Reading Time: 8 minutes On the fifth anniversary of the occupation of New York’s Zuccotti Park, read this classic WhoWhatWhy story revealing a secret contingency plan to assassinate Occupy Wall Street protesters in Texas.
Reading Time: 14 minutes Coleen Rowley, who exposed the FBI’s initial 9/11 cover-ups, argues that we still don’t know the truth and that the Bureau was not the only agency that attempted to conceal something.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Florida Bulldog, the online news outlet that publicized explosive evidence of connections between the 9/11 hijackers and prominent Saudis, demands to know why the FBI is now disowning a provocative 9/11 report from one of its own agents.
Reading Time: 11 minutes Last month, we reported startling new evidence that answered the questions, What did the FBI know about accused Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev — and when did it know it? Now the public is asking the same questions about Omar Mateen. For an in-depth look at how the FBI interacts with prospective informants, please see the story below. Published two years ago, it is still highly relevant.
Reading Time: 6 minutes New evidence reveals FBI secretly had Boston Marathon bombing figure Tamerlan Tsarnaev classified as “dangerous” right up until the bombing. The Bureau initially claimed… they didn’t even know him.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Warning from the FBI and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: Despite new safeguards, the increasing use of computers in cars poses an increasing risk of car-hacking.
Reading Time: 6 minutes A close look at Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s just-released interrogation notes casts doubt on some of the facts of the case as presented by the government.
Reading Time: 8 minutes Bill Turner did not like what he saw happening at the FBI during his time there. Unlike many, he did not keep his mouth shut. We honor his memory.
Reading Time: 3 minutes The evidence suggests the FBI went to extraordinary lengths to set up one of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s best friends, to ensure his help in convicting the accused Boston Marathon bomber. Stephen Silva, who testified against Tsarnaev, was released on December 22, 2015, and is now a free man after being sentenced to time served:17 months. Had he not agreed to testify for the prosecution, he would have faced a maximum of 40 years for selling heroin — something the FBI manipulated him into doing.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The watchdogs tasked with overseeing the federal government are pushing back against a growing defiance from agencies like the FBI. The agencies’ subtle and not-so- subtle obstruction sheds light on why attempts to fix responsibility for “intelligence failures” — like the probe into the lead-up to the Boston Marathon bombing — typically amount to a whole lot of nothing.