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911 Whistleblower Sibel Edmonds Won't Go Away

In spite of the gag that has been wrapped around her mouth by the Bush administration, Sibel Edmonds will continue to be their worst nightmare:
Here are some excerpts from her open letter to Thomas Kean, Chairman Of The 9/11 Commission.
Over three years ago, more than four months prior to the September 11 terrorist attacks, in April 2001, a long-term FBI informant/asset who had been providing the bureau with information since 1990, provided two FBI agents and a translator with specific information regarding a terrorist attack being planned by Osama Bin Laden. This asset/informant was previously a high-level intelligence officer in Iran in charge of intelligence from Afghanistan. Through his contacts in Afghanistan he received information that:
  • 1) Osama Bin Laden was planning a major terrorist attack in the United States targeting 4-5 major cities,
  • 2) the attack was going to involve airplanes,
  • 3) some of the individuals in charge of carrying out this attack were already in place in the United States,
  • 4) the attack was going to be carried out soon, in a few months.

The agents who received this information reported it to their superior, Special Agent in Charge of Counterterrorism, Thomas Frields, at the FBI Washington Field Office, by filing "302" forms, and the translator translated and documented this information. No action was taken by the Special Agent in Charge, and after 9/11 the agents and the translators were told to 'keep quiet' regarding this issue. The translator who was present during the session with the FBI informant, Mr. Behrooz Sarshar, reported this incident to Director Mueller in writing, and later to the Department of Justice Inspector General. The press reported this incident, and in fact the report in the Chicago Tribune on July 21, 2004 stated that FBI officials had confirmed that this information was received in April 2001, and further, the Chicago Tribune quoted an aide to Director Mueller that he (Mueller) was surprised that the Commission never raised this particular issue with him during the hearing (Please refer to Chicago Tribune article, dated July 21, 2004)....

Melek Can Dickerson, a Turkish Translator, was hired by the FBI after September 11, and was placed in charge of translating the most sensitive information related to terrorists and criminals under the Bureau's investigation. Melek Can Dickerson was granted Top Secret Clearance, which can be granted only after conducting a thorough background investigation. Melek Can Dickerson used to work for a semi-legit organizations that were the FBI's targets of investigation. Melek Can Dickerson had on going relationships with two individuals who were FBI's targets of investigation. For months Melek Can Dickerson blocked all-important information related to these semi-legit organizations and the individuals she and her husband associated with. She stamped hundreds, if not thousands, of documents related to these targets as ' Not Pertinent.'

Melek Can Dickerson attempted to prevent others from translating these documents important to the FBI's investigations and our fight against terrorism. Melek Can Dickerson, with the assistance of her direct supervisor, Mike Feghali, took hundreds of pages of top-secret sensitive intelligence documents outside the FBI to unknown recipients. Melek Can Dickerson, with the assistance of her direct supervisor, forged signatures on top-secret documents related to certain 9/11 detainees. After all these incidents were confirmed and reported to FBI management, Melek Can Dickerson was allowed to remain in her position, to continue the translation of sensitive intelligence received by the FBI, and to maintain her Top Secret clearance.

The entire letter is online at DOGSPOT, along with related links

http://electromagnet.us/dogspot/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=456

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She's made herself irrelevent 31.Dec.2006 10:03

Shaker

Who is Sybil Edmonds? Seems to me that keeping one's mouth shut when ordered to do so by the corruption you're trying to uncover is a bit of a paradox, don't you think? Has she asked herself whether she herself is an unwitting plant, one who could place the story in a desired perspective, and that she and others who believe her aren't in on the joke, hence the lack of action regarding her information? Years have gone by and her 'evidence' may just simply be irrelevent now.

Osama Yo'Mama 02.Jan.2007 10:11

mee-hop messenger

"Osama" gets you thnking BLOWBACK.
We want to be thinking INSIDE JOB.

still debating? 02.Jan.2007 19:15

me

BLOWBACK = INSIDE JOB?
causality...
but we're still debating chicken/egg ethos?

If it mentions Osama, it's part of the cover story 25.Jan.2007 19:19

I'm Awake - RU?

Osama could not and did not have a damn thing to do with 9/11.