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JW v. State Hillary email pre March 18 00646

JW v. State Hillary email pre March 18 00646

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United States Department State
Wasltittgton, 20520
March 17, 2016
Case No. F-2015-05028
Kate Bailey
JudiciaJ Watch
425 Third Street, SW, Suite 800
Washington. 20024
Dear Ms. Bailey: refer our letter dated February 2016, regarding the release certain Department State
records lUlder the Freedom Information Act (the FOIA), U.S.C. 552.
The review the records retrieved from the Bureau Diplomatic Security has been completed.
After consulting with other U.S. Government agencies, have determined that five may
released part and one must withheld full.
The search the records the Office the Executive Secretariat (S/E$) has been completed
and has resulted Lhe retrieval one document responsive your request. After reviewing this
document, have determined that may released part.
Where have made excisions, the applicable exemptions are marked the document. All
non-exempt material that reasonably segregable from the exempt material has been released.
The document withheld full was withheld under FOIA Exemptions and U.S.C.
552(b)(1) and (b)(3). All released material enclosed. enclosure explains the FOIA
exemptions and other grounds for withholding material. you have any questions, your attorney may contact Marsha Edney, Trial Attorney, (202)
514-4520 Marsha.Edney@ usdoj.gov. Please refer the case number, f-2015 -05028, and the
civil action number, 15-cv-00646, all correspondence about this case.
Sincerely,
John Hackett, Director
Office lnformation Programs and Services
Enclosures: stated
The Freedom Information Act USC 552)
FOIA Exemptions
{b)(
Withholding specifically authorized under Executive Order the interest national
defense foreign policy, and properly classified E.O. 12958, amended. includes
the following classification categories:
Military plans, systems, operations
Foreign government information
Intelligence activities, sources methods. cryptology
Foreign relations foreign activities the US, including confidential sources
Scientific, technological, economic matters relating national security,
including defense against transnational terrorism
1.4(f) U.S. Government programs for safeguarding nuclear materials facilities
1.4(g) Vulnerabilities capabilities systems, installations, infrastructures, projects,
plans, protection services relating national security, including defense
against transnational terrorism
1.4(h) Information weapons mass destruction
1.4(a)
1.4(b)
1.4(c)
1.4(d)
1.4(e)
(b)(2)
Related solely the internal personnel rules and practices agency
(b)(3)
Specifically exempted from disclosure statute (other than USC 552), for example
ARMEX
CIA
EXPORT
FSA
INA
IRAN
Arms Export Control Act, USC 2778(e)
Central Intelligence Agency Act 1949. USC 403(g)
Export Administration Act 1979, App. USC 2411{c)(1)
Foreign Service Act 1980, USC 4003 4004
Immigration and Nationality Act. USC 1202(f)
Iran Claims Settlement Act, Sec 505, USC 1701, note
(b}(4)
Privileged/confidential trade secrets, commercial financial information from person
(b)(5)
lnteragency intra-agency communications forming part the deliberative process,
attorney-client privilege, attorney work product
(b)(6)
Information that would constitute clearly unwarranted invasion personal privacy
(b)(7)
Information compiled for law enforcement purposes that would:
(A) interfere with enforcement proceedings
(B) deprive person fair trial
(C) constitute unwarranted invasion personal privacy
(0) disclose confidential sources
(E) disclose investigation techniques
(F} endanger life physical safety individual
(b)(8)
Prepared for government agency regulating supervising financial institutions
(b}{9)
Geological and geophysical information and data, including maps, concerning wells
Other Grounds for Withholding
Material not responsive FOIA request, excised with the agreement the requester
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2015-05028 Doc No. C05921210 Date: 03/17/2016
From:
Sent:
To:
Subject: 
RELEASE PART NATL
SEC AGENCY
Friday, February 13, 2009 12:33
Mills, Cheryl 
Re: Update
Thats good news.
From Mills, Cheryl
Date: Fri, Feb 2009 11:42:37 -0500
To: 
Subject: FW: Update
HRC:
See below.
Remind discuss with you, particularly should they pull this off.
t== NATL SEC AGENCY meeting with the NSA person today
NSAs rep DOS) she indicated they could address our that
could work the sciff and secure based upon some modifications that could done each (more below).
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From:!
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Sent: Friday, February 13, 2009 :08
To: Mills, C::heryl NATL SEC AGENCY
Cc: Mele.an, Lori
Subject: Update
Cheryl, Debbie Plunkett, D/Chief our Information Assurance Directorate, personally assembling knowledgeable team work with
you and other members your staff move forward your Blackberry requirement. She will engage State CIO and DS/comms
security folks ensure everyone aware the art the possible. She asked provide dates/times when you may
available meet- will ask Executive Assistant[ work with Lori make this happen. confident
can get YES this! NATL SEC AGENCY
-The reports discussed are higher level than can forwarded the high side, will deliver them your office today
(our reporting staff retrieving them now).
Thank you much for making the time for Dick and today. All the best) NATL SEC AGENCY
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2015-05028 Doc No. C05921210 Date: 03/17/2016
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2015-05028 Doc No. C05891103 Date: 03/17/2016
Classified DAS, A/GIS, Dos 03/17/2016 Class:
---------CONFIDENTIAL Reason: 811.4 (g)- Declassify on: 03/16/2034-
From:
Sent
To:
Cc:
Subject:
Wednesday.
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Release Part
(b)(6), (b)7(c),
b7e,
March 18, 2009 5:19 ~~R2 Mtg w/NSA.
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The meeting
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From:
Sent: Wednesday, March 18, 2009 1:18
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Subject: RE: Mtg w{NSA
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Irs the meeting still scheduled for tomorrow (3/19) 2pm the will besitting
Thanks,
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sent: Monday, Maren i6~ 2009 ~PM
To:
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NSA respondedL
PM. Ill know tomorrow that time agreeable with and Ill confirm w~_e v--o itli er:v -e._
iOr you but youll need send designee. FhankS!.
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Serit: Monday, March 16, 2009 10:
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Subject: RE: Mtg w/NSA
Day/time fine for me, thanks
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From:
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2009 6:15
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UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2015-05028 Doc No. CQ5891103 Date: 03/ 17/2016
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2015-05028 Doc No. C05891103 Date 03/17/2016
87(C)
Subject: Mtg w/NSA
Importance: Htgh
m~ring
NSA f,as scheduled
w1tn :JS for next Thursday afternoon, 1:30 .PM, discuss BSs ior the
1secretary. tentati~ely scheduled confereri::e roorr., SA-20, 13~, floor, for the meeting out asked him
Was
necessary so. Ill find one. this date/!ime carinot work fo~ you your des1gnee please advise Thanks.
87(C)
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UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2015-05028 Doc No. C05891103 Date: 03/17/2016
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2015-05028 Doc No. C05891112 Date: 03/17/2016
87(C)
From nt:
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W!cinesday, March 18, 2009 2:34
To:
Subj ect: Mtg w/NS~
87u bu! youll need send designee. rnanks
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From:
B?(C)
Sent: Friday, March 13, 2009 6:15
To:
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Cc:
Subject: Mtg w/NSA
B?(C)
Importance: High NSA has scheduled meeting with fo~ next Thursday afternoon. 1:30 PM, discuss BBs for the
INas
Secretary Ive tenrat1vely scheduted cqnference room, ~A-20, floor, for the meeting but esked him
necessary. so. Ill find one. thls date/time can11ot work for you your designee please advise. Thanks
---(b)(3) P.L. 86-36
87(E)
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Release Part
(b)7(e), (b)7(c),
,(b)(3)-P.L.86-36
Classification Extended on: 03/17/2016 Class:
CLASSIFICATION MARKED -Authority: DSCG 11-1 Declassify
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2015-05028 Doc No. C05891112 Date: 03/17/2016
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2015-05028 Doc No. C05891126 Date: 03/17/2016
B7(C)
From:
Sent:
87(C
~nday. Febru~ 20.
2009 3:34 PM_
To:
Subject:
Attachments: SECRE1 iTACHED Blackberry Documents
Document.pdf; SECRE7 ATIACHCD
importance:
Release Part
(b)(S), (b)7(c)
B?(C)
High
Here the follow-up paper that says they can m~ify six devices {second attachment). Please review and Jets discuss whether theres cost atta:::hed this. Please disregard soon possible have outstanding queshon[
the email sent 3:24 without the second attachment which trying recall
From:
Sent: Friday, Febr!@!Y 20, 1009 11:$5
B?(C)
B?(C)
-To:
B7(C
Subject: FW: SECRET ATTACHED Blackberry Documents
ImpQrt:ance: High
Att2ched the white p,aper received this morning
and the email strings between
and others NSA regarti1ng this subject advised te~n had wrth nim that another paper forthcoming that
wil! cover what hellrovided and maybe little more. asked ccst going addressed doesnt know
responded
}majl that the Secretary returns Sunday from her trip. that Pat Donovan tasked with memo that Wanted today and that finished last night ~nd that outlines the vulnerabilrties and risks use inside and
outside SCIF (because theyre essentially the ~rpe) and concludes with our collaboration wilh NSA seek ar.
acceptable solution for thei: desired use. also asked the forthcoming paper going rnclude estimated
bmehne and cost for modificabon devices. 111 let you know what get back. dont think theres anything here that
needs included our current draft memo. bl.If piease re111ew and what you tnink Thanks.
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UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2015-05028 Doc No. C05891126 Date: 03/17/2016
B7(C)
B7(C)
87(C)
87(C)
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2015-05028 Doc No. C05891136 Date: 03/17/2016
87(C)
From:
FeErUarY 20, 2009 10:59
Sent:
To:
Frid3_y,_
Subject:
RE: Drat: Memodrom
87(C)
Release Part (b)(5), (b)7(c), (b)(3)
!P.l. 86-36
87(C) Mills NATL SEC AGENCY
Thanks Ive received paper {Secret) fromr !ha: have sjea:: RE: Draft Memo from
87(C) Milis
Memo looks great. you have clearance
Chec~lng needed Classification info 7(C)
87(C)
From:
Sent: Tnursday, February 19, 2009 6:38
To:
87(C)
Cc:
Subject: FW: Draft Memo from Mills forgot add that need you determine what the classification reason and declassify date arel
-Thanks Ill fix the heao~rs and footers (SECRETl:JO::ORN) oefor..: goes Pat
87(C) om:
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Sent: Thursday, February 19, 2009 6:30
Cc:
Subject: Draft Memo from Mills mportance: High
Attached the oraft memo Ive prepared fo; your edits.
you see fit_ Ive listed]
you think
87(C) thank you for your piece
Please ma! clearances, buf l:-r. not clear Pat needs/wants that- what
REVIEW AUTHORITY: Barbara Nielsen,
Senior Reviewer
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2015-05028 Doc No. C05891136 Date: 03/17/2016
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2015-05028 Doc No. C05891159 Date 03/17/2016
From:
87(C)
Friday. Februa~l3, 2009 4:04
Sent:
To:
B?(C)
Cc: URG~NT: Meeting with Cheryl Mills Tuesday
Subject:
87(C)
have something prepared and stand hear from
Release Part,
(b)7(c), (b)(3)-P.L. 86-36 your partic::ipation required. Director
Countermeasures Programs D1vis1on
OSISTICMP
REVIEW
AUTHORITY:
Barbara
Nielsen,
Senior
Reviewer
87(C)
87(C)
87(C) NATL SEC AGENCY
Froni:
Sent: Friday, February 13, 2009 3:56
To: Starr, Greq; Donovan. Patrick
Cc:
Subject: FW: URGENT: Meeting With Cheryl Mills Tuesday
87(C)
Amazing ... NATL SEC AGENCY
From:
Sent: Friday, February 13, 2009 3:29
To: Baswell. Eric Re.d. Donald
Cc:
SubJect. URGENT: Meeting with Cheryl Mills Tuesday
87(C)
Classification: NATL SEC AGENCY
Good afternoon BLUF: NSA/IAD seniors will meeting ith Ms. Mills Tues(iay Blackberry vulnerabilities and the range mitigation
options based request she made this morning want ensure that you have the opportunity attend, send your experts, jo!n the discussion and hear firsthand what the options are:
Date: Tuesday, February 2009
Time: 1400
Place: The Secretarys Conference Room
POCs: Lori McLean (for Chief Staff);
~or NCR State/NSA) NATL SEC AGENCY
Background believe !AD was have coordinate