Sibel Edmonds

BFP Founder, Publisher & Editor

Sibel Edmonds is the author of the Memoir Classified Woman: The Sibel Edmonds Story. She is the founder & director of National Security Whistleblowers Coalition (NSWBC), and the recipient of the 2006 PEN Newman's Own First Amendment Award Ms. Edmonds has a MA in Public Policy and International Commerce from George Mason University, a BA in Criminal Justice and Psychology from George Washington University, and AS degree in Biology from NVCC. She is a certified linguist for Turkish, Farsi, Dari and Azerbaijani languages.

From Assange Arrest to Checking Out from Social Media: In Search of a New Path!

Yesterday morning I woke up to the news of Wikileaks’ Julian Assange arrest. Out of habit (which later I begin to question) I began combing through Twitter for any and all updates and comments on the case- from news headlines and links to feverish commentaries and discussions. Now, for those of you who’ve been with […]

Bridging the Gap With TANGO!

Tango movement connecting people in Turkey, not only to those in Argentina, but to people in China, Ukraine, Italy, Russia, Lebanon … countries all around the world! Dance is a universal language & a bridge!

Transcript- Turkey Elections: All Eyes Are on These Sizzling Four Fronts

Hello everyone. This is Sibel Edmonds reporting from Turkey, after living through my first Turkish elections in 32 years. These were the tensest local elections in Turkey’s history, closely watched by the entire world. Let’s quickly sum up the facts and political make-up pertaining to the elections: [READ MORE] *If you are a Newsbud Community […]

Turkey Elections- All Eyes Are on These Sizzling Four Fronts!

Hello everyone. This is Sibel Edmonds reporting from Turkey with my analysis on the recent elections in Turkey, their importance, and the most important four geopolitical fault lines to keep an eye on. This is a crucial time period, not only for Turkey but the entire region- Here’s why all global calculating eyes are currently […]

HealthCare vs. Health Business- Turkey’s Rise in Healthcare Tourism

In Turkey Healthcare is treated as health services- a fulfillment of one of the most basic human needs. Unlike the United States, where healthcare is a Business. A very expensive mega business. Comparing and contrasting the two models, and a sincere interview with two expats- Terry and Jane. Our universal need, and the right to […]

Thinking of Becoming an Expat? Here’s Why Turkey: A Top Expat Destination!

Turkey has been rapidly moving up on the “Hot Expat Destinations” list for over two decades. Especially in the past five years there has been an increasing trend of people moving to Turkey. The top three nationalities moving to Turkey are US Americans, British and Dutch. Here’s why Turkey as a top destination:

Transcript- The US Bombing Doctrine the World Must Abide By

US manically rings the alarm bell on Iran’s homegrown to-be fighter Jet- Kowsar: “Beware, with these bombers Iran may possibly bomb somewhere in some future!” Why? Does Iran have a worrisome track record? Is it because the US considers having and using jets to bomb other nations a very bad thing? Playing the one with […]

The US Bombing Doctrine the World Must Abide By!

Sibel Edmonds sums up the US bombing doctrine in less than five minutes. If you value these programs and would like to see more of these, including the long format, then please go to Newsbud and do your share with your donation and or subscription. Thank you all!

Transcript: “Target Iran” Operations on Pause- Here’s Why!

Hello everyone- This is Sibel Edmonds, reporting on the ground from Turkey. Last July (July 2018), I began publishing back-to-back reports on Iran based on increased covert and overt activities in the region. My reports were all based on my travels in the region, my first-hand sources, extensive research and analyses. [READ MORE] *If you […]

“Target Iran” Operations on Pause- Here’s Why

This is Sibel Edmonds, reporting on the ground from Turkey. Last year I began publishing back-to-back reports on Iran based on increased covert and overt activities in the region. My reports were all based on my travels in the region, my first-hand sources, extensive research and analyses. In this episode I provide the overview of […]

The Art of Perfect Pide- aka Turkish Pizza

From Italy’s pizza and Mexican’s Tlayuda to Vietnamese Banh Trang Nuong and Turkish Pide: Another delicious dish that bridges the gap! We are discovering Turkish Pide at Fethiye’s Old Town Paspatur.

Paspatur- Fethiye’s Colorful & Historic Old Town

Paspatur, Fethiye’s historic Old Town, is one of those places that people, whether locals or tourists, feel connected to in more than one way. It has that vibe about it: The narrow, vine-shaded and umbrella-topped alleys and courtyards filled with quaint shops selling local crafts and carpets, leather goods, spices and gifts, as well as […]

The Lone Gladio- A Fiction to Tell the Truth: Operation Gladio B

During times of deceit and censorship, fiction becomes one of very few effective ways to expose the truth and illuminate real dark places. Here’s how and why my second book, “The Lone Gladio”, came to life: as a book- posing as fiction. If you haven’t read “The Lone Gladio”, I strongly encourage you to pick […]

Transcript: The Lone Gladio- A Fiction to Tell the Truth (Part 1)

“Fiction is the lie through which we tell the truth.”- A Quote by Albert Camus, a French-Algerian journalist, novelist and philosophical essayist. So very true. During times of deceit and censorship, fiction becomes the only effective way to expose the truth and illuminate real dark places. When it comes to the beast that creates to […]

Sibel Edmonds with Richie Allen on NZ Mass Shooting

Here is the segment from Sibel Edmonds on the Richie Allen show recorded on March 18, 2019.