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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Edmonds has turned what can be difficult material into a page-t Classified Woman is a book that does three difficult things at once — it makes a historically significant contribution to our understanding of the domestic political roots of our foreign policy, it identifies flaws in our systems of justice and accountability that should be addressed, and it does so in a way that makes for a good day or two at the beach for every individual reader.
Sibel Edmonds’ “Classified Woman”
But it was worse than this. Retrieved from ” https: Instead the US turned out to be even worse than many of the brutal dictatorships it had installed and supported, which only stands to reason of course.
Her account is full of fishy details that make her seem less a person of principles and, at least when it comes to certain former FBI co-workers, more a person bent on personal revenge. Edmonds has turned what can be difficult material into a page-turner. She identified herself as a whistleblower and challenged her termination; however, the courts dismissed her lawsuit for wrongful termination because classifiec FBI would need to disclose privileged information.
This is not a Tom Clancy novel, but you’ll be hard pressed to believe this could really happen in the United States, but yet, it did! I don’t know how she got out of bed every day to continue her fight against a secretive, corrupt government which continually changed it’s rules I read it cover to sibep over the course of one day.
Edmonds discovered that another translator in her area, Melek Can Dickerson, had negligible capacity to understand Turkish, yet was making crucial decisions about which files to ignore.
The FBI was being inundated with new data, on top of an enormous backlog of thousands of files that had been long overdue for translation.
Due to this, most of the mega-publishing companies refused to publish her story. Even so, a self-published book can still develop an Index. The reason was the attacks of 9 September Her co-worker Dickerson, whose work Edmonds had exposed as protecting criminals in Turkey, threatened Edmonds and apparently used connections to have them threatened.
Once your comment is approved, it sibell then be viewable on the discussion thread. She takes her case all the way up to the highest FBI ranks where she is subsequently fired. In many whistleblower cases, the mass media are powerful allies. In blocking her deposition, the government absurdly held that it would endanger national security for Edmonds to answer eedmonds such as: Archived from the original on 15 October She discovered others with important information were similarly given the cold shoulder.
Edmonds self-published the book, which is a story all by itself, including the reasons some of the publishers with whom she spoke declined to work with her on terms she deemed appropriate. But the education system is just as putrid, just as much a festering mess of misconduct as the rest of the government.
The author is very brave to have brought this story to light considering classifidd her former employer and two administrations had already done to her. If you need to report a comment, please flag it and it will be reviewed. One of the first people she ran afoul of was her boss, Mike Feghali, a naturalized U.
In response, she claims that managers retaliated  against her, and she was fired on 22 March On occasions, she came to the office to continue a crucial translation and discovered that lots of it had been lost or garbled, losing days of effort.
Sep 20, Robert Kirkconnell rated edmobds it was amazing. Edmonds made contact and found they were allies in the struggle to raise the alarm about problems in the security system. Thank you Sibel for your courage, character, and integrity.
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But time passes and nothing changes. The World of Corporate Managers by Robert Jackallthe more serious factor is the mafia-like nature of those in power. Feghali, it became evident, was covering for, if not openly conspiring with, at least one translator, Melek Can Dickerson, who was clearly an agent for the Turkish government and powerful Turkish lobbying groups.
Here is a firsthand account of just how corrupt US government agencies are. This has nothing to do with protecting national security, but everything to do with protecting corruption, conspiracy, and treason in government.
For years, Edmonds poured incredible energy into her campaigns, holding herself together by the hope of real change. Retrieved 16 August Friends, relatives, and co-workers in the United States also abandoned her. Womaj Edmonds was an immigrant, someone who had experienced brutal dictatorships and expected something different in t For those who think that there is even the slightest possibility that the United States government could become less evil dibel of more and more evil every day, this book is required reading.
Paperbackpages. However, he felt the central thesis of government incompetence and corruption was correct.
The Sibel Edmonds Story
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. HTML version also available. FBI management instructed Edmonds to take classiffied lie detector test, with the usual bind. She is nationally recognized as the most classified woman in the United States.
Edmonds grew up in Iran and Qoman. The extraordinary part of this saga is that the government was able to retrospectively claim that certain information was classified, even though it was already in the public domain. Books by Sibel Edmonds.
The case was originally assigned to what seemed to be a fair judge. I hope more citizens read Sibel Edmonds’ story. They have 30 days with which to do so.