One of the privileges of working for the National Whistleblowers Center is that I get to meet some truly remarkable people. Last week, I could feel the electricity in the air as I introduced my client Bassem Youssef to Fred Whitehurst. Fred was an earlier whistleblower from the FBI’s Forensic Crime Lab. He is now an attorney leading our Forensic Justice Project. Bassem is the FBI’s highest ranking Arabic fluent Special Agent. His career has been sidelined in recent years — just when our country needed him the most. After Fred and Bassem met, I could see the bond of familiarity that comes from surviving a shared suffering. Let’s see how well that bond photographs . . .