In this Friday, Oct. 7, 2011 photo, people walk on the campus ...
Oct 11th, 2011
(AP) - In this Friday, Oct. 7, 2011 photo, people walk on the campus of Brooklyn College in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Investigators have been infiltrating Muslim student groups at Brooklyn College and other schools in the city, monitoring their Internet activity and placing undercover agents in their ranks, police documents obtained by The Associated Press show. Legal experts say the operation may have broken a 19-year-old pact with the colleges and violated U.S. privacy laws, jeopardizing millions of dollars in federal research money and student aid. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews) -
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