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declassify

di kla suh fahy

  • v  lift the restriction on and make available again

  • For the President's war speech in Cincinnati last week, Bush aides badgered the CIA to declassify more intelligence on Saddam Hussein's ties to Osama bin Laden.
  • I've now formally asked the CIA to take steps to declassify those memos so we can lay them out there and the American people have a chance to see what we obtained and what we .
  • President Obama's decision to declassify Justice Department memos detailing the interrogation techniques legalized by his predecessor has sparked a predictable partisan furor.
News & Articles

  • Source: Obama Considering Releasing NSA Court Order
    NPR has learned that the Obama administration, under pressure to lift a cloak of secrecy, is considering whether to declassify a court order that gives the National Security Agency the power to gather phone call record information on millions of Americans.
    June 15, 2013 - NPR
  • Chesapeake says shareholders reject board declassification proposal
    A proposal to declassify Chesapeake Energy's board of directors received the approval of 60% of shares outstanding, falling short of the two-thirds required for approval, the company announced earlier ...
    June 14, 2013 - Theflyonthewall.com via Yahoo! Finance
  • New Bill Would Declassify FISC Opinions
    Trailrunner7 writes "A group of eight senators from both parties have introduced a new bill that would require the attorney general to declassify as many of the rulings of the secret Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court as possible as a way of bringing into the sunlight much of the law and opinion that guides the government's surveillance efforts. Under the terms of the proposed law, the ...
    June 13, 2013 - Slashdot
Quotes

  • Vice President Dick Cheney in msnbc.com
    In the interview, Cheney said, "I've now formally asked the CIA to take steps to declassify those memos so we can lay them out there and the American people have a chance to see what we obtained and what we learned and how good the intelligence was,...
  • Edward Kennedy in BBC News
    The American people deserve the full story, not those parts of it that the Bush administration selects. President Bush should declassify the entire NIE,Senator Kennedy said.
  • President Bush in Boston Globe
    At a news conference with Afghan President Hamid Karzai, Bush said it was "a bad habit for our government to declassify every time there's a leak."

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