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Meet the Directors

Mathieu Verboud      

Mathieu Verboud            Jean R. Viallett     


Directors Bios in English 

Directors Bios in French




An Exclusive Interview with the Directors


From the Sound Track  (by Gary Hood)

Sibel Edmonds  (song by Gary Hood) (video)


PEN Newman Award



PEN America Center Press Release

Sibel Edmonds Acceptance Speech

Sibel Edmonds Informal Talk at Award Breakfast (audio) 


A Timeline of Secrecy



01/26/05 "ACLU" -- -- After her termination, many of Edmonds' allegations were confirmed by the FBI in unclassified briefings to Congress. More than two years later, in May 2004, the Justice Department retroactively classified Edmonds' briefings, as well as the FBI briefings, and forced Members of Congress who had the information posted on their Web sites to remove the documents. click to continue


An Inconvenient Patriot 
By David Rose 


08/15/05 "Vanity Fair" - September 2005 Issue -- -- Love of country led Sibel Edmonds to become a translator for the F.B.I. following 9/11. But everything changed when she accused a colleague of covering up illicit activity involving Turkish nationals. Fired after sounding the alarm, she’s now fighting for the ideals that made her an American, and threatening some very powerful people. click to continue


Deep Background

By Philip Giraldi


04/24/06 "The American Conservative" -- -- Sibel Edmonds, the Turkish FBI translator turned whistleblower who has been subjected to a gag order could provide a major insight into how neoconservatives distort US foreign policy and enrich themselves at the same time. On one level, her story appears straightforward: several Turkish lobbying groups allegedly bribed congressmen to support policies favourable to Ankara. But beyond that click to continue


Material Given to Congress is Now Classified
By Eric Lichtblau
05/24/04"New York Times"-- --''What the F.B.I. is up to here is ludicrous,'' Senator Charles E. Grassley, Republican of Iowa, said in an interview. ''To classify something that's already been out in the public domain, what do you accomplish? It does harm to transparency in government, and it looks like an attempt to cover up the F.B.I.'s problems in translating intelligence.'' click to continue
























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