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Check here for press releases and notices about the National Security Archive, plus public announcements about major document declassifications, government policy shifts, court decisions, or congressional legislation.

Mar 28, 2018 | News
The United States Department of Justice recently announced the indictment of nine Iranian citizens for actions related to cyber-enabled theft of research, data, and intellectual property, a constant...
Mar 20, 2018 | News
USCYBERCOM has put flesh on the bones of its skeletal strategy declaration initially released in February 2018.  A month later, on March 23, the Command made public a new, 12-page “Command Vision”...
Mar 14, 2018 | News
High-profile U.S. government personnel changes are dominating the news this week.  Possibly slipping under the radar for many is the pivotal, pending nomination of Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone to head the...
Mar 12, 2018 | News
Washington, D.C., March 12, 2018 - The Secret Service and the White House have emerged as the dubious winners from the hard-fought competition for the National Security Archive’s infamous Rosemary...
Mar 8, 2018 | News
Washington, DC, March 8, 2018 – Two out of five federal agencies claimed that they were either unable or not required to respond to a targeted Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for agency...
Mar 7, 2018 | News
The encryption debate pitting concerns of privacy and civil rights against concerns of law enforcement and national security has grown in significance in recent years. Today’s posting provides a...
Feb 28, 2018 | News
While election interference using the information space continues to demand attention, today’s posting examines questions related to the security of election systems themselves. New to the Cyber...
Feb 21, 2018 | News
On Friday February 16th, 2018 the United States Justice Department indicted three organizations and thirteen Russian individuals for Conspiracy to Defraud the United States and Conspiracy to Commit...
Feb 14, 2018 | News
With Russian election hacking still in the news, today’s posting features a recent Estonian Foreign Intelligence Service publication that includes an in-depth analysis of Russia's strategy for using...
Feb 7, 2018 | News
The January 2018 publication of a draft of the Trump administration’s Nuclear Posture Review (NPR) has raised questions about modern concepts of deterrence and the potential link between cyber and...
Jan 31, 2018 | News
After a six-year fight with the Department of Defense, the researchers at the National Security Archive obtained thousands of memos written by former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld. NPR's Kelly...
Jan 31, 2018 | News
This report assesses the impact of multiple emerging technologies including advanced networking, quantum computing, autonomous learning, virtual/augmented reality, biometric identification and...
Jan 24, 2018 | News
Cyberspace strategy for Strategic Command
Jan 11, 2018 | News
Washington, D.C., January 11, 2018 - A new book by long-time colleagues of the National Security Archive, James G. Blight and janet M. Lang, offers a fresh exploration of the 1962 Cuban missile...
Jan 4, 2018 | News
Washington D.C., January 4, 2018 – The journal of the Association of College and Research Libraries, Choice magazine, has picked the Archive’s most recent book, by Svetlana Savranskaya and Thomas...
Dec 20, 2017 | News
Washington, D.C., December 20, 2017 – The National Security Archive mourns the passing this week of our dear friend, colleague, and inspirational partner Arseny Borisovich Roginsky, a founder and...

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