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Secrecy: FOIA

Newly Disclosed Documents on the Five Eyes Alliance and What They Tell Us about Intelligence-Sharing Agreements

Analysis of newly disclosed documents undergirding the international intelligence sharing arrangement between the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada and New Zealand, otherwise known as the Five Eyes alliance.

Intelligence Oversight

Document: Intelligence Community Directive 107 and Coats Memo

On Monday, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence published the following directive and accompanying memo regarding the Intelligence Community's policies for protecting privacy and civil liberties and provide for greater transparency. The order updates a 2012 directive.

Intelligence Community Directive 107

Intelligence Oversight

Misleading the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court has Always Been Dangerous

Over the last week, there's been a great deal of discussion on Lawfare regarding the role that the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court might play in clearing up controversy over the Nunes memo. As a matter of fact, there isn't much doubt that the FISA Court has plenty of authority to investigate and punish Justice Department and FBI officials who have filed misleading pleadings.

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