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Earlier this year, Emma Best filed a Freedom of Information Act request for a copy of the Department of Defense’s most recent declassification guide, with the goal of better understanding what the Pentagon believes can or can’t be released to the public. Just this week, the guide came in but with one notable omission: the entire section on what the Pentagon believes can or can’t be released to the public
From child sacrifice to Reptilian overlords, Bohemian Grove is the stuff of many a wide-eyed conspiracy theory. But as a speech uncovered in the Central Intelligence Archives shows, for one newly-minted CIA director it was simply a venue for a few jokey anecdotes and some redacted bragging.
In 1973, still coming down from the harshed mellow of Watergate, a Central Intelligence Agency officer came up with what they felt would be the perfect solution to lagging morale and lackluster operation security: a motivational poster contest. The results, apparently produced in-house, were exceedingly a product of a their time and environment - and are now available for you desktop wallpaper needs.
In 1963, the Central Intelligence Agency sent an undercover photographer to the Moscow Fair in the heart of the then Soviet Union. While the fact that some of the photos are still redacted 50 years later hints at the secrecy of his assignment, one detail has been made public: at some point he got bored and took photos of a stray cat.
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|"White Lives Matter" Rally Arrest||Awaiting Acknowledgement||Shelbyville Police Department||Shelbyville, TN|
|Brett Talley Communications||Awaiting Acknowledgement||Montgomery Police Department||Montgomery, AL|
|Devin Kelley Incident Reports (Colorado Springs)||Completed||El Paso County Sheriff||El Paso County, CO|
|Devin Kelley Incident Reports (Colorado Springs)||No Responsive Documents||Colorado Springs Police Department||Colorado Springs, CO|
|Problem Properties Task Force (2017)||Awaiting Acknowledgement||Mayor's Office||Boston, MA|