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Three Lies CIA’s FOIA Office Tells Every Week

While CIA’s FOIA office does provide the occasional surprise by being helpful, they often seem to stymie FOIA requests, either deliberately, through incompetence or indifference. There are three lies that their office tell particularly often: Our records…


CIA’s “Most Serious Problem”

In response to concerns and complaints about the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), in 1979 the House of Representative’s Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence held hearings on the impact FOIA on intelligence activities. Although compiled…