Coleen Rowley
Coleen Rowley brought several of the pre 9/11 lapses to light and testified to the Senate Judiciary Committee on some of the endemic problems facing the FBI and the intelligence community.
In 1990, Ms. Rowley was transferred to the FBI office in Minneapolis where she assumed the duties of Chief Division Counsel, which entailed oversight of the Freedom of Information, Forfeiture, Victim-Witness and Community Outreach Programs.
In May of 2002, Ms. Rowley testified before the Senate broaching concerns of senior-level FBI actions in the events leading up to 9/11. In the subsequent year, Ms. Rowley wrote a memo to FBI Director Robert Mueller in connection with the Joint Intelligence Committee’s Inquiry, which led to a two-year-long Department of Justice Inspector General investigation. Her memo criticized the FBI for ignoring and mishandling information provided by Minneapolis field agents regarding further investigation of Zacarias Moussaoui, a suspected terrorist, and a potential attack on the United States. She was one of three whistleblowers chosen as Person of the Year by TIME magazine.



Ahmed Tharwat …. in the middle Ahmed Tharwat Im a host and producer of the Arab-Muslim Americans TV show BelAhdan with Ahmed (with open arms), a weekly TV show that airs on public TV Mondays at 1030PM. As a regular speaker and contributor on Public Radio show All Thing Considered, I have shared my unique view of world and American political and social events. As a regular contributor to StarTribune, the Pioneer Press, and Twin City Planet , also he has written to national and international magazines, such Slate, Diversify Inc and Al Jazeera English. I won the Pioneer Press community columnist award in 2000. In all my work, I have been Trying to bring Arab/Muslims to mainstream Americans.. . I believe that when it comes to politics “Nobody has a monopoly on stupidity” Thanks In The Middle ... Ahmed Tharwat/ Host BelAhdan TV show Freelance Writer, Public Speaker, International Media Fixer


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