The Terror Factory

The Terror Factory

Inside the FBI's Manufactured War on Terrorism

Book - 2013
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A groundbreaking work of investigative journalism, The Terror Factory shows how the FBI has - under the guise of engaging in counterterrorism since 9/11 - built a network of informants whose primary purpose is to infiltrate Muslim communities to create phony terrorist plots so the bureau can claim victory in the War on Terror. Now Aaronson reveals in detail how the FBI transformed from a reactive law enforcement agency into a proactive counterterrorism unit, and how so-called terror consultants have made fortunes by exaggerating the threat of Islamic terror in the US.
Publisher: Brooklyn, N.Y. : Ig Pub., [2013]
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9781935439615
1935439618
Branch Call Number: 363.259 AAR
Characteristics: 272 pages

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Feb 02, 2014

An excellent accounting of what the FBI has been doing, instead of what they SHOULD be doing. What they were doing? Using government funds, on government time, with fairly highly paid government salaries, to recruit and entrap hapless, usually poor, youth, who would never consider to be doing anything like the FBI is suggesting they were planning, without the FBI paying them? "Terrorist plots" among the poor youth of Liberty City, Miami? "Terrorist plots" among the poor youth of Chicago? Bruce Ivins guilty of sending weaponized Anthrax? But first it was Steven Hatfill? ? ? While the only motive for such a thing most likely would be money, and El-Hibri, owner of BioPort, subsidized to $160 million by the US government, thanks to SecDef Cohen (company is in Michigan, Cohen was senator from there, and perhaps money changed hands - - this would be prior to 9/11) and sole sourced as the single Anthrax vaccine provider to the US military; also half-owner of DynPort, situated right outside Ft. Detrick. Who hired Bruce Ivins? Who hired Steven Hatfill? John Ezzell at USAMIID. Who is and was John Ezzell? Now that is an excellent question? We do know it was Ezzell who directed Bruce Ivins to work closely with and support BioPort, who wasn't up to snuff on Anthrax. A pattern forms. [Historical Note: Then FBI director, Robert Mueller III, was first appointed to the Dept. of Justice to be their criminal division chief, by President George H.W. Bush, as the BCCI investigation was closing in on the White House, but Mueller successfully quashed it!]

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