The National Security Archive today isposting over 100 recently released CIA documents relating to September 11,
- From: Raymond <Bluerhymer@xxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2012 21:20:15 -0700 (PDT)
The Central Intelligence Agency's 9/11 File
Top Secret CIA Documents on Osama bin Laden Declassified
National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book No. 381
Edited by Barbara Elias-Sanborn with Thanks to Archive Senior Fellow
For more information contact:
Barbara Elias-Sanborn - 202/994-7000
Washington, D.C., June 19, 2012 -- The National Security Archive today
isposting over 100 recently released CIA documents relating to
September 11,Osama bin Laden, and U.S. counterterrorism operations.
Thenewly-declassified records, which the Archive obtained under the
Freedom of Information Act, are referred to in footnotes to the 9/11
Commission Repor tand present an unprecedented public resource for
information about September11.
The collection includes rarely released CIA emails, raw intelligence
cables, analytical summaries, high-level briefing materials, and
comprehensive counterterrorism reports that are usually withheld from
the public because of their sensitivity.
Today's posting covers a variety of topics of major public interest,
including background to al-Qaeda's planning for the attacks; the
origins of the Predator program now in heavy use over
Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iran; al-Qaeda's relationship with Pakistan;
CIA attempts to warn about the impending threat; and the impact of
budget constraints on the U.S. government's hunt for bin Laden.
Today's posting is the result of a series of FOIA requests by National
Security Archive staff based on a painstaking review of references in
the 9/11 Commission Report.
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