Entity: Department of Defense

News Roundup: The Evidence Continues to Mount

January 17, 2020
No matter how much the administration stonewalls, new evidence in the Ukraine investigation continues to emerge. 

Did the Trump Administration Abuse the Redactions Process?

January 7, 2020
FOIA has become the only vehicle to force the release of Ukraine records. But documents exposed last week show that the administration still has plenty of opportunities to obstruct.

FOIA to DOD Seeking Communications of Senior Officials Surrounding U.S. Military Strike on Iranian IRGC Commander Soleimani

January 7, 2020
FOIA to the Department of Defense seeking email communications of senior officials sent to non-governmental entities during a period of rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran, including the U.S. military strike on Iranian IRGC Commander Qasem Soleimani. American Oversight requests these records to shed light on the administration’s decisions regarding military action against Iran.

FOIA to DOD Seeking Communications of Senior Officials Regarding U.S. Military Strike on Iranian IRGC Commander Soleimani

January 7, 2020
FOIA to the Department of Defense seeking email communications of senior officials regarding Iran or Iraq, including the U.S. military strike on Iranian IRGC Commander Soleimani. American Oversight requests these records to shed light on the administration’s decisions regarding military action against Iran.

FOIA to DOD Seeking Communications of Senior Officials with Senators Surrounding U.S. Military Strike on Iranian IRGC Commander Soleimani

January 7, 2020
FOIA to the Department of Defense seeking email communications of senior officials sent to Senators during a period of rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran, including the U.S. military strike on Iranian IRGC Commander Qasem Soleimani. American Oversight requests these records to shed light on the administration’s decisions regarding military action against Iran.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Congressional Notifications Regarding U.S. Military Strike on Iranian IRGC Commander Soleimani

January 7, 2020
FOIA to the Department of State, the Department of Defense, and the Central Intelligence Agency seeking congressional notifications provided to the Hill regarding the U.S. military strike on Iranian IRGC Commander Qasem Soleimani.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Records Reflecting Legal Analysis Regarding U.S. Military Strike on Iranian IRGC Commander Soleimani

January 7, 2020
FOIA to the Department of State, the Department of Defense, and the Central Intelligence Agency seeking records reflecting legal analysis conducted regarding the U.S. military strike on Iranian IRGC Commander Qasem Soleimani. American Oversight requests these records to shed light on the administration’s decisions regarding military action against Iran.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Legal Analysis Regarding U.S. Military Strike on Iranian IRGC Commander Soleimani

January 7, 2020
FOIA to the Department of State, the Department of Defense, and the Central Intelligence Agency seeking legal analysis conducted regarding the U.S. military strike on Iranian Islamic IRGC Commander Qasem Soleimani. American Oversight requests these records to shed light on the administration’s decisions regarding military action against Iran.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies for Emails Related to Ukraine Funding

December 23, 2019
FOIA request to the Department of Defense and the Office of Management and Budget for selected emails related to the withholding of Ukraine funding.

Defense Department Ukraine Documents Released to American Oversight

December 21, 2019
Although heavily redacted, the emails appear to show senior officials in the Pentagon and OMB engaged on the issue of aid to Ukraine at a time when the president himself was insisting on freezing such aid.