FDL Book Salon Welcomes Trevor Aaronson, The Terror Factory: Inside the FBI’s Manufactured War on Terrorism

By: Saturday January 12, 2013 1:59 pm

In the days before Thursday’s start to the trial for alleged Portland Christmas Tree bomber Mohamed Osman Mohamud, pre-trial hearings revealed two new details. First, the government failed to reveal to the defense an effort to “pitch” Mohamud on October 27, 2009, 13 months before they arrested him in an FBI-created plot. This comes on top of earlier revelations about a key meeting the FBI failed to tape, another failure to reveal FBI contacts, and Abu Zubaydah’s brother’s claim that, as an FBI informant, he was asked to track the then-16 year old Mohamud as early as 2008.

 

Bennie Thompson to Peter King: What about the White Supremacists?

By: Wednesday February 2, 2011 7:00 am

Ranking member of the House Homeland Security Committee, Bennie Thompson, just wrote a letter to Rep. Peter King asking him to include other terrorists, in addition to Islamic extremists, in his fear-mongering hearing this month.

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