FBI Reveal: It Uses CIA And NSA To Spy On Innocent Americans

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It is a foregone conclusion that the intelligence agencies of the U.S. government have been weaponized against the American people, throwing the Fourth Amendment and civil rights to the wind. Such activity is historically illegal, but that has not deterred rogue agencies hiding behind a cloak of secrecy. āƒ TN Editor

TheĀ FBIĀ revealed how the bureau uses theĀ CIAĀ andĀ National Security AgencyĀ to probe the private lives of Americans without a warrant in its updated rulebook, which is the first version made public since the Obama administration.

The handbook, rewritten in 2021, confirms a decade-old leak showcasing the bureauā€™s collaboration with theĀ CIAĀ andĀ NSAĀ forĀ FBIĀ probes that may involve surveillance without court orders against people not accused of any crimes. Such probes are known as ā€œassessmentsā€ at theĀ FBI.

The revelations will fuel critics who have long accused theĀ FBIĀ of abusing its national security surveillance powers.

TheĀ FBIā€™s partnership with U.S. intelligence agencies that are focused on foreign threats is expected to get intense scrutiny from the new Republican-run Congress. The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and House Judiciary Committee are digging into how intelligence agencies target Americans. Plans include a new panel to examine the weaponization of the federal government against U.S. citizens.

New information about theĀ FBIā€™s work with other federal agencies and state and local officials is included in the 906-page rule book authored during the Trump administration and revised under President Biden. The bureau published the updated Domestic Investigations and Operations Guide online after rejecting requests to make it public.

The wordsĀ CIAĀ andĀ NSAĀ are unredacted in section 20.2 of the 2021 rule book, while the full details of the section remain hidden from public view. A leaked 2011 copy of theĀ FBIā€™s rule book without redactions obtained by The Intercept shows that section 20.2 covers name trace requests, which involve formalĀ FBIĀ requests for other agencies to conduct searches of their records regarding subjects of interest.

Information obtained byĀ CIAĀ andĀ NSAĀ searches of their records may be used in assessments and predicated investigations, according to the leaked 2011 rule book.

TheĀ FBIĀ assessments are investigations of people and groups that do not require accusations of wrongdoing and need only an ā€œauthorized purposeā€ and a clear objective, according to the 2021 rule book. The investigations are intended to prevent federal crimes, protect against threats to national security or collect foreign intelligence.

Cato Institute senior fellow Patrick Eddington said the updated rule book shows that theĀ FBIĀ is confident that it will not face consequences for its conduct.

The bureau is continuing to hide the fact that 1) they can and clearly do use informants to penetrate domestic civil society organizations where those informants may, either on their own or atĀ FBIĀ direction, attempt to influence the organizationā€™s actions,ā€ Mr. Eddington said in an email. ā€œAnd 2) [they] employ searches ofĀ CIAĀ andĀ NSAĀ data streams on U.S. persons or civil society organizations absent a criminal predicate via assessments.ā€

Mr. Eddington said both practices should be prohibited by law and Congress will have a chance to do that this year.

TheĀ NSAĀ declined to comment and referred questions to theĀ FBI, which also refused to comment.

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Patrick Wood
Patrick Wood is a leading and critical expert on Sustainable Development, Green Economy, Agenda 21, 2030 Agenda and historic Technocracy. He is the author of Technocracy Rising: The Trojan Horse of Global Transformation (2015) and co-author of Trilaterals Over Washington, Volumes I and II (1978-1980) with the late Antony C. Sutton.
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