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Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC)

Document: Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court 2017 Annual Report

The director of the Administrative Office of U.S. Courts released the following report on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court’s activities during 2017. The report states that the FISC received 1,614 applications—granting 1,147, modfying 391 in part, denying 50 in part, and denying 26 in full.

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.

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