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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Unless some third party made them for them. with claims by people who knew them.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .infowars. Q: Is it unusual for brothers to be in the same plot? A: No. who became radicalized through some controversy. there were 3 pairs of brothers in the 9/11 attack.  JFK Library. 49 http://www. Q: How could anyone who grew up in America become a terrorist against America? Look at home grown native terrorists.com/2013/04/19/opinion/bergen-questions-bombers/index. such as sniffing for explosives.  Ricin. just some place where they could test the designs in private. that they were peaceful “good boys?” A: It is typical for friends and family of any accused. to initially react in denial. 52 Q: Did the brothers have any training in explosives? A: They did not need any formal training to make these bombs. See fact checking threads:  Bomb Design. scanning for radiation.com/17-unanswered-questions-about-the-boston-marathon-bombing-the-media-isafraid-to-ask/ 50 http://www.  Secondary Devices.html?iid=article_sidebar 52 http://www.51 Q: How can we reconcile the horrible stuff done by the bombers.scribd.com/2013/04/19/opinion/bergen-questions-bombers/index.14  Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM What are the statistics on marathons taking appropriate preventative measures.cnn.  Cell Networks. Answered Questions (3 Apr 22) For some scenarios. Look at children of immigrant families in Europe. we now know a lot more than we don’t yet know.html?iid=article_sidebar 14 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. x-raying baggage?50 There are people who think it suspicious that this marathon had preventative measures which failed. there are many peaceful channels to express grievances and work towards change for the better. until they see incontrovertible evidence of guilt.  Saudi.infowars. which never assimilated.com/17-unanswered-questions-about-the-boston-marathon-bombing-the-media-isafraid-to-ask/ 51 http://www. and never learned how in a democracy. Some news media is asking questions.cnn. and they had not noticed them at others. for which answers are self-evident to me.

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

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

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

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

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

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

April 19.86   FBI charges against bomber Tsarnaev’s friends: Kadyrbayev-Tazhayakov-Phillipos (PDF 87 20 pages).com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 2013 Boston Special Agent in Charge.pdf calling my copy: FBI Boston Bomber Friends 2013 May 2. and commuter rail) is suspended until further notice.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.gov/eopss/agencies/msp/ Federal agencies working this case  https://www.mbta. 83 84 http://www.91 Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Saturday.aspx?id=6079 http://www.92 and Bird Flu in China.cityofboston.fbi. 2013.gov/news/Default.gov/news/default. 2013. April 20.cityofboston. return home. April 19.com/doc/114094060/Indy-Boom 21 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.fbi.pdf President Obama.gov/  Criminal complaint (pdf) with April-22 charges against surviving suspect. train. Boston explosion updates88 I have not viewed all of the official reports.scribd.fbi.mass.scribd.aspx?id=6091 86 https://www. http://www.  201304020 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. with info on Boston Bombings.gov/news/Default.com for updates.90 and national weather forecasts.gov/oneboston http://www.aspx?id=6089 85 http://www.89 Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion. with info on Boston Bombings.cityofboston.30 am. If you are at an MBTA station please do not congregate there.gov/POLICE/ Boston City Press Release April-1583 Boston City letter to residents and businesses in the impacted area April-2084 Boston City plan for re-opening Copley Square.gov/governor/  http://www. but I try to keep up on links to them. See www.85 ALERT-Boston is the city's emergency notification system [link] MBTA: Service (including bus.” 90 My notes on this will be in the next edition shared of my US epidemic of critical infrastructure explosions. April-21. FEMA comes out with a daily report each morning around 8. Massachusetts State Government  http://www.gov/boston/press-releases/2013/suspect-in-boston-marathon-attack-charged-with-usinga-weapon-of-mass-destruction 87 I downloaded 2013-0447.21        Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM http://cityofboston. 88 https://www. 2013 Here is FEMA report for Friday April 19.cityofboston.mass.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Among other things.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index.gov/news/Default.html 131 http://bangordailynews. on the campus of the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone.131 The two men suspected in the Boston Marathon bombings were armed with a small arsenal of guns.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .toledoblade.nbcnews. However.aspx?id=6091 29 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com/news/local-news/20130422-boston-suspects-arsenal-indicates-theyplanned-more-attacks-police-say.ece 133 http://www.toledoblade. they seize BB's. 126 It was just them two trouble makers. the backpacks used.html 128 http://www.133 125 http://usnews.html 130 http://www. and other evidence tying them to the bombings last Monday.128 The FBI searches Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's dorm room in Pine Dale Hall.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. authorities said April-21."129 Agents also scoured the brothers’ credit-card records and other material seized from their apartment and car for evidence of bomb components. ammunition and explosives when they first confronted police early April-19.29 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM alone.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." as well as a black jacket and white hat like those worn on Marathon day by the man referred by authorities to as "Bomber Two.com/_news/2013/04/21/17841985-crowdfunding-raises-2-million-for-bostonvictims-critics-urge-caution?lite 126 http://www. and were most likely planning more attacks.dallasnews.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone. just in case.toledoblade.130 Davis said earlier police discovered at least four unexploded devices including one similar to the two pressure cooker bombs packed with nails and ball bearing used in the twin blasts Monday that killed three people and wounded more than 170 near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.scribd.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone.cityofboston. and shootings later in the week.toledoblade.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone.html 127 http://www.html 129 http://www. not connected to any organization which is a continuing threat. investigators are continuing to search whether they had help or were operating in league with anyone else. "a large pyrotechnic.com/2013/04/21/news/nation/boston-police-commissioner-believes-suspectsplanned-other-bombings/?ref=latest 132 http://www.cnn.

” Mayor Menino said.30 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Apr 21. As we respect the need for people to continue to express their support for the victims and our city we will place large message boards in the vicinity of the area to allow people to record their thoughts and reflections. their families and all of those impacted by last week’s tragic events . without bureaucracy for the business owners and residents who have also been affected by the attack on our City.scribd. Mayor Thomas M. The Five phase plan will commence when the scene is cleared by Federal Authorities and returned to the City of Boston. Communications. The Boston Police Department will return personal items secured at the scene that have not been retained as evidence by the FBI. Menino and members of his Emergency Management Team and Cabinet previewed plans for the re-opening of Boylston Street and the Copley Square area of Boston. Equipment and Expertise . Read Letter from Mayor Menino & Sign Up to Receive Updates The City’s Copley Square Re-Entry Plan is a multi-agency effort that maximizes all of the resources – Manpower.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . As we move toward re-opening we will continue to update the public on our progress and plans. 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. “Friday as our officers reported to the world ‘we got him’. Operating as quickly and seamlessly. 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.” 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. 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. 30 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.of our city team. 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.

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

we will then provide a staggered schedule for limited access for inspectors and business owners to survey their property to ascertain readiness to reopen.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main. the City will move quickly to ensure that the area is safe for residents and businesses to return. federal prosecutors stirred controversy in legal circles by refusing to grant Dzhokhar his Miranda rights against self-incrimination.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . In addition. for example. Dzhokhar A. Ensuring that all buildings are structurally sound. who had left their home after the curfew was lifted. suspected of being responsible for the Boston Marathon Bombings. of Cambridge was apprehended in Watertown. 19. Ensuring that streets and sidewalks are clean of equipment and debris and are safe for pedestrians.32 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM As soon as we receive clearance from the FBI. We will be taking steps to secure the public safety.45 pm.html 144 http://www. after a standoff with the police.gov and on Twitter @NotifyBoston. citing public safety concerns.yahoo. had a boat in their  142 http://news. provision delivery. Please monitor the news closely for updates on when the crime scene is released. Tsarnaev. 2. 2. trash removal. We thank you for your patience as we rebuild together.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe. the City will have some lists available. in Watertown. information is available at the City’s web site: www.cityofboston.com/Event/Live_blog_Explosion_in_Copley_Square http://www.html 143 http://live. Apr 19 Fri Suspect Captured (3 Apr 22 C) 2013 Apr 19 Friday Immediately after Dzhokhar’s capture.boston. Once we have established that these important public safety issues are resolved.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/story.bostonglobe.com/blogs/lookout/boston-bombing-suspect-arrest-presents-intelligence-opportunitylegal-183858408. so that we can have the best information to reach you quickly. etc. Please take a moment to register by calling 617 635-4500. If you need help securing reliable vendors. and for residents to return to their homes. including: 1.144 One of the people. and begin lining up their services. construction.bostonglobe. Consider the types of services you may need from outside contractors. board-up services.scribd.143 He is one of two brothers. 7 pm: Shots reportedly fired at 67 Franklin St. 3. What you can do right now: 1. lasting nearly two hours.142  Shortly before 8.xml 32 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.

com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/story.xml 33 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. did not find the suspect.emergencyemail.org/newsemergency/anmviewer.bostonglobe.emergencyemail. Police had exhausted everything which could be done to find the guy.145 The cords securing it had been cut and there was blood near the straps.scribd.146 He lifted an edge.152 145 http://www. during the manhunt for the brother who had escaped on foot. so MBTA is now back in business. The city had been on lockdown. so there was now no further point to continue the constraints on the citizenry. particularly in the Middle East and Asia.html 147 http://www. under a tarpaulin.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/story. The small town of Kafranbel in northern Syria sent condolences to the city of Boston after last Monday's bombing.com/metro/2013/05/02/marathon-bombing-suspects-initially-planned-julyattack-officials-say/XSpTNQmjYMK8TCNUKjsh3K/story. and with other cities (air. During the lockdown.45 am: Evacuation begins at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth. happens to people every day in other nations. Do accept our condolences.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 147  Niagara Falls incident has been resolved.bostonglobe.html 150 http://stream.aljazeera. saw a bleeding wounded man inside.html 148 http://www. The people in the Massachusetts car are not related to the Boston bombing manhunt. were stopped. according to lawyer for the bomber’s friend. from a fire fight with the police.html 152 http://www.” Pictures of this demonstration were posted on social media.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. rail).bostonglobe.com/story/201304222133-0022692 151 http://www.bostonglobe.151 7.33 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM back yard.asp?a=2829&z=48 146 http://www. 149 What happened to Boston on April 15. transportation services inside the city. with residents asked to remain indoors.asp?a=2831&z=48 http://www. the police conducted a door to door search.148 MBTA was shut down..com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe. where Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was a student.com/2013/04/19/cops-detain-2-men-investigate-suspicious-car-in-niagara-fallsny 149 http://www.com/metro/2013/04/18/mit-police-officer-hit-gunfire-cambridge-policedispatcher-says/4UeCClOVeLr8PHLvDa99zK/story.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main. way south of Boston. peeked inside.bostonglobe. 6 pm: Police lifted the curfew. He backed away and called the police. Bostonians and other Americans responded with thanks of their own.torontosun. with a banner reading “Boston Bombings represent a sorrowful scene of what happens every day in Syria.org/newsemergency/anmviewer.

xml 154 http://www.34 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 7. west to Watertown. allowing police to determine the vehicle is in Watertown and eventually catch up to it..com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.bostonglobe.154 3. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Brighton.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.20 am to 2. Not all of them detonate. Donohue Jr. in Boston.15 am: Police surround what is thought to be the Tsarnaev residence at 410 Norfolk St. which they think was left behind by the enemy.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 157 http://www. MBTA Transit Police Officer Richard H.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main. One of the suspects was apprehended and later pronounced dead at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. got out of the car. But the car jacked victim's cell phone is still in the SUV. according to hospital spokeswoman Jennifer Kovalich.158 Fifteen police officers are treated at St. in Cambridge.xml 155 http://www.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.bostonglobe.bostonglobe.bostonglobe. He was in stable condition Friday at Mount Auburn Hospital.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.cnn.30 am: The police pursue the stolen SUV from Cambridge.156 So later the police back track the chase route.157 The brothers stopped near Dexter and Laurel streets.14 am: The police detonate a suspicious looking device at Charlesgate and Commonwealth Avenue. with officers in pursuit. the suspects are in a gunfight with the police and throwing explosive devices at the police. then dumps the car and runs into the darkness.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 33.159 19-year-old Dzhokar Tsarnaev drives off amid more gunfire.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 160 http://www.html 159 http://www. 155 Apr 19 wee hours chases and battles (3 Apr 21) 1.160 153 http://www. for minor injuries suffered in the gunfight. seeking to deal with any unexploded ordinance. at the intersection of Dexter and Laurel in Watertown. Massachusetts.153 7.cnn.50 am: The police detonate a suspicious looking device. was wounded.xml 158 http://www.xml 156 http://www.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe. During the chase. and traded gunfire with police for several minutes.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 34 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.cnn.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/story.bostonglobe.scribd. He drives two or three streets away.

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

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

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

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

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

04 noon W-QAD says Boston-area hospitals have discharged at least 51 of the at least 174 people wounded in Monday’s attack.197 which was evacuated after authorities discovered a suspicious package in the terminal. NBC reports there were 103 patients from the blasts still being treated at six Boston hospitals. 176 injured.” 191 http://www. 10 a. April 16 the day after (Apr 19 B)        2 pm: The second victim in the Boston Marathon bombing is identified as 29 year old Krystle Campbell. when they show the exact same show.45 pm CNN says that thanks to 2 independent videos.nbcnews.asp?a=2817&z=48 190 The word “live” has become meaningless on TV news.192 12.com/2013/04/16/device-at-boston-marathon-was-in-metal-pressure-cooker/ 196 http://usnews.html 192 http://www. 2013  9 pm (8 pm my time) on Piers Morgan live. and the injured count is up to 183. separated by a few hours. 195 11:30 a.191 1.fbi. At least 8 children were being treated at hospitals. in NYC.40 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM we ask the media.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article.Boston officials update victims numbers to 3 dead. There have been vigils all over the Boston area on April-16 evening. .”196 10.12 pm USA Today says we are up to 170 injured. particularly at this early stage of the investigation. according to a CNN tally.190 we were told that the 3rd dead is a Chinese citizen. to exercise caution and attempt to verify information through appropriate official channels before reporting.usatoday. 17 critical.kmov.org/newsemergency/anmviewer.html 195 http://wqad. This turned out to be another bogus story.scribd. including some who had injuries described as “limb threatening.   2013 April 16.188 Press release 1.com/news/national/Boston-Marathon-bombings-Person-of-interests-apartmentsearched-203184581.m. 189 1. and both are called “live.baynews9.m.30 am Officials say bomb squad investigators were called in to the central terminal of La Guardia International Airport.20 am: CNN says injured total is up to 183.gov/news/updates-on-investigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston/updates-oninvestigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston 189 http://www.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.com/story/news/2013/04/16/obama-boston-marathon-bombing-remarks/2087565/ 193 Ed Davis = Boston Police Commissioner 194 http://www.198 188 https://www.56 AP/CBS quote Ed Davis193 saying there were 176 casualties at hospitals. a suspect has been identified and arrested. at least 17 of whom were critically injured.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/4/15/ boston_marathon_expl.194 12.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .emergencyemail.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

20 to 2.263 April 18. April 19.261 Apr-19 Tamerlan Tsarnaev killed (3 Apr 22) April 19. 2013 8. says a friend. a university official told CNN.52 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Frame-ups do occur in the USA. 265 April 16.html 263 http://www.bostonglobe. after an almost 2 hour stand-off.scribd.html 267 http://www.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. There are police who do wrongful arrests.cnn. police engage in gunfight with a suspect throwing explosive devices at them. was in a state of shock. than the Chechen experience.45 pm: Dzhokhar captured alive by the police.bostonglobe. abuse during questioning.262 April 18.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.html 265 http://www. after he was discovered hiding inside a boat in a backyard in Watertown.com/2013/04/20/us/boston-youngerbrother/?sr=google_news&google_editors_picks=true 264 http://www. which we find out about when there is video evidence of the circumstances of the arrest. This is evidence of a failure of assimilation. 2013: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev attends classes. After suspects kill an MIT police officer and highjack a car. Dzhokhar was on the campus of University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth every day after the attack until late Thursday.30 am: Tamerlan dies as a result of a series of battles between the brothers and the people of the Boston metropolis.com/2013/04/20/us/boston-youngerbrother/?sr=google_news&google_editors_picks=true 52 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. then lie on the stand. until late in the day. 2013 1.cnn. He attended classes and dorm parties and went to the gym.cnn. and proof of alibi.264 April 17. and America.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .com/2013/04/20/us/boston-youngerbrother/?sr=google_news&google_editors_picks=true 266 http://news. police release pictures of Tsarnaev brothers as primary suspects. 2013: The day after the bombing.com/dzhokhar-tsarnaev-acted-nothing-happened-day-marathon-friend-113900406-abc-news-topstories. Suspect identified as Tamerlan Tsarnaev is apprehended and pronounced dead at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. 2013: On Thursday.bostonglobe. 2013: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev continues to attend classes. and dorm parties. with different perpetrators. but they are relatively rare.267 261 http://www.html 262 http://www.266 While most of Boston. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev acts like nothing has happened. and dorm parties.yahoo.

Tamerlan Tsarnaev was kicked out of a Cambridge mosque for causing a disturbance.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.html 271 http://thelede.” and said he was contaminating people’s minds. and was a hypocrite.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.268 Jan 15. 2013: Monday explosions.html 270 http://www. Sep 11.bostonglobe.bostonglobe. Tsarnaev’s earlier outburst had come in November.’ The congregation shouted him out of the mosque.html 269 http://www. at the Boston Marathon. 275 http://www.html 274 http://news.com/2013/04/20/dzhokhar-tsarnaevs-jahar-twitter-account-promptsscrutiny/ 272 http://news. 2012: Tamerlan flies from NYC JFK airport to Moscow Russia.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.html 53 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. He attends naturalization ceremony at TD Banknorth Garden in Boston.yahoo. 2012: Dzhokhar (the younger brother) becomes a US citizen. The congregation then said. kill three.html. Tamerlan “You are a kafir [an unbeliever].269 The speaker was giving a sermon. in which he compared Martin Luther King Jr to the prophet Mohammed. 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.272 June 13. which got him evicted from a religious gathering. injure almost 200.yahoo.53 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Apr-15 Boston Bombed (3 Apr 22 C) April 15.274 Jan 2012: Dzhokhar visits Dagestan.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .bostonglobe. This was the second time that he had made an unpopular outburst.scribd.bostonglobe.270 Before doing so. ‘You are the hypocrite.” 271 July 17.blogs.com/russia-asked-fbi-investigate-boston-bomb-suspect-2011182116158.html. 273 http://www.273 Jan 12. 2013: On Martin Luther King day. celebrating the birthday of this American hero.275 268 http://www._ylt=AwrNUbJZVHRRZUEA3c7_wgt._ylt=AwrNUbJZVHRRZUEA3c7_wgt.nytimes.com/russia-asked-fbi-investigate-boston-bomb-suspect-2011182116158. 2012: Tamerlan returns to USA. 2012: Mother Zubeidat Tsarnaev is arrested for alleged shoplifting at Lord and Taylor’s in Boston.bostonglobe.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.

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

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

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

This means that no visitors will be allowed into the hospital until further notice.  As of 5.com/2013/04/17/us/physical-legacy-of-bomb-blasts-could-be-cruel-for-bostonmarathon-victims. Many people were treated. but was on vacation in Florida when this crisis erupted.6030.tuftsmedicalcenter.usatoday. please call this hotline at 617-635-4500. Type of shrapnel appears to be:304  Ball Bearings305  BB gun pellets  Glass shards306 The American Red Cross is involved. Boston Medical Center web site posted:308 o If your loved was injured at the Copley incident and is being treated at BMC.aspx 310 http://www.wikipedia.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. then released.30 pm on Apr 15.414. BWH remains in lockdown mode until further notice. 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. o Hospitals.childrenshospital. some blown off at the scene.57   Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Tufts Medical Center303 I do not have complete list.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Again. Count of injured might not include them.org/online/emergency/default. o Out of an abundance of caution. If you are trying to locate a loved one. including BWH. His daughter works at Mass General. 307 http://www.org/ 57 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.  As of 7. and we expect it will be deactivated One of my e-mail pals is Mark Weisz. which has organized a hotline.54 pm on Apr 15. 303 http://www.scribd. There have been amputations of arms + legs. Our Trauma Activation Protocol was activated at 4 PM. or from the a itself. Brigham and Women’s Hospital web site posted:309 o BWH is treating about 20 patients who were injured in the explosions this afternoon. will be reporting information to the city of Boston. I e-mailed to check up on him.brighamandwomens.com/story/news/nation/2013/04/15/explosions-finish-line-bostonmarathon/2085193/ https://www. this is purely a precautionary measure. the BMC Family Assistance Center phone number is 617.html?smid=go-share&_r=0 308 http://www.nytimes. who lives in the Boston area.org/ 309 http://www. Medical Details (3 Apr 17) On the first day:307  On Apr 15.org/ https://en.bmc.

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

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

2. so as bits of information are reported. 316 1. people who call the tip lines. There will be video from stores where bomb ingredients purchased. 4. back track ingredients.com/2013/04/18/the-bureau-vs-the-bomber/ 60 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.time. the data can be searched using key words associated with times. Teams collect whatever pieces of evidence they can get from what exploded. Joint Operations Command (JOC) gets setup. Many of those people may be innocent. 6.60 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.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . How complicated were these explosives? What skills would have been needed to make them? Who has those skills? (Potentially millions of people. MO of similar past bombings. Clues (3 Apr 18 B) The police will have access to video of the scenes. places. but may need to move to larger quarters. names. 9. 8. and other devices not exploded. 13. There will be a case management system. One may already exist due to the marathon. Follow trails of all evidence uncovered. finger-prints. That video will be collected from before those events. There 316 317 CNN. There will be video of the places where the bombs went off. 12. such as bomb residue to the FBI Bomb lab in Quantico Virginia. how far it traveled. All agencies which are involved. the shrapnel. MSNBC. What is known about these bombs that are unique enough to match up with what is known about other bombs? 10. Fox. and when found. and at ingredients retailing. Authorities will be looking for faces which show up both at bomb site. http://swampland.) 11. and where they were found.scribd. but the authorities label these stories as fictional. Lots of news media have reported about unexploded secondary devices . The injuries tell a story. clues. 5. witnesses. including noting precise location of where this stuff was discovered. How similar are these bombs to those used in past attacks. like Unibomber and front lines of US foreign wars? That can be a clue to organizations involved with whoever made the bombs. will have representatives there. where the explosions occurred. This evidence will be examined for DNA. Thousands of interviews with the injured. Develop a bomb-signature.317 which may help them figure out how the bombs got there. and secondary devices found. Some evidence goes to specialized forensics places. Many of those customers may be innocent. with clues as to the nature of the explosion. 3. to see faces of people who went to where the bombs later discovered. 7. trying to nail down what process the investigation will probably go through. 14.

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

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

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

net/ufouo-dhs-domestic-improvised-explosive-device-ied-threat-overview/ 332 https://publicintelligence. Some of the terminology here may be a bit different than we are accustomed to in other venues.” the bulletin warned. o NIE = National Intelligence Estimate. If we want to survive it. headed in our direction. which we were able to capture. Failure Log = The bad thing did in fact happen. Watch = Conditions are ripe for this bad thing to happen soon.scribd. we need to implement our plans immediately.net/ufouo-dhs-warning-on-pressure-cooker-ieds/ https://publicintelligence. earthquake and tsunami risk. 330 331 https://publicintelligence. which may not have a parallel in national security area. o NY-MTA = New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority.time. o TTP = o WTC = World Trade Center Not on the above list is this clue from TIME Magazine:333 In 2004. human critical infrastructure problems. o HME = Home Made Explosives. o HMTD = hexamethylene triperoxide diamine.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . o OIA = Office of Intelligence Analysis. such as: bad weather. 2011 Jan 12 DHS 23 page overview of Domestic IED threats.     Alert or Advisory = We have good reason to suspect that there is a risk of this bad thing happening. so we need to review our plans for how to be safe from the bad thing. cyber security penetrated: Here is what I am accustomed to. o MCAC = Maryland Coordination and Analysis Center.com/2013/04/16/a-short-history-of-pressure-cooker-bombs/?iid=sl-articlemostpop1 64 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. the 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]. and here is an audit trail with the details. Warning = Someone has seen credible evidence that the bad thing is really happening.331 2011 March 2 police info about alleged US bomb-maker Aldawsari332 Translating acronyms used at above links: o DHS = US Department of Homeland Security.330 2011 Jan 10 MCAC 2 page info about incendiary devices used against government buildings in Maryland.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 IED = Improvised Explosive Device. o TATP = Triacetone triperoxide.net/tag/improvised-explosive-devices/page/2/ 333 http://swampland. so here is a heads up about what we know so far.

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

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

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

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

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

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

He had various people on the show. Conspiracy and Material Support (with brother). they spewed lots of nonsense into the coffers of conspiracy theorists. April 16 nite he was demanding answers to questions which I think are totally premature to ask. theater. But the attackers could have made the same kinds of ignorant mistakes. Crimes to charge the culprit (3 Apr 22 B)    71 Bombing public places. They were non-political.71 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Piers Morgan on CNN sometimes seems to be disconnected from reality. Look at the Unibomber. and he had other beliefs even more difficult to figure out where he was coming from. You are biased. Car-jacking (the SUV). Do we really know why the UN building was blown up in Iraq? We certainly do not know why the bombing of the Olympics in Atlanta. Lone wolves can be insane. non-whites. and designed to fuel more conspiracy theories. Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. or a shopping mall. someone said. Those characters just wanted to hurt a school. So while Piers Morgan’s guests were unable to definitively answer his questions. There have been many attacks against Olympics. The target was an international event with people from approx 100 different nations. After 9/11 there has been a humongous rise in lone wolf attacks against targets the attackers think are Muslims. There are radical groups on the right and the left. anti-Zionists. and he thought they were responsible for 9/11. than any other event. or some ethnic group. he thought he was attacking a Muslim. For example. In the Gun Control debate he seems to go out of his way to insult people. or whoever they think are responsible for attacks on the US. You are ignorant. Look at mass shootings. Some were political.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . The targets were not government buildings. Jihadists don’t have any set pattern either. so it can’t be the radical right. or the US no longer being what they think it should be. different skin colors. The target really has more in common with the Olympics. like run by the KKK mentality. The target was Americans. Most people know the Sikh are among the most non-violent philosophies in the world. Why did he do this? Well he could not tell the difference between different religious clothing. one red neck used a pickup truck to run down a Sikh woman.scribd. trying to match up patterns of possible bomber motivations with apparent targets. and they were making a lot of factual errors. He did not think the development of the airline industry was in the best interests of American values.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

The windows of nearby buildings were blown out. where news coverage did not yet have a time line. in the area. which I am guessing is the one at the 600 block of Boylston street. There were 1.429 People.0. say there were a lot of lower extremity injuries. 430  There were evacuations of buildings similar to the JFK library.wikipedia.usatoday. quoted by the media.  Security increased for lots of transportation.story http://online.424 there were two small explosions.425 50-100 yards distant from each other.com/article/2013/04/15/live-blog-boston-marathon-explosions 428 http://www. have been advised to stay indoors for the time being. to serve expected needs of the runners. had ground stops. just like in 9/11. until more can be known. although HLN is reporting that one was at the Mandarin Oriental hotel and another at an undisclosed location. 426 Different news media gave different versions of that relative reality. Two unexploded devices were found. because of the low number of deaths compared to other bombings. 427 http://www. early on. http://www.hlntv.  Airports.html http://www. I imagine in time we will have more specific info. especially those planning similar events.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . there were precautions.com/story/news/nation/2013/04/15/explosions-finish-line-boston-marathon/2085193/ 424 Different news media estimates.com/article/SB10001424127887323346304578424950102614148. We were fortunate the blasts were not more powerful. 425 As usual.641755. or the shrapnel. they got some of their own people. near the end of the race.com/article/2013/04/15/live-blog-boston-marathon-explosions 429 https://en. 96 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.000 (?) first responders in vicinity of the end of the race.scribd.427 It is too soon to know if that was thanks to the bomb blasts.96 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM media had left. I believe small. such as Amtrak. Witnesses to the injured.org/wiki/2013_Boston_Marathon_bombings 430 Amtrak = US city to city passenger rail transportation system. so triage for the bmb survivors was rapid. Due to uncertainty about additional attacks.wsj.  Security was increased at many institutions around the world. 428 The police performed a controlled explosion on at least one of them. The general public has not yet been told where they were found.com/2013/04/15/breaking-news-explosion-at-boston-marathon-finish-line/ http://www.nationalterroralert.com/news/chi-boston-marathon-explosion-20130415.hlntv. as reported via Wikipedia. in the Boston area.chicagotribune. so whatever the attacker’s motives. news accounts have widely different depictions of the scale of the blasts. In time. The Boston Marathon attracts world wide contestants from all walks of life.426 and 10-20 seconds apart. 1-3 hours after the front runners had crossed the finish line. we will get a better story.

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

you may call 617-343-1373. Official sources day-8 Apr-22 (3 Apr 22 B) I do not check all major sources every day: official.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . or other stories I am following. Some official info is going straight into the time line. Wikipedia. TV news. Boston media. Thus expect me to occasionally skip a day or two of a particular source type. both of which can distract my time. Google news. rather than being placed here.scribd. 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. Counseling: Anyone needing support can call the Mayor's Healthline at 617-5345050 to be connected to a counselor on-call 9AM-5PM. Submit info to FBI website. local news papers. I also have a day job.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. or compromise a court case. and sometimes there are national security reasons for censorship. Boston Incidents (Police Updated 4/22 8:25AM) This data is from the Boston Police site. and a life. Blogosphere. enter Dartmouth Street entrance).gov/POLICE/ 98 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.cityofboston. Submit info via email: Boston@ic. Official sources Apr-29 (3 May 05) This data is from the Boston Police site438 which was last updated by the police April-29. Rather I try to visit some regularly.98 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM some info where they think it might help suspects not yet caught. other search engine news. TIPS for Investigation: Call 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324) & choose prompt #3. Copley Central Branch at 700 Boylston (Washington Room. from time to time. I do not do so for this.gov. foreign media.cityofboston. you may call 617-534-5050. about noon: Boston Incidents (Police Updated 4/29 12:45PM)      Business & Resident Resource Center: Located at Boston Public Library.gov/POLICE/ http://www.fbi.

gov. NM.  201304022 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. 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. CO. Submit info via email: Boston@ic.m.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. 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.scribd. 2:50 p. TIPS for Investigation: Call 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324) & choose prompt #3.pdf Significant Events: • West Fertilizer Plant Explosion – West. April 15. Submit info to FBI website. regarding FEMA info about major incidents in America. EDT. AZ Earthquake Activity: No significant U.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. 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. 2013 attached. April 22. CA.S activity.fbi. Residents With Questions: Call the Mayor's Hotline at 617-635-4500. M 6.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Monday.

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

Official sources day-5 Apr-19 (3 Apr 19) Boston Incidents (Police Updated 4/19 2:35PM)  MBTA: Service (including bus. 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 6.101 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. MA • West Fertilizer Plant Explosion – West. EDT • FBI identified two suspects involved with this bombing • “Suspect #1” was shot/killed by law enforcement during a fire fight early morning April 19 ▲ “Suspect #2 was apprehended alive by police the evening of April 19 • 3 confirmed fatalities. assisted by Boston JTTF.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 2:50 p. 2013 • Two explosions occurred near the finish line at approx. and commuter rail) is suspended until further notice. President approved Emergency Declaration FEMA-3362-EM • The FBI. See www.m. day shift only.scribd. is serving as lead Federal agency • FEMA Region I remains partially activated to Level III.com for updates. 176 injured/hospitalized ▲ Following gunfight on April 18. train. 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. 101 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.6 – China Declaration Activity: • Major Disaster Declaration – MA • Emergency Declaration – TX Boston Marathon Explosions April 15. return home. If you are at an MBTA station please do not congregate there.mbta.

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

day shift only Fertilizer Plant Explosion – West. TX 103 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. 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. assisted by Boston JTTF. 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. Emergency declaration. 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. Earthquake Activity: M 7. Russia April 15.S. MA West Fertilizer Plant Explosion – West.scribd.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . in Indiana-Illinois area. Mid-Atlantic into Florida Flash flooding possible. asking the general public for help in identifying them. Significant Events: Severe Weather/Flooding – Midwest Boston Marathon Explosions – Boston. I copy paste particulars of greatest interest to me. • Two explosions occurred near the finish line of Boston Marathon • 3 confirmed fatalities.2 – Kuril’sk. 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.Middle Mississippi Valley Red Flag Warnings: CA & TX. 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 17.103   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. Rain / high elevation snow – Pacific Northwest into Great Basin Heavy rainfall & risk of severe thunderstorms – Northeast.

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.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . H7N9 Avian Influenza A – China April 18. produce and prepare vaccine components ▲ Clinical investigational: Lots of vaccine may be available in 6-8 weeks for evaluation by NIH and vaccine manufactures ▲ CDC is conducting in vitro and animal antiviral testing of these products with H7N9 virus samples Official sources day-4 Apr-18 (3 Apr 18) FEMA on Massachusetts Explosion April 18.04 am) 440 News Releases April 18.gov/disaster/3362 http://content. 2013 Federal Aid Programs for Emergency Declaration for Commonwealth of Massachusetts Related Links Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency Massachusetts Office of the Governor Main Content State/Tribal Government: Massachusetts 440 http://www. 2013 President Declares Emergency for Massachusetts April 18. 2013: • 87 (+49) confirmed human cases across 6 provinces • 17 (+7) fatalities • 4 clusters of possible. 13 were negative. 2013 (1.com/bulletins/gd/USDHSFEMA-76f487 104 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.govdelivery.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. FDA and other vaccine manufacturers to develop.scribd.fema. limited human-to-human transmission • 15 (+1) US residents with respiratory illness who recently traveled to China were tested.


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

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

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

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

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

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



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

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

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

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

Federal Response . storm front.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. monitoring only) in response to Explosions. There have been multiple press briefings & statements by:    Local/state/federal authorities Medical facilities Political leaders I have seen some of them. After 9/11.000 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. so American leadership.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . or in helping with their future reelection. in some locations.FEMA: ▲ Region I RRCC transitioned to Level III (Virtual RRCC continues) • LNOs deployed to MA EOC ▲ Region I IMAT returned to Portsmouth. 112 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.m. TN EOC remains activated at Level IV (Localized Emergency/Enhanced. than in understanding what the hell happened. has learned something since 9/11. Indianapolis Fairgrounds.scribd. so I am organizing that via a separate chapter from news media sources. New Hampshire JFO ▲ US&R MA-TF1 available for deployment.m. Official sources day two (3 Apr 16) I consider information from the authorities to have a different level of reliability than information from the news media. 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. by no means all. and some other disasters. 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. and trained in how to deal with a crisis. 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. it is pretty obvious that the authorities are competent. the authorities were more interested in calming the public. In this disaster.

bad weather any of those places. some gravely. These vital downtown Boston scenes are not accessible to normal traffic. (c) There will be heightened vigilance for everyone the next day. with any speculation. then from Mayor to multiples. There are many people we are talking to. I saw at one of the press briefings that: (a) Busses are moving runners from where they ended up when the race was halted. We are in the very early stages of the investigation. April 16.30 am. 2013  201304016 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. (b) National Guard is securing the cordoned off crime scenes around where the bomb blasts occurred.S. (d) Government leadership appreciates the many stories they have heard about extraordinary kindnesses extended by Boston residents to the runners. (e) Both Civilians and First Responders rushed to help victims.pdf Below I am copy-pasting content of this report. and where suspected secondary devices were found.113 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Data from hospitals is higher than data from police. and the flow of info. including the Mayor’s office. which are active and very fluid. yet.g. at the hotels) can get essential access.scribd. living in Evansville Indiana (SW corner of the state). I suspect it is a matter of priorities. FEMA April 16 info (3 Apr 16) FEMA comes out with a daily report each morning around 8. with sites in East Central Illinois. (g) There are no suspects. includ ing police. The authorities do not want to add to the misinformation. of interest to me. 113 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. or anywhere in between. can disrupt the network. and North Central Indiana.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . (h) Police are now on 12 hour shifts. to a support center to help them reunite with their families near the finish line. Significant Events: • Explosions – Boston. where it goes from hospitals to multiple locations. (i) Many questions cannot be answered yet. and the computer operations dependent upon it. They cannot comment on specifics. We need to work out how local residents & workers (e. (f) Over 100 injured. Here is their report the morning after the Boston Bombings: FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Tuesday. or data from the investigations so far. immediately after the bomb blasts. but having a day job with a company network which stretches north to Chicago area. (j) Prayers and Thoughts with the victims of all this. MA • Midwest Spring Flood Season ‘13 – Monitoring Significant Weather: • Winter weather – Western U.

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

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

for six months. and second. via Twitter. in reality.lawfareblog. NBC New York’s report to the effect that Tamerlan Tsarnaev traveled to Russia last year. In the piece. via New York City. a live blog account of events surrounding the manhunt L.” Graham went on.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . along with explanations of why this may not be legally possible—and why Miranda might not be such a problem.” ”The last thing we may want to do. father of the two bombing suspects and a resident of Dagestan. too. of American citizenship. Tamerlan. and that both Tamerlan and Dzhokhar remain Russian citizens.] Reason magazine connects two Lawfare-relevant dots: one.) The account apparently includes links to videos by a radical Islamists. 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. [In Russian but translatable via Google.scribd. and killed this morning during a shootout with Boston police. that he spoke to the elder. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s reported acquisition. Ruslan Tsarni Eli Lake’s Daily Beast article regarding a Youtube account belonging to one Tamerlan Tsarnaev.’” The Wall Street Journal Law Blog has this item on Graham’s comments. a Russian newspaper. Izvestia.116 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM News Links. to hold the Boston bombing suspect as an “enemy combatant for intelligence gathering purposes. has this interview with Anzor Tsarnaev. Anzor says that his sons were framed. just after the bombing. 456 http://www. Senator Lindsey Graham’s call. that Tamerlan was happily married to an American woman before his death.A. (A person by that name was suspected of involvement in the bombings. “is [sic] read Boston suspect Miranda Rights telling him to ‘remain silent. last September. According to the piece.com/2013/04/good-twitter-sources-on-the-ongoing-boston-marathon-bombingmanhunt/ 116 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Slate has an English-language summary here. 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. Slate also has coverage on the Youtube account. copied from Lawfare:                    New York Times main story New York Times Lede Blog. 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 .lawfareblog. showing us what is going on “live” is obviously misrepresented “taped.0.chicagotribune.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.641755.uk/news/world-22161572 460 http://live.scribd.breakingnews. Media sources Apr-16 day-2 (3 Apr 18) Here is where I got new info on April 16.” For example. and where more info.baynews9.com/Event/Live_blog_Explosion_in_Copley_Square 461 http://www. not properly labeled as such.             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. some TV news showing what the anchor said was happening “right now” and it was broad daylight in Boston (one time zone away). Some TV news media. so this was obviously a rerun of earlier news.457 Media sources Apr-17 day-3 (3 Apr 20) April-17 sources for me included:  BIT  CNN  Fox  MSNBC Also see footnotes citing sources.html 459 http://www.co.com/news/chi-boston-marathon-explosion-20130415.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/4/15/ boston_marathon_expl.com/item/ahZzfmJyZWFraW5nbmV3cy13d3ctaHJkcg0LEgRTZWVkGM6qvQ 4M/2013/04/15/boston-hospitals-report-more-than-100-being-treated-after-marathon-exp 462 http://www.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article.bbc. I watched (from my SW Indiana location) during the wee hours.story 463 150 photos by Aaron "tango" Tang via Flicker 117 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com/2013/04/todays-headlines-and-commentary-406/ http://www.boston.

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

com/ 484 http://www.com/topic/3866dc7c-a99b-426d-84bc-84fd84d819d2/boston-marathon-explosions/ http://www.scribd.660news.reuters.com/article/2013/04/16/us-usa-explosions-boston-idUSBRE93F06T20130416 476 http://www.washingtonpost.com/article/2013/04/16/us-usa-explosions-boston-hospitalidUSBRE93F04O20130416 http://www.org/wiki/Boston_bombing 481 http://wqad.bostonglobe.com/2013/04/16/investigators-seek-suspects-motive-in-boston-bombings-thatkilled-3/ 483 http://www.com/blogs/early-lead/wp/2013/04/15/explosions-at-boston-marathon-finishline/#liveblog-entry-11444 119 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com/2013/04/16/device-at-boston-marathon-was-in-metal-pressure-cooker/ 482 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.emergencyemail.html 479 http://www.com/story/news/2013/04/16/obama-boston-marathon-bombing-remarks/2087565/ 478 http://www.asp?a=830&z=1&ref=fem 477 http://www.usatoday.com/article/2013/04/15/live-blog-boston-marathon-explosions 485 http://www.com/story/21988574/boston-bombing-timeline 480 https://en.whbf.usatoday.hlntv.org/newsemergency/anmviewer.usatoday.com/ 486 http://www.com/content/live-updates-boston-marathon-explosions/1641943.voanews.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .nationalterroralert.com/story/news/nation/2013/04/15/explosions-finish-line-boston-marathon/2085193/ http://www.reuters.wikipedia.

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

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

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

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

explaining series of crises.scribd. people who seek redress of their grievances through a broken international law court system. and shared in upload of version 0.124 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM of these notes495 to Scribd Critical Infrastructure collection. due to pipeline infrastructure falling apart.1 3 Apr 16 = info found.  Reasons why the USA is angering a lot of people all over the world.scribd.com/doc/136251735/President-Obama-Boston-marathon Proclamation to fly the flag at half staff thru April-20. Chapter header parentheses (3 Apr 16)     3 Apr 15 = info found 2013 April 15. or updated 2013 April 16.496 and to CollectionDisasters on Google.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac http://www.scribd. Y MMM DD then letter B = info found that day. not via war. I know that they are far from complete in multiple areas. but I have managed to get distracted by life. There are also footnotes in brackets from the copies of the e-mails I sent the FBI.scribd. other topics.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .scribd. so that while I have added lots of info since prior sharings of my notes. I left it in here. 124 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. I also added some uploads from other people about the Boston Marathon 2013 Bombing. AFTER share-A of a version Y MMM DD then letter C = info found that day.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. 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.  Solution Ideas = collection of proposed solutions to random problems. work. There has continued to be an outpouring of info about the topic. AFTER share-B of a version. Other content in my Scribd Critical Infrastructure collection497 includes:  Economy disaster.  Weather Science in Haiti.com/collections/4108500/Critical-Infrastructure 497 http://www. how come?  Epidemic of USA gas explosions. because it is too soon to know if there is a relationship between:  Reasons given for the Boston Bomber attacks.

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

Approx 1 week anniversary. and there’s also other developments.  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)  1.31 uploaded late nite May-11. Version 1.scribd.com/doc/117284229/School-Scandals-and-Abductions http://www.500 because I am getting a lot more info on the Ohio Cleveland Kidnap story. I also expect in near future to upload another revision of Solution Ideas. notice new chapters sections:  Extend Common Carrier. and recent advances in computer technology. Apr 22 = what I added to in wee hours. Apr 22-C = what I added to this afternoon. Boston plans for re-opening impact zone.scribd. Apr 22-B = what I added to this morning.  Improving Technology to Improve Justice.126 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM I have fallen behind in digesting news on the Boston Bombing. between Boston Bombings. 59K reads collectively of all that I have uploaded = 53 documents. At end of chapter headings is vintage how recently I updated them. In the next edition. to improve the Amber Alert response to abducted children.8 Meg Doc. School Children Abductions. Apr 21 = what I added to yesterday.  Improve Info for Investigations – importance of authorities having a better understanding about Crime Enablers and Dirty Data. I believe we can learn from the Boston Bombing aftermath (sharing videos with FBI). and so I am writing that up in my School Children notes. and other modern day crises. http://www. and day job responsibilities.  Scribd shows 10k reads of all prior versions of this doc (it was ½ k as of prior version). Bombing victims all will recover.501 because once again I am seeing parallels in missed opportunities. Smoking Gun evidence. I expect in the near future to be uploading another revision of School Children Abduction Scandals. latest additions:      500 501 What culprit charged with.scribd.com/doc/119857289/Solution-Ideas 126 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Cyber Crime Epidemic. thanks to distractions with real life. to improve Internet civil liberties. Car Jack victim story. where some simple revisions in our infrastructure should provide massive mitigation across the board.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .

1 meg Doc.9 uploaded just after 10 am my time (11 am EDT) Apr 20 or 116 hours after bombing: 83 pages. More known about suspects. 1. Approx 15% increase vs. 335-337 Scribd reads during my replacing latest version.1 uploaded approx 2 am my time (3 am EDT) Apr 22 or I have messed up with my arithmetic. morning version. adjusted tags to include relevant geography and other info about the brothers Grimm.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 127 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. so 20 me.scribd. earlier in day.2 uploaded approx 2 pm my time (3 am EDT) Apr 22 (close to the moment of silence). and uploaded latest revision.1: 92 pages. or 98 hours after bombing: 68 pages.8 to 0.9 to 1. 342 others.1 got 41 reads in 7 hours or about 6 an hour rate. Marginal increase vs. so 14 me. so 16 me. 626k PDF. Scribd had 314-316 reads as I adjusted description. and 3 pm to 3 am is 12 hours. 467k PDF.3 Meg Doc.28 Meg Doc. prior day version. 23 me. about 1 an hour. 1. Version 1. about 3 reads an hour. Approx 10% increase vs. 436=>439 Scribd reads as I replaced version. Conspiracy Theories. 398 footnotes (365+33). 1.6 to 0. version. 668k PDF. Version 0. 321 other people.8 having 19 in 4 hours or 5 an hour. overnite. 419 (386+33) footnotes. 363 footnotes (330+33). 451 others. in early evening. overall 3 an hour.2 got 35 reads in 12 hours or about 3 an hour. Version 0. 375 others. from earlier shares. or it may just be time of day. earlier in evening version. which is an increase to 3 an hour rate. 602k PDF. 1.7 had 23 reads in 18 hours. 23 me. Version 1. Approx 5% increase vs. 1. Perfect Crime explained vs. Approx 5% increase vs.0 to 1.4 meg Doc. TOC almost 3 pages. 302 other people. 416 others. wee hours version. 320 footnotes (287+33). 2 ½ pages TOC.5 Meg Doc. 1. V 1.127     Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Lots additions to Time Line.0 uploaded approx 7 pm my time (8 pm EDT) Apr 21 or 125 hours after bombing: 88 pages. 474 Scribd reads before and after I replaced version.9 getting 21 reads in 14 hours = 1 ½ an hour. Version 0. so it is now 156 hours since the bombing … let’s quit tracking this data point. Version 1.0 got 33 reads in 9 hours. 503k PDF.7 to 0.8 upload just before 8 pm my time (9 pm EDT) Apr 19 “B” or 102 hours after bombing: 72 pages. 296 footnotes (263+33). 15-16 17 18 19 20 21 is 6 days @ 24 hours. prior day version. Approx 10% increase vs. And other topics. 101 pages. so 18 me. V0. 358-360 Scribd reads as I replaced version. 569 PDF. 393-395 Scribd reads as I replaced version. approx 3 reads an hour overall. climbing again.7 upload just after 4 pm my time (5 pm EDT) Apr 18. 946k Doc. 444 (411+33) footnotes. with V 0.1 to 1. and from V 0. with from V 0. TOC is now 2 pages.

about 1 an hour. in the evening. 163 footnotes (136+27). Five have been me. which I believe is a count of how many people have looked at it in the 19 hours it was there so far. 279 other people. 831k Doc.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .4 to 0.6 had 11 reads in 6 hours.4 had 73 reads in 24 hours.3 to 0. 268 other people. TOC just over 1 page. 253 after both upload and adjust description. 315k PDF. 81k PDF. 225 footnotes (198+27). Version 0. 412k Doc. or 32 hours after the bombing = 40 pages. Version 0. Scribd had 289-291 reads. That’s an average of approx 5 an hour overall. 249k PDF. so 10 reads my total. Two are mine.502 I see 124 reads. prior day version. or approx 10 an hour.3 uploaded almost midnite my time April-16 evening. 267 footnotes (234+33). so 8 reads total by me. 202 footnotes (175+27). 535k Doc. Scribd had 250 reads before I uploaded this new edition. V 0. about 2 an hour. maybe 3 an hour overall. Version 0. 385k PDF. prior day version. Approx 200% increase vs.2.5 had 23 reads in 18 hours. Marginal increase vs. the count was 177 reads of this at Scribd. TOC almost 2 pages. just after 3 pm my time = 31 pages. V 0. Scribd had 276-278 reads. 54 footnotes (30+24). from time of each upload so far. 255 footnotes (222+33). V 0. Approx 30% increase vs. so that’s 172 reads by other people.3 had 48 reads in 13 hours.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac 128 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.5 upload approx 4 pm my time (5 pm EDT) Apr 18. 389k PDF. 245 by other people.scribd.4 upload almost midnite my time April-17 evening. or 80 hours after bombing: 61 pages. Between uploading version 0. Approx 20% increase vs.128 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Version 0.2 uploaded approx 25 hours after the bombing. earlier in day. or about 4 an hour. prior day version.5 to 0. 192k PDF. version. or 56 hours after bombing: 48 pages. 502 http://www. 137k Doc.scribd. I had found out about it about 1 hour after it happened. so 12 me.2 to 0. or 74 hours after bombing: 58 pages. maybe 4 an hour overall. Version 0. 786k Doc. 643k Doc.6 upload 11 pm my time (midnite EDT) Apr 18. V 0. of these research notes on Scribd. prior day version.1 launch approx 6 hours after the bombing = 9 pages. there had been 122 reads. Version 0. Approx 20% increase vs. approx 5 an hour overall.1 and 0. 9 TOC. or about 3 an hour. After uploading this.

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