(Image: Lance Page / t r u t h o u t; Adapted: public domain / Wikimedia)[Editor's Note: To mark the 20th anniversary of the rise of the American security state after the September
Twenty years ago, every member of the United States Senate and House of Representatives—except for Representative Barbara Lee—gave President George W. Bush the green light to wage war however he pleased.
Source: FBI.gov [Editor's Note: To mark the 20th anniversary of the rise of the American security state after the September 11th attacks, The Dissenter presents a retrospective on this transformation in
It was official FBI policy to target Arabs, Muslims, and/or South Asians suspected of immigration violations.
"[W]e try to identify plots in the earliest stages possible because we don’t know what we don’t know about a terrorism plot," Attorney General Alberto Gonzales declared, referring to the FBI.