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The Sting: How the FBI Created a Terrorist

Aaronson, Trevor

Publisher:  The Intercept
Date Written:  16/03/2015
Year Published:  2015  
Resource Type:  Article

Informant-led sting operations are central to the FBI’s counterterrorism program. Of 508 defendants prosecuted in federal terrorism-related cases in the decade after 9/11, 243 were involved with an FBI informant, while 158 were the targets of sting operations.

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