By Kevin Ryan | 6 February 2017
DIG WITHIN — Governments have terrorized their own people many times in history. They do so in order to rally support around policies that the public would not otherwise support like increased militarization and restrictions on civil liberties. In the United States, terrorism climaxes during the year a new president takes office. These facts, along with the historically low approval ratings for President Trump, suggest that the U.S. should be prepared for a major terrorist event in the near future.
In the last 24 years, every new U.S. presidency has been accompanied by increased acts of government-sponsored terrorism in its first year. It began with the 1993 WTC bombing only a month after the inauguration of Bill Clinton. As the New York Times reported at the time, it was clear that the FBI was involved in the WTC plot. According to an FBI informer, agents knew the bombing would happen and helped to prepare the explosives.
CBS News also reported that the informer had recorded many of his conversations with the Bureau and that those tapes were very incriminating. Apparently the tapes, which were never revealed to the public, went into significant detail about the FBI’s coordination of the bomb building.
In the years leading up to 9/11, the FBI’s support for terrorism continued. The Bureau failed miserably at preventing terrorism when preventing terrorism was its primary goal. Moreover, the actions of FBI leadership suggest that it was facilitating and covering-up acts of terrorism. When 9/11 happened, some agents accused their own agency of being responsible. […]