CASE CLOSED … what really happened in the 2001 anthrax attacks?

* Of the 10 Ivins notebooks seized by the FBI that USAMRIID has but is known not to have uploaded, is the one involving the former Zawahiri associate’s research with Ames in the B3 Notebook 4037?

Posted by Lew Weinstein on June 15, 2016

unnamed ames.png

3 Responses to “* Of the 10 Ivins notebooks seized by the FBI that USAMRIID has but is known not to have uploaded, is the one involving the former Zawahiri associate’s research with Ames in the B3 Notebook 4037?”

  1. DXer said

    As the months pass, the FOIA mediation efforts have not produced any result — don’t expect Notebook 4282 or Notebook 4037 to be produced. Too many people are comfortable with avoiding disclosure that risks unsettling established narratives on which careers have been built.

  2. DXer said

    The U.S. Army Medical Command (MEDCOM) is a direct reporting unit of the U.S. Army that provides command and control of the Army’s fixed-facility medical, dental, and veterinary treatment facilities, providing preventive care, medical research and development and training institutions. One of its subordinate commands of MEDCOM is U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC). What appears to have happened is the FBI referred hundreds of pages of documents to MEDCOM which then were never uploaded to the USMRMC Electronic Reading Room — and USAMRIID personnel were put to the burden of looking for documents for which, in the case of many documents (such as Notebook 4010), the FBI had taken the only copy. MEDCOM should now upload to the reading room all the documents referred by the FBI. (The referral would have been in 2010 or so at the time that Amerithrax was closed and FOIA documents released. There will be both an FBI number and a corresponding Army number for each referral. I would ask that the Army identify the correct FBI and Army numbers and then upload the documents. Given the good faith of the USAMRMC FOIA Officer and USAMRIID personnel looking for documents, all we can do now is this request is expedited so as to not add add to the five years of unnecessary delay in getting people on the same page. In its FOIA production, the FBI never identified the agency to which it had referred the documents or given the POC. The Vault would be immensely improved if it did that in the future with such FOIA productions.

  3. DXer said

    Elgin part of statewide drill focusing on anthrax attack

    Chicago Tribune-1 hour ago
    http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/elgin-courier-news/news/ct-ecn-elgin-anthrax-drill-st-0616-20160615-story.html

    Anthrax has been used as a bioweapon, too, most notably in late 2001 when letters laced with it and sent through the United States Postal Service killed five people and sickened another 17, according to the FBI.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

 
%d bloggers like this: