How the FBI Is Stoking Divisions Between Muslim and Jewish Communities

EDITOR'S NOTE: In 1975, the FBI had roughly 1,500 confidential informants on its payrolls. Today, that number has soared to 15,000. In this segment of RT's program Watching the Hawks, AlterNet senior editor Max Blumenthal joins investigative journalist Aviva Stahl to discuss the role that this runaway informant program plays in entrapping innocent people and stoking divisions between historically marginalized communities. Stahl revealed how the "FBI Is Manufacturing Terror Plots Against Jewish-Americans, Driving Divisions Between Jews and Muslims" for AlterNet's Grayzone Project.

Understand the importance of honest news ?

So do we.

The past year has been the most arduous of our lives. The Covid-19 pandemic continues to be catastrophic not only to our health - mental and physical - but also to the stability of millions of people. For all of us independent news organizations, it’s no exception.

We’ve covered everything thrown at us this past year and will continue to do so with your support. We’ve always understood the importance of calling out corruption, regardless of political affiliation.

We need your support in this difficult time. Every reader contribution, no matter the amount, makes a difference in allowing our newsroom to bring you the stories that matter, at a time when being informed is more important than ever. Invest with us.

Make a one-time contribution to Alternet All Access, or click here to become a subscriber. Thank you.

Click to donate by check.

DonateDonate by credit card
Donate by Paypal

Don't Sit on the Sidelines of History. Join Alternet All Access and Go Ad-Free. Support Honest Journalism.