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Memo reveals CIA was offered PROMIS software in 1981

One of the problems with the investigations into the Inslaw affair, and many other government scandals, is that the agencies involved have too much control over the records that are searched and the questions that are…



Coming Soon: 775,000 CIA Papers From CREST

Releasing the records A bit less than a year ago, I embarked on a quest to get a copy of the millions of pages of CIA documents stored on CREST, the CIA Records Search Tool. The CREST…


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How an NSA Director Sabotaged the NSA for a promotion

Considering the proposals to split CYBERCOM (Cyber Command) from the National Security Agency and STRATCOM (Strategic Command) make it its own Command, it’s important to remember that while this essential proposal has been on the table for…




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“High Officials Cannot Be Tried For Their Crimes”

A letter written by the U.S. Office of the Independent Counsel before its dissolution is shedding new light on who helped cover up aspects of Iran-Contra and how senior officials are granted effective immunity. The letter, which…