January 18, 2018

Welcome signs on FOIA under Obama

The wonderful team at the National Security Archives (NSA) are supporting the numerous FOIA requests I have on the boil for the book. While I am just following Darfur, they manage to keep tabs on everything you can imagine. Each week they lodge multiple requests in the public interest, and keep chasing them until they […]

FOIA: one of the tools for uncovering Darfur policy

The U.S. has this wonderful piece of legislation called the Freedom of Information Act – commonly known as FOIA. Through it, people can request to have government documents made publicly available – subject to certain exceptions. Those who assess the requests made under FOIA have discretion to balance the competing interests of transparent government with […]