Obama, Eric Holder, cartoons and Lady Gaga are among the 'inappropriate' Images purged from FBI counter-terror training

Obama, Eric Holder, cartoons and Lady Gaga are among the 'inappropriate' Images purged from FBI counter-terror training

By Mark Flatten | 11/25/13 12:00 AM

A photo of President Obama in a turban and cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad that led to terrorist plots against the Danish newspaper that published them are among documents purged from FBI counter-terrorism training materials, new disclosures from the agency show.
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Document index

Purged FBI training documents obtained by the Washington Examiner and Subject Matter Experts' analysis obtained by Judicial Watch are cross referenced by volume and page numbers. Click here to download our index to help guide you, then look at the PDFs below to see the two volumes of removed documents provided to the Washington Examiner by the FBI and the five volumes of explanations for removal provided to Judicial Watch. Blank spaces in the index indicate missing documents.


Information from the FBI and Judicial Watch

FBI terrorism documents, volume one

FBI terrorism documents, volume two


Judicial Watch terrorism documents, volume one

Judicial Watch terrorism documents, volume two

Judicial Watch terrorism documents, volume three

Judicial Watch terrorism documents, volume four

Judicial Watch miscellaneous terrorism documents


Videos from the FBI


This video, produced by a Kansas church best known for its anti-gay protests at veterans' funerals, was purged from FBI training documents because agency reviewers were "unsure of the training context."


This satirical video, which has more than 3 million YouTube views, was removed from FBI training because agency officials were "unsure of training context."

More information

The Washington Examiner's previous stories on the FBI's counter-terrorism training materials:

May 2, 2012: Hill fears PC censors hobble FBI counter-terrorism

May 9, 2012: No PC here, Mueller tells House panel

June 14, 2012: Bachmann says FBI agents watched over her shoulder

May 22, 2013: Newly released docs show inconsistencies in FBI training manual censorship

April 25, 2013: Editorial: How the FBI was blinded by political correctness