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

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

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


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

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

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

19     The victims of these disasters may have had medical insurance. 9 III-B donating to charities with a paper trail to prove what they are doing. 2013.16 and USA FBI list of common scams.com/group/scientistforhaiti/forum/topics/accountability-part-iiic-usa 12 http://www. so donors know they have not cooked their books. Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Tom Menino announced the formation of The One Fund Boston. regarding the sorry state of criminal charities getting tons of funds from the general public.wired.org/ 13 https://www.wired. Accountability Part III-C: USA Charity Watch Rating Crooks Fraud Abuse for Wise Giving11 including: the American Institute of Philanthropy (AIP) hosts Charity Watch.scribd. so I have latest stuff in trunk of car.15 Charity Rater. to help the people most affected by the tragic events that occurred in Boston on April 15.wired.charitywatch.guidestar. harm to their career possibilities.org/ 16 http://goodintents.bbb.gov/scams-safety/e-scams/e-scams 18 http://haitirewired.com/group/scientistforhaiti/forum/topics/accountability-part-iiia-usa http://haitirewired.org/us/charity/ 14 http://haitirewired. the years of mental health care they will need. I published a guide in installments. with their records shared with rating agencies.org/ 10 7 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. sometimes buy one of their first aid kits.wired.com/group/scientistforhaiti/forum/topics/accountability-part-iiie-usa 19 https://www. people might want to review the following installments:  Accountability Part III-A: USA Donors must Invest Wisely in Responsible Organizations introduction to part III. Inc.13 III-D USA Charity Rating Info Navigation. but not for a good cause.20 9 http://haitirewired.org/the-charity-rater 17 https://www.wired.14 including: Charity Navigator.12 a charity watchdog service whose purpose is to help donors make informed giving decisions. and real charities doing a shoddy job. and part II was on organizations which try to help charities improve their state of art. but it probably is not enough for the horrific harm they have sustained. the Better Business Bureau has a Wise Giving Alliance to help donors make informed giving decisions. 10 with help from: charities listed by IRS and where they are allegedly incorporated. Part III is on distinguishing between legitimate representatives of legitimate charities.7 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Red Cross and give them a check.com/group/scientistforhaiti/forum/topics/accountability-part-iiib-usa 11 http://haitirewired.fbi. and the various different kinds of crooks who want our money. During the Haiti disaster.17 III-E USA Good Intentions18 via Guide Star.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .charitynavigator. where part I defined Accountability and where it is lacking.org/ 20 http://onefundboston. learning how to function with artificial limbs. With respect to Boston.com/group/scientistforhaiti/forum/topics/accountability-part-iiid-usa 15 https://www.

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

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

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

located at the center of Dagestan on the Caspian Sea. Georgia (SW) water: Caspian Sea (E) Kyrgyzstan is where the Tsarnev brothers were born. Geographically. Dagestan is where the Tsarnev family moved. Following the First Chechen War with Russia.40 Landlocked and mountainous. is a country located in Central Asia. the Chechen-Ingush ASSR was split into two: the Republic of Ingushetia and the Chechen Republic. Chechnya gained de facto independence as the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria.org/wiki/Kyrgyzstan 11 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.wikipedia.  Tajikistan to the southwest and 38 39 https://en. Chechen Republic (W). Russian federal control was restored during the Second Chechen War.com/2013/04/a-crash-course-on-chechnya-and-kyrgyzstan/ 40 https://en.scribd.11 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM According to Wikipedia: the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria currently has a population of just over 1 million people. which sought independence. though sporadic fighting continues in the mountains and southern regions of the republic. The latter proclaimed the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria. located in the North Caucasus region. officially the Kyrgyz Republic. it borders:   Internal: o Republic of Dagestan (NE) o Republic of Ingushetia (W) o Republic of North Ossetia–Alania (W) o Stavropol Krai (NW) Foreign: o Georgia (S) After the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991. Its capital and the largest city is Makhachkala.39 We need to spend a few days busting our brains to get thru all of this.lawfareblog.  Uzbekistan to the west. The Republic of Dagestan is a federal subject of Russia. and Stavropol Krai (NW) international: Azerbaijan (S). It is located in the Caucasus region of Russia. According to Wikipedia. Since then there has been a systematic reconstruction and rebuilding process. Dagestan borders:    internal: Republic of Kalmykia (N). before some of them came to America. According to Wikipedia: Dagestan currently has a population of just under 3 million people.wikipedia.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Kyrgyzstan. in 1993 and1986. 38 Lawfare provides a tutorial on resources where people can find info about Chechnya and Kyrgyzstan.org/wiki/Chechnya http://www. Geographically. Kyrgyzstan is bordered by:  Kazakhstan to the north.

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

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

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

Salah = 17 year old falsely accused individual by amateur sleuths via crowd sourcing investigation. Krystle = age 29 lady.nationalterroralert. Campbell. a restaurant manager from Boston suburb of Medford. was a spectator of the race. who was killed in a shootout with the suspects.56 53 54 http://www. but those who grow up outside organized religion.co.bbc.com/_news/2013/04/19/17817173-one-boston-marathon-suspect-killed-secondsuspect-his-brother-on-loose-after-firefight?lite 15 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. They can be used in News Search to get updated info. which placed the boy’s life at risk from vigilantes.scribd. for some of the agencies involved in the big picture. Key Names (3 May 05) Certain names become central to the Boston Bombings. 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. Apr 18 evening.uk/news/technology-22214511 http://www.independent.uk/news/world/americas/boston-marathon-bombs-pressure-cookers-filledwith-ball-bearings-and-nails-were-used-for-explosions--to-inflict-maximum-damage-8574228. and subsequent investigations. for sources of some of the updates.55 Some reports say that after the suspects killed the police officer.  Time Line section. they stole his police cruiser.wikipedia.nbcnews.com/news_opinion/local_coverage/2013/04/mit_cop_killed_was_born_to_be_a_police_ officer http://www.co.  Investigators.org/wiki/Boston_Marathon_bombings http://bostonherald.html 55 https://en.  Fact Checking. survived to identify one of the killers. Barhoun. Note chapters or sections on  Boston Hospitals. when she got killed.54 Collier. Sean = age 26 MIT police officer.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . for story threads.  Laptop. 53 Bauman. then get distorted information from converts.com/2013/04/18/report-mit-officer-fatally-shot-in-cambridge-massexplosives-found/ 56 http://usnews.

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

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

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

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

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

gov/eopss/agencies/msp/ Federal agencies working this case  https://www.fbi.gov/news/Default.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .” 90 My notes on this will be in the next edition shared of my US epidemic of critical infrastructure explosions. with info on Boston Bombings. return home.pdf calling my copy: FBI Boston Bomber Friends 2013 May 2. http://www.91 Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion. 2013. and commuter rail) is suspended until further notice. 2013 Boston Special Agent in Charge.pdf President Obama.aspx?id=6091 86 https://www.gov/news/default. If you are at an MBTA station please do not congregate there. 83 84 http://www.89 Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion.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. 88 https://www. Massachusetts State Government  http://www.gov/boston/press-releases/2013/suspect-in-boston-marathon-attack-charged-with-usinga-weapon-of-mass-destruction 87 I downloaded 2013-0447.30 am.gov/governor/  http://www. FEMA comes out with a daily report each morning around 8. April 19. April-21. but I try to keep up on links to them.cityofboston.85 ALERT-Boston is the city's emergency notification system [link] MBTA: Service (including bus.com/doc/114094060/Indy-Boom 21 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. train.mass. 2013.cityofboston.gov/  Criminal complaint (pdf) with April-22 charges against surviving suspect.com for updates. Boston explosion updates88 I have not viewed all of the official reports.aspx?id=6079 http://www. with info on Boston Bombings.mass.mbta.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/oneboston http://www.scribd.21        Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM http://cityofboston. April 19. See www.fbi.cityofboston.92 and Bird Flu in China. April 20.gov/news/Default.fbi.scribd. 2013 Here is FEMA report for Friday April 19. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Saturday.  201304020 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.90 and national weather forecasts.cityofboston.aspx?id=6089 85 http://www.86   FBI charges against bomber Tsarnaev’s friends: Kadyrbayev-Tazhayakov-Phillipos (PDF 87 20 pages).

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Thursday. 2013 President Obama. http://www. 2013.scribd.pdf Boston Special Agent in Charge. He is 91 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 19 info.pdf FEMA on Massachusetts Explosion April 18.94  201304018 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. April 18. 2013 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Tuesday. 2013 Here is FEMA report three days after the Boston Bombings. April 15.pdf See chapter “Official sources day two” where I have extracted relevant details. 2013 (a.pdf Statement by President Obama.scribd.95  201304017 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. April 16. April 16.” 94 My notes on this will be in the next edition shared of my US epidemic of critical infrastructure explosions.m.” 96 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 16 info.com/doc/114094060/Indy-Boom 95 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 17 info.m. 2013. April 17.” My notes on this will be in the next edition shared of my US epidemic of critical infrastructure explosions.com/doc/114094060/Indy-Boom 93 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 18 info. 2013 Remarks by Boston Special Agent in Charge.scribd. April 18. April 16.) Statement by President Obama.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .” 92 22 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. of whom Boston authorities were hunting. with info relevant to the Boston Bombings. 2013.93 Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion.97 Do not approach him. Remarks by Boston Special Agent in Charge. until his capture just before 8. 2013 (1.96  201304016 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. 2013 Picture of final suspect (3 Apr 20) Here is a picture from the FBI. morning after the Boston Bombings.22  Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 201304019 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.45 pm Apr-19. April 16. http://www. April 18. April 16.) Statement by Attorney General Holder. with info on Boston Bombings. 2013 (p.04 am) FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Wednesday. with lots of relevant info.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

their families and all of those impacted by last week’s tragic events . The Boston Police Department will return personal items secured at the scene that have not been retained as evidence by the FBI. Menino and members of his Emergency Management Team and Cabinet previewed plans for the re-opening of Boylston Street and the Copley Square area of Boston. The 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. and Counseling As this plan commences we will be respectful with all memorials and other personal effects left at the scene. Operating as quickly and seamlessly.of our city team. The Five phase plan will commence when the scene is cleared by Federal Authorities and returned to the City of Boston.” The Mayor committed to two top priorities for the plan:   Making sure the City reopens this area as respectfully as we can for the victims. without bureaucracy for the business owners and residents who have also been affected by the attack on our City. Mayor Thomas M. 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.30 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Apr 21. 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. 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. “Friday as our officers reported to the world ‘we got him’. Equipment and Expertise . Communications.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 30 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.scribd. “Nearly a week ago our City took a deep breath and was forced to dive into a pool of uncertainty and fear.” Mayor Menino said. As we move toward re-opening we will continue to update the public on our progress and plans.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  2013 April 16.com/2013/04/16/device-at-boston-marathon-was-in-metal-pressure-cooker/ 196 http://usnews. NBC reports there were 103 patients from the blasts still being treated at six Boston hospitals.” 191 http://www.org/newsemergency/anmviewer.56 AP/CBS quote Ed Davis193 saying there were 176 casualties at hospitals.194 12.baynews9.nbcnews. At least 8 children were being treated at hospitals. 10 a. including some who had injuries described as “limb threatening.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article. and the injured count is up to 183. in NYC.asp?a=2817&z=48 190 The word “live” has become meaningless on TV news.m. This turned out to be another bogus story.Boston officials update victims numbers to 3 dead.198 188 https://www.”196 10.html 195 http://wqad. and both are called “live. 176 injured. to exercise caution and attempt to verify information through appropriate official channels before reporting.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .188 Press release 1. a suspect has been identified and arrested.40 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM we ask the media.emergencyemail.html 192 http://www.m. according to a CNN tally. 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. .scribd.30 am Officials say bomb squad investigators were called in to the central terminal of La Guardia International Airport.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. 17 critical.192 12. 195 11:30 a.com/story/news/2013/04/16/obama-boston-marathon-bombing-remarks/2087565/ 193 Ed Davis = Boston Police Commissioner 194 http://www.com/news/national/Boston-Marathon-bombings-Person-of-interests-apartmentsearched-203184581. separated by a few hours.190 we were told that the 3rd dead is a Chinese citizen.gov/news/updates-on-investigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston/updates-oninvestigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston 189 http://www. There have been vigils all over the Boston area on April-16 evening. particularly at this early stage of the investigation.12 pm USA Today says we are up to 170 injured.197 which was evacuated after authorities discovered a suspicious package in the terminal.usatoday.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/4/15/ boston_marathon_expl. when they show the exact same show. 2013  9 pm (8 pm my time) on Piers Morgan live.04 noon W-QAD says Boston-area hospitals have discharged at least 51 of the at least 174 people wounded in Monday’s attack.fbi. at least 17 of whom were critically injured.191 1.45 pm CNN says that thanks to 2 independent videos.kmov.20 am: CNN says injured total is up to 183. 189 1.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

news media. electricity. infrastructure etc. a copy of the final picture. where some may be identically shaped. without knowing what any of it means. We have no idea how many potential “dots” the FBI. and almost all of them are harmless. we are trying to fit thousands of pieces together. In a mystery. It is like a jigsaw puzzle where the all of the picture is facing downwards.  Some scenarios can be solved with more info. also known as the watch list. I am reminded of the California earthquake at the end of a sports game being covered by TV from an airship.com/blog/archives/2013/05/intelligence_an. Frequently investigators don’t know the d ifference. when there are millions of dots — some important but the vast majority unimportant — uncovering plots is a lot harder. I believe there are also vulnerabilities.scribd.com/blog/archives/2013/05/intelligence_an. not increase data. has 700. The Terrorist Identities Datamart Environment. Millions of people behave strangely enough to warrant the FBI's notice. Compare that with disasters where the locals are in shock. Where there are apparent contradictions.  A mystery is a situation where you already have plenty of info and the challenge is to make sense of it. 249 250 https://www.000 names on it. all of which had good cell phone connections.html 49 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. race staff.251  A puzzle is a situation where you lack info. We are not dealing with a 2 dimensional jigsaw puzzle where we have corner pieces.gladwell. simply gathering more will achieve nothing but muddy the waters further. Similarly with hindsight.html 251 http://www. after the fact.000 people on it last year.schneier. communications are down. it is easy to see the dots. The world immediately knew what had happened and how serious it was. leads us to overestimate how easy it should have been to connect them when they were like needles buried in a Grand Canyon filled with random needles. We know that the no-fly list had 21.249 Hindsight bias = the notion that.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . We need to increase intelligence analysis.html https://www. CIA. 250 It’s easy to work backwards through the data and see all the obvious warning signs. but the abundance of it. But before a terrorist attack.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. it’s not lack of info you need to address. There’s a relevant distinction between puzzles and mysteries. then only turn the thing over to see a possible picture.com/2007/2007_01_08_a_secrets. and finding more of it is the key to solving the puzzle. Some solutions can be prevented with more info.schneier. NSA and other agencies collect. when everything has been connected. edge pieces. private civilians. We are dealing with multi-dimensions. including dimensions of space and time and other types of reality. Reaction after the Boston Bombing was good because there were observers observing the scene from government security. critics don’t understand this distinction. but it’s easily in the millions. we need to rethink under what scenarios they are not really contradictions.

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

Biography known now about Suspects (3 Apr 22 C) Wikipedia has a write-up on the Tsarnaev brothers.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . within Maps section. so the Ethnic Chechens may be using what is a logical explanation in their part of the world.emergencyemail. The FBI denies this. in a separate chapter. Maret Tsarnaeva. Let’s look at map of where Chechnya is relat ive to Kyrgyzstan and Dagesta.258 The news media has been blasting that the boys were from Chechnya.com/bensmith/why-chechens-think-tsaraev-brothers-were-framed 51 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.yahoo. The parents of the boys.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 259 http://news. 5+ military contractors had been hired to provide security for the Boston Marathon.wikipedia. for family and friends of the accused to claim they must be innocent. Their agents were carrying back packs very similar to those identified with the suspects.  They believe the FBI was monitoring the boys for the past 3 years. Allegedly frame-ups by the authorities are common place in Russia. for example. The Chechen Republic's president also used language indicating the suspects may be innocent.com/could-why-chechens-think-tsarnaev-brothers-were-framed-230423819. that they are 100% innocent. and the evidence of their guilt not yet public.html http://www. What does this data say about how the US should or could protect its citizens in these circumstances? UNQUOTE The history today article says there have been 2.” The analysis further reveals that the most common weapon used in the 207 terrorist attacks in the United States from 2001 to 2011 were incendiary devices and explosives. It is normal after anyone is arrested.com/could-why-chechens-think-tsarnaev-brothers-were-framed-230423819.260 257 258 http://www. have stated in interviews:259  They believe the boys have been framed. Perhaps because of the above situation.yahoo.51 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM terrorists in the past 40-plus years.html https://en.257 They were checking for the kinds of indications associated with dirty bombs.html http://www.com/039977_The_Craft_Boston_marathon_private_military_contractors.asp?a=2830&z=29 260 http://news.buzzfeed. to what they think is happening in the USA. I had no idea the count was that high.org/newsemergency/anmviewer. The info below does not seem to agree. and the brothers' aunt.362 terrorist attacks in the United States between 1970 and 2011.naturalnews.scribd.

April 19. Dzhokhar was on the campus of University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth every day after the attack until late Thursday. and dorm parties. which we find out about when there is video evidence of the circumstances of the arrest.263 April 18.30 am: Tamerlan dies as a result of a series of battles between the brothers and the people of the Boston metropolis.html 263 http://www.com/2013/04/20/us/boston-youngerbrother/?sr=google_news&google_editors_picks=true 266 http://news. police engage in gunfight with a suspect throwing explosive devices at them.bostonglobe.20 to 2. says a friend. 2013 8.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.262 April 18.cnn. 2013: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev continues to attend classes.html 267 http://www. He attended classes and dorm parties and went to the gym.com/dzhokhar-tsarnaev-acted-nothing-happened-day-marathon-friend-113900406-abc-news-topstories.52 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Frame-ups do occur in the USA.bostonglobe. There are police who do wrongful arrests. a university official told CNN. with different perpetrators.266 While most of Boston.267 261 http://www. 2013: The day after the bombing. abuse during questioning.cnn. After suspects kill an MIT police officer and highjack a car.scribd. then lie on the stand. police release pictures of Tsarnaev brothers as primary suspects.yahoo.cnn.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .com/2013/04/20/us/boston-youngerbrother/?sr=google_news&google_editors_picks=true 52 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.261 Apr-19 Tamerlan Tsarnaev killed (3 Apr 22) April 19.com/2013/04/20/us/boston-youngerbrother/?sr=google_news&google_editors_picks=true 264 http://www.45 pm: Dzhokhar captured alive by the police.bostonglobe. and America. 2013: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev attends classes. This is evidence of a failure of assimilation.264 April 17. but they are relatively rare. 2013: On Thursday. was in a state of shock. Suspect identified as Tamerlan Tsarnaev is apprehended and pronounced dead at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.html 265 http://www. until late in the day. than the Chechen experience. 265 April 16. 2013 1. after an almost 2 hour stand-off. and proof of alibi.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. and dorm parties.html 262 http://www. after he was discovered hiding inside a boat in a backyard in Watertown.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev acts like nothing has happened.

html 53 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.bostonglobe. kill three.270 Before doing so.274 Jan 2012: Dzhokhar visits Dagestan.com/russia-asked-fbi-investigate-boston-bomb-suspect-2011182116158.269 The speaker was giving a sermon. 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.yahoo. 2012: Mother Zubeidat Tsarnaev is arrested for alleged shoplifting at Lord and Taylor’s in Boston.com/russia-asked-fbi-investigate-boston-bomb-suspect-2011182116158. at the Boston Marathon._ylt=AwrNUbJZVHRRZUEA3c7_wgt. He attends naturalization ceremony at TD Banknorth Garden in Boston.yahoo.html 270 http://www.com/2013/04/20/dzhokhar-tsarnaevs-jahar-twitter-account-promptsscrutiny/ 272 http://news. The congregation then said.html 269 http://www.blogs.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.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. 2012: Tamerlan returns to USA. 273 http://www. celebrating the birthday of this American hero. injure almost 200.275 268 http://www.html 274 http://news.268 Jan 15.html.bostonglobe.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 2012: Dzhokhar (the younger brother) becomes a US citizen.nytimes.scribd.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. 275 http://www.com/metro/2013/04/21/marathon-bombing-suspect-outbursts-had-disturbedcambridge-mosque-goers/LkZnWkXgaRZcMDUdE6V9jM/story.bostonglobe. Tamerlan “You are a kafir [an unbeliever]. 2013: Monday explosions.html._ylt=AwrNUbJZVHRRZUEA3c7_wgt. Sep 11.273 Jan 12.bostonglobe. which got him evicted from a religious gathering.bostonglobe.” and said he was contaminating people’s minds. Tamerlan Tsarnaev was kicked out of a Cambridge mosque for causing a disturbance.html 271 http://thelede. ‘You are the hypocrite.’ The congregation shouted him out of the mosque.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. and was a hypocrite. 2012: Tamerlan flies from NYC JFK airport to Moscow Russia. in which he compared Martin Luther King Jr to the prophet Mohammed. Tsarnaev’s earlier outburst had come in November.272 June 13.” 271 July 17. This was the second time that he had made an unpopular outburst.

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

suspect in Boston Marathon bombings. born in Kyrgyzstan.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. 292 and their mother is a Muslim Dagistani.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 292 https://en.286 Dzhokhar would have been around age 9 then.html 291 https://en. the family is granted permanent immigrant status in the USA. an autonomous. 2002: Dzhokhar. in Cambridge MA for three semesters. Dagestan.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .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 has a list of news media based in Boston.scribd. thanks to 9/11.html 284 https://en.S. but I have yet to see a source where the boys actually traveled to Chechnya.html 286 http://www. and apply for refugee status (Exact location unknown).wikipedia.html 288 https://en. (Exact location unknown).293 The family may be ethnic Chechen.bostonglobe.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 55 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. who later became suspects in the Boston Bombings.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.wikipedia. Oct 1986: Tamerlan Tsarnaev. The brothers’ father is a Muslim Chechan.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.294 283 http://www. predominantly Muslim region of Russia. 2001: The Tsarnaev family moved to Makhachkala.html 287 http://www.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.bostonglobe.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. than what passes for national news media.S.290 or Dagestan.bostonglobe.wikipedia. were then aged around 8 and 15. mother and father emigrate to U.284 2003: Tamerlan and two sisters emigrate to U.288 The boys.html 290 http://www.285 Tamerlan would have been around age 17 then.287 Previously the boys had lived as children in Tokmok Kyrgyzstan.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.283 2002-2007 Tsarnaev family comes to America (3 Apr 22) March 2007.289 1991: The former Soviet Union ceased to exist.wikipedia.291 depending on which source we believe. Boston News Media (3 Apr 19 B) We should remember to seek out news stories from news media close to the breaking news.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 289 http://www. born in Kyrgyzstan. second suspect in Boston Marathon bombings.bostonglobe.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 293 https://en. July 1993: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 285 http://www.bostonglobe.wikipedia.bostonglobe. because such media are better qualified to understand the context. Sept 2001: America was radically changed.

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

the BMC Family Assistance Center phone number is 617. Boston Medical Center web site posted:308 o If your loved was injured at the Copley incident and is being treated at BMC. will be reporting information to the city of Boston. Our Trauma Activation Protocol was activated at 4 PM. Again.wikipedia. please call this hotline at 617-635-4500.57   Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Tufts Medical Center303 I do not have complete list. This means that no visitors will be allowed into the hospital until further notice.54 pm on Apr 15. I e-mailed to check up on him.org/ 57 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com/story/news/nation/2013/04/15/explosions-finish-line-bostonmarathon/2085193/ https://www.aspx 310 http://www. If you are trying to locate a loved one. including BWH. BWH remains in lockdown mode until further notice. and we expect it will be deactivated One of my e-mail pals is Mark Weisz. Brigham and Women’s Hospital web site posted:309 o BWH is treating about 20 patients who were injured in the explosions this afternoon. Many people were treated.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . then released.414. who lives in the Boston area. 303 http://www. or from the a itself.scribd.brighamandwomens. some blown off at the scene. o Out of an abundance of caution.bmc.tuftsmedicalcenter.childrenshospital. 307 http://www. Medical Details (3 Apr 17) On the first day:307  On Apr 15.org/online/emergency/default. Count of injured might not include them.usatoday.nytimes. which has organized a hotline.6030. this is purely a precautionary measure. His daughter works at Mass General.org/ 309 http://www.  As of 5. Type of shrapnel appears to be:304  Ball Bearings305  BB gun pellets  Glass shards306 The American Red Cross is involved.com/2013/04/17/us/physical-legacy-of-bomb-blasts-could-be-cruel-for-bostonmarathon-victims.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.  As of 7. Boston Children’s Hospital web site posted:310 o Boston Children’s Hospital received 10 p atients injured in the explosion at the Boston Marathon on the afternoon of April 15.org/ https://en.30 pm on Apr 15.html?smid=go-share&_r=0 308 http://www. There have been amputations of arms + legs. o Hospitals. but was on vacation in Florida when this crisis erupted.

com/2013/04/16/investigators-seek-suspects-motive-in-boston-bombings-thatkilled-3/ 312 http://www. a doctor at Massachusetts General who performed six surgeries on Monday. said the majority of injuries are "combined.com/video/nightly-news/51549843/#51549843 313 DHHS = US Dept of Health and Human Services. a 7-year-old boy. Stephen Epstein of the emergency medicine department at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center said he saw an X-ray of one victim’s leg that had “what appears to be small. mentioned in reports about the Boston Bombings.        Investigation Expectations (3 Apr 19) I do not yet know meaning. two in critical condition. All clinical and operational activities will occur as scheduled on Tuesday. April 16.312 This hospital was the one where the news media has had a fantasy about a Saudi student allegedly behind the bombing. round objec ts throughout it — similar in the appearance to BBs. complex lower extremity" injuries. press briefings." said spokeswoman Julie Jette. uniform.”311 Boston Children’s Hospital reported that those treated there included a 9year-old girl.58 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM shortly. has been there 20 years. Massachusetts General Hospital was caring for 29 victims. state  DCE  DHHS313 311 http://www. of all of US alphabet soup of agencies.nbcnews. or significance. and a 2-year-old. Dr. and/or emergency response support:  Alphabet soup of Federal agencies.scribd. I will add clarifications to my notes as research time permits.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .660news. Here’s quotes from various news media: Dr. Dr. where injuries ranged from cuts and bruises to serious shrapnel wounds. Chief of Emergency Services at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Ron Walls.  ATF (Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives)  Atty Gen office. a 12-year-old. According to news reports. 58 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Tufts New England Medical Center had nine patients "and we're expecting more. Trauma surgeons said they had performed several amputations by mid-evening on Monday. Brigham and Women's Hospital reported receiving 18 to 20 injured from the explosions. has said he would not run for re-election  Boston Joint Terrorism Task Force. federal  Boston Mayor. and official sources. explains a fair number of people were injured by flying objects and shrapnel. 2013. here are some of the outfits so far involved in the investigation. participating in coordination of medical info. is co-lead with FBI  Boston Police Commissioner  the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)  DA local. Peter Fagenholz.

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

2. to see faces of people who went to where the bombs later discovered. so as bits of information are reported. 12. names. and when found. how far it traveled. 13. 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. Follow trails of all evidence uncovered. finger-prints. What is known about these bombs that are unique enough to match up with what is known about other bombs? 10. like Unibomber and front lines of US foreign wars? That can be a clue to organizations involved with whoever made the bombs. Thousands of interviews with the injured. and where they were found. There will be a case management system. Many of those customers may be innocent.time. There will be video of the places where the bombs went off. Clues (3 Apr 18 B) The police will have access to video of the scenes. where the explosions occurred. All agencies which are involved.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. Teams collect whatever pieces of evidence they can get from what exploded. back track ingredients.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . the data can be searched using key words associated with times. witnesses. The injuries tell a story. Joint Operations Command (JOC) gets setup. There will be video from stores where bomb ingredients purchased.com/2013/04/18/the-bureau-vs-the-bomber/ 60 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Authorities will be looking for faces which show up both at bomb site. with clues as to the nature of the explosion. How similar are these bombs to those used in past attacks. That video will be collected from before those events. people who call the tip lines. One may already exist due to the marathon. but the authorities label these stories as fictional. MO of similar past bombings. 9. but may need to move to larger quarters. Fox. Develop a bomb-signature. such as bomb residue to the FBI Bomb lab in Quantico Virginia. http://swampland. This evidence will be examined for DNA. including noting precise location of where this stuff was discovered. the shrapnel. There 316 317 CNN. Lots of news media have reported about unexploded secondary devices . will have representatives there. 8. 6. trying to nail down what process the investigation will probably go through. 316 1.317 which may help them figure out how the bombs got there. 5. Many of those people may be innocent. places. 3.) 11. 4. and at ingredients retailing. 14. clues. Some evidence goes to specialized forensics places. and secondary devices found. 7. MSNBC.scribd.

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

are still in business.  Cookers inside black duffel bags. This does not help with who knows how to make this kind of bomb.npr. and conspiring (with his brother).  nails  and ball bearings. the authorities now know both of the bombs used in the marathon attack were "low-grade explosives housed in pressure cookers.com/2013/04/16/investigators-seek-suspects-motive-in-boston-bombings-that-killed3/ http://wqad.660news." The pressure cookers contained nails and BBs.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index. She says the authorities are not yet sure about the other one.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767721-investigators-believe-boston-bombs-werepressure-cookers-hidden-in-backpacks-officials-say?lite http://www.  Duffel bags placed in such a way as to try to avoid suspicion. and its records.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/04/17/177605063/why-use-a-pressure-cooker-to-build-a-bomb 321 http://usnews.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . When the metal pressure cooker explodes.html http://www.nbcnews.62   Good Security Good Intelligence Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Bomb Design (3 Apr 22 C) As usual.html 62 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. has been used all over the world by many different bombers organizations.kmov. it is turned into metal shards added to the shrapnel which was inside.  Bomb and shrapnel inside metal pressure cookers. until it gets checked out.html 322 http://www.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."322 Several news media say the authorities have the brand name of the pressure cooker.uk/news/world/americas/boston-marathon-bombs-pressure-cookers-filled-withball-bearings-and-nails-were-used-for-explosions--to-inflict-maximum-damage-8574228. Rachael Maddow on MSNBC says that only one of the two bombs left enough wreckage to be sure it was a pressure cooker. because it is common place for many years. charging Dzhokhar Tsarnaev with the bombing. some of the info in these reports may be mistaken. I know from my day job that 320 (a metal kitchen pot with a locked down top) http://www.scribd. Let’s hope that brand name. Summary picture:  Low grade explosives with green colored hobby fuse.  Shrapnel included nails and BBs.independent. and the bombs had "green-colored hobby fuse. News media is reporting that the bombs were in 6-litre metal pressure cookers320 filled with shrapnel:321  shards of metal. In the criminal complaint.co.cnn.

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

earthquake and tsunami risk. o NIE = National Intelligence Estimate. and here is an audit trail with the details. we need to implement our plans immediately.     Alert or Advisory = We have good reason to suspect that there is a risk of this bad thing happening. so here is a heads up about what we know so far.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. Failure Log = The bad thing did in fact happen.” the bulletin warned. which may not have a parallel in national security area.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . o OIA = Office of Intelligence Analysis.net/ufouo-dhs-domestic-improvised-explosive-device-ied-threat-overview/ 332 https://publicintelligence.net/tag/improvised-explosive-devices/page/2/ 333 http://swampland. cyber security penetrated: Here is what I am accustomed to.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. If we want to survive it.net/ufouo-dhs-warning-on-pressure-cooker-ieds/ https://publicintelligence. the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was concerned enough about pressure-cooker bombs to issue an alert to federal and state security officials: “A technique commonly taught in Afghan terrorist training camps is the use/conversion of pressure cookers into [improvised explosive devices]. Watch = Conditions are ripe for this bad thing to happen soon.330 2011 Jan 10 MCAC 2 page info about incendiary devices used against government buildings in Maryland. so we need to review our plans for how to be safe from the bad thing.scribd.time. Warning = Someone has seen credible evidence that the bad thing is really happening. o NY-MTA = New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority. o TTP = o WTC = World Trade Center Not on the above list is this clue from TIME Magazine:333 In 2004. o HME = Home Made Explosives. such as: bad weather. headed in our direction. human critical infrastructure problems. 2011 Jan 12 DHS 23 page overview of Domestic IED threats. o MCAC = Maryland Coordination and Analysis Center. o HMTD = hexamethylene triperoxide diamine.com/2013/04/16/a-short-history-of-pressure-cooker-bombs/?iid=sl-articlemostpop1 64 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. o TATP = Triacetone triperoxide. o IED = Improvised Explosive Device. 330 331 https://publicintelligence. Some of the terminology here may be a bit different than we are accustomed to in other venues. which we were able to capture.

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

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

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

be http://www.com/columnists/johnhawkins/2013/04/16/the-10-worst-bombings-in-us-historyn1568828 http://www.foxnews.asp?a=2812&z=48 343 http://www.341 Thus you could have a bomb designed. with no credible evidence. China's microblogs filled with messages of sympathy for the victims.org/newsemergency/anmviewer. Bombing Scale (3 Apr 16) Some news media claims this is the worst bombing on US soil since 9/11.com/watch?v=n4l9yK6vtCU&feature=youtu.scribd. But each US state has different rules. so that when it has no cell signal.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. which Massachusetts residents need to buy black powder in the state.emergencyemail. They were overloaded with people calling loved ones in the aftermath of the bombing. some people jumped to a conclusion.telegraph. federal law allows the purchase of up to 50 pounds of black powder for personal use. and another seven athletes from Taiwan. inside China. such as firing an antique rifle. 338 Some news media are providing histories of bombing attempts on US soil. that they must have been shut down.algonet.emergencyemail. However.se/~sven-l/books/eng01. then it explodes.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/9996669/Boston-Marathon-explosions-ahistory-of-bombings-in-the-US.343 338 339 http://tvnz. pull the plug on critical infrastructure.co.339 Some independent history sources are available.html 341 BIT = Bloomberg Television 342 http://www.org/newsemergency/anmviewer. 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. and updates from Chinese nationals present at the scene of the attack.youtube. with citizens of China participating. A related risk is that hackers can do what the government can do.co.nz/world-news/three-dead-over-100-injured-in-boston-marathon-blasts-5407558 http://townhall.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . China reacts to Boston Bombing (3 Apr 18 B) The marathon was an international event. Some commented on differences between coverage of disasters abroad vs. then lots of media picked up the story.asp?a=2812&z=48 68 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Figures from the Boston Athletic Association indicate 74 Chinese from the mainland and Hong Kong took part in the race.342 The attack in Boston was headlines for most of China’s news portals. Neither of the Tsarnaevs had been issued a Firearms Identification Card.html http://www. one of whom got killed. and explained how it all made sense.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“Perfect Crime”. 371 they get shared on the internet.com/articles/2013/04/18/how-the-internet-accused-a-high-school-student-ofterrorism.com/metro/2013/04/15/jfk-library-evacuated-after-explosion-fire-polie-probepossible-link-marathon-blast/4gQintGxnUv8he2Ul8THLI/story.co. contrary to earlier news media misinformation.375 unrelated to the twin bombings.html 376 http://www.374 initially reported as a 3rd bomb blast. without the corrections.voanews. only that nothing explosive was found.372 then those people get targeted by vigilantes.washingtonpost. told his dorm-mates and friends.376 or what led them to the landfill. So here’s what I know so far about this. Laptop (3 May 04) May-1. 78 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. There was an incident at the JFK Library and Museum.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.foxnews. the FBI came out with charges against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev 3 friends who had disposed of some of his stuff into garbage which ended up in the landfill which got searched by the authorities for 2 days.com/content/live-updates-boston-marathon-explosions/1641943. at which time they kept mum on what they found. Large numbers of people have photographs from events like the Boston Marathon. Then other media copied the misleading info. but a lot of news media made it a centerpiece of many stories which turned out to have a lot of misleading information.html 373 http://www. JFK Library (3 Apr 16) This is really a footnote to the Boston Bombing. and sometimes abused to label innocent people as suspects. and about 90 minutes later. who lived off-campus. “Unanswered Questions”. Internet Hoaxes (3 Apr 23) Also see related chapters: = “Conspiracy Theories”. but we still don’t know what led them to the activities of the 3 friends.com/2013/04/27/fbi-searches-landfill-near-umass-dartmouth-in-bostonbombing-probe/ http://www.bbc.scribd.bostonglobe.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .com/blogs/early-lead/wp/2013/04/15/explosions-at-boston-marathon-finishline/#liveblog-entry-11444 http://www.org/ 374 http://www.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. Boston Bomber suspect (now in custody) Dzhokhar Tsarnaev returned to his dorm after the bombing.html 375 http://www. he was not planning to return. 377 They 371 372 http://www. Now we know some of what they found. but later determined to have been an ordinary fire.nationalterroralert. offering to them to help themselves to any of his possessions.thedailybeast. which had got the story from Associated Press. We have not yet been told what caused the fire.uk/news/magazine-22191029 http://www.jfklibrary.373 7 miles from the twin bombings.

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

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

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

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

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

‘I tried to talk to you and you would not listen. said she opened the envelope on April 10. In reports about ONE of the letters.’ ” Holland told the Clarion Ledger.398 393 https://www.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.cbslocal. to Obama.com/story/news/nation/2013/05/02/ricin-suspect-hearing/2128851/ http://usnews.emergencyemail. 45. has tested positive for Ricin. was to Senator Wicker. received one of those ricin-laced letters. Ricin to Judge Sadie Holland of Lee County Mississippi (3 May 05) Judge Sadie Holland. believed to be contaminated with Ricin.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . The second one that I read about.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/04/30/17988944-feds-ricin-traces-found-in-martial-arts-studiolinked-to-suspect?lite 395 http://www.gov/jackson/press-releases/2013/mississippi-resident-charged-with-sending-threateningcommunications-to-president-others 394 http://www. with respect to the letter to Senator Wicker.abajournal. but later exonerated. 80. so we hear about things in a different sequence than they actually are happening. It sounds like he may have been framed. The first one that I heard about April-16.397 Holland. George Lucas Dutschke is suspect # 2.com/_news/2013/05/02/18022537-suspect-held-without-bail-as-judge-sends-ricinletters-case-to-grand-jury?lite http://usnews.394 Ricin to President Obama (3 Apr 17) A letter.asp?a=2815&z=29 396 http://www.395 It has been quarantined by the US Secret Service. when there is reference to ANOTHER letter being intercepted. He was not released as soon as there was evidence pointing at a second person. on April-17 was addressed to President Obama. of Corinth.usatoday. and a joint investigation has begun with the FBI. we don’t know if it is the other one we already k now about.nbcnews. “It just said something to the effect. Sometimes the news of one event is slower to come out. We do not yet know if they arrived about the same day. was arrested. Mississippi. an Elvis impersonator.com/2013/05/01/tests-link-deadly-ricin-to-obama-letter-suspect/ 398 http://www.scribd.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/04/17/177605311/second-suspicious-letter-found-was-sentto-obama?ft=1&f=1003 397 http://baltimore.396 We don’t yet know if this refers to the first field test or a later lab detail test.npr. has been intercepted. which was explained in Rachael Maddow on MSNBC. or if it is a third.84 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Paul Kevin Curtis. Now it is time that someone must die.fbi.org/newsemergency/anmviewer. The FBI reports that this letter. because the authorities thought they might be conspirators. arrested & evidence against him evaluated by a grand jury.

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


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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

Time Travelling News Media (3 Apr 18 B)
Maybe some day there will be an arrest in this case. In their rush to be first to announce a scoop, many news media are reporting events before and at a time when the authorities are saying those stories are totally untrue.
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http://stream.aljazeera.com/story/201304222133-0022692 http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2013/04/16/obama-boston-marathon-bombing-remarks/2087565/ 415 http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2013/05/02/marathon-bombing-suspects-initially-planned-julyattack-officials-say/XSpTNQmjYMK8TCNUKjsh3K/story.html


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

April 22.  201304022 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. TIPS for Investigation: Call 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324) & choose prompt #3.gov.fbi. Submit info to FBI website.scribd. AZ Earthquake Activity: No significant U. regarding FEMA info about major incidents in America. CA. M 6. CO.6 – China Declaration Activity: • FEMA-4110-DR-MA & FEMA-3363-EM-TX approved Situation: • Two explosions occurred near the finish line at approx. April 15. 4/15 Marathon Incident Press Release: Full City of Boston response to Boston Marathon tragedy [link] 4/15 Marathon Incident Map: Latest crime scene perimeter [link] FEMA Apr-22 (3 Apr 22 B) See within official sources for earlier days. 2:50 p.pdf Significant Events: • West Fertilizer Plant Explosion – West. NM.m. 2013 attached.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 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. Residents With Questions: Call the Mayor's Hotline at 617-635-4500.99      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.S activity. EDT. They will be available 9AM-5PM from 4/22-4/26. Submit info via email: Boston@ic. 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. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Monday.

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

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

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

Earthquake Activity: M 7. 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. 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. day shift only Fertilizer Plant Explosion – West. assisted by Boston JTTF. in Indiana-Illinois area. Rain / high elevation snow – Pacific Northwest into Great Basin Heavy rainfall & risk of severe thunderstorms – Northeast.103   Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Lockdown transportation & academia. TX 103 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Russia April 15. • Two explosions occurred near the finish line of Boston Marathon • 3 confirmed fatalities. personal authorized to telework today ▲ Amtrak service in and out of Boston has been cancelled ▲ Schools and colleges are also shut down Federal Response: • On April 17. MA West Fertilizer Plant Explosion – West. 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.2 – Kuril’sk.scribd. 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. Significant Events: Severe Weather/Flooding – Midwest Boston Marathon Explosions – Boston. Mid-Atlantic into Florida Flash flooding possible.S. I copy paste particulars of greatest interest to me. 2013 Boston page included photos from FBI of suspects.Middle Mississippi Valley Red Flag Warnings: CA & TX. Emergency declaration. asking the general public for help in identifying them.

gov/disaster/3362 http://content.govdelivery. produce and prepare vaccine components ▲ Clinical investigational: Lots of vaccine may be available in 6-8 weeks for evaluation by NIH and vaccine manufactures ▲ CDC is conducting in vitro and animal antiviral testing of these products with H7N9 virus samples Official sources day-4 Apr-18 (3 Apr 18) FEMA on Massachusetts Explosion April 18.fema. 13 were negative. 2013 (1. FDA and other vaccine manufacturers to develop.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. 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. 2013 President Declares Emergency for Massachusetts April 18.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .scribd.04 am) 440 News Releases April 18. 2013: • 87 (+49) confirmed human cases across 6 provinces • 17 (+7) fatalities • 4 clusters of possible.com/bulletins/gd/USDHSFEMA-76f487 104 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. 2 (+1) test result pending • No confirmed cases outside the six provinces in China Laboratory status • Synthetic vaccine seeds expected to arrive next week for CDC. H7N9 Avian Influenza A – China April 18. limited human-to-human transmission • 15 (+1) US residents with respiratory illness who recently traveled to China were tested.


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

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

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

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

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

Official sources day three Apr-17 (3 Apr 17)
I have been swamped with news media updates, much of it later found to be bogus, so I went on a hunt for official sites with copies of briefings by the authorities. I may later incorporate day one two three etc. data not proven to be bogus, into the bigger picture above. Boston local government  http://www.cityofboston.gov/POLICE/  City Press Release April-15445 Massachusetts State Government  http://www.mass.gov/governor/  http://www.mass.gov/eopss/agencies/msp/ Federal agencies working this case  https://www.fbi.gov/  Boston explosion updates446



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

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

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

6 Papua New Guinea Explosions – Boston MA. Significant Events: • Explosions – Boston. two explosions occurred near finish line of Boston Marathon ▲ 3 confirmed fatalities. Below I copy-paste content of this report.111 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM FEMA April 17 info (3 Apr 22 B) FEMA comes out with a daily report each morning around 8. CA. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Wednesday. I see:      3 confirmed dead 176+ injured/hospitalized Update on temporary shelters Add to list of gov agencies taking whatever action. April 15 Overview: • April 15. MA EOC reports 176 injured and hospitalized. 2:50 pm EDT. 2013  201304017 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. with sites in East Central Illinois. bad weather any of those places. with exception of Copley Station State/Local Response: 111 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Here is their report two days after the Boston Bombings. and the computer operations dependent upon it.30 am. Continuing status of agencies on the list.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . in Evansville Indiana (SW corner of the state).pdf Comparing what FEMA said April-17 morning with their April-16 version. day job with a company network which stretches north to Chicago area. NM & TX Earthquake Activity: M6. April 17. of interest to me.scribd. MA • Midwest Spring Flood Season ‘13 – Monitoring Significant Weather: Severe thunderstorms and flash flooding – Southern/Central Plains to Upper Mississippi Valley Freezing rain – Upper Mississippi Valley/Great Lakes Heavy snow– Rockies to Upper Mississippi Valley Red Flag Warnings & Critical Fire Weather Areas: AZ. 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. or anywhere in between. can disrupt the network. to identify any new or corrected info. and North Central Indiana.

New Hampshire JFO ▲ US&R MA-TF1 available for deployment. 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. by no means all. the authorities were more interested in calming the public.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Federal Response . Indianapolis Fairgrounds. in some locations. has learned something since 9/11. and some other disasters. 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. it is pretty obvious that the authorities are competent. 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. After 9/11. 112 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. storm front. In this disaster. There have been multiple press briefings & statements by:    Local/state/federal authorities Medical facilities Political leaders I have seen some of them.112 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM ▲ MA EOC returned to Level III (Partial Activation) at 7:00 a.FEMA: ▲ Region I RRCC transitioned to Level III (Virtual RRCC continues) • LNOs deployed to MA EOC ▲ Region I IMAT returned to Portsmouth. monitoring only) in response to Explosions. so I am organizing that via a separate chapter from news media sources. so American leadership.scribd. than in understanding what the hell happened.m. or in helping with their future reelection.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. TN EOC remains activated at Level IV (Localized Emergency/Enhanced. 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.

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

13.3 Oklahoma. limited due to congestion • Boston’s Back Bay along Boylston St.8 Iran Declaration Activity: None Explosions – Boston MA. 8. 10.S.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . April 15 Significant Event: • April 15 at 2:50 pm EDT. 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. DCE. CO. NJ. Boston remains open with unknown occupants • The following States have activated EOCs. with the exception of Copley Station • Cellular service is operational.scribd.114 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM • Slight risk for severe thunderstorms – Central/Southern Plains & Ohio/Tennesee Valleys • Red Flag warnings & Critical Fire Weather Areas: AZ. M7. territories Earthquake Activity: M4. &TN • Numerous cities & mass-transit systems have implemented heightened alert & security measures Region I • Region I RRCC is at Level II (Partial Activation) with ESFs 1. limited to law enforcement only State/Local Response: • MA Emergency Operations Center remains at a Level 2 (Full Activation) • MA National Guard has 634 personnel and 2 Civil Support Teams on-scene • Of three temporary shelters. closed to traffic. & 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. NM & TX • Space Weather: No space weather storms observed or predicted Tropical Activity: No activity threatening U. MD. 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.

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

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

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

com/story/21982414/2-dead-64-hurt-from-boston-marathon-bomb-blasts 468 http://www.com/news/bay-city/index.nbcnews.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767721-investigators-believe-boston-bombs-werepressure-cookers-hidden-in-backpacks-officials-say?lite 472 https://www.kltv.uk/news/world/americas/boston-marathon-explosions-eyewitness-reports8574241.com/video/nightly-news/51549843/#51549843 http://usnews.118 2013-0371.nydailynews.scribd.kmov.html 467 http://www.htm 2013-0370.or on Twitter @ONENewsNZ 118 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.shtml 474 http://tvnz.com/news/national/Boston-Marathon-bombings-Person-of-interests-apartmentsearched-203184581.html 469 http://www.com/Event/2013_Boston_Marathon_live_blog_2 473 http://wwmt.nbcnews.com/blogs/dailypolitics/2013/04/boston-marathon-the-political-world-reacts http://live.co.gov/ 466 http://www.nz .htm Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Boston Bomb Blasts 2 Vivid Non-Commercial Boston Bomb Blasts                Emergency e-mail alerts464 FEMA465 FMC Fox HNN Independent (in Britain)466 KLTV467 KMOV (St Louis Missouri)468 MLive469 MSNBC National Review470 NBC471 o Do you know a Boston hero? Tell NBC News o Who is the hero in the cowboy hat at the finish line? New York Daily News472 News 3 (Kalamazoo Michigan)473 One news (New Zealand)474 http://www.html http://www.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 .nationalreview.org/newsemergency/anmviewer.flickr.fema.independent.uk/news/world/americas/boston-marathon-bombs-pressure-cookers-filled-withball-bearings-and-nails-were-used-for-explosions--to-inflict-maximum-damage-8574228.news@tvnz.mlive.nydailynews.com/news/features/featured/stories/report-8-hospitals-treating-140-patients-boston473.com/photos/hahatango/sets/72157633252445135/with/8652877581/ I sent these links to FBI in my installment I.co.asp?a=2796&z=34 http://www.co.com/corner/345645/boston-marathon-updates-nro-staff 471 http://www.com/video/nbc-news/51552509/ http://www.emergencyemail.nbcnews.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .html 470 http://www. 464 465 http://www.independent.co.

usatoday.emergencyemail.wikipedia.usatoday.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.org/wiki/Boston_bombing 481 http://wqad.com/story/news/nation/2013/04/15/explosions-finish-line-boston-marathon/2085193/ http://www.com/ 486 http://www.660news.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.usatoday.com/topic/3866dc7c-a99b-426d-84bc-84fd84d819d2/boston-marathon-explosions/ http://www.org/newsemergency/anmviewer.com/article/2013/04/16/us-usa-explosions-boston-hospitalidUSBRE93F04O20130416 http://www.scribd.com/2013/04/16/investigators-seek-suspects-motive-in-boston-bombings-thatkilled-3/ 483 http://www.reuters.com/2013/04/16/device-at-boston-marathon-was-in-metal-pressure-cooker/ 482 http://www.whbf.hlntv.washingtonpost.asp?a=830&z=1&ref=fem 477 http://www.html 479 http://www.com/article/2013/04/16/us-usa-explosions-boston-idUSBRE93F06T20130416 476 http://www.bostonglobe.reuters.com/content/live-updates-boston-marathon-explosions/1641943.com/article/2013/04/15/live-blog-boston-marathon-explosions 485 http://www.com/ 484 http://www.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .nationalterroralert.com/story/21988574/boston-bombing-timeline 480 https://en.voanews.

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

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

reprieve.scribd.pk/J_dost_muhammad_khan.peshawarhighcourt.uk/ [20] 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. 122 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.  USG effectively holding up middle finger to Supreme Courts of other nations. This case was brought over the bus station attack.[16] There is also a similar court case going thru the British courts.reprieve.com/doc/134406078/Drone-Ed-Al-Mac I am working on expanding my research backgrounders.com.uk/press/2013_04_11_drones_illegal_pakistan_judge/ [15] http://www.com/2013/04/lawfare-podcast-episode-28-a-panel-discussion-on-lethalautonomous-weapons/ [21] NATO and the UN are among non-nation actors operating drones.org.uk/cases/2012_03_28_noor_khan/ [16] See Part V on Sunday March 14. and victim families include British citizens. as well as whether the Pakistani Air Force could shoot down drones. It is unfortunate that American law sees nothing wrong with  Mass murder of innocent civilians via government drones.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.scribd.org. The Reprieve case[14] will be decided next week.org.pk/story/534374/unmanned-predators-phc-reserves-judgment-in-drone-strikes-case/ http://www.php [14] http://www. buried in USG secrecy classifications that not even an Inspector General [10] [11] http://tribune. Background info on Reprieve:[18] Reprieve.  Mass murder of first responders rushing to the aid of survivors of those attacks.com.com/2013/04/ex-pakistani-president-musharrafs-authority-shot-down-not-by-adrone/ [13] http://www.[15] which I compared to Ok City.[19] based in Britain. [17] http://www.[20] The apparent anonymity of nation behind drone attacks.reprieve.nation. [19] http://reprieve. working for the CIA or military.lawfareblog. [21] or operators of those drones (often private contractors.122 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Pakistani Chief Justice Khan[13] heard arguments about whether American diplomats or CIA officials could be held personally liable for murder. promotes the rule of law around the world.gov.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .org. 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). and to International Courts of Human Rights.uk/press/2012_03_12_UK_drones_legal_challenge/ [18] I copy-pasted this from my Drone Education Controversies http://www.lawfareblog.[17] because of the accusation that British Intelligence played a role in advising the USA where to do drone strikes.

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

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

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

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

Version 1. with V 0. 1. 127 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. so 18 me. Version 1.2 uploaded approx 2 pm my time (3 am EDT) Apr 22 (close to the moment of silence). 626k PDF. 569 PDF.7 had 23 reads in 18 hours.7 to 0. More known about suspects. or 98 hours after bombing: 68 pages. wee hours version. from earlier shares. and uploaded latest revision. V 1. Conspiracy Theories.9 to 1.0 to 1. 1. Version 0. 358-360 Scribd reads as I replaced version. with from V 0. Perfect Crime explained vs. overnite. about 3 reads an hour.9 uploaded just after 10 am my time (11 am EDT) Apr 20 or 116 hours after bombing: 83 pages.127     Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Lots additions to Time Line. 321 other people. Version 1. 23 me.0 got 33 reads in 9 hours. 668k PDF. TOC is now 2 pages. about 1 an hour. 946k Doc. 2 ½ pages TOC. so 14 me.2 got 35 reads in 12 hours or about 3 an hour. climbing again. 398 footnotes (365+33). Approx 10% increase vs. so 16 me. morning version. earlier in evening version.1: 92 pages. 419 (386+33) footnotes. so it is now 156 hours since the bombing … let’s quit tracking this data point. 503k PDF.0 uploaded approx 7 pm my time (8 pm EDT) Apr 21 or 125 hours after bombing: 88 pages. version. Version 0. prior day version. 342 others. 101 pages. Approx 15% increase vs. 296 footnotes (263+33). Version 0. 393-395 Scribd reads as I replaced version. 1. 1. Approx 5% increase vs. in early evening.1 got 41 reads in 7 hours or about 6 an hour rate. 451 others. And other topics. Approx 10% increase vs.5 Meg Doc. 1. and 3 pm to 3 am is 12 hours.8 to 0. Marginal increase vs.1 uploaded approx 2 am my time (3 am EDT) Apr 22 or I have messed up with my arithmetic. so 20 me. TOC almost 3 pages. 335-337 Scribd reads during my replacing latest version. prior day version. 375 others. 320 footnotes (287+33). or it may just be time of day.8 upload just before 8 pm my time (9 pm EDT) Apr 19 “B” or 102 hours after bombing: 72 pages. V0.1 to 1. 436=>439 Scribd reads as I replaced version. Scribd had 314-316 reads as I adjusted description. 1. 23 me. overall 3 an hour. 444 (411+33) footnotes. 302 other people. adjusted tags to include relevant geography and other info about the brothers Grimm. 416 others. 15-16 17 18 19 20 21 is 6 days @ 24 hours. Approx 5% increase vs.9 getting 21 reads in 14 hours = 1 ½ an hour. and from V 0.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . which is an increase to 3 an hour rate. earlier in day.4 meg Doc.7 upload just after 4 pm my time (5 pm EDT) Apr 18.8 having 19 in 4 hours or 5 an hour.6 to 0.scribd. 1 meg Doc. approx 3 reads an hour overall. 467k PDF. 474 Scribd reads before and after I replaced version. 602k PDF. 363 footnotes (330+33).28 Meg Doc.3 Meg Doc.

V 0.3 to 0.6 upload 11 pm my time (midnite EDT) Apr 18. approx 5 an hour overall. or 32 hours after the bombing = 40 pages. 535k Doc. 192k PDF.4 upload almost midnite my time April-17 evening. the count was 177 reads of this at Scribd. prior day version. there had been 122 reads. I had found out about it about 1 hour after it happened. Version 0.6 had 11 reads in 6 hours.scribd. Scribd had 250 reads before I uploaded this new edition.5 to 0. 267 footnotes (234+33). 279 other people. prior day version. or about 4 an hour. 412k Doc. 385k PDF. TOC just over 1 page. 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. so 8 reads total by me. so that’s 172 reads by other people. about 2 an hour. V 0. Version 0. Scribd had 289-291 reads.scribd.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Between uploading version 0.1 and 0. in the evening. 202 footnotes (175+27). Approx 30% increase vs.5 had 23 reads in 18 hours.2 uploaded approx 25 hours after the bombing. 268 other people. or approx 10 an hour. Version 0.4 had 73 reads in 24 hours. 253 after both upload and adjust description. That’s an average of approx 5 an hour overall.3 uploaded almost midnite my time April-16 evening. 502 http://www. Scribd had 276-278 reads. earlier in day. 81k PDF.128 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Version 0. or about 3 an hour.4 to 0. Marginal increase vs. prior day version. of these research notes on Scribd. After uploading this.3 had 48 reads in 13 hours. or 74 hours after bombing: 58 pages. 225 footnotes (198+27). Approx 20% increase vs.502 I see 124 reads. 831k Doc. TOC almost 2 pages. Five have been me.1 launch approx 6 hours after the bombing = 9 pages.2 to 0. maybe 4 an hour overall. V 0. 54 footnotes (30+24). Version 0. 245 by other people. from time of each upload so far. Version 0. 249k PDF. maybe 3 an hour overall. 163 footnotes (136+27). 389k PDF. about 1 an hour.5 upload approx 4 pm my time (5 pm EDT) Apr 18. so 12 me.2. 643k Doc. 9 TOC. prior day version. so 10 reads my total. or 80 hours after bombing: 61 pages. Two are mine. 315k PDF. 255 footnotes (222+33). 137k Doc. or 56 hours after bombing: 48 pages. Approx 200% increase vs. V 0. just after 3 pm my time = 31 pages. version.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac 128 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. 786k Doc.

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