September 16, 2015President's Daily Briefs from Kennedy and Johnson Finally Released (Eight Years After Archive, Professor Larry Berman Lawsuit)
CIA Told Courts the PDB Was Itself an Intelligence Method
September 15, 2015The Anwar al-Awlaki File
From American Citizen to Imam to Terrorist to Drone Killing
August 29, 2015Kazakhstan and Nunn-Lugar: A Non-Proliferation Success Story
Kazakh-U.S.-Russian Cooperation at Semipalatinsk and Lessons for Nuclear Security
August 24, 2015Overhead Imagery: The U.S. Target
New Documents Trace Controversial Use of Drones and other Aerial Surveillance for Domestic National Security – from Safeguarding Major Sporting Events to Law Enforcement to Tracking Wildfires
August 19 , 2015The Kissinger Telcons: New Documents Throw Light on Sensitive Ford and Kissinger Views
Documents Released by Court Order as Part of National Security Archive FOIA Lawsuit
August 13, 2015OBAMA’S SECRET DIPLOMACY WITH CUBA
August 4, 2015The Atomic Bomb and the End of World War II
Updated National Security Archive Posting Marks 70th Anniversary of the Atomic Bombings of Japan and the End of World War II
August 1, 2015Washington Post Op-Ed Highlights Dubious Secrets
Clinton e-mails "Potentially Classified"; So Is This Posting
July 31, 2015Los Quemados: Chile’s Pinochet Covered up Human Rights Atrocity
Chilean Dictator Rejected Police Report Identifying Army Units which Burned Alive Teenage Protesters in 1986
July 20, 2015White House Efforts to Blunt 1975 Church Committee Investigation into CIA Abuses Foreshadowed Executive-Congressional Battles after 9/11
Advisers to President Ford Sought to Protect CIA's Image Abroad by Having Its Capabilities "Cloaked in Mystery and Held in Awe"
July 17, 2015Court Rejects Chiquita's Bid to Hide Terror Payment Records
U.S. Appeals Court Upholds National Security Archive Victory in Fruit Company's "Reverse-FOIA" Action.
July 14, 2015Iran’s Nuclear Program – Then and Now
Documents from 1970s Presage Issues Surrounding July 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action Deal with P5+1.
July 6, 2015The Pentagon's Spies
Newly Available Documents Trace Evolution of Spy Units through Obama Administration.
July 1, 2015Srebrenica conference documents detail path to genocide from 1993 to 1995.
Documents show contradictions between New York UN declarations and ground realities, resistance from member states to back up resolutions with troops and planes, constant reluctance to use air strikes abetted by divisions within U.S. government, allies.
June 29, 2015The Gas Centrifuge Secret: Origins of a U.S. Policy of Nuclear Denial, 1954-1960
Beginning in 1950s, U.S. Sought to Control Uranium Enrichment Technology that Iranians Are Using Today
June 28, 2015International Decision-Making in the Age of Genocide: Srebrenica 1993-1995
"Critical Oral History" Conference Marks 20th Anniversary of Srebrenica Massacre.
May 29, 2015Nixon, Kissinger, and the Madman Strategy during Vietnam War
Nixon Wanted the "Other Side" to Think He and Kissinger "Might be Crazy"; Signalled Moscow and Hanoi By Pushing "So Many Chips in the Pot" to Suggest He "Might Really Go Further" Even to Nuclear Use
May 25, 2015Anatoly S. Chernyaev Diary, 1975
The Uncertain Future of Détente
NEW - May 19, 2015The National Security Archive and Historical Associations Win Lawsuit for David Greenglass Testimony
Federal Judge Rules Against Government's Attempt to Keep Grand Jury Records Secret
May 12, 2015US: Mexico Mass Graves Raise "Alarming Questions" about Government "Complicity" in September 2014 Cartel Killings
State Department Quietly Suspended Aid to Army Unit Responsible for June 2014 Tlatlaya Massacre
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