Saturday, 31. October 2009

The New Operations Manual from the F.B.I. - Original Document (PDF)

In September 2008, the Bush administration changed domestic intelligence-gathering rules. The Federal Bureau of Investigation's interpretation of those rules was recently made public when the bureau released a redacted copy of its "Domestic Investigations and Operation Guide" in response to a Freedom of Information lawsuit. The new rules have given F.B.I. agents the most power in national security matters that they have had since the post-Watergate era. On selected pages, click the yellow icon in the top-left corner for more information.