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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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One of her superiors informed her in these words:. Lucky for her she started her journey then and not under the current Administration I hope more citizens read Sibel Edmonds’ story. Everyone seems to buy her story, lock, stock, and barrel.

Sibel Edmonds, Classified Woman: Edmonds made contact and found they were allies in the struggle to raise the alarm about problems in the security system. In dealing with any issue in which senior management might be implicated and have something to hide, they essentially become the enemy of truth and fair play and hence the enemy of the whistleblower. This proves there are no Heros.

Refresh and try again. 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.

To prevent her explosive testimony from seeing the light of day, President George W. I have listened to many of her interviews and feel that if more people had a backbone like her in our government we wouldn’t be in the mess we’re in! She discovered nuclear secrets were being passed foreign entities who then offered them to the highest bidder! If you are someone desiring a clearer perspective on the way things really are, then this is a mandatory read.


This has nothing to do with protecting national security, but everything to do with protecting corruption, conspiracy, and treason in government.

The book itself is overlong; some segments are told through conversations when a brief factual summary would have sufficed and would have wokan the narrative flowing better.

While reviewing allegedly translated correspondence, she realizes very important information was intentionally “overlooked” with devastating, ongoing results This is an important story, in a somewhat flawed book. Her true struggle, however, was within U. Edmonds’s allegations of impropriety at the FBI later came to the attention of the Senate Judiciary Committeewhich held unclassified hearings on classifled matter on 17 Juneand 9 July Brian Martin’s book reviews.

Edmonds found this initially. I had an odd reaction to this book. Her reputation was especially damaged in Turkey, where she was denounced as a spy. 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.

FBI management instructed Edmonds to take a lie detector test, with the usual bind. Sibel is a new hero of mine and I have a new-found sense of what makes America great Does it mean I can no longer leave this country, because showing my passport to officials constitutes a breach of security?

Sibel Edmonds’ “Classified Woman”

May 09, Paul rated it liked it Shelves: Major cities with skyscrapers. A article from Vanity Fair gives her story more concisely and with more journalistic discipline. Fine released a summary of the audit report, claiming “that many of her allegations were supported, that the FBI did not take them classigied enough, and that her allegations were, in fact, the most significant factor in the FBI’s decision to terminate her services.

She was aware of this problem but could not find an easy way to overcome it. To Edmonds’ disgust, the previously supportive politicians didn’t follow through, and the Obama administration carried on the same oppressive policies as its predecessor, the Bush administration.

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Having done your duty, you expect that higher-ups in the chain of command will do theirs. But until recently the US carried on a pretense of democracy and freedom at home. Thanks for telling us about the problem.


Jul 13, Dean rated it it was amazing. What could Edmonds have done differently? Edmonds’ story is unusual mainly in the exceptionally high profile of her saga and the lengths the US government went to block independent investigation of her claims. The World of Corporate Managers by Robert Jackallthe more serious factor is the mafia-like nature of those in power. It was believed the agents reported this information internally at the FBI, but it is unclear that it ever went beyond that, in fact, both the agents remarked, and the translator told Edmonds, that the intelligence was not specific enough to take action upon.

Jan 03, Frank rated it it was amazing Shelves: Meanwhile, we can be thankful that there are individuals such as Edmonds who have taken the noble, principled path of speaking out, paying the penalty for pushing for honest and effective behaviour, and surviving to mobilise others and tell a story that can inform and inspire us all.

However, when she reported these, they were all covered up and she was soon targeted for being the messenger. This page was last edited on 16 Novemberat She discovered others with important information were similarly given the cold shoulder.

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This book is both amazing and ermonds, all the more so because it is true. A balanced treatment of a whistleblower story is often highly damaging to the employer, so media coverage is often the best support a whistleblower can obtain.

Edmonds gave testimony in August and gave information that had twice previously been gagged under state secrets privilege. However, Edmonds’s assertions regarding the co-worker, when viewed claszified a whole, raised substantial questions and were supported by various pieces of evidence.