Unearthing CREST: CIA's Declassified Archives

After our three-year lawsuit led to the public release of 13 million pages of declassified CIA records, we've begun a daily-deep dive into the depths of the Agency's seven-decade history.

Background

Our three year saga to release 13 million pages of CIA secrets

Projects

Help build a comprehensive timeline of CIA’s history

CIA World Tour: What has the Agency done in your country?

Central and South America

Northern, Southern, and Western Europe

Resources

The ultimate guide to searching CIA’s declassified archives

How to use exemption codes to find the most interesting documents hidden in the CIA archives

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CIA World Tour: Northern, Southern, and Western Europe

CIA World Tour: Northern, Southern, and Western Europe

As part of our ongoing project to document Central Intelligence Agency activities around the planet, we’re compiling a curated list of links to records in the CIA archives, divided by country and presidential administration. Today we’re looking at Northern, Southern, and Western Europe.

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CIA archives outline the pre-history of the infamous OPM hack

CIA archives outline the pre-history of the infamous OPM hack

The plot of John le Carré’s The Spy Who Came in from the Cold hinges on the bureaucratic details of retirement benefits for spies. Recently uncovered documents from the Central Intelligence Agency archives show that real-world spy stories sometimes do, too.

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CIA World Tour: Central and South America

CIA World Tour: Central and South America

As part of our ongoing project to document Central Intelligence Agency activities around the planet, we’re compiling a curated list of links to records in the CIA archives, divided by country and presidential administration. Today we’re looking at Central and South America.

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