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"The Terror Factory: Inside the FBI's Manufactured War on Terrorism"

Trevor Aaronson

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Trevor Aaronson says that since 9/11, the FBI has built up a network of over 15,000 informants in Muslim communities around the U.S.  He argues that these informants spearhead phony terror plots which are then exposed by the FBI with great fanfare to make it look like the bureau is doing a good job of keeping us safe.  During this event, Mr. Aaronson is in conversation with Monika Bauerlein, co-editor of Mother Jones magazine.    

About the Authors

Trevor Aaronson

Trevor Aaronson is co-founder and co-director of the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting and a senior fellow at the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism at Brandeis University. The book "The Terror Factory" started off as a Mother Jones magazine cover story that earned Mr. Aaronson several journalism awards.  For more, visit: trevoraaronson.com.     


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"The Terror Factory: Inside the FBI's Manufactured War on Terrorism"

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  • Monday, March 4th at 6am (ET)
  • Saturday, March 2nd at 3pm (ET)
  • Sunday, February 24th at 7pm (ET)
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