abdul
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abdul asked in HealthMental Health · 4 years ago

Why does the FBI want to "doctor" the content and wording of the Mateen tapes?

Excerpt from todays news;

When Omar Mateen called 911 during his shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, the man pledged allegiance to the Islamic State (ISIS) and repeated the common Islamic phrase "Allah the merciful," but those phrases did not appear in the transcript of the call published by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on Monday morning. On Sunday, Attorney General Loretta Lynch, the head of the Justice Department, explicitly said the FBI, which is under her jurisdiction, would doctor the text of the transcripts to remove the Islamic State. But more telling is what she did not say -- not only were the mentions of ISIS taken out, but the word "Allah" was altered to read "God" instead. Here ...

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  • 4 years ago
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    This was probably ordered by the DOJ not the decision of the FBI. They must truly believe that the American public is stupid to try a stunt like this.

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  • 4 years ago

    because their job is to investigate Mateen, not give him free advertising

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  • justa
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    4 years ago

    No point in giving them free advertising. We all knew what it was.

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