|Multi Request||Computer Simulations in World Politics|
|Submitted||Aug. 26, 2020|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:
Any and all materials -- briefing notes, planning documents, memos, training materials, reports, etc. -- involving the Globus Project, Stuart Bremer, Forecast II Project, Barry Hughes, GLOBESIGHT, the video game Balance of Power, or the video game Shadow President. These are computer simulations of international politics that may have been used for training or foresight. You may restrict your search to the time period between and including January 1, 1984 to January 1, 2010.
The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.
In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.
Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.
**THIS EMAIL BOX IS NOT MONITORED, PLEASE DO NOT REPLY TO THIS EMAIL.** Mr.McKelvey: This email responds to yourAugust 31, 2020, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) (5 U.S.C. § 552) request received by the U.S. Department of State,Office of Information Programs and Services on September 18, 2020, regarding the Globus Project, Stuart Bremer, Forecast II Project, Barry Hughes, GLOBE SIGHT, the video game Balance of Power, or the video game Shadow President (Date Range for Record Search: From 1/1/1984 To 1/1/2010). This Office assigned your request the subject reference number. ThisOffice denies your request because no connection exists between the informationrequested and the U.S. Department of State. Please be advised that most of the records maintained by the Departmentpertain to the formulation and execution of U.S. foreign policy. See 22 CFR § 171.2. Sincerely, /s/ R. Yousef, for NicholasJ. Cormier Chief,Requester Communications Branch Officeof Information Programs and Services **THIS EMAIL BOX IS NOT MONITORED, PLEASE DO NOT REPLY TO THIS EMAIL.**
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