Tag: FISA

US Government Protection of Al-Qaeda Terrorists and the US-Saudi Black Hole

For almost two centuries American government, though always imperfect, was also a model for the world of limited government, having evolved a system of restraints on executive power through its constitutional arrangement of checks...

FISA Surveillance Applications Rose Slightly in 2012

"During calendar year 2012, the Government made 1,856 applications to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court for authority to conduct electronic surveillance and/or physical searches for foreign intelligence purposes." That somewhat opaque statistic was disclosed in...

Why Louis Freeh Should Be Investigated For 9/11

“The FBI has proven for the past decade it cannot identify and prevent acts of terrorism against the United States and its citizens at home and abroad. Even worse, there is virtually no effort on the part of the FBI’s International Terrorism Unit to neutralize known and suspected terrorists residing within the United States.”[1] ... Judicial Watch pointed to a “legacy of corruption” at the FBI under Freeh, listing the espionage scandal at Los Alamos National Laboratories, as well as “Filegate, Waco, the Ruby Ridge cover-up, the Olympic bombing frame-up of Richard Jewell, [and] falsification of evidence concerning the Oklahoma City bombing.”[4]

The Danger from Politicizing ‘Terror’

December 13, 2011 ConsortiumNews.com By politicizing who is and who is not a "terrorist" -- pinning the label on American adversaries and sparing purported American friends -- the U.S. government created confusion at FBI headquarters that...

Hacking the Saudis

by Kristen Breitweiser, 9/11 Widow and Activist July 16, 2011 The Huffington Post Breathlessly, six members of Congress have requested that the FBI investigate the "outrageous" allegations that News Corp might have hacked into the cell phones...

Bush wiretapping program takes hit in Calif ruling

By The Associated Press April 1, 2010 Rawstory.com 4Share DOJ Bush wiretapping program takes hit in Calif rulingIn a repudiation of the Bush administration's now-defunct terrorist surveillance effort, a federal...