The Terror Factory by Trevor Aaronson
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The Terror Factory Summary
A groundbreaking work of investigative journalism, The Terror Factory: Inside the FBI's Manufactured War on Terror shows how the FBI has, under the guise of engaging in counterterrorism since 9/11, built a network of more than fifteen thousand informants whose primary purpose is to infiltrate Muslim communities to create and facilitate phony terrorist plots so that the bureau can then claim victory in the War on Terror.
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"Starred Review. Compelling, shocking, and gritty with intrigue." - Publishers Weekly
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Trevor Aaronson is associate director and co-founder of the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting, a nonprofit journalism organization that produces reporting about Florida and Latin America in English and Spanish. Previously, he was an investigative reporter and editor for The Memphis Commercial Appeal, and a staff writer for Village Voice Media's newspapers in Miami and Fort Lauderdale. He was also an Investigative Reporting Fellow at the University of California, Berkeley, where he developed a yearlong project about the FBI's use of informants in U.S. Muslim communities.
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