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Homeland Security whistle blower to speak in Cedar Falls

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Philip Haney, a founding member of the Department of Homeland Security turned DHS whistle blower, will speak at the PIPAC Center in Cedar Falls, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, August 11,  The speech is free and open to the public.

Cedar Valley Patriots for Christ has made arrangements to bring Haney to Cedar Falls.

Haney, is the author of See Something Say Nothing. He studied Arabic culture and language while working as a scientist in the Middle East before becoming a founding member of the Department of Homeland Security in 2002 as a Customs & Border Protection agriculture officer.

After advancing to an armed CBP officer where he served several tours of duty at the National Targeting Center near Washington, DC, he was quickly was promoted to its Advanced Targeting Team, an unprecedented accomplishment for an agent on temporary duty assignment.

Officer Haney won numerous awards and commendations from his superiors for meticulously compiling information and producing actionable reports that led to the identification of hundreds of terrorists. He has specialized in Islamic theology and the strategy and tactics of the global Islamic movement.

Haney revealed the DHS had purged training materials that cast Islam in a negative light. In 2009, Haney’s superiors ordered him to remove critical linking information from more than 800 records he had created on individuals associated with Muslim Brotherhood front groups and terrorist organizations in the United States.

Haney will talk about those events during his Cedar Falls appearance.

The event will take place 6:30 PM Thursday, August 11th at the PIPAC Center in Cedar Falls. The event is free of charge. 

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