The Records On CIA 'Payments' To Syria Groups Which US Officials Don't Want Us To See
The CIA once again was allowed by a court to neither confirm or deny the existence of records on sensitive operations. History suggests such secrecy could have deadly consequences.
In 2019, a federal court in the United States rejected the Central Intelligence Agency's effort to conceal records related to "payments" to so-called rebel groups receiving support in Syria.
The court concluded an August 2017 tweet from President Donald Trump "officially acknowledged the federal government had some sort …