Odds and Ends

09.07.06 | 1 min read | Text by Steven Aftergood

The National Archives described progress on a new National Declassification Initiative that has the potential to streamline declassification of historical records by eliminating multiple agency reviews of the same document.

Two more Army Field Manuals of specialized interest were published this week:

“Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs) for the Joint Network Node-Network (JNN-N)” (pdf), Field Manual-Interim FMI 6-02.60, September 2006.

“Army Electromagnetic Spectrum Management Operations” (pdf), Field Manual-Interim FMI 6-02.70, September 2006.

Sen. Jon Kyl introduced a bill that would expand the definition of illegal material support to terrorists, modify the Classified Information Procedures Act, and penalize terrorism-related hoaxes. See his introduction of the “Terrorism Prevention Act of 2006” (S. 3848).

The record of the March 31, 2006 Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on a proposal by Sen. Russ Feingold to censure the President has recently been published.