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FBI Probes Test Trust Between U.S. Muslims and Law Enforcement

October 5, 2009


Probes Test Trust That Authorities Strove to Win From U.S. Muslims By Carrie Johnson and Robin Shulman Washington Post Staff Writers Monday, October 5, 2009 Investigators seeking to uncover terrorist plots for years have walked a fine line between keeping tabs on the Muslim community and alienating the same people who could serve as an […]

Travelers’ Laptops, Cellphones, Flash Drives, Pagers, etc. May Be Detained At Border

August 1, 2008


No Suspicion Required Under DHS Policies By Ellen Nakashima Washington Post Staff Writer Friday, August 1, 2008; A01 Federal agents may take a traveler’s laptop computer or other electronic device to an off-site location for an unspecified period of time without any suspicion of wrongdoing, as part of border search policies the Department of Homeland […]