Disclosure Of Area 51 May Reflect Shift In Federal Policy

The CIA has finally declassified documents on the infamous Area 51.

In an Aug. 4, 1955 photo provided by the CIA, the prototype U-2 spy plane is tested at what became known at Area 51 in Nevada. The CIA is acknowledging in the clearest terms yet the existence of Area 51, the top-secret Cold War test site that has been the subject of conspiracy theories for decades. (AP Photo/CIA)

Last week, the United States government did something that millions of conspiracy theorists worldwide never imagined would happen. Unclassified documents obtained by George Washington University’s National Security Archive under the Freedom of Information Act disclosed, for the first time publicly, federal government acknowledgement of the remote

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CIA To Close Declassification Office Due To Sequestration Cuts; Transparency In Question

The CIA is closing the office charged with declassifying information due to the Sequester.

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On August 16, the Central Intelligence Agency released to researchers at George Washington University a report that disclosed publicly for the first time the existence of Area 51, the use of British pilots in the U-2 Soviet surveillance program, the establishment of the unmanned drone program in 1954 and that the Indian government consented to

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Drone Schools Suggest Inevitability Of Drones In Everyday Life

This week, the United States Navy launched its drone prototype, the X-47B, from the deck of the U.S.S. George H.W. Bush off the coast of Maryland. The X-47B is the first drone that has proven successful in launching from and landing on an aircraft carrier, giving the military the capability of launching drone strikes without […]

This week, the United States Navy launched its drone prototype, the X-47B, from the deck of the U.S.S. George H.W. Bush off the coast of Maryland. The X-47B is the first drone that has proven successful in launching from and landing on an aircraft carrier, giving the military the capability of launching drone strikes without first setting up a

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Obama Continues To Hack Away At Press Freedoms

The New York Times (NYT) editorial board is calling out the Obama administration for “secretly combing through the phone records of reporters and editors at the Associated Press.” It’s a bold allegation that has drawn the ire of civil liberties groups and concerned citizens around the country in recent days. The NYT is not alone […]

The New York Times (NYT) editorial board is calling out the Obama administration for “secretly combing through the phone records of reporters and editors at the Associated Press.” It’s a bold allegation that has drawn the ire of civil liberties groups and concerned citizens around the country in recent days. The NYT is not alone in its

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ExxonMobil Gears Up For Publicity Battle As US Oil Reserve Estimates Climb

The U.S. will produce enough oil to account for a third of the world’s new supply within only the next five years, says a new report.

As America battles the prospect of a 1,700 mile Keystone XL pipeline constructed in the heartland of the nation that would transport more than 800,000 of oil through the U.S. every day, the oil-fracking movement is gaining even more traction with a new report indicating the nation has more oil than experts thought. A report released by the

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Gov’t Probe Obtains Wide Swath Of AP Phone Records

The Justice Department secretly obtained two months of telephone records of reporters and editors for The Associated Press in what the news cooperative’s top executive called a “massive and unprecedented intrusion” into how news organizations gather the news. The records obtained by the Justice Department listed outgoing calls for the work and personal phone numbers […]

The Justice Department secretly obtained two months of telephone records of reporters and editors for The Associated Press in what the news cooperative's top executive called a "massive and unprecedented intrusion" into how news organizations gather the news. The records obtained by the Justice Department listed outgoing calls for the work and

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