Tag Archives: Stephan Salisbury

10/22/10 – Stephan Salisbury – The Scott Horton Show

Stephan Salisbury, author of Mohamed’s Ghosts: An American Story of Love and Fear in the Homeland, discusses the double life of famed civil rights movement photographer and FBI informant Ernest C. Withers, journalists who gave up on scrutinizing governmental abuses to act as official stenographers and apologists, how zealous FBI informants create more terrorist plots than they uncover, the vast scale of NSA information gathering and the crackdown on political activism since the run up to the Iraq war.

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08/12/10 – Stephan Salisbury – The Scott Horton Show

Stephan Salisbury, author of Mohamed’s Ghosts: An American Story of Love and Fear in the Homeland, discusses the “Mosque at Ground Zero” that is neither a mosque nor at ground zero, how most “Not in MY NYC” protesters are from out of town and don’t reflect the tolerance of Manhattan residents, the hostile sendoff of NYC cultural center representative Feisal Abdul Rauf on his State Department-sponsored Middle East religious tolerance tour, the deep rooted xenophobia in the U.S. exacerbated by post-9/11 government persecution of Muslims, the FBI  informants and provocateurs behind high-profile terrorist-cell arrests and how the Woodrow Wilson-era Palmer Raids gave a career boost to young J. Edgar Hoover.

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07/07/10 – Stephan Salisbury – The Scott Horton Show

Stephan Salisbury, author of Mohamed’s Ghosts: An American Story of Love and Fear in the Homeland, discusses the sordid history of bogus domestic terrorism cases since 9/11, an egregious example in Philadelphia, the difficulty the entrapping feds cause the local police in their attempts to build trust in their local Muslim communities, the long history of undercover provocateurs in the pay of the national government, Dick Cheney’s 1% Doctrine, the case of the “Newburg Four,” the Albany pizza shop owner and the FBI’s killing of Luqman Ameen Abdullah in Dearborn, Michigan.

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