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.

The Makings of a Police State-Part II

The Discretion Factor & TSA Black Hole Around 1:00 p.m. on March 9, 2009 I stood in front of the US Air ticket counter in Ft Myers, Florida, and sighed with relief. I had just checked in two suitcases and had an hour and fifteen minutes before boarding my plane to Washington, DC. I was […]

Podcast Show #1

The Boiling Frogs Presents James Bamford James Bamford discusses the NSA’s warrantless wiretapping program, the ties between NSA and the nation’s telecommunications companies including the Israeli companies involved in intercepting highly sensitive communications for the U.S. government, the agency’s failings pre-9/11 and the relevant information blackout by the 9/11 Commission, the US mainstream media, President […]

The Makings of a Police State-Part I

The National Security Generation “When an opponent declares, ‘I will not come over to your side,’ I say calmly, ‘Your child belongs to us already…What are you? You will pass on. Your descendants, however, now stand in the new camp. In a short time they will know nothing but this new community’.”- – Adolf Hitler […]

The ATAA: Deep State & Psychosis

Contributed by Mizgin “Psychosis, with adjective psychotic, literally means abnormal condition of the mind, and is a generic psychiatric term for a mental state often described as involving a “loss of contact with reality”. People suffering from psychosis are said to be psychotic.”~ Wikipedia. Last week someone kindly brought to my attention the fact that […]

Announcing Sibel Edmonds Podcast Show with Co-Host Peter B. Collins

“THE BOILING FROGS” I am pleased to announce the launch of my Podcast show, ‘The Boiling Frogs.’This site will present two in-depth interviews per month, one-hour each, with well-respected and controversial guests. My guest list will include: Investigative reporters Authors with controversial and bold track records Courageous and legitimate whistleblowers Well-respected academic and legal experts […]

Tidbits Round Up-July 12

Pardoning Poppy-Kings, Obama’s New Veto Threat & More Those of you who’ve been reading this blog regularly are familiar with cartoonist and activist Paul Jamiol. I really admire Paul’s astute observations and analytical mind, and of course his artistic capabilities. Last week Paul sent me a variation of a great cartoon he published in 2005, […]

Introduction: The Makings of a Police State

Aren’t We There? I am starting my new series on a topic that for some reason, or reasons, has been designated as another of those ‘no no’ subjects. Even the mentioning of this topic is enough to get one labeled as an extremist, radical, nutty, kooky…Why do most people react this way? As with other […]

Corporate Media: How Corporate is Corporate?

The Art of Pimping Reaches New Heights I’ve been planning to write a piece on the role of ‘Corporate’ in the US Mainstream Media for Part IV of our ‘Dissecting MSM Series.’ Then, right before the Fourth of July holiday, this stinking scandal came out via Politico: “Publisher Katharine Weymouth said today she was canceling […]

It Ain’t About Hot Dogs & Fireworks

Reflections on this Fourth of July ‘We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it.’- – William Faulkner We have two more days to the 233rd anniversary of our Independence Day. I know this is a day that is commonly associated with fireworks, good old fashioned hot dog and burger […]

NATO: Network Advancing Thugs Operations?

Just Asking Last week Jeremy Scahill covered a very interesting story over at his blog titled ‘Paramilitary Thug with Long History with Top US Democrats Arrested for War Crimes.’ The story is about Agim Ceku who commanded the ethnic cleansing operations in Yugoslavia in 90s, and then headed KLA, an organization labeled ‘terrorist’ by the […]

The Gate-Keepers of the Revolving Doors

Shielding our Multi-Daddy Statesmen & Generals Some of you may be familiar with my past interviews, comments, or writings on the issue of ‘revolving doors.’ I started this blog by emphasizing the importance of separating ‘main causes’ from the multiple ‘symptoms’ we’ve been suffering from. Well, I consider the chronic revolving doors phenomena as one […]

Potpourri of Relevant Tidbits

NSA’s Russ Tice on CyberCom & StratCom While we were busy covering the ‘Iranian Twitter Revolution’ and gobbling up the latest ‘sex’ news involving Sanford: Robert Gates issued his anticipated order to establish the U.S. Cyber Command which ‘supposedly’ will be responsible for defending the military portion of cyberspace. Of course the preoccupation with Sanford’s […]

State Department Seeks ‘Viable’ Iranian Candidates

Now Accepting Applications The State Department seeks a ‘viable’ Iranian political candidate to lead and channel the current dissenter factions in Iran to topple the current Anti-US regime and replace it with one certified and approved by the United States Government and US ‘special’ business interests. The latest developments in Iran have presented our ‘real’ […]

The Forbidden Apple of the US Press

Can’t Touch this… On a beautiful sunny spring afternoon in 2006, I was sitting outside in the deck area of a neighborhood café in Alexandria with a friend who is a well-known journalist and an accomplished writer, for whom I happen to have the utmost respect. We were discussing the topical ‘Afghanistan & Terror Financing’ […]

Iran one Last Time: Twitter Works Both Ways

Seeking Our Iranian Comrades’ Solidarity Dear Activists in Iran:We stand in solidarity with you and your movement against the alleged election fraud you’ve claimed. In return we hope you will reciprocate by supporting us in our struggle here in which we’ve been engaged for hmmmm…more or less eight years now – the following is an […]