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Judicial Watch Seeks Federal Court Injunction against Secret Service for Records of Obama and VIP Security Costs for Travel

Agency Ignored 19 Judicial Watch FOIA Requests (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia against the U.S. Secret Service for failing to respond to 19 Judicial Watch Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests for security-related…


What We Learned From The Benghazi Select Committee Hearing Thursday

The Select Committee on Benghazi rose from the dead Thursday with a tough but largely respectful 11-hour grilling of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Yes, there was plenty of kabuki theater — Democrats denounced GOP political motivations, Republicans pounded the table, fireworks flew over Sidney Blumenthal and emails —…


Watchdog chided CIA for Hollywood outreach

CIA officials did not take appropriate steps to properly protect secret information while pushing the agency’s image out to Hollywood, its internal watchdog warned in 2012.


CIA’s interaction with Hollywood criticized in report

The CIA’s internal watchdog has criticized the spy agency for introducing Hollywood representatives to undercover officers and allegedly being careless in talking to them about agency secrets.


CIA reportedly granted ‘secret level’ access to ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ filmmakers

The CIA may have mishandled “briefings, interviews, visits and other support” given to the entertainment industry, says a previously classified report, now declassified and provided to Judicial Watch under a Freedom of Information Act request.


Judicial Watch Obtains Previously Classified CIA Inspector General Report Strongly Condemning Agency Handling of Briefings and Interviews with the Entertainment Industry

Updated 10/30/15 Report specifically criticizes CIA’s briefings ‘in which foreign nationals may have participated’ specifically criticizes CIA interface with ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ filmmakers (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it has received a previously classified December 2012 Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) report from the Office of Inspector


CIA watchdog criticizes agency’s dealings with Hollywood

Oct 28 The CIA’s internal watchdog has criticized the spy agency for introducing Hollywood representatives to undercover officers and allegedly being careless in talking to them about agency secrets.


Zero Dark Thirty filmmakers were nearly prosecuted for bribing CIA officers with Prada shopping sprees, pearl earrings and Michelin-starred dinners

The makers of Zero Dark Thirty were nearly prosecuted for bribing CIA officials with gifts in exchange for information whilst researching the Oscar-winning film.


The Benghazi Bonanza: A Bi-Partisan Scandal

The Benghazi affair is beginning to shape up as a bi-partisan scandal — making Trey Gowdy’s life doubly difficult, of course. But the former prosecutor has been doing a bang-up job with his select committee, demolishing the mantra that there is “nothing new” to be learned about Benghazi and building…


Disagreement over whether 9/11 hijackers had support inside US, report says

Documents brought to light by Judicial Watch indicate that there is still uncertainty about whether 9/11 hijackers had support inside the country.


Judicial Watch Obtains State Department DSCC Records on Terrorist Attack on Benghazi

Top State Department Official Admitted to Congress that Command Center “could follow what was happening in almost real-time” Updated 1/27/15 Tunis, Tunisia, embassy emergency message:   (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it has obtained court-ordered documents in accordance with


CIA Docs Obtained by JW in 2010 Show Congress Approved of Enhanced Interrogation

As some lawmakers purport to be stunned over the new CIA “torture report” the fact is Congress knew for years that enhanced interrogation techniques were being used on terrorists and in fact dozens of members were repeatedly briefed on the subject, including former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Back in 2010…


Benghazi: Absolutely, Positively No Gambling Going On at Rick’s Café

“From the Annex in Benghazi, the CIA was collecting intelligence about foreign entities that were themselves collecting weapons in Libya and facilitating their passage to Syria. The Benghazi Annex was not itself collecting weapons.” –Final House Intelligence Report on Benghazi, P. 16   The final House Intelligence Committee Report on…


Benghazi: What The Government Wants Us To Think

First published at the Daily Caller, October 30, 2014 We now have two serious investigative tracks into the Benghazi killings — Rep. Trey Gowdy’s Special Select Committee, which I examined here, and the Justice Department’s Ahmed Abu Khatallah prosecution. On October 14, the government filed a superseding indictment in the case. The Benghazi…


Statement on SCOTUS Refusal to Take up Challenge to Obama Secrecy on bin Laden Images

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch issued a statement today regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s refusal to take up a challenge to the Obama administration’s keeping secret post mortem images of Osama bin Laden and his burial at sea. Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton said: With the seeming endorsement of the…

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