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(T)ERROR: A Filmed Exposé of FBI’s Entrapment Program

April 25, 2015
Finally we have a visual testimony of how FBI informants do their dirty work. Americans who experienced COINTELPRO understand the treachery involved. During the 1960s African Americans were targeted and Black organizations infiltrated, intimidated and disrupted. Today’s main targets of US intelligence plots, Muslims, were completely naïve about COINTEL strategies; and much of the US media today act as if they’d never heard of it.

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Kerbala street in my hometown, 2000 (charcoal) and Palm Grove, south Iraq (watercolor)

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poem Poems from "Outrage"
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poem Allahu Ya Allah
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