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Earl Gregg Swem Library

CIA Comments on the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Report on the Rendition, Detention, and Interrogation Program

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

Response of the agency responsible for the detention and interrogation program to the Senate Intelligence Committee study.  Declassified in December 2014.  From the Central Intelligence Agency


Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Study of the Central Intelligence Agency’s Detention and Interrogation Program

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

Includes the foreword by Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein, Findings and Conclusions, and the lengthy Executive Summary.  From the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence


Investigative Report on the Terrorist Attacks on U.S. Facilities in Benghazi, Libya, September 11-12, 2012

Categories: Congress,Headlines,Libya,Spying/Intelligence,Terrorism

Following a two year investigation, this report serves as the definitive statement of the House of Representatives on the Intelligence Community’s activities before, during, and after the tragic events.  Includes links to 6 appendices in addition to the final report.  From the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence


CIA Reactions to JFK Assassination Included Fear of Possible Soviet Strike Against U.S.

Categories: Communism,Govt Secrecy,History,Spying/Intelligence

A collection of 26 recently declassified documents about articles in the Central Intelligence Agency’s in-house journal “Studies in Intelligence,” released as part of court litigation.  Covers a variety of topics from the 1960s through 2001.  From the National Security Archive


Intelligence Budget Data

Categories: Govt Finance,Spying/Intelligence

Record of recent spending on civilian and military intelligence by the U.S. government.  From the Federation of American Scientists Intelligence Resource Program


DNI Releases Budget Figure for 2013 National Intelligence Program

Categories: Govt Finance,Spying/Intelligence

Discloses the aggregate amount, $52.7 billion, appropriated for the National Intelligence Program by Congress for FY2013.  The figure was reduced to $49 billion by the mandatory sequester.  From the Office of the Director of National Intelligence


Transforming Nuclear Attribution: Culture, Community and Change

Categories: Homeland Security,Nuclear Arms,Spying/Intelligence,WMD

Recently declassified 2009 report on the challenge of identifying the perpetrator of a potential nuclear attack on the U.S. and the problems in reconciling the careful search for and analysis of forensic evidence  with the demand for speed from the policy/political environment.  From the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, posted by the Federation of American Scientists.


The National Intelligence Strategy of the United States of America 2014

Categories: Govt Finance,Spying/Intelligence

Describes the priorities, objectives, resources and strategic environment for the nation’s 17 intelligence community components.  From the Office of the Director of National Intelligence


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