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Lawsuit seeks to unlock CIA’s secret history of Bay of Pigs

“In this latest battle over government secrecy and the lessons of history, judges Thursday sounded a tad skeptical about the Obama administration’s sweeping claims. At the least, judges on what is sometimes called the nation’s second most-powerful court suggested there could be a limit to how long government documents remain locked away.”

via WASHINGTON: Lawsuit seeks to unlock CIA’s secret history of Bay of Pigs invasion | National Security & Defense | McClatchy DC.

National Security Archive blog endorses call for full disclosure of JFK files

Echoing a post in JFK Facts last week, UNREDACTED, the blog of the non-profit National Security Archive, has called for prioritizing the declassification of more than 1,100 CIA documents related to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy that are still kept secret by the CIA.

Blogger Nate Jones notes that the National Archives has recently “asked for suggestions for which documents 25 years and younger and 25 years and older should be declassified.”

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