Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM

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

2013 April Boston Marathon & Ricin letters.
Notes by Alister William Macintyre Last updated 2013 May 11
Version 1.31

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tsarni said he then contacted a family friend who told him Tsarnaev had been influenced by a recent convert to Islam. Jeff Bauman gave the FBI a description of the man he saw.com/bombing-suspect-uncle-had-falling-over-islam-162246172.75 Bauman witness (3 Apr 20) Just before 3 p.19  Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM A source briefed on the investigation said Tsarnaev was wearing explosives and an explosive trigger when his body was recovered.wikipedia. his brother said. was broadcast around the world as he was rushed to Boston Medical Center. 27. when in a phone conversation Tamerlan said that he had chosen "God's business" over work or school.html 76 http://www. Chris Bauman. Tsarnaev brothers (3 Apr 22) Wikipedia has a write-up on the Tsarnaev brothers. A picture of him in a wheelchair. Ruslan is an uncle to the Tsarnaev brothers. He lost both legs below the knee. Tsarni.bostonglobe. bloodied and ashen. the bag exploded.html 75 http://news. ‘bag. merges with what we already know 74 http://www. said in an interview. A man wearing a cap.’ While still in intensive care.com/news/2013-04-19/boston-bombing-victim-in-iconic-photo-helped-identifyattackers. “He woke up under so much drugs. looked right at me. his brother. Jeff Bauman was waiting among the crowd for his girlfriend to cross the finish line at the Boston Marathon. sunglasses and a black jacket over a hooded sweatshirt looked at Jeff. asked for a paper and pen and wrote.78 What the news media reports of their ancestry.scribd.m.77 Tsarnaev brothers came to America several years ago and were living in the Boston area. and dropped a bag at his feet.com/metro/2013/04/18/mit-police-officer-hit-gunfire-cambridge-policedispatcher-says/4UeCClOVeLr8PHLvDa99zK/story. Bauman’s information helped in vestigators narrow down whom to look for in hours of video of the attack.yahoo.76 Two and a half minutes later. on April 15. tearing Jeff’s legs apart. he said. saw the guy.bloomberg. He had a falling out with Tamerlan in 2009.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 19 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.html 77 https://en.

depending on which side is labeling them. without their parents. Most media imply they were refugees from the Chechen conflict. Previously it was the children of immigrants from different cultures.latimes. doing attacks against Russian targets. given America’s poor familiarity with geography. NBC says they had lived in Turkey for a while.  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.html 80 http://livewire. not accepting the defeat. before Syria came along. then they would have been far better off remaining in Turkey.5625743.81 a Republic of the Russian federation which has wanted independence.com/news/articles/2013/04/19/expert-chechen-influence-aligns-with-bostonmarathon-bomb-clues-by-paul-shinkman 79 http://www. so a war had been waging between natives who can be called freedom fighters or terrorists.usnews. Apparently they had been like refugees.story 82 http://www. moving from Russian republic to republic. not staying at any of them very long.scribd.org/6FvGfRL3J 20 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.20 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM about the nations named. Their nationality may be coincidental. with various Chechen groups.79 They might as well be from Mars or Venus. Many people are trying to draw parallels between the Chechen troubles and the Boston bombings. to get a possibly distorted picture. due to 9-11.80 If this is true. who remained home in Kremlin controlled territories.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . they arrived in America. then they do a poor job of assimilating wherever they end up.0. The VA Tech shooter was from South Korea.com/entry/nbcs-pete-williams-boston-suspects-may-be-from 81 http://www. CNN says they were from the Russian Caucasus. but many troubled territories lead to permanent mental health damage for the victims. see:  Time Line – the data there is from both official and unofficial sources. who caused the most trouble. We are still in a time of pure speculation. then if they are both Muslims.talkingpointsmemo. such as in Western Europe. The area is now ruled by the Kremlin.com/news/world/worldnow/la-fg-wn-father-of-boston-suspects20130419.com/2013/04/19/us/massachusetts-bombers-profiles/index.cnn. due to severe anti-Muslim sentiment in America. The battle had been one of the most brutal wars for independence. With these boys. What happened after they came to America? Official Update Links (3 May 05) For more info on these updates.webcitation. and the Russian military. Their acts will exacerbate that problem.

2013.” 90 My notes on this will be in the next edition shared of my US epidemic of critical infrastructure explosions.aspx?id=6091 86 https://www.gov/oneboston http://www. http://www.aspx?id=6089 85 http://www. 2013 Here is FEMA report for Friday April 19.21        Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM http://cityofboston.fbi.scribd.gov/  Criminal complaint (pdf) with April-22 charges against surviving suspect. with info on Boston Bombings.pdf calling my copy: FBI Boston Bomber Friends 2013 May 2.cityofboston. See www.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.30 am. 2013. and commuter rail) is suspended until further notice.mass. 88 https://www. Massachusetts State Government  http://www. April 19. April-21.com for updates. FEMA comes out with a daily report each morning around 8.cityofboston. train. with info on Boston Bombings.fbi.86   FBI charges against bomber Tsarnaev’s friends: Kadyrbayev-Tazhayakov-Phillipos (PDF 87 20 pages).gov/governor/  http://www.scribd.gov/boston/press-releases/2013/suspect-in-boston-marathon-attack-charged-with-usinga-weapon-of-mass-destruction 87 I downloaded 2013-0447. 2013 Boston Special Agent in Charge.com/doc/114094060/Indy-Boom 21 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.89 Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion. April 19. April 20.gov/news/default.mass.  201304020 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. Boston explosion updates88 I have not viewed all of the official reports.92 and Bird Flu in China.gov/news/Default.pdf President Obama.gov/news/Default.fbi.gov/eopss/agencies/msp/ Federal agencies working this case  https://www.mbta.cityofboston.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Saturday. return home. If you are at an MBTA station please do not congregate there.aspx?id=6079 http://www.gov/POLICE/ Boston City Press Release April-1583 Boston City letter to residents and businesses in the impacted area April-2084 Boston City plan for re-opening Copley Square.85 ALERT-Boston is the city's emergency notification system [link] MBTA: Service (including bus. but I try to keep up on links to them.91 Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion. 83 84 http://www.cityofboston.90 and national weather forecasts.

pdf FEMA on Massachusetts Explosion April 18.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 2013 (1. 2013.04 am) FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Wednesday.97 Do not approach him. with info relevant to the Boston Bombings.22  Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 201304019 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Thursday. April 16. April 17. Remarks by Boston Special Agent in Charge. April 18. with lots of relevant info. 2013 (p. with info on Boston Bombings.” 94 My notes on this will be in the next edition shared of my US epidemic of critical infrastructure explosions.” 96 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 16 info.95  201304017 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. 2013 Here is FEMA report three days after the Boston Bombings. April 16. morning after the Boston Bombings.) Statement by Attorney General Holder.com/doc/114094060/Indy-Boom 95 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 17 info. He is 91 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 19 info. April 16.scribd. 2013 President Obama.93 Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion. April 18. 2013 (a.pdf See chapter “Official sources day two” where I have extracted relevant details. 2013 Picture of final suspect (3 Apr 20) Here is a picture from the FBI.45 pm Apr-19. http://www.scribd.m. 2013. April 16. April 16. 2013 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Tuesday.m. April 15. http://www.” My notes on this will be in the next edition shared of my US epidemic of critical infrastructure explosions.pdf Statement by President Obama.) Statement by President Obama.scribd. 2013 Remarks by Boston Special Agent in Charge.” 92 22 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. of whom Boston authorities were hunting.com/doc/114094060/Indy-Boom 93 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 18 info.pdf Boston Special Agent in Charge. 2013.96  201304016 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. until his capture just before 8.94  201304018 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. April 18.

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

in the video now in retrospect.gov/ anyone with any information. how heavy. because of many web sites targeting them. 100 http://www. look suspicious.  Info about the attacks.com/article/2013/04/16/us-usa-explosions-boston-idUSBRE93F06T20130416 http://usnews. because they could not handle the volume.  Anyone who heard or saw anything.fbi. which can help the investigation:100  Video taken of the areas where the bombs went off. where some people. Some such people may be totally innocent. Boston Suspect Photo & Video Situation Page Link  The FBI now knows how large the bombs were. photos or video please call 1-800-225-5324. before or after the bombing.  Boston Suspect Photos Page 1  Boston Suspect Photos Page 2  Boston Suspect Photos Page 3 Boston Attack Situation Page Some people have been falsely labeled as suspects. just like after 9/11 when they had to throw away millions of tips. which sounds suspicious.  Video taken. I suspect they are overloaded.fbi. where the people movements appear they are carrying something of sufficient mass to have been the bombs.nbcnews. before they went off. other than what is being blasted all over the news media.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .scribd. they are afraid to step outdoors. 5.24  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.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767721-investigators-believe-boston-bombs-werepressure-cookers-hidden-in-backpacks-officials-say?lite 101 http://bostonherald.reuters.gov  FBI Tip Line: 1-800-CALL-FBI  FBI Website to report tips:  https://bostonmarathontips. Examples of Tips.30 pm I tried to send some tips to the authorities = links to 200 Boston pictures. so suspects include ANYONE carrying a backpack. like it may be related to people who were planning something like this.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. #3. My communication bounced.101 Although the FBI has exonerated them. April 16.

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

Apparently the two arrested on "immigration issues" were in the USA on a student visa. on Wednesday for Sean A. only so long as they are still attending classes. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is in fair condition. Robel Phillipos. The charges contained in the complaints are accusations. killed by the suspects.fbi.108 None of the three is suspected of having advance knowledge of the plot or participating in the planning of the bombing.109 2013 Apr 24 VP Biden attended the memorial service in Cambridge. 2013 Apr 22 108 109 http://www. The defendants are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty. they find an assortment of fireworks. The FBI is releasing this information at the request of the hospital. 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. 111 On Apr22 the news was that he was in serious condition. of Cambridge.com/news/article/378367/40/3-roommates-of-Boston-bombing-suspect-arrested http://www. Two of them were taken into custody several days ago on "immigration issues" and the third was arrested today. 19.110 2012 Apr 23 Tuesday According to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. which is good.com/2013/04/22/updates-in-the-aftermath-of-the-boston-marathonbombing/?google_editors_picks=true 111 https://www.nytimes. a jar of Vaseline.gov/boston/press-releases/2013/update-on-condition-of-dzhokhar-tsarnaev-2 26 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. the 26-year-old Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) police officer. was charged with willfully making materially false statements to federal law enforcement officials during a terrorism investigation. Collier. on Apr-18 nite. Two of the suspects are students from Kazakhstan.ksdk.26 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM A third man.cnn.scribd.html 110 http://thelede..blogs.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index. Mass.   Kadyrbayev and Tazhayakov Complaint (pdf) Phillipos Complaint (pdf) 2013 Apr 26 Law enforcement agents recover Tsarnaev's backpack at a New Bedford landfill. Inside. a homework assignment sheet from the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth and other things.

com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .ly/i/1Wlji 115 http://www. 114 That will be followed by the ringing of bells across Boston and the commonwealth.fbi.gov/boston/press-releases/2013/suspect-in-boston-marathon-attack-charged-with-usinga-weapon-of-mass-destruction https://www. upon conviction. The statutory charges authorize a penalty.gov/boston/press-releases/2013/update-on-condition-of-dzhokhar-tsarnaev-1 119 https://www. and the Governor of Massachusetts.com/interactive/2013/04/22/us/tsarnaev-complaint.aspx?id=6091 114 http://ow.gov/boston/press-releases/2013/update-on-condition-of-dzhokhar-tsarnaev-2 120 https://www. the FBI turned over the crime scene to the city of Boston.50 pm EDT is one week after the bombings.120  Using and conspiring to use weapon of mass destruction (bomb with nails. although for some it will be a long time. has begun breathing on his own.gov/news/updates-on-investigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston 113 http://www.html http://thelede.119 Apr 22 – Suspect Charged (3 Apr 22 C) There was a court hearing in the suspect’s hospital room. where he was formally charged with some crimes.fbi. Richard Donohue Jr.116  51 people remained hospitalized.toledoblade.  At least 14 people lost all or part of a limb.nytimes.cityofboston.blogs. A moment of silence has been requested by the Mayor of Boston.fbi. of death or imprisonment for life or any term of years.nytimes.html?_r=0 27 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.) resulting in the death of three people and injuries to more than 200 people.  3 of them in critical condition and  5 listed as serious.113 2.27   Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 5.fbi.nytimes.blogs. 112 http://thelede.. the transit police officer wounded during a gunfight with the suspects Apr 19. 117 According to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.com/2013/04/22/updates-in-the-aftermath-of-the-boston-marathonbombing/?google_editors_picks=true 117 http://thelede.  3 of them lost more than one. 115 Apr 22 – Medical Updates (3 Apr 24) Doctors say all of the over 180 people wounded in the bombing are expected to recover.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone.nytimes.boston.html 116 http://www.blogs. ball bearings etc.11 pm EDT.com/2013/04/22/updates-in-the-aftermath-of-the-boston-marathonbombing/?google_editors_picks=true 118 https://www.118 On Apr-23 we learn he is in fair condition.gov/news/Default. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev remains in serious condition.com/news/local/massachusetts/2013/04/22/doctors-all-boston-bomb-patients-likelylive/HG1KNo9XMIZI4eGmsDtmgO/story.com/2013/04/22/updates-in-the-aftermath-of-the-boston-marathonbombing/?google_editors_picks=true https://www.scribd. 112 Here is the city’s five step plan to repair the damage to a major thoroughfare in the Back Bay neighborhood.

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

scribd.toledoblade.dallasnews. investigators are continuing to search whether they had help or were operating in league with anyone else.com/_news/2013/04/21/17841985-crowdfunding-raises-2-million-for-bostonvictims-critics-urge-caution?lite 126 http://www.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone. and were most likely planning more attacks.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. ammunition and explosives when they first confronted police early April-19. just in case.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .aspx?id=6091 29 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. authorities said April-21." as well as a black jacket and white hat like those worn on Marathon day by the man referred by authorities to as "Bomber Two.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone.toledoblade.133 125 http://usnews.gov/news/Default. 126 It was just them two trouble makers.29 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM alone.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone.toledoblade. 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.cnn.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone.html 130 http://www. the backpacks used.com/2013/04/21/news/nation/boston-police-commissioner-believes-suspectsplanned-other-bombings/?ref=latest 132 http://www. and other evidence tying them to the bombings last Monday.128 The FBI searches Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's dorm room in Pine Dale Hall.131 The two men suspected in the Boston Marathon bombings were armed with a small arsenal of guns. However.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 129 http://www. they seize BB's. "a large pyrotechnic.127 The continuing investigation includes analyzing records from the brothers’ phones and computers and searching their browsing histories to find associates and witnesses and extremist-group affiliations.html 127 http://www.nbcnews. and shootings later in the week. on the campus of the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index. Among other things.ece 133 http://www.com/news/local-news/20130422-boston-suspects-arsenal-indicates-theyplanned-more-attacks-police-say.html 131 http://bangordailynews.toledoblade.html 128 http://www.cityofboston.

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

com/blogs/lookout/boston-bombing-suspect-arrest-presents-intelligence-opportunitylegal-183858408. various people try to put in perspective what happened.go.134 Apr 20 Sat (3 Apr 22 B) 2013 Apr 20 Saturday Dzhokhar A.go. 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. 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.gov/news/Default. and the City is providing support to the FBI as they secure this area.cityofboston. and under heavy guard at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston.com/US/boston-bombing-suspect-dzhokhar-tsarnaev-conditioninterrogated/story?id=19009283&google_editors_picks=true 135 http://news. 138 Morning after the running battles between suspects and police.html 136 http://abcnews.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. Here’s Lawfare QUOTE139 Here is the MIT student newspaper The Tech‘s report on last night incidents.html 141 http://www.135 He is not yet in a condition where he can be questioned. 134 http://abcnews.aspx?id=6089 31 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com/2013/04/todays-headlines-and-commentary-407/ 140 http://tech. 140 Too much is in flux to summarize the developments in Boston.lawfareblog. Businesses affected can call or visit our Business Resource Center at the Park Plaza Hotel. 137 US Flag is to be flown at ½ mast thru April 20.com/US/boston-bombing-suspect-dzhokhar-tsarnaev-conditioninterrogated/story?id=19009283&google_editors_picks=true 137 http://www.scribd.scribd.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Anyone with counseling needs should contact the Mayor’s Health Line at 617 -534-5050.141 The impact area is currently an FBI crime scene.yahoo.136 Federal Public Defender’s office says they will assign a lawyer for this guy. in honor of Boston victims.com/2013/04/federal-public-defender-to-represent-boston-marathon-suspectdzhokhar-tsarnaev/ 138 http://www.edu/V133/N19/policeman. Tsarnaev is still alive.lawfareblog. Engineers are checking the structural integrity of buildings near the bombing scene before that area fully reopens.mit.gov/oneboston or call our Mayor’s Hotline at 617-635-4500.

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

. so MBTA is now back in business.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/story.html 148 http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/story.html 150 http://stream.torontosun. with residents asked to remain indoors.html 152 http://www.146 He lifted an edge. The people in the Massachusetts car are not related to the Boston bombing manhunt. and with other cities (air. did not find the suspect. happens to people every day in other nations.bostonglobe.xml 33 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. He backed away and called the police.scribd. with a banner reading “Boston Bombings represent a sorrowful scene of what happens every day in Syria. During the lockdown. particularly in the Middle East and Asia.45 am: Evacuation begins at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth.bostonglobe.html 147 http://www.asp?a=2829&z=48 146 http://www. The city had been on lockdown. during the manhunt for the brother who had escaped on foot.” Pictures of this demonstration were posted on social media.145 The cords securing it had been cut and there was blood near the straps. 6 pm: Police lifted the curfew. from a fire fight with the police. Do accept our condolences. were stopped.com/metro/2013/04/18/mit-police-officer-hit-gunfire-cambridge-policedispatcher-says/4UeCClOVeLr8PHLvDa99zK/story.bostonglobe. 149 What happened to Boston on April 15.151 7. under a tarpaulin.com/2013/04/19/cops-detain-2-men-investigate-suspicious-car-in-niagara-fallsny 149 http://www.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.emergencyemail.148 MBTA was shut down. so there was now no further point to continue the constraints on the citizenry. The small town of Kafranbel in northern Syria sent condolences to the city of Boston after last Monday's bombing.33 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM back yard.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . transportation services inside the city.emergencyemail. the police conducted a door to door search.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main. 147  Niagara Falls incident has been resolved. rail).bostonglobe. Bostonians and other Americans responded with thanks of their own.asp?a=2831&z=48 http://www.aljazeera. where Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was a student.org/newsemergency/anmviewer. according to lawyer for the bomber’s friend.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.org/newsemergency/anmviewer.152 145 http://www. Police had exhausted everything which could be done to find the guy. saw a bleeding wounded man inside. peeked inside.com/metro/2013/05/02/marathon-bombing-suspects-initially-planned-julyattack-officials-say/XSpTNQmjYMK8TCNUKjsh3K/story. way south of Boston.com/story/201304222133-0022692 151 http://www.

com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.157 The brothers stopped near Dexter and Laurel streets.xml 154 http://www.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Brighton.30 am: The police pursue the stolen SUV from Cambridge. He was in stable condition Friday at Mount Auburn Hospital. got out of the car.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe. then dumps the car and runs into the darkness. He drives two or three streets away.xml 156 http://www.14 am: The police detonate a suspicious looking device at Charlesgate and Commonwealth Avenue.bostonglobe. the suspects are in a gunfight with the police and throwing explosive devices at the police. west to Watertown.cnn.160 153 http://www. and traded gunfire with police for several minutes. in Boston. for minor injuries suffered in the gunfight.50 am: The police detonate a suspicious looking device.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 160 http://www.scribd.cnn.bostonglobe.34 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 7.. in Cambridge.15 am: Police surround what is thought to be the Tsarnaev residence at 410 Norfolk St.159 19-year-old Dzhokar Tsarnaev drives off amid more gunfire.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 157 http://www.153 7.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 34 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. according to hospital spokeswoman Jennifer Kovalich.20 am to 2.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe. with officers in pursuit.156 So later the police back track the chase route. Massachusetts. Donohue Jr. at the intersection of Dexter and Laurel in Watertown.bostonglobe.xml 155 http://www.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main. MBTA Transit Police Officer Richard H. seeking to deal with any unexploded ordinance.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/story. During the chase. 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.cnn.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 33.154 3. was wounded.xml 158 http://www. which they think was left behind by the enemy.html 159 http://www.bostonglobe.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.158 Fifteen police officers are treated at St.bostonglobe. One of the suspects was apprehended and later pronounced dead at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main. Not all of them detonate. 155 Apr 19 wee hours chases and battles (3 Apr 21) 1.

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

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

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

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

theatlanticwire.html 186 http://www. he tells investigators as recounted in an FBI affidavit. then Tsarnaev goes back to his dorm room. "You better not text me" and "Come to my room and take whatever you want. 2 days after the bombing: Dias Kadyrbayev -. 185  Approx 4.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.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index.30 pm: The folks at Reddit.) April 17 Wed day-3 (3 May 04)  2.186 2013 Apr 17 afternoon (3 May 04) Sometime on the afternoon of Wed April 17.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index.and other things Kadyrbayev said he interprets as jokes like. saying "his first inkling came much later.scribd." ID'd the hat of Suspect 1 within minutes — even though they might not have gotten the FBI photos right the first time.Kadyrbayev's roommate at a New Bedford apartment -later tells investigators that he's with Dzhokhar Tsarnaev at the apartment until about midnight." Kadyrbayev texts Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to tell him he looks like one of the bombing suspects.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Evening: Azamat Tazhayakov -.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index.m. no arrest has been made in connection with the Boston Marathon attack.html http://www. The two chat while Kadyrbayev smokes a cigarette.html 39 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. 2013  5 p. Robert Stahl. later disputes that assertion -. Since these stories often have unintended consequences.Internet slang meaning laughing or laugh out loud -.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. He texts his friend to come down to meet him.cnn. the Internet sleuths could prove to be key in addition to the people of Boston. (It is not clear if Kadyrbayev was there at the time.com/national/2013/04/boston-bombing-suspects-investigation/64341/ 187 http://www. Over the past day and a half. there have been a number of press reports based on information from unofficial sources that has been inaccurate.a friend of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev since the two enrolled together at the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth the same time in fall 2011 -."184 2013 Apr 18.39 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. His friend's response includes "LOL" -. according to an FBI affidavit.cnn.cnn. 184 185 http://www.drives to Tsarnaev's dormitory room at Pine Dale Hall on the southern Massachusetts school's campus. Kadyrbayev's lawyer.50 pm The FBI says: Contrary to widespread reporting. already back on the case in multiple threads on "/r/findbostonbombers.

There have been vigils all over the Boston area on April-16 evening. 10 a. and both are called “live. particularly at this early stage of the investigation. a suspect has been identified and arrested.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.m. and the injured count is up to 183.usatoday.emergencyemail. This turned out to be another bogus story.45 pm CNN says that thanks to 2 independent videos. separated by a few hours.scribd.   2013 April 16. 2013  9 pm (8 pm my time) on Piers Morgan live.30 am Officials say bomb squad investigators were called in to the central terminal of La Guardia International Airport.gov/news/updates-on-investigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston/updates-oninvestigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston 189 http://www.197 which was evacuated after authorities discovered a suspicious package in the terminal. 176 injured.20 am: CNN says injured total is up to 183. 189 1. NBC reports there were 103 patients from the blasts still being treated at six Boston hospitals.fbi.nbcnews. in NYC. at least 17 of whom were critically injured.194 12.191 1.12 pm USA Today says we are up to 170 injured. 17 critical. .” 191 http://www. according to a CNN tally.asp?a=2817&z=48 190 The word “live” has become meaningless on TV news.org/newsemergency/anmviewer. including some who had injuries described as “limb threatening.188 Press release 1.com/story/news/2013/04/16/obama-boston-marathon-bombing-remarks/2087565/ 193 Ed Davis = Boston Police Commissioner 194 http://www.”196 10.com/2013/04/16/device-at-boston-marathon-was-in-metal-pressure-cooker/ 196 http://usnews.Boston officials update victims numbers to 3 dead.198 188 https://www.04 noon W-QAD says Boston-area hospitals have discharged at least 51 of the at least 174 people wounded in Monday’s attack.190 we were told that the 3rd dead is a Chinese citizen.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/4/15/ boston_marathon_expl.baynews9.html 192 http://www.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article.56 AP/CBS quote Ed Davis193 saying there were 176 casualties at hospitals. 195 11:30 a.192 12.html 195 http://wqad. to exercise caution and attempt to verify information through appropriate official channels before reporting. when they show the exact same show. April 16 the day after (Apr 19 B)        2 pm: The second victim in the Boston Marathon bombing is identified as 29 year old Krystle Campbell. At least 8 children were being treated at hospitals.com/news/national/Boston-Marathon-bombings-Person-of-interests-apartmentsearched-203184581.kmov.m.40 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM we ask the media.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .

ATF and FBI hold news conference. each of which contained BBs or ball bearings that functioned as shrapnel.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite 41 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. photos or video to call 1800-225-5324. MSNBC gave a round-up of “what we now know”. The morning after the bombing.html 200 http://bostonherald.nationalreview.scribd.baynews9. .202  10:20 p.nbcnews. and news personnel on the scene. #3.203 198 http://www. announce: anyone with any information.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/4/15/ boston_marathon_expl.m.com/news_opinion/local_coverage/2013/04/mechanic_suspect_was_in_rush_for_car_d ay_after_bombing 201 http://www. were daylight.Officials from Boston. later to be identified as one of the bombers.nationalreview.com/corner/345645/boston-marathon-updates-nro-staff 202 http://www. about the Boston bombing. While they acted as if this news was “live”. tried to pick up his girl friend’s car. Sometime on Monday.M.m. "Voluminous" amount of tips have been received.41   Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 9:45 a.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .” according to MSNBC was stuff I already knew from other sources. even though it was not yet fixed. which was 3 am Eastern.html 199 http://www. 2013 April 15  10:50 P. CNN now reports that today’s bombing left at least 141 injured and three dead. 2013  2 am my time.201  10:32 P.199 9:30 a.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article. many of the pictures of people being interviewed. Congress had a moment of silence to honor the Boston victims.M. but they had some small pieces of info not previously in my notes.baynews9. Massachusetts. o Most of “what we now know. 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.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article. so I knew this had to be taped replay of some earlier broadcast. one of the young men. . 200 Late nite Apr 15-16 (3 Apr 19 C) 2013 April 16. CNN revises the number of injured up to 144. outside hospitals etc.m.FBI spokesperson Richard DesLauriers: "This remains a very active investigation" in multiple locations in and around Boston. — NBC says Police have confirmed two explosives.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/4/15/ boston_marathon_expl.com/corner/345645/boston-marathon-updates-nro-staff 203 http://usnews.

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

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

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

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

site of second explosion. toward the Boston Marathon finish line.mlive. The pair walks east.42 pm approx: Tamerlan Tsarnaev begins walking toward the finish line again. on their way to the finish line at Boston’s Copley Square. 26 minutes.cnn.nbcnews.2-mile race. 10 minutes.241 9:32 a.html 243 http://usnews.237 11:58 a.-10:40 a.m.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013. Wave two leaves.234 It does not appear from the info provided so far..nbcnews. 2.html 241 http://usnews. the thoroughfare where the finish line is located.nbcnews.m.38 pm: roughly 11 minutes prior to the first blast.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013.233 2. — Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia finishes to become the men’s winner.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .cnn.239 10:20 a.m. 243 233 234 http://www.m. an explosion occurs in the location where Dzhokhar Tsarnaev had placed his knapsack.235 2.000 — begin their race.cnn.cnn.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite 239 http://usnews.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite http://www.nbcnews.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite http://www.000 runners leaves in two waves.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index. 22 seconds.html 237 http://usnews. that there is the same smoking gun video evidence of him planting a bomb.41 pm approx: Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are seen on camera standing about a half-block from Forum restaurant. His winning time was 2 hours.m.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite 46 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.html http://www.html 242 http://usnews.com/news/bay-city/index.mlive.242 9:17 a.com/news/bay-city/index. — Fifty-one elite women runners set off.m.46 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM o Approximately 10 seconds later.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013.html 236 http://www.html http://www.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index. Tamerlan Tsarnaev in front of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.m. as there is with his brother Dzhokhar. Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are caught on camera turning onto Boylston Street. — Fifty-three wheelchair competitors start the 26. Her winning time was 2 hours.240 10 a. He still has his knapsack. wearing a knapsack on his back.mlive. — Kenyan Rita Jeptoo crosses the finish line as the women’s winn er.scribd.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite http://www.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013.html 240 http://www.mlive.236    Time Line prior to any known trouble (3 May 05) 2013 April 15        12:10 p.m. — The remainder of the field of about 24.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite 238 http://usnews. It's about a block from the first explosion.nbcnews.nbcnews.com/news/bay-city/index.com/news/bay-city/index.cnn.238 10:10 a. 25 seconds.html 235 http://www.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index. — The elite men and other top male runners — a wave of 3.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index.

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

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

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

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

The info below does not seem to agree.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . to what they think is happening in the USA. Allegedly frame-ups by the authorities are common place in Russia.html http://www.yahoo. The FBI denies this.  They believe the FBI was monitoring the boys for the past 3 years. Their agents were carrying back packs very similar to those identified with the suspects.yahoo.scribd.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 259 http://news. I had no idea the count was that high. in a separate chapter. within Maps section. and the evidence of their guilt not yet public. Perhaps because of the above situation. have stated in interviews:259  They believe the boys have been framed.” The analysis further reveals that the most common weapon used in the 207 terrorist attacks in the United States from 2001 to 2011 were incendiary devices and explosives.com/bensmith/why-chechens-think-tsaraev-brothers-were-framed 51 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. so the Ethnic Chechens may be using what is a logical explanation in their part of the world. for example. for family and friends of the accused to claim they must be innocent. 5+ military contractors had been hired to provide security for the Boston Marathon. It is normal after anyone is arrested.51 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM terrorists in the past 40-plus years. The parents of the boys.wikipedia.asp?a=2830&z=29 260 http://news.buzzfeed.org/newsemergency/anmviewer. What does this data say about how the US should or could protect its citizens in these circumstances? UNQUOTE The history today article says there have been 2.com/039977_The_Craft_Boston_marathon_private_military_contractors.257 They were checking for the kinds of indications associated with dirty bombs. and the brothers' aunt. The Chechen Republic's president also used language indicating the suspects may be innocent.naturalnews. Maret Tsarnaeva.258 The news media has been blasting that the boys were from Chechnya.html https://en.260 257 258 http://www.362 terrorist attacks in the United States between 1970 and 2011. that they are 100% innocent. Let’s look at map of where Chechnya is relat ive to Kyrgyzstan and Dagesta.com/could-why-chechens-think-tsarnaev-brothers-were-framed-230423819.emergencyemail.html http://www.com/could-why-chechens-think-tsarnaev-brothers-were-framed-230423819. Biography known now about Suspects (3 Apr 22 C) Wikipedia has a write-up on the Tsarnaev brothers.

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.20 to 2. There are police who do wrongful arrests.267 261 http://www.263 April 18.bostonglobe.261 Apr-19 Tamerlan Tsarnaev killed (3 Apr 22) April 19.cnn.yahoo. This is evidence of a failure of assimilation. than the Chechen experience. and dorm parties.266 While most of Boston. Dzhokhar was on the campus of University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth every day after the attack until late Thursday.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .45 pm: Dzhokhar captured alive by the police.30 am: Tamerlan dies as a result of a series of battles between the brothers and the people of the Boston metropolis. 2013: The day after the bombing.264 April 17. but they are relatively rare. 2013 1.cnn.html 265 http://www. 2013: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev attends classes. 2013: On Thursday.bostonglobe. police engage in gunfight with a suspect throwing explosive devices at them. police release pictures of Tsarnaev brothers as primary suspects.html 262 http://www. 2013: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev continues to attend classes. and America. abuse during questioning. after he was discovered hiding inside a boat in a backyard in Watertown.scribd.com/2013/04/20/us/boston-youngerbrother/?sr=google_news&google_editors_picks=true 264 http://www. which we find out about when there is video evidence of the circumstances of the arrest. a university official told CNN. and dorm parties. after an almost 2 hour stand-off. until late in the day. Suspect identified as Tamerlan Tsarnaev is apprehended and pronounced dead at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. then lie on the stand. 2013 8. He attended classes and dorm parties and went to the gym.html 267 http://www.com/dzhokhar-tsarnaev-acted-nothing-happened-day-marathon-friend-113900406-abc-news-topstories.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. says a friend. was in a state of shock. After suspects kill an MIT police officer and highjack a car.cnn. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev acts like nothing has happened.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.com/2013/04/20/us/boston-youngerbrother/?sr=google_news&google_editors_picks=true 266 http://news.bostonglobe. and proof of alibi.52 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Frame-ups do occur in the USA. with different perpetrators. April 19.262 April 18. 265 April 16.html 263 http://www.

bostonglobe.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.bostonglobe.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.275 268 http://www.html.” 271 July 17. 273 http://www.269 The speaker was giving a sermon. at the Boston Marathon.bostonglobe.274 Jan 2012: Dzhokhar visits Dagestan.com/russia-asked-fbi-investigate-boston-bomb-suspect-2011182116158.270 Before doing so. Sep 11.273 Jan 12.yahoo.’ The congregation shouted him out of the mosque. Tsarnaev’s earlier outburst had come in November.html 269 http://www.” and said he was contaminating people’s minds. and was a hypocrite. 2012: Mother Zubeidat Tsarnaev is arrested for alleged shoplifting at Lord and Taylor’s in Boston.blogs.html.bostonglobe.html 270 http://www._ylt=AwrNUbJZVHRRZUEA3c7_wgt.268 Jan 15.com/metro/2013/04/21/marathon-bombing-suspect-outbursts-had-disturbedcambridge-mosque-goers/LkZnWkXgaRZcMDUdE6V9jM/story.scribd. Tamerlan “You are a kafir [an unbeliever].com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.com/russia-asked-fbi-investigate-boston-bomb-suspect-2011182116158.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. which got him evicted from a religious gathering.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. 2012: Dzhokhar (the younger brother) becomes a US citizen. This was the second time that he had made an unpopular outburst.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. ‘You are the hypocrite.html 53 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. 275 http://www. 2013: On Martin Luther King day. 2013: Monday explosions.com/2013/04/20/dzhokhar-tsarnaevs-jahar-twitter-account-promptsscrutiny/ 272 http://news. He attends naturalization ceremony at TD Banknorth Garden in Boston. The congregation then said. Tamerlan Tsarnaev was kicked out of a Cambridge mosque for causing a disturbance.html 271 http://thelede. 2012: Tamerlan flies from NYC JFK airport to Moscow Russia.yahoo. kill three. celebrating the birthday of this American hero.html 274 http://news.272 June 13._ylt=AwrNUbJZVHRRZUEA3c7_wgt. 2012: Tamerlan returns to USA.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . in which he compared Martin Luther King Jr to the prophet Mohammed. injure almost 200.nytimes.

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

2001: The Tsarnaev family moved to Makhachkala.290 or Dagestan. the family is granted permanent immigrant status in the USA. Dagestan.bostonglobe. thanks to 9/11.html 290 http://www.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 289 http://www. an autonomous.294 283 http://www. born in Kyrgyzstan. The brothers’ father is a Muslim Chechan. and apply for refugee status (Exact location unknown). but I have yet to see a source where the boys actually traveled to Chechnya.S.wikipedia. (Exact location unknown).bostonglobe. Wikipedia has a list of news media based in Boston. in Cambridge MA for three semesters.286 Dzhokhar would have been around age 9 then.291 depending on which source we believe.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. 292 and their mother is a Muslim Dagistani.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 55 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.html 286 http://www.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. suspect in Boston Marathon bombings.html 291 https://en.287 Previously the boys had lived as children in Tokmok Kyrgyzstan. July 1993: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.289 1991: The former Soviet Union ceased to exist.wikipedia. 2002: Dzhokhar. Boston News Media (3 Apr 19 B) We should remember to seek out news stories from news media close to the breaking news.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 293 https://en.html 288 https://en.html 284 https://en.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. born in Kyrgyzstan.283 2002-2007 Tsarnaev family comes to America (3 Apr 22) March 2007. who later became suspects in the Boston Bombings. Oct 1986: Tamerlan Tsarnaev. second suspect in Boston Marathon bombings.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.scribd.bostonglobe. predominantly Muslim region of Russia. because such media are better qualified to understand the context.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 292 https://en.S.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. Sept 2001: America was radically changed.wikipedia.bostonglobe. than what passes for national news media.288 The boys.wikipedia.293 The family may be ethnic Chechen.285 Tamerlan would have been around age 17 then.html 287 http://www.bostonglobe.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . were then aged around 8 and 15.284 2003: Tamerlan and two sisters emigrate to U.bostonglobe.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 285 http://www. mother and father emigrate to U.

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

the BMC Family Assistance Center phone number is 617.tuftsmedicalcenter. Brigham and Women’s Hospital web site posted:309 o BWH is treating about 20 patients who were injured in the explosions this afternoon.30 pm on Apr 15. which has organized a hotline. If you are trying to locate a loved one. 307 http://www. I e-mailed to check up on him.54 pm on Apr 15.html?smid=go-share&_r=0 308 http://www.6030.57   Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Tufts Medical Center303 I do not have complete list.com/story/news/nation/2013/04/15/explosions-finish-line-bostonmarathon/2085193/ https://www. this is purely a precautionary measure.com/2013/04/17/us/physical-legacy-of-bomb-blasts-could-be-cruel-for-bostonmarathon-victims.childrenshospital.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . who lives in the Boston area. This means that no visitors will be allowed into the hospital until further notice.aspx 310 http://www.  As of 7. 303 http://www. will be reporting information to the city of Boston. Count of injured might not include them. Medical Details (3 Apr 17) On the first day:307  On Apr 15. and we expect it will be deactivated One of my e-mail pals is Mark Weisz.brighamandwomens. then released.org/online/emergency/default.nytimes.usatoday.414. including BWH.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. but was on vacation in Florida when this crisis erupted. BWH remains in lockdown mode until further notice.org/ 57 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. please call this hotline at 617-635-4500.bmc. There have been amputations of arms + legs. Our Trauma Activation Protocol was activated at 4 PM.org/ 309 http://www.scribd. His daughter works at Mass General. Boston Children’s Hospital web site posted:310 o Boston Children’s Hospital received 10 p atients injured in the explosion at the Boston Marathon on the afternoon of April 15.wikipedia. Boston Medical Center web site posted:308 o If your loved was injured at the Copley incident and is being treated at BMC.  As of 5. or from the a itself. Type of shrapnel appears to be:304  Ball Bearings305  BB gun pellets  Glass shards306 The American Red Cross is involved.org/ https://en. o Hospitals. some blown off at the scene. o Out of an abundance of caution. Again. Many people were treated.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

com/id/26315908/ 365 http://maddowblog.scribd.mydesert. I use TV news to tell me the headlines.latimes.nbcnews. We know stock market trades come from company computer systems with flawed software.” Thousands of people saw this.com/article/2013/04/23/white-house-ap-tweet-sec-idINDEE93M0GC20130423 http://www.0. then I go seeking a second opinion. We know there is enormous hacking going on of critical infrastructure companies.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . eventually. 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. fourth.com/news/world/worldnow/la-fg-wn-fake-ap-tweet-hacks-syrian-electronicarmy-20130423.74 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Apparently AP Twitter password got hacked via spear phishing. Stocks began an immediate surge higher and within three minutes the Flash Crash was over . etc. under AP name: “White House bombed. 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. Within a few minutes AP announced that its Twitter account had been hacked.msnbc.reuters. (a) If true. the stock market crashed.com/viewart/20130423/NEWS11/304230005/Hackers-send-fakeAssociated-Press-tweet-about-bogus-White-House-attack http://www. which can be hacked. Obama injured. would stock market do same thing.2302279.com/_news/2013/04/23/17884281-links-for-the-423-trms 366 http://www.com/Official_SEA6/status/326746641451327488 74 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.story https://twitter. and the claim that there was a bombing at the White House was a hoax. and the hacker sent out.367 363 364 http://in. I have some questions about this. a third. The Syrian Electronic Army claimed responsibility for the hack. We know many of these companies no longer have employees who understand what the heck is going on. forwarded the news. I was just looking for more info from what I saw on TV. Wikipedia on the 2010 Flash Crash. except stay down? (b) Is anything else going on to trigger this? There is an SEC-FBI investigation which no doubt will answer that. 2 explosions.stocks had recovered all the ground last in the crash.

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

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

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

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

but finished making their bombs earlier than expected and decided to act on April 15.. nor where the explosives were made. Instead they threw it into the garbage.com/2013/05/02/cbs-tsarnaev-laptop-recovered/ http://hotair.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . with no one else knowing. This garbage ended up in a landfill. searched by authorities. If someone drops out of classes. they are not treating them as fact and are seeking to confirm the details from other sources.nationalterroralert. they should have turned over the material to the authorities.com/2013/05/03/us/Boston-bombing-suspects-planned-july-fourth-attack. New York July 4 Plan (3 May 05) According to Lawfare: Boston bombing suspects Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev originally planned suicide attacks for July 4.com/archives/2013/05/02/cbs-tsarnaev-laptop-recovered/ 380 http://www. 378 although they are not suspected of involvement in the bombings. The surviving brother. Two were charged with lying to investigators. or in the home of the brother shared with a wife and baby. then that can violate their visa.html?_r=1& http://www. Dzhokhar. included a backpack containing hollowed out fireworks. 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. said Dzhokhar. with the wife not knowing.com/metro/2013/05/02/marathon-bombing-suspects-initially-planned-july-attackofficials-say/XSpTNQmjYMK8TCNUKjsh3K/story.com/2013/05/01/us/boston-attack/?hpt=hp_t1 379 http://www. Tsarnaev’s statements in his interrogation to be helpful.79 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM were subsequently arrested for disposing of key evidence.nationalterroralert. 378 http://www. according to the New York Times and the Boston Globe. Mr.scribd.cnn.com/2013/05/02/bomb-suspects-buddies-covered-for-him-feds-say-cnncom/ http://www.nytimes. since they did not want to get the bomber into any more trouble. Ma.380 The brothers built the bombs in Tamerlan’s apartment in Cambridge. Authorities consider it unlikely that they could have been made at the dorm.bostonglobe. 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. Student visas are allegedly for people who are students. who found his laptop there.com/2013/05/todays-headlines-and-commentary-418/ https://www. which his lawyer claims was a gag.lawfareblog. and what the two saw as a broader conspiracy against Muslims. told authorities that the pair picked the finish line of the marathon after scouting other sites in Boston.html 79 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Once they realized their room mate had been one of the bombers. One of them had been driving around with a souvenir politically-incorrect license plate promoting terrorism. Two were arrested for alleged immigration violations. We do not yet know if that was a source of some of the explosives. according to the account. 379 Other loot. While the authorities have found Mr. disposed of into the garbage.

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

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

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

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

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

org/wiki/Incidents_involving_ricin https://en.org/wiki/Anthrax 401 http://www. It may be a coincidence of proximity in time and geography.cnn. also tested positive. A clerk in the judge's office had exhibited flu-like symptoms. who is behind what attacks.nytimes.2C_USA 402 CNN. It wasn't clear whether that was the cause of her illness.Wicker ® Mississippi tested positive for Ricin.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. There is a suspect in custody. and if we ever know. MSNBC.org/wiki/Ricin https://en.an amount the size of the head of a pin -.can kill an adult.html https://www. Until we know.wikipedia.com/2013/04/16/health/what-is-ricin/ https://en. There have been 2 positive tests.scribd.2C_DC.wikipedia. this is only speculation. and updates. There is no specific test for exposure and no antidote once exposed. 399 400 http://www. we working on a 3rd.org/wiki/Incidents_involving_ricin#April_2013.85 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Both suspect # 1 and suspect # 2 have ties to the same judge. until a suspect was arrested. Mail addressed to Senator Roger E. which could be consistent with ricin poisoning.wikipedia.399 Ricin to Senator Wicker (3 May 05) I first saw this news on April-16. News media as usual is chaotic immediately after the news.html?_r=0 403 http://msbusiness.rollcall.403 The letter was postmarked in Memphis and had no suspicious markings or return address. There have been only 1 positive test. all mail to Congress is tested before delivery. but she had not died.com/news/three_suspicious_packages_in_senate_office_buildings-224094-1. It seems unlikely that two tests are false positives. There is no suspect.com/story/news/nation/2013/05/02/ricin-suspect-hearing/2128851/ https://en. In my opinion.com/2013/04/16/us/tainted-letter-intercepted http://www.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . No one is in custody. we working on a 2nd. http://www.401 was subjected to a different test. As little as 500 micrograms of Ricin -.cnn.2C_Washington.402 Security at the Capital has been increased. and now has gone to a more intensive lab testing.usatoday.wikipedia. Likewise they know nothing to indicate it has not. Then more news media added details. The 2nd test is at the same field office as the 1st test. The authorities are saying there is nothing to indicate it has anything to do with the attacks in Boston.com/2013/04/17/us/politics/toxic-ricin-detected-on-mail-sent-to-senator. but the first tests are cheaper ones. The 2nd test is at the lab. Senator Wicker got a bodyguard. no return address is suspicious by definition. Since Anthrax400 in the snail mail.


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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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



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 Back trace whoever created this page. and it contaminates the date time stamp of documents they create and share. then your investigation can stop at that point. but I am passing along just in case. what were the circumstances?  Is it true that this page was created 2 days BEFORE[1] the explosions?  If not. To FBI from me II installment (3 Apr 18) Here is something else you hopefully already know about.youtube.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .com/watch?v=n4l9yK6vtCU&feature=youtu.scribd. I believe the FBI can get with Google to find out: 90 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. I do not know if this phenomena can occur with Facebook. It is alleged that the Boston Bombers have had a Facebook page. 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. https://www. Here is a You Tube video about this allegation I find incredible. which went up 2 days before the explosions.90 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM For more context on the stories. Installment I sent wee hours of 3 Apr 17  Bomb Design  Photos of Bombing Victims  Media sources day two I had tried to send installment I April 16 afternoon. and has since been taken down?  If it was taken down.be I believe the FBI can get with Facebook to find out:  Is it true that this page existed. but at that time I had wrong e-mail address. Installment II sent wee hours of 3 Apr 18:  Conspiracy Theories I don’t see the footnote showing up here. 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. so let’s send them just in case they have not yet seen this. in my copy-paste from the e-mail. from which I extracted what I thought the investigators should know about. This may be an Internet Hoax.

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

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

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

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

and what is bogus. This was 1-3 hours after the winners crossed the finish line. 2013.422 kept jiggling. perhaps towards the site of another not yet. Synopsis known day one Apr-15 beginning (3 Apr 16) What we learned. At approx 2. many later found to be incorrect.  Some runners are having difficulty getting back to their lodging. while first responders run to the site to rescue and serve the wounded. with different degrees of experience in covering such events. orange juice. One of the dead is an 8 year old boy.scribd. coffee. and why. unaccounted for.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .423 when stragglers were arriving. undetonated explosive devices around the Boston area. Most every event is exaggerated. possible shrapnel.  Estimates of dead. What Happened? (3 Apr 16 B) Anything we learn on the first days. The US is fortunate that such incidents are rare isolated.95      Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 6-15 in critical condition. April 15. within hours after the incident. lots of smoke.org/wiki/2013_Boston_Marathon_bombings 95 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Estimates always vary in aftermath of any disaster. critical.50 pm. could contain information which will later be found to be untrue. compared to other events.50 pm Eastern Time. 60-500 needed medical attention. There were explosions. 6-15 in critical condition. so Boston residents are providing hospitality: blankets. or were reminded of: Some info in the day one chapters will get moved. workers. The event occurred 2. That is the unfortunate state-of-art of US media today.org/personfinder/2013-boston-explosions https://en. there is always:  Chaos on the ground as survivors run away from one explosion. wounded.  Speculation who may have done it. Prior to the Boston Marathon there had been no credible threats. all of whom may be in different time distances from the latest data. not the chilly weather. and are dressed for the race. meeting up with their family and friends. hospitals. as the chaos diminishes. and we know how much of this info is really true. Within a few hours I was hearing 2 dead. After any surprise incident.45 to 2. as different news media people.wikipedia. and most of the news 422 423 http://google. speak with police. Investigators found what could be one to two additional.45 pm or 2. witnesses. soon after the end of the Boston Marathon. compared to other places in the world.  Chaos in the news media as rumors are shared.

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

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

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

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.pdf Significant Events: • West Fertilizer Plant Explosion – West. TX • Heavy rain/flooding – Midwest • Severe Weather – Mid Atlantic (Final) • Boston Marathon Explosions (Final) • Spring Flood Season 2013 – Monitoring Significant Weather: • Slight risk of severe thunderstorms in Central Plains • Heavy snow spreads from Rockies to Central Plains & Upper Midwest • Rain Southeast & Coastal New England • Freezing rain & sleet – Upper Mississippi Valley & Great Lakes • Red Flag Warnings: TX.fbi. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Monday. TIPS for Investigation: Call 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324) & choose prompt #3. April 15. 4/15 Marathon Incident Press Release: Full City of Boston response to Boston Marathon tragedy [link] 4/15 Marathon Incident Map: Latest crime scene perimeter [link] FEMA Apr-22 (3 Apr 22 B) See within official sources for earlier days. 2013 attached.S activity. regarding FEMA info about major incidents in America. They will be available 9AM-5PM from 4/22-4/26.m. AZ Earthquake Activity: No significant U.gov.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . EDT. NM. Residents With Questions: Call the Mayor's Hotline at 617-635-4500.  201304022 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. Submit info to FBI website.6 – China Declaration Activity: • FEMA-4110-DR-MA & FEMA-3363-EM-TX approved Situation: • Two explosions occurred near the finish line at approx. April 22. 2013 • FBI has killed or captured two suspects involved with the bombing • “Suspect #1” was shot/killed by law enforcement during a fire fight • “Suspect #2” was apprehended alive by police 99 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. M 6.scribd. Submit info via email: Boston@ic. CA. 2:50 p. CO.

2013  201304020 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. Residents With Questions: Call the Mayor's Hotline at 617-635-4500. Gov services update.pdf Comparing what FEMA said April-19 morning with their earlier version.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. 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. I see:     Suspects status. Submit info to FBI website. Submit info via Email: Boston@ic. TIPS for Investigation: Call 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324) & choose prompt #3. transportation. April 20. Police officer killed. Lockdown impact on residents. regarding FEMA info about major incidents in America. 100 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. academia. 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. maritime restrictions were lifted FEMA Response: • On April 17. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Saturday.scribd.gov. President approved Emergency Declaration FEMA-3362-EM • FEMA Region I returned to Watch/Steady State Official sources day-6 Apr-20 (3 Apr 20) Boston Incidents (Police Updated 4/20 10:25 AM)      Counseling Available: The Mayor's Healthline will have counselors available to talk by phone from 10AM-2PM on Saturday 4/20 and Sunday 4/21 at 617-5345050.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .fbi. to identify any new or corrected info.

6 – China Declaration Activity: • Major Disaster Declaration – MA • Emergency Declaration – TX Boston Marathon Explosions April 15. If you are at an MBTA station please do not congregate there. is serving as lead Federal agency • FEMA Region I remains partially activated to Level III. MA • West Fertilizer Plant Explosion – West. an MIT officer was killed State/Local Response: • MA EOC remains Partially Activated at Monitoring • MA National Guard remains on site with 2 Civil Support Teams • Shelter in place has been issued for Boston & 6 communities • FAA temporary flight restrictions continue • MBTA & Amtrak service in and out of Boston have been cancelled • University of Massachusetts Dartmouth campus was evacuated Federal Response: • On April 17.scribd. 176 injured/hospitalized ▲ Following gunfight on April 18. See www. train. 101 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.mbta.com for updates. President approved Emergency Declaration FEMA-3362-EM • The FBI. day shift only. 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. return home.m. assisted by Boston JTTF. 2013 • Two explosions occurred near the finish line at approx. 2:50 p. Official sources day-5 Apr-19 (3 Apr 19) Boston Incidents (Police Updated 4/19 2:35PM)  MBTA: Service (including bus. EDT • FBI identified two suspects involved with this bombing • “Suspect #1” was shot/killed by law enforcement during a fire fight early morning April 19 ▲ “Suspect #2 was apprehended alive by police the evening of April 19 • 3 confirmed fatalities.101 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Significant Events: • Heavy Rains and Flooding – Midwest • Severe Storms – Mid-Atlantic • Boston Marathon Explosions – Boston.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . and commuter rail) is suspended until further notice.

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

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

fema. 2 (+1) test result pending • No confirmed cases outside the six provinces in China Laboratory status • Synthetic vaccine seeds expected to arrive next week for CDC. 2013 President Declares Emergency for Massachusetts April 18.scribd.104 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM I copy-pasted that info to my Gas Boom notes. 13 were negative. 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. H7N9 Avian Influenza A – China April 18. 2013: • 87 (+49) confirmed human cases across 6 provinces • 17 (+7) fatalities • 4 clusters of possible.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .govdelivery. 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.com/bulletins/gd/USDHSFEMA-76f487 104 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. limited human-to-human transmission • 15 (+1) US residents with respiratory illness who recently traveled to China were tested. FDA and other vaccine manufacturers to develop. 2013 (1.04 am) 440 News Releases April 18.gov/disaster/3362 http://content.


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

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

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

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

New Hampshire JFO ▲ US&R MA-TF1 available for deployment.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .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. Indianapolis Fairgrounds. Federal Response . or in helping with their future reelection. EDT ▲ MA National Guard remains on site with 2 Civil Support Teams ▲ All shelters have closed (MEMA) ▲ NJ and MD EOCs returned to normal operations. Official sources day two (3 Apr 16) I consider information from the authorities to have a different level of reliability than information from the news media.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.m. 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. In this disaster. the authorities were more interested in calming the public. After 9/11. and trained in how to deal with a crisis. in some locations. than in understanding what the hell happened. monitoring only) in response to Explosions.m.FEMA: ▲ Region I RRCC transitioned to Level III (Virtual RRCC continues) • LNOs deployed to MA EOC ▲ Region I IMAT returned to Portsmouth. and some other disasters. 112 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.scribd. There have been multiple press briefings & statements by:    Local/state/federal authorities Medical facilities Political leaders I have seen some of them. so American leadership. by no means all. it is pretty obvious that the authorities are competent. so I am organizing that via a separate chapter from news media sources. has learned something since 9/11. 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. storm front.

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

with the exception of Copley Station • Cellular service is operational. Boston remains open with unknown occupants • The following States have activated EOCs.8 Iran Declaration Activity: None Explosions – Boston MA. 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. 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.S. NM & TX • Space Weather: No space weather storms observed or predicted Tropical Activity: No activity threatening U.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . &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. territories Earthquake Activity: M4. limited due to congestion • Boston’s Back Bay along Boylston St. closed to traffic. 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. April 15 Significant Event: • April 15 at 2:50 pm EDT.114 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM • Slight risk for severe thunderstorms – Central/Southern Plains & Ohio/Tennesee Valleys • Red Flag warnings & Critical Fire Weather Areas: AZ. MD. & 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.scribd. 8. 10. 13. NJ. DCE. CO.3 Oklahoma. M7.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I also added some uploads from other people about the Boston Marathon 2013 Bombing. how come?  Epidemic of USA gas explosions.  Solution Ideas = collection of proposed solutions to random problems. other topics.com/collections/4108500/Critical-Infrastructure 498 http://www.124 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM of these notes495 to Scribd Critical Infrastructure collection.com/collections/4108500/Critical-Infrastructure 497 http://www. There has continued to be an outpouring of info about the topic. Footnotes in Brackets (3 Apr 18) 33 = 0 + 6 + 27 Missing 1 = Al to FBI II 6 = Al to FBI I 27 = Al to Drone List 495 496 http://www. not via war. Other content in my Scribd Critical Infrastructure collection497 includes:  Economy disaster. or updated 2013 April 16. people who seek redress of their grievances through a broken international law court system.1 3 Apr 16 = info found.496 and to CollectionDisasters on Google.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .com/doc/136251735/President-Obama-Boston-marathon Proclamation to fly the flag at half staff thru April-20. 124 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. AFTER share-B of a version.  Reasons why the USA is angering a lot of people all over the world.scribd. due to pipeline infrastructure falling apart.scribd.498 The footnotes in brackets are from the drone news I was following right before I found out about the Boston news. work. I know that they are far from complete in multiple areas. so that while I have added lots of info since prior sharings of my notes. explaining series of crises. because it is too soon to know if there is a relationship between:  Reasons given for the Boston Bomber attacks.scribd. but I have managed to get distracted by life. Y MMM DD then letter B = info found that day. Chapter header parentheses (3 Apr 16)     3 Apr 15 = info found 2013 April 15.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac http://www. AFTER share-A of a version Y MMM DD then letter C = info found that day.  Weather Science in Haiti. There are also footnotes in brackets from the copies of the e-mails I sent the FBI.scribd.scribd. I left it in here. and shared in upload of version 0.

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

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

and 3 pm to 3 am is 12 hours. approx 3 reads an hour overall. so 20 me. Perfect Crime explained vs.8 having 19 in 4 hours or 5 an hour.9 uploaded just after 10 am my time (11 am EDT) Apr 20 or 116 hours after bombing: 83 pages.28 Meg Doc. so 14 me. 1.5 Meg Doc. with V 0. Version 0.1 uploaded approx 2 am my time (3 am EDT) Apr 22 or I have messed up with my arithmetic.7 upload just after 4 pm my time (5 pm EDT) Apr 18. version. Version 1.127     Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Lots additions to Time Line. 668k PDF. 474 Scribd reads before and after I replaced version. Version 0. in early evening. Marginal increase vs. 101 pages. prior day version.0 got 33 reads in 9 hours. Approx 10% increase vs. which is an increase to 3 an hour rate. V 1. or 98 hours after bombing: 68 pages. overnite. 23 me. 363 footnotes (330+33).3 Meg Doc. 375 others. 302 other people. 342 others. so 16 me.1: 92 pages. 419 (386+33) footnotes. earlier in day. so 18 me. 321 other people. TOC is now 2 pages. from earlier shares. TOC almost 3 pages. 946k Doc. 393-395 Scribd reads as I replaced version. 320 footnotes (287+33).9 to 1.2 uploaded approx 2 pm my time (3 am EDT) Apr 22 (close to the moment of silence). 2 ½ pages TOC. 23 me. so it is now 156 hours since the bombing … let’s quit tracking this data point.4 meg Doc. and uploaded latest revision.1 got 41 reads in 7 hours or about 6 an hour rate.7 had 23 reads in 18 hours. Scribd had 314-316 reads as I adjusted description. 467k PDF.0 to 1. 416 others. 1. 1 meg Doc.8 upload just before 8 pm my time (9 pm EDT) Apr 19 “B” or 102 hours after bombing: 72 pages. about 1 an hour.0 uploaded approx 7 pm my time (8 pm EDT) Apr 21 or 125 hours after bombing: 88 pages. adjusted tags to include relevant geography and other info about the brothers Grimm. Version 1. 335-337 Scribd reads during my replacing latest version. And other topics. Version 0. 296 footnotes (263+33). 444 (411+33) footnotes. 358-360 Scribd reads as I replaced version. 1.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Approx 15% increase vs.6 to 0.2 got 35 reads in 12 hours or about 3 an hour. 451 others. earlier in evening version. More known about suspects. or it may just be time of day. 1.7 to 0. 1. overall 3 an hour. Approx 5% increase vs.1 to 1. Approx 10% increase vs. Conspiracy Theories. about 3 reads an hour. and from V 0.scribd. 503k PDF. with from V 0. 569 PDF. 1. 602k PDF. 398 footnotes (365+33). prior day version. morning version. Approx 5% increase vs. 15-16 17 18 19 20 21 is 6 days @ 24 hours. Version 1. 626k PDF. 127 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. wee hours version.8 to 0.9 getting 21 reads in 14 hours = 1 ½ an hour. V0. climbing again. 436=>439 Scribd reads as I replaced version.

643k Doc.5 to 0. or approx 10 an hour. in the evening. Marginal increase vs.3 had 48 reads in 13 hours. so that’s 172 reads by other people.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac 128 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. 535k Doc. 389k PDF. Version 0.4 had 73 reads in 24 hours. prior day version. so 10 reads my total. so 12 me.5 upload approx 4 pm my time (5 pm EDT) Apr 18. or about 3 an hour. 202 footnotes (175+27).3 uploaded almost midnite my time April-16 evening. Approx 20% increase vs. V 0.3 to 0.scribd. I had found out about it about 1 hour after it happened. about 2 an hour.5 had 23 reads in 18 hours. approx 5 an hour overall. Version 0. Two are mine. 831k Doc. version. of these research notes on Scribd. 163 footnotes (136+27). Version 0. Approx 20% increase vs. V 0. prior day version.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . which I believe is a count of how many people have looked at it in the 19 hours it was there so far.6 had 11 reads in 6 hours. Version 0. Scribd had 276-278 reads. Between uploading version 0. 255 footnotes (222+33). earlier in day.2 to 0. prior day version. or 74 hours after bombing: 58 pages. or 56 hours after bombing: 48 pages. or about 4 an hour. 786k Doc. Approx 200% increase vs. 268 other people. or 32 hours after the bombing = 40 pages.scribd.4 upload almost midnite my time April-17 evening. V 0. 54 footnotes (30+24). 253 after both upload and adjust description. Version 0.128 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Version 0. 137k Doc. 9 TOC. Scribd had 289-291 reads. 412k Doc.1 and 0. After uploading this. or 80 hours after bombing: 61 pages. maybe 4 an hour overall.2 uploaded approx 25 hours after the bombing. prior day version. 249k PDF. TOC almost 2 pages. just after 3 pm my time = 31 pages. from time of each upload so far. the count was 177 reads of this at Scribd.1 launch approx 6 hours after the bombing = 9 pages. 245 by other people. That’s an average of approx 5 an hour overall. Approx 30% increase vs. Five have been me. 385k PDF. about 1 an hour. 225 footnotes (198+27). 279 other people. 267 footnotes (234+33). 81k PDF. 315k PDF.4 to 0. there had been 122 reads. so 8 reads total by me.2. 502 http://www. maybe 3 an hour overall. 192k PDF.6 upload 11 pm my time (midnite EDT) Apr 18. Scribd had 250 reads before I uploaded this new edition. TOC just over 1 page.502 I see 124 reads. V 0.

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