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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Some colleagues are sympathetic classfiied warn you that you are pursuing a futile course that will only bring retaliation, harassment, and even danger to you and your family.

Classified woman

However, her boss did not want to know. I’ve been familiar with Ms. May 26, Jonathan Reynolds rated it it was amazing. They laid a foundation for her initial idealism and rugged perseverance in dealing with the unfortunate, selfish political consequences arising from woan best efforts to do what she saw as her duty.

However, not everyone in the FBI welcomed her contributions. Oct 31, Sally rated sbiel it was amazing Shelves: Sep 18, Jennifer rated it it was amazing Shelves: If you need to report a comment, please flag it and it will be reviewed.

Her adopted homeland was under attack, and she felt obligated to defend it.

Classified Woman by Sibel Edmonds

Just in time, Edmonds was able to convince her sister to leave Turkey for the US. Drake and Jesselyn Radack The book does have at least one flaw. Department of Justice – Office of the Inspector General. Edmonds began working with the FBI sibwl a translator. This is her 10 year ordeal in trying to get her story out.


Classified woman

I only hope that enough U. It is worth noting that speaking out means the attention is often more on the whistleblower and the injustice of reprisals than on the issue being addressed.

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 was adamant that national security was the central concern, but this often took a back seat in her saga of secrecy, surveillance, intimidation and other reprisals that she encountered.

This page was last edited on 16 Novemberat Reportedly, she told the commission that the FBI knew of a planned attack months away and the terrorists were in place. And the reason I feel she’s very credible is because people within the FBI have clsssified a lot of her story. Retrospectively classifying information as secret prevented action by the US Congress. I often think of this term as just a hyperbolic publishing buzzword to hype a book but this is the only word that describes this book.

Greed, corruption and incompetence exposed.

The Sibel Edmonds Story

Friends, relatives, and co-workers in the United States also abandoned her. The book itself is overlong; some segments are told through conversations when a brief factual summary would have sufficed and would have kept the narrative flowing better.


edmojds Brian Martin’s publications on dissent and whistleblowing. The FBI had a huge backlog of intercepts and recorded conversations that needed translation and analysis. As well-written as any piece of spy-fiction, except this classifiedd is real.

Lucky for her she started her journey then and not under the current Administration which would have found a method to silence her whistle-blowing with criminal injunction. Sibel Edmonds’ courageousness in the face of tyranny is positively uplifting. Edmonds found this initially.

The lesson here is to prepare for a wide range of possible attacks. This is an effort not to protect legitimate state secrets, but to protect criminality that has prospered in secrecy for far too long.

Rather than investigate Edmonds’s allegations vigorously and thoroughly, the FBI concluded that she was a disruption and terminated her contract. I believe her accusations of edmondw at the highest levels of our government. Shocked at the blatant betrayals you have discovered, you do the right thing and report this to your superiors.