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Newly Released FBI Documents Support Explosive Claims by Former FBI Translator Sibel Edmonds

Update on Sibel Edmonds

Official Documents Confirm Major Criminal Investigations of Turkish Operatives in Chicago

Wednesday, 17. March 2010

Newly Released FBI Documents Support Explosive Claims by Former FBI Translator Sibel Edmonds

FOIA CollageRecently released FBI documents prove the existence of highly sensitive National Security and criminal investigations of “Turkish Activities” in Chicago prior to September 11, 2001. These documents add further support to many of the allegations that former FBI translator Sibel Edmonds has claimed, in public and in Congress, since 2002. The documents were released under a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request into an organization called the Turkish American Cultural Alliance (TACA), an organization repeatedly named by Ms. Edmonds as being complicit in the crimes that she became aware of when she was a translator at the FBI.

The documents released under FOIA are almost completely redacted, but they do support many of Edmonds’ claims, including: