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JW v State 1733 Dip Sec Benghazi

JW v State 1733 Dip Sec Benghazi

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Category:Obtained Document

Number of Pages:79

Date Created:May 11, 2015

Date Uploaded to the Library:May 26, 2015

Tags:Protests, Command, Tripoli, Mission, Susan Rice, SECRET, email, Benghazi, unclassified, FBI, department, FOIA, CIA

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United States Department State
Washington, 20520
MAY 2015
Case No. 2014-10167
Segment: DS-02, DS-7
Mr. Sean Dunagan
425 Third St., SW, Suite 800
Washington, 20024
Dear Mr. Dunagan: refer our letter dated March 17, 2015, regarding the release certain
Department State records under the Freedom Information Act, U.S.C.
The search the records the Bureau Diplomatic Security has been completed
and the review the records ongoing. have identified documents that
are responsive your request. have determined that may released full, must withheld part, must withheld full, require inter agency
coordination, and have been referred another agency with request that they
respond you directly upon making determination releasability. All
released material enclosed.
Where have made excisions, the applicable FOIA exemptions are marked
each document. some cases, two more exemptions may apply the same
document. the documents withheld full, all are withheld under FOIA
Exemption U.S.C. 552(b)(1). enclosure explains Freedom
Information Act exemptions and other grounds for withholding material. will keep you informed your case progresses. you have any questions,
you may contact Megan Crowley, Trial Attorney, (202) 305-0754. Please
sure refer the case number, 2014-10167, and the civil action number, 1:14-
cv-01733, all correspondence about this case.
J:L{J0(,L[-UJ( .,@V
John Hackett, Acting Director
Office Information Programs and Services
Enclosures: stated.
Freedom Informa 552 and Privae Act 552a
FOIA Exemptions
(b)(1) Information speci. authorized executive order kept classified the interest
national defense foreign policy. Executive Order 13526 includes the following
classification categories:
l.4(a) Military plans, systems, operations
l.4(b) Foreign government information
1.4(c) Intelligence activities, sources methods, cryptology
1.4(d) Foreign relations foreign activities the US, including confidential sources
1.4(e) Scienti technological, economic matters relating national security,
including defense against transnational terrorism
1.4(f) U.S. Government progr for safeguarding nuclear materials facilities
1.4(g) Vulnerabilities capahi ties systems, installations, infrastructures, projects,
plans, protection services relating national security, including defense
against transnational terrorism
1.4-(h) Weapons mass destruction
(h)(2) Related solely the internal personnel rules and practices agency
(b)(3) Specifically exempted from disclosure statute (other than USC 552), for example:
ARMSEXP Arms Export Control Act, 50a USC 24l1(c)
CIA PERS/ORG Central Intelligence Agency Act 1949, USC 403(g)
EXPORT CONTROL Export Administration Act 1979, USC App. Sec. 24l1(c) ACT Foreign Service Act 1980, USC 4004
[NA Immigration and Nationality Act, USC 1202(f), Sec. 222(f)
IRAN Iran Claims Settlement Act, Public Law 99-99. Sect
(h)(4) Trade secrets and con dential commercial nancial information
(b)(5) Interageney int -agency communications forming part the deliberative process,
attorney clicnt privilege, attorney work product
(b)(6) Personal privacy information
(b)(7) Law enforcement information whose disclosure wou
(A) interfere with enforcement proceedings
(B) deprive person fair trial
(C) constitute unwarranted invasion personal privacy
(D) disclose confidential sources
(E) disclose investigation techniques
(F) endanger life physical safety individual
(b)(8) Prepared for government agency regulating supervising financial institutions Glld dda ogrca geop ysica ormatton ta, inc maps. conceming
Other Grounds for Withholding
Material not responsive FOIA request excised with the agreement the requester
Cairo. Egypt
Benghazi, Libya
Casablanca, Morocco
Tunis, Tunisia
Nouakchott Mauritania
Khartoum, Sudan
Kuwait City, Kuwait
Sarajevo, Serbia
Manama, Bahrain
Muscat, Oman
Dakar, Senegal
Dhaka, Bangladesh
various, Nigeria
Amman, Jordan
Attack Embassy] Protests
Attack Consulate
Possible Friday Protests
Possible Friday Protests
Peaceful Protests
Possible Protests after Friday Prayers
Possible Protests after Friday Prayers
Possible Protests
Possible Friday Protests
Possible Protests after Friday Prayers
UNCLASSIFIED US. Department State Case No. F-2014-10167 Doc No. CD5743-180 Date: 65/08/20
fstate Case No. F-2014 0167 Doc No. C9_ 743-480 Date: 05/08/2015 ___7
UNCLASSIFIED Department State Case No. F-201440167 Doc No. _()05743460 Date: 05/03/2015
obtaine_d Judicial Watch via FOIA (May 11, 2015)
Dgtgg Nates
09/11 Present
D9/12 Present 1400 Protest 09/14
09/12 Present zooo Protest 09/13
09/13 2000 Protest 09/13
09/13-09/14 Reported Local Media
Unknown Reported Online
09/14 CLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2014-10167 Doc No. C05743480 Date: 05/08/2015
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