PISAP communication (United States Central Command (CENTCOM))

Jason Smathers filed this request with the United States Central Command - CENTCOM of the United States of America.
Tracking # 13-0376
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Communications

From: Jason Smathers

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

1) All communication between your agency and the CIA's Political Islam Strategic Analysis Program (PISAP) which operates under the CIA's Directorate of Intelligence (DI) including communication with any PISAP employee.
2) All Memorandum of Understanding between your agency and PISAP.
3) All records maintained by your agency that details how, when or why you would provide intelligence to PISAP.
4) All emails to or from the director of your agency which contain the term "PISAP"

You may limit the results of each of the above to records created between January 1, 2009 and the date this request is processed.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, 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.

Sincerely,

Jason Smathers

From: USCENTCOM/J6-RDF

Mr. Smathers,

We received your FOIA request and assigned it tracking #13-0376. We will begin fully processing your request immediately; however the FOIA program requires all requesters to acknowledge a willingness to pay administrative fees. Please reply to this e-mail with said willingness and an amount of your choosing.

Example statement:

"I am willing to pay all reasonable costs incurred for this request. Please contact me if costs will exceed $XX.00."

Once we receive your reply we will forward you a formal letter acknowledging receipt for your FOIA request.

Respectfully,

FOIA Team

FOIA Requester Service Center
USCENTCOM/J6-RDF
(813) 827-1810

From: Jason Smathers

I am willing to pay all reasonable costs incurred for this request. Please contact me if costs will exceed $12.00.

From: Requests Muckrock

September 21, 2013
United States Central Command (CENTCOM)
UNITED STATES CENTRAL COMMAND CCJ6-RDF (FOIA)
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This is a follow up to request number 13-0376:

I am willing to pay all reasonable costs incurred for this request. Please
contact me if costs will exceed $12.00.

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On Sept. 20, 2013:

Mr. Smathers,

We received your FOIA request and assigned it tracking #13-0376. We will
begin fully processing your request immediately; however the FOIA program
requires all requesters to acknowledge a willingness to pay administrative
fees. Please reply to this e-mail with said willingness and an amount of
your choosing.

Example statement:

"I am willing to pay all reasonable costs incurred for this request. Please
contact me if costs will exceed $XX.00."

Once we receive your reply we will forward you a formal letter
acknowledging receipt for your FOIA request.

Respectfully,

FOIA Team

FOIA Requester Service Center
USCENTCOM/J6-RDF
(813) 827-1810

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On Sept. 17, 2013:

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request
the following records:

1) All communication between your agency and the CIA's Political Islam
Strategic Analysis Program (PISAP) which operates under the CIA's
Directorate of Intelligence (DI) including communication with any PISAP
employee.
2) All Memorandum of Understanding between your agency and PISAP.
3) All records maintained by your agency that details how, when or why you
would provide intelligence to PISAP.
4) All emails to or from the director of your agency which contain the term
"PISAP"

You may limit the results of each of the above to records created between
January 1, 2009 and the date this request is processed.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this
request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made
available to the general public free of charge as part of the public
information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the
news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for
commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, 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.

Sincerely,

Jason Smathers

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MuckRock News
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PO Box 55819
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PLEASE NOTE the new address as well as the fact that improperly addressed
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be returned by the USPS as undeliverable.

From: United States Central Command (CENTCOM)

An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.

From: United States Central Command (CENTCOM)

A no responsive documents response.

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