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Government agents ´directly involved´
in most high-profile US terror plots

Guardian [UK], by Spencer Ackerman

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Posted By:mark34, 7/21/2014 9:39:40 PM

Nearly all of the highest-profile domestic terrorism plots in the United States since 9/11 featured the "direct involvement" of government agents or informants, a new report says. Some of the controversial "sting" operations "were proposed or led by informants", bordering on entrapment by law enforcement. Yet the courtroom obstacles to proving entrapment are significant, one of the reasons the stings persist. (Snip) "In some cases the FBI may have created terrorists out of law-abiding individuals by suggesting the idea of taking terrorist action or encouraging the target to act," the report alleges.

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The source (Guardian [UK]) must have location for our search function. LCom Staff.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mark34, 7/21/2014 9:46:06 PM     (No. 9934551)

Sorry - I should have given the source as: Guardian [UK].

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 7/21/2014 9:49:01 PM     (No. 9934554)

Based on a report from "Human Rights Watch" = paranoid moonbattery.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/21/2014 9:51:30 PM     (No. 9934556)

We live in a Banana Republic of PCness today.
The last paragraph says a lot.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Trigger2, 7/22/2014 5:48:22 AM     (No. 9934770)

Not surprising when you consider the Fed Goobermint has the Muslim Brotherhood embedded in it.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Pluperfect, 7/22/2014 5:55:14 AM     (No. 9934777)

I am always suspicious of sting arrests. Sometimes they prove to have truly helped uncover a crime, but too many of them are just setups.

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