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1488 05012013

1488 05012013

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U.S. Department Justice 
Federal Bureau 

Washington, 20535 
April 30, 2013 
FOIPA Request No.: 1174529-000 Subject: AWLAKI, ANWAR 
Dear Mr. Dunagan: 
The enclosed documents were reviewed under the Freedom Information/Privacy Acts (FOIPA), Title United States Code, Section 552/552a. Deletions have been made protect information which exempt from disclosure. with the appropriate exemptions noted the page next the excision. addition, deleted page information sheet was inserted the file indicate where pages were withheld entirely. The exemptions used withhold information are marked below and explained the enclosed Explanation Exemptions: 
Section 552 Section 552a (b)(1) (b)(7)(A) (d)(5> {b)(2> (b)(7)(B) 0)(2) (b)(3) (b}(7)(C) (k)(1 (b}(7)(D) (b)(7)(E) (k)(2} {b)(7){F) (k)(4)Procedure, Rule (b)(4) (b)(s} (k)(5) {b)(5) (b)(9} (k)(6) {b)(6} (k)(7) 
201 pages are being released. Document(s) were located which originated with, contained information concerning other Government agency(ies) [OGA]. This information has been: referred the OGA for review and direct response you. referred the OGA for consultation. The FBI will correspond with you regarding this information when the consultation finished. accordance with standard FBI practice and pursuant FOIA exemption (b)(7)(E) U.S.C.  552 (b)(7}(E)], this response neither confirms nor denies the existence your subject's name any watch lists. 
For your information, Congress excluded three discrete categories law enforcement and national security records from the reQuirements the FOIA. 
See U.S.  552(c) (2006 Supp. (2010}. This response limited those records that are subject the requirements the FOIA. This standard 
notification that given all our requesters and should not taken indication that excluded records do, not, exist. 
pYou have the right appeal any denials this release. Appeals should directed writing the Director, Office Information Policy (OIP), U.S. Department Justice,1425 New York Ave., NW, Suite 11050, Washington, D.C. 
20530-0001, you may submit appeal through OIP's eFOIA portal 
Your appeal must received OtP within sixty (60) days from the date this letter order considered timely. 
The envelope and the letter should clearly marked "Freedom Information Appeal." 
Request Number assigned your request that may easily identified. The enclosed material from the main investigative file(s) which the subject(s) your request was the focus the investigation. Our search located additional references, files relating other individuals. matters, which may may not about your subject(s). Our experience has shown when ident, references usually contain information similar the information processed the main file(s). Because our significant backlog, have given priority processing only the main Investigative file(s). you want the references, you must submit separate request for them writing, and they will reviewed later date. time and resources permit. 
p-See additional information which follows. 

David Hardy Section Chief Record/Information 
Dissemination Section Records Management Division 
The enclosed documents located subject's main investigative file represent the fifth interim release information responsive your Freedom Information Act (FOIA) request. Additional records have been withheld full pursuant FOIA Exemption (b)(?)(A). 
(b)(I) (A) specifically authori;1.ed under criteriaestablished byan Executive order kept secret the interest ofnational defense foreign poJicy and (B) are fact properly classified such Executive order; 
(b)(2) 	related solely the internal personnel rules and practices agency; 
(b)(3) 	specifically exempted from disclosure statute (other than section 552b this title), provided that suc statute(A) requires that the matters with held from the pub! such manner leave discretion issue, (B) cstabl hes particular criteria for withholding refers particu Jar types ofmatters withheld; 
(b)(4) 	trade secrets and commercial financial information obtained from person and privileged confidential; 
(b)(S) ter-agency intra-agency memorandums letters which would not available law party other than agency litigation with the agency; 
(b)(6) 	personnel and medical files and similar files the disclosure which would onstitute clearly unwananted invasion personal privacy; 
(b)(7) 	records information compiled for law enforcement purposes, but only the extent that the production such Jaw enforcement records infonnation could reasonably expected interfere with enforcement proceedings, would deprive person right fair 
trial impartial adjud ication, could reasonably expected constitute unwarranted invasion personal privacy, could 
reasonably expected disclose the identity confidential source, including State, local, foreign agency authority any private 
instituti which furnished information confidential basis, and, the case ofrccord info rma tion compiled criminal law 
enforcement authority the course ofa criminal investigation, agency onducting lawful national security intelligence 
investigation, information furnished confidential source, would disclose techniques and procedures for law enforcement 
investigations prosecutions, orwould disclose guidelines for law enforcement investigations prosecutions such disclosure could 
reasonably expected risk circumvention the law, could reasonably expected endanger the life physical safely any 
(b)(8) 	contai ned related examinati on, operating, condition reports prepared by, behalf of, for the use agency respons ible for the regulation supervision financial institutions; )(9) ological and geophysical information and data, including maps, concerning well 
(d)(5) 	information compiled reasonable anticipat ion civil action proceeding; 
material reporting investigative efforts pertaining the enforcement criminal law including efforts prevent, control, reduce crime 
info1mation which cunently and properly classified pursuant Executive order the interest ofthe national defense foreign policy, for example, information involving intelligence sources methods; 
investigatory material mpiled for law enforcement purposes, other than crimina which did not result loss right, benefit privilege 
under Federal programs, which would identify ource who furnished infonnation pursuant promise that his/her identity would held confidence;  
(k)(3)  material mintaincd connection with providing protective services the President the United States any other individual pursuant the authority ofTitle United States Code, Section 3056;  
(k)(4)  required statute maintained and used solely statistical records;  
(k)(5)  inv estigatory material compiled solely for the purpose determining suitabil ity, eligibili ty, quali fications for Federal civilian employment for access classified information, the disclosure which would reveal the identity the person who furnished information pursuant promise that his/her identity would held confidence;  
(k)(6)  testing examination material used detennine individual qualifications for appointment promotion Federal Government service release which would compromise the testing examination rocess;  
(k)(7)  material used determine potential for promotion the armed services, the disclosure which would reveal the identity ofthe person who furnished the material pursuant promise that his/her identity would held confidence.  


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