But, Without Government, Who Would Create, Then Foil, Terror Plots?

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“(Fidelity, Bravery, Integrity)
Federal Bureau of Investigation”

Government Agents “Directly Involved” in Most High-Profile US Terror Plots:

() 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.

The lengthy report, released on Monday by Human Rights Watch, raises questions about the US criminal justice system’s ability to respect civil rights and due process in post-9/11 terrorism cases. It portrays a system that features not just the sting operations but secret evidence, anonymous juries, extensive pretrial detentions and convictions significantly removed from actual plots.

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My CommentaryBut Without Government Who Would. Ah Forget It.