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Classified by Asscroft: FBI Infiltrator With Dual Citizenship Stymied 911 Investigation

Here is a copy of the letter retroactively CLASSIFIED by Asscroft relating to Sibel Edmonds' now classified testimony in the 911 investigation. It discusses her supervisor (monitor) who stymied pre-911 FBI investigations that were following the terrorists. Excerpt: "[Sibel Edmonds FBI] monitor may hold dual citizenship with the United States and a foreign country and may possess a valid passport issued by that foreign country."
August 13, 2002

Hon. John Ashcroft
Attorney General
United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20530

Dear General Ashcroft:

We are writing jointly in order that you might allay our concern about the status of the investigation into allegations made by Sibel Edmonds, a former contract linguist in the Washington Field Office of the FBI. Although we understand that the matter is currently under investigation by the Inspector General, we are troubled that the Department of Justice, including the FBI, may not be acting quickly enough to address the issues raised by Ms. Edmonds' complaints or cooperating fully with the Inspector General's office.

By way of background, Ms. Edmonds first raised concerns about security problems and the integrity of important translations earlier this year. Unfortunately, nearly every person at the FBI who was notified of the situation reacted by questioning why Ms. Edmonds was "causing trouble." Indeed, the FBI's first internal security action in this case focused on Ms. Edmonds, instead of the allegations that she raised in good faith as a whistleblower and which bore on national security and the war against terrorism.

Ms. Edmonds has made a number of serious allegations, some of which the FBI verified during an unclassified briefing for Judiciary Committee staff on June 17. First, Ms. Edmonds has alleged that a contract monitor in her unit ("monitor") chose not to translate important, intelligence-related information, instead limiting her translation to unimportant and innocuous information. The FBI has verified that this monitor indeed failed to translate intelligence-related information, but has attributed the failure to a lack of training as opposed to a malicious act.

That conclusion is directly related to Ms. Edmond's second allegation. Ms. Edmonds alleged that the same contract monitor once worked for an organization associated with the target of a counter-intelligence investigation and that the monitor had unreported contacts with a foreign national who was a member of the target institution. Additionally, Ms. Edmonds states that some of the mistranslated recordings on which the monitor actually worked contained conversations by this same foreign national with whom the monitor had such contacts. Finally, the foreign national disclosed in recorded conversations that he handled intelligence matters. This fact was among the information that was not translated or summarized by the monitor.

Even after verifying these allegations, the FBI downplayed the importance of this matter and seemed to imply that it had ceased looking into the complaints as a security matter until after the Inspector General Office finishes its investigation. Anyone who remembers the long-time treachery of former FBI Agent Robert Hanssen would be concerned at this reaction. For years, Hanssen's bizarre actions were also written off as minor security breaches and unworthy of serious consideration. If even routine diligence had been exercised earlier, Hanssen could have been stopped from doing untold damage. The FBI needs to learn from its mistakes.

In addition to general concerns raised by this case, we have several specific concerns we wish to raise for your review. First, we have learned that a person central to the investigation -- the monitor referred to earlier -- will be leaving the country in early September, which most likely will be before the investigation is resolved. If you or your staff would like to know the identity of the monitor, please contact Inspector General Fine's office, with whom Senator Grassley's staff has been in touch. The monitor may hold dual citizenship with the United States and a foreign country and may possess a valid passport issued by that foreign country. Thus, there will be little or no assurance that the monitor will return or cooperate with an investigation in the future. Based on these facts, we would like your assurance that you are satisfied that there has been and will be no delay that will prejudice, in any way, the outcome of this investigation.

Furthermore, we would like your assurance that the Department of Justice, including the FBI, will fully cooperate in all aspects of the inquiry. For instance, we draw your attention to the fact that the FBI currently opposes depositions of the monitor and her husband as part of the investigation into this case. The FBI takes this position despite the fact that the monitor is no longer employed by the FBI, that the monitor's husband never worked at the FBI and even though the military agency that employs the monitor's husband does not oppose a deposition. Moreover, we understand that the monitor and her husband have signed a letter stating they will make themselves available for depositions. It is unclear, then, why the FBI is taking this position in the wake of such important allegations bearing on national security. We hope that you will ensure that the FBI is fully compliant with the Inspector General's inquiry as it proceeds.

Finally, we are concerned about the most crucial evidence in the case -- the recordings that were allegedly improperly translated. Because these bear directly on the veracity of Ms. Edmonds' allegations, we seek your assurance that the recordings will be properly maintained, turned over to the Inspector General's Office and promptly translated by a competent and independent authority. That way the validity of the complaint can be quickly evaluated.

We know that you share our concern that the FBI address issues bearing on national security in a prompt manner, regardless of whether or not they cast the FBI in a positive light. Only by honest evaluation can the FBI learn from its past mistakes. We thank you in advance for your cooperation in this matter. We request a reply in writing by Wednesday, August 28, 2002.

Sincerely,

Sen. Patrick J. Leahy

Sen. Chuck Grassley
Chairman, Ranking Member
Subcommittee on Crime and Drugs

homepage: homepage: http://www.thememoryhole.org/spy/edmonds_letters.htm


How many countries does the US allow people to have dual citizenship with? 30.Jun.2004 17:33

Occam's Razor

I can think of only one...somewhere...in the Middle East. One that claims to be our ally.

israel is truely rouge 30.Jun.2004 18:45

muhammed abdul aziz saeed abualinj@aol.com

I have been saying this for a very long time . On sept 11 2001 at about 12:00 in the noon time . 5 Israeli ex army intel. were arrested after they were seen filming the ruins of the WTC. Several witness admitted seeing them "high fiving "each other . This was admitted on ABCnews. They were according to the FBI the 5 Israelis were arrested with fake passports, one of them had a folded stack of large denominations totaling 4,700$. Was this some sort of gag ? Well the FBI admitted that these men were connected to the IDF(Israeli Devil Force). Even 20/20 admitted that they were connected to the Mossad.And on the day of the attacks Benjamin Netanyahu was asked how this would be viewed ? His quick reply was: "It's very good... ... .Well, it's not good, but it will generate immediate sympathy (for Israel)"--- the 20/20 news also said :"When a van fitting that exact description was stopped just before crossing into New York, the suspicious "middle-easterners" were apprehended. Imagine the surprise of the police officers when these terror suspects turned out to be Israelis!"
According ot CNN &MSNBC they admitted that out of 1200 arabs arrested not one was connected to an AL Qaeda. Yet prior to and after Sept 11 2001 Over 200 israelis were arrested in connection to espionage. According to Will Glaspy of the DEA. False Flag any one ??? --This is an article from the Mercury newpaper mind you Nick Berg was from Pennsylvannia.: PLYMOUTH (PA) -- Two men whom police described as Middle Eastern were detained in the township by federal immigration authorities after being found with detailed video footage of the Sears Tower in Chicago.

Plymouth Police encountered the men after an officer responded to Pizzeria Uno on West Ridge Pike at 2:40 p.m. Thursday for a report of illegal dumping.

A manager there advised the police officer that a tractor-trailer was observed backed up to the dumpster at the rear of the restaurant. The manager noticed a freshly dumped pile of furniture adjacent to the Dumpster, according to police. The manager confronted the vehicle's operator, a Middle Eastern man, police said.

The man, who later identified himself as Moshe Elmakias, 30, denied that he did anything and fled the scene, heading west on West Ridge Pike... The manager was able to provide township police with the Florida registration number of the tractor-trailer and said that a sign posted on the side of the vehicle read "Moving Systems Incorporated" police said.

The area was searched by township police, and the vehicle was spotted parked on the curb in front of John Kennedy Ford on Ridge Pike. An officer proceeded to make contact with the occupants of the truck by knocking on the cab, according to reports.

A Middle Eastern man, later identified as Ron Katar, 23, exited the sleeper area of the cab and said that the operator was across the street as he pointed toward the Don Rosen Porsche dealer, reports said.

Elmakias and a white female, Ayelet Reisler, 23, were approaching the vehicle from the dealership, but the female then began walking in a different direction, acting as if she were not with Elmakias, according to reports. Reisler was detained and checked for identification. She had a German passport in her name and medication in a different name, police said. Plymouth Police Sgt. Thomas Longo was notified and responded to the incident.

Elmakias allegedly admitted to being behind Pizzeria Uno, although he said that he did not dump furniture, he was only turning around. Elmakias said that his destination was New York and that he was also coming from New York. He said he was in Plymouth because he was supposed to make a pickup in the morning and pointed toward the Storage USA facility on Belvoir Road , police said. Elmakias could not, however, provide a name or telephone number of the customer.

Township police dispatched a request for a Motor Carrier Program Inspector. Officer Gerald Schwartz of the Whitpain Police Department responded. Schwartz discovered through his investigation that the operator's log had been falsified and put the truck out of service due to violations. Inspection of the tractor-trailer's contents revealed a load three-quarters full containing household items, including furniture and boxes. Among the items in the truck was a Sony video camera. Plymouth Police Officer David McCann reviewed the tape found inside the camera. The tape had video footage of Chicago with zoomed-in shots of the Sears Tower, according to police.

Israeli Perfidy 30.Jun.2004 18:51

Patriot 23

It's about time we put a stop to this dual citizensihip nonsense with Israel. In fact, it's about time we put a stop to Israel. There's enough evidence linking them to 9-11 to warrant an investigation. If, in fact, they did it, we should wipe them off the face of the earth and summarily expel every supporter and sympathizer they have in this country.

Israel is a pustule unto the nations, a hemmorhoid.

re: How many countries does the US allow people to have dual citizenship with? 30.Jun.2004 20:00

anonymous

> I can think of only one...somewhere...in the Middle East. One that claims to be our ally.

Actually, the State Department has no restrictions on dual citizenship with any country. As far as the law is concerned, if you satisfy the requirements for US citizenship, it makes no difference if you're also a citizen of another country. Laws prohibiting dual citizenship have either been repealed by Congress or struck down by the Supreme Court. The reason there are so many US-Israeli dual citizens is actually Israsel's immigration policy -- any Jew who wants to be a citizen of Israel need only to live in Israel for a time -- not our cozy relationship with Israel. All this and a whole lot more on dual citizenship can be found here:

 http://www.richw.org/dualcit/

That being said, the fact that the FBI monitor in question is a dual citizen is not evidence that she is Israeli.

Dick Speaks 30.Jun.2004 22:18

D. Cheney

Hey Leahy, Go Fuck Yourself

FBI Infiltrator With Dual Citizenship Stymied 911 Investigation 30.Jun.2004 22:58

Rita

>If, in fact, they did it, we should wipe them off the face of the earth and summarily expel every supporter and sympathizer they have in this country.

You would wish to annihilate an entire people based on citizenship? A government can be corrupt without the complicity of its people; in fact, this is the U.S. case, isn't it?

The Problem is FAKE Zionism 30.Jun.2004 23:49

Yoda

The problem is fake Zionism masquerading as a religion - Zionism has usurped Judaism. Lots of Jews are getting ready to die - and it's God who is going to put his foot in their asses, not Palestinians.

Yes, they are pissing God off - after all, they killed his only Son.

Don't let America be hijacked by any one. 30.Jun.2004 23:59

Osman Haider

U.S.was built on the philosophy of freedom. Freedom to practice religion. Freedom to act within the bounds of law. The law was universally applied to all. This country prospered and expanded, there were hiccups-the civil war being one-but thge march towards progress continued. Then came the breaks. These were the coming into existence of pressure groups. the focus of such groups have been to control the economy of the country. With the control of the economy, specially of the finances, the control of the politics becomes a simple matter. The Federal Reserve Act of 1913 was a massive damaging blow to the independence of the U.S.A. Most of the shares of the Feds are held by foreigners. In fact,by only a few. These few then constitute the pressure group, and force the government of the day, to do as they bid. A very few control a vast economy, and hence its politics. I wonder how many Americans are aware of these facts. They consider themselves free when , in fact, they are not. They are being very cleverly manipulated. How they should think and behave is determined by this pressure group through the electronic media, the print media, movies etc. The wars in Korea and Vietnam, and the atrocities being committed in the Middle East are the product of this pressure group. The ordinary American sheds his blood and sweat so that the pressure groups may reap billions. Don't let this be America's century, make it the World's century. Don't let America be hijacked. Don't inflict pain upon the weak, they too, have a right to live with dignity and honour and in peace.

Dual Citizenship Is Widely Available between the US & Most Western Nations 01.Jul.2004 00:15

RC

Dual citizenship is available between America & every western country that I can think of. It's not new -- I remember a few Olympic athletes from the 70's having dual citizenship. You can learn mor about it here:

[url] http://www.richw.org/dualcit/[/url]

- RC

Israel is an exception with dual citizenship. 01.Jul.2004 04:01

Jake

Israel is the only country that an American citizen can actively seek citizenship without losing American citizenship.

ISRAOIL--IF ONLY YANKS KNEW! 01.Jul.2004 05:16

GEORGE IN TORONTO GADA.20042#WEB.NET

does anyone care that a lot of zionist political hacks have dual citizenship. i bet it is not for a sunny vacations but status of being a good jew supporter.does anyone care that many top dogs in both parties have dual citizenships and pander first to israel needs. what is the bullsh!t that many americans can acquire dual papers? for the low life types,try becoming a certified jew or apply for a israel
a israel citzenship and see if you qualify!i guess it isfor our poli-hogs ok to vote for $billions to give israel for the status of being a good citizen of israel.wake up america--your sons have dead for for bad cause--israoil!
if only people knew that un was solely created to make israel and a foothold in the middle-east.trace the origin of both wwi-wwii--israoil

911 truth 01.Jul.2004 08:06

insider

Although the israelis did indeed help with the 9/11 attrocity, this was not an attack against America. This event was what the PNAC (Project for a New American Century) requested. Israelis were helping at the behest of Cheney, Perle, Feith, Wolfy and the gang. Its no secret they needed "a new Pearl Harbour" to excuse the liberation of Iraqi oil and the routing of a pipeline through Afganistan. The real truth is oil production is peaking now and wars will be fought over the last bits in the middle east. Although we have enough oil for 40 years, the supply will drop 3% each year from now onwards. China needs more and more and there is going to be BIG trouble over what is left. That is why China and Russia are linking up with Iran. America's entire currency is entangled with oil. That is why Bush is spending like there is no tomorrow, as far as he is concerned there may be no tomorrow. Don't let anyone kid you otherwise, without enough oil many people are going to die. This IS the real problem. The war for oil is not one of greed, it is one of survival! The patriot act is in preperation for the response of armed Americans when they find out that they can't get enough oil. Expect to see UN soldiers in the US soon as Bush's survey found out 74% of US soldiers would disobey an order to shoot their own people.

settle down 01.Jul.2004 08:12

adam

It really sucks that a couple of you make totally racist statements, suggesting we "wipe Israel off the face of the Earth" and saying "it's God who's going to put his foot in their asses."

Let's remember that as Americans (I'm assuming), there's far more blood on OUR hands as the evil empire than there is on Israel. We don't hate ourselves for this, because we are easily able to make the distinction between our own selves, our people, and our government, which is totally ill-representative of us. We didn't personally mass-murder the Iraqi people over the last twelve years; our military did. And as for our atrocities in South America over the centuries, most Americans haven't a clue.

It's a little different in Israel since everyone is required to serve in the military, but nevertheless, blaming entire peoples for the acts of their leaders is precisely the thinking that leads to horrific outcomes. Just as the brain-dead racist American public allowed its country to commit mass murder of the Iraqi people for the crimes of Saddam Hussein, brain-dead racist people posting on this board would allow us to commit mass murder of the Jewish people (?!?thefuckiswrongwithyou!?) for the crimes of Ariel Sharon and the (actually small) group of deranged Mossad agents and ruling elites that orchestrate the perennial conflict.

In my opinion, the best solution is pushing for a global understanding and recognition of all forms of militarism and racism as folly, and hold people who support mass-murder as a solution to anything as mentally ill or at least dangerously misguided, as we do high-school dropouts and other "bad apples" now.

Except the present administration, of course, which needs to be brought to war crimes trials, followed by lifetime sentences in solitary confinement.

Dual Citizenship=Dual Loyalty 01.Jul.2004 08:58

Silver

The whole issue is one of loyalty. If the FBI is getting its intelligence info from citizens of foreign countries as it was in this case, then that info is inherently suspect. Imagine learning about the Pakistani relation to terrorism from Indian nationals or the Russian military from the Chinese. Of course the info will be biased.

Truth is, America doesn't have a working intelligence network in the Middle East or professionals who know the region/religion/language, it merely piggybacks off Israel and a few favored regimes. That is why we get our asses handed to us in the ME (See Iraq II, Beirut, Iran, the Cole etc.) and that is why the entire 9-11 investigation was a joke from the very beginning. (Several of the "highjackers" are alive and well, Israeli involvement was covered up etc.)

Excuse me people..... 01.Jul.2004 10:21

drunkby11

The country is TURKEY NOT ISRAEL.....this time.
:)

Isra - OIL? Don't make me LAUGH 01.Jul.2004 15:19

Yoda

Ok, if Oil is "peaking" then separate the hydrogen FROM WATER and USE THAT for FUEL.

Gotdamn some people are FUCKING STUPID!

What's that you say? The Corporate OIL FASCISTS won't let you do that?

Then SHOOT'EM BEFORE they shoot you.

After all, Pre-Emption is their gotdamm idea, remember?

Look, we are either going to have a new DARK AGES or a new RENAISANCE, which gotdamn one do you want?

If you find your NUTS in the hands of someone else, do you want'em to TICKLE or SQUEEZE?

By the way, God is still pissed.

But what happened to the monitor? 01.Jul.2004 16:43

djr

Thanks for posting this. It has been hard to retrospectively find info about Sibel Edmonds "real" whistleblowing claim. I can remember very clearly that the first news articles about this actually mentioned the foreign nation, and it was Israel and worse, Sibel's monitor was married to a Mossad operative and the monitor was involved in translations of the USA's listening in on Mossad activities. It was a classic "mole cover-up" operation - Sibel's monitor actually asked Sibel to join them because Sibel is a Jewess - the monitor could remove or ignore wiretaps that Mossad did not want the FBI to hear.

Ugly stuff from two ugly nations - i just wish they'd go play on some other planet and stop messing up this one.

Oh, And By the Way....Look who "owns" the Federal Reserve 01.Jul.2004 17:14

Yoda

Which is no more "Federal" than "Federal" "Express".

 http://www.save-a-patriot.org/files/view/whofed.html

Now, should I post the PHOTO of WARREN BUFFET with ARNOLD "da Toiminator" SwarzenHeifer with JACOB ROTHSCHILD at his "estate" before the California "election" whose ELECTRONIC VOTE COUNTING MACHINES were manufactured by....GUESS WHO...THE ROTHSCHILDS.

Should I post ORIN HATCH's (R-Utah) proposal to Amend the US Constitution, allowing FORIENGERS to run for President so SwarzenIdiot, the Hetian, can run for President?

Should I post the HISTORY OF THE HETIANS hired by the ROTHSCHILD family for GEORGE III of England to FIGHT AGAINST the Continental Army of General George Washington?

Should I post a link showing the Zionist ALAN GREENSPAN being KNIGHTED for his "service" to ENGLAND by the Queen of Engand - the Arch Treasurer for the Holy Roman Empire?

I bet you all find out real quick WHY there's fireworks at the 4th of July!

BANK of that....No WORLD TRADE CENTER on that.

And you tell Rothschild, that Zionist Slaver by Usury, that his day in Hell rapidly approaches. You can tell Orin Hatch his day in Hell is not far off either.

Tell AH-Nold that the FASCISTS in the "republican" party are not going to be able to save his ass either.


"Federal Reserve Notes are not dollars." ~ Russel L. Monk US Treasury

"Permit me to issue the money for a nation and I care not who makes its laws." ~ Baron de Rothschild

"You shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you mad." ~ Unknown

Slavery by Usury is a very REAL condition....and yes, that's EXACTLY what the American Revolution was ACTUALLY fought over. The INSIDEOUS International Bankers of Washington's day were going to make the Colonies of England - IN AMERICA - BOND SERVANT to the BANK of England, OVERTLY and COVERTLY. When British Troops entered Boston Harbor, they were under ORDERS to sieze the FIREARMS of the Colonists and to destroy their Armories (England employed the war tactic of disarming a "segment of people" in order that they cannot "uprise" against the RULE OF THE KING and they have employed this war tactic for centuries by the time of the American Revolution. Americans ain't as stupid as you think.) The Bank of England had already lobbied the Britsh Parliament to OUTLAW the Colonies DEBT FREE money created by the Government of New England under the advice and counsel of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN.

Slavery I tell you.

"The time is now near at hand which must probably determine whether Americans are to be freemen or slaves; whether they are to have any property they can call their own; whether their houses and farms are to be pillaged and destroyed, and themselves consigned to a state of wretchedness from which no human efforts will deliver them. The fate of unborn millions will now depend on God, on the courage and conduct of this army. Our cruel and unrelenting enemy leaves us only the choice of brave resistance, or the most abject submission. We have, therefore, to resolve to conquer or die." ~ General George Washington

"The question before the House is one of awful moment to this country. For my own part, I consider it as nothing less than a question of freedom or slavery; and in proportion to the magnitude of the subject ought to be the freedom of the debate. It is only in this way that we can hope to arrive at truth, and fulfill the great responsibility which we hold to God and our country. Should I keep back my opinions at such a time, through fear of giving offense, I should consider myself as guilty of treason towards my country, and of an act of disloyalty toward the Majesty of Heaven, which I revere above all earthly kings.

"The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave. Besides, sir, we have no election. If we were base enough to desire it, it is now too late to retire from the contest. There is no retreat but in submission and slavery! Our chains are forged! Their clanking may be heard on the plains of Boston! The war is inevitable - and let it come! I repeat it, sir, let it come." ~ Patrick Henry

"If ye love wealth greater than liberty, the tranquility of servitude greater than the animating contest for freedom, go home from us in peace. We seek not your counsel, nor your arms. Crouch down and lick the hand that feeds you; and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen." ~ Samuel Adams

Slavery you idiots, or do you STILL NOT "get it"?

Chattel Slavery was done away with, but NOT JUST CHATTEL SLAVERY - [b]ALL[/b] Slavery was done away with IN THE UNITED STATES by the SECOND 13th Amendment, the first 13th Amendment being obfuscated right out of existance.

That's right, there was another 13th Amendment that had to do with TITLES OF NOBILITY from FORIEGN GOVERNMENTS bestowed upon MEMBERS of the GOVERNMENT in order to SEDUCE them into SERVING THEIR GOVERNMENTS instead of the AMERICAN PEOPLE. The Papacy during the reign of Papal Government in Europe OFTEN USED TITLES to REWARD certain peoples and to WIN FAVORS. This is no secret. Greenspan OBVIOUSLY has never heard of the FIRST 13th Amendment. By the year 1870, it had simply vanished, although some schools in Colorado actually printed the first 13th Amendment in the History Books.

What's that you say? Never heard of the first 13th Amendment?

You can bet your sweet ASS Rothschild and Monarchy of England has.

corrections - my memory is stuffed 01.Jul.2004 17:32

djr

Further refreshing of the memory shows:

1. Edmonds is from Turkey, so probably not a Jewess.

2. Monitor is Jan Dickerson, wife of Major Douglas Dickerson "All you have to do is tell them where your wife works and what she does, and they will let you in like that" (from  http://antiwar.com/news/interview.html)

3. Searching for the major is useless, i reckon the links are taken down as and when they pop up.

4. Monitor did in fact escape the USA, along with dozens of operatives from an unnamed country (any guesses?)

More details on the monitor and her husband here 02.Jul.2004 13:01

linker