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Beyond the Broken Window — William Bratton and the new police state

Thursday, February 18th, 2016

Harper’s magazine, May 2015

The Permanent War on Terror — article in the LA Times

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

From the December 07, 2012 opinion page of the LA Times: The Permanent War on Terror: In trying to prevent terrorist attacks, the U.S. risks eroding civil liberties. Link to my article here:

Nation Magazine article on informants

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

Deploying informants, the FBI stings Muslims:
This article appeared in the July 2-9, 2012 issue of The Nation Magazine.

To Catch A Terrorist

Monday, July 25th, 2011

Check out my latest article in the August 2011 issue of Harper’s Magazine:
“To Catch a Terrorist: The FBI Hunts for the Enemy Within”
You can link to the article here:

The Accidental Terrorist

Friday, January 14th, 2011

How Animal Rights Activist Rebecca Rubin Became a “Most Wanted” Woman
My latest article online today at Counterpunch:

Democracy Now appearance on entrapment

Monday, December 6th, 2010

October 6, 2010 appearance on Democracy Now to discuss a new documentary by Democracy Now producer Anjali Kamat and Jacquie Soohan of Big Noise Productions. This documentary looks at the government’s increasing use of informants in sting operations for domestic terrorism cases:

Petra on Democracy Now

Monday, July 19th, 2010

My recent appearance on Democracy Now discussing the Lynne Stewart re-sentencing…video here:
And an earlier appearance on Democracy Now from last November, discussing the Aafia Siddiqui case. Video here:

Los Angeles Times op-ed “The Price of Defending Terrorists”

Monday, July 19th, 2010

A piece on Lynne Stewart, defense attorney and human rights activist, who was re-sentenced this week to 10 years.
Full text here:,0,7897821.story

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