TITLE

the informants

AUTHOR(S)
Aaronson, Trevor
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
Mother Jones;Sep/Oct2011, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses whether U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) informants employed to prevent terrorist attacks are actually leading them. The article says the FBI's believes that foreign terrorist operations use the Internet to recruit individual sympathizers for terrorist acts. The article presents information gathered from prosecution records of 508 terrorism-related cases, describes how the FBI builds its informant network, and what informants are assigned to do. INSETS: Terms of entrapment;Psst, want a bomb?.
ACCESSION #
65034562

 

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