Covert Coverage

Obama’s police state, troubled oceans and Japan’s radiation top Project Censored’s latest report of news stories ignored by big media.

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People who get their information exclusively from mainstream media sources may be surprised at the lack of enthusiasm...   More
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 YAEL CHANOFF

30 Missing Minutes

Numbers are key to the fate of the accused Christmas Tree Bomber.

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Inmates in custody of the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office as of Nov. 28: 1,167 Inmates arrested by the FBI: 3 Number of inmates charged with attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction: 1 Wee   More
Wednesday, November 30, 2011 COREY PEIN

Portland Activist: Feds' Statements on JTTF May Help Mohamud Defense

Mohamed Mohamud

 As City Hall gears up for another hearing this Thursday on the FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force, a longtime Portland progressive activist points out that the feds' efforts last week to convince City Council to rejoin the JTTF may have damaged their position in a high-profile terrorism case. When Portland pulled out of the JTTF in 2005, the feds and the city agreed that the mayor get notification ...   More
Monday, February 21, 2011 JAMES PITKIN

Corvallis Police Search Home of Person of Interest in Islamic Center Arson

Police have located a person of interest in the Nov. 28 arson attack on an Islamic center and mosque in Corvallis, Ore. The firebombing came two days after federal agents arrested Mohamed Osman Mohamud on allegations of attempting to blow up thousands of people in a holiday tree-lighting ceremony in Portland. Corvallis police on Nov. 30 searched the home 24-year-old Cody S. Crawford shares with ...   More
Friday, December 3, 2010 JAMES PITKIN

An FBI Terrorism Sting Gone Wrong

As Portland city officials consider whether to rejoin the FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force, it's worth noting not all federal terrorism stings end like the Nov. 26 arrest here of Mohamed Osman Mohamud. The Washington Post had an interesting piece on Sunday about an anti-terrorism operation in Irvine, Calif., that went considerably less smoothly after the FBI tried to use a convicted forger to ...   More
Monday, December 6, 2010 JAMES PITKIN

City Hall: Mayor Issues Draft Plan on Joint Terrorism Task Force

  Two weeks after federal law enforcement officials said they foiled a terrorist attack in downtown Portland, Mayor Sam Adams has responded to calls for re-evaluating Portland’s relationship with the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force. In 2005, the City of Portland withdrew from the task force, and Adams, then a city commissioner, supported that move. His 2010 plan, released ...   More
Friday, December 10, 2010 BETH SLOVIC


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