News Highlights – March 26-28, 2011

Emails Reveal Worry Over Political "Meddling" in FOIA at DHS
Sunlight Foundation Knocks Obama Administration’s Transparency Efforts
Funding Cuts for USASpending.gov
Data Shows Domestic Intelligence Gathering Expanded Under Relaxed Rules
State Department Keeping Historical Documents on US Action in Iran and Congo Secret

 

Emails: Insiders worried over political ‘meddling’
[AP via Yahoo News, March 28, 2011]

Watchdog knocks Obama administration on transparency
[The Hill: Hillicon Valley, March 27, 2011]

Editorial: Stop! Don’t gut funding for USASpending.gov
[Washington Examiner, March 26, 2011]

F.B.I. Casts Wide Net Under Relaxed Rules for Terror Inquiries, Data Show
[New York Times, March 26, 2011]

Opinion: Why is US withholding old documents on covert ops in Congo, Iran?
[Christian Science Monitor, March 25, 2011; see also CIA Historical Review Panel Public Statement from Cryptome]

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