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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

nbcnews.scribd.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .57 DesLauriers.16 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Davis. Dr Sanjay = CNN Chief Medical Correspondent … I trust him on medical matters. as Boston Marathon Bomber suspect. Key Names K+ (3 May 05) Kadyrbayev.” What Kadyrbayev and other friends do about this.yahoo. Richard = Special agent in charge of the Boston FBI field office. Ramzan = President of the Russian Republic of Chechnya. Kadyrov. Dias -.59 57 http://news. Deveau. Deschanel.com/blogs/worldviews/wp/2013/04/19/chechen-president-on-bostonsuspects-seek-the-roots-of-this-evil-in-america/ 16 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com/_news/2013/04/19/17817173-one-boston-marathon-suspect-killed-secondsuspect-his-brother-on-loose-after-firefight?lite 59 http://www. ultimately leads to them getting arrested. Ed = Boston Police Commissioner. See time line entries May-1 back to April-17.a friend of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev since the two enrolled together at the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth the same time in Fall 2011.58 Gupta.com/blogs/sideshow/zooey-deschanel-boston-marathon-bombing-suspect-fail202412271. Dzhokhar texts Kadyrbayev "Come to my room and take whatever you want. Edward = Watertown Police Chief.html 58 http://usnews.washingtonpost. Zooey = falsely identified by Fox. far more than I trust the mob of talking heads on TV who have no medical credentials. from which the Tsarnaev suspects came.

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

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

yahoo. “He woke up under so much drugs. he said.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 19 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Chris Bauman. on April 15.78 What the news media reports of their ancestry. Tsarni. A man wearing a cap.77 Tsarnaev brothers came to America several years ago and were living in the Boston area. his brother said.scribd. Tsarnaev brothers (3 Apr 22) Wikipedia has a write-up on the Tsarnaev brothers.wikipedia. Ruslan is an uncle to the Tsarnaev brothers. tearing Jeff’s legs apart. 27.html 76 http://www. Jeff Bauman gave the FBI a description of the man he saw. and dropped a bag at his feet. Bauman’s information helped in vestigators narrow down whom to look for in hours of video of the attack.m. A picture of him in a wheelchair.com/news/2013-04-19/boston-bombing-victim-in-iconic-photo-helped-identifyattackers. saw the guy. sunglasses and a black jacket over a hooded sweatshirt looked at Jeff.html 75 http://news.html 77 https://en. said in an interview.com/metro/2013/04/18/mit-police-officer-hit-gunfire-cambridge-policedispatcher-says/4UeCClOVeLr8PHLvDa99zK/story.bloomberg. his brother.75 Bauman witness (3 Apr 20) Just before 3 p.’ While still in intensive care. was broadcast around the world as he was rushed to Boston Medical Center.bostonglobe. merges with what we already know 74 http://www. He had a falling out with Tamerlan in 2009.com/bombing-suspect-uncle-had-falling-over-islam-162246172. He lost both legs below the knee.76 Two and a half minutes later. bloodied and ashen. Tsarni said he then contacted a family friend who told him Tsarnaev had been influenced by a recent convert to Islam. looked right at me. Jeff Bauman was waiting among the crowd for his girlfriend to cross the finish line at the Boston Marathon. the bag exploded.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. asked for a paper and pen and wrote. ‘bag. when in a phone conversation Tamerlan said that he had chosen "God's business" over work or school.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .

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

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

April 16.pdf Statement by President Obama. April 16.scribd. morning after the Boston Bombings. 2013 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Tuesday.pdf See chapter “Official sources day two” where I have extracted relevant details.m. 2013. 2013 Remarks by Boston Special Agent in Charge. April 18.94  201304018 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. April 15.” 92 22 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. 2013 Here is FEMA report three days after the Boston Bombings.) Statement by Attorney General Holder. http://www. 2013 (1.45 pm Apr-19. until his capture just before 8.22  Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 201304019 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830.97 Do not approach him. http://www. 2013 President Obama. April 16. of whom Boston authorities were hunting. Remarks by Boston Special Agent in Charge. April 17.” 96 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 16 info.pdf Boston Special Agent in Charge.pdf FEMA on Massachusetts Explosion April 18. 2013. 2013 Picture of final suspect (3 Apr 20) Here is a picture from the FBI. 2013. 2013 (p.scribd.” My notes on this will be in the next edition shared of my US epidemic of critical infrastructure explosions. He is 91 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 19 info.m.) Statement by President Obama. April 16. 2013 (a. with lots of relevant info.” 94 My notes on this will be in the next edition shared of my US epidemic of critical infrastructure explosions. April 16. April 18.scribd.com/doc/114094060/Indy-Boom 93 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 18 info. with info relevant to the Boston Bombings. with info on Boston Bombings.96  201304016 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Thursday.95  201304017 FEMA Daily Ops Briefing_0830. April 18.93 Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion.04 am) FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Wednesday.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .com/doc/114094060/Indy-Boom 95 I extracted relevant details in “FEMA April 17 info.

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

fbi.gov/ anyone with any information.reuters.gov  FBI Tip Line: 1-800-CALL-FBI  FBI Website to report tips:  https://bostonmarathontips. like it may be related to people who were planning something like this. look suspicious. where the people movements appear they are carrying something of sufficient mass to have been the bombs. where some people. photos or video please call 1-800-225-5324. April 16. just like after 9/11 when they had to throw away millions of tips. My communication bounced. because they could not handle the volume. 5.fbi.30 pm I tried to send some tips to the authorities = links to 200 Boston pictures.com/news_opinion/local_coverage/2013/04/teen_stunned_at_portrayal_as_mass_bombi ng_suspect 24 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com/article/2013/04/16/us-usa-explosions-boston-idUSBRE93F06T20130416 http://usnews.  Anyone who heard or saw anything. in the video now in retrospect. Some such people may be totally innocent.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. before they went off.24  Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Task Force Tip Lines (for people with useful clues for authorities): POLICE ASK FOR ANY INFORMATION 1 800-494-TIPS   617-223-6610 617-223-6612  Boston@ci. Boston Suspect Photo & Video Situation Page Link  The FBI now knows how large the bombs were. other than what is being blasted all over the news media. I suspect they are overloaded.  Info about the attacks. 100 http://www. #3. Examples of Tips.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .101 Although the FBI has exonerated them. how heavy.scribd. before or after the bombing. because of many web sites targeting them.nbcnews.  Video taken. which can help the investigation:100  Video taken of the areas where the bombs went off.  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. so suspects include ANYONE carrying a backpack.

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

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

The statutory charges authorize a penalty.fbi.blogs. 115 Apr 22 – Medical Updates (3 Apr 24) Doctors say all of the over 180 people wounded in the bombing are expected to recover.27   Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 5.com/Police-Fire/2013/04/22/Boston-mourns-as-police-say-suspects-actedalone.  At least 14 people lost all or part of a limb.118 On Apr-23 we learn he is in fair condition. Richard Donohue Jr. where he was formally charged with some crimes.com/news/local/massachusetts/2013/04/22/doctors-all-boston-bomb-patients-likelylive/HG1KNo9XMIZI4eGmsDtmgO/story.cityofboston. of death or imprisonment for life or any term of years.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .html?_r=0 27 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. 114 That will be followed by the ringing of bells across Boston and the commonwealth.113 2. 112 Here is the city’s five step plan to repair the damage to a major thoroughfare in the Back Bay neighborhood.119 Apr 22 – Suspect Charged (3 Apr 22 C) There was a court hearing in the suspect’s hospital room.fbi.scribd.116  51 people remained hospitalized.com/interactive/2013/04/22/us/tsarnaev-complaint. has begun breathing on his own.gov/boston/press-releases/2013/update-on-condition-of-dzhokhar-tsarnaev-1 119 https://www. although for some it will be a long time.50 pm EDT is one week after the bombings.blogs.gov/news/updates-on-investigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston 113 http://www.toledoblade.nytimes.aspx?id=6091 114 http://ow.gov/boston/press-releases/2013/suspect-in-boston-marathon-attack-charged-with-usinga-weapon-of-mass-destruction https://www.  3 of them lost more than one.  3 of them in critical condition and  5 listed as serious..nytimes.gov/boston/press-releases/2013/update-on-condition-of-dzhokhar-tsarnaev-2 120 https://www.gov/news/Default.blogs.html http://thelede.nytimes.ly/i/1Wlji 115 http://www. ball bearings etc. 112 http://thelede. and the Governor of Massachusetts. the FBI turned over the crime scene to the city of Boston. upon conviction.boston.) resulting in the death of three people and injuries to more than 200 people.html 116 http://www. 117 According to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.com/2013/04/22/updates-in-the-aftermath-of-the-boston-marathonbombing/?google_editors_picks=true 117 http://thelede.120  Using and conspiring to use weapon of mass destruction (bomb with nails.nytimes.com/2013/04/22/updates-in-the-aftermath-of-the-boston-marathonbombing/?google_editors_picks=true https://www.com/2013/04/22/updates-in-the-aftermath-of-the-boston-marathonbombing/?google_editors_picks=true 118 https://www. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev remains in serious condition.fbi. A moment of silence has been requested by the Mayor of Boston.fbi. the transit police officer wounded during a gunfight with the suspects Apr 19.11 pm EDT.

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

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

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

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

2. information is available at the City’s web site: www. in Watertown.cityofboston. Once we have established that these important public safety issues are resolved. We will be taking steps to secure the public safety. 7 pm: Shots reportedly fired at 67 Franklin St. construction.scribd. citing public safety concerns.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . the City will move quickly to ensure that the area is safe for residents and businesses to return. and begin lining up their services. we will then provide a staggered schedule for limited access for inspectors and business owners to survey their property to ascertain readiness to reopen. Please monitor the news closely for updates on when the crime scene is released. and for residents to return to their homes. of Cambridge was apprehended in Watertown. board-up services.com/blogs/lookout/boston-bombing-suspect-arrest-presents-intelligence-opportunitylegal-183858408. Apr 19 Fri Suspect Captured (3 Apr 22 C) 2013 Apr 19 Friday Immediately after Dzhokhar’s capture.xml 32 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. had a boat in their  142 http://news. 19. Ensuring that streets and sidewalks are clean of equipment and debris and are safe for pedestrians. We thank you for your patience as we rebuild together. Dzhokhar A.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/story. Consider the types of services you may need from outside contractors. Ensuring that all buildings are structurally sound.32 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM As soon as we receive clearance from the FBI.bostonglobe. 2.html 144 http://www. What you can do right now: 1.com/Event/Live_blog_Explosion_in_Copley_Square http://www. so that we can have the best information to reach you quickly. 3. Tsarnaev.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe. suspected of being responsible for the Boston Marathon Bombings.bostonglobe. the City will have some lists available. In addition. federal prosecutors stirred controversy in legal circles by refusing to grant Dzhokhar his Miranda rights against self-incrimination.html 143 http://live. who had left their home after the curfew was lifted.yahoo. provision delivery. etc. for example.143 He is one of two brothers.144 One of the people. If you need help securing reliable vendors. trash removal. Please take a moment to register by calling 617 635-4500.142  Shortly before 8. lasting nearly two hours.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main. after a standoff with the police.boston.45 pm. including: 1.gov and on Twitter @NotifyBoston.

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

159 19-year-old Dzhokar Tsarnaev drives off amid more gunfire. He drives two or three streets away. the suspects are in a gunfight with the police and throwing explosive devices at the police.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 34 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. for minor injuries suffered in the gunfight.xml 155 http://www. MBTA Transit Police Officer Richard H. But the car jacked victim's cell phone is still in the SUV.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.bostonglobe. 33.cnn. and traded gunfire with police for several minutes.153 7. One of the suspects was apprehended and later pronounced dead at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.bostonglobe.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.cnn. which they think was left behind by the enemy.34 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 7.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 157 http://www.156 So later the police back track the chase route.cnn.160 153 http://www.xml 156 http://www.50 am: The police detonate a suspicious looking device. in Cambridge. got out of the car.157 The brothers stopped near Dexter and Laurel streets.bostonglobe.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 160 http://www. then dumps the car and runs into the darkness.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main. Donohue Jr. 155 Apr 19 wee hours chases and battles (3 Apr 21) 1. in Boston. allowing police to determine the vehicle is in Watertown and eventually catch up to it.158 Fifteen police officers are treated at St.bostonglobe. at the intersection of Dexter and Laurel in Watertown.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main. During the chase. west to Watertown. was wounded. He was in stable condition Friday at Mount Auburn Hospital. according to hospital spokeswoman Jennifer Kovalich.xml 158 http://www.30 am: The police pursue the stolen SUV from Cambridge.html 159 http://www.15 am: Police surround what is thought to be the Tsarnaev residence at 410 Norfolk St.scribd..154 3.14 am: The police detonate a suspicious looking device at Charlesgate and Commonwealth Avenue.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/story. Massachusetts.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe.bostonglobe.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .xml 154 http://www.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.com/2013/04/19manhuntmap/main.20 am to 2.com/Page/Boston/20112020/WebGraphics/Metro/BostonGlobe. with officers in pursuit. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Brighton. seeking to deal with any unexploded ordinance. Not all of them detonate.

asp?a=2826&z=29 165 http://www.nationalterroralert. and that the policeman was found in it. Apr 18-19 Car jack victim story (3 Apr 22 C) A man is sitting in his car on a road in Cambridge when a man taps on the passenger-side window.com/2013/04/18/report-mit-officer-fatally-shot-in-cambridge-massexplosives-found/ 162 https://en. The driver rolls down the window. points 161 http://www.org/newsemergency/anmviewer.163 The suspects carjacked a silver Mercedes SUV in Cambridge and forced the owner to use his ATM card to obtain $800 in cash.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 164 http://www.wikipedia.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 166 http://usnews. Massachusetts.cnn.35 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Apr 18-19 nite – national TV news confusion (3 Apr 21) Here are lots of links to stories about the confrontations between the suspects and the police.wikipedia. dead.168 There was a battle between the police and the suspects in Watertown. They then released the man when the ATM cash limit was reached. they allegedly robbed a 7-eleven store in Cambridge.166 Later.167 In the wee hours. the suspects may be driving two cars. 165 Somewhere in the process.cnn. not yet clear if it was before or after the SUV car jacking.org/wiki/Boston_Marathon_bombings#MIT_shooting_and_Watertown_incident 163 http://www. and the man lets himself into the car. then one suspect. Police say the suspects threw explosives from the car at the police.scribd.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . police chase.162 According to the news media. ending in Water town.com/_news/2013/04/19/17817173-one-boston-marathon-suspect-killed-secondsuspect-his-brother-on-loose-after-firefight?lite 167 http://www. the suspects allegedly hijacked the policeman’s cruiser. multiple fire fights.cnn.org/wiki/Boston_Marathon_bombings#MIT_shooting_and_Watertown_incident 35 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. there was at least one car chase. which were chasing them.emergencyemail.161 On the campus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) there was a shooting incident where a police officer got killed. from MIT campus. We are later told that the suspects did NOT steal the cruiser. threatening it with explosives strapped to their chests. Tamerlan Tsarnaev. was apprehended by police and taken to Beth Israel hospital. police said some other suspects had done the 7-eleven crime.com/interactive/2013/04/us/boston-marathon-terrorattack/?iid=article_sidebar#explainer 168 https://en. Policed chased the vehicle to Watertown.nbcnews. then later in the evening carjacked an SUV. 164 At some point. thru car jacking. where he died from his injuries. where witnesses reported hearing explosions and automatic weapons fire.

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

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

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

Kadyrbayev's lawyer. 2013  5 p." ID'd the hat of Suspect 1 within minutes — even though they might not have gotten the FBI photos right the first time.186 2013 Apr 17 afternoon (3 May 04) Sometime on the afternoon of Wed April 17.30 pm: The folks at Reddit. Evening: Azamat Tazhayakov -. already back on the case in multiple threads on "/r/findbostonbombers.html 39 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. His friend's response includes "LOL" -. there have been a number of press reports based on information from unofficial sources that has been inaccurate.and other things Kadyrbayev said he interprets as jokes like.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. The two chat while Kadyrbayev smokes a cigarette.drives to Tsarnaev's dormitory room at Pine Dale Hall on the southern Massachusetts school's campus.cnn. saying "his first inkling came much later. Over the past day and a half.Internet slang meaning laughing or laugh out loud -. "You better not text me" and "Come to my room and take whatever you want.Kadyrbayev's roommate at a New Bedford apartment -later tells investigators that he's with Dzhokhar Tsarnaev at the apartment until about midnight. later disputes that assertion -. according to an FBI affidavit.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .scribd.cnn.187 Kadyrbayev notices that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has cut his hair short.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index.) April 17 Wed day-3 (3 May 04)  2."184 2013 Apr 18.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index. 2 days after the bombing: Dias Kadyrbayev -. Since these stories often have unintended consequences.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.html 186 http://www. he tells investigators as recounted in an FBI affidavit.m." Kadyrbayev texts Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to tell him he looks like one of the bombing suspects. no arrest has been made in connection with the Boston Marathon attack.cnn. 185  Approx 4.html http://www.theatlanticwire.com/national/2013/04/boston-bombing-suspects-investigation/64341/ 187 http://www. He texts his friend to come down to meet him. 184 185 http://www. Robert Stahl. the Internet sleuths could prove to be key in addition to the people of Boston. ET: The FBI releases pictures of two male suspects being sought in connection with the Boston Marathon bombings. then Tsarnaev goes back to his dorm room.50 pm The FBI says: Contrary to widespread reporting.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index. (It is not clear if Kadyrbayev was there at the time.a friend of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev since the two enrolled together at the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth the same time in fall 2011 -.

com/_news/2013/04/15/17767721-investigators-believe-boston-bombs-werepressure-cookers-hidden-in-backpacks-officials-say?lite 197 NYC = New York City 40 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.m.194 12.html 195 http://wqad.56 AP/CBS quote Ed Davis193 saying there were 176 casualties at hospitals.” 191 http://www. and the injured count is up to 183.gov/news/updates-on-investigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston/updates-oninvestigation-into-multiple-explosions-in-boston 189 http://www.40 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM we ask the media.m. At least 8 children were being treated at hospitals. 195 11:30 a.fbi. and both are called “live.asp?a=2817&z=48 190 The word “live” has become meaningless on TV news.04 noon W-QAD says Boston-area hospitals have discharged at least 51 of the at least 174 people wounded in Monday’s attack. 10 a.nbcnews. 176 injured.com/news/national/Boston-Marathon-bombings-Person-of-interests-apartmentsearched-203184581.12 pm USA Today says we are up to 170 injured. in NYC.html 192 http://www.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article. 17 critical.191 1.org/newsemergency/anmviewer. 189 1. to exercise caution and attempt to verify information through appropriate official channels before reporting. including some who had injuries described as “limb threatening. a suspect has been identified and arrested. according to a CNN tally.188 Press release 1. . when they show the exact same show.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . There have been vigils all over the Boston area on April-16 evening. NBC reports there were 103 patients from the blasts still being treated at six Boston hospitals. 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.198 188 https://www.usatoday. at least 17 of whom were critically injured.197 which was evacuated after authorities discovered a suspicious package in the terminal.20 am: CNN says injured total is up to 183. separated by a few hours. 2013  9 pm (8 pm my time) on Piers Morgan live.Boston officials update victims numbers to 3 dead.”196 10.30 am Officials say bomb squad investigators were called in to the central terminal of La Guardia International Airport.kmov.emergencyemail.190 we were told that the 3rd dead is a Chinese citizen.192 12.com/2013/04/16/device-at-boston-marathon-was-in-metal-pressure-cooker/ 196 http://usnews.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/4/15/ boston_marathon_expl. particularly at this early stage of the investigation.45 pm CNN says that thanks to 2 independent videos.   2013 April 16.baynews9. This turned out to be another bogus story.com/story/news/2013/04/16/obama-boston-marathon-bombing-remarks/2087565/ 193 Ed Davis = Boston Police Commissioner 194 http://www.scribd.

html 200 http://bostonherald. later to be identified as one of the bombers.” according to MSNBC was stuff I already knew from other sources.M. While they acted as if this news was “live”. Massachusetts.com/corner/345645/boston-marathon-updates-nro-staff 202 http://www.199 9:30 a. Congress had a moment of silence to honor the Boston victims. so I knew this had to be taped replay of some earlier broadcast. 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. about the Boston bombing. which was 3 am Eastern.201  10:32 P. photos or video to call 1800-225-5324. .202  10:20 p.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite 41 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Sometime on Monday.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/4/15/ boston_marathon_expl.Officials from Boston. "Voluminous" amount of tips have been received. tried to pick up his girl friend’s car. each of which contained BBs or ball bearings that functioned as shrapnel. outside hospitals etc. one of the young men. and news personnel on the scene.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article. even though it was not yet fixed. 2013 April 15  10:50 P.scribd. The morning after the bombing. — NBC says Police have confirmed two explosives.203 198 http://www.com/news_opinion/local_coverage/2013/04/mechanic_suspect_was_in_rush_for_car_d ay_after_bombing 201 http://www. #3.m. MSNBC gave a round-up of “what we now know”. but they had some small pieces of info not previously in my notes.com/corner/345645/boston-marathon-updates-nro-staff 203 http://usnews.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 200 Late nite Apr 15-16 (3 Apr 19 C) 2013 April 16.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2013/4/15/ boston_marathon_expl.FBI spokesperson Richard DesLauriers: "This remains a very active investigation" in multiple locations in and around Boston.nationalreview.baynews9. o Most of “what we now know. many of the pictures of people being interviewed. were daylight. 2013  2 am my time.m.html 199 http://www.nationalreview. CNN revises the number of injured up to 144.41   Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 9:45 a.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article.baynews9.m.nbcnews. ATF and FBI hold news conference. .M. announce: anyone with any information. CNN now reports that today’s bombing left at least 141 injured and three dead.

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

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

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

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

com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite 238 http://usnews.2-mile race. toward the Boston Marathon finish line. — Fifty-one elite women runners set off.242 9:17 a.html 242 http://usnews. It's about a block from the first explosion. site of second explosion.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite http://www.html 243 http://usnews.234 It does not appear from the info provided so far.mlive. Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are caught on camera turning onto Boylston Street. Wave two leaves.html 236 http://www.nbcnews.nbcnews.m. 25 seconds.236    Time Line prior to any known trouble (3 May 05) 2013 April 15        12:10 p.m.46 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM o Approximately 10 seconds later. 10 minutes.238 10:10 a.m.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . He still has his knapsack. 26 minutes.m.38 pm: roughly 11 minutes prior to the first blast.239 10:20 a.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index..240 10 a. — The elite men and other top male runners — a wave of 3.m.html http://www.html 241 http://usnews. — Kenyan Rita Jeptoo crosses the finish line as the women’s winn er.mlive.mlive. 2.html http://www. Tamerlan Tsarnaev in front of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. on their way to the finish line at Boston’s Copley Square. as there is with his brother Dzhokhar.41 pm approx: Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are seen on camera standing about a half-block from Forum restaurant.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013.cnn. His winning time was 2 hours.nbcnews. the thoroughfare where the finish line is located.m.m.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite 239 http://usnews.mlive.cnn.cnn.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index.scribd.000 — begin their race.com/news/bay-city/index. — The remainder of the field of about 24.000 runners leaves in two waves. an explosion occurs in the location where Dzhokhar Tsarnaev had placed his knapsack. that there is the same smoking gun video evidence of him planting a bomb.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite http://www.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013.233 2.com/news/bay-city/index.nbcnews.com/2013/04/22/us/criminal-complaint-boston-marathon/index. 22 seconds. 243 233 234 http://www.235 2.241 9:32 a. Her winning time was 2 hours.-10:40 a.com/2013/05/01/justice/boston-marathon-timeline/index. — Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia finishes to become the men’s winner.com/news/bay-city/index.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite http://www.42 pm approx: Tamerlan Tsarnaev begins walking toward the finish line again.cnn. — Fifty-three wheelchair competitors start the 26.html 235 http://www.237 11:58 a.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013.html 237 http://usnews.cnn.nbcnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/04/15/17767941-timeline-tragedy-at-the-boston-marathon?lite 46 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.m.html 240 http://www. wearing a knapsack on his back. The pair walks east.ssf/2013/04/boston_monday_april_15_2013.com/news/bay-city/index.

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

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

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

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

5+ military contractors had been hired to provide security for the Boston Marathon.yahoo. The Chechen Republic's president also used language indicating the suspects may be innocent. Allegedly frame-ups by the authorities are common place in Russia. within Maps section.wikipedia.com/could-why-chechens-think-tsarnaev-brothers-were-framed-230423819.naturalnews.com/bensmith/why-chechens-think-tsaraev-brothers-were-framed 51 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. and the brothers' aunt. The info below does not seem to agree. Let’s look at map of where Chechnya is relat ive to Kyrgyzstan and Dagesta.” 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.  They believe the FBI was monitoring the boys for the past 3 years.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 259 http://news. to what they think is happening in the USA. The parents of the boys. Their agents were carrying back packs very similar to those identified with the suspects. in a separate chapter. I had no idea the count was that high.buzzfeed.362 terrorist attacks in the United States between 1970 and 2011. Perhaps because of the above situation.260 257 258 http://www.yahoo. Biography known now about Suspects (3 Apr 22 C) Wikipedia has a write-up on the Tsarnaev brothers. It is normal after anyone is arrested.com/039977_The_Craft_Boston_marathon_private_military_contractors. for example.org/newsemergency/anmviewer. What does this data say about how the US should or could protect its citizens in these circumstances? UNQUOTE The history today article says there have been 2.257 They were checking for the kinds of indications associated with dirty bombs.com/could-why-chechens-think-tsarnaev-brothers-were-framed-230423819. Maret Tsarnaeva. have stated in interviews:259  They believe the boys have been framed. that they are 100% innocent.51 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM terrorists in the past 40-plus years.asp?a=2830&z=29 260 http://news.emergencyemail.scribd.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . and the evidence of their guilt not yet public.html http://www.258 The news media has been blasting that the boys were from Chechnya. The FBI denies this. so the Ethnic Chechens may be using what is a logical explanation in their part of the world.html http://www. for family and friends of the accused to claim they must be innocent.html https://en.

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

com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. Tsarnaev’s earlier outburst had come in November._ylt=AwrNUbJZVHRRZUEA3c7_wgt.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.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 2012: Tamerlan flies from NYC JFK airport to Moscow Russia. He attends naturalization ceremony at TD Banknorth Garden in Boston. injure almost 200.bostonglobe. ‘You are the hypocrite. Tamerlan “You are a kafir [an unbeliever].270 Before doing so. celebrating the birthday of this American hero.268 Jan 15.nytimes.com/russia-asked-fbi-investigate-boston-bomb-suspect-2011182116158.bostonglobe. 2012: Mother Zubeidat Tsarnaev is arrested for alleged shoplifting at Lord and Taylor’s in Boston.scribd.html 53 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.yahoo.269 The speaker was giving a sermon.bostonglobe.com/metro/2013/04/21/marathon-bombing-suspect-outbursts-had-disturbedcambridge-mosque-goers/LkZnWkXgaRZcMDUdE6V9jM/story.” 271 July 17.274 Jan 2012: Dzhokhar visits Dagestan.bostonglobe.bostonglobe.html. and was a hypocrite. at the Boston Marathon. This was the second time that he had made an unpopular outburst. 275 http://www. 2012: Tamerlan returns to USA.” and said he was contaminating people’s minds. 2013: Monday explosions.html. 273 http://www. The congregation then said.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.com/russia-asked-fbi-investigate-boston-bomb-suspect-2011182116158.com/2013/04/20/dzhokhar-tsarnaevs-jahar-twitter-account-promptsscrutiny/ 272 http://news.html 270 http://www.275 268 http://www. 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.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic._ylt=AwrNUbJZVHRRZUEA3c7_wgt. 2013: On Martin Luther King day. 2012: Dzhokhar (the younger brother) becomes a US citizen. which got him evicted from a religious gathering.blogs.’ The congregation shouted him out of the mosque.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.273 Jan 12.html 274 http://news. kill three. Sep 11. in which he compared Martin Luther King Jr to the prophet Mohammed.html 269 http://www.272 June 13.

com/story/22037136/feds-ask-to-interview-wife-of-suspected-bomber 282 http://news.nytimes.html 281 http://www.html 279 https://www. 278 2011 Summer.I. also asks Russia for more info. and wears the hijab. father Anzor Tsarnaev returned to Russia. Tsarni said he then contacted a family friend who told him Tsarnaev had been influenced by a recent convert to Islam.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. it can be tied to this earlier set of clues. US authorities get hundreds of inquiries like this every week.scribd. an uncle to the Tsarnaev brothers. the traditional Muslim headscarf. tells Russia. 281 2009: Ruslan Tsarni. after the Boston bombings. so that if anything else comes up in the future.html 54 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Russia asks the FBI and CIA for info on the Tsannaev family.54 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM 2011 Dzhokhar & Tamerlan into US academia (3 May 05) Fall 2011: Dzhokhar enrolls in University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.com/2013/05/03/us/Boston-bombing-suspects-planned-july-fourthattack. or clear evidence of a plan.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. 2011: Dzhokhar opens a Twitter account.276 Oct 25. had a falling out with Tamerlan. 2011: Dzhokhar (the younger brother now aged around 18) graduates from Cambridge Rindge & Latin School.bostonglobe. finds no problems.280 2010: Tamerlan Tsarnaev marries Katherine Russell.. and his mother.bostonglobe. had ties to extremists.”279 FBI investigates. They had met at a nightclub while in college. The Russians say they had info that Tamerlan Tsarnaev. The CIA investigation also finds no problems. their names are now on a watch list.yahoo. gets nothing until April 2013. Sep 2011: Tamerlan’s friend Brendan Mess is murdered in Waltham MA. asks for the info Russia allegedly has. According to a statement released April 2013 by the F. with the Boston Marathon bombing.282 276 http://www.bostonglobe.B.nytimes. does not get any.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .277 There are no obvious clues to indicate a motive.” The Russians said they had information that he had “changed drastically since 2010 as he prepared to leave the United States for travel to the country’s region to join unspecified underground groups.com/bombing-suspect-uncle-had-falling-over-islam-162246172.html 277 http://thelede.com/2013/04/20/dzhokhar-tsarnaevs-jahar-twitter-account-promptsscrutiny/ 278 http://www. when in a phone conversation Tamerlan said that he had chosen "God's business" over work or school. As a result. the Russians said that Tamerlan Tsarnaev “was a follower of radical Islam and a strong believer.. Katherine converted to Islam.blogs.html?pagewanted=2&_r=1 280 http://www.njherald.

286 Dzhokhar would have been around age 9 then.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.bostonglobe.bostonglobe. because such media are better qualified to understand the context. were then aged around 8 and 15.284 2003: Tamerlan and two sisters emigrate to U.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic. Sept 2001: America was radically changed.bostonglobe.287 Previously the boys had lived as children in Tokmok Kyrgyzstan. suspect in Boston Marathon bombings. mother and father emigrate to U. an autonomous. born in Kyrgyzstan. second suspect in Boston Marathon bombings.294 283 http://www. Boston News Media (3 Apr 19 B) We should remember to seek out news stories from news media close to the breaking news.S. Oct 1986: Tamerlan Tsarnaev. born in Kyrgyzstan. but I have yet to see a source where the boys actually traveled to Chechnya.html 284 https://en. than what passes for national news media.S.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 292 https://en.html 291 https://en.291 depending on which source we believe.wikipedia.293 The family may be ethnic Chechen. in Cambridge MA for three semesters.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.html 290 http://www.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 293 https://en. 2001: The Tsarnaev family moved to Makhachkala. 292 and their mother is a Muslim Dagistani.scribd. 2002: Dzhokhar.html 286 http://www.wikipedia.wikipedia.wikipedia.html 288 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 289 http://www. thanks to 9/11. and apply for refugee status (Exact location unknown). predominantly Muslim region of Russia. the family is granted permanent immigrant status in the USA.283 2002-2007 Tsarnaev family comes to America (3 Apr 22) March 2007.55 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. (Exact location unknown).html 287 http://www. July 1993: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.bostonglobe.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 55 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.285 Tamerlan would have been around age 17 then.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_and_Tamerlan_Tsarnaev 285 http://www.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.289 1991: The former Soviet Union ceased to exist.bostonglobe. Dagestan. Wikipedia has a list of news media based in Boston.288 The boys. who later became suspects in the Boston Bombings. The brothers’ father is a Muslim Chechan.290 or Dagestan.bostonglobe.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .com/metro/2013/04/20/second-marathon-suspect-captured-manhuntends/4ICVhfRArrGjgsiJnzJ2mM/igraphic.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

that is what in fact happened. we get not an explosion. coming to conclusions about suspects. 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.be 353 http://www.com/national/2013/04/what-is-false-flag-attack-boston-bombing/64260/ 70 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. assuming we are able to figure out how much came from ground level store. and are coming up with other explanations for apparent inconsistencies in the photos. and then got into the public domain.350 So the result looks like racial profiling.com/watch?v=cUVZwv4fnVc https://www. which overall often sound absurd. and people analyzing the photos don’t realize that. regarding malevolence of government leaders and officials. but an implosion. This defies my imagination how so many people can be in on a conspiracy. in support of the conspiracy theory that the bombing never happened.youtube. and people in all directions. how much from upper level windows.  When some bombs go off. There are people looking at photos. In this collection of photos.com/4chan-users-post-convincing-evidence-pointing-at-bombing-suspects/ 351 http://www. and they continue. 349 350 http://imgur.theatlanticwire. all the doctors were in on it. in which there are people who think there should be simple explanations for everything.scribd. It is more easy for me to believe that some of the shared photos have been photo-shopped. not explaining their analysis. I do not believe that was the case in Boston. all the media in on it.com/039926_Boston_marathon_bombing_terrorism.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. There have also been cases where the news media has removed gory details from photos before publishing them. 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 in both places.352 The Atlantic is inspired by the above to do an article explaining “False Flag Attacks. all the politicians in on it. A "controlled explosion" was under way on the same day as the marathon explosion. etc.70 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM who ran to the rescue of their fellow humans.youtube.com/watch?v=zq_1cyyGjb4&feature=youtu.”353 We live in a complex world.com/a/Nx8EU http://thenewsjunkie. When a window breaks.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . 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. different adjacent windows. that it is the same kind of government re-enactment that a particular mentality attributes to denial of 9/11 and 99% of the mass shootings. from the pictures. When they can’t get simple explanations.  There were some reports that there was broken glass inside the bombs. the glass goes in all directions.naturalnews. they then adopt simple theories impossible to prove except in their eyes using other simplistic claims. along with the nails and BB shells.

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

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

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

msnbc. and the claim that there was a bombing at the White House was a hoax.com/viewart/20130423/NEWS11/304230005/Hackers-send-fakeAssociated-Press-tweet-about-bogus-White-House-attack http://www.367 363 364 http://in. and the hacker sent out. We know there is enormous hacking going on of critical infrastructure companies. Here is Rachel Maddow blog:364 Links for her 4/23 evening show:365 Links regarding this one story:366 and there is more Here are some articles I found via Internet search … I have no idea which have any validity or reliability.scribd.” Thousands of people saw this. (a) If true. Obama injured. We know stock market trades come from company computer systems with flawed software.reuters. a third.com/article/2013/04/23/white-house-ap-tweet-sec-idINDEE93M0GC20130423 http://www.com/id/26315908/ 365 http://maddowblog. The Syrian Electronic Army claimed responsibility for the hack.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . under AP name: “White House bombed. I use TV news to tell me the headlines. except stay down? (b) Is anything else going on to trigger this? There is an SEC-FBI investigation which no doubt will answer that. forwarded the news.stocks had recovered all the ground last in the crash. eventually. I have some questions about this. 363 © Does this mean Pres Obama is much more popular than Republican polls would indicate? (d) Why was there no similar stock market response to the recent events in Boston? We know the stock market uses GPS.com/Official_SEA6/status/326746641451327488 74 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.74 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Apparently AP Twitter password got hacked via spear phishing. then I go seeking a second opinion. We know many of these companies no longer have employees who understand what the heck is going on.mydesert.latimes. I was just looking for more info from what I saw on TV.story https://twitter.com/_news/2013/04/23/17884281-links-for-the-423-trms 366 http://www. Stocks began an immediate surge higher and within three minutes the Flash Crash was over . which can be hacked.0.nbcnews. would stock market do same thing. Wikipedia on the 2010 Flash Crash. etc. 2 explosions. the stock market crashed.2302279.com/news/world/worldnow/la-fg-wn-fake-ap-tweet-hacks-syrian-electronicarmy-20130423. Within a few minutes AP announced that its Twitter account had been hacked. fourth.

wikipedia. landmark . What is a Flash Crash? http://www.html 370 http://www.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Congress will not be tempted to take this route unless a) it is desperate for revenue. advising ordinary working families how to save safely for retirement.html http://www.marketoracle.com/business/index.ssf/2013/04/hackers_compromise_ap_twitter.uk/Article40005. Any attack on a prominent U.html 368 75 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. If anything. He replied: The following are my opinions. There is another solution that Congress may some day be tempted to impose. would stock market do same thing. Boston put us on pins and needles.co.ssf/2013/04/how_did_a_fake_tweet_about_a_b.html confusion Huffington Post370 Don’t blame Twitter.would cause tremendous worry of another economic slowdown. The Dow fell 143 points.org/wiki/AP_Tweet_Flash_Crash_of_2013 Economic Populist368 The same flash crash hit all major US stock markets. David. used to work as a stock broker until he got disgusted with the shenanigans there. Al Mac = Alister William Macintyre My brother in law.huffingtonpost.S. Nothing has changed since the May 6.scribd.cleveland.and particularly if the president were injured .000 Dow points in 20 minutes.697 to 14. after the fake Twitter posting. Speculative activity has dried up 85% in Europe where such a tax is levied.com/2013/04/23/twitter-flash-crash_n_3141311.org/content/another-flash-crash-hits-wall-street 369 http://www. and moved to a new career. and bad recession. The problem is stock market instability. Another attack can send some people over an edge. and my answers to your questions: (a) If true.economicpopulist. or b) it is fed up with Flash Crashes. and which already is being legislated in Europe .a small tax on each buy and sell transaction on Wall Street. 2010 Flash Crash which wiped out over 1.com/business/index. https://en. and briefly sent the Dow Jones industrial average sharply lower.m.org/wiki/2010_Flash_Crash http://www.cleveland. except stay down? Yes 367 https://en. from 14. and then quickly recovered. things have gotten worse.554.75 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Nothing much yet in Wikipedia on today’s Flash Crash.wikipedia.particularly the White House . Cleveland Plain Dealer369 The false tweet went out shortly after 1 p.

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

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

and about 90 minutes later.374 initially reported as a 3rd bomb blast.com/articles/2013/04/18/how-the-internet-accused-a-high-school-student-ofterrorism. contrary to earlier news media misinformation.bostonglobe. “Unanswered Questions”. which had got the story from Associated Press.com/content/live-updates-boston-marathon-explosions/1641943.78 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.org/ 374 http://www.html 373 http://www.scribd.voanews. at which time they kept mum on what they found. told his dorm-mates and friends.com/blogs/early-lead/wp/2013/04/15/explosions-at-boston-marathon-finishline/#liveblog-entry-11444 http://www. We have not yet been told what caused the fire. 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.washingtonpost. and sometimes abused to label innocent people as suspects.uk/news/magazine-22191029 http://www. Now we know some of what they found.foxnews.html 376 http://www. but we still don’t know what led them to the activities of the 3 friends. 371 they get shared on the internet.jfklibrary. 377 They 371 372 http://www. Then other media copied the misleading info.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. he was not planning to return.com/2013/04/27/fbi-searches-landfill-near-umass-dartmouth-in-bostonbombing-probe/ http://www.co. but later determined to have been an ordinary fire. Laptop (3 May 04) May-1.bbc. So here’s what I know so far about this. Boston Bomber suspect (now in custody) Dzhokhar Tsarnaev returned to his dorm after the bombing. JFK Library (3 Apr 16) This is really a footnote to the Boston Bombing. offering to them to help themselves to any of his possessions. There was an incident at the JFK Library and Museum. who lived off-campus. “Perfect Crime”.372 then those people get targeted by vigilantes.375 unrelated to the twin bombings.nationalterroralert. but a lot of news media made it a centerpiece of many stories which turned out to have a lot of misleading information.thedailybeast. 78 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Internet Hoaxes (3 Apr 23) Also see related chapters: = “Conspiracy Theories”.373 7 miles from the twin bombings.com/metro/2013/04/15/jfk-library-evacuated-after-explosion-fire-polie-probepossible-link-marathon-blast/4gQintGxnUv8he2Ul8THLI/story.html 375 http://www. Large numbers of people have photographs from events like the Boston Marathon. only that nothing explosive was found.376 or what led them to the landfill. without the corrections.

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

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

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

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

usatoday. I have now seen reports on 2 letters to Washington DC leaders.389 Background info on Ricin. 387 A group leading an Islamist insurgency against Russia said April-21 that it was not at war with the United States. only to be shown to be totally bogus report. which is responsible not only for the occupation of the Caucasus but for monstrous crimes against Muslims.391 Later he was exonerated and a second Mississippi suspect got arrested. 392 Both letters.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.uk/media/greenslade/2013/apr/18/colin-myler-boston-marathon-explosions CNN 388 http://bangordailynews.nbcnews.” said a statement from Caucasus Emirate militants operating in Dagestan.393 because the news media has on multiple occasions claimed that a suspect has been arrested in the Boston Bombing case. FBI April 18 update.Wicker ® Mississippi.gov/news/pressrel/press-releases/update-fbi-response-to-reports-of-suspicious-lettersreceived-at-mail-facilities 390 http://www. included an identical phrase. “We are fighting with Russia. is to become a silent partner to its continuance. Responsibility Denied (3 Apr 22 B) Pakistani Taliban have made a claim of them NOT being responsible for this event.scribd.com/doc/136745814/Dangerous-ricin 391 http://usnews.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . postmarked April 8.386 This led to criticism about their editorial choices." I awaited official confirmation.  Letter to Senator Roger E.fbi. suspected of containing Ricin.388 Ricin Count (3 May 05) As of April-17 mid day.scribd. 2013 out of Memphis.com/_news/2013/04/17/17794663-feds-arrest-suspect-in-ricin-positive-letterssent-to-obama-senator?lite 392 http://www. "to see a wrong and not expose it.  Letter to President Obama. 386 387 http://www.co.com/story/news/nation/2013/05/02/ricin-suspect-hearing/2128851/ 83 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.guardian. without whom there would have been a heck of a lot more deaths. distancing itself from the Boston bombings.com/2013/04/21/news/nation/boston-police-commissioner-believes-suspectsplanned-other-bombings/?ref=latest 389 https://www.390 The news media claims that a Mississippi suspect has been arrested in this case. The New York Daily News doctored a gruesome picture to avoid showing the horrible detail on the front page. Tenn. about tests finding Ricin..

nbcnews. Ricin to Judge Sadie Holland of Lee County Mississippi (3 May 05) Judge Sadie Holland.gov/jackson/press-releases/2013/mississippi-resident-charged-with-sending-threateningcommunications-to-president-others 394 http://www. an Elvis impersonator.usatoday. because the authorities thought they might be conspirators. was to Senator Wicker.84 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Paul Kevin Curtis. so we hear about things in a different sequence than they actually are happening. has been intercepted. believed to be contaminated with Ricin. “It just said something to the effect.com/news/article/judge_also_received_letter_with_possible_ricin_a_suspect_is_arre sted/ 84 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . It sounds like he may have been framed. The FBI reports that this letter. has tested positive for Ricin. 80.npr. on April-17 was addressed to President Obama.org/newsemergency/anmviewer.com/story/news/nation/2013/05/02/ricin-suspect-hearing/2128851/ http://usnews. with respect to the letter to Senator Wicker. received one of those ricin-laced letters. Now it is time that someone must die. 45.com/2013/05/01/tests-link-deadly-ricin-to-obama-letter-suspect/ 398 http://www. was arrested.nbcnews. In reports about ONE of the letters. Sometimes the news of one event is slower to come out.fbi.398 393 https://www.’ ” Holland told the Clarion Ledger. we don’t know if it is the other one we already k now about. Mississippi. when there is reference to ANOTHER letter being intercepted.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/04/17/177605311/second-suspicious-letter-found-was-sentto-obama?ft=1&f=1003 397 http://baltimore. arrested & evidence against him evaluated by a grand jury.396 We don’t yet know if this refers to the first field test or a later lab detail test. which was explained in Rachael Maddow on MSNBC.asp?a=2815&z=29 396 http://www. said she opened the envelope on April 10. He was not released as soon as there was evidence pointing at a second person.394 Ricin to President Obama (3 Apr 17) A letter. ‘I tried to talk to you and you would not listen.emergencyemail. but later exonerated. We do not yet know if they arrived about the same day.com/_news/2013/05/02/18022537-suspect-held-without-bail-as-judge-sends-ricinletters-case-to-grand-jury?lite http://usnews. George Lucas Dutschke is suspect # 2.397 Holland.com/_news/2013/04/30/17988944-feds-ricin-traces-found-in-martial-arts-studiolinked-to-suspect?lite 395 http://www.abajournal. The second one that I read about. and a joint investigation has begun with the FBI.cbslocal.395 It has been quarantined by the US Secret Service. The first one that I heard about April-16.scribd. to Obama. of Corinth. or if it is a third.

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


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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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



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

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

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

Multiple events are reviewing their security in the wake of this event.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .nz/world-news/three-dead-over-100-injured-in-boston-marathon-blasts-5407558 http://www.  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. but I did not have the link until Apr 17. Several events were cancelled.breakingnews. The volume of stories. were untrue.com/news/chi-boston-marathon-explosion-20130415. A few news media talking heads are speculating how come that happens. after uploading first edition of these notes.421 417 418 http://riehlworldview.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac 419 http://www.uk/news/world-22161572 http://www.com/news/2013-04-15/oklahoma-city-memorial-marathon-to-review-securityafter-boston 421 http://www. including:419  Boston Symphony Orchestra concert that night.com/item/ahZzfmJyZWFraW5nbmV3cy13d3ctaHJkcg0LEgRTZWVkGM6qvQ 4M/2013/04/15/boston-hospitals-report-more-than-100-being-treated-after-marathon-exp http://www.com/story/news/nation/2013/04/15/explosions-finish-line-bostonmarathon/2085193/ 93 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. bogus. or seriously mistaken. that we never know what to believe.chicagotribune. but so far they all seem clueless. The FAA is temporarily restricting flights over Boston.418 and other places. that many major “news” from the same day. Synopsis known third day Apr-17 (3 Apr 20) Here are photos before and after one of the sites where a bomb went off. to Scribd. This info came out Apr 16.co.breakingnews.scribd. I saw on CNN that the lid of a pressure cooker had been found on a rooftop of a building near the Boston explosion.641755.0.usatoday.  Sidney Australia Marathon. on a daily basis.co. or postponed. 417 Comments there seem to indicate that the explosion was not where the “package” is shown.scribd.story?page=2 http://tvnz.  Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon.  National Hockey League's Boston Bruins home game against the Ottawa Senators. and from previous days.com/item/ahZzfmJyZWFraW5nbmV3cy13d3ctaHJkcg0LEgRTZWVkGM6qvQ 4M/2013/04/15/boston-hospitals-report-more-than-100-being-treated-after-marathon-exp 420 http://www. is so overwhelming.bbc. from the news media.com/?p=28983 http://www. including: 420  London UK Marathon. later found to be untrue. Synopsis known second day Apr-16 (3 Apr 16) Some of the following I learned evening of first day.businessweek.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rain / high elevation snow – Pacific Northwest into Great Basin Heavy rainfall & risk of severe thunderstorms – Northeast. 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. Russia April 15. • Two explosions occurred near the finish line of Boston Marathon • 3 confirmed fatalities. 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.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . Significant Events: Severe Weather/Flooding – Midwest Boston Marathon Explosions – Boston. TX 103 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.2 – Kuril’sk. assisted by Boston JTTF. day shift only Fertilizer Plant Explosion – West. I copy paste particulars of greatest interest to me. asking the general public for help in identifying them. in Indiana-Illinois area.S. Emergency declaration. President approved Emergency Declaration FEMA-3362-EM ▲ Media & law enforcement are reporting one suspect is dead & one other suspect is still at large • The FBI.scribd. Mid-Atlantic into Florida Flash flooding possible. MA West Fertilizer Plant Explosion – West.Middle Mississippi Valley Red Flag Warnings: CA & TX. Earthquake Activity: M 7. 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.103   Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Lockdown transportation & academia. 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. 2013 Boston page included photos from FBI of suspects.

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


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

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

http://www. Assistance from the public remains critical in establishing a timeline of events. That e-mail for Tips is the one which bounced when I tried to send them links to almost 200 photos.fbi. We are bringing additional victim assistance and Evidence Response Team resources from our Headquarters components and the field offices to Boston.whitehouse. TIPS: Call 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324) & choose prompt #3. call 617-635-4500. processing evidence at the crime scene. 451 452 JTTF = Joint Terrorism Task Force.Statement by President Obama.gov/the-press-office/2013/04/15/statement-president 110 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. April 15. Email: Boston@ic. To the extent the crime scene still plays in Copley perimeter—it continues to be a crime scene and may be that for days. And they are on site working as we speak. 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.gov Latest Updates: Follow @Boston_Police on Twitter for ongoing public safety updates. We have staffed our 1-800-CALL-FBI tip line and we continue to encourage individuals to contact that line with any additional tips.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .scribd.Statement by President Obama.gov/the-press-office/2013/04/16/statement-president 453 http://www. April 16. 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. We commend the public.whitehouse.110 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM should expect to see the FBI and its JTTF partners conducting investigative activity in the greater Eastern Massachusetts and Boston areas. . 2013 452 . which leads to swift conclusion through due diligence and strong investigative activity. We have received voluminous tips over the last 18 hours since the incidents. It is paramount to explain the FBI and our JTTF451 role to a greater extent—the volume of tips we have received and reiterating the resources we provide. And we strongly encourage that assistance to continue.

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

New Hampshire JFO ▲ US&R MA-TF1 available for deployment.scribd.m. 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.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . EDT on April 16 ▲ National IMAT White stood down • No additional requests for FEMA assistance Other Federal Response: ▲ Temporary flight restrictions remain in place in a radius of 1 nautical mile and from surface up to 2. in some locations. After 9/11. There have been multiple press briefings & statements by:    Local/state/federal authorities Medical facilities Political leaders I have seen some of them. 112 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. Indianapolis Fairgrounds. the authorities were more interested in calming the public. so I am organizing that via a separate chapter from news media sources. by no means all. and some other disasters. has learned something since 9/11.m. than in understanding what the hell happened. or in helping with their future reelection. TN EOC remains activated at Level IV (Localized Emergency/Enhanced.FEMA: ▲ Region I RRCC transitioned to Level III (Virtual RRCC continues) • LNOs deployed to MA EOC ▲ Region I IMAT returned to Portsmouth. Federal Response . storm front. EDT ▲ MA National Guard remains on site with 2 Civil Support Teams ▲ All shelters have closed (MEMA) ▲ NJ and MD EOCs returned to normal operations.112 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM ▲ MA EOC returned to Level III (Partial Activation) at 7:00 a. and trained in how to deal with a crisis.000 feet ▲ National Targeting Center scrubbing all outbound flights from Boston and JFK for National security reasons • FBI is lead agency working together with Boston Joint Terrorism Task Force ▲ Port of Boston remains at modified maritime security (MARSEC) Level II Nasty weather threatening my area … high winds. monitoring only) in response to Explosions. it is pretty obvious that the authorities are competent. 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. so American leadership. In this disaster.

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

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

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

via New York City. to hold the Boston bombing suspect as an “enemy combatant for intelligence gathering purposes. Senator Lindsey Graham’s call. “is [sic] read Boston suspect Miranda Rights telling him to ‘remain silent.” Graham went on.com/2013/04/good-twitter-sources-on-the-ongoing-boston-marathon-bombingmanhunt/ 116 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.116 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM News Links.lawfareblog. Slate has an English-language summary here.] Reason magazine connects two Lawfare-relevant dots: one. [In Russian but translatable via Google. Izvestia.) The account apparently includes links to videos by a radical Islamists. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s reported acquisition. that he spoke to the elder.scribd. NBC New York’s report to the effect that Tamerlan Tsarnaev traveled to Russia last year. (A person by that name was suspected of involvement in the bombings. Anzor says that his sons were framed. copied from Lawfare:                    New York Times main story New York Times Lede Blog. 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. that Tamerlan was happily married to an American woman before his death. 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. a live blog account of events surrounding the manhunt L. Tamerlan. and second. According to the piece. 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.’” The Wall Street Journal Law Blog has this item on Graham’s comments. In the piece. in reality. and killed this morning during a shootout with Boston police. a Russian newspaper. Ruslan Tsarni Eli Lake’s Daily Beast article regarding a Youtube account belonging to one Tamerlan Tsarnaev. last September. for six months.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . of American citizenship. father of the two bombing suspects and a resident of Dagestan. via Twitter. and that both Tamerlan and Dzhokhar remain Russian citizens. too. 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. Slate also has coverage on the Youtube account. has this interview with Anzor Tsarnaev.A. 456 http://www. just after the bombing.

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

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

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

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

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

 USG effectively holding up middle finger to Supreme Courts of other nations.pk/J_dost_muhammad_khan.[17] because of the accusation that British Intelligence played a role in advising the USA where to do drone strikes.org. Fears (3 Apr 15) Here are links to a Georgetown National Security Law Society panel discussion on the use of lethal weapons which are autonomous (they kill without a human in the loop). buried in USG secrecy classifications that not even an Inspector General [10] [11] http://tribune.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.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . [19] http://reprieve. promotes the rule of law around the world.peshawarhighcourt.  Mass murder of first responders rushing to the aid of survivors of those attacks.org.[16] There is also a similar court case going thru the British courts.php [14] http://www.[19] based in Britain.uk/press/2013_04_11_drones_illegal_pakistan_judge/ [15] http://www.scribd.reprieve. 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.[20] The apparent anonymity of nation behind drone attacks.com. as well as whether the Pakistani Air Force could shoot down drones.reprieve.org. This case was brought over the bus station attack.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.gov. working for the CIA or military. [21] or operators of those drones (often private contractors.[15] which I compared to Ok City.nation.uk/ [20] http://www.uk/press/2012_03_12_UK_drones_legal_challenge/ [18] I copy-pasted this from my Drone Education Controversies http://www.uk/cases/2012_03_28_noor_khan/ [16] See Part V on Sunday March 14.com/doc/134406078/Drone-Ed-Al-Mac I am working on expanding my research backgrounders.pk/story/534374/unmanned-predators-phc-reserves-judgment-in-drone-strikes-case/ http://www. 122 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.org.lawfareblog.scribd.com. Background info on Reprieve:[18] Reprieve. and victim families include British citizens. and to International Courts of Human Rights.com/2013/04/ex-pakistani-president-musharrafs-authority-shot-down-not-by-adrone/ [13] http://www.lawfareblog.122 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Pakistani Chief Justice Khan[13] heard arguments about whether American diplomats or CIA officials could be held personally liable for murder. [17] http://www. The Reprieve case[14] will be decided next week. It is unfortunate that American law sees nothing wrong with  Mass murder of innocent civilians via government drones.reprieve.

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

because it is too soon to know if there is a relationship between:  Reasons given for the Boston Bomber attacks.1 3 Apr 16 = info found. There has continued to be an outpouring of info about the topic.com/doc/136251735/President-Obama-Boston-marathon Proclamation to fly the flag at half staff thru April-20. or updated 2013 April 16.496 and to CollectionDisasters on Google. and shared in upload of version 0. AFTER share-A of a version Y MMM DD then letter C = info found that day. explaining series of crises. 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.com/collections/4108500/Critical-Infrastructure 497 http://www.scribd. but I have managed to get distracted by life. so that while I have added lots of info since prior sharings of my notes. Chapter header parentheses (3 Apr 16)     3 Apr 15 = info found 2013 April 15. I know that they are far from complete in multiple areas. Y MMM DD then letter B = info found that day.  Solution Ideas = collection of proposed solutions to random problems.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac http://www. not via war.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .scribd. Other content in my Scribd Critical Infrastructure collection497 includes:  Economy disaster. There are also footnotes in brackets from the copies of the e-mails I sent the FBI.com/collections/4108500/Critical-Infrastructure 498 http://www. AFTER share-B of a version.scribd.scribd.  Weather Science in Haiti.498 The footnotes in brackets are from the drone news I was following right before I found out about the Boston news. how come?  Epidemic of USA gas explosions. work. I also added some uploads from other people about the Boston Marathon 2013 Bombing. due to pipeline infrastructure falling apart. 124 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. other topics.  Reasons why the USA is angering a lot of people all over the world. I left it in here. people who seek redress of their grievances through a broken international law court system.124 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM of these notes495 to Scribd Critical Infrastructure collection.scribd.

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

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

Version 1.8 having 19 in 4 hours or 5 an hour. 358-360 Scribd reads as I replaced version. earlier in day. so 20 me. 320 footnotes (287+33). Version 0.1: 92 pages. 127 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www. V0. about 3 reads an hour. Version 0. wee hours version. Version 1. 1. TOC is now 2 pages. 474 Scribd reads before and after I replaced version.7 had 23 reads in 18 hours. 569 PDF. Approx 5% increase vs. 101 pages.2 got 35 reads in 12 hours or about 3 an hour. 436=>439 Scribd reads as I replaced version. And other topics. 946k Doc. V 1. TOC almost 3 pages.6 to 0. 416 others.5 Meg Doc. with V 0. Scribd had 314-316 reads as I adjusted description. 1. 302 other people. 342 others. so it is now 156 hours since the bombing … let’s quit tracking this data point.7 to 0. 1. 1 meg Doc. 23 me. 668k PDF.9 getting 21 reads in 14 hours = 1 ½ an hour.scribd. 467k PDF. 1. 602k PDF. 419 (386+33) footnotes.28 Meg Doc. version.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.0 got 33 reads in 9 hours. which is an increase to 3 an hour rate.8 upload just before 8 pm my time (9 pm EDT) Apr 19 “B” or 102 hours after bombing: 72 pages. or it may just be time of day. morning version. 398 footnotes (365+33). from earlier shares. Approx 5% increase vs.2 uploaded approx 2 pm my time (3 am EDT) Apr 22 (close to the moment of silence). 451 others. 321 other people. 363 footnotes (330+33). approx 3 reads an hour overall. or 98 hours after bombing: 68 pages. prior day version. Approx 10% increase vs. 444 (411+33) footnotes. 23 me. so 18 me. More known about suspects. Version 1. adjusted tags to include relevant geography and other info about the brothers Grimm. 393-395 Scribd reads as I replaced version. Perfect Crime explained vs. Approx 15% increase vs. so 16 me.1 got 41 reads in 7 hours or about 6 an hour rate. 1. and from V 0.1 uploaded approx 2 am my time (3 am EDT) Apr 22 or I have messed up with my arithmetic. Conspiracy Theories. so 14 me. overnite. 375 others. climbing again. 335-337 Scribd reads during my replacing latest version. and 3 pm to 3 am is 12 hours. earlier in evening version. and uploaded latest revision. Version 0. 1. 15-16 17 18 19 20 21 is 6 days @ 24 hours. 503k PDF. Marginal increase vs. about 1 an hour.0 to 1.4 meg Doc. prior day version.1 to 1.9 uploaded just after 10 am my time (11 am EDT) Apr 20 or 116 hours after bombing: 83 pages. 296 footnotes (263+33). Approx 10% increase vs.7 upload just after 4 pm my time (5 pm EDT) Apr 18.8 to 0. in early evening. 2 ½ pages TOC. with from V 0.9 to 1. overall 3 an hour. 626k PDF.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac .3 Meg Doc.

prior day version.3 to 0. 245 by other people. just after 3 pm my time = 31 pages. 268 other people. 225 footnotes (198+27).6 upload 11 pm my time (midnite EDT) Apr 18. 279 other people. 81k PDF. After uploading this. 643k Doc.2 to 0. Version 0. 535k Doc. I had found out about it about 1 hour after it happened. Two are mine. or 80 hours after bombing: 61 pages.502 I see 124 reads. which I believe is a count of how many people have looked at it in the 19 hours it was there so far.5 had 23 reads in 18 hours. prior day version. about 1 an hour. so 8 reads total by me. or approx 10 an hour. maybe 3 an hour overall. Marginal increase vs. prior day version. 253 after both upload and adjust description. or about 3 an hour. Scribd had 276-278 reads. 202 footnotes (175+27).5 to 0. Version 0. 786k Doc. V 0. V 0. 54 footnotes (30+24). V 0.5 upload approx 4 pm my time (5 pm EDT) Apr 18. in the evening. prior day version. there had been 122 reads. or 74 hours after bombing: 58 pages. 9 TOC. Between uploading version 0. or about 4 an hour. 315k PDF. so 10 reads my total. Approx 20% increase vs. about 2 an hour.1 launch approx 6 hours after the bombing = 9 pages. 255 footnotes (222+33). Five have been me. 389k PDF.4 upload almost midnite my time April-17 evening.3 had 48 reads in 13 hours. Version 0. or 32 hours after the bombing = 40 pages. so that’s 172 reads by other people.3 uploaded almost midnite my time April-16 evening. 192k PDF. Approx 20% increase vs.128 Boston Bombed on Patriot’s Day 2013 5/11/2013 11:41:28 PM Version 0.1 and 0. 249k PDF. so 12 me. Approx 200% increase vs.com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac . V 0. Scribd had 289-291 reads. TOC almost 2 pages.4 had 73 reads in 24 hours.6 had 11 reads in 6 hours. 267 footnotes (234+33). 502 http://www. 163 footnotes (136+27).com/doc/136142293/Boston-Bombings-2013-April-by-Al-Mac 128 Boston Bombed / Ricin to Washington DC / Nat Sec http://www.4 to 0.2. 831k Doc.scribd. version. or 56 hours after bombing: 48 pages. TOC just over 1 page. maybe 4 an hour overall. That’s an average of approx 5 an hour overall. 137k Doc. the count was 177 reads of this at Scribd. 412k Doc.scribd. 385k PDF.2 uploaded approx 25 hours after the bombing. approx 5 an hour overall. Approx 30% increase vs. Version 0. of these research notes on Scribd. from time of each upload so far. earlier in day. Scribd had 250 reads before I uploaded this new edition. Version 0.

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