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I'm not an expert, and I'm not sure this is helpful, but to add to viget and tortoise. I found this off the document (not sure if obsolete by now): "Security Controls on the Dissemination of Intelligence Information" http://www.fas.org/irp/offdocs/dcid17.htm There's a list of several markings and their definitions that could be in that redact at the top and bottom of each page. "10.1 "DISSEMINATION AND EXTRACTION OF INFORMATION CONTROLLED BY ORIGINATOR" (ORCON)" And particular interest to me relating to Cheney's ability to declassify is 10.1.4. "10.1.4 As this (ORCON)is the most restrictive marking herein, agencies will establish procedures to ensure that 1) that it is only applied to particularly sensitive intelligence and, 2) timely review of requests for further dissemination of intelligence bearing this marking. This marking may be abbreviated "ORCON" or "OC."" Also: ""NOT RELEASABLE TO FOREIGN NATIONALS" (NOFORN)" It looks like some of that space after "secret" is for "control systems/codewords" as per the Guide to Marking Documents http://www.fas.org/sgp/othergov/dod/nimaguide.pdf
Toggle Commented Apr 18, 2006 on The (July 7) INR Memo at The Next Hurrah
By the way, EW, please come home soon. Your work is absolutely amazing.
Toggle Commented Apr 13, 2006 on The A1 Cut-Out Strikes Again at The Next Hurrah
Sorry to get off the subject some here, but is there a reason no one is commenting on Jason's Leopold's article the other day? Is there something I don't know about this guy? From his article: "According to four attorneys who over the past two days have read a transcript of the President Bush's interview with investigators, Bush did not disclose to either investigators or the special counsel that he had authorized Cheney or any other administration official to leak portions of the NIE to Woodward and Miller or any other reporter. Rather, these people said the president said he frowned upon "selective leaks."" Here's the link http://www.truthout.org/docs_2006/040606Y.shtml
Toggle Commented Apr 13, 2006 on The A1 Cut-Out Strikes Again at The Next Hurrah