DC Circ. Tells CIA To Stop Hiding Drone Strike Docs

Law360, New York (March 15, 2013, 5:48 PM EDT) -- The D.C. Circuit ruled Friday that the Central Intelligence Agency could not refuse to confirm or deny the existence of documents pertaining to targeted drone strikes, limiting a response federal agencies often favor when denying Freedom of Information Act requests.

In reviving the American Civil Liberties Union's bid for information on how the government uses drones, the three-judge panel shot down the CIA's argument that it did not have to disclose the existence of any documents on the topic — a reaction known as the Glomar...
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