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Documents provide rare insight into FBI's terrorism stings

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There have been 138 terrorism or national security cases involving informants since 2001, and 51 of those have come over the past three years, according to the Center on National Security at Fordham Law School in New York. The center said the government secured convictions in 91 percent of those cases. Law enforcement officials say stings are a vital tactic for heading off terrorism. But civil rights activists and others say the FBI has been identifying individuals with radical views who, despite brash talk, might have little ability to launch attacks without the government's help.

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they are setting up folks as fall guys to justify ... by zon moy on Sunday, Apr 15, 2012 at 5:19:45 PM
The FBI with all the police combined, cannot... by steveswimmer on Sunday, Apr 15, 2012 at 8:33:01 PM