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

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

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

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

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

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

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

16 and USA FBI list of common scams.wired.15 Charity Rater.7 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Red Cross and give them a check. 2013.13 III-D USA Charity Rating Info Navigation.charitywatch.17 III-E USA Good Intentions18 via Guide Star. Accountability Part III-C: USA Charity Watch Rating Crooks Fraud Abuse for Wise Giving11 including: the American Institute of Philanthropy (AIP) hosts Charity Watch. the Better Business Bureau has a Wise Giving Alliance to help donors make informed giving decisions.org/ 20 http://onefundboston.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . with their records shared with rating agencies.14 including: Charity Navigator. sometimes buy one of their first aid kits. where part I defined Accountability and where it is lacking. and the various different kinds of crooks who want our money.org/the-charity-rater 17 https://www.12 a charity watchdog service whose purpose is to help donors make informed giving decisions.org/ 13 https://www.gov/scams-safety/e-scams/e-scams 18 http://haitirewired.wired.scribd.com/group/scientistforhaiti/forum/topics/accountability-part-iiia-usa http://haitirewired. 10 with help from: charities listed by IRS and where they are allegedly incorporated.wired. harm to their career possibilities. and real charities doing a shoddy job.wired. learning how to function with artificial limbs. but it probably is not enough for the horrific harm they have sustained.20 9 http://haitirewired.wired.com/group/scientistforhaiti/forum/topics/accountability-part-iiie-usa 19 https://www.guidestar. 9 III-B donating to charities with a paper trail to prove what they are doing.com/group/scientistforhaiti/forum/topics/accountability-part-iiib-usa 11 http://haitirewired.org/us/charity/ 14 http://haitirewired. so donors know they have not cooked their books. With respect to Boston.bbb. and part II was on organizations which try to help charities improve their state of art.19     The victims of these disasters may have had medical insurance. to help the people most affected by the tragic events that occurred in Boston on April 15.fbi. people might want to review the following installments:  Accountability Part III-A: USA Donors must Invest Wisely in Responsible Organizations introduction to part III.org/ 16 http://goodintents. Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Tom Menino announced the formation of The One Fund Boston. but not for a good cause. regarding the sorry state of criminal charities getting tons of funds from the general public. the years of mental health care they will need.charitynavigator. so I have latest stuff in trunk of car.com/group/scientistforhaiti/forum/topics/accountability-part-iiic-usa 12 http://www. I published a guide in installments. Inc. Part III is on distinguishing between legitimate representatives of legitimate charities. During the Haiti disaster.org/ 10 7 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com/group/scientistforhaiti/forum/topics/accountability-part-iiid-usa 15 https://www.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘bag.com/metro/2013/04/18/mit-police-officer-hit-gunfire-cambridge-policedispatcher-says/4UeCClOVeLr8PHLvDa99zK/story. looked right at me.75 Bauman witness (3 Apr 20) Just before 3 p. Bauman’s information helped in vestigators narrow down whom to look for in hours of video of the attack.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 19 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. and dropped a bag at his feet. Chris Bauman.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . asked for a paper and pen and wrote. Tsarnaev brothers (3 Apr 22) Wikipedia has a write-up on the Tsarnaev brothers.html 76 http://www.19  Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM A source briefed on the investigation said Tsarnaev was wearing explosives and an explosive trigger when his body was recovered. 27. Tsarni said he then contacted a family friend who told him Tsarnaev had been influenced by a recent convert to Islam.scribd.m. “He woke up under so much drugs. his brother said. he said. He had a falling out with Tamerlan in 2009.com/news/2013-04-19/boston-bombing-victim-in-iconic-photo-helped-identifyattackers. said in an interview. bloodied and ashen. Jeff Bauman gave the FBI a description of the man he saw.html 75 http://news. Ruslan is an uncle to the Tsarnaev brothers.yahoo. his brother. He lost both legs below the knee.76 Two and a half minutes later.wikipedia. Jeff Bauman was waiting among the crowd for his girlfriend to cross the finish line at the Boston Marathon. was broadcast around the world as he was rushed to Boston Medical Center. on April 15.bloomberg.html 77 https://en. the bag exploded.com/bombing-suspect-uncle-had-falling-over-islam-162246172. merges with what we already know 74 http://www.bostonglobe. tearing Jeff’s legs apart.78 What the news media reports of their ancestry. A picture of him in a wheelchair.’ While still in intensive care. when in a phone conversation Tamerlan said that he had chosen "God's business" over work or school. saw the guy. A man wearing a cap.77 Tsarnaev brothers came to America several years ago and were living in the Boston area. Tsarni. sunglasses and a black jacket over a hooded sweatshirt looked at Jeff.

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

gov/eopss/agencies/msp/ Federal agencies working this case  https://www. return home. April-21.92 and Bird Flu in China. with info on Boston Bombings.scribd. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Saturday.gov/news/Default. April 19. 2013.aspx?id=6091 86 https://www. April 20.mass.cityofboston.aspx?id=6089 85 http://www. train.cityofboston. FEMA comes out with a daily report each morning around 8. with info on Boston Bombings.scribd.cityofboston. 88 https://www.mbta. April 19.fbi.com/doc/114094060/Indy-Boom 21 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.21        Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM http://cityofboston.  201304020 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. If you are at an MBTA station please do not congregate there.fbi. but I try to keep up on links to them.gov/boston/press-releases/2013/suspect-in-boston-marathon-attack-charged-with-usinga-weapon-of-mass-destruction 87 I downloaded 2013-0447. Massachusetts State Government  http://www. 2013 Here is FEMA report for Friday April 19.” 90 My notes on this will be in the next edition shared of my US epidemic of critical infrastructure explosions.pdf President Obama. 2013. and commuter rail) is suspended until further notice.90 and national weather forecasts.gov/oneboston http://www.86   FBI charges against bomber Tsarnaev’s friends: Kadyrbayev-Tazhayakov-Phillipos (PDF 87 20 pages). Boston explosion updates88 I have not viewed all of the official reports. http://www.aspx?id=6079 http://www.gov/  Criminal complaint (pdf) with April-22 charges against surviving suspect.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.cityofboston.89 Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion.gov/news/Default.30 am.com for updates.pdf calling my copy: FBI Boston Bomber Friends 2013 May 2.mass.gov/news/default.85 ALERT-Boston is the city's emergency notification system [link] MBTA: Service (including bus.gov/POLICE/ Boston City Press Release April-1583 Boston City letter to residents and businesses in the impacted area April-2084 Boston City plan for re-opening Copley Square.gov/governor/  http://www. 2013 Boston Special Agent in Charge. See www.91 Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion. 83 84 http://www.fbi.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .

2013 (1.pdf Statement by President Obama.pdf FEMA on Massachusetts Explosion April 18. April 16. with lots of relevant info. 2013.com/doc/114094060/Indy-Boom 93 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 18 info.m.” 94 My notes on this will be in the next edition shared of my US epidemic of critical infrastructure explosions. http://www. 2013. April 18. with info on Boston Bombings.) Statement by President Obama.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Thursday. April 16. He is 91 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 19 info.94  201304018 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. http://www.pdf See chapter “Official sources day two” where I have extracted relevant details.scribd. April 15. 2013 (a. Remarks by Boston Special Agent in Charge.” 96 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 16 info. 2013.scribd.m. morning after the Boston Bombings. 2013 President Obama.97 Do not approach him.04 am) FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Wednesday.45 pm Apr-19.com/doc/114094060/Indy-Boom 95 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 17 info.pdf Boston Special Agent in Charge. April 18. 2013 (p.” My notes on this will be in the next edition shared of my US epidemic of critical infrastructure explosions.) Statement by Attorney General Holder. with info relevant to the Boston Bombings. of whom Boston authorities were hunting. April 18. 2013 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Tuesday. April 16.” 92 22 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.96  201304016 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. until his capture just before 8. April 16.95  201304017 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.22  Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 201304019 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. 2013 Picture of final suspect (3 Apr 20) Here is a picture from the FBI. 2013 Remarks by Boston Special Agent in Charge. April 16.93 Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion. April 17. 2013 Here is FEMA report three days after the Boston Bombings.scribd.

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

which sounds suspicious.com/news_opinion/local_coverage/2013/04/teen_stunned_at_portrayal_as_mass_bombi ng_suspect 24 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Boston Suspect Photo & Video Situation Page Link  The FBI now knows how large the bombs were. Some such people may be totally innocent.  Info about the attacks.com/article/2013/04/16/us-usa-explosions-boston-idUSBRE93F06T20130416 http://usnews. where some people. where the people movements appear they are carrying something of sufficient mass to have been the bombs. before they went off.reuters.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.fbi. look suspicious.gov/ anyone with any information. because they could not handle the volume. #3.30 pm I tried to send some tips to the authorities = links to 200 Boston pictures. so suspects include ANYONE carrying a backpack.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767721-investigators-believe-boston-bombs-werepressure-cookers-hidden-in-backpacks-officials-say?lite 101 http://bostonherald. just like after 9/11 when they had to throw away millions of tips. 5.101 Although the FBI has exonerated them. which can help the investigation:100  Video taken of the areas where the bombs went off. other than what is being blasted all over the news media. I suspect they are overloaded.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . My communication bounced. they are afraid to step outdoors.scribd. Examples of Tips. before or after the bombing.gov  FBI Tip Line: 1-800-CALL-FBI  FBI Website to report tips:  https://bostonmarathontips.  Anyone who heard or saw anything. in the video now in retrospect.nbcnews.  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. 100 http://www. because of many web sites targeting them. photos or video please call 1-800-225-5324.  Video taken.fbi. like it may be related to people who were planning something like this. April 16. how heavy.

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

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

ball bearings etc.113 2. 112 Here is the city’s five step plan to repair the damage to a major thoroughfare in the Back Bay neighborhood.cityofboston.nytimes.aspx?id=6091 114 http://ow.  3 of them in critical condition and  5 listed as serious.fbi. has begun breathing on his own. A moment of silence has been requested by the Mayor of Boston.11 pm EDT.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone.nytimes.com/2013/04/22/updates-in-the-aftermath-of-the-boston-marathonbombing/?google_editors_picks=true 118 https://www.com/interactive/2013/04/22/us/tsarnaev-complaint.gov/news/updates-on-investigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston 113 http://www.ly/i/1Wlji 115 http://www. of death or imprisonment for life or any term of years.50 pm EDT is one week after the bombings.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .  3 of them lost more than one. the transit police officer wounded during a gunfight with the suspects Apr 19.119 Apr 22 – Suspect Charged (3 Apr 22 C) There was a court hearing in the suspect’s hospital room.120  Using and conspiring to use weapon of mass destruction (bomb with nails.118 On Apr-23 we learn he is in fair condition.boston. the FBI turned over the crime scene to the city of Boston.com/2013/04/22/updates-in-the-aftermath-of-the-boston-marathonbombing/?google_editors_picks=true https://www.nytimes.fbi.nytimes.27   Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 5.gov/boston/press-releases/2013/update-on-condition-of-dzhokhar-tsarnaev-2 120 https://www.fbi..blogs. 117 According to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.gov/boston/press-releases/2013/suspect-in-boston-marathon-attack-charged-with-usinga-weapon-of-mass-destruction https://www.gov/news/Default. 114 That will be followed by the ringing of bells across Boston and the commonwealth. 115 Apr 22 – Medical Updates (3 Apr 24) Doctors say all of the over 180 people wounded in the bombing are expected to recover. The statutory charges authorize a penalty.gov/boston/press-releases/2013/update-on-condition-of-dzhokhar-tsarnaev-1 119 https://www. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev remains in serious condition.116  51 people remained hospitalized.com/2013/04/22/updates-in-the-aftermath-of-the-boston-marathonbombing/?google_editors_picks=true 117 http://thelede.html 116 http://www.html http://thelede.fbi. although for some it will be a long time.  At least 14 people lost all or part of a limb.) resulting in the death of three people and injuries to more than 200 people.html?_r=0 27 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.blogs.scribd.toledoblade. where he was formally charged with some crimes. and the Governor of Massachusetts.blogs. 112 http://thelede. upon conviction. Richard Donohue Jr.com/news/local/massachusetts/2013/04/22/doctors-all-boston-bomb-patients-likelylive/HG1KNo9XMIZI4eGmsDtmgO/story.

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

29 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM alone.gov/news/Default.toledoblade. just in case. ammunition and explosives when they first confronted police early April-19.cnn.cityofboston. not connected to any organization which is a continuing threat.128 The FBI searches Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's dorm room in Pine Dale Hall.html 128 http://www. investigators are continuing to search whether they had help or were operating in league with anyone else. on the campus of the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth.scribd.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 130 http://www.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .com/2013/04/21/news/nation/boston-police-commissioner-believes-suspectsplanned-other-bombings/?ref=latest 132 http://www."129 Agents also scoured the brothers’ credit-card records and other material seized from their apartment and car for evidence of bomb components.aspx?id=6091 29 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. and shootings later in the week.ece 133 http://www.com/news/local-news/20130422-boston-suspects-arsenal-indicates-theyplanned-more-attacks-police-say.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone.html 129 http://www." 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. "a large pyrotechnic.toledoblade.130 Davis said earlier police discovered at least four unexploded devices including one similar to the two pressure cooker bombs packed with nails and ball bearing used in the twin blasts Monday that killed three people and wounded more than 170 near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index.html 127 http://www. the backpacks used.133 125 http://usnews.dallasnews.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone.toledoblade. authorities said April-21. and were most likely planning more attacks. However. 126 It was just them two trouble makers. Among other things.html 131 http://bangordailynews.127 The continuing investigation includes analyzing records from the brothers’ phones and computers and searching their browsing histories to find associates and witnesses and extremist-group affiliations.com/_news/2013/04/21/17841985-crowdfunding-raises-2-million-for-bostonvictims-critics-urge-caution?lite 126 http://www. they seize BB's.131 The two men suspected in the Boston Marathon bombings were armed with a small arsenal of guns.nbcnews.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone. and other evidence tying them to the bombings last Monday.toledoblade.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone.

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

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

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

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

com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.xml 155 http://www.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 157 http://www. west to Watertown. 33.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 34 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.cnn.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main. Massachusetts.30 am: The police pursue the stolen SUV from Cambridge.50 am: The police detonate a suspicious looking device.html 159 http://www.bostonglobe.158 Fifteen police officers are treated at St. He drives two or three streets away.34 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 7.bostonglobe.xml 154 http://www. at the intersection of Dexter and Laurel in Watertown.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . allowing police to determine the vehicle is in Watertown and eventually catch up to it.scribd. Donohue Jr.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe. Not all of them detonate. got out of the car. During the chase. with officers in pursuit. in Cambridge.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Brighton. in Boston.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 160 http://www. then dumps the car and runs into the darkness.bostonglobe.bostonglobe. and traded gunfire with police for several minutes.159 19-year-old Dzhokar Tsarnaev drives off amid more gunfire. One of the suspects was apprehended and later pronounced dead at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.xml 156 http://www.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/story. which they think was left behind by the enemy. seeking to deal with any unexploded ordinance. was wounded..com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.154 3.xml 158 http://www. He was in stable condition Friday at Mount Auburn Hospital.cnn.14 am: The police detonate a suspicious looking device at Charlesgate and Commonwealth Avenue. the suspects are in a gunfight with the police and throwing explosive devices at the police.20 am to 2.cnn. according to hospital spokeswoman Jennifer Kovalich.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.157 The brothers stopped near Dexter and Laurel streets.15 am: Police surround what is thought to be the Tsarnaev residence at 410 Norfolk St.160 153 http://www.bostonglobe. for minor injuries suffered in the gunfight. 155 Apr 19 wee hours chases and battles (3 Apr 21) 1. But the car jacked victim's cell phone is still in the SUV.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe. MBTA Transit Police Officer Richard H.153 7.156 So later the police back track the chase route.

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

31 pm: Police got a report of two men carjacking. near Building 32.171 April 18 Thu nite – MIT.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main. 10.175 10.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . of Somerville.xml 176 http://www. before going to a gas station. campus -.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index. 170 They begin driving. and in some cases the police helped them resolve their issues. where the men attempt to get money.cnn. 26.m. from where he calls authorities with details.cnn..html 174 http://www. Cambridge car jacking (3 Apr 23) During the uncertainty as to locations of suspects on the run.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe." the man says before forcing the victim to drive to another location where they pick up a second man. identified as Sean Collier.xml 36 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. and the man with the gun demands money. The second man enters the back seat." He then shows the driver that his gun is loaded. They go to an ATM machine. incorrectly. the city of Boston. gets to a gas station a few blocks away.169 "I am serious. while the kidnapped man moves to the passenger seat. The armed man takes the driver's keys and sits in the driver's seat. This meant that some residents were cut off from essential supplies.policeone.bostonglobe. 26.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.29 pm: An MIT police office. at gunpoint.com/police-heroes/articles/6204718-Photo-Cop-delivering-milk-to-family-onBoston-lockdown-becomes-sensation/?goback=.xml 175 http://www. was found shot multiple times while in his cruiser at Main and Vassar streets. and he and the driver begin talking in a foreign language. that the car jacking had occurred at the gas station. Here is a photo of a police officer delivering milk to a family with small children.cnn. Massachusetts.bostonglobe.html 172 http://www.scribd. I did that. better known as the renowned Stata Center on the MIT campus. were locked down.cnn. and some adjacent cities.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main. 172 11 p. where the captive man escapes. is shot dead on the school's Cambridge.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index. He later died.173 11 pm: The SUV driver manages to escape the carjackers..com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main. and engaging in battles with the police.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index. He is given $45 but wants more and demands an ATM card and password.bostonglobe. Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer Sean Collier.176 169 170 http://www.174 National news later reports. with all residents asked to remain indoors.html 171 http://www.36 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM a firearm and says.gde_2659304_member_234701350 173 http://www.html http://www. a Mercedes SUV at 816 Memorial Drive in Cambridge.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index. "Did you hear about the Boston explosion? .a killing authorities later link to the Tsarnaevs.

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

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

com/national/2013/04/boston-bombing-suspects-investigation/64341/ 187 http://www.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index.a friend of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev since the two enrolled together at the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth the same time in fall 2011 -.m.186 2013 Apr 17 afternoon (3 May 04) Sometime on the afternoon of Wed April 17.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. Robert Stahl.187 Kadyrbayev notices that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has cut his hair short.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index. Over the past day and a half. His friend's response includes "LOL" -. The two chat while Kadyrbayev smokes a cigarette.theatlanticwire.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .) April 17 Wed day-3 (3 May 04)  2. 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.scribd.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index. later disputes that assertion -. according to an FBI affidavit. there have been a number of press reports based on information from unofficial sources that has been inaccurate."184 2013 Apr 18. 185  Approx 4.30 pm: The folks at Reddit. ET: The FBI releases pictures of two male suspects being sought in connection with the Boston Marathon bombings. "You better not text me" and "Come to my room and take whatever you want. He texts his friend to come down to meet him. Kadyrbayev's lawyer.and other things Kadyrbayev said he interprets as jokes like.cnn.50 pm The FBI says: Contrary to widespread reporting. 184 185 http://www." Kadyrbayev texts Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to tell him he looks like one of the bombing suspects. he tells investigators as recounted in an FBI affidavit.html http://www. 2 days after the bombing: Dias Kadyrbayev -. no arrest has been made in connection with the Boston Marathon attack.Kadyrbayev's roommate at a New Bedford apartment -later tells investigators that he's with Dzhokhar Tsarnaev at the apartment until about midnight." ID'd the hat of Suspect 1 within minutes — even though they might not have gotten the FBI photos right the first time.drives to Tsarnaev's dormitory room at Pine Dale Hall on the southern Massachusetts school's campus. Since these stories often have unintended consequences. Evening: Azamat Tazhayakov -.html 186 http://www. then Tsarnaev goes back to his dorm room.html 39 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. 2013  5 p.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.Internet slang meaning laughing or laugh out loud -.cnn.cnn. saying "his first inkling came much later. already back on the case in multiple threads on "/r/findbostonbombers.

html 192 http://www. at least 17 of whom were critically injured. 10 a.org/newsemergency/anmviewer. to exercise caution and attempt to verify information through appropriate official channels before reporting.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/4/15/ boston_marathon_expl. 2013  9 pm (8 pm my time) on Piers Morgan live.usatoday. 17 critical.45 pm CNN says that thanks to 2 independent videos.12 pm USA Today says we are up to 170 injured. 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.20 am: CNN says injured total is up to 183. when they show the exact same show.40 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM we ask the media. 176 injured.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767721-investigators-believe-boston-bombs-werepressure-cookers-hidden-in-backpacks-officials-say?lite 197 NYC = New York City 40 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. according to a CNN tally.com/2013/04/16/device-at-boston-marathon-was-in-metal-pressure-cooker/ 196 http://usnews. in NYC. 195 11:30 a. .m.”196 10.baynews9.190 we were told that the 3rd dead is a Chinese citizen.198 188 https://www.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article.emergencyemail.nbcnews.   2013 April 16.com/news/national/Boston-Marathon-bombings-Person-of-interests-apartmentsearched-203184581. separated by a few hours.fbi.com/story/news/2013/04/16/obama-boston-marathon-bombing-remarks/2087565/ 193 Ed Davis = Boston Police Commissioner 194 http://www.197 which was evacuated after authorities discovered a suspicious package in the terminal. a suspect has been identified and arrested.html 195 http://wqad.Boston officials update victims numbers to 3 dead.” 191 http://www.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .30 am Officials say bomb squad investigators were called in to the central terminal of La Guardia International Airport. There have been vigils all over the Boston area on April-16 evening.192 12. NBC reports there were 103 patients from the blasts still being treated at six Boston hospitals.191 1.m.gov/news/updates-on-investigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston/updates-oninvestigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston 189 http://www. including some who had injuries described as “limb threatening.kmov. This turned out to be another bogus story.scribd.asp?a=2817&z=48 190 The word “live” has become meaningless on TV news.188 Press release 1. 189 1.04 noon W-QAD says Boston-area hospitals have discharged at least 51 of the at least 174 people wounded in Monday’s attack.194 12. and both are called “live. and the injured count is up to 183. particularly at this early stage of the investigation.56 AP/CBS quote Ed Davis193 saying there were 176 casualties at hospitals.

nationalreview.199 9:30 a.nbcnews.scribd.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/4/15/ boston_marathon_expl.202  10:20 p.M.M. 200 Late nite Apr 15-16 (3 Apr 19 C) 2013 April 16. many of the pictures of people being interviewed. about the Boston bombing. photos or video to call 1800-225-5324.41   Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 9:45 a. The morning after the bombing.com/corner/345645/boston-marathon-updates-nro-staff 203 http://usnews.baynews9.Officials from Boston. 2013  2 am my time. later to be identified as one of the bombers. Sometime on Monday. were daylight.” according to MSNBC was stuff I already knew from other sources. and news personnel on the scene. 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. one of the young men.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/4/15/ boston_marathon_expl.com/corner/345645/boston-marathon-updates-nro-staff 202 http://www. o Most of “what we now know.m. 2013 April 15  10:50 P.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .nationalreview. ATF and FBI hold news conference.203 198 http://www.baynews9. CNN revises the number of injured up to 144. which was 3 am Eastern. CNN now reports that today’s bombing left at least 141 injured and three dead. . even though it was not yet fixed.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article. .com/news_opinion/local_coverage/2013/04/mechanic_suspect_was_in_rush_for_car_d ay_after_bombing 201 http://www. MSNBC gave a round-up of “what we now know”.m.FBI spokesperson Richard DesLauriers: "This remains a very active investigation" in multiple locations in and around Boston. Congress had a moment of silence to honor the Boston victims.m. outside hospitals etc. announce: anyone with any information.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite 41 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.html 199 http://www. Massachusetts.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article. #3. While they acted as if this news was “live”. each of which contained BBs or ball bearings that functioned as shrapnel. — NBC says Police have confirmed two explosives. tried to pick up his girl friend’s car.201  10:32 P.html 200 http://bostonherald. "Voluminous" amount of tips have been received. but they had some small pieces of info not previously in my notes. so I knew this had to be taped replay of some earlier broadcast.

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

the person said. including one in Newton.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/4/15/ boston_marathon_expl.com/corner/345645/boston-marathon-updates-nro-staff 43 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.m. — Flights resume at Boston's Logan airport.212 Five hours after blasts (3 Apr 21) 2013 April 15  7:18 p.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 5:26 p.216  5:14 p.nationalreview. contrary to many fantasy stories in the news media. James and Trinity Streets which did not explode.html 216 http://www. CNN is now reporting the injury toll has reached 110.com/articles/news_and_politics/photography/2013/04/boston_marathon_explosions_two_ bombs_went_off_by_the_finish_line_photos.nationalreview.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article.com/corner/345645/boston-marathon-updates-nro-staff 215 http://www. from around the time of the blasts. near finish line of the Marathon.nationalreview.html 213 http://www.m. 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.baynews9.43 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Photos via Slate. The Secret Service says it has expanded its security perimeter at the White House following the events at the Boston Marathon.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/4/15/ boston_marathon_expl.217 212 http://www. and two other devices were found. UNQUOTE 2013 April 15  5:42 p.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article. The Boston Globe reports that Boston hospitals are now reporting that more than 100 people are being treated after today’s explosions.com/corner/345645/boston-marathon-updates-nro-staff 214 http://www.scribd.html 217 http://www. Shortly after the explosions. and soon afterwards. from near the bombing sites. outside of Boston.slate.m. Secret Service shut down Pennsylvania Avenue outside the White House.215 Spokesman Ed Donovan said it is not unusual to expand or contract the security perimeters.baynews9.m.m. 213 6:53 p.

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

230 o Dzhokhar Tsarnaev stays at this location for about four minutes.html 232 http://www.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . and dropped a bag at his feet. having left it on the ground where he had been standing. looked right at me. his brother. He walks away without his knapsack. He has his right thumb hooked under his backpack strap.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index. "in apparent bewilderment and alarm. Jeff Bauman gave the FBI a description of the man he saw. o He finishes the call. He appears calm.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).m. He stops in front of Forum. the bag exploded.html 231 http://www. site of the second explosion. Smoking Gun video evidence (3 May 04) 2013 April 15  2.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index.’ While still in intensive care. Chris Bauman. A man wearing a cap. walking toward the finish line. A picture of him in a wheelchair. he said." but not Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.bloomberg. away from the direction of the finish line. tearing Jeff’s legs apart.cnn. He lost both legs below the knee. 27.45 pm approx: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is seen on camera.html 230 http://www.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. asked for a paper and pen and wrote.cnn.com/news/2013-04-19/boston-bombing-victim-in-iconic-photo-helped-identifyattackers. A photograph taken from the opposite side of the street shows the knapsack on the ground at Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's feet. his brother said. Jeff Bauman was waiting among the crowd for his girlfriend to cross the finish line at the Boston Marathon.scribd. 229 o He then can be seen apparently slipping his knapsack onto the ground.html http://www." About 30 seconds before the first blast. Bauman’s information helped investigators narrow down whom to look for in hours of video of the attack.cnn.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index. looking at his cell phone and "once appearing to take a picture with it. 232 228 http://www.html 45 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. “He woke up under so much drugs. bloodied and ashen.cnn.231 o "He glances to the east and then calmly but rapidly begins moving to the west. ‘bag.cnn.html 229 http://www. he lifts the phone to his head and speaks for about 18 seconds. on April 15.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index. and there's a phone in his left hand. was broadcast around the world as he was rushed to Boston Medical Center. saw the guy. 228 Two and a half minutes later. "Virtually" everyone along Boylston turns toward the finish line. sunglasses and a black jacket over a hooded sweatshirt looked at Jeff. said in an interview.

240 10 a. The pair walks east.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite 239 http://usnews.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013. an explosion occurs in the location where Dzhokhar Tsarnaev had placed his knapsack.m. on their way to the finish line at Boston’s Copley Square.233 2.000 — begin their race.cnn. Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are caught on camera turning onto Boylston Street. Her winning time was 2 hours. 2.46 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM o Approximately 10 seconds later.238 10:10 a. that there is the same smoking gun video evidence of him planting a bomb.mlive.m.nbcnews.nbcnews..nbcnews.com/news/bay-city/index.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite http://www. — Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia finishes to become the men’s winner.38 pm: roughly 11 minutes prior to the first blast.html 241 http://usnews.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013.000 runners leaves in two waves.234 It does not appear from the info provided so far. — Fifty-three wheelchair competitors start the 26.nbcnews.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .nbcnews.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite 46 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.42 pm approx: Tamerlan Tsarnaev begins walking toward the finish line again.com/news/bay-city/index.mlive.com/news/bay-city/index.html 243 http://usnews.cnn. site of second explosion.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite http://www.cnn.html 242 http://usnews. toward the Boston Marathon finish line.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013. 10 minutes.m.cnn.m.m.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013.html 235 http://www.m.41 pm approx: Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are seen on camera standing about a half-block from Forum restaurant.m.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index. — The remainder of the field of about 24.html http://www.com/news/bay-city/index. — Kenyan Rita Jeptoo crosses the finish line as the women’s winn er. Tamerlan Tsarnaev in front of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.235 2. It's about a block from the first explosion.html 236 http://www. as there is with his brother Dzhokhar.-10:40 a. 25 seconds.nbcnews.242 9:17 a. He still has his knapsack. the thoroughfare where the finish line is located.scribd.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index.mlive. 26 minutes. — Fifty-one elite women runners set off.mlive. — The elite men and other top male runners — a wave of 3. His winning time was 2 hours.239 10:20 a.m. Wave two leaves.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite http://www.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index.236    Time Line prior to any known trouble (3 May 05) 2013 April 15        12:10 p.241 9:32 a.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite 238 http://usnews. 243 233 234 http://www.237 11:58 a. wearing a knapsack on his back.cnn.html 240 http://www.html 237 http://usnews. 22 seconds.html http://www.2-mile race.

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

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

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

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

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

until late in the day.html 262 http://www. 265 April 16. After suspects kill an MIT police officer and highjack a car. was in a state of shock. Dzhokhar was on the campus of University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth every day after the attack until late Thursday. This is evidence of a failure of assimilation. police engage in gunfight with a suspect throwing explosive devices at them. abuse during questioning.html 265 http://www. 2013: On Thursday. There are police who do wrongful arrests.html 267 http://www.263 April 18. after an almost 2 hour stand-off.262 April 18. and America.30 am: Tamerlan dies as a result of a series of battles between the brothers and the people of the Boston metropolis.com/2013/04/20/us/boston-youngerbrother/?sr=google_news&google_editors_picks=true 266 http://news.cnn. than the Chechen experience. and dorm parties. but they are relatively rare. then lie on the stand. police release pictures of Tsarnaev brothers as primary suspects. and dorm parties.html 263 http://www.bostonglobe. and proof of alibi. a university official told CNN.266 While most of Boston. He attended classes and dorm parties and went to the gym. with different perpetrators. Suspect identified as Tamerlan Tsarnaev is apprehended and pronounced dead at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.bostonglobe.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. which we find out about when there is video evidence of the circumstances of the arrest. April 19.261 Apr-19 Tamerlan Tsarnaev killed (3 Apr 22) April 19.52 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Frame-ups do occur in the USA.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.20 to 2.267 261 http://www.45 pm: Dzhokhar captured alive by the police. 2013: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev continues to attend classes.scribd.bostonglobe.yahoo. 2013 8.com/2013/04/20/us/boston-youngerbrother/?sr=google_news&google_editors_picks=true 52 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. 2013 1.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Dzhokhar Tsarnaev acts like nothing has happened.com/2013/04/20/us/boston-youngerbrother/?sr=google_news&google_editors_picks=true 264 http://www.cnn. 2013: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev attends classes.com/dzhokhar-tsarnaev-acted-nothing-happened-day-marathon-friend-113900406-abc-news-topstories. after he was discovered hiding inside a boat in a backyard in Watertown.cnn. says a friend.264 April 17. 2013: The day after the bombing.

273 Jan 12._ylt=AwrNUbJZVHRRZUEA3c7_wgt. kill three.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. Tamerlan Tsarnaev was kicked out of a Cambridge mosque for causing a disturbance. injure almost 200.” and said he was contaminating people’s minds.53 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Apr-15 Boston Bombed (3 Apr 22 C) April 15.275 268 http://www.bostonglobe. and was a hypocrite. celebrating the birthday of this American hero.blogs.com/2013/04/20/dzhokhar-tsarnaevs-jahar-twitter-account-promptsscrutiny/ 272 http://news.274 Jan 2012: Dzhokhar visits Dagestan.com/metro/2013/04/21/marathon-bombing-suspect-outbursts-had-disturbedcambridge-mosque-goers/LkZnWkXgaRZcMDUdE6V9jM/story.272 June 13.yahoo.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.nytimes.html 269 http://www.270 Before doing so.html 271 http://thelede. at the Boston Marathon. 2013: On Martin Luther King day. 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.scribd.’ The congregation shouted him out of the mosque.268 Jan 15.com/russia-asked-fbi-investigate-boston-bomb-suspect-2011182116158.html 270 http://www._ylt=AwrNUbJZVHRRZUEA3c7_wgt.bostonglobe. which got him evicted from a religious gathering.html 274 http://news.bostonglobe.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .bostonglobe.yahoo.” 271 July 17. 2012: Dzhokhar (the younger brother) becomes a US citizen.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.html 53 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.html. Tsarnaev’s earlier outburst had come in November. 2012: Tamerlan flies from NYC JFK airport to Moscow Russia. 273 http://www. 275 http://www. ‘You are the hypocrite.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. He attends naturalization ceremony at TD Banknorth Garden in Boston. in which he compared Martin Luther King Jr to the prophet Mohammed. 2012: Tamerlan returns to USA.html. 2013: Monday explosions.bostonglobe.com/russia-asked-fbi-investigate-boston-bomb-suspect-2011182116158. The congregation then said. This was the second time that he had made an unpopular outburst. 2012: Mother Zubeidat Tsarnaev is arrested for alleged shoplifting at Lord and Taylor’s in Boston. Sep 11.269 The speaker was giving a sermon. Tamerlan “You are a kafir [an unbeliever].

bostonglobe.B. 2011: Dzhokhar (the younger brother now aged around 18) graduates from Cambridge Rindge & Latin School.yahoo. and wears the hijab. so that if anything else comes up in the future. when in a phone conversation Tamerlan said that he had chosen "God's business" over work or school. their names are now on a watch list. asks for the info Russia allegedly has. and his mother. it can be tied to this earlier set of clues. 2011: Dzhokhar opens a Twitter account. They had met at a nightclub while in college.com/2013/04/20/dzhokhar-tsarnaevs-jahar-twitter-account-promptsscrutiny/ 278 http://www.html 277 http://thelede. 281 2009: Ruslan Tsarni.html 279 https://www.blogs.”279 FBI investigates.html 54 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com/story/22037136/feds-ask-to-interview-wife-of-suspected-bomber 282 http://news. had a falling out with Tamerlan. an uncle to the Tsarnaev brothers. gets nothing until April 2013. As a result.. the Russians said that Tamerlan Tsarnaev “was a follower of radical Islam and a strong believer. had ties to extremists. or clear evidence of a plan.282 276 http://www.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. The CIA investigation also finds no problems.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Sep 2011: Tamerlan’s friend Brendan Mess is murdered in Waltham MA. the traditional Muslim headscarf. Katherine converted to Islam.com/bombing-suspect-uncle-had-falling-over-islam-162246172.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. Tsarni said he then contacted a family friend who told him Tsarnaev had been influenced by a recent convert to Islam.nytimes.html?pagewanted=2&_r=1 280 http://www.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.280 2010: Tamerlan Tsarnaev marries Katherine Russell.” 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. tells Russia. father Anzor Tsarnaev returned to Russia.nytimes. Russia asks the FBI and CIA for info on the Tsannaev family.html 281 http://www.277 There are no obvious clues to indicate a motive. The Russians say they had info that Tamerlan Tsarnaev. According to a statement released April 2013 by the F.com/2013/05/03/us/Boston-bombing-suspects-planned-july-fourthattack. finds no problems.276 Oct 25.54 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.bostonglobe.I. after the Boston bombings. also asks Russia for more info. does not get any. 278 2011 Summer.bostonglobe. with the Boston Marathon bombing.scribd. US authorities get hundreds of inquiries like this every week.njherald..

2002: Dzhokhar. the family is granted permanent immigrant status in the USA.291 depending on which source we believe.html 286 http://www.bostonglobe. Oct 1986: Tamerlan Tsarnaev.S.bostonglobe. suspect in Boston Marathon bombings. thanks to 9/11. born in Kyrgyzstan.html 288 https://en. who later became suspects in the Boston Bombings.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 285 http://www.bostonglobe.wikipedia.55 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 2006-2008: Tamerlan (the older brother) Attends Bunker Hill Community College.wikipedia.283 2002-2007 Tsarnaev family comes to America (3 Apr 22) March 2007. than what passes for national news media. an autonomous.285 Tamerlan would have been around age 17 then. 2001: The Tsarnaev family moved to Makhachkala. because such media are better qualified to understand the context.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 292 https://en. The brothers’ father is a Muslim Chechan.bostonglobe. Boston News Media (3 Apr 19 B) We should remember to seek out news stories from news media close to the breaking news. mother and father emigrate to U.S. were then aged around 8 and 15.284 2003: Tamerlan and two sisters emigrate to U.289 1991: The former Soviet Union ceased to exist. predominantly Muslim region of Russia. Wikipedia has a list of news media based in Boston.wikipedia.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. but I have yet to see a source where the boys actually traveled to Chechnya.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 289 http://www. 292 and their mother is a Muslim Dagistani.scribd.wikipedia.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.wikipedia. July 1993: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Sept 2001: America was radically changed.286 Dzhokhar would have been around age 9 then. second suspect in Boston Marathon bombings.html 284 https://en.293 The family may be ethnic Chechen.290 or Dagestan. born in Kyrgyzstan.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.html 291 https://en.bostonglobe. (Exact location unknown). in Cambridge MA for three semesters.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 55 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Dagestan.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . and apply for refugee status (Exact location unknown).287 Previously the boys had lived as children in Tokmok Kyrgyzstan.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.html 287 http://www.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 293 https://en.294 283 http://www.html 290 http://www.bostonglobe.288 The boys.

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

org/online/emergency/default.tuftsmedicalcenter. 303 http://www.childrenshospital. o Hospitals. Type of shrapnel appears to be:304  Ball Bearings305  BB gun pellets  Glass shards306 The American Red Cross is involved. who lives in the Boston area. This means that no visitors will be allowed into the hospital until further notice. Boston Medical Center web site posted:308 o If your loved was injured at the Copley incident and is being treated at BMC.30 pm on Apr 15. Medical Details (3 Apr 17) On the first day:307  On Apr 15. o Out of an abundance of caution. Brigham and Women’s Hospital web site posted:309 o BWH is treating about 20 patients who were injured in the explosions this afternoon. Many people were treated. 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 15.6030. His daughter works at Mass General.html?smid=go-share&_r=0 308 http://www. will be reporting information to the city of Boston. including BWH.com/story/news/nation/2013/04/15/explosions-finish-line-bostonmarathon/2085193/ https://www. and we expect it will be deactivated One of my e-mail pals is Mark Weisz. Count of injured might not include them.org/ 57 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. this is purely a precautionary measure. the BMC Family Assistance Center phone number is 617. Again.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .wikipedia. I e-mailed to check up on him.usatoday. or from the a itself.org/ 309 http://www.org/ https://en. please call this hotline at 617-635-4500. There have been amputations of arms + legs. Our Trauma Activation Protocol was activated at 4 PM. 307 http://www. which has organized a hotline.414. some blown off at the scene.com/2013/04/17/us/physical-legacy-of-bomb-blasts-could-be-cruel-for-bostonmarathon-victims. If you are trying to locate a loved one. but was on vacation in Florida when this crisis erupted. then released.brighamandwomens.54 pm on Apr 15.scribd.aspx 310 http://www.  As of 7.  As of 5.57   Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Tufts Medical Center303 I do not have complete list.bmc.nytimes. BWH remains in lockdown mode until further notice.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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/9996669/Boston-Marathon-explosions-ahistory-of-bombings-in-the-US.org/newsemergency/anmviewer. A related risk is that hackers can do what the government can do. But each US state has different rules.com/watch?v=n4l9yK6vtCU&feature=youtu.asp?a=2812&z=48 343 http://www. with no credible evidence.be http://www. such as firing an antique rifle. with citizens of China participating.339 Some independent history sources are available. then lots of media picked up the story. Figures from the Boston Athletic Association indicate 74 Chinese from the mainland and Hong Kong took part in the race.asp?a=2812&z=48 68 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. one of whom got killed.foxnews.341 Thus you could have a bomb designed.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.nz/world-news/three-dead-over-100-injured-in-boston-marathon-blasts-5407558 http://townhall.com/columnists/johnhawkins/2013/04/16/the-10-worst-bombings-in-us-historyn1568828 http://www. China's microblogs filled with messages of sympathy for the victims.343 338 339 http://tvnz. and another seven athletes from Taiwan.co.co.youtube. that they must have been shut down. 340 Cell Networks (3 April 16 B) They were not shut down.com/us/2013/04/15/history-bombings-in-us-including-famous-attempts-that-failedsince-late-1800s/ 340 https://www. then it explodes. Neither of the Tsarnaevs had been issued a Firearms Identification Card. They were overloaded with people calling loved ones in the aftermath of the bombing.telegraph. some people jumped to a conclusion. 338 Some news media are providing histories of bombing attempts on US soil. inside China.emergencyemail. China reacts to Boston Bombing (3 Apr 18 B) The marathon was an international event.algonet.org/newsemergency/anmviewer. which Massachusetts residents need to buy black powder in the state. so that when it has no cell signal. and updates from Chinese nationals present at the scene of the attack.html 341 BIT = Bloomberg Television 342 http://www. Some commented on differences between coverage of disasters abroad vs.html http://www.scribd. federal law allows the purchase of up to 50 pounds of black powder for personal use.se/~sven-l/books/eng01. and explained how it all made sense.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .emergencyemail. pull the plug on critical infrastructure. However. Bombing Scale (3 Apr 16) Some news media claims this is the worst bombing on US soil since 9/11.342 The attack in Boston was headlines for most of China’s news portals.

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

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

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

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

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

a third. 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.scribd.com/Official_SEA6/status/326746641451327488 74 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. The Syrian Electronic Army claimed responsibility for the hack. which can be hacked. Wikipedia on the 2010 Flash Crash. Within a few minutes AP announced that its Twitter account had been hacked.latimes.reuters. the stock market crashed. and the claim that there was a bombing at the White House was a hoax. We know many of these companies no longer have employees who understand what the heck is going on.2302279.” Thousands of people saw this. eventually. except stay down? (b) Is anything else going on to trigger this? There is an SEC-FBI investigation which no doubt will answer that.74 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Apparently AP Twitter password got hacked via spear phishing. I use TV news to tell me the headlines. Obama injured. Stocks began an immediate surge higher and within three minutes the Flash Crash was over .story https://twitter.msnbc. (a) If true.367 363 364 http://in.mydesert. 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. 2 explosions.com/viewart/20130423/NEWS11/304230005/Hackers-send-fakeAssociated-Press-tweet-about-bogus-White-House-attack http://www. under AP name: “White House bombed. We know there is enormous hacking going on of critical infrastructure companies.com/_news/2013/04/23/17884281-links-for-the-423-trms 366 http://www. and the hacker sent out. then I go seeking a second opinion.stocks had recovered all the ground last in the crash.com/article/2013/04/23/white-house-ap-tweet-sec-idINDEE93M0GC20130423 http://www.com/news/world/worldnow/la-fg-wn-fake-ap-tweet-hacks-syrian-electronicarmy-20130423.0. I was just looking for more info from what I saw on TV. We know stock market trades come from company computer systems with flawed software.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . fourth. would stock market do same thing. I have some questions about this. etc.com/id/26315908/ 365 http://maddowblog. forwarded the news.nbcnews.

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

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

Ambiguity and randomness make people nervous. Acknowledging that unexplainable events occur is not acceptable. This is 77 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Then they can go to sleep."stocks moved up today on positive jobs report" or "stocks moved down today on positive jobs report" -makes us feel like we understand. If the model really explained the event you could prevent it from happening again. Bob I met Terry on a geek forum many years ago. feeling everything is under control. Boston put us on pins and needles. and we occasionally discuss topics in the news. Yeah. Experts will investigate and claim to know. People desperately need to be able to assign a cause to catastrophic events. Another attack can send some people over an edge. 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. While we can retrospectively examine these events. they cannot be prevented from happening again. because randomness has no cause. I do not feel any more insecure as I expect that these events will likely continue. Note Terry’s observation that because some events cannot be explained. apply models of past behavior and hypothesize on potential causes. True for some people. finding a spider in the house does that to my spouse.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . inducing terror is their only claim to fame. but they do not know anymore than they can pinpoint which horse started a stampede. He responded: The market is increasingly plagued by random behaviors. Even though the same proposed trigger event may have the opposite effect at a later date. the truth is we do not know. For some people. It doesn't and we can't. 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. The 24/7/365 feed of stock market news where every tiny move is given cause and explanation .scribd. with the current state-of-art. So people look for some historical precedent by which to judge the event and feel better when they find something that satisfies one or more models.77 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM (d) Why was there no similar stock market response to the recent events in Boston? Likely due to the event being not much different than a school shooting. In some cases the cause seems obvious because of some recent event.

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

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

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

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

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

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

when there is reference to ANOTHER letter being intercepted.asp?a=2815&z=29 396 http://www. Mississippi. We do not yet know if they arrived about the same day. The FBI reports that this letter.nbcnews. Now it is time that someone must die.395 It has been quarantined by the US Secret Service. so we hear about things in a different sequence than they actually are happening.397 Holland. said she opened the envelope on April 10. which was explained in Rachael Maddow on MSNBC. Ricin to Judge Sadie Holland of Lee County Mississippi (3 May 05) Judge Sadie Holland.abajournal. has tested positive for Ricin. or if it is a third. It sounds like he may have been framed.com/story/news/nation/2013/05/02/ricin-suspect-hearing/2128851/ http://usnews.com/_news/2013/04/30/17988944-feds-ricin-traces-found-in-martial-arts-studiolinked-to-suspect?lite 395 http://www. arrested & evidence against him evaluated by a grand jury. “It just said something to the effect. we don’t know if it is the other one we already k now about. was to Senator Wicker. Sometimes the news of one event is slower to come out. with respect to the letter to Senator Wicker.394 Ricin to President Obama (3 Apr 17) A letter.fbi. The first one that I heard about April-16. an Elvis impersonator.396 We don’t yet know if this refers to the first field test or a later lab detail test. of Corinth. to Obama.84 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Paul Kevin Curtis. In reports about ONE of the letters.398 393 https://www. The second one that I read about. was arrested.npr. ‘I tried to talk to you and you would not listen.nbcnews. received one of those ricin-laced letters. He was not released as soon as there was evidence pointing at a second person. but later exonerated.scribd. because the authorities thought they might be conspirators. and a joint investigation has begun with the FBI. George Lucas Dutschke is suspect # 2. 80. has been intercepted.usatoday.org/newsemergency/anmviewer. 45.gov/jackson/press-releases/2013/mississippi-resident-charged-with-sending-threateningcommunications-to-president-others 394 http://www.cbslocal.com/2013/05/01/tests-link-deadly-ricin-to-obama-letter-suspect/ 398 http://www.’ ” Holland told the Clarion Ledger.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.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.emergencyemail.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/04/17/177605311/second-suspicious-letter-found-was-sentto-obama?ft=1&f=1003 397 http://baltimore.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . believed to be contaminated with Ricin.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

critical. or were reminded of: Some info in the day one chapters will get moved. soon after the end of the Boston Marathon. At approx 2.50 pm Eastern Time.422 kept jiggling. not the chilly weather. hospitals. Within a few hours I was hearing 2 dead. within hours after the incident. After any surprise incident. lots of smoke. meeting up with their family and friends.45 to 2. witnesses. possible shrapnel. Synopsis known day one Apr-15 beginning (3 Apr 16) What we learned. and what is bogus. as different news media people. perhaps towards the site of another not yet. undetonated explosive devices around the Boston area. April 15. compared to other events.95      Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 6-15 in critical condition. There were explosions.45 pm or 2. 6-15 in critical condition. many later found to be incorrect.wikipedia. and are dressed for the race. while first responders run to the site to rescue and serve the wounded. That is the unfortunate state-of-art of US media today.scribd. compared to other places in the world. so Boston residents are providing hospitality: blankets. Prior to the Boston Marathon there had been no credible threats. could contain information which will later be found to be untrue. 60-500 needed medical attention. all of whom may be in different time distances from the latest data. This was 1-3 hours after the winners crossed the finish line. and most of the news 422 423 http://google. and we know how much of this info is really true.org/wiki/2013_Boston_Marathon_bombings 95 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Most every event is exaggerated. as the chaos diminishes.  Chaos in the news media as rumors are shared.org/personfinder/2013-boston-explosions https://en.  Some runners are having difficulty getting back to their lodging. orange juice. What Happened? (3 Apr 16 B) Anything we learn on the first days. Estimates always vary in aftermath of any disaster. unaccounted for.423 when stragglers were arriving. Investigators found what could be one to two additional. with different degrees of experience in covering such events. workers.  Speculation who may have done it.50 pm.  Estimates of dead. there is always:  Chaos on the ground as survivors run away from one explosion. speak with police. and why. One of the dead is an 8 year old boy. wounded. 2013. The event occurred 2. The US is fortunate that such incidents are rare isolated. coffee.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .

until more can be known.641755.com/2013/04/15/breaking-news-explosion-at-boston-marathon-finish-line/ http://www. we will get a better story.wsj.wikipedia. to serve expected needs of the runners.429 People. 426 Different news media gave different versions of that relative reality. quoted by the media.  Security was increased at many institutions around the world. especially those planning similar events. so whatever the attacker’s motives.html http://www.425 50-100 yards distant from each other. early on. Witnesses to the injured. I imagine in time we will have more specific info.hlntv. The general public has not yet been told where they were found. 425 As usual. Due to uncertainty about additional attacks. In time. there were precautions. because of the low number of deaths compared to other bombings. as reported via Wikipedia.0.hlntv. near the end of the race. 430  There were evacuations of buildings similar to the JFK library.scribd. so triage for the bmb survivors was rapid. news accounts have widely different depictions of the scale of the blasts. There were 1. in the Boston area.com/article/2013/04/15/live-blog-boston-marathon-explosions 429 https://en. which I am guessing is the one at the 600 block of Boylston street.96 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM media had left. where news coverage did not yet have a time line. The Boston Marathon attracts world wide contestants from all walks of life. http://www. had ground stops. in the area. or the shrapnel. they got some of their own people. We were fortunate the blasts were not more powerful.com/article/SB10001424127887323346304578424950102614148. 428 The police performed a controlled explosion on at least one of them.com/article/2013/04/15/live-blog-boston-marathon-explosions 428 http://www. I believe small. such as Amtrak.000 (?) first responders in vicinity of the end of the race.com/news/chi-boston-marathon-explosion-20130415.chicagotribune. Two unexploded devices were found. 427 http://www.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . just like in 9/11.427 It is too soon to know if that was thanks to the bomb blasts.  Airports. 96 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.org/wiki/2013_Boston_Marathon_bombings 430 Amtrak = US city to city passenger rail transportation system.  Security increased for lots of transportation.nationalterroralert. 1-3 hours after the front runners had crossed the finish line. say there were a lot of lower extremity injuries. The windows of nearby buildings were blown out.story http://online. have been advised to stay indoors for the time being.426 and 10-20 seconds apart.usatoday. although HLN is reporting that one was at the Mandarin Oriental hotel and another at an undisclosed location.com/story/news/nation/2013/04/15/explosions-finish-line-boston-marathon/2085193/ 424 Different news media estimates.424 there were two small explosions.

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

TIPS for Investigation: Call 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324) & choose prompt #3. I do not do so for this. Wikipedia.gov. other search engine news. Rather I try to visit some regularly. Google news. Boston Incidents (Police Updated 4/22 8:25AM) This data is from the Boston Police site. local news papers. Official sources Apr-29 (3 May 05) This data is from the Boston Police site438 which was last updated by the police April-29.439     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.gov/POLICE/ http://www. Thus expect me to occasionally skip a day or two of a particular source type. and a life. Boston media. 438 439 http://www. 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. or other stories I am following. or compromise a court case. Some official info is going straight into the time line. I also have a day job. rather than being placed here. Submit info to FBI website.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . both of which can distract my time. enter Dartmouth Street entrance). Official sources day-8 Apr-22 (3 Apr 22 B) I do not check all major sources every day: official. foreign media.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.cityofboston.scribd.cityofboston. you may call 617-343-1373. TV news. Submit info via email: Boston@ic.gov/POLICE/ 98 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Blogosphere. Counseling: Anyone needing support can call the Mayor's Healthline at 617-5345050 to be connected to a counselor on-call 9AM-5PM. from time to time. about noon: Boston Incidents (Police Updated 4/29 12:45PM)      Business & Resident Resource Center: Located at Boston Public Library. Copley Central Branch at 700 Boylston (Washington Room. and sometimes there are national security reasons for censorship.fbi. you may call 617-534-5050.

CA. TIPS for Investigation: Call 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324) & choose prompt #3. Residents With Questions: Call the Mayor's Hotline at 617-635-4500. April 22.fbi. 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.S activity.pdf Significant Events: • West Fertilizer Plant Explosion – West.gov. 4/15 Marathon Incident Press Release: Full City of Boston response to Boston Marathon tragedy [link] 4/15 Marathon Incident Map: Latest crime scene perimeter [link] FEMA Apr-22 (3 Apr 22 B) See within official sources for earlier days. EDT. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Monday. regarding FEMA info about major incidents in America. 2:50 p.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .scribd. 2013 attached.m. They will be available 9AM-5PM from 4/22-4/26. April 15.6 – China Declaration Activity: • FEMA-4110-DR-MA & FEMA-3363-EM-TX approved Situation: • Two explosions occurred near the finish line at approx.  201304022 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.99      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. CO. AZ Earthquake Activity: No significant U. M 6. 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. NM. Submit info via email: Boston@ic. Submit info to FBI website.

com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Police officer killed.pdf Comparing what FEMA said April-19 morning with their earlier version. 2013  201304020 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.scribd. Residents With Questions: Call the Mayor's Hotline at 617-635-4500. transportation. April 20.100 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. academia. 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.fbi. Gov services update. I see:     Suspects status. 100 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. to identify any new or corrected info. 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. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Saturday. Submit info to FBI website. regarding FEMA info about major incidents in America. Lockdown impact on residents. TIPS for Investigation: Call 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324) & choose prompt #3. 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.gov. maritime restrictions were lifted FEMA Response: • On April 17. Submit info via Email: Boston@ic.

Official sources day-5 Apr-19 (3 Apr 19) Boston Incidents (Police Updated 4/19 2:35PM)  MBTA: Service (including bus.com for updates. 2013 • Two explosions occurred near the finish line at approx. See www.scribd.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . return home.6 – China Declaration Activity: • Major Disaster Declaration – MA • Emergency Declaration – TX Boston Marathon Explosions April 15. 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.mbta. 176 injured/hospitalized ▲ Following gunfight on April 18. 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. day shift only.m. 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. President approved Emergency Declaration FEMA-3362-EM • The FBI. 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. 2:50 p. MA • West Fertilizer Plant Explosion – West.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. train. 101 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. and commuter rail) is suspended until further notice. assisted by Boston JTTF.

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

asking the general public for help in identifying them. TX 103 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.Middle Mississippi Valley Red Flag Warnings: CA & TX. day shift only Fertilizer Plant Explosion – West. 176 injured/hospitalized • Blast zone remains closed to pedestrian & vehicular traffic State/Local Response: • MA EOC remains Partially Activated at Monitoring • MA National Guard remains on site with 2 Civil Support Teams • FAA temporary flight restrictions continue ▲ MBTA shut down. Significant Events: Severe Weather/Flooding – Midwest Boston Marathon Explosions – Boston. 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. assisted by Boston JTTF.S. Emergency declaration. Earthquake Activity: M 7. Mid-Atlantic into Florida Flash flooding possible. in Indiana-Illinois area.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.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . TX H7N9 Avian Influenza Update Midwest Spring Flood Season ‘13 Update Significant Weather: Slight risk of severe thunderstorms – Mid-Atlantic Heavy rain & thunderstorms – Eastern U. MA West Fertilizer Plant Explosion – West. Rain / high elevation snow – Pacific Northwest into Great Basin Heavy rainfall & risk of severe thunderstorms – Northeast.2 – Kuril’sk. 2013 Boston page included photos from FBI of suspects. is serving as lead Federal agency ▲ FBI released multiple photos of two individuals suspected to be involved • FEMA Region I remains partially activated to Level III. President approved Emergency Declaration FEMA-3362-EM ▲ Media & law enforcement are reporting one suspect is dead & one other suspect is still at large • The FBI.scribd. Russia April 15. I copy paste particulars of greatest interest to me.

2013 Federal Aid Programs for Emergency Declaration for Commonwealth of Massachusetts Related Links Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency Massachusetts Office of the Governor Main Content State/Tribal Government: Massachusetts 440 http://www.fema.104 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM I copy-pasted that info to my Gas Boom notes.gov/disaster/3362 http://content. 13 were negative. 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 18.04 am) 440 News Releases April 18.govdelivery. 2013: • 87 (+49) confirmed human cases across 6 provinces • 17 (+7) fatalities • 4 clusters of possible. 2 (+1) test result pending • No confirmed cases outside the six provinces in China Laboratory status • Synthetic vaccine seeds expected to arrive next week for CDC. FDA and other vaccine manufacturers to develop. H7N9 Avian Influenza A – China April 18. 2013 President Declares Emergency for Massachusetts April 18.scribd.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.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 2013 (1.

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

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

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. call 617-635-4500. processing evidence at the crime scene. http://www. .scribd.whitehouse. Email: Boston@ic.fbi.whitehouse.Statement by President Obama. April 15. April 16.110 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. To the extent the crime scene still plays in Copley perimeter—it continues to be a crime scene and may be that for days.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . which leads to swift conclusion through due diligence and strong investigative activity.gov Latest Updates: Follow @Boston_Police on Twitter for ongoing public safety updates. We are bringing additional victim assistance and Evidence Response Team resources from our Headquarters components and the field offices to Boston. TIPS: Call 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324) & choose prompt #3. We have received voluminous tips over the last 18 hours since the incidents. That e-mail for Tips is the one which bounced when I tried to send them links to almost 200 photos. 2013 452 . We have staffed our 1-800-CALL-FBI tip line and we continue to encourage individuals to contact that line with any additional tips. And they are on site working as we speak. We commend the public.gov/the-press-office/2013/04/16/statement-president 453 http://www. And we strongly encourage that assistance to continue. Assistance from the public remains critical in establishing a timeline of events.gov/the-press-office/2013/04/15/statement-president 110 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. 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.Statement by President Obama. It is paramount to explain the FBI and our JTTF451 role to a greater extent—the volume of tips we have received and reiterating the resources we provide.

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

by no means all. 112 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. and trained in how to deal with a crisis. 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. 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. 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.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. In this disaster. After 9/11. than in understanding what the hell happened. New Hampshire JFO ▲ US&R MA-TF1 available for deployment. Indianapolis Fairgrounds.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Federal Response . There have been multiple press briefings & statements by:    Local/state/federal authorities Medical facilities Political leaders I have seen some of them. monitoring only) in response to Explosions. it is pretty obvious that the authorities are competent.scribd. in some locations.FEMA: ▲ Region I RRCC transitioned to Level III (Virtual RRCC continues) • LNOs deployed to MA EOC ▲ Region I IMAT returned to Portsmouth.m. has learned something since 9/11. or in helping with their future reelection. so American leadership. storm front. and some other disasters. the authorities were more interested in calming the public. TN EOC remains activated at Level IV (Localized Emergency/Enhanced. 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. so I am organizing that via a separate chapter from news media sources.m.000 feet ▲ National Targeting Center scrubbing all outbound flights from Boston and JFK for National security reasons • FBI is lead agency working together with Boston Joint Terrorism Task Force ▲ Port of Boston remains at modified maritime security (MARSEC) Level II Nasty weather threatening my area … high winds.

FEMA April 16 info (3 Apr 16) FEMA comes out with a daily report each morning around 8.113 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Data from hospitals is higher than data from police.S.pdf Below I am copy-pasting content of this report. I saw at one of the press briefings that: (a) Busses are moving runners from where they ended up when the race was halted. We are in the very early stages of the investigation.g. then from Mayor to multiples. to a support center to help them reunite with their families near the finish line. (f) Over 100 injured. some gravely. where it goes from hospitals to multiple locations. with sites in East Central Illinois. (g) There are no suspects. which are active and very fluid. 113 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. There are many people we are talking to. MA • Midwest Spring Flood Season ‘13 – Monitoring Significant Weather: • Winter weather – Western U. (j) Prayers and Thoughts with the victims of all this. They cannot comment on specifics. but having a day job with a company network which stretches north to Chicago area.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . or anywhere in between. includ ing police. living in Evansville Indiana (SW corner of the state). with any speculation. (e) Both Civilians and First Responders rushed to help victims. I suspect it is a matter of priorities. April 16. including the Mayor’s office. These vital downtown Boston scenes are not accessible to normal traffic. and where suspected secondary devices were found. Significant Events: • Explosions – Boston. immediately after the bomb blasts. We need to work out how local residents & workers (e. of interest to me. The authorities do not want to add to the misinformation. and the computer operations dependent upon it. (c) There will be heightened vigilance for everyone the next day. and North Central Indiana. bad weather any of those places. yet. (h) Police are now on 12 hour shifts. at the hotels) can get essential access. can disrupt the network.scribd. 2013  201304016 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.30 am. and the flow of info. or data from the investigations so far. (d) Government leadership appreciates the many stories they have heard about extraordinary kindnesses extended by Boston residents to the runners. (b) National Guard is securing the cordoned off crime scenes around where the bomb blasts occurred. (i) Many questions cannot be answered yet. Here is their report the morning after the Boston Bombings: FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Tuesday.

DCE.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 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. Boston remains open with unknown occupants • The following States have activated EOCs.8 Iran Declaration Activity: None Explosions – Boston MA.3 Oklahoma. 13. NM & TX • Space Weather: No space weather storms observed or predicted Tropical Activity: No activity threatening U.S. &TN • Numerous cities & mass-transit systems have implemented heightened alert & security measures Region I • Region I RRCC is at Level II (Partial Activation) with ESFs 1. 8. 10.114 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. CO. MD.scribd. with the exception of Copley Station • Cellular service is operational. 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. limited due to congestion • Boston’s Back Bay along Boylston St. territories Earthquake Activity: M4. NJ. 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. M7. & American Red Cross • LNOs deployed to RRCC and MA EOC • Region I IMAT staged at RRCC Maynard • MATF-1 available & ready to deploy if needed • No requests for FEMA assistance have been received at this time FEMA HQ Response • NRCC is not activated • FEMA National Watch Center is activated at an Enhanced Watch • F2 is on site at the Unified Command Post at the Westin Hotel in Boston. closed to traffic.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 USG effectively holding up middle finger to Supreme Courts of other nations.com/2013/04/lawfare-podcast-episode-28-a-panel-discussion-on-lethalautonomous-weapons/ [21] NATO and the UN are among non-nation actors operating drones.uk/press/2012_03_12_UK_drones_legal_challenge/ [18] I copy-pasted this from my Drone Education Controversies http://www.peshawarhighcourt. and victim families include British citizens.pk/J_dost_muhammad_khan.scribd.uk/press/2013_04_11_drones_illegal_pakistan_judge/ [15] http://www. 122 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. The Reprieve case[14] will be decided next week.php [14] http://www.gov.uk/cases/2012_03_28_noor_khan/ [16] See Part V on Sunday March 14.com.[15] which I compared to Ok City.org.[20] The apparent anonymity of nation behind drone attacks.uk/ [20] http://www. It is unfortunate that American law sees nothing wrong with  Mass murder of innocent civilians via government drones. This case was brought over the bus station attack. buried in USG secrecy classifications that not even an Inspector General [10] [11] http://tribune.reprieve.org.reprieve.reprieve.org. [19] http://reprieve. as well as whether the Pakistani Air Force could shoot down drones.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .pk/story/534374/unmanned-predators-phc-reserves-judgment-in-drone-strikes-case/ http://www. Background info on Reprieve:[18] Reprieve.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. 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.lawfareblog.[17] because of the accusation that British Intelligence played a role in advising the USA where to do drone strikes.com/2013/04/ex-pakistani-president-musharrafs-authority-shot-down-not-by-adrone/ [13] http://www. and to International Courts of Human Rights.  Mass murder of first responders rushing to the aid of survivors of those attacks.scribd. [17] http://www. working for the CIA or military.nation.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.[19] based in Britain.[16] There is also a similar court case going thru the British courts.com. 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).org. promotes the rule of law around the world.com/doc/134406078/Drone-Ed-Al-Mac I am working on expanding my research backgrounders. [21] or operators of those drones (often private contractors.lawfareblog.

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

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

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

thanks to distractions with real life. In the next edition. and other modern day crises. School Children Abductions. I also expect in near future to upload another revision of Solution Ideas.com/doc/119857289/Solution-Ideas 126 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.  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. Smoking Gun evidence.scribd. and so I am writing that up in my School Children notes. and day job responsibilities. I believe we can learn from the Boston Bombing aftermath (sharing videos with FBI).scribd.com/doc/117284229/School-Scandals-and-Abductions http://www.500 because I am getting a lot more info on the Ohio Cleveland Kidnap story.scribd.  Scribd shows 10k reads of all prior versions of this doc (it was ½ k as of prior version).126 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM I have fallen behind in digesting news on the Boston Bombing. between Boston Bombings. http://www. where some simple revisions in our infrastructure should provide massive mitigation across the board.8 Meg Doc. Bombing victims all will recover. Apr 22 = what I added to in wee hours.31 uploaded late nite May-11.  Improve Info for Investigations – importance of authorities having a better understanding about Crime Enablers and Dirty Data. Approx 1 week anniversary. I expect in the near future to be uploading another revision of School Children Abduction Scandals. Apr 22-B = what I added to this morning. Apr 22-C = what I added to this afternoon. Car Jack victim story. and recent advances in computer technology. latest additions:      500 501 What culprit charged with.  Improving Technology to Improve Justice. Cyber Crime Epidemic. Version 1. to improve Internet civil liberties. Boston plans for re-opening impact zone.501 because once again I am seeing parallels in missed opportunities. notice new chapters sections:  Extend Common Carrier. and there’s also other developments. to improve the Amber Alert response to abducted children. 59K reads collectively of all that I have uploaded = 53 documents.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . At end of chapter headings is vintage how recently I updated them. Apr 21 = what I added to yesterday.

3 Meg Doc. 444 (411+33) footnotes. 375 others. 393-395 Scribd reads as I replaced version. 1. overnite. about 3 reads an hour.2 got 35 reads in 12 hours or about 3 an hour.28 Meg Doc. 335-337 Scribd reads during my replacing latest version. And other topics. version. TOC almost 3 pages. prior day version. so 14 me.8 upload just before 8 pm my time (9 pm EDT) Apr 19 “B” or 102 hours after bombing: 72 pages.1 uploaded approx 2 am my time (3 am EDT) Apr 22 or I have messed up with my arithmetic. 302 other people. adjusted tags to include relevant geography and other info about the brothers Grimm. earlier in day. morning version. 321 other people. wee hours version. 23 me. so 20 me.8 to 0. More known about suspects. with V 0.1: 92 pages. Scribd had 314-316 reads as I adjusted description. 416 others. Approx 5% increase vs. 1. prior day version. Approx 10% increase vs. from earlier shares. Version 0. 15-16 17 18 19 20 21 is 6 days @ 24 hours. 342 others. 101 pages. 668k PDF. about 1 an hour. and from V 0. Marginal increase vs. 1.0 to 1.8 having 19 in 4 hours or 5 an hour. 127 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Version 1. which is an increase to 3 an hour rate. 436=>439 Scribd reads as I replaced version. V 1. Version 1.7 to 0.9 uploaded just after 10 am my time (11 am EDT) Apr 20 or 116 hours after bombing: 83 pages. Approx 15% increase vs.5 Meg Doc.scribd. so 16 me. 602k PDF. 23 me. Approx 5% increase vs. and uploaded latest revision.9 to 1. 1.7 upload just after 4 pm my time (5 pm EDT) Apr 18. Version 1. 419 (386+33) footnotes. Version 0. with from V 0. V0. 474 Scribd reads before and after I replaced version.0 got 33 reads in 9 hours. Version 0. so 18 me. 296 footnotes (263+33). Perfect Crime explained vs. Conspiracy Theories.1 got 41 reads in 7 hours or about 6 an hour rate. 2 ½ pages TOC. 467k PDF. 1. in early evening. and 3 pm to 3 am is 12 hours. 946k Doc. 398 footnotes (365+33). 451 others.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . earlier in evening version. 358-360 Scribd reads as I replaced version. 363 footnotes (330+33). TOC is now 2 pages.2 uploaded approx 2 pm my time (3 am EDT) Apr 22 (close to the moment of silence). climbing again.9 getting 21 reads in 14 hours = 1 ½ an hour.127     Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Lots additions to Time Line. approx 3 reads an hour overall. or 98 hours after bombing: 68 pages. 1. 626k PDF. 1 meg Doc. or it may just be time of day.1 to 1.6 to 0. so it is now 156 hours since the bombing … let’s quit tracking this data point. Approx 10% increase vs. 320 footnotes (287+33).0 uploaded approx 7 pm my time (8 pm EDT) Apr 21 or 125 hours after bombing: 88 pages.7 had 23 reads in 18 hours. overall 3 an hour. 503k PDF. 569 PDF.4 meg Doc.

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

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