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Classified Woman-The Sibel Edmonds Story: A Memoir [Kindle Edition]

Sibel D Edmonds
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In this startling new memoir, Sibel Edmonds—the most classified woman in U.S. history—takes us on a surreal journey that begins with the secretive FBI and down the dark halls of a feckless Congress to a stonewalling judiciary and finally, to the national security whistleblowers movement she spearheaded. Having lived under Middle East dictatorships, Edmonds knows firsthand what can happen when government is allowed to operate in secret. Hers is a sobering perspective that combines painful experience with a rallying cry for the public’s right to know and to hold the lawbreakers accountable. With U.S. citizens increasingly stripped of their rights in a calibrated media blackout, Edmonds’ story is a wake-up call for all Americans who, willingly or unwillingly, traded liberty for security in the wake of 9/11.

About the Author

Sibel Edmonds is the editor of Boiling Frogs Post and the founder- director of National Security Whistleblowers Coalition. She is the recipient of the 2006 PEN/Newman's Own First Amendment Award. Ms. Edmonds worked as a language specialist for the FBI where she reported serious acts of security breaches and cover-ups, and for that she was retaliated against and ultimately fired. The court proceedings on her case were blocked by the assertion of State Secrets Privilege, and the U.S. Congress has been gagged and prevented from taking up or even discussing her case through retroactive classification issued by the Department of Justice. Ms. Edmonds has a MA in Public Policy from George Mason University, and a BA in Criminal Justice and Psychology from George Washington University.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1472 KB
  • Print Length: 354 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0615602223
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Sibel Edmonds (25 April 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B007XY8INW
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #177,397 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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5.0 out of 5 stars A True Eye Opener, Courageous Masterpiece 16 July 2012
By tan01
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We have here a woman who stands tall & proud against all odds in fighting the wrath of the FBI & other institutions intent on keeping her quiet. The truth hurts & the shocking situations Sibel Edmonds had to go through when she worked for the FBI are absolutely crazy. Imagine finding out you knew an arsonist in your street & going to the police to report him. When you get there they tell you to keep it quiet & the arsonist is the son of a high ranking white house official & the truth will badly damage his reputation. That's what it feels like when you read A Classified Woman, there is blatant deception, lies, scandal & everything in-between happening within the FBI & you go through Sibel's struggle with her & she tries her hardest to get the truth out there. A truly brave woman who has endured more than any woman should in those circumstances.

A gripping book from start to finish, you think America can't get any worse & realize that stories like hers are coming out at an alarmingly frequent rate & all are silenced through courts, judges, officials. America is in a right state at the minute with the gas fracking poisoning & killing people & the environment, Sibel's story is just a small part of whats wrong with America as a whole. As she says in her book she hates the fact that its a country that tries to portray an illusion of freedom instead of admitting its just a dictatorship.

All in all an absolute must buy! Sibel your an inspiration.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
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A fascinating account of how her work as an intelligence analyst was found to be unhelpful when it contradicted the created fiction of 9/11 required by her FBI employer. Where was the help from the civil liberties groups or upholders of the right to freedom of information at the beginning of her troubles? She persisted despite all the odds against her in telling her story to the world.
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5.0 out of 5 stars It beggars belief 23 Aug 2012
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I bought this ebook after reading about Sibel on Truthout. This account will both make your jaw drop in sheer disbelief at the extent of corruption, and your blood boil that the land of the free has been manipulated by its own government to be anything but free.
There is a truth in the quote "Power corrupts, absolute power corrupts absolutely". The tenet of the constitution that the government is of the people for the people is nothing more now than lip service, and in a country with such a violent world history and weapons coming out of its teeth, the potential consequences for all of us are dire.

Listen to what she has to say, while it is still possible to hear it. Perhaps think a little. Most of all, listen to news agencies that aren't owned by Fox.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A bright woman with a remarkable and strong will 17 Oct 2013
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As the United States of America descends into the dark age of a police state with its own population seemingly oblivious to the losses that have already taken place, one can only admire the courage it must have cost Sibel to stand up straight and fight.

She personifies a dim sparkle of hope to those who have eyes to see, to those who dare to question their own assumptions as well as the pre-digested assumptions the so called main-stream media present to the masses.

America is in need of courageous people, now more so than ever, if the current and future challenges ought to be overcome. For now these carriers of hope are prosecuted, gagged and imprisoned, but then, so was Nelson Mandela.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fascinating ... 20 Feb 2014
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Readers who enjoy this book, which is a real 'tour de force' of clarity, integrity and courage, should be aware that Sibel's work continues .... Google her name and see what comes up.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Inspiring 3 July 2013
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Thank you for all your hard work Sibel, I will be joining your boiling frog news website and getting connected. Lots of love x
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