Steven Hatfill, falsely accused by the FBI in the 2001 anthrax attacks, speaks out for the first time, describing relentless harassment by government agents.
|By: Jim White Wednesday April 21, 2010 5:40 pm|
|By: Jim White Sunday March 21, 2010 6:56 am|
A potential explanation for the high silicon content of the anthrax spores used in the 2001 attacks is that they were grown in a large fermenter using an antifoam agent containing silica. If true, this would make it unlikely that Bruce Ivins acted alone, since he did not have access to a large fermenter.
|By: emptywheel Tuesday March 16, 2010 6:59 am|
Bloomberg is reporting that Office of Management and Budget head Peter Orszag has told the intelligence committees Obama will veto the intelligence authorization because–among other reasons–it calls for re-examining the FBI’s conspiracy theory-as-investigation summary finding that Bruce Ivins acted alone.
|By: Jim White Saturday February 20, 2010 11:30 am|
Friday afternoon, the FBI released a number of documents in closing the case dubbed “Amerithrax”. Substantial flaws still remain in the FBI’s explanation of the technical analysis on which they concluded that Bruce Ivins was the sole perpetrator of the anthrax attacks of 2001.
|By: emptywheel Sunday January 24, 2010 8:30 am|
One of the things that happened in one of Ari Fleischer’s last briefings (trying to look for it now) is that he was informed by reporters that Tony Blair would be coming for a visit–Fleischer, apparently, had not been told about what was apparently a last minute trip. Which had the effect of–just days after Plame’s identity was leaked and on the day Kelly was suicided–having Blair and Bush having a last minute visit together.
|By: emptywheel Sunday November 1, 2009 5:00 pm|
Robert Mueller is still hiding the truth about the anthrax investigation.