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By Sibel D Edmonds
During this startling new memoir, Sibel Edmonds—the such a lot categorized girl in U.S. history—takes us on a surreal trip that starts with the secretive FBI and down the darkish halls of a feckless Congress to a stonewalling judiciary and eventually, to the nationwide safeguard whistleblowers stream she spearheaded. Having lived lower than heart East dictatorships, Edmonds understands firsthand what can take place whilst govt is permitted to function in mystery. Hers is a sobering viewpoint that mixes painful event with a rallying cry for the public’s correct to understand and to carry the lawbreakers responsible. With U.S. electorate more and more stripped in their rights in a calibrated media blackout, Edmonds’ tale is a warning call for all americans who, willingly or unwillingly, traded liberty for illusive safety within the wake of Sep 11.
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Together with your desktop 100% fresh, with all of the commendation letters and optimistic task reviews you had collected, with your whole allegations and experiences documented and witnessed, and with passing the polygraph try with out system defects, they ran out of valid purposes to fireside you. Your destiny attorney could have an excellent case, a slam dunk case. ” strolling out of there, i began pondering: How are they going to justify firing me? Roberts was once correct; I had performed not anything improper. What might they use as a sound cause? weeks later, my questions have been replied. in line with the termination letter, the FBI had made up our minds to terminate my agreement “solely for the benefit of the govt.. ” in order that used to be it. the govt. didn’t desire any purposes. i used to be an inconvenience. IV PURSUING ALL 4 BRANCHES nine Warrant The day after i used to be fired, i started searching for an legal professional, which proved tough. sturdy, reasonable legal professionals keen to tackle the FBI and Justice division are a rarity in Washington, DC. so far as executive watchdog and whistleblower businesses move, none of them name again except you take place to be recognized. (It took me years to appreciate the sport: high-profile circumstances are funds cows for lots of of those teams, who use the money they increase to pay the salaries in their staffs, none of whom are whistleblowers. ) After an extended, difficult seek, Beryl Howell (Senator Leahy’s leader suggestions) helped me get involved with Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto, a DC legislations company with services in whistleblower and employment legislation. The firm’s leader investigator, Kris Kolesnik, had labored for Senator Grassley and was once a professional investigator in whistleblower instances, particularly these regarding the FBI. It appeared an ideal healthy. Matthew notion that lunch—just the 2 of us—might be a good suggestion. In a home filled with in-laws and family, we attempted to not speak about the case, yet loads used to be taking place so quick. The date sounded excellent. The day too was once ideal, sunny and strangely hot so early in could. We met at a old fashioned family-owned café in previous city Alexandria. in the course of our lunch we mentioned my upcoming IG interview; i might be observed by way of my lawyers. It used to be a reduction to have a person who labored for my pursuits and stood by means of my facet for a metamorphosis. whereas we waited for our coffees, my cellphone rang. It used to be my heart sister, Lena. She sounded shaken up and requested whilst i'd be coming domestic. We have been merely 5 mins away. “What’s incorrect? ” I requested. “Something occurred? ” “That’s ok … I’ll wait till you get domestic. We simply received a few information from Turkey. It doesn’t sound reliable. I’ll see you in a couple of minutes. ” My abdominal clenched. “I imagine it’s my grandmother,” I advised Matthew. “I imagine she’s lifeless. I’ll need to visit Turkey if that’s the case. I won’t permit threats or the bureau cease me from being there for my grandmother. ” He reached out and held my hand. “You don’t recognize that it’s approximately your grandmother. Don’t leap to conclusions, Sibel. And it doesn't matter what, you can't return to Turkey—ever. you recognize rather well what they’d do to you over there.