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Official History of the Bay of Pigs Operation: Draft Volume V: CIA’s Internal Investigation of the Bay of Pigs: Alternate site: CIA’s Electronic Reading Room

Categories: Communism,Cuba,Govt Secrecy,Headlines,History,Latin America,Spying/Intelligence

https://www.cia.gov/library/readingroom/document/0001254908

Search blog by publication title: Official History of the Bay of Pigs Operation to find links to all previously issued volumes in series on CIA’s Electronic Reading Room site.

 

Official History of the Bay of Pigs Operation: Draft Volume V: CIA’s Internal Investigation of the Bay of Pigs

Categories: Communism,Cuba,Govt Secrecy,Headlines,History,Latin America,Spying/Intelligence

https://nsarchive.files.wordpress.com/2016/10/cia-bay-of-pigs-v51.pdf

Long withheld 1984 5th part of the Central Intelligence Agency’s history of what went wrong at the failed Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba in 1961.  Volumes 1-4 were previously released.  The CIA claimed a “deliberative process” privilege for the volume, an internal investigation, but changes in the FOIA require release of drafts if they are more than 25 years old.  Posted by the National Security Archive.  Previous volumes in the CIA’s Electronic Reading Room

 

CIA: “Pinochet Personally Ordered” Letelier Bombing

Categories: Chile,Foreign Affairs,Spying/Intelligence,Terrorism

http://nsarchive.gwu.edu/NSAEBB/NSAEBB560-CIA-report-concludes-Pinochet-behind-Letelier-Moffit-bombing-in-1976-and-calls-it-act-of-state-terrorism/

A set of three declassified U.S. government documents implicating the leader of Chile in the bombing deaths of a Chilean diplomat and his assistant in Washington DC in 1976.  From the National Security Archive

 

Implications for U.S. National Security of Anticipated Climate Change

https://www.dni.gov/files/documents/Newsroom/Reports%20and%20Pubs/NIC_White_Paper_Climate_Change.pdf

Discusses threats to national security from global warming in the near term, over the next five, years, and over the next twenty years.  Among the threats covered: severe weather, adverse effects on food prices and availability, increased risks to human health, negative impacts on investments and economic competitiveness, and sea level rise.  From the Office of the Director of National Intelligence

 

Changes in the Leading Cause of Death: Recent Patterns in Heart Disease and Cancer Mortality

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Spying/Intelligence

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db254.pdf

This report highlights changes in the mortality burden of heart disease and cancer and presents findings by state, race, and Hispanic origin.  In 2000, cancer was the leading cause of death in only 2 states, but in 2014, the number had grown to 22.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

The President’s Daily Brief: Delivering Intelligence to Nixon and Ford

Categories: Govt Information,Headlines,History,Presidency,Spying/Intelligence

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/intelligence-history/presidents-daily-brief-nixon-ford/PDB_Nixon_Ford_August_2016.pdf

Booklet which describes the documents and the PDB process.  Issued on the occasion of the release of about 2,500 formerly classified PDBs from the administrations of Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford.  From the Central Intelligence Agency

 

President’s Daily Brief: 1969-1977

Categories: Govt Information,Headlines,History,Presidency,Spying/Intelligence

https://www.cia.gov/library/readingroom/collection/presidents-daily-brief-1969-1977

The texts of about 2,500 formerly classified daily briefings for Presidents Nixon and Ford from CIA officials.  Features day-by-day intelligence on national security issues and concerns.  From the Central Intelligence Agency Freedom of Information Electronic Reading Room

 

Documents Related to the Former Detention and Interrogation Program

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Govt/Business Scandals,Headlines,Homeland Security,Spying/Intelligence,Terrorism

https://www.cia.gov/library/readingroom/collection/documents-related-former-detention-and-interrogation-program

A collection of 50 declassified documents relating to the CIA’s program for interrogation of suspected Jihadist terrorists.  From the CIA’s Freedom of Information Act online reading room.

 

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