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April 21, 2016

Concerned About Nuclear Weapons Potential, John F. Kennedy Pushed for Inspection of Israel Nuclear Facilities
Atomic Energy Commission Inspectors Gave Dimona a Clean Bill of Health Twice after Deliberately Truncated Tours, but U.S. Intelligence Remained Suspicious
Overhead Imagery: The U.S. Target New Revelations

March 30, 2016

National Security Archive Launches Cyber Vault Web Site
New Resource Will Acquire and Publish Primary Documents on All Aspects of Cyber Activity
Overhead Imagery: The U.S. Target New Revelations

March 23, 2016

Obama Declassification Holds Promise of Uncovering New Evidence on Argentina's Dirty War
Prior U.S. Government Releases Have Detailed Human Rights Abuses and U.S. Policymaking in Chile, Guatemala, El Salvador
Overhead Imagery: The U.S. Target New Revelations

March 18, 2016

Obama Brings 'Declassified Diplomacy' To Argentina
National Security Archive Hails White House Decision to Declassify Intelligence and Military Records on Dirty War
Overhead Imagery: The U.S. Target New Revelations

March 14, 2016

Saving Government Email an Open Question with December 2016 Deadline Looming
The National Security Archive's 2016 "Email Alert" Finds 1 in 6 Federal Agencies Failed Even to File Key Report on Email Management
Overhead Imagery: The U.S. Target New Revelations

March 2, 2016

The Gorbachev File
British and CIA Assessments, Presidential Letters and Summit Conversations Illuminate Perestroika and the End of the Cold War
Overhead Imagery: The U.S. Target New Revelations

February 29, 2016

Gerald Ford White House Suppressed, Altered Assassination Section of Rockefeller Commission Report in 1975
White House Aide Dick Cheney Spearheaded Editing of Report to Dampen Impact
Overhead Imagery: The U.S. Target New Revelations

February 26, 2016

Oscars: "Bridge Of Spies," The Sequel
'Meta-diplomat' James Donovan, subject of best film nomination, undertook second dramatic mission in Cuba
Overhead Imagery: The U.S. Target New Revelations

February 19, 2016

Nuclear Weapons on Okinawa Declassified December 2015, Photos Available Since 1990
Interagency Panel Grants Archive Appeal, Also Releases 9/11 and Taiwan Documents
Overhead Imagery: The U.S. Target New Revelations

February 5, 2016

Soviet Politburo Discussed Billion-Dollar Spy
1986 Transcript Includes KGB Chief and Gorbachev Comments
Overhead Imagery: The U.S. Target New Revelations

January 26, 2016

National Security Archive Board Member General William Y. Smith Dies at 90
The National Security Archive mourns the passing of Gen. William Y. Smith, one of the Archive's original board members and longest supporters, on January 19, 2016.
Overhead Imagery: The U.S. Target New Revelations

January 20, 2016

The United States and Cyberspace: Military Organization, Policies, and Activities
The focus on cyberspace has increased dramatically in recent years  as illustrated by the increasing production of documents on the subject.
Overhead Imagery: The U.S. Target New Revelations

December 22, 2015

U.S. Cold War Nuclear Target Lists Declassified for First Time
Major Cities in Soviet Bloc, Including East Berlin, Were High Priorities in 'Systematic Destruction' for Atomic Bombings
Overhead Imagery: The U.S. Target New Revelations

December 18, 2015

Obama's Back Channel to Cuba: Events Leading to Historic Breakthrough Revealed in Updated Book
Award-winning Back Channel to Cuba Published in Spanish
Overhead Imagery: The U.S. Target New Revelations

December 11, 2015

The Clinton White House and Climate Change: The Struggle to Restore U.S. Leadership
Early U.S. Optimism Frustrated by Disputes over Greenhouse Gas Goals, Role of Developed and Developing Countries, Other Enduring Challenges
Overhead Imagery: The U.S. Target New Revelations

December 2, 2015

U.S. Climate Change Policy in the 1980s
GOP Presidents Recognized Need for U.S. Leadership on Ozone Depletion and Climate Change
Overhead Imagery: The U.S. Target New Revelations

November 23, 2015

Road to Dayton paved with genocide
International passivity, lack of support for peacekeepers doomed Srebrenica 20 years ago; 8,000 Muslim refugees died

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