Articles tagged with the keyword: ‘FBI’

FBI Claims Agency Can’t Find Internal Documents On Occupy Wall Street

FBI Claims Agency Can’t Find Internal Documents On Occupy Wall Street

This report was written by Jason Leopold and originally published on Truthout. The Department of Homeland Security says it is processing a separate FOIA request Truthout files with the agency in October for documents pertaining to Occupy Wall Street. FBI headquarters in Washington, DC claims it can’t find any internal documents the agency may have […]

A Year Before 9/11, Military Intelligence Unit Determined World Trade Center, Pentagon “Most Likely Buildings to Be Attacked”

A Year Before 9/11, Military Intelligence Unit Determined World Trade Center, Pentagon “Most Likely Buildings to Be Attacked”

Editor’s Note: A slightly different version of this report was originally published on Truthout on  June 13, 2011. On the tenth anniversary of 9/11, just as he has done in years past, a top military intelligence analyst identified by the US government only as “Iron Man” will hunker down in front of his television and […]

Investigative Reporter Jason Leopold: 9/11 Not An “Intelligence Failure”

Investigative Reporter Jason Leopold: 9/11 Not An “Intelligence Failure”

Ray McGovern and Jason Leopold: The intelligence agencies had the information, the question is why didn’t they use it. See this in-depth report by Leopold published last month, which formed the basis for this interview. Tweet

FBI Probe Of VA Crime Should Expand

FBI Probe Of VA Crime Should Expand

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Southern California recently made big news when it filed suit against the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for failing to provide military veterans with housing and care to which they are entitled at the VA’s West Los Angeles campus. Another lawsuit, which the ACLU previously filed (and won) […]

What The Government Left Out Of The Guantanamo Files

What The Government Left Out Of The Guantanamo Files

This report was written by Jason Leopold and originally published on Truthout. Imagine that the more than 700 Guantanamo files released two weeks ago by WikiLeaks contained information explaining how interrogators obtained “intelligence” from “war on terror” detainees captured or sold to US forces after 9/11, such as this firsthand account: On a couple of […]

Washington Post Rehabilitates Abu Zubaydah Torturer

Washington Post Rehabilitates Abu Zubaydah Torturer

I haven’t been blogging much of late, as I’m working on a few big investigative pieces. The first, due out later this week at Truthout, will take up the issue of the involuntary drugging of detainees, previously the subject of a big Washington Post exposé in April 2008. Another article, on the build-up to the […]

DOJ, FBI Conclude Probe Into 2001 Anthrax Attacks

DOJ, FBI Conclude Probe Into 2001 Anthrax Attacks

Earlier today, representatives of the FBI and Justice Department provided a 92-page investigative summary along with attachments to victims of the attacks, relatives of the victims and appropriate committees of Congress. This document sets forth a summary of the evidence developed in the “Amerithrax” investigation, the largest investigation into a bio-weapons attack in U.S. history. As disclosed previously, the Amerithrax investigation found that the late Dr. Bruce Ivins acted alone in planning and executing these attacks.

TSA in Philly Must Stand for Truly Stupid A******s

TSA in Philly Must Stand for Truly Stupid A******s

I guess I may as well get out front of things here. I’m about to fly to Switzerland to lead a panel on how to change pro-capital punishment attitudes in a country at the Fourth Congress Against the Death Penalty, being sponsored by the United Nations in Geneva. And judging from the stories I’ve been reading about the Transportation Security Administration, or at least its Philadelphia International Airport operation, and the Philadelphia Police who backstop the TSA here, I’m afraid I’m liable to be hauled away as a suspected terrorist before I can get on my flight.

Obama: ‘Buck Stops With Me’ in Handling Terror Threats

Obama: ‘Buck Stops With Me’ in Handling Terror Threats

Here’s the full transcript of President Obama’s remarks this afternoon: State Dining Room, 4:34 P.M. EST THE PRESIDENT: Good afternoon, everybody. The immediate reviews that I ordered after the failed Christmas terrorist attack are now complete. I was just briefed on the findings and recommendations for reform, and I believe it’s important that the American […]

Former FBI Employee Pleads Guilty to Leaking Classified Information to Blogger

Former FBI Employee Pleads Guilty to Leaking Classified Information to Blogger

A former FBI contract linguist pleaded guilty today to unlawfully providing classified documents to the host of an Internet blog who then published information derived from those documents on the blog. Shamai Kedem Leibowitz, aka Samuel Shamai Leibowitz, 39, of Silver Spring, Md., pleaded guilty in federal court in Greenbelt, Md., to a one-count information charging him with knowingly and willfully disclosing to an unauthorized person five FBI documents classified at the “secret” level that contained classified information concerning the communication intelligence activities of the United States.

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