Tag: FOIA

FBI agent sought CIA help to investigate Sarasota Saudis who fled U.S. before 9/11

The FBI agent who led the post 9/11 investigation of Saudis who moved out of their Sarasota-area home under suspicious circumstances two weeks before the 2001 al Qaeda attacks urged the FBI to seek...

The Central Intelligence Agency’s 9/11 File

Top Secret CIA Documents on Osama bin Laden Declassified National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book No. 381 Posted June 19, 2012 Edited by Barbara Elias-Sanborn with Thanks to Archive Senior Fellow Jeffrey T. Richelson The National Security Archive Washington,...

Expert Panel Reports False Accounts of US Political and Military Leaders on 9/11

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The 9/11 Consensus Panel Massive National War Games on September 11th Raise Further Questions NEW YORK, June 5, 2012 -- New evidence shows that the September 11th activities...

Over 700 pages of CIA 9/11-related records released

The CIA has released nearly 800 pages of newly declassified documents on Al Qaeda and the September 11 attacks. The documents were released in response to an INTELWIRE Freedom of Information Act request for material referenced by the 9/11 Commission. Numerous documents were withheld, and those that were released have been heavily redacted. Despite this, it is highly unusual to receive any material from the CIA in response to a FOIA request, and they provide a fascinating look at the state of the agency's understanding of Al Qaeda over the years.

Obama takes Bush’s secrecy games one step further

The ACLU is suing the Obama administration under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), seeking to force disclosure of the guidelines used by Obama officials to select which human beings (both U.S. citizens and...

Secret Service Failures on 9/11: A Call for Transparency

The US Secret Service failed to do its job on September 11, 2001 in several important ways. These failures could be explained if the Secret Service had foreknowledge of the 9/11 events as they...