CIA Wants Out Of Vietnam Vet Experiment Suit

Law360, New York (July 29, 2011, 7:22 PM EDT) -- The CIA on Thursday asked a California federal judge to deny a request by Vietnam War veterans that they be released from a “secrecy oath” preventing them from sharing information about alleged government experiments on U.S. soldiers, saying the veterans had not demonstrated such an oath was actually administered.

The CIA said the claim for release from the secrecy oath, part of a suit brought by veterans advocacy groups Vietnam Veterans of America and Swords to Plowshares, should be dismissed before the evidence-gathering phase of the...
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