Jun 29, 2015 | Briefing Book
Washington, D.C., June 29, 2015 – Long before Iran’s nuclear enrichment capabilities – based on gas centrifuge technology – became the center of international negotiations, the U.S. tried to deny...
May 29, 2015 | Briefing Book
Washington, D.C., May 29, 2015 — President Richard Nixon and his national security adviser Henry Kissinger believed they could compel "the other side" to back down during crises in the Middle East...
May 25, 2015 | Briefing Book
"Anatoly Chernyaev's diary is one of the great internal records of the Gorbachev years, a trove of irreplaceable observations about a turning point in history.
May 12, 2015 | Briefing Book
The Archive's blog on Mexico, migration, and human rights
"Mexican Authorities Implicated in Violence, but U.S. Security Aid Continues to Flow"
By Cora Currier...
May 6, 2015 | Briefing Book
In the News
La evolución del Cóndor
Director del prestigioso Proyecto Documentación Cono Sur del Archivo de Seguridad Nacional en Washington, habló en el juicio en Buenos Aires.
Por Alejandra Dandan...
Apr 28, 2015 | Briefing Book
Washington, D.C., April 28, 2015 – President Lyndon Johnson regretted sending U.S.
Apr 24, 2015 | Briefing Book
Washington, D.C. April 24, 2015 - The nuclear inspection agency that is central to the current Iran negotiations is flunking international transparency norms, according to a report posted today by...
Apr 16, 2015 | Briefing Book
Washington, DC, April 16, 2015 – Newly declassified Clinton White House e-mails and notes detail a decisive U.S.
Apr 15, 2015 | Briefing Book
Washington, D.C., April 15, 2015 – The U.S. government first learned of Israel's secret nuclear program at Dimona from an American corporate official talking to U.S.
Apr 10, 2015 | Briefing Book
Washington, DC, April 10, 2015 – Furnishing cover stories for covert operations, monitoring Soviet missile tests, and supplying weather data to the U.S.
Apr 6, 2015 | Briefing Book
IN THE NEWS
Exclusive: Rwanda Revisited
By Colum Lynch, Foreign Policy, April 5, 2015
Declassified U.N. Cables Reveal Turning Point in Rwanda Crisis of 1994
By Mark Landler, The New York Times, June...
Mar 24, 2015 | Briefing Book
Washington, D.C., March 24, 2015 – A new scientific memoir by one of the few surviving participants in the U.S. H-bomb project provides fresh information and insights into the production of the world...
Mar 20, 2015 | Briefing Book
Washington, DC, March 20, 2015 – For decades the Central Intelligence Agency has conducted a major signals intelligence (SIGINT) effort that often placed it in competition with other members of the...
Mar 13, 2015 | Briefing Book, Mar 13, 2015 | FOIA Audit
In the News
Happy Sunshine Week: National Security Archive names E-Delinquents in 2015 E-FOIA Audit By Ms. Smith, Network World, March 17, 2015
Sunshine Week Column: Posting FOIA releases online...
Mar 11, 2015 | Briefing Book
Washington, DC, March 11, 2015 – Thirty years ago today, in the Kremlin, the Soviet Politburo unanimously elected its youngest member, Mikhail Gorbachev, to the pinnacle of Soviet power — General...
Mar 4, 2015 | Briefing Book
n the News
Somebody Else Is Suing the State Department—To Get Kissinger’s Phone Calls
By Asawin Suebsaeng, The Daily Beast, March 12, 2015
State Department hit with suit for Kissinger records
Feb 23, 2015 | Briefing Book
Washington, DC, February 23, 2015 –Documents posted for the first time — in a collaboration between the National Security Archive and VICE News — provide insight into the U.S.
Feb 4, 2015 | Briefing Book
Washington, DC, February 4, 2015 – During much of the Cold War Soviet space activities — civilian and military — were a major focus of U.S. intelligence collection and analysis.
Jan 30, 2015 | Briefing Book
Washington, DC, January 30, 2015 – Former Ambassador Prudence Bushnell's notebooks provide a never-before-seen view into the inner workings of US diplomacy during one of the international community's...
Dec 23, 2014 | Briefing Book
Washington, D.C., December 23, 2014 – A recently released Sandia Labs film contains fa