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ID:

255

Date:

2007-10-15

Headline:

Pentagon Faulted For 'Security Letters'

Reporter's name:

Karen Matthews

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Associated Press

City:

New York, NY

Summary:

The Pentagon and the FBI collaborated to circumvent laws regulating more than 400 "national security letters," issued after Sept. 11. 2001, as part of a program that "lacked coordination and oversight," the Associated Press reported based on Pentagon documents obtained under FOIA by the American Civil Liberties Union.

Keywords:

Pentagon, American Civil Liberties Union, national security letters, Dick Cheney, Defense Department, Electronic Frontier Foundation

URL:

http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/news/nation/2007-10-14-2058627147_x.htm


Agencies:

DOD

States:

US

Categories:

national security


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