Classified Woman-The Sibel Edmonds Story has ratings and 54 reviews. In this startling new memoir, Sibel Edmonds — the most classified woman in U.S. Classified Woman-The Sibel Edmonds Story has ratings and 54 reviews. Charles said: This is an important story, in a somewhat flawed book. Ms. Edmonds. The book Classified Woman is her story. If you have any trust in the US justice system, beware! This book shows such deep-seated dysfunction and corruption.
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She felt it was her duty as a loyal employee and citizen to report the security risks she discovered – including external risks to the US and internal risks within the FBI – to higher authorities. Edmonds has been subjected to several government-asserted State Secrets Privilege orders, and the U. Edmonds discovered that another translator in her area, Melek Can Dickerson, had negligible capacity to understand Turkish, yet was making crucial decisions about which files to ignore.
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Explore the Home Gift Guide. She trusted the system and paid the penalty. Her goal was to prevent any more terrorist attacks. This result had nothing to do with national security; quite the contrary, it damaged security but protected incompetence, negligence and criminality within the national security apparatus.
Buy the selected items together This item: I believe everything Sibel Edmonds says about the FBI, congress, and the executive branch taking extraordinary pains to cover up internal malfeasance.
I admire her courage and continued desire to uncover what power-influence-money can do especially amongst institutions that are meant up to uphold the law and national security! Whistle blowers, conspiracy theorists and boiling frogs. I have listened to many of her interviews and feel that if more people had a backbone like her in our government we wouldn’t be in the mess we’re in!
Informative and eye opening.
Interesting insight to many workings within government. I am left speechless after reading this book. In her six month stint at the agency, Edmonds witnessed blatant incompetence, personal agendas that compromised national security, and corruption at top levels of the American government. Her co-worker Dickerson, whose work Edmonds had exposed as protecting criminals in Turkey, threatened Edmonds and apparently used connections to have them threatened.
Edmonds reported the Dickersons’ proposal to Feghali, who dismissed it.
Classified Woman | The Sibel Edmonds Story | A Memoir
Edmonds that she has now done all that is required to keep herself from ever being blamed, but seems mystified that Ms. Edmonds, having been contacted by edjonds other whistleblowers, decided to set up an organisation, the National Security Whistleblowers Coalition.
After becoming a citizen Ms. A secret is a secret but why it’s a secret is a secret or who says it’s a secret is a secret. They’d never allow something to be taught that would cause people to think, instead of merely react.
They have 30 days with which to do so.
They sat on her manuscript for days and still never returned it to her! Edmonds self-published the book, which is a story all stlry itself, including the reasons some of the publishers with whom she spoke declined to work with her on terms she deemed appropriate. She learned from them of more serious cover-ups. HTML version also available.
Greed, corruption and incompetence exposed. She assumed that someone higher up in the FBI needed to know and would address the problem. When going up the chain of command in the executive branch and Inspector General internal mechanisms for investigating fraud, waste, and abuse went nowhere, she sought judicial remedy edmondx filing lawsuits only to be improperly gagged by ‘state secrecy privilege’.
Especially when it comes to foreign policy and the edonds on terror. She worked with angry widows and with other whistleblowers to expose the failures of that commission. Eileen rated it liked it Dec 16, And the reason I feel she’s very credible is because people within the FBI have corroborated a lot of her story. The Sibel Edmonds Story. She listened to Congressman Henry Sttory and others in and promise a ghe investigation if the Democrats won a majority, a promise that was immediately broken when the Democrats took control of Congress in Martin Bassani rated it liked it Mar 17, The Deception That Changed the World.
This couple attempted to recruit Edmonds and her husband into the American Turkish Council and the Assembly of Turkish American Associations, offering large financial benefits. Lucky for her she started her journey then and not under the current Administration I hope more citizens read Sibel Edmonds’ story.
Edmonds shows subel easily individual rights protected by the constitution are ignored and abused. Nevertheless, collecting information is so important that it can be worth taking the risk.
Classified Woman is a powerful, compelling s I’ve been familiar with Ms. National Security Whistleblowers Coalition: Edmonds’ story is unusual mainly in the exceptionally high profile of her saga and the lengths claszified US government went to block independent investigation of her claims. We concluded that the FBI could not show, by clear and convincing evidence, that it would have terminated Edmonds’s services absent her disclosures.
Mass media coverage can make a huge difference. I’ve been familiar with Ms.