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Records declassification is required by Executive Order 12958, which was signed by former President Bill Clinton.
CREST includes a wide variety of records on nearly every topic...
... STAR GATE remote viewing program files...
... Cold War and the early history of the CIA...
CIA Records Search Tool (CREST), which is an electronic search and retrieval system...drastically decreased the amount of time required to complete a search...
10 Million Pages of CIA Declassified Records Available
The documents, to be publicly released next week, also include accounts of break-ins and theft, the agency's opening of private mail to and from China and the Soviet Union, wiretaps and surveillance of journalists, and a series of "unwitting" tests on U.S. civilians, including the use of drugs.
CIA to Air Decades of Its Dirty Laundry
The Agency officers who do that work wrestle constantly with the twin imperatives of essential openness and essential secrecy. They carry a huge responsibility. Simply put, they must decide when a secret is no longer a secret.
From the millions of pages of OSS documents released in the 1980s, to extensive documentation of America’s early imagery satellites, the Cuban missile crisis, the U-2 program, and large collections of National Estimates on the Soviet Union, China, Vietnam and Yugoslavia, CIA declassification has contributed greatly to the historical record. Just last year we added to that record with the declassification of volumes on the famous Berlin Tunnel operation and CIA’s role in the rural pacification program in South Vietnam.
General Hayden's Remarks at SHAFR Conference
Remarks of Central Intelligence Agency Director
Gen. Michael V. Hayden at the
Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations Conference
CIA Director Reviews Nasty History of CIA
Originally posted by ADVISOR
Hope that explains, any repeat threads on my behalf. I'm not sure which thread was posted first however, but general ruleof thumb is, the older thread has right of way.
I'll check into the time line, and see what is up. Thanks for pointing that out though, is appreciated.