this page last updated: Tuesday 29 October 2013
The NSA Files
29 October 2013
The documents leaked by Edward Snowden to the Guardian have exposed unprecedented mass surveillance being undertaken by the US and UK. Read the full details of how the spy agencies are operating, what issues that throws up and the global debate that has ensued.
The US Embassy Cables
4 January 2011
The secret US embassy cables taken from a cache of 250,000 cables leaked to the Guardian by whistleblowers' website Wikileaks.
Afghanistan: The War Logs
23 August 2010
Secret military files opened up by Wikileaks in a joint venture with the Guardian, the New York Times and Der Spiegel.
The CIA's Family Jewels
30 June 2007
The full report released by the Central Intelligence Agency details 25 years of Agency misdeeds.
Submission of Evidence For The QSC on Ashok Leyland Ltd and Sudan
17 September 2006
This document details the BBC Newsnight's investigation into the illegal supply of controlled goods to embargoed destinations. The special report was pulled from air, hours before broadcast. It is alleged that the BBC was intimidated into cancelling the televised report. Published by Isaiah Limited for Mark Thomas.
The leaked Iraq war documents — Sunday Times
31 July 2005
Article that includes the Downing Street Memo and subsequent leaked documents.
The Cheney Energy Task Force
17 July 2003
Released under the Freedom of Information Act, these documents feature a map of Iraqi oil-fields, pipelines, refineries and terminals, as well as the foreign suitors for Iraqi oil-field contracts — dated March 2001.
National Security Study Memorandum 200
2 June 2003
Implications of worldwide population growth for US security and overseas interests (1974).
27 September 2002
US policy towards the Persian Gulf (1989).
27 September 2002
US Department of State letter to Iraq's Tariq Aziz (1989).
Los Alamos National Laboratory Memo
5 September 2002
The Effectiveness of Depleted Uranium Penetrators.
15 July 2002
Extract of document 199I-WF-213589 — obtained by Greg Palast.
Operation Northwoods Document
14 May 2002
In the early 1960s, America's top military leaders drafted plans to kill innocent people and commit acts of terrorism in US cities to create public support for a war against Cuba.