In , she published an autobiography called Classified Woman – The Sibel Edmonds Story: A Memoir. Reviewing the. Join Sibel Edmonds at her Website In this startling memoir, Sibel Edmonds— the most classified woman in U.S. history—takes us on a surreal journey that. Classified Woman (Image: Sibel Edmonds)Sibel Edmonds is a former language specialist for the FBI, where she reported serious acts of.
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Retrieved 9 December Meanwhile, we can be thankful that there are individuals such as Edmonds who have taken the noble, principled path of speaking out, paying the womam for pushing for honest and effective behaviour, and surviving to mobilise others and tell a story that can inform and inspire us all.
Energy Environment Computers Space. In that capacity, you discover that some of the highest elected and appointed political leaders in the land are engaged in espionage and treason, accepting bribes and selling weapons and information including nuclear weapons secrets to foreign powers, including our enemies.
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For those capable of learning from the experiences of others without having to suffer personally, this is the best book about the United States government I’ve ever seen. Which is probably just what the FBI was counting on in the first place. Sibel Edmonds recounts one conversation in which Feghali told woamn. Shocked at the blatant betrayals you have discovered, you do the right thing and report this to your superiors.
I checked and wooman check all my sources for continuity of data and credibility.
The Sibel Edmonds Story
Pretty hard to put down all in all. As one commenter noted, her account is true-to-life spy fiction, and it deserves widespread circulation. Retrieved 22 May Action is swift, but not what you had expected. Through behind-the-scenes pressure, it was reassigned to a judge who was a pawn of the Bush administration, and who would rule for the government no matter what the evidence. This is the book that should be taught in civics classes. Boiling Frogs Post is an independent news, editorials, investigative video reports, and Podcast interviews channel.
Brian Martin’s book reviews. Problem was that no one wanted to listen to her, and she was fired for “truthing. Episodes that are crucial to the chain of events sometimes get blurred with less important things. What languages do you speak? May 13, John Mesler rated it it was amazing.
Jul 10, Bruno de Maremma rated it it was amazing Shelves: Concerning tough questions about espionage and invoking state secrets privilege, “The media – that is, the mainstream media in the United States – never asked these questions, never sought an answer through investigative work.
Retrospectively classifying information as secret prevented action by the US Congress.
Unlike those in and out of government who attempt to dispute what she saw during her tenure with the FBI, Edmonds’ account is credible. And that’s where this interesting book left me, ashamed of my government, more than ever aware of and watchful for high-level lying and coverups, yet mistrustful of the messenger herself. An often-repeated piece of advice to potential whistleblowers is to collect lots of information about the problem.
Her boss even suggested that she slow down and take longer lunch breaks, even telling her to do her study at work at the expense of the American tax payers! Her relatives in Turkey were threatened and ceased all communication with her.
I can’t see any other way to right the ship. Edmonds set up a blog and was having a big impact. Sibe, reading this book I wonder why I am taking off my shoes in the airport. Author, Sibel Edmonds has my utmost respect. In dealing with any issue in which senior management might be implicated and have something to hide, they essentially become wiman enemy of truth and fair play and hence the enemy of the whistleblower.
Classified Woman | The Sibel Edmonds Story | A Memoir
Even so, a self-published book can still develop an Index. Edmond’s name kept coming up. I had an odd reaction to this book. 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. Sep 06, Andy Kurzweil rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: I only hope that enough U.
Friends, relatives, and co-workers in the United States also abandoned her. There is another stage worth mentioning: It took her by surprise, her previously held idealism and faith in the US government shattered at every turn. The first thing was not to trust her bosses to do the right thing.
There were other cities that were mentioned. She is a petite, classifidd woman of incredible courage and, seemingly, indomitable will who has stood toe-to-toe against forces of evil that have caused many other would-be patriots to wilt or cut and run. In Junethe Associated Press and Washington Post reported that the FBI subel Edmonds was dismissed because her actions were disruptive and breached security and that she performed poorly at her job.
Greed, corruption and incompetence exposed.