Review (Guest): Classified Woman-The Sibel Edmonds Story: A Memoir

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Sibel Edmonds

5.0 out of 5 stars Sibel Edmonds Finally Wins, April 30, 2012
By
David Swanson (Charlottesville, VA) – See all my reviews

 

This review is from: Classified Woman-The Sibel Edmonds Story: A Memoir (Paperback)

Sibel Edmonds’ new book, “Classified Woman,” is like an FBI file on the FBI, only without the incompetence.

The experiences she recounts resemble K.’s trip to the castle, as told by Franz Kafka, only without the pleasantness and humanity.

I’ve read a million reviews of nonfiction books about our government that referred to them as “page-turners” and “gripping dramas,” but I had never read a book that actually fit that description until now.

The F.B.I., the Justice Department, the White House, the Congress, the courts, the media, and the nonprofit industrial complex put Sibel Edmonds through hell. This book is her triumph over it all, and part of her contribution toward fixing the problems she uncovered and lived through.

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Journal: Government Corruption and Inattention; Foreign Influence and Access: Religious Counterintelligence

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Phi Beta Iota: We started thinking about religious counterintelligence in 2003, after reading Robert Maxwell, Israel’s Superspy: The Life and Murder of a Media Mogul, at which point we concluded that we not only needed an FBI division for commercial counter-espionage, but a religious division as well, one able to track not just Islamic support to terrorism, but Jewish, Catholic, Mormon and other penetrations of the U.S. Government working against the public interest.  This all has to be understood in the context of a government that has sold out deliberately at the political level to 42 or 44 dictators and particularly to Israel and Saudi Arabia–regardless of which party is in power, they are not being held accountable for their broad betrayals of the public trust, hence, if the FBI won’t do it, this needs to be a public intelligence initiative, with a special focus on dual citizens of Israel and USA (see below the fold).

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We were looking at Richard Perle and Douglas Feith. They had a list of individuals in the Pentagon broken down by access to certain types of information. Some of them would be policy related, some of them would be weapons-technology related, some of them would be nuclear-related. Perle and Feith would provide the names of those Americans, officials in the Pentagon, to Grossman, together with highly sensitive personal information: this person is a closet gay; this person has a chronic gambling issue; this person is an alcoholic. The files on the American targets would contain things like the size of their mortgages or whether they were going through divorces. One Air Force major I remember was going through a really nasty divorce and a child custody fight. They detailed all different kinds of vulnerabilities.

The epicenter of a lot of the foreign espionage activity was Chicago.

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