Weapons Sale to Saudi Arabia

Eric Anderson filed this request with the U.S. Department of State of the United States of America.
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Due Feb. 13, 2017
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From: Eric Anderson

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Email addressed to Secretary Clinton concerning the historic 2010 arms sale to Saudi Arabia: 84 new F-15 fighters, upgrade 70 more, and purchase three different types of helicopters – 70 Apaches, 72 Black Hawks and 36 Little Birds.

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 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.


Eric Anderson

From: FOIA Request

Your query has been forwarded to the FOIA Requester Status mailbox for reply.

From: Burks, Angela S

Mr. Anderson,

This is in reference to your e-mail dated January 12, 2016 regarding a FOIA request. The case number is F-2015-17094. Please refer to this case number when inquiring about the status of your request. Currently we are determining if we have sufficient information to process your search and ensure we are able to protect personal identifiable information. You will be receiving a formal acknowledgement letter shortly. A timeframe cannot be provided until the assigned team has had an opportunity to fully review the request.

I hope this information is helpful. If you have further concerns or any questions regarding any FOIA-related matter, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center (FRSC) at (202) 261-8484, or fax us at (202) 261-8579 or send an e-mail to foiastatus@state.gov.

Angela Burks
U.S. Department of State
FOIA Requester Service Center
(202) 261-8484

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From: Department of State

A letter stating the request for reduced or waived fees has been rejected.

From: Department of State

A fix is required to perfect the request.

From: Eric Anderson

Hello - I agree to incur the $25 processing fee for this request.

From: U.S. Department of State

An interim response, stating the request is being processed.