Posts Tagged ‘Sibel Edmonds’


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From Thomas Drake to Bradley Manning, many whistleblowers have faced retaliation for revealing controversial government information. Last week the House Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government-Sponsored Enterprises passed a bill that weakens the protection for whistleblowers. The bill involves the whistleblower to meet the company in question before going to a regulatory agency. Then the agency would inform the entity being suspected of wrong doing before any enforcement action is taken. Sibel Edmonds, editor of Boiling Frogs Post, gives us a firsthand perspective for the war against whistleblowers.

In November of last year, The Washington Times published an opinion piece entitled, “Bahrain, a vital US ally. Backing protesters would betray a friend and harm American security.” The article was written by Vice-Admiral Charles Moore, who is now a regional president for Lockheed Martin. Lockheed Martin has done millions of dollars of business with Bahrain. Bahrain has been criticized for abusing its own citizens and Sibel Edmonds with the National Security Whistleblowers Coalition, joins us to discuss why Bahrain is interested in lobbying in America.

Most Americans have never heard of Sibel Edmonds, and if the U.S. government has its way, they never will. The former FBI translator turned whistleblower tells a chilling story of corruption at Washington’s highest levels—sale of nuclear secrets, shielding of terrorist suspects, illegal arms transfers, narcotics trafficking, money laundering, espionage…