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Central Intelligence Agency

Central Intelligence Agency

The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is an independent civilian agency that provides national security intelligence. It is tasked with collecting, analyzing, evaluating, and disseminating foreign intelligence to assist the government and senior US policymakers in decision making around national security. The CIA was created by the National Security Act of 1947, signed by President Harry Truman.

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CIA_Part017.pdf

September 15, 2005 Letter from CIA Office of General Counsel to Chair of IOB regarding quarterly report for fourth quarter of 2004 — letter notes there are some "reportable items" (i.e., "intelligence activities" that the OGC has "reason to believe may be unlawful or...

CIA_Part019.pdf

This document is a letter dated 11/8/2005 and includes cover sheets for two Reports from the Counsel for the Inspector General to the Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board relating to two Reports of Investigation. The Reports have been withheld, and even the titles of the Reports, which would...

CIA_Part020.pdf

This is a letter dated 1/10/2006 from the Senior Deputy General Counsel of CIA to the IOB relating to reporting pursuant to Section 2.4 of Executive Order 12863, for the third quarter of 2005. The letter notes there are "three reportable items" for that quarter, however all information...

CIA_Part051.pdf

This is a 62-page Semiannual Report from the OIG to the Director of CIA for the period of January - June 2006. Most of the information in the report is redacted, but the introduction notes that the report discusses "the Agency's detention and interrogation activities associated with...

CIA_Part050.pdf

The is a letter dated 8/4/2006 from the Inspector General of CIA to the Intelligence Oversight Board. It attaches the Semiannual Report to the Director of CIA for the period of January - June 2006 (see CIA_Part051.pdf).

CIA_Part052.pdf

This document is a 14-page letter dated 9/27/2006 from the Acting General Counsel of CIA to the Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board for the second quarter of 2006. It notes there were "seven reportable items" for this period. The CIA has redacted all information about the items....

CIA_Part054.pdf

This is a 4-page letter dated 1/22/2007 from the Acting General Counsel of CIA to the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board providing a report for the third quarter of 2006. The letter mentions "four reportable items" for this period, however the CIA has redacted all...

CIA_Part057.pdf

This is a 4-page letter dated 4/9/2007 from the Acting General Counsel of CIA to the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board for the fourth quarter of 2006. The letter notes there were "three reportable items," and highlights item 1, which was reported to congressional...

CIA_Part059.pdf

This is a 7-page undated letter from the Acting General Counsel of CIA to the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board (PFIAB) for the second quarter of 2007. The letter notes there were <b>thirteen</b> reportable items ("intelligence activities that [the OGC has]...

CIA_Part060.pdf

This is a 4-page letter dated 6/18/2007 from the Acting General Counsel of CIA to the Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board for the first quarter of 2007. It notes there were "seven reportable items" for that quarter. The CIA has redacted all information about the items....

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