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CIA Took Three Years To Reject FOIA Request For Criteria For Rejecting FOIA Requests

Curious about what criteria the CIA have for determining if they "can neither confirm nor deny" something? So did Jason Smathers, who back in 2010 filed one of MuckRock's earliest requests for exactly that. Six years later, he still doesn't know. Smathers first filed in October 2010 - to the agency's credit, they only took a mere two months to get back to him. Which was followed by two and a half years of radio silence.
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