While Comey was a controversial figure in the larger political system and among Justice Department officials, he was not a controversial figure at the FBI at all. Nearly everyone loved him.
Nora Ellingsen is a second year student at Harvard Law School. Prior to graduate school, she spent five years working for the FBI's Counterterrorism Division. She graduated cum laude from Northwestern University with a B.A. in Psychology and Political Science.
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What the Data Really Show about Terrorists Who “Came Here,” Part III: What if You Included Domestic Terrorism Cases?
The Justice Department data about which President Trump appears to have been talking excludes domestic terrorism cases. The picture if very different if you don’t do that.
Which countries are, and which countries are not, exporting terrorists to the United States? And are those the same countries from which Trump’s executive order would ban entry?
President Trump declared to a Joint Session of Congress that Justice Department data show the “vast majority” of people convicted of terrorist crimes came from overseas. Here’s why that’s not true.
The National Security Division of the Justice Department released several press releases last week—and surprisingly, none of the cases had a nexus to the Islamic State
More witnesses testify on the evidence-gathering process in the wake of the Cole bombing.
The FBI makes its second material support arrest of 2017, and three more ISIL-inspired defendants are sentenced.