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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They are our fellow citizens who would sacrifice freedom for the illusion of safety. I am warning you for your own good. Ronald E Bobbitt rated it liked it Mar 13, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Indeed Ms Edmonds is the scapegoat with no one in the FBI willing to stand with her or fight for her when After reading this book I wonder why I am taking off my shoes in the airport.
All trails led to her own supervisor. Mainly because of my interest and also because it is very well written.
Classified Woman-The Sibel Edmonds Story: A Memoir
Classified Woman is a powerful, compelling story. Not every whistleblower proceeds this way, but enough of them do for the path to be well worn. The Justice Department claimed “States Secrets” and maneuvered for a cooperative judge Reggie Walton to have cases filed by Edmonds dismissed. Edmonds duly reports the facts siel her suspicions This is an important story, in a somewhat flawed book. However, when she reported these, they edmmonds all covered up and she was soon targeted for being the messenger.
Give her all the stars! Files were not locked away like they were supposed to be, so they could just be put in a bag and taken away. I just finished reading her book and can’t stop thinking of what Sibel went through after approaching various government oversight agencies and representatives and being completely silenced. Pretty hard to put down all in all. And the reason I feel she’s very credible is because people within the FBI have corroborated a lot of her story. A key spin-off was being contacted by numerous other whistleblowers from intelligence agencies.
But when Edmonds contacted the commission and told them the sort of information she had, they didn’t want to know. Should be a must read for every American. This is her evmonds year ordeal in trying to get her story out.
Then Edmonds discovered that Jan Dickerson had been forging her Edmonds’ signature on translations, with Feghali’s approval. Dec 01, Cyrus Carter rated it it was amazing. Edmonds refuses to let the matter rest, however, and eventually launches congressional investigations and court cases.
Noblett rated it liked it Sep 21, I am amazed by this woman’s courage and determination in defense of the U. When Edmonds was hired, she was the only fully qualified Turkish translator, and this remained the case.
Retrieved 19 June And the first third or so of her book is actually pretty riveting reading. If we want our country back, we have to do it ourselves.
Classified Woman-The Sibel Edmonds Story: A Memoir by Sibel Edmonds (1 star ratings)
But her book raises the disturbing thought that ineptitude and careerism in our own agencies could be nearly as dangerous. When she tries to bring her case to the court system, she is slapped with the at-the-time rare and arcane “State Secret Privilege” which was so rare that it rendered only 7 Google hits when Ashcroft invoked it on her.
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She tried to find out how that had happened. Thrash Gardener rated it liked it Jul 21, In this startling new memoir, Sibel Edmonds—the most classified woman in U.
The Sibel Edmonds Story
Everyone seems to buy her story, lock, stock, and barrel. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Edmonds has turned what can be difficult material into a page-t Classified Woman is a book that does three difficult things at once — it makes a historically significant contribution to our understanding of the domestic political roots of our foreign policy, it identifies flaws clasified our systems of justice and accountability that should be addressed, and it does so in a way that makes for a good day or two at the beach for every individual reader.
This book is written in blood and tears, the blood of all the innocent people the United States government has tortured and killed with impunity, and the tears of someone who suffered greatly in attempting to avert those deaths and to preserve what had appeared to be freedoms.
Edmonds did not take this road, so how well it might have worked for her is uncertain.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Brian Martin’s publications on dissent and whistleblowing. Reams of documents and audio files from before had never been translated. The first thing was not to trust her bosses to do the right thing. This is a well written and eye-opening book. The American public need to know what is being done with their money as well as the corruption and cover ups by their so called national security team, high profile figures, judges and mainstream media etc.
Laws designed for exceptional circumstances are now used in routine circumstances to prevent releasing information to the public because it is embarrassing to the government.