FOIA Advisor

Court opinion issued Mar. 9, 2017

Court Opinions (2017)Allan BlutsteinComment

De Sousa v. CIA (D.D.C.) -- finding that: (1) CIA properly refused to confirm or deny existence of various records concerning kidnapping of Abu Omar pursuant to Exemption 1; (2) State Department properly issued a partial Glomar response in order to protect classified information; (3)  Department of Defense needed to supplement record as to whether it expressly adopted a draft letter as final agency policy.

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