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Manufacturing terrorism

2014-07-21 23:24:57.227373+00 by Dan Lyke 1 comments

Government agents 'directly involved' in most high-profile US terror plots:

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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#Comment Re: made: 2014-07-22 21:40:49.85569+00 by: Dan Lyke

Related but different:

OOPS: Fake bomb from training exercise mistaken for real bomb, Kent streets and businesses closed for hours.

‘Suspicious’ bag that caused Metro bus scare was left over from drill:

The suspicious bag left on a King County Metro bus that caused passengers to be evacuated and businesses to be shut down in Kent this morning contained a dummy pipe bomb left over from a drill last week, according to the sheriff’s office.

“It was our mistake,” said sheriff’s spokeswoman Sgt. DB Gates. “All we can do now is apologize for how that went down and change our protocol.”