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The Iraq War Ten Years After

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The Iraq War Ten Years After Declassified Documents Show Failed Intelligence, Policy Ad Hockery, Propaganda-Driven Decisionmaking National Security Archive Publishes "Essential" Primary Sources on Operation Iraqi Freedom National Security Archive Briefing Book No. 418 Posted — March 19, 2013 Edited

CIA Analysis Acknowledges Intelligence Failure on Iraq’s WMDs

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Foreign Policy Magazine Features CIA Document Released to National Security Archive "A Classified Mea Culpa on Iraq" CIA Analysis Acknowledges Intelligence Failure on Iraq's WMDs Posted – September 5, 2012 For more information contact: Tom Blanton – 202/994-7000 or nsarchiv@gwu.edu

Cracking a Vietnam War Mystery

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New Book Uses Long-Hidden Communist Sources to Explore a Potential Missed Opportunity for Peace in 1966. The inside story of these murky diplomatic machinations, as well as other revelations concerning the Vietnam War, the Cold War, the Sino-Soviet split, and

The Nixon Administration and the Indian Nuclear Program, 1972-1974

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U.S. Intelligence Downplayed the Chances of an Indian Nuclear Test in 1974 Despite "Apparently Reliable and Seemingly Credible" Reports to the Contrary Low Priority for Intelligence Collection Meant that Test Preparations Could Go Undetected Post-Mortem on 1974 Indian Test Criticized

U.S. Strategic Nuclear Policy: A Video History, 1945-2004

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National Security Archive Update, October 11, 2011 U.S. Strategic Nuclear Policy: A Video History, 1945-2004 Sandia Labs Historical Video Documents History of U.S. Strategic Nuclear Policy Interviewees Include Robert McNamara, Brent Scowcroft, James Schlesinger and Last Strategic Air Commander-in-Chief Lee

CIA Forced To Release Long Secret Official History of Bay of Pigs Invasion

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National Security Archive lawsuit yields never-before-seen volumes of Massive Study; Agency continues to withhold Volume 5 For more information contact: Peter Kornbluh – 202/994-7000 http://www.nsarchive.org Washington, D.C., August 1, 2011 – Pursuant to a FOIA lawsuit filed by the National

Complete Pentagon Papers

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In 1967, a history of the United States’ involvement in Indochina was commissioned by Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara, who had become increasingly sceptical about the Vietnam War. The work continued for eighteen months, resulting in some 2.5 million