Facts provided by an Israeli think tank contradict a July 23 front-page story in The New York Times about the origins of Israel’s assault on Gaza.
Al Jazeera Investigates - Informants
Published on Jul 20, 2014
Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit takes you inside the shadowy world of FBI informants and counterterrorism sting operations. Following the 9/11 attacks, the FBI set about to recruit a network of more than 15,000 informants. Al Jazeera’s investigative film tells the stories of three paid FBI informants who posed as Muslims as they searched for people interested in joining violent plots concocted by the FBI.
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US 173d Airborne Brigade’s Gray Gerelle Lamarcus and Edil McCough held under house arrest in Vicenza.
More than 15,000 households have had their taps turned off for being past due. Yet the bankrupt city hasn’t touched 40 businesses who owe $9.5 million in total.
US corporations used to pay nearly one-third of US taxes. Today, it’s less than 10 percent.
A 2011 memo from Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey hasn’t stopped Philadelphia police officers from intimidating and arresting people who try to record them, the ACLU says. So the organization is…
Rev Al Sharpton makes passionate call for justice at funeral for man who died after being put in a chokehold by police officers
The US military’s blue-sky research arm DARPA has built a bullet that follows its mark—even if the target is offset from where the sniper aimed. The EXACTO bullet’s “specially designed ammunition and real-time optical guidance system help track and direct projectiles to their targets by compensating for weather, wind, target movement and other factors that could impede successful hits,” DARPA boasts.
In 2000, both houses of Congress passed legislation that would have made any leak of classified information a felony. The provision, contained in the FY2001 intelligence authorization act, was designed “to ensure the prosecution of all unauthorized disclosures of classified information.” said Sen. Richard Shelby, the primary sponsor of the provision, at the time. While some unauthorized disclosures of classified information were already prohibited by statute (including the Espionage Act), others have not been specifically …