2014-07-29 16:50:51

Jeremy Scahill: Leaked U.S. Terrorist Watchlist Rulebook Reveals "Global Stop and Frisk Program"

The Obama administration has expanded the national terrorist watchlist system by approving broad guidelines over who can be targeted. A leaked copy of the secret government guidebook reveals that to be a deemed a "terrorist" target, "irrefutable evidence or concrete facts are not necessary." Both "known" and "suspected" suspects are tracked, and terrorism is so broadly defined that it includes people accused of damaging property belonging to the government or financial institutions. Other factors that can justify inclusion on the watchlist include postings on social media or having a relative already deemed a terrorist.

Click the link to watch full episodes of Democracy Now! https://freespeech.org/collection/democracy-now.

Democracy Now! Jeremy Scahill Leaked Documents National Security Agency (NSA) Stop And Frisk Terrorism The Intercept War

War and Peace

Rising Up With Sonali

How the Pentagon Fuels the Military Entertainment Complex

How the Pentagon Fuels the Military Entertainment Complex

Democracy Now!

Katrina vanden Heuvel on How U.S. Media’s “One-Sided Debate” on Ukraine Fans the Flames of War

Katrina vanden Heuvel on How U.S. Media’s “One-Sided Debate” on Ukraine Fans the Flames of War

They Call Me Zarko

Surviving Through Time: Moments of Resilience

Surviving Through Time: Moments of Resilience

Rising Up With Sonali

Why Do Some on the Left Excuse Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine?

Why Do Some on the Left Excuse Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine?

Related

Democracy Now!

Guess Which Republican Congressmembers Sought Pardons After Trying to Help Trump Subvert Vote

Guess Which Republican Congressmembers Sought Pardons After Trying to Help Trump Subvert Vote

Democracy Now!

Top DOJ Staff Threatened Mass Resignation as Trump Weighed Naming Jeff Clark AG to Overturn Election

Top DOJ Staff Threatened Mass Resignation as Trump Weighed Naming Jeff Clark AG to Overturn Election

Democracy Now!

"Pure Insanity": Trump Pushed DOJ to Chase Absurd Conspiracy Theories to Overturn 2020 Election

"Pure Insanity": Trump Pushed DOJ to Chase Absurd Conspiracy Theories to Overturn 2020 Election

Democracy Now!

Earthquake in Afghanistan Kills 1,000+. As Death Toll Rises, U.S. Sanctions Limit International Aid

Earthquake in Afghanistan Kills 1,000+. As Death Toll Rises, U.S. Sanctions Limit International Aid

Proud Partners