Trevor Aaronson of FCIR worked with journalists from The Intercept on a series of stories that offered a rare window into the FBI's quiet expansion since 9/11.
Harlem Suarez hardly looks the part of an Islamic State fighter. But he's the latest in a long line of questionably competent "terrorists" targeted by the FBI.
Trevor Aaronson joined former FBI Special Agent Peter Ahearn and law professor Wadie Said in a discussion about the FBI's use of informants in counterterrorism operations.
FCIR's co-director talks about his book, The Terror Factory: Inside the FBI’s Manufactured War on Terrorism, at Columbia Law.
John Dolen: FCIR's co-director is the author of a new and provocative book, The Terror Factory: Inside the FBI’s Manufactured War on Terrorism.
FCIR Associate Director Trevor Aaronson's new book documents how the FBI has built a vast network of informants to infiltrate Muslim communities and, in some cases, cultivate phony terrorist plots.