[Marxism] U.S. Court of Appeals Rejects CIA's Motion to Squash Lawsuit on Bay of Pigs History

Dennis Brasky dmozart1756 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 7 16:02:44 MST 2012


On Fri, Dec 7, 2012 at 5:34 PM, National Security Archive
<archive at gwu.edu>wrote:

> U.S. Court of Appeals Rejects CIA's Motion to Squash Lawsuit on Bay of
> Pigs History
>
> National Security Archive Freedom of Information Case to Receive Full
> Hearing
>
> CIA and Justice Department Argued That Release of Draft History Would
> "Confuse the Public"
>
> Posted - December 7, 2012
>
> For more information contact:
> Tom Blanton or Nate Jones- 202/994-7000 or foiadesk at gwu.edu
>
> http://www.nsarchive.org
>
> Washington, DC, December 7, 2012 -- The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C.
> Circuit yesterday rejected the CIA's attempt to shortcut the National
> Security Archive's lawsuit under the Freedom of Information Act to obtain
> the last still-secret history of the disastrous Bay of Pigs invasion in
> 1961.
>
> With the ruling, the Archive has moved a step closer to compelling
> openness for the only remaining unreleased volume of a draft history of the
> Bay of Pigs operation, written by a CIA staff historian in the 1980s. One
> volume of the five-volume history reached the public through the John F.
> Kennedy Assassination Records Review Board's action in the 1990s; and the
> Archive filed its FOIA lawsuit for the remaining volumes in April 2011, on
> the 50th anniversary of the failed CIA-sponsored invasion of Cuba.
>
>
> Check out today's posting at the National Security Archive website -
> http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/news/20121207/
>
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