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October 21, 2014

Intelligence Center Tracks Missile Launches Worldwide 24/7
"Little known" DEFSMAC Created to Cover Soviet Launches, Now Alerts and Reports Globally from China to South Africa.

October 19, 2014

T: The New York Times Style Magazine Features Jenny Holzer
Artist Devotes "Advertisements for Myself" Page To Promoting the National Security Archive

October 16, 2014

China's First Nuclear Test 1964 -- 50th Anniversary
China's Advance toward Nuclear Status in Early 1960s Held Surprises for U.S. Analysts, Generated Conflicting Opinions about the Potential Dangers.

October 1, 2014

KISSINGER CONSIDERED ATTACK ON CUBA FOLLOWING ANGOLA INCURSION
"I think we are going to have to smash Castro," Kissinger tells President Ford.

September 28, 2014

THE YELLOW BOOK
Secret Salvadoran military document from the civil war era catalogued "enemies," many killed or disappeared.

September 26, 2014

COVERT DIPLOMACY TO NORMALIZE RELATIONS WITH CUBA
Secret U.S. Back-Channel History with Fidel and Raul Castro Revealed in New Book.

September 12, 2014

Israel Crosses the Threshold II
The Nixon Administration Debates the Emergence of the Israeli Nuclear Program.

September 5, 2014

Iran-Contra Revisited
New Book Places Reagan at Center of 1980s Scandal.

August 13, 2014

The Yuri Orlov File
Human Rights Legend and Distinguished Physicist Turns 90.

July 24, 2014

The Shevardnadze File: Late Soviet Foreign Minister Helped End the Cold War
Politburo Notes and Memcons Detail Surprising Rise, "New Thinking" Candor, Diplomatic Partnerships, and Sense of Missed Opportunities.

July 22, 2014

Studies by Once Top Secret Government Entity Portrayed Terrible Costs of Nuclear War
After Briefing on Likely Death Tolls, JFK Remarked: "And We Call Ourselves the Human Race."

July 20, 2014

Soldiers, Spies and the Moon: Secret U.S. and Soviet Plans from the 1950s and 1960s
Declassified Documents Reflect the Covert Side of Lunar Programs.

July 8, 2014

Brazil: Torture Techniques Revealed in Declassified U.S. Documents
Dictatorship-Era Records Given by Vice President Biden to President Rousseff.

June 27, 2014

The Battle for Iran, 1953: Re-Release of CIA Internal History Spotlights New Details about anti-Mosaddeq Coup
U.S. Ambassador Loy Henderson and Some CIA Officials Initially Disagreed with Certain Premises of Coup Planners.

June 24, 2014

Congress Moving on FOIA Reform
Senators Leahy and Cornyn Introduce FOIA Improvement Act of 2014, Would Add Balancing Test and Sunset to "Deliberative Process" Exemption

June 9, 2014

New Details on the 1961 Goldsboro Nuclear Accident
Multi-Megaton Bomb Was Virtually "Armed" When It Crashed to Earth in North Carolina, Sandia Lab Report Concluded.

June 5, 2014

The United States and the Two Koreas, Part II: 1969-2010
Fears, Suspicions and Frustrations Arising from 1990s North Korean Nuclear Crisis Are Spotlighted in New Documents Publication.

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