guard at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston.

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

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

in Cambridge.cnn.34 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 7.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.bostonglobe. was wounded.xml 156 http://www.cnn.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 34 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.scribd.30 am: The police pursue the stolen SUV from Cambridge. according to hospital spokeswoman Jennifer Kovalich. which they think was left behind by the enemy.14 am: The police detonate a suspicious looking device at Charlesgate and Commonwealth Avenue.154 3.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main. west to Watertown. seeking to deal with any unexploded ordinance. 33. then dumps the car and runs into the darkness. and traded gunfire with police for several minutes. 155 Apr 19 wee hours chases and battles (3 Apr 21) 1.20 am to 2.bostonglobe. got out of the car.153 7.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .xml 158 http://www.160 153 http://www. He drives two or three streets away.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 157 http://www.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.157 The brothers stopped near Dexter and Laurel streets.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/story.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.15 am: Police surround what is thought to be the Tsarnaev residence at 410 Norfolk St.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 160 http://www. Massachusetts. Donohue Jr.bostonglobe.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.50 am: The police detonate a suspicious looking device. in Boston. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Brighton.cnn.html 159 http://www.bostonglobe.xml 154 http://www. One of the suspects was apprehended and later pronounced dead at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.159 19-year-old Dzhokar Tsarnaev drives off amid more gunfire. He was in stable condition Friday at Mount Auburn Hospital. allowing police to determine the vehicle is in Watertown and eventually catch up to it. But the car jacked victim's cell phone is still in the SUV.158 Fifteen police officers are treated at St. for minor injuries suffered in the gunfight.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.xml 155 http://www. with officers in pursuit.bostonglobe.. MBTA Transit Police Officer Richard H. the suspects are in a gunfight with the police and throwing explosive devices at the police. Not all of them detonate.156 So later the police back track the chase route. at the intersection of Dexter and Laurel in Watertown. During the chase.

ending in Water town.166 Later. threatening it with explosives strapped to their chests. Police say the suspects threw explosives from the car at the police. the suspects allegedly hijacked the policeman’s cruiser. Policed chased the vehicle to Watertown. Apr 18-19 Car jack victim story (3 Apr 22 C) A man is sitting in his car on a road in Cambridge when a man taps on the passenger-side window.com/2013/04/18/report-mit-officer-fatally-shot-in-cambridge-massexplosives-found/ 162 https://en.wikipedia. then later in the evening carjacked an SUV.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 168 https://en.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . The driver rolls down the window.35 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Apr 18-19 nite – national TV news confusion (3 Apr 21) Here are lots of links to stories about the confrontations between the suspects and the police. not yet clear if it was before or after the SUV car jacking.com/_news/2013/04/19/17817173-one-boston-marathon-suspect-killed-secondsuspect-his-brother-on-loose-after-firefight?lite 167 http://www.163 The suspects carjacked a silver Mercedes SUV in Cambridge and forced the owner to use his ATM card to obtain $800 in cash. then one suspect.org/wiki/Boston_Marathon_bombings#MIT_shooting_and_Watertown_incident 163 http://www. They then released the man when the ATM cash limit was reached. Massachusetts. 164 At some point.cnn.168 There was a battle between the police and the suspects in Watertown.cnn.org/wiki/Boston_Marathon_bombings#MIT_shooting_and_Watertown_incident 35 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.wikipedia.scribd. and that the policeman was found in it.nbcnews.nationalterroralert. police chase. thru car jacking.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 166 http://usnews. was apprehended by police and taken to Beth Israel hospital. they allegedly robbed a 7-eleven store in Cambridge.162 According to the news media. dead. where witnesses reported hearing explosions and automatic weapons fire. police said some other suspects had done the 7-eleven crime. multiple fire fights. where he died from his injuries.emergencyemail.161 On the campus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) there was a shooting incident where a police officer got killed. which were chasing them. We are later told that the suspects did NOT steal the cruiser.167 In the wee hours.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 164 http://www. 165 Somewhere in the process. and the man lets himself into the car. Tamerlan Tsarnaev.asp?a=2826&z=29 165 http://www. from MIT campus. points 161 http://www. the suspects may be driving two cars.org/newsemergency/anmviewer. there was at least one car chase.cnn.

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

and 7 p. After waking. There.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index.cnn.37 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 10. he.m." He adds he did not understand much of what the roommates. and he responded. According to Kadyrbayev.. which he tosses in a dumpster outside his apartment. April 18 10+pm Dzhokhar friends loot to Bedford apt (3 May 04) Around 10 p. the next day. "Do what you have to do. Tazhayakov and Phillipos take the backpack and computer to the New Bedford. Phillipos recalled. 179 Phillipos said Kadyrbayev asked him about 11 p. Phillipos stays up until 4 a. Friday watching television with Tazhayakov.m. said afterward because they talked mostly in Russian.m. onward: Kadyrbayev later tells investigators that. In federal documents.cnn. the backpack was gone. Tazhayakov and Phillipos meet on the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth campus and go to Tsarnaev's dorm room. He said that Kadyrbayev decided -. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.m.180 177 http://www.m.: Kadyrbayev. He said it happened around 6 a. Massachusetts. April 18 6+pm Dzhokhar friends visit his dorm room (3 May 04) 6 p.m. Kadyrbayev and Tazhayakov. they watch news reports that broadcast photos of the man who would later be identified as their mutual friend. because it became clear from a CNN report that we were watching that (Dzhokhar Tsarnaev) was one of the Boston Marathon bombers. between 6 p.24 pm: Police got the first reports of gunshots at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).html 180 http://www. the three collectively decide to throw away the backpack and fireworks because they don't want Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to get in trouble. after he.html 179 http://www. Tazhayakov gives different timing. 178 Kadyrbayev puts them in a black trash bag.. Kadyrbayev and Phillipos see news reports that identify their friend.cnn.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index.m." By the time he woke up after a two-hour nap.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. as to when the backpack was discarded. Phillipos says later that Kadyrbayev and Tazhayakov both "started to freak out.and Tazhayakov agreed -that they should toss the backpack. as one of two Boston attack suspects.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.177 MIT is located in Cambridge which is just across the Charles river from Boston.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index.bostonglobe. apartment shared by the first two young men.xml 178 http://www.scribd.html 37 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." "When Tazhayakov learned of the message. The young men take the backpack out of the dorm room. at that time. in the backpack. the three -.: As he is driving home from Boston. he believed he would never see Tsarnaev alive again." a federal affidavit states. 3 days after the bombing: Azamat Tazhayakov attends a class at the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index. Just before they go in.m.Kadyrbayev. at which time Kadyrbayev shows Tazhayakov photos broadcast by CNN of a suspect he believes is their friend Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. after which Dzhokhar Tsarnaev drives him home to his New Bedford apartment. While watching a movie. each between six to eight inches long. Kadyrbayev knew Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was involved in the Marathon bombing -. Kadyrbayev says that he talked on the phone with Robel Phillipos -. Kadyrbayev also finds a jar of Vaseline that he thought Dzhokhar Tsarnaev used "to make bombs. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's roommate lets all three young men into the room. Phillipos tells investigators that he noticed about seven tubular fireworks. because one of the Marathon bombing suspects looks familiar.spot a backpack with fireworks that have been opened and emptied of powder. telling them that Tsarnaev had left a few hours earlier.html http://www. Tazhayakov and Phillipos -. According to Tazhayakov's account in an FBI affidavit.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index. "I'm about to leave if you need something in my room take it. as well as Tsarnaev's laptop.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index. Phillipos tells Kadyrbayev to put the news on when he gets home. Tazhayakov later recalled.m.38 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Tazhayakov claims that it was around 9 p.html 183 http://www. Tazhayakov says that Kadyrbayev showed them a text message from Tsarnaev saying. that Kadyrbayev texts Phillipos so they can all meet at Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's dorm room." The same affidavit states that. according to Tazhayakov's account to investigators.cnn. 182 April 18 Dzhokhar friends communications (3 May 04) Sometime on the afternoon of Thu April 18.cnn.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Tazhayakov and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.m.html 38 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.scribd.181 It's at this time. 181 182 http://www. to 6 p.who also enrolled at the southern Massachusetts university at the same time as him. The two meet at the New Bedford apartment they share.183 5 p.cnn.an assertion that his lawyer denies.

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

html 192 http://www. 2013  9 pm (8 pm my time) on Piers Morgan live.188 Press release 1.emergencyemail.30 am Officials say bomb squad investigators were called in to the central terminal of La Guardia International Airport.baynews9. and the injured count is up to 183.45 pm CNN says that thanks to 2 independent videos. There have been vigils all over the Boston area on April-16 evening. at least 17 of whom were critically injured.197 which was evacuated after authorities discovered a suspicious package in the terminal.fbi. 176 injured.asp?a=2817&z=48 190 The word “live” has become meaningless on TV news. This turned out to be another bogus story.191 1. to exercise caution and attempt to verify information through appropriate official channels before reporting. including some who had injuries described as “limb threatening.194 12.198 188 https://www. a suspect has been identified and arrested.usatoday.com/story/news/2013/04/16/obama-boston-marathon-bombing-remarks/2087565/ 193 Ed Davis = Boston Police Commissioner 194 http://www. particularly at this early stage of the investigation.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .nbcnews. when they show the exact same show.   2013 April 16.com/2013/04/16/device-at-boston-marathon-was-in-metal-pressure-cooker/ 196 http://usnews. in NYC. 10 a. 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.56 AP/CBS quote Ed Davis193 saying there were 176 casualties at hospitals.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.” 191 http://www.m. . separated by a few hours. 17 critical.190 we were told that the 3rd dead is a Chinese citizen.12 pm USA Today says we are up to 170 injured.20 am: CNN says injured total is up to 183. NBC reports there were 103 patients from the blasts still being treated at six Boston hospitals.Boston officials update victims numbers to 3 dead.org/newsemergency/anmviewer.com/news/national/Boston-Marathon-bombings-Person-of-interests-apartmentsearched-203184581.scribd.”196 10. and both are called “live. according to a CNN tally.40 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM we ask the media.kmov. 189 1.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article.192 12.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/4/15/ boston_marathon_expl.m. 195 11:30 a. At least 8 children were being treated at hospitals.04 noon W-QAD says Boston-area hospitals have discharged at least 51 of the at least 174 people wounded in Monday’s attack.gov/news/updates-on-investigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston/updates-oninvestigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston 189 http://www.html 195 http://wqad.

but they had some small pieces of info not previously in my notes.com/news_opinion/local_coverage/2013/04/mechanic_suspect_was_in_rush_for_car_d ay_after_bombing 201 http://www. "Voluminous" amount of tips have been received. o Most of “what we now know. so I knew this had to be taped replay of some earlier broadcast.html 199 http://www. many of the pictures of people being interviewed. — NBC says Police have confirmed two explosives. tried to pick up his girl friend’s car. outside hospitals etc. later to be identified as one of the bombers. 200 Late nite Apr 15-16 (3 Apr 19 C) 2013 April 16.nbcnews.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Sometime on Monday.nationalreview. Congress had a moment of silence to honor the Boston victims.Officials from Boston. 2013  2 am my time. CNN revises the number of injured up to 144. MSNBC gave a round-up of “what we now know”.scribd.m.203 198 http://www. be-on-the-lookout alerts are issued for a man seen leaving the blast scene in dark clothing and a hood as well as one for a rental truck seen attempting to enter the area near the finish line.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/4/15/ boston_marathon_expl. photos or video to call 1800-225-5324.201  10:32 P. CNN now reports that today’s bombing left at least 141 injured and three dead.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article. While they acted as if this news was “live”. Massachusetts. . #3.nationalreview.199 9:30 a. about the Boston bombing.M. 2013 April 15  10:50 P. which was 3 am Eastern.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/4/15/ boston_marathon_expl. and news personnel on the scene.baynews9. announce: anyone with any information. one of the young men.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite 41 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com/corner/345645/boston-marathon-updates-nro-staff 202 http://www.M. each of which contained BBs or ball bearings that functioned as shrapnel. .41   Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 9:45 a.m.html 200 http://bostonherald.baynews9.FBI spokesperson Richard DesLauriers: "This remains a very active investigation" in multiple locations in and around Boston.com/corner/345645/boston-marathon-updates-nro-staff 203 http://usnews.202  10:20 p.” according to MSNBC was stuff I already knew from other sources. were daylight. ATF and FBI hold news conference. The morning after the bombing. even though it was not yet fixed.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article.m.

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

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

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

he lifts the phone to his head and speaks for about 18 seconds.45 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Witness survives to identify one bomber (3 Apr 18 B) Just before 3 p.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index. Bauman’s information helped investigators narrow down whom to look for in hours of video of the attack.html 229 http://www.scribd. looked right at me.html 45 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Chris Bauman.html 232 http://www. site of the second explosion.45 pm approx: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is seen on camera. "in apparent bewilderment and alarm. on April 15. and dropped a bag at his feet. looking at his cell phone and "once appearing to take a picture with it. 232 228 http://www. A man wearing a cap.html 231 http://www." but not Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.html http://www. “He woke up under so much drugs. He lost both legs below the knee. He has his right thumb hooked under his backpack strap.com/news/2013-04-19/boston-bombing-victim-in-iconic-photo-helped-identifyattackers. Jeff Bauman gave the FBI a description of the man he saw.cnn. He walks away without his knapsack. He stops in front of Forum. the bag exploded. having left it on the ground where he had been standing.231 o "He glances to the east and then calmly but rapidly begins moving to the west. ‘bag.’ While still in intensive care. away from the direction of the finish line.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .cnn.html 230 http://www. A photograph taken from the opposite side of the street shows the knapsack on the ground at Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's feet. and the first explosion goes off within seconds (the one believed to have been triggered by his brother Tamerlan).m. A picture of him in a wheelchair.230 o Dzhokhar Tsarnaev stays at this location for about four minutes.bloomberg. said in an interview. 228 Two and a half minutes later. sunglasses and a black jacket over a hooded sweatshirt looked at Jeff. He appears calm." About 30 seconds before the first blast. "Virtually" everyone along Boylston turns toward the finish line.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index. bloodied and ashen. he said. 27. his brother. tearing Jeff’s legs apart. and there's a phone in his left hand.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index. walking toward the finish line. saw the guy. was broadcast around the world as he was rushed to Boston Medical Center. Smoking Gun video evidence (3 May 04) 2013 April 15  2. o He finishes the call. his brother said. 229 o He then can be seen apparently slipping his knapsack onto the ground.cnn.cnn. asked for a paper and pen and wrote.cnn. Jeff Bauman was waiting among the crowd for his girlfriend to cross the finish line at the Boston Marathon.

cnn.html 237 http://usnews.nbcnews.com/news/bay-city/index.-10:40 a. site of second explosion. 25 seconds.cnn.cnn.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013.html 242 http://usnews. Wave two leaves.46 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM o Approximately 10 seconds later.242 9:17 a.m. an explosion occurs in the location where Dzhokhar Tsarnaev had placed his knapsack. the thoroughfare where the finish line is located. — Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia finishes to become the men’s winner.238 10:10 a. 243 233 234 http://www.html 236 http://www. — The remainder of the field of about 24.000 runners leaves in two waves.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .com/news/bay-city/index.m.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite http://www. wearing a knapsack on his back. — Fifty-three wheelchair competitors start the 26.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013.m.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013..mlive. Her winning time was 2 hours.com/news/bay-city/index.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite 238 http://usnews.237 11:58 a. 22 seconds.scribd.html http://www.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite 46 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.235 2. that there is the same smoking gun video evidence of him planting a bomb. The pair walks east. — Fifty-one elite women runners set off.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index. — Kenyan Rita Jeptoo crosses the finish line as the women’s winn er. on their way to the finish line at Boston’s Copley Square.cnn.com/news/bay-city/index.42 pm approx: Tamerlan Tsarnaev begins walking toward the finish line again.m.41 pm approx: Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are seen on camera standing about a half-block from Forum restaurant.html http://www.234 It does not appear from the info provided so far.236    Time Line prior to any known trouble (3 May 05) 2013 April 15        12:10 p. He still has his knapsack.cnn.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite 239 http://usnews.nbcnews. 26 minutes.nbcnews. 10 minutes.m.m.000 — begin their race.233 2.241 9:32 a.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index. His winning time was 2 hours.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite http://www.38 pm: roughly 11 minutes prior to the first blast.mlive.m.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013.mlive.html 235 http://www.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index.240 10 a. as there is with his brother Dzhokhar.nbcnews. 2.html 243 http://usnews.2-mile race. — The elite men and other top male runners — a wave of 3.239 10:20 a. toward the Boston Marathon finish line.html 240 http://www.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index. It's about a block from the first explosion. Tamerlan Tsarnaev in front of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite http://www.nbcnews. Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are caught on camera turning onto Boylston Street.nbcnews.m.mlive.html 241 http://usnews.

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

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

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

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

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

30 am: Tamerlan dies as a result of a series of battles between the brothers and the people of the Boston metropolis. a university official told CNN.263 April 18.bostonglobe. says a friend. 2013 8.com/2013/04/20/us/boston-youngerbrother/?sr=google_news&google_editors_picks=true 266 http://news.html 262 http://www. than the Chechen experience.html 267 http://www. 2013 1. and dorm parties. but they are relatively rare.52 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Frame-ups do occur in the USA. which we find out about when there is video evidence of the circumstances of the arrest. 2013: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev attends classes. and dorm parties. was in a state of shock.cnn. 2013: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev continues to attend classes. This is evidence of a failure of assimilation. after an almost 2 hour stand-off. He attended classes and dorm parties and went to the gym.cnn.com/dzhokhar-tsarnaev-acted-nothing-happened-day-marathon-friend-113900406-abc-news-topstories.bostonglobe. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev acts like nothing has happened. with different perpetrators. police engage in gunfight with a suspect throwing explosive devices at them.cnn.html 265 http://www. after he was discovered hiding inside a boat in a backyard in Watertown. April 19. 265 April 16.264 April 17.20 to 2. until late in the day. Suspect identified as Tamerlan Tsarnaev is apprehended and pronounced dead at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. 2013: On Thursday. police release pictures of Tsarnaev brothers as primary suspects. then lie on the stand.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. After suspects kill an MIT police officer and highjack a car. Dzhokhar was on the campus of University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth every day after the attack until late Thursday. abuse during questioning.yahoo. There are police who do wrongful arrests.262 April 18.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .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.com/2013/04/20/us/boston-youngerbrother/?sr=google_news&google_editors_picks=true 264 http://www.bostonglobe.45 pm: Dzhokhar captured alive by the police.scribd.267 261 http://www. and proof of alibi.266 While most of Boston.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.html 263 http://www. and America.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. 2013: The day after the bombing.261 Apr-19 Tamerlan Tsarnaev killed (3 Apr 22) April 19.

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

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

born in Kyrgyzstan. 2002: Dzhokhar.284 2003: Tamerlan and two sisters emigrate to U.html 291 https://en.294 283 http://www. were then aged around 8 and 15. (Exact location unknown).com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. thanks to 9/11.286 Dzhokhar would have been around age 9 then. than what passes for national news media. mother and father emigrate to U.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.html 288 https://en.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 55 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Oct 1986: Tamerlan Tsarnaev.bostonglobe.S. second suspect in Boston Marathon bombings.html 286 http://www.html 284 https://en.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 285 http://www. the family is granted permanent immigrant status in the USA. in Cambridge MA for three semesters.291 depending on which source we believe.wikipedia. who later became suspects in the Boston Bombings. because such media are better qualified to understand the context. Sept 2001: America was radically changed.bostonglobe.288 The boys. July 1993: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. but I have yet to see a source where the boys actually traveled to Chechnya. Dagestan.scribd.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.bostonglobe. and apply for refugee status (Exact location unknown).wikipedia.html 290 http://www.html 287 http://www.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.bostonglobe.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.wikipedia. born in Kyrgyzstan.283 2002-2007 Tsarnaev family comes to America (3 Apr 22) March 2007. 2001: The Tsarnaev family moved to Makhachkala. an autonomous. Boston News Media (3 Apr 19 B) We should remember to seek out news stories from news media close to the breaking news.285 Tamerlan would have been around age 17 then.293 The family may be ethnic Chechen.55 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 2006-2008: Tamerlan (the older brother) Attends Bunker Hill Community College.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 293 https://en.wikipedia. predominantly Muslim region of Russia.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 289 http://www. suspect in Boston Marathon bombings.S.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 292 https://en.bostonglobe. The brothers’ father is a Muslim Chechan. 292 and their mother is a Muslim Dagistani. Wikipedia has a list of news media based in Boston.287 Previously the boys had lived as children in Tokmok Kyrgyzstan.289 1991: The former Soviet Union ceased to exist.bostonglobe.290 or Dagestan.

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

Medical Details (3 Apr 17) On the first day:307  On Apr 15.57   Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Tufts Medical Center303 I do not have complete list.html?smid=go-share&_r=0 308 http://www.6030. but was on vacation in Florida when this crisis erupted.usatoday. There have been amputations of arms + legs. Boston Medical Center web site posted:308 o If your loved was injured at the Copley incident and is being treated at BMC.org/ https://en.org/ 57 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .  As of 5. and we expect it will be deactivated One of my e-mail pals is Mark Weisz. Brigham and Women’s Hospital web site posted:309 o BWH is treating about 20 patients who were injured in the explosions this afternoon. 303 http://www.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.childrenshospital. which has organized a hotline. will be reporting information to the city of Boston. some blown off at the scene. BWH remains in lockdown mode until further notice. o Out of an abundance of caution. If you are trying to locate a loved one. Our Trauma Activation Protocol was activated at 4 PM. Count of injured might not include them. this is purely a precautionary measure.com/story/news/nation/2013/04/15/explosions-finish-line-bostonmarathon/2085193/ https://www.wikipedia. including BWH. Again.org/ 309 http://www. who lives in the Boston area. Type of shrapnel appears to be:304  Ball Bearings305  BB gun pellets  Glass shards306 The American Red Cross is involved.nytimes. the BMC Family Assistance Center phone number is 617. Boston Children’s Hospital web site posted:310 o Boston Children’s Hospital received 10 p atients injured in the explosion at the Boston Marathon on the afternoon of April 15.org/online/emergency/default.aspx 310 http://www. or from the a itself.54 pm on Apr 15.brighamandwomens.tuftsmedicalcenter. 307 http://www. Many people were treated. This means that no visitors will be allowed into the hospital until further notice.scribd. o Hospitals.  As of 7. then released. I e-mailed to check up on him.com/2013/04/17/us/physical-legacy-of-bomb-blasts-could-be-cruel-for-bostonmarathon-victims.414.30 pm on Apr 15.bmc. His daughter works at Mass General. please call this hotline at 617-635-4500.

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

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

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

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

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

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

o NIE = National Intelligence Estimate. so here is a heads up about what we know so far. which we were able to capture. which may not have a parallel in national security area. Failure Log = The bad thing did in fact happen.     Alert or Advisory = We have good reason to suspect that there is a risk of this bad thing happening. o TATP = Triacetone triperoxide. earthquake and tsunami risk. o HME = Home Made Explosives.scribd.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. such as: bad weather. o HMTD = hexamethylene triperoxide diamine.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . so we need to review our plans for how to be safe from the bad thing.331 2011 March 2 police info about alleged US bomb-maker Aldawsari332 Translating acronyms used at above links: o DHS = US Department of Homeland Security. 330 331 https://publicintelligence.net/ufouo-dhs-domestic-improvised-explosive-device-ied-threat-overview/ 332 https://publicintelligence. Warning = Someone has seen credible evidence that the bad thing is really happening.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.” the bulletin warned. headed in our direction. o OIA = Office of Intelligence Analysis. o IED = Improvised Explosive Device. cyber security penetrated: Here is what I am accustomed to. we need to implement our plans immediately.330 2011 Jan 10 MCAC 2 page info about incendiary devices used against government buildings in Maryland.net/ufouo-dhs-warning-on-pressure-cooker-ieds/ https://publicintelligence. 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.net/tag/improvised-explosive-devices/page/2/ 333 http://swampland. Watch = Conditions are ripe for this bad thing to happen soon. o MCAC = Maryland Coordination and Analysis Center. and here is an audit trail with the details. 2011 Jan 12 DHS 23 page overview of Domestic IED threats. Some of the terminology here may be a bit different than we are accustomed to in other venues. the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was concerned enough about pressure-cooker bombs to issue an alert to federal and state security officials: “A technique commonly taught in Afghan terrorist training camps is the use/conversion of pressure cookers into [improvised explosive devices]. o NY-MTA = New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority. If we want to survive it.time.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

This is my second e-mail to the FBI regarding Boston clues. but which I am sharing just in case. but I can’t tell when they were taken (how long before the explosions) 2013-0371. To FBI from me I installment (3 Apr 18) I am Alister William Macintyre.flickr.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .htm 2013-0370. which I think the investigators ought to be aware of. Summary picture (as painted by the news media. <snip> My snail mail address is PO Box 5763. I am seeing things on the Internet. Alister William Macintyre I am Alister William Macintyre. below. which has printed many stories later found to be not entirely accurate):  Bomb and shrapnel inside metal pressure cookers. but which I am sharing just in case.htm Boston Bomb Blasts 2 Vivid Non-Commercial Boston Bomb Blasts Apparently there is a larger collection of photos here: 150 Boston photos by Aaron "tango" Tang via Flicker http://www. a semi-retired geek. semi-retired. <snip> My snail mail address is PO Box 5763. Evansville In 47716-5763 <snip> I hope I am not wasting your time by sharing these links with you.91   Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Who uploaded this You Tube video. 91 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. I tentatively plan to send a follow-on e-mail. Here are some links I ASSUME relevant authorities are already aware of. about the end of the Boston Marathon.scribd. Here are my notes (so far) on the Boston situation:  Boston Bombing o http://www.scribd. If I see any more stuff like this. I assume include where the bombing.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013April-by-Al-Mac o What we think we know so far. Evansville In 47716-5763 I am age 69. I did not attend the Boston Marathon.com/photos/hahatango/sets/72157633252445135/with/8652877581/ I am semi-retired and a news junkie.  Cryptome gruesome pictures & also pictures of Boston sites. I hope this is a valid e-mail address for sending in tips about the Boston situation. One section of my notes has more links. I ASSUME the Boston investigation already has. Back trace where ever they got their info.

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

The FAA is temporarily restricting flights over Boston. on a daily basis. The volume of stories. including:419  Boston Symphony Orchestra concert that night.chicagotribune.641755. Synopsis known third day Apr-17 (3 Apr 20) Here are photos before and after one of the sites where a bomb went off.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Multiple events are reviewing their security in the wake of this event. I saw on CNN that the lid of a pressure cooker had been found on a rooftop of a building near the Boston explosion.usatoday.0.com/news/chi-boston-marathon-explosion-20130415. A few news media talking heads are speculating how come that happens.com/item/ahZzfmJyZWFraW5nbmV3cy13d3ctaHJkcg0LEgRTZWVkGM6qvQ 4M/2013/04/15/boston-hospitals-report-more-than-100-being-treated-after-marathon-exp 420 http://www. but I did not have the link until Apr 17. This info came out Apr 16.co.  Sidney Australia Marathon.story?page=2 http://tvnz. Several events were cancelled.com/item/ahZzfmJyZWFraW5nbmV3cy13d3ctaHJkcg0LEgRTZWVkGM6qvQ 4M/2013/04/15/boston-hospitals-report-more-than-100-being-treated-after-marathon-exp http://www. to Scribd.scribd. is so overwhelming. after uploading first edition of these notes.com/?p=28983 http://www.  Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon.uk/news/world-22161572 http://www. 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.com/news/2013-04-15/oklahoma-city-memorial-marathon-to-review-securityafter-boston 421 http://www. and from previous days. that many major “news” from the same day. from the news media. that we never know what to believe.scribd. or postponed.nz/world-news/three-dead-over-100-injured-in-boston-marathon-blasts-5407558 http://www.bbc. but so far they all seem clueless. Synopsis known second day Apr-16 (3 Apr 16) Some of the following I learned evening of first day. bogus.co. were untrue. or seriously mistaken.breakingnews.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac 419 http://www.93 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Synopsis known day-4 Apr-18 (3 Apr 18) We continue to hear.418 and other places. including: 420  London UK Marathon.breakingnews.  US Senate Immigration legislation announcement.com/story/news/nation/2013/04/15/explosions-finish-line-bostonmarathon/2085193/ 93 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. later found to be untrue.421 417 418 http://riehlworldview.businessweek.

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

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

426 Different news media gave different versions of that relative reality. there were precautions. or the shrapnel. to serve expected needs of the runners. which I am guessing is the one at the 600 block of Boylston street. The general public has not yet been told where they were found.com/news/chi-boston-marathon-explosion-20130415. In time. I imagine in time we will have more specific info. early on.com/article/2013/04/15/live-blog-boston-marathon-explosions 429 https://en.com/article/2013/04/15/live-blog-boston-marathon-explosions 428 http://www. 430  There were evacuations of buildings similar to the JFK library.425 50-100 yards distant from each other.hlntv. so whatever the attacker’s motives. 427 http://www. they got some of their own people. Due to uncertainty about additional attacks. say there were a lot of lower extremity injuries. although HLN is reporting that one was at the Mandarin Oriental hotel and another at an undisclosed location.427 It is too soon to know if that was thanks to the bomb blasts.org/wiki/2013_Boston_Marathon_bombings 430 Amtrak = US city to city passenger rail transportation system. Witnesses to the injured. as reported via Wikipedia.scribd.000 (?) first responders in vicinity of the end of the race. We were fortunate the blasts were not more powerful. we will get a better story. 96 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com/story/news/nation/2013/04/15/explosions-finish-line-boston-marathon/2085193/ 424 Different news media estimates.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 1-3 hours after the front runners had crossed the finish line. so triage for the bmb survivors was rapid. 425 As usual.429 People. Two unexploded devices were found. The windows of nearby buildings were blown out. until more can be known. especially those planning similar events. news accounts have widely different depictions of the scale of the blasts.  Security was increased at many institutions around the world. such as Amtrak. quoted by the media. in the area.wsj. The Boston Marathon attracts world wide contestants from all walks of life.0.usatoday.hlntv. 428 The police performed a controlled explosion on at least one of them. in the Boston area.426 and 10-20 seconds apart.424 there were two small explosions. near the end of the race. have been advised to stay indoors for the time being.html http://www.com/2013/04/15/breaking-news-explosion-at-boston-marathon-finish-line/ http://www. I believe small.story http://online.wikipedia.  Airports.96 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM media had left. just like in 9/11.641755. where news coverage did not yet have a time line. because of the low number of deaths compared to other bombings. had ground stops. http://www.com/article/SB10001424127887323346304578424950102614148.  Security increased for lots of transportation. There were 1.nationalterroralert.chicagotribune.

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

scribd. Boston media. foreign media. Submit info to FBI website. Official sources Apr-29 (3 May 05) This data is from the Boston Police site438 which was last updated by the police April-29. you may call 617-343-1373. Submit info via email: Boston@ic. I do not do so for this. rather than being placed here.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. TIPS for Investigation: Call 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324) & choose prompt #3. Counseling: Anyone needing support can call the Mayor's Healthline at 617-5345050 to be connected to a counselor on-call 9AM-5PM. 438 439 http://www. Rather I try to visit some regularly. and a life.cityofboston.gov.gov/POLICE/ 98 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. you may call 617-534-5050. Claim Property from Scene: The Boston Police Department has outlined the plan to retrieve property from the incident site with extended hours Saturday 4/27 [link] Marathon Victims & Families: For victims and immediate family members in need of services.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . about noon: Boston Incidents (Police Updated 4/29 12:45PM)      Business & Resident Resource Center: Located at Boston Public Library. and sometimes there are national security reasons for censorship. both of which can distract my time. or compromise a court case. Thus expect me to occasionally skip a day or two of a particular source type. Wikipedia. other search engine news. enter Dartmouth Street entrance).cityofboston. Google news. or other stories I am following. I also have a day job.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. Copley Central Branch at 700 Boylston (Washington Room. Blogosphere. TV news.gov/POLICE/ http://www. Some official info is going straight into the time line.fbi. local news papers. from time to time. Official sources day-8 Apr-22 (3 Apr 22 B) I do not check all major sources every day: official. Boston Incidents (Police Updated 4/22 8:25AM) This data is from the Boston Police site.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Official sources day three Apr-17 (3 Apr 17)
I have been swamped with news media updates, much of it later found to be bogus, so I went on a hunt for official sites with copies of briefings by the authorities. I may later incorporate day one two three etc. data not proven to be bogus, into the bigger picture above. Boston local government  http://www.cityofboston.gov/POLICE/  City Press Release April-15445 Massachusetts State Government  http://www.mass.gov/governor/  http://www.mass.gov/eopss/agencies/msp/ Federal agencies working this case  https://www.fbi.gov/  Boston explosion updates446
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and local law enforcement agencies. Their goal was to recover physical items related to the blast. . direct from this site. intelligence analysts.4 [internal] Domain >>> Lookup Failed AHA … I sent to ci. Those assigned to the JTTF. it should be ic. prompt #3. video. Here is info from the bounce: Boston@ci. United States Secret Service.gov. then review this doc. All media inquiries should be directed to the FBI’s National Press Office at (202) 324-3691. state. Many of them were already there as part of the general security for the marathon already in place.gov/news/updates-on-investigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston/updates-oninvestigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston 447 https://www.scribd. This morning the FBI. Among items partially recovered are pieces of black nylon —which could be from a backpack—and what appear to be fragments of BBs and nails possibly contained in a pressure cooker device.Remarks by Boston Special Agent in Charge. and others responded to the scene.” News media has been reporting “definitely. including Boston Police. Massachusetts State Police. Immediately after the bombing.m.gov (while not connected): 554 5. along with Boston PD. I thought that was the e-mail I sent to which bounced.4.108 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM If you have visual images. and federal government agency associated with the JTTF—and many others on 446 https://www. April 16. and/or details regarding the explosions along the Boston Marathon route and elsewhere. There.448 We are expediting this blast evidence to our Laboratory in Quantico. e-mail them to boston@ic. 2013 (p.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .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. No piece of information or detail is too small. local. You can also call 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324). and ATF. yesterday afternoon. specialized examiners will reconstruct the device and determine its makeup and components. Virginia for a complete and thorough analysis.fbi. and other personnel from every state. Away from the scene. with information. and ATF officially began its forensic evidence recovery effort at the site.) 447 The FBI Boston’s Joint Terrorism Task Force. the JTTF began its investigation. the FBI initiated a command post. fix any place which needs fixing. Let’s see if try # 2 gets thru. composed of more than 30 federal.” 108 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Massachusetts State Police. HSI. Let’s try again. theu upload a revised edition of these notes.fbi.fbi. Virginia.fbi. Those items have been recovered and sent to the FBI’s Laboratory in Quantico.

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

April 16. And they are on site working as we speak. April 15. To the extent the crime scene still plays in Copley perimeter—it continues to be a crime scene and may be that for days.gov/the-press-office/2013/04/15/statement-president 110 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. We are bringing additional victim assistance and Evidence Response Team resources from our Headquarters components and the field offices to Boston. 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.110 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM should expect to see the FBI and its JTTF partners conducting investigative activity in the greater Eastern Massachusetts and Boston areas. . We have staffed our 1-800-CALL-FBI tip line and we continue to encourage individuals to contact that line with any additional tips.gov/the-press-office/2013/04/16/statement-president 453 http://www. That e-mail for Tips is the one which bounced when I tried to send them links to almost 200 photos. which leads to swift conclusion through due diligence and strong investigative activity. Email: Boston@ic. We commend the public. 451 452 JTTF = Joint Terrorism Task Force. TIPS: Call 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324) & choose prompt #3.gov Latest Updates: Follow @Boston_Police on Twitter for ongoing public safety updates.whitehouse. 2013 452 . Assistance from the public remains critical in establishing a timeline of events. http://www. And we strongly encourage that assistance to continue. processing evidence at the crime scene.Statement by President Obama. It is paramount to explain the FBI and our JTTF451 role to a greater extent—the volume of tips we have received and reiterating the resources we provide.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .Statement by President Obama.whitehouse. call 617-635-4500.fbi.scribd. We commend the citizens of Boston and the citizens of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for the information that has been provided to law enforcement so far. We have received voluminous tips over the last 18 hours since the incidents.

two explosions occurred near finish line of Boston Marathon ▲ 3 confirmed fatalities. in Evansville Indiana (SW corner of the state).com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .scribd. bad weather any of those places. to identify any new or corrected info. Below I copy-paste content of this report. April 17.6 Papua New Guinea Explosions – Boston MA. Significant Events: • Explosions – Boston. Continuing status of agencies on the list. NM & TX Earthquake Activity: M6. can disrupt the network. of interest to me. day job with a company network which stretches north to Chicago area. 2:50 pm EDT. and the computer operations dependent upon it.30 am. with exception of Copley Station State/Local Response: 111 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. 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. I see:      3 confirmed dead 176+ injured/hospitalized Update on temporary shelters Add to list of gov agencies taking whatever action. Here is their report two days after the Boston Bombings. with sites in East Central Illinois. and North Central Indiana. 2013  201304017 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. 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. April 15 Overview: • April 15. MA EOC reports 176 injured and hospitalized.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. CA. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Wednesday.pdf Comparing what FEMA said April-17 morning with their April-16 version. or anywhere in between.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

320 footnotes (287+33). 1. 127 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. approx 3 reads an hour overall.0 got 33 reads in 9 hours. 101 pages. with from V 0. morning version. More known about suspects. Version 0. Conspiracy Theories.127     Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Lots additions to Time Line. 474 Scribd reads before and after I replaced version. Version 1. Version 1.2 got 35 reads in 12 hours or about 3 an hour.scribd. about 1 an hour. 1. prior day version. 451 others. Approx 10% increase vs. V0.3 Meg Doc.0 uploaded approx 7 pm my time (8 pm EDT) Apr 21 or 125 hours after bombing: 88 pages.0 to 1. 467k PDF. in early evening. with V 0. 335-337 Scribd reads during my replacing latest version. about 3 reads an hour. 23 me. V 1.5 Meg Doc. and from V 0. which is an increase to 3 an hour rate. 668k PDF.1 got 41 reads in 7 hours or about 6 an hour rate. so 20 me. 1. Scribd had 314-316 reads as I adjusted description.1 to 1. 1. 1.1 uploaded approx 2 am my time (3 am EDT) Apr 22 or I have messed up with my arithmetic. so it is now 156 hours since the bombing … let’s quit tracking this data point. 1 meg Doc.8 having 19 in 4 hours or 5 an hour. TOC is now 2 pages.8 upload just before 8 pm my time (9 pm EDT) Apr 19 “B” or 102 hours after bombing: 72 pages. or 98 hours after bombing: 68 pages.9 to 1. and uploaded latest revision.9 getting 21 reads in 14 hours = 1 ½ an hour.8 to 0. Approx 5% increase vs. so 18 me. 1. so 14 me.6 to 0. and 3 pm to 3 am is 12 hours. And other topics.4 meg Doc. TOC almost 3 pages. or it may just be time of day. Version 1. Perfect Crime explained vs. 444 (411+33) footnotes. version. 626k PDF. wee hours version. 946k Doc. climbing again. Version 0. 302 other people. 503k PDF. 23 me. Approx 10% increase vs. Version 0.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . earlier in day.1: 92 pages. adjusted tags to include relevant geography and other info about the brothers Grimm. 2 ½ pages TOC. 15-16 17 18 19 20 21 is 6 days @ 24 hours. 342 others. earlier in evening version. 363 footnotes (330+33). Approx 15% increase vs.28 Meg Doc.7 to 0. Marginal increase vs. 375 others. prior day version. 416 others.2 uploaded approx 2 pm my time (3 am EDT) Apr 22 (close to the moment of silence). 419 (386+33) footnotes. 321 other people. 569 PDF. Approx 5% increase vs. 436=>439 Scribd reads as I replaced version. overall 3 an hour.7 had 23 reads in 18 hours. overnite.9 uploaded just after 10 am my time (11 am EDT) Apr 20 or 116 hours after bombing: 83 pages. so 16 me. 602k PDF. from earlier shares. 398 footnotes (365+33).7 upload just after 4 pm my time (5 pm EDT) Apr 18. 358-360 Scribd reads as I replaced version. 393-395 Scribd reads as I replaced version. 296 footnotes (263+33).

412k Doc. TOC just over 1 page. so that’s 172 reads by other people. Version 0.5 to 0.3 had 48 reads in 13 hours. 255 footnotes (222+33). of these research notes on Scribd. which I believe is a count of how many people have looked at it in the 19 hours it was there so far. just after 3 pm my time = 31 pages. 643k Doc. 225 footnotes (198+27). 315k PDF. After uploading this. 245 by other people.scribd.2 uploaded approx 25 hours after the bombing.3 to 0. V 0. about 2 an hour. or 56 hours after bombing: 48 pages.4 upload almost midnite my time April-17 evening. there had been 122 reads.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac 128 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.5 upload approx 4 pm my time (5 pm EDT) Apr 18. V 0. V 0. 137k Doc.2 to 0. Approx 20% increase vs. 831k Doc. so 8 reads total by me. prior day version. prior day version. the count was 177 reads of this at Scribd. so 10 reads my total. approx 5 an hour overall. TOC almost 2 pages. or about 3 an hour. 786k Doc. 502 http://www. about 1 an hour. or 80 hours after bombing: 61 pages. so 12 me. Two are mine. Version 0. prior day version. 9 TOC.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Approx 30% increase vs. 389k PDF. earlier in day. Version 0. prior day version. or 32 hours after the bombing = 40 pages. V 0. Marginal increase vs. or about 4 an hour. version.3 uploaded almost midnite my time April-16 evening. 202 footnotes (175+27). 249k PDF.4 to 0.128 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. 279 other people. I had found out about it about 1 hour after it happened.2.5 had 23 reads in 18 hours. Version 0. 163 footnotes (136+27). 267 footnotes (234+33). 192k PDF. Five have been me. 253 after both upload and adjust description.4 had 73 reads in 24 hours. 54 footnotes (30+24). or approx 10 an hour. Approx 20% increase vs. That’s an average of approx 5 an hour overall. from time of each upload so far.scribd. 268 other people. Scribd had 289-291 reads.1 and 0.6 had 11 reads in 6 hours.6 upload 11 pm my time (midnite EDT) Apr 18. maybe 3 an hour overall. 81k PDF. or 74 hours after bombing: 58 pages. 385k PDF. in the evening.502 I see 124 reads. 535k Doc. Version 0.1 launch approx 6 hours after the bombing = 9 pages. Approx 200% increase vs. Between uploading version 0. maybe 4 an hour overall. Scribd had 276-278 reads.

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