In our podcast of November 18, 2016, journalist Sarah Kendzior noted that one of the issues this election has revealed is the growing distrust of institutions, such as the FBI.
Regular WhoWhatWhy readers know that we cover the Bureau extensively – and that there is much to be distrustful about.
For new readers, here is a small sampling of our own articles on how the FBI abused its powers, botched investigations, risked national security, and deceived the public on a wide range of issues, some of which had life or death consequences.
FBI’s Amazing Trick to Avoid Accountability
FBI Sat Back While Snitch Directed Cyber-Attacks and Potentially entrapped Others
Saudi Royal Ties to 9/11 Hijackers Via Saudi Florida Family?
FBI Disparages its own 9/11 Report
New FBI Tactic Hints at Big DC Cover-Up of Saudi 9/11 Funding
FBI Had Direct Link to Bin Laden — in 1993
FBI: Knew About Saudi 9/11 Hijacker Ties — But Lied to Protect “National Security”
Tsarnaev Case Judge: FBI Interview Reports Are Unreliable — and Cast in Stone
Does New Boston Bombing Report Hint at Hidden Global Intrigue?
The Unexplained Connection Between the FBI and Two Muslim Friends Killed by Law Enforcement
Missing Evidence of Prior FBI Relationship with Boston Bomber
Was Tamerlan Tsarnaev a Double Agent Recruited by the FBI?
New Cover-Up in Boston Bombing Saga — Blaming Moscow