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


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

Boston mayor's hotline (can help locate friends/family): 617-635-4500 Crime tips hotline: 800-494-TIPS There are also people finders. and time. to help mitigate the next? Marathon Winners (3 Apr 19 C) News media says the # 1 winner was someone from Ethiopia.gov/oneboston/residents/ 6 http://google. One captured.  Suspects identified.cityofboston.org/personfinder/2013-boston-explosions/ 5 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.5 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM been chaotic regarding how close to the end in both physical location.  Suspects no longer at large. See Boston Athletic Association 8 pm April 15 statement4 Helping victims (3 Apr 22 B) For normal people.  What next?  Don’t forget the victims.5 People seeking family members (3 Apr 16) Anyone looking for information on loved ones can call 617-635-4500.  Lockdown during confusing war zone as suspects fight the police.  Authorities ask for specific help from the public. demonstrating unwillingness to let terrorists rule our lives. as the focus has evolved from:  Initial info learned after Boston Marathon Bombings. it is a normal human reaction to want to do something to help.webcitation. I have intermittently rearranged my chapters.  Boston Marathon 2014 to be largest in history.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.scribd. Here are resources to help residents of Boston.6 Another people finding resource: t. The FBI is encouraging individuals and families directly impacted by the bombings to contact the 4 5 http://www.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .org/6FvGfRL3J http://www.  News media demonstrates great unreliability covering story accurately. One dead. Here are Al Mac notes on what we have learned so far.  Can anything be learned from each crisis. They will need serious help.

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

com/group/scientistforhaiti/forum/topics/accountability-part-iiib-usa 11 http://haitirewired.charitywatch.20 9 http://haitirewired.scribd.wired.7 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Red Cross and give them a check.gov/scams-safety/e-scams/e-scams 18 http://haitirewired.16 and USA FBI list of common scams.org/ 13 https://www.guidestar.bbb.17 III-E USA Good Intentions18 via Guide Star. but not for a good cause.com/group/scientistforhaiti/forum/topics/accountability-part-iiie-usa 19 https://www. with their records shared with rating agencies.wired.org/us/charity/ 14 http://haitirewired.12 a charity watchdog service whose purpose is to help donors make informed giving decisions. where part I defined Accountability and where it is lacking.wired. but it probably is not enough for the horrific harm they have sustained. 10 with help from: charities listed by IRS and where they are allegedly incorporated. the years of mental health care they will need.org/ 20 http://onefundboston. With respect to Boston. and real charities doing a shoddy job. Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Tom Menino announced the formation of The One Fund Boston.com/group/scientistforhaiti/forum/topics/accountability-part-iiia-usa http://haitirewired. regarding the sorry state of criminal charities getting tons of funds from the general public. sometimes buy one of their first aid kits.15 Charity Rater.fbi. I published a guide in installments.com/group/scientistforhaiti/forum/topics/accountability-part-iiid-usa 15 https://www.wired.wired. Inc. Part III is on distinguishing between legitimate representatives of legitimate charities.org/ 16 http://goodintents. learning how to function with artificial limbs. harm to their career possibilities. Accountability Part III-C: USA Charity Watch Rating Crooks Fraud Abuse for Wise Giving11 including: the American Institute of Philanthropy (AIP) hosts Charity Watch. so donors know they have not cooked their books. 2013.charitynavigator.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 9 III-B donating to charities with a paper trail to prove what they are doing.org/ 10 7 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com/group/scientistforhaiti/forum/topics/accountability-part-iiic-usa 12 http://www.org/the-charity-rater 17 https://www. so I have latest stuff in trunk of car. and part II was on organizations which try to help charities improve their state of art. and the various different kinds of crooks who want our money. the Better Business Bureau has a Wise Giving Alliance to help donors make informed giving decisions. to help the people most affected by the tragic events that occurred in Boston on April 15.13 III-D USA Charity Rating Info Navigation. people might want to review the following installments:  Accountability Part III-A: USA Donors must Invest Wisely in Responsible Organizations introduction to part III.19     The victims of these disasters may have had medical insurance. During the Haiti disaster.14 including: Charity Navigator.

Inc. just in case they are not already involved.com/news_opinion/local_coverage/2013/04/adidas_t_shirts_will_support_one_fund_bo ston 22 http://usnews. a lot of people in Boston have had a death wish.nbcnews.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 .22 Protect yourself and family (3 Apr 21 B) If we are to believe the news media. with your camera or cell phone. If you hear gunfire.html http://www.com/blog/archives/2013/04/about_police_sh. desiring for one of the stray bullets to hit you.schneier.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. Maps (3 Apr 22) Voice of America has map of where in Boston was the finish line for the Marathon. and for people who flunk US geography.voanews.24 where Boston is located on continental USA. unless you have a death wish.esquire. 800 Boylston Street #990009 Boston. MA 02199 Adidas is selling Boston T-Shirts.23 Once you and your family have got to safety.com/content/live-updates-boston-marathon-explosions/1641943.html 8 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. to video what’s happening. 25 http://www.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. where proceeds will go to support One Fund Boston. Here is what you should do if you want to be safe. explosions.scribd.21 Here’s info on crowd funding. you may call the police. do not run towards the sounds.

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

although the family is apparently ethnic Chechan.xml 37 https://www. I also saw early news about them claiming they lived for a while in Turkey. Chechnya is where in recent history there has been a revolution. shoot outs.bbc. to supporting most all governments against disaffected rebels after 9/11. which they update as they get new info. Boston Demographics (3 Apr 20) Boston is a city of some 625. Dagestan.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.google. like Russia.10 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM During the evening of Apr 18-19 the suspects had a series of skirmishes with the police.scribd. put down by Russia.36 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Tuesday. but anyone they encounter in the Boston area.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.co.pdf See the chapter “Official sources day two” on FEMA.37 34 http://www. then people from there engaged in various attacks against Russian interests around the world. when the news story dies down. and lots more.uk/news/world-us-canada-22166073 36 http://www. Info in the time line about the boys biographical history does not seem to agree on where they have been.. throwing explosives.com/search?q=chechnya+map&client=firefox-a&sa=X&rls=org. which the national news media did a totally shoddy job of trying to report. The BBC has a map of where some of this was happening.boston. Kyrgyzstan (3 Apr 22) The news media has been blasting that the boys were from Chechnya. April 16. I plan to add some info here.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. Let’s look at map of where Chechnya is relative to Kyrgyzstan and Dagesta.com has a map. in a metropolis of 2 million. Here are map images for Chechnya.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . showing events in this war between the suspects and not only the police.000. Page 4 of the PDF has a map with multiple relevant locations. to put some things in perspective. The time line of all this has not been covered well in the West. with retail businesses.com/news/local/massachusetts/graphics/map_of_reported_location_of_explosion_near_ finish_line/?rss_id=Top+Stories&camp=twit:bostondotcom-robo&dlvrit=980919 35 http://www.35 The Bostonglobe. 2013  201304016 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. car jacking. as we went from supporting freedom fighters against repressive regimes. Chechnya.bostonglobe.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The families told the children.html 72 http://www.com/article/2013/04/19/us-usa-explosions-suspect-site-idUSBRE93I0JL20130419 http://www. Anzor = father of the two suspects.com/dzhokhar-tsarnaev-acted-nothing-happened-day-marathon-friend-113900406-abc-news-topstories.njherald. We are seeing the opposite reality on PBS where the Central Park Five were convicted of something horrible. to cooperate with the authorities.cnn.70  Dzhokar Tsarnaev had worked as a lifeguard at a pool at Harvard University. 71 Tsarnaev. who hired him about two and a half years ago. 74 67 68 http://reason.com/story/22037136/feds-ask-to-interview-wife-of-suspected-bomber 73 http://www. He claims his boys could not possibly have done this. but the vehicle has now been located. and some terrorism cases. age 26 (Russian: Тамерлан Царнаев) = the black hat suspect. but he is seriously injured and hospitalized. Other relatives have similar things to say.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .com/2013/04/19/timeline-in-hunt-for-boston-marathon-bombing-suspects 69 http://news. as he fled police in Watertown.reuters.org/newsemergency/anmviewer. where the authorities had DNA evidence someone else was guilty.yahoo. without benefit of legal counsel during questioning.gov/boston/press-releases/2013/fbi-updates-wanted-poster-with-possible-vehicleinformation 71 http://www. 72 Tsarnaev Tamerlan.html 70 https://www.69  The FBI had a poster describing the vehicle he was believed to have been driving.asp?a=2826&z=29 18 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. It is like Science Fiction. However.scribd. Katherine Russell was married to Tamerlan Tsarnaev who died due to the Boston Marathon Bombing and subsequent pursuit of the suspects. Maybe they were setup. Tsarnaev.com/blog/2013/04/19/boston-bombing-suspects-relatives-speak http://www. Friends and family are in denial that this person could possibly have done what they were accused of.com/2013/04/19/us/massachusetts-bombers-profiles/index.emergencyemail. who had been shot by police.fbi. aged 14 & up. their alibi was that they were assaulting someone else at a different location. age 19 (Russian: Джохар Царнаев) = the white hat suspect.67 This is typical in most criminal cases. He died during a police shootout early Friday April 19.73  Two law enforcement officials familiar with the case said Tsarnaev ran over his own brother.torontosun. he says. said George McMasters. His nickname is Jahar.18 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Tsarnaev. Dzhokhar A.68 The authorities have him in custody.

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

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

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

2013 Remarks by Boston Special Agent in Charge.pdf FEMA on Massachusetts Explosion April 18.pdf See chapter “Official sources day two” where I have extracted relevant details. April 18. with info relevant to the Boston Bombings. http://www.scribd. 2013 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Tuesday.94  201304018 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. April 18. He is 91 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 19 info. 2013 (p. of whom Boston authorities were hunting.45 pm Apr-19. 2013 Picture of final suspect (3 Apr 20) Here is a picture from the FBI.) Statement by Attorney General Holder. April 15. with lots of relevant info.com/doc/114094060/Indy-Boom 95 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 17 info. 2013.” 92 22 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. morning after the Boston Bombings.” 96 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 16 info.” 94 My notes on this will be in the next edition shared of my US epidemic of critical infrastructure explosions.m. April 16.pdf Statement by President Obama. 2013. April 16. April 17.) Statement by President Obama. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Thursday. 2013. with info on Boston Bombings.m. April 16.95  201304017 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.96  201304016 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.scribd.pdf Boston Special Agent in Charge. April 16. 2013 (1.04 am) FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Wednesday.scribd.97 Do not approach him. 2013 President Obama. April 16.” My notes on this will be in the next edition shared of my US epidemic of critical infrastructure explosions. http://www.com/doc/114094060/Indy-Boom 93 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 18 info. 2013 Here is FEMA report three days after the Boston Bombings. April 18. Remarks by Boston Special Agent in Charge. 2013 (a. until his capture just before 8.93 Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .22  Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 201304019 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.

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

before they went off.scribd.com/article/2013/04/16/us-usa-explosions-boston-idUSBRE93F06T20130416 http://usnews. I suspect they are overloaded.  Info about the attacks.gov/ anyone with any information. other than what is being blasted all over the news media.fbi. Examples of Tips. how heavy.reuters. because they could not handle the volume.30 pm I tried to send some tips to the authorities = links to 200 Boston pictures. just like after 9/11 when they had to throw away millions of tips. before or after the bombing.nbcnews.  Anyone who heard or saw anything. like it may be related to people who were planning something like this.fbi. which can help the investigation:100  Video taken of the areas where the bombs went off.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. where some people.  Video taken.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767721-investigators-believe-boston-bombs-werepressure-cookers-hidden-in-backpacks-officials-say?lite 101 http://bostonherald. April 16. Some such people may be totally innocent.com/news_opinion/local_coverage/2013/04/teen_stunned_at_portrayal_as_mass_bombi ng_suspect 24 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . photos or video please call 1-800-225-5324. My communication bounced. because of many web sites targeting them. so suspects include ANYONE carrying a backpack. in the video now in retrospect. 5. which sounds suspicious. #3.gov  FBI Tip Line: 1-800-CALL-FBI  FBI Website to report tips:  https://bostonmarathontips.  Boston Suspect Photos Page 1  Boston Suspect Photos Page 2  Boston Suspect Photos Page 3 Boston Attack Situation Page Some people have been falsely labeled as suspects. look suspicious. they are afraid to step outdoors. where the people movements appear they are carrying something of sufficient mass to have been the bombs. 100 http://www.101 Although the FBI has exonerated them. Boston Suspect Photo & Video Situation Page Link  The FBI now knows how large the bombs were.

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

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

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

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

com/_news/2013/04/21/17841985-crowdfunding-raises-2-million-for-bostonvictims-critics-urge-caution?lite 126 http://www. ammunition and explosives when they first confronted police early April-19.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone.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. the backpacks used.29 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM alone.toledoblade.html 131 http://bangordailynews.132 Apr 21 Boston plan to re-open Copley Square (3 Apr 22 B) Here is the city of Boston’s plan for re-opening Copley Square.html 127 http://www. on the campus of the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth.cnn.toledoblade.html 128 http://www. "a large pyrotechnic.133 125 http://usnews. and other evidence tying them to the bombings last Monday. and shootings later in the week.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone.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. investigators are continuing to search whether they had help or were operating in league with anyone else. just in case.128 The FBI searches Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's dorm room in Pine Dale Hall. authorities said April-21.131 The two men suspected in the Boston Marathon bombings were armed with a small arsenal of guns.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index.ece 133 http://www. they seize BB's.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone.scribd.com/news/local-news/20130422-boston-suspects-arsenal-indicates-theyplanned-more-attacks-police-say. 126 It was just them two trouble makers.html 130 http://www.127 The continuing investigation includes analyzing records from the brothers’ phones and computers and searching their browsing histories to find associates and witnesses and extremist-group affiliations. However."129 Agents also scoured the brothers’ credit-card records and other material seized from their apartment and car for evidence of bomb components.nbcnews.cityofboston.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . not connected to any organization which is a continuing threat.dallasnews.gov/news/Default. Among other things.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. and were most likely planning more attacks.html 129 http://www.toledoblade.

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

various people try to put in perspective what happened.html 136 http://abcnews.31 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM For more information or resources please log onto http://cityofboston.lawfareblog.com/2013/04/todays-headlines-and-commentary-407/ 140 http://tech.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . in honor of Boston victims.scribd.go.com/blogs/lookout/boston-bombing-suspect-arrest-presents-intelligence-opportunitylegal-183858408. 140 Too much is in flux to summarize the developments in Boston.com/2013/04/federal-public-defender-to-represent-boston-marathon-suspectdzhokhar-tsarnaev/ 138 http://www.gov/oneboston or call our Mayor’s Hotline at 617-635-4500.edu/V133/N19/policeman.136 Federal Public Defender’s office says they will assign a lawyer for this guy.141 The impact area is currently an FBI crime scene.aspx?id=6089 31 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.yahoo. Businesses affected can call or visit our Business Resource Center at the Park Plaza Hotel. 137 US Flag is to be flown at ½ mast thru April 20.134 Apr 20 Sat (3 Apr 22 B) 2013 Apr 20 Saturday Dzhokhar A. 138 Morning after the running battles between suspects and police. and under heavy guard at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston.lawfareblog. Anyone with counseling needs should contact the Mayor’s Health Line at 617 -534-5050.com/US/boston-bombing-suspect-dzhokhar-tsarnaev-conditioninterrogated/story?id=19009283&google_editors_picks=true 137 http://www. Tsarnaev is still alive.scribd. and the City is providing support to the FBI as they secure this area.gov/news/Default.mit. 134 http://abcnews.135 He is not yet in a condition where he can be questioned. Here’s Lawfare QUOTE139 Here is the MIT student newspaper The Tech‘s report on last night incidents.go. UNQUOTE Apr 20 Boston gov to people of impact zone (3 Apr 22 B) City of Boston sends a letter to residents and businesses in the impact zone.html 141 http://www.cityofboston.com/US/boston-bombing-suspect-dzhokhar-tsarnaev-conditioninterrogated/story?id=19009283&google_editors_picks=true 135 http://news.com/doc/136251735/President-Obama-Boston-marathon 139 http://www. so I’m going to leave that to the Twitter list and news links that Alan and Susan are running. Engineers are checking the structural integrity of buildings near the bombing scene before that area fully reopens.

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

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

com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 157 http://www. allowing police to determine the vehicle is in Watertown and eventually catch up to it. Massachusetts. the suspects are in a gunfight with the police and throwing explosive devices at the police.20 am to 2. west to Watertown.cnn. But the car jacked victim's cell phone is still in the SUV.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.15 am: Police surround what is thought to be the Tsarnaev residence at 410 Norfolk St.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 34 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Not all of them detonate. 155 Apr 19 wee hours chases and battles (3 Apr 21) 1. was wounded.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.xml 154 http://www.156 So later the police back track the chase route.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . During the chase. in Boston.bostonglobe.cnn.. for minor injuries suffered in the gunfight. 33. which they think was left behind by the enemy. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Brighton. at the intersection of Dexter and Laurel in Watertown.scribd.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/story. with officers in pursuit.34 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 7.153 7.bostonglobe. MBTA Transit Police Officer Richard H. according to hospital spokeswoman Jennifer Kovalich.xml 156 http://www.xml 158 http://www.14 am: The police detonate a suspicious looking device at Charlesgate and Commonwealth Avenue. and traded gunfire with police for several minutes. got out of the car.157 The brothers stopped near Dexter and Laurel streets.30 am: The police pursue the stolen SUV from Cambridge.160 153 http://www.html 159 http://www. seeking to deal with any unexploded ordinance.bostonglobe.cnn. then dumps the car and runs into the darkness.159 19-year-old Dzhokar Tsarnaev drives off amid more gunfire.bostonglobe.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.50 am: The police detonate a suspicious looking device.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.bostonglobe.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe. One of the suspects was apprehended and later pronounced dead at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He was in stable condition Friday at Mount Auburn Hospital.154 3.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 160 http://www.158 Fifteen police officers are treated at St. in Cambridge.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main. Donohue Jr.xml 155 http://www. He drives two or three streets away.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.

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

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

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

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

" Kadyrbayev texts Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to tell him he looks like one of the bombing suspects. 184 185 http://www. Evening: Azamat Tazhayakov -."184 2013 Apr 18. Robert Stahl. He texts his friend to come down to meet him.scribd.) April 17 Wed day-3 (3 May 04)  2. according to an FBI affidavit.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. later disputes that assertion -.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index. (It is not clear if Kadyrbayev was there at the time.cnn. then Tsarnaev goes back to his dorm room.and other things Kadyrbayev said he interprets as jokes like. he tells investigators as recounted in an FBI affidavit.a friend of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev since the two enrolled together at the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth the same time in fall 2011 -.drives to Tsarnaev's dormitory room at Pine Dale Hall on the southern Massachusetts school's campus.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. "You better not text me" and "Come to my room and take whatever you want. already back on the case in multiple threads on "/r/findbostonbombers.30 pm: The folks at Reddit. the Internet sleuths could prove to be key in addition to the people of Boston.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index. saying "his first inkling came much later.cnn. Over the past day and a half. 185  Approx 4.m. The two chat while Kadyrbayev smokes a cigarette. 2013  5 p. His friend's response includes "LOL" -.html 186 http://www. ET: The FBI releases pictures of two male suspects being sought in connection with the Boston Marathon bombings.186 2013 Apr 17 afternoon (3 May 04) Sometime on the afternoon of Wed April 17.187 Kadyrbayev notices that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has cut his hair short.50 pm The FBI says: Contrary to widespread reporting. Kadyrbayev's lawyer.com/national/2013/04/boston-bombing-suspects-investigation/64341/ 187 http://www." ID'd the hat of Suspect 1 within minutes — even though they might not have gotten the FBI photos right the first time. there have been a number of press reports based on information from unofficial sources that has been inaccurate.Internet slang meaning laughing or laugh out loud -. no arrest has been made in connection with the Boston Marathon attack.cnn. 2 days after the bombing: Dias Kadyrbayev -.theatlanticwire. Since these stories often have unintended consequences.html 39 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.html http://www.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index.Kadyrbayev's roommate at a New Bedford apartment -later tells investigators that he's with Dzhokhar Tsarnaev at the apartment until about midnight.

to exercise caution and attempt to verify information through appropriate official channels before reporting. 176 injured. particularly at this early stage of the investigation.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article.04 noon W-QAD says Boston-area hospitals have discharged at least 51 of the at least 174 people wounded in Monday’s attack.emergencyemail. when they show the exact same show.gov/news/updates-on-investigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston/updates-oninvestigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston 189 http://www. April 16 the day after (Apr 19 B)        2 pm: The second victim in the Boston Marathon bombing is identified as 29 year old Krystle Campbell.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767721-investigators-believe-boston-bombs-werepressure-cookers-hidden-in-backpacks-officials-say?lite 197 NYC = New York City 40 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.20 am: CNN says injured total is up to 183. separated by a few hours.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/4/15/ boston_marathon_expl.fbi.191 1. .baynews9.30 am Officials say bomb squad investigators were called in to the central terminal of La Guardia International Airport. This turned out to be another bogus story.com/story/news/2013/04/16/obama-boston-marathon-bombing-remarks/2087565/ 193 Ed Davis = Boston Police Commissioner 194 http://www.190 we were told that the 3rd dead is a Chinese citizen. At least 8 children were being treated at hospitals. 189 1.192 12.”196 10.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . according to a CNN tally.html 195 http://wqad.” 191 http://www. There have been vigils all over the Boston area on April-16 evening.asp?a=2817&z=48 190 The word “live” has become meaningless on TV news. and the injured count is up to 183.198 188 https://www.194 12. 17 critical. including some who had injuries described as “limb threatening. NBC reports there were 103 patients from the blasts still being treated at six Boston hospitals.45 pm CNN says that thanks to 2 independent videos. at least 17 of whom were critically injured.usatoday.   2013 April 16.188 Press release 1.m. a suspect has been identified and arrested. and both are called “live.56 AP/CBS quote Ed Davis193 saying there were 176 casualties at hospitals.40 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM we ask the media.kmov. 2013  9 pm (8 pm my time) on Piers Morgan live.org/newsemergency/anmviewer.m.12 pm USA Today says we are up to 170 injured.nbcnews.html 192 http://www.com/2013/04/16/device-at-boston-marathon-was-in-metal-pressure-cooker/ 196 http://usnews. in NYC.scribd. 195 11:30 a. 10 a.Boston officials update victims numbers to 3 dead.197 which was evacuated after authorities discovered a suspicious package in the terminal.com/news/national/Boston-Marathon-bombings-Person-of-interests-apartmentsearched-203184581.

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

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

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

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

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

22 seconds.-10:40 a.cnn.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013. an explosion occurs in the location where Dzhokhar Tsarnaev had placed his knapsack.nbcnews.m. that there is the same smoking gun video evidence of him planting a bomb.237 11:58 a. on their way to the finish line at Boston’s Copley Square.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 2. — Fifty-three wheelchair competitors start the 26. wearing a knapsack on his back. — Fifty-one elite women runners set off.html http://www.com/news/bay-city/index.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index.m. Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are caught on camera turning onto Boylston Street.cnn.m.html 240 http://www. 10 minutes.46 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM o Approximately 10 seconds later. 26 minutes.234 It does not appear from the info provided so far.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index. It's about a block from the first explosion.m. the thoroughfare where the finish line is located.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index.html 242 http://usnews. Tamerlan Tsarnaev in front of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite http://www.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index.scribd.com/news/bay-city/index.html 243 http://usnews. 243 233 234 http://www. 25 seconds.42 pm approx: Tamerlan Tsarnaev begins walking toward the finish line again.mlive.nbcnews.m.m.240 10 a.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013. — Kenyan Rita Jeptoo crosses the finish line as the women’s winn er.cnn.mlive.html http://www.m. His winning time was 2 hours.html 241 http://usnews.nbcnews. The pair walks east.com/news/bay-city/index.html 237 http://usnews. — Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia finishes to become the men’s winner. site of second explosion.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite 239 http://usnews.38 pm: roughly 11 minutes prior to the first blast.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013. — The remainder of the field of about 24.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite http://www.nbcnews.000 — begin their race.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 46 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.238 10:10 a.nbcnews..html 235 http://www.cnn.239 10:20 a.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite http://www.mlive.235 2.242 9:17 a.m.2-mile race.cnn. as there is with his brother Dzhokhar.nbcnews. Her winning time was 2 hours. — The elite men and other top male runners — a wave of 3.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013.com/news/bay-city/index. He still has his knapsack.241 9:32 a. Wave two leaves.html 236 http://www.41 pm approx: Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are seen on camera standing about a half-block from Forum restaurant.mlive.000 runners leaves in two waves. toward the Boston Marathon finish line.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index.233 2.236    Time Line prior to any known trouble (3 May 05) 2013 April 15        12:10 p.

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

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

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

The Russians – what could they know and share? (3 May 10) In 2011._ylt=AwrNUbJZVHRRZUEA3c7_wgt. 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.org. and they had a better understanding of civilization. From the USAF ethics blog.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Tsarnaev flew to Russia the following year.hstoday. It is unclear what he did while in Russia or whether he traveled elsewhere during that period.html 254 http://www.yahoo. “The FBI did not find any terrorism activity. the FBI investigated and interviewed Tamerlan and family members. 2012. and take down the local infrastructure. This was out of Russian concern he had embraced radical Islam and was going to travel to Russia to join underground groups. killing 14 people….com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/story. wanted to inflict maximum damage. QUOTE255 The National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) reports in Homeland Security Today256 that “Since Nov. domestic or foreign.html. how did he slip through their fingers?254 Perhaps Russia does not have the ping system the US has.com/folderview?id=0B9euafJH4bZMTA0YTM0YzktNTI0YS00NjVhLTg5NTItY2RiZjhiM2MzODkw&usp=sharing 253 http://news.com/russia-asked-fbi-investigate-boston-bomb-suspect-2011182116158.scribd.craigmurray.bostonglobe. 253 That info was given to Russia in the summer of 2011.us/industry-news/general/single-article/marathons-globally-have-been-targets-ofterrorism-incendiary-devices-most-common-terror-weapon-in-us-datashows/991453282ae4ccc78442b35c2d8a7e2b. http://www.uk/archives/2013/04/the-official-tsarnaev-story-makes-no-sense/ 255 http://afgeneralcounsel. 2012 for Moscow and returned to the United States on July 17. If the Russians thought he was a threat. In response.google.” the bureau said.html 50 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.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. asked the FBI for information about Tamerlan Tsarnaev. terrorists attacked seven marathons around the world. Russia's Federal Security Service. or FSB. based on Russian information that he was a follower of “radical Islam” who he had changed drastically. then plan their attack to coincide with that.” According to the article found at the START Global Terrorism Database (GTD) reflects that “… Boston has been the 14th most frequently targeted US city by 252 https://drive.dodlive. they would use the weather services to find out when a nasty storm will arrive in some community.mil/2013/04/19/terrorists-have-attacked-seven-marathons-worldwidesince-1994/ 256 http://www. 1994.252 If people like the brothers. to match air travelers with people on lists of those considered suspicious.

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

265 April 16.bostonglobe.com/2013/04/20/us/boston-youngerbrother/?sr=google_news&google_editors_picks=true 266 http://news.264 April 17. and proof of alibi.20 to 2.263 April 18.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.html 265 http://www. abuse during questioning. Dzhokhar was on the campus of University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth every day after the attack until late Thursday.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. police release pictures of Tsarnaev brothers as primary suspects. 2013: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev attends classes.52 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Frame-ups do occur in the USA. Suspect identified as Tamerlan Tsarnaev is apprehended and pronounced dead at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.cnn. which we find out about when there is video evidence of the circumstances of the arrest. says a friend. April 19. 2013: On Thursday. then lie on the stand. police engage in gunfight with a suspect throwing explosive devices at them.com/2013/04/20/us/boston-youngerbrother/?sr=google_news&google_editors_picks=true 264 http://www.261 Apr-19 Tamerlan Tsarnaev killed (3 Apr 22) April 19.html 267 http://www. than the Chechen experience.cnn. There are police who do wrongful arrests. After suspects kill an MIT police officer and highjack a car.30 am: Tamerlan dies as a result of a series of battles between the brothers and the people of the Boston metropolis.266 While most of Boston. was in a state of shock.html 263 http://www.scribd.267 261 http://www. and dorm parties.yahoo. but they are relatively rare. after an almost 2 hour stand-off.bostonglobe.262 April 18.com/dzhokhar-tsarnaev-acted-nothing-happened-day-marathon-friend-113900406-abc-news-topstories. until late in the day. with different perpetrators. and dorm parties. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev acts like nothing has happened.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.html 262 http://www.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. and America. 2013 1. after he was discovered hiding inside a boat in a backyard in Watertown.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .cnn. This is evidence of a failure of assimilation. He attended classes and dorm parties and went to the gym. a university official told CNN. 2013 8.bostonglobe. 2013: The day after the bombing. 2013: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev continues to attend classes.45 pm: Dzhokhar captured alive by the police.

2012: Tamerlan flies from NYC JFK airport to Moscow Russia.scribd. 2012: Mother Zubeidat Tsarnaev is arrested for alleged shoplifting at Lord and Taylor’s in Boston.html 53 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.bostonglobe. Tsarnaev’s earlier outburst had come in November. 2013: Monday explosions.275 268 http://www.bostonglobe.274 Jan 2012: Dzhokhar visits Dagestan.nytimes. The congregation then said. injure almost 200. which got him evicted from a religious gathering.273 Jan 12.com/2013/04/20/dzhokhar-tsarnaevs-jahar-twitter-account-promptsscrutiny/ 272 http://news. 2012: Dzhokhar (the younger brother) becomes a US citizen.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .” and said he was contaminating people’s minds. celebrating the birthday of this American hero.html 269 http://www.com/russia-asked-fbi-investigate-boston-bomb-suspect-2011182116158.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. He attends naturalization ceremony at TD Banknorth Garden in Boston. 2012: Tamerlan returns to USA.html.268 Jan 15. Sep 11. ‘You are the hypocrite. This was the second time that he had made an unpopular outburst. 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.’ The congregation shouted him out of the mosque.html 270 http://www.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic._ylt=AwrNUbJZVHRRZUEA3c7_wgt. in which he compared Martin Luther King Jr to the prophet Mohammed. at the Boston Marathon. 2013: On Martin Luther King day. and was a hypocrite. 273 http://www.bostonglobe.270 Before doing so.blogs.com/russia-asked-fbi-investigate-boston-bomb-suspect-2011182116158.269 The speaker was giving a sermon.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. 275 http://www. Tamerlan Tsarnaev was kicked out of a Cambridge mosque for causing a disturbance.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._ylt=AwrNUbJZVHRRZUEA3c7_wgt.com/metro/2013/04/21/marathon-bombing-suspect-outbursts-had-disturbedcambridge-mosque-goers/LkZnWkXgaRZcMDUdE6V9jM/story.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.” 271 July 17.yahoo.272 June 13.html.html 274 http://news.bostonglobe. kill three.bostonglobe. Tamerlan “You are a kafir [an unbeliever].html 271 http://thelede.

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

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

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

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

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

because getting the info to avoid another explosion. people in US and foreign custody may be questioned without Miranda. or co-lead. (b) seek evidence for a criminal conviction. is now securing the crime scene around the two explosions in the middle of downtown Boston.scribd. state. or not go thru court system at all. and Gitmo POWs to be tried in federal court. To that end.315 MATF is on stand by National Counterterrorism Center National Targeting Center NRCC is not yet involved NWC Police – local.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . FPS = Federal Protective Services are restricting access and enhancing security at all nearby federal facilities.59                          Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM DOJ’s314 Joint Terrorism Task Force. but has IMAT teams on alert FEMA National Watch Center has gone to Enhanced Watch status FBI has taken the lead. I think MARSEC = Maritime Security. 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. 314 315 DOJ = US Dept of Justice. which may require the apprehension of suspects. because they are allegedly enemy soldiers in a war. as yet. 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. 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. 59 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. may be more important.

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

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

"322 Several news media say the authorities have the brand name of the pressure cooker. until it gets checked out. charging Dzhokhar Tsarnaev with the bombing. because it is common place for many years. Let’s hope that brand name.html 62 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.62   Good Security Good Intelligence Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Bomb Design (3 Apr 22 C) As usual. Summary picture:  Low grade explosives with green colored hobby fuse." The pressure cookers contained nails and BBs.nbcnews.uk/news/world/americas/boston-marathon-bombs-pressure-cookers-filled-withball-bearings-and-nails-were-used-for-explosions--to-inflict-maximum-damage-8574228.independent. has been used all over the world by many different bombers organizations.com/news/national/Boston-Marathon-bombings-Person-of-interests-apartment-searched203184581. and conspiring (with his brother).com/_news/2013/04/15/17767721-investigators-believe-boston-bombs-werepressure-cookers-hidden-in-backpacks-officials-say?lite http://www. Rachael Maddow on MSNBC says that only one of the two bombs left enough wreckage to be sure it was a pressure cooker.  Duffel bags placed in such a way as to try to avoid suspicion. In the criminal complaint.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . This does not help with who knows how to make this kind of bomb. some of the info in these reports may be mistaken.html http://www. She says the authorities are not yet sure about the other one.  Bomb and shrapnel inside metal pressure cookers. When the metal pressure cooker explodes.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index. and the bombs had "green-colored hobby fuse.  Shrapnel included nails and BBs. I know from my day job that 320 (a metal kitchen pot with a locked down top) http://www.  Cookers inside black duffel bags.html 322 http://www.com/2013/04/16/device-at-boston-marathon-was-in-metal-pressure-cooker/ http://www.  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.scribd.kmov.cnn.co. are still in business. and its records.660news. News media is reporting that the bombs were in 6-litre metal pressure cookers320 filled with shrapnel:321  shards of metal.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/04/17/177605063/why-use-a-pressure-cooker-to-build-a-bomb 321 http://usnews.com/2013/04/16/investigators-seek-suspects-motive-in-boston-bombings-that-killed3/ http://wqad.npr. it is turned into metal shards added to the shrapnel which was inside.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

and the claim that there was a bombing at the White House was a hoax. 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. 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 use TV news to tell me the headlines. etc. (a) If true.367 363 364 http://in.com/id/26315908/ 365 http://maddowblog. Obama injured. We know many of these companies no longer have employees who understand what the heck is going on.com/_news/2013/04/23/17884281-links-for-the-423-trms 366 http://www. I was just looking for more info from what I saw on TV. a third. Wikipedia on the 2010 Flash Crash.mydesert. eventually. 2 explosions. then I go seeking a second opinion.stocks had recovered all the ground last in the crash. We know stock market trades come from company computer systems with flawed software. I have some questions about this. The Syrian Electronic Army claimed responsibility for the hack. We know there is enormous hacking going on of critical infrastructure companies.scribd.” Thousands of people saw this.latimes.reuters.story https://twitter. Stocks began an immediate surge higher and within three minutes the Flash Crash was over .com/news/world/worldnow/la-fg-wn-fake-ap-tweet-hacks-syrian-electronicarmy-20130423. would stock market do same thing. the stock market crashed. forwarded the news. which can be hacked.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . under AP name: “White House bombed.com/article/2013/04/23/white-house-ap-tweet-sec-idINDEE93M0GC20130423 http://www. fourth. Within a few minutes AP announced that its Twitter account had been hacked.0.2302279.msnbc.74 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Apparently AP Twitter password got hacked via spear phishing.com/viewart/20130423/NEWS11/304230005/Hackers-send-fakeAssociated-Press-tweet-about-bogus-White-House-attack http://www.nbcnews.com/Official_SEA6/status/326746641451327488 74 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. and the hacker sent out. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

but it can help in defense. None are 100% essential. who had an alibi. People have been convicted.wikipedia. sometimes over-turned by DNA appeals. That evidence is not successfully refuted by the defense. In a criminal trial there are certain elements of the crime needed to help solve it. heat of the moment. Not having an alibi.wikipedia.  Motive: there is some logical explanation why the accused would want to do this crime. but the more available. Having evil thoughts about the victim is legal. mistaken identity.  Crime – proof the evil deed actually occurred. witnesses may have seen someone who looks similar.  Guilty Mind (as opposed to legally insane) at the time and place of the crime. of the accused. or want to inflict terror. or were not believed. and the prosecution does not have convincing evidence of any effort to manufacture a false alibi. or a class of victims. jury members.  Causation (not an accident): the actions. the prosecutor.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alibi 383 https://en. but they cannot prove it within our judicial system. like a dead body.org/wiki/Alibi 80 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. provided the alibi witnesses stand up to crossexamination.. such as hating the victim. Their alibi witnesses failed to show up to court.  Evidence that the crime occurred.  Witness – someone who saw some steps of the crime being committed. none (as opposed to having a provable one) . “Internet Hoaxes”. not just to being at the scene of the crime. the easier to get the conviction. without a motive. evidence or testimony about a robbery. but actually responsible. injuries to a victim. like a spectator who failed to act. deliberately caused the evil consequences. is not enough to convict someone of some crime.  Opportunity: the accused had the know-how to do the crime. Many people think the perpetrators did it.. and linking the accused to the crime. 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. access to the crime scene.80 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Perfect Crime (3 Apr 23) Also see related chapters = “Conspiracy Theories”. 381 382 https://en. uncontrollable desires to rape. There are also alibi agencies. criminal organizations which will manufacture alibis for a price.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . We could say that the judge.org/wiki/Category:Elements_of_crime https://en.383 People have been convicted without a body. none of them have an alibi for the crime. a crime of passion.382 by itself. or physically hurting someone to mentally hurt someone else who loves them.scribd. 381  Alibi. It is acting on those evil thoughts which is illegal.

to figure out which records have been tampered with by whom. How did they learn to seal them so they could throw them with precision against the police in a fire fight. there is no forensic evidence pointing at the perpetrator. faking photos.” To g et at the truth of who did what. only that they be inaccessible. excessive electrical usage or any other utility. access to records of many companies. land line traffic. and there are no records evidence. that many people accused of minor crimes are more likely to get off. or at any accomplice of the perpetrator. faking video. Some of my bullet points. the more likely that investigators will think they have reached a dead end. Where did they manufacture their ordinance. The younger brother lived in a college dorm. no witness. using actors. Thus it is not always necessary that there be no records. 81 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. where there is no record. so that no one would stumble over it?  The bombs were triggered different ways (at the Marathon & against the police).com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . no evidence. but there are no witnesses. etc. A perfect crime is: the deed gets done. may turn out to be a perfect crime. but the cost of obtaining them is prohibitive for ordinary investigations. Also the perpetrators have a verifiable alibi for the time and place where investigators infer some detail of the crime was implemented. you’d have to have a large spectrum of skill sets. 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 not all the answers to the above questions. Investigations do not always have the budget to investigate every possibility. CCTV record. data on any computer. It may be that some of those skill sets and records access are easy. retail transactions.scribd. In some cases. can only be inferred from the rest of the story.81 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM It is possible to have a perfect crime within an imperfect (normal) crime. How did they learn those different triggers?  How did the bombers learn how to coordinate the bombing?  How did the bombers know how to circumvent the police patrols?  How did the bombers learn how to keep their bombing life divorced from their internet life. that it happened. there are records. and have the self-discipline to avoid any mis-steps?  Those bombs weigh 20 pounds. The notion. I once read some place that the cost of DNA is so astronomical. By records evidence I mean cell phone traffic. where specialized skills and legal tools are essential. See the chapters “Conspiracy Theories” and “Internet Hoaxes. and police and DA budgets so limited. but the more steps needed to get the whole story. e-mail. deliveries which seem suspicious to any delivery person. ability to audit whoever keeps those records. without the bomb coming apart in transit? The investigation may figure out some. because investigation funds have been drained by cost of DNA on higher profile cases. in the above list. that they did any such thing. black box GPS trail in any vehicle.

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

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

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

MSNBC. The 2nd test is at the same field office as the 1st test.org/wiki/Anthrax 401 http://www.com/news/three_suspicious_packages_in_senate_office_buildings-224094-1.399 Ricin to Senator Wicker (3 May 05) I first saw this news on April-16.html https://www. which could be consistent with ricin poisoning.Wicker ® Mississippi tested positive for Ricin.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .rollcall. Senator Wicker got a bodyguard. The 2nd test is at the lab. There is no suspect. and updates.wikipedia.scribd. In my opinion.wikipedia. It may be a coincidence of proximity in time and geography. but the first tests are cheaper ones.403 The letter was postmarked in Memphis and had no suspicious markings or return address.cnn. Mail addressed to Senator Roger E.wikipedia.401 was subjected to a different test.org/wiki/Incidents_involving_ricin#April_2013. There have been only 1 positive test. It seems unlikely that two tests are false positives.org/wiki/Incidents_involving_ricin https://en.usatoday. Then more news media added details.2C_DC. As little as 500 micrograms of Ricin -.402 Security at the Capital has been increased. but she had not died. No one is in custody. A clerk in the judge's office had exhibited flu-like symptoms. Likewise they know nothing to indicate it has not.com/2013/04/16/us/tainted-letter-intercepted http://www.nytimes. we working on a 3rd. There is no specific test for exposure and no antidote once exposed.html?_r=0 403 http://msbusiness.com/2013/04/17/us/politics/toxic-ricin-detected-on-mail-sent-to-senator.an amount the size of the head of a pin -. who is behind what attacks. all mail to Congress is tested before delivery. also tested positive. There have been 2 positive tests.2C_Washington. The authorities are saying there is nothing to indicate it has anything to do with the attacks in Boston. News media as usual is chaotic immediately after the news. and now has gone to a more intensive lab testing. no return address is suspicious by definition. http://www.com/2013/04/16/health/what-is-ricin/ https://en. There is a suspect in custody. and if we ever know. until a suspect was arrested.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/story/news/nation/2013/05/02/ricin-suspect-hearing/2128851/ https://en.wikipedia.2C_USA 402 CNN. Until we know. we working on a 2nd.org/wiki/Ricin https://en. this is only speculation.can kill an adult. It wasn't clear whether that was the cause of her illness.cnn.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. 399 400 http://www. Since Anthrax400 in the snail mail.


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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

The volume of stories.418 and other places. but so far they all seem clueless.  US Senate Immigration legislation announcement.com/item/ahZzfmJyZWFraW5nbmV3cy13d3ctaHJkcg0LEgRTZWVkGM6qvQ 4M/2013/04/15/boston-hospitals-report-more-than-100-being-treated-after-marathon-exp http://www. or postponed. that we never know what to believe. bogus.chicagotribune.421 417 418 http://riehlworldview. including: 420  London UK Marathon. or seriously mistaken.businessweek.  National Hockey League's Boston Bruins home game against the Ottawa Senators. Multiple events are reviewing their security in the wake of this event.com/news/chi-boston-marathon-explosion-20130415.usatoday.breakingnews.641755. after uploading first edition of these notes. from the news media.story?page=2 http://tvnz. were untrue. later found to be untrue. that many major “news” from the same day.0.93 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. 417 Comments there seem to indicate that the explosion was not where the “package” is shown. This info came out Apr 16.com/news/2013-04-15/oklahoma-city-memorial-marathon-to-review-securityafter-boston 421 http://www.breakingnews. and from previous days.co. is so overwhelming. A few news media talking heads are speculating how come that happens.com/item/ahZzfmJyZWFraW5nbmV3cy13d3ctaHJkcg0LEgRTZWVkGM6qvQ 4M/2013/04/15/boston-hospitals-report-more-than-100-being-treated-after-marathon-exp 420 http://www.scribd. I saw on CNN that the lid of a pressure cooker had been found on a rooftop of a building near the Boston explosion. on a daily basis.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac 419 http://www. The FAA is temporarily restricting flights over Boston. Synopsis known second day Apr-16 (3 Apr 16) Some of the following I learned evening of first day.bbc. Several events were cancelled.co. including:419  Boston Symphony Orchestra concert that night.com/story/news/nation/2013/04/15/explosions-finish-line-bostonmarathon/2085193/ 93 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . but I did not have the link until Apr 17.com/?p=28983 http://www.uk/news/world-22161572 http://www.  Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon.  Sidney Australia Marathon.scribd. to Scribd. Synopsis known third day Apr-17 (3 Apr 20) Here are photos before and after one of the sites where a bomb went off.nz/world-news/three-dead-over-100-injured-in-boston-marathon-blasts-5407558 http://www.

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

could contain information which will later be found to be untrue.scribd. Synopsis known day one Apr-15 beginning (3 Apr 16) What we learned. or were reminded of: Some info in the day one chapters will get moved.  Chaos in the news media as rumors are shared. soon after the end of the Boston Marathon. and are dressed for the race. possible shrapnel.wikipedia. That is the unfortunate state-of-art of US media today. so Boston residents are providing hospitality: blankets.422 kept jiggling. while first responders run to the site to rescue and serve the wounded. and why. unaccounted for.  Speculation who may have done it. hospitals. critical.org/personfinder/2013-boston-explosions https://en.95      Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 6-15 in critical condition. 6-15 in critical condition. compared to other places in the world. At approx 2.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .45 to 2. The event occurred 2. lots of smoke. coffee. undetonated explosive devices around the Boston area.45 pm or 2. and most of the news 422 423 http://google. Estimates always vary in aftermath of any disaster. as the chaos diminishes. 2013.50 pm Eastern Time. 60-500 needed medical attention. witnesses. wounded. There were explosions. Investigators found what could be one to two additional. Prior to the Boston Marathon there had been no credible threats. What Happened? (3 Apr 16 B) Anything we learn on the first days. The US is fortunate that such incidents are rare isolated. orange juice. perhaps towards the site of another not yet. as different news media people. with different degrees of experience in covering such events. Most every event is exaggerated. workers. all of whom may be in different time distances from the latest data. One of the dead is an 8 year old boy.  Some runners are having difficulty getting back to their lodging. speak with police.423 when stragglers were arriving. April 15. many later found to be incorrect. within hours after the incident.  Estimates of dead.org/wiki/2013_Boston_Marathon_bombings 95 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. there is always:  Chaos on the ground as survivors run away from one explosion. This was 1-3 hours after the winners crossed the finish line. After any surprise incident. and what is bogus. and we know how much of this info is really true. Within a few hours I was hearing 2 dead. meeting up with their family and friends. not the chilly weather. compared to other events.50 pm.

Two unexploded devices were found. although HLN is reporting that one was at the Mandarin Oriental hotel and another at an undisclosed location.96 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM media had left. which I am guessing is the one at the 600 block of Boylston street.com/2013/04/15/breaking-news-explosion-at-boston-marathon-finish-line/ http://www. In time. until more can be known. early on. quoted by the media. 427 http://www. 96 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. I believe small. say there were a lot of lower extremity injuries.chicagotribune. There were 1.scribd. such as Amtrak. just like in 9/11. we will get a better story. in the Boston area. they got some of their own people.426 and 10-20 seconds apart. The general public has not yet been told where they were found. so triage for the bmb survivors was rapid.org/wiki/2013_Boston_Marathon_bombings 430 Amtrak = US city to city passenger rail transportation system. so whatever the attacker’s motives. had ground stops.com/article/2013/04/15/live-blog-boston-marathon-explosions 428 http://www.  Security increased for lots of transportation. Witnesses to the injured.  Security was increased at many institutions around the world. 1-3 hours after the front runners had crossed the finish line. http://www.hlntv. 428 The police performed a controlled explosion on at least one of them.com/story/news/nation/2013/04/15/explosions-finish-line-boston-marathon/2085193/ 424 Different news media estimates. or the shrapnel.wikipedia.641755. 430  There were evacuations of buildings similar to the JFK library. The Boston Marathon attracts world wide contestants from all walks of life. near the end of the race. in the area.usatoday. because of the low number of deaths compared to other bombings.hlntv.story http://online.com/article/2013/04/15/live-blog-boston-marathon-explosions 429 https://en. 425 As usual. I imagine in time we will have more specific info.wsj. We were fortunate the blasts were not more powerful.000 (?) first responders in vicinity of the end of the race. 426 Different news media gave different versions of that relative reality. The windows of nearby buildings were blown out.com/news/chi-boston-marathon-explosion-20130415.0.424 there were two small explosions.com/article/SB10001424127887323346304578424950102614148. especially those planning similar events. news accounts have widely different depictions of the scale of the blasts.427 It is too soon to know if that was thanks to the bomb blasts. to serve expected needs of the runners.  Airports. have been advised to stay indoors for the time being.425 50-100 yards distant from each other. Due to uncertainty about additional attacks.nationalterroralert.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . where news coverage did not yet have a time line. there were precautions. as reported via Wikipedia.429 People.html http://www.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

produce and prepare vaccine components ▲ Clinical investigational: Lots of vaccine may be available in 6-8 weeks for evaluation by NIH and vaccine manufactures ▲ CDC is conducting in vitro and animal antiviral testing of these products with H7N9 virus samples Official sources day-4 Apr-18 (3 Apr 18) FEMA on Massachusetts Explosion April 18.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 13 were negative. 2013 (1. 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. limited human-to-human transmission • 15 (+1) US residents with respiratory illness who recently traveled to China were tested. H7N9 Avian Influenza A – China April 18.04 am) 440 News Releases April 18.com/bulletins/gd/USDHSFEMA-76f487 104 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.govdelivery. FDA and other vaccine manufacturers to develop.scribd.gov/disaster/3362 http://content. 2 (+1) test result pending • No confirmed cases outside the six provinces in China Laboratory status • Synthetic vaccine seeds expected to arrive next week for CDC. 2013: • 87 (+49) confirmed human cases across 6 provinces • 17 (+7) fatalities • 4 clusters of possible.fema. 2013 President Declares Emergency for Massachusetts April 18.104 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM I copy-pasted that info to my Gas Boom notes.


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

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

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

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

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

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



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

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

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

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

FEMA: ▲ Region I RRCC transitioned to Level III (Virtual RRCC continues) • LNOs deployed to MA EOC ▲ Region I IMAT returned to Portsmouth.m. or in helping with their future reelection. There have been multiple press briefings & statements by:    Local/state/federal authorities Medical facilities Political leaders I have seen some of them.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .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. monitoring only) in response to Explosions. New Hampshire JFO ▲ US&R MA-TF1 available for deployment. 112 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. After 9/11. and some other disasters.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. 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. and trained in how to deal with a crisis. so I am organizing that via a separate chapter from news media sources. In this disaster. than in understanding what the hell happened. supplied non-FEMA equipment to Boston law enforcement • US&R LNOs deployed to MA EOC • NRCC not activated ▲ NWC returned to Normal Operations at 5:00 p. storm front. Indianapolis Fairgrounds. TN EOC remains activated at Level IV (Localized Emergency/Enhanced. in some locations. EDT on April 16 ▲ National IMAT White stood down • No additional requests for FEMA assistance Other Federal Response: ▲ Temporary flight restrictions remain in place in a radius of 1 nautical mile and from surface up to 2. Federal Response . has learned something since 9/11.scribd. 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. by no means all. so American leadership. it is pretty obvious that the authorities are competent. the authorities were more interested in calming the public.

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

3 Oklahoma. DCE. &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. 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.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . with the exception of Copley Station • Cellular service is operational. Boston remains open with unknown occupants • The following States have activated EOCs. limited due to congestion • Boston’s Back Bay along Boylston St. 10. NJ. territories Earthquake Activity: M4. 8. closed to traffic. MD. 13. & 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. 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.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.scribd. CO. 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. M7.8 Iran Declaration Activity: None Explosions – Boston MA.S. April 15 Significant Event: • April 15 at 2:50 pm EDT.

Apr 20 they gave a roundup for the week. to be followed by the usual flooding. As Friday’s events unfolded.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .455 and a list of news media with relevant stories. we compiled reliable Twitter sources in the immediate aftermath of the bombing.com/2013/04/the-week-that-was-all-of-lawfare-in-one-post-2/ http://www. Other parts of the nation also have weather-related problems. and Ritika and Susan dug up some background materials about Chechnya and Kyrgyzstan. but are ethnically Chechen. with heavy rain. Media sources Apr-20 day-6 (3 Apr 22) One of the places still on my “excellent job list”. posted our list of Twitter sources and other essential news once more. social media. my day job company network.com/2013/04/the-best-twitters-sources-from-the-boston-marathon/ 115 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. do an excellent job.scribd. QUOTE:454 With respect to Boston. Like anyone. and blogs. Ben offered some brief thoughts on the suspect’s arrest. shared Attorney General Eric Holder’s st atement on the attack. some news media. is Lawfare. UNQUOTE Media sources Apr-19 day-5 (3 Apr 22) Lawfare has collected twitter feeds from Boston. which may impact my residential area. during Friday’s manhunt and lockdown of the Boston area. Social media includes similar failings. Unofficial Sources (3 Apr 22) The news media appears to be ill-equipped to cover some events. The two bombing suspects reportedly lived for a time in the latter. In my opinion. and is headed towards the US East Coast. while some provide info from the other end of the horse than the horse’s mouth. Unfortunately I find myself sometimes moving sources from one category to another. now 1 nm) • Federal Protective Services are restricting access and enhancing security at all nearby federal facilities • FBI is working with Boston Police on the investigation • TSA reports increased vigilance at airports within a 50 mile radius • US Coast Guard at MARSEC II.115 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Other Federal Responders • FAA established a Temporary Flight Restriction around the affected area (initially 2 nm.456 They warn that some of the info communicated could later be shown to be incorrect.lawfareblog. there is also risk of bias distorting how information is communicated. 454 455 http://www. has two boats/law enforcement teams on the Charles River There’s another band of severe thunderstorms.lawfareblog. and. in the early days of the news.

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

uk/news/world-22161572 460 http://live. and where more info. Some TV news media.com/item/ahZzfmJyZWFraW5nbmV3cy13d3ctaHJkcg0LEgRTZWVkGM6qvQ 4M/2013/04/15/boston-hospitals-report-more-than-100-being-treated-after-marathon-exp 462 http://www.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .baynews9.lawfareblog.             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.breakingnews.bbc. so this was obviously a rerun of earlier news. Media sources Apr-16 day-2 (3 Apr 18) Here is where I got new info on April 16.457 Media sources Apr-17 day-3 (3 Apr 20) April-17 sources for me included:  BIT  CNN  Fox  MSNBC Also see footnotes citing sources.scribd.” For example.com/Event/Live_blog_Explosion_in_Copley_Square 461 http://www.com/news/chi-boston-marathon-explosion-20130415. showing us what is going on “live” is obviously misrepresented “taped.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article. I watched (from my SW Indiana location) during the wee hours.boston.0.com/2013/04/todays-headlines-and-commentary-406/ http://www.641755. not properly labeled as such.chicagotribune.story 463 150 photos by Aaron "tango" Tang via Flicker 117 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.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.co.html 459 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).html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/4/15/ boston_marathon_expl.

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

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

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

html?hpt=hp_c4 [5] http://www. within Pakistani legal system.thenews.ir/usdetail/298302. which apparently can do nothing to identify and curb abuses. dictatorships like Iran.pk/Todays-News-2-170939-PHC-reserves-verdict-in-drone-attack-case 121 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. cannot consent to drone strikes against its people by a foreign power.[4] Also. then within the departments there are agencies. because collectively some of them are more powerful than the courts. or the administration.com/2013/04/12/phc-reserves-verdict-in-drone-attack-case/ [9] http://www. Pakistani newspapers Dawn. It would appear that the same kind of reality may exist in Pakistan. whether elected officials consent to them or not.[3] “only on very few occasions.com/2013/04/ex-pakistani-president-musharrafs-authority-shot-down-not-by-adrone/ [7] https://www.com/2013/04/ex-pakistani-president-admits-to-consenting-to-u-s-drone-strikes/ http://www. The US constitution says we have 3 branches of government. 490 CIA = US Central Intelligence Agency.com. The USA needs to learn from this system.com/2013/04/14/magazine/raymond-davis-pakistan.nytimes.html [3] http://www.pk/2013/04/15/news/national/us-drones-fuel-radicalisation-report/ http://us. president.[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.pakistantoday. parliament. a drone strike was authorized “maybe two or three times only.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .cnn. 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.[12] [4] http://www.presstv.[6] A political leader. and government agencies like the military and intelligence community.com/2013/04/14/world/asia/pakistan-swat-valley-school/index. or a dictator. The chief judge of Peshawar’s High Court stated that drone strikes are illegal.html?_r=0 See end of March 14 D news & politics.” He also said that when the Pakistani army couldn’t get to a target.lawfareblog.” If true.[9] the Express Tribune. where the target was absolutely isolated and had no chance of collateral damage.[8] The News International. The CIA490 is an agency which is not in any department.guardian. [8] http://dawn.com.[10] and The Nation[11] have more on the latest proceedings. like ATF 491 exporting army weapons to Mexican drug cartels. Some pundits have said that US government agencies are like a 4th branch of government. are provided with lots of ammunition for propaganda to their people about the Great Satan.uk/world/2013/apr/12/musharraf-admits-permitting-drone-strikes [6] http://www.co. Any such consent was therefore both illegal and unconstitutional. There is a division of powers between the courts.121 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM spokespersons say that it is legal for governments to kill anyone they please. 491 ATF = US Alcohol Tobacco & Firearms.[7] But Pakistan is also like the USA. he is talking about maybe 1% of the drone strikes. leaving out the Sharia law part. They are subdivided into departments. Congress. soliciting more recruits for militant organizations interested in attacking USG interests.lawfareblog.scribd.

[16] There is also a similar court case going thru the British courts. This case was brought over the bus station attack.com/2013/04/ex-pakistani-president-musharrafs-authority-shot-down-not-by-adrone/ [13] http://www. [19] http://reprieve. working for the CIA or military.com. Background info on Reprieve:[18] Reprieve. and to International Courts of Human Rights. buried in USG secrecy classifications that not even an Inspector General [10] [11] http://tribune.uk/press/2013_04_11_drones_illegal_pakistan_judge/ [15] http://www.com.uk/press/2012_03_12_UK_drones_legal_challenge/ [18] I copy-pasted this from my Drone Education Controversies http://www.122 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Pakistani Chief Justice Khan[13] heard arguments about whether American diplomats or CIA officials could be held personally liable for murder. 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).com/doc/134406078/Drone-Ed-Al-Mac I am working on expanding my research backgrounders.gov.lawfareblog. 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.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.[15] which I compared to Ok City.reprieve.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 122 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. promotes the rule of law around the world.scribd. as well as whether the Pakistani Air Force could shoot down drones.pk/J_dost_muhammad_khan.  USG effectively holding up middle finger to Supreme Courts of other nations.org.peshawarhighcourt.scribd.[20] The apparent anonymity of nation behind drone attacks.nation.php [14] http://www. [17] http://www. The Reprieve case[14] will be decided next week. and victim families include British citizens.pk/story/534374/unmanned-predators-phc-reserves-judgment-in-drone-strikes-case/ http://www.[19] based in Britain.uk/cases/2012_03_28_noor_khan/ [16] See Part V on Sunday March 14.[17] because of the accusation that British Intelligence played a role in advising the USA where to do drone strikes.reprieve.uk/ [20] http://www.pk/pakistan-news-newspaper-daily-english-online/national/11-Apr-2013/droneattacks-affecting-common-man-cjphc?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+pakistan-news-newspaper-dailyenglish-online/24hours-news+%28The+Nation+:+Latest+News%29 [12] http://www. [21] or operators of those drones (often private contractors.lawfareblog.reprieve.  Mass murder of first responders rushing to the aid of survivors of those attacks. It is unfortunate that American law sees nothing wrong with  Mass murder of innocent civilians via government drones.org.org.org.

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

other topics.com/collections/4108500/Critical-Infrastructure 497 http://www. Other content in my Scribd Critical Infrastructure collection497 includes:  Economy disaster.com/doc/136251735/President-Obama-Boston-marathon Proclamation to fly the flag at half staff thru April-20.scribd. I left it in here.496 and to CollectionDisasters on Google. Chapter header parentheses (3 Apr 16)     3 Apr 15 = info found 2013 April 15. 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.scribd. Y MMM DD then letter B = info found that day.scribd. explaining series of crises. due to pipeline infrastructure falling apart.  Weather Science in Haiti.com/collections/4108500/Critical-Infrastructure 498 http://www.498 The footnotes in brackets are from the drone news I was following right before I found out about the Boston news. so that while I have added lots of info since prior sharings of my notes.  Solution Ideas = collection of proposed solutions to random problems. AFTER share-B of a version.scribd. work. AFTER share-A of a version Y MMM DD then letter C = info found that day. or updated 2013 April 16. and shared in upload of version 0.1 3 Apr 16 = info found. people who seek redress of their grievances through a broken international law court system. 124 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. I know that they are far from complete in multiple areas. because it is too soon to know if there is a relationship between:  Reasons given for the Boston Bomber attacks.124 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM of these notes495 to Scribd Critical Infrastructure collection. how come?  Epidemic of USA gas explosions. but I have managed to get distracted by life.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac http://www. I also added some uploads from other people about the Boston Marathon 2013 Bombing. not via war.  Reasons why the USA is angering a lot of people all over the world. There are also footnotes in brackets from the copies of the e-mails I sent the FBI.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . There has continued to be an outpouring of info about the topic.scribd.

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

In the next edition. Cyber Crime Epidemic. and so I am writing that up in my School Children notes. latest additions:      500 501 What culprit charged with. I expect in the near future to be uploading another revision of School Children Abduction Scandals. and other modern day crises.501 because once again I am seeing parallels in missed opportunities. I also expect in near future to upload another revision of Solution Ideas. between Boston Bombings.126 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM I have fallen behind in digesting news on the Boston Bombing.scribd.com/doc/119857289/Solution-Ideas 126 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.  126 pages thru start of latest revision statistics (that’s 25% growth since prior share 2/3 of a month earlier)  533 (500+33) footnotes (205 growth)  1. Smoking Gun evidence.scribd.  Scribd shows 10k reads of all prior versions of this doc (it was ½ k as of prior version). http://www. Car Jack victim story.com/doc/117284229/School-Scandals-and-Abductions http://www.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . and there’s also other developments. Boston plans for re-opening impact zone. notice new chapters sections:  Extend Common Carrier. and day job responsibilities. At end of chapter headings is vintage how recently I updated them. and recent advances in computer technology. Apr 22-B = what I added to this morning. Bombing victims all will recover. Version 1. to improve the Amber Alert response to abducted children. Apr 21 = what I added to yesterday. I believe we can learn from the Boston Bombing aftermath (sharing videos with FBI). to improve Internet civil liberties. where some simple revisions in our infrastructure should provide massive mitigation across the board. Apr 22 = what I added to in wee hours. 59K reads collectively of all that I have uploaded = 53 documents. Apr 22-C = what I added to this afternoon.  Improve Info for Investigations – importance of authorities having a better understanding about Crime Enablers and Dirty Data. Approx 1 week anniversary.scribd.500 because I am getting a lot more info on the Ohio Cleveland Kidnap story. thanks to distractions with real life. School Children Abductions.8 Meg Doc.31 uploaded late nite May-11.  Improving Technology to Improve Justice.

with V 0. overnite. 296 footnotes (263+33).4 meg Doc.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . TOC is now 2 pages. 946k Doc.0 uploaded approx 7 pm my time (8 pm EDT) Apr 21 or 125 hours after bombing: 88 pages. 626k PDF. 569 PDF.9 getting 21 reads in 14 hours = 1 ½ an hour.0 got 33 reads in 9 hours. 393-395 Scribd reads as I replaced version. Version 1. and from V 0. Version 0.7 upload just after 4 pm my time (5 pm EDT) Apr 18.9 uploaded just after 10 am my time (11 am EDT) Apr 20 or 116 hours after bombing: 83 pages. 668k PDF. Approx 10% increase vs. 2 ½ pages TOC. Approx 5% increase vs.6 to 0. V 1. prior day version. Version 1.28 Meg Doc. 1. about 3 reads an hour. Version 0. 474 Scribd reads before and after I replaced version. so 14 me. 467k PDF.1 got 41 reads in 7 hours or about 6 an hour rate. 398 footnotes (365+33). so 18 me. so it is now 156 hours since the bombing … let’s quit tracking this data point. 15-16 17 18 19 20 21 is 6 days @ 24 hours. Approx 10% increase vs. 375 others. 23 me. 1. wee hours version. V0. Version 1.7 had 23 reads in 18 hours.127     Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Lots additions to Time Line. 436=>439 Scribd reads as I replaced version. version. 127 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. with from V 0. 416 others. Scribd had 314-316 reads as I adjusted description. and uploaded latest revision.1 uploaded approx 2 am my time (3 am EDT) Apr 22 or I have messed up with my arithmetic. 342 others. and 3 pm to 3 am is 12 hours. 503k PDF. so 16 me. 23 me. morning version.3 Meg Doc. adjusted tags to include relevant geography and other info about the brothers Grimm. 451 others. or 98 hours after bombing: 68 pages. 419 (386+33) footnotes.8 having 19 in 4 hours or 5 an hour. 358-360 Scribd reads as I replaced version. prior day version. 1. 1. More known about suspects. earlier in day. 320 footnotes (287+33). Approx 15% increase vs. 101 pages. 1. which is an increase to 3 an hour rate.8 upload just before 8 pm my time (9 pm EDT) Apr 19 “B” or 102 hours after bombing: 72 pages. 363 footnotes (330+33). 1 meg Doc. approx 3 reads an hour overall.2 got 35 reads in 12 hours or about 3 an hour. Approx 5% increase vs. so 20 me. 1. 602k PDF.7 to 0. from earlier shares.2 uploaded approx 2 pm my time (3 am EDT) Apr 22 (close to the moment of silence). And other topics. overall 3 an hour. Marginal increase vs. 302 other people. earlier in evening version. 444 (411+33) footnotes.1 to 1. Version 0. Perfect Crime explained vs. or it may just be time of day.8 to 0.5 Meg Doc.1: 92 pages.0 to 1. climbing again. 335-337 Scribd reads during my replacing latest version. TOC almost 3 pages.scribd. Conspiracy Theories. 321 other people. in early evening.9 to 1. about 1 an hour.

6 had 11 reads in 6 hours. 81k PDF.6 upload 11 pm my time (midnite EDT) Apr 18. earlier in day.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Version 0. Version 0. or about 3 an hour. V 0. prior day version.1 and 0.3 to 0. there had been 122 reads. 389k PDF. so that’s 172 reads by other people. of these research notes on Scribd. Version 0.5 to 0. Version 0.4 upload almost midnite my time April-17 evening.502 I see 124 reads. prior day version. approx 5 an hour overall. 54 footnotes (30+24). 268 other people. Scribd had 250 reads before I uploaded this new edition. Approx 20% increase vs. or 56 hours after bombing: 48 pages. in the evening. maybe 4 an hour overall.128 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Version 0.4 to 0. 202 footnotes (175+27). 253 after both upload and adjust description. 385k PDF. or 80 hours after bombing: 61 pages. 412k Doc. Two are mine. 9 TOC. about 1 an hour. Scribd had 289-291 reads. 315k PDF. prior day version. I had found out about it about 1 hour after it happened. 279 other people. After uploading this. just after 3 pm my time = 31 pages. V 0. about 2 an hour. Version 0. 255 footnotes (222+33). prior day version. maybe 3 an hour overall.5 had 23 reads in 18 hours. so 8 reads total by me.2. Five have been me. or approx 10 an hour. That’s an average of approx 5 an hour overall.2 to 0. 535k Doc. 502 http://www. Scribd had 276-278 reads. TOC just over 1 page.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac 128 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Approx 30% increase vs.5 upload approx 4 pm my time (5 pm EDT) Apr 18. or 32 hours after the bombing = 40 pages. from time of each upload so far. V 0.scribd. or about 4 an hour. Between uploading version 0.4 had 73 reads in 24 hours. 831k Doc.3 uploaded almost midnite my time April-16 evening. 163 footnotes (136+27). or 74 hours after bombing: 58 pages. Approx 200% increase vs. Marginal increase vs. TOC almost 2 pages. 786k Doc. 225 footnotes (198+27). version.1 launch approx 6 hours after the bombing = 9 pages. 267 footnotes (234+33).scribd. so 12 me. the count was 177 reads of this at Scribd. 245 by other people. V 0. 643k Doc. Approx 20% increase vs. 192k PDF. 137k Doc. so 10 reads my total. which I believe is a count of how many people have looked at it in the 19 hours it was there so far.2 uploaded approx 25 hours after the bombing. 249k PDF.3 had 48 reads in 13 hours.

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