close this section of the library The Washington Post         (39 Documents)
Affidavit of General Keith B. Alexander in the Matter of Foreign Governments, Foreign Factions, Foreign Entities, and Foreign-Based Political Organizations
Document Source
Creating Agency: National Security Agency - Office of the Director
Date Created: ca.2010-07
Classification: Top Secret : COMINT / NOFORN
Surveillance Program: General intelligence
Genre: Affidavit : 4 p.
Date Published: 2014-06-30
Journalist(s): Ellen Nakashima : Barton Gellman
Originating News Outlet: The Washington Post
Article Link
Certification of the Director of National Intelligence and the Attorney General Pursuant to Subsection 702(g) of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978, as Amended
Document Source
Creating Agency: Attorney General of the United States
Date Created: 2010-07-15
Classification: Secret : ORCON / NOFORN
Surveillance Program: General intelligence
Genre: Certification : 6 p.
Date Published: 2014-06-30
Journalist(s): Ellen Nakashima : Barton Gellman
Originating News Outlet: The Washington Post
Article Link
CHALKFUN Foreignness Determination
Document Source
Creating Agency: National Security Agency
Date Created: 2009-02
Classification: Unknown / Unknown
Surveillance Program: CHALKFUN : FASCIA
Genre: Teaching materials : 1 p.
Date Published: 2013-12-04
Journalist(s): Barton Gellman : Ashkan Soltani
Originating News Outlet: The Washington Post
Article Link
Classification Guide for NSA/CSS Quantum Computing Research
Document Source
Creating Agency: National Security Agency
Date Created: 2011-09-21
Classification: Top Secret / 5VEY
Genre: Classification guide : 10 p.
Date Published: 2014-01-02
Journalist(s): Barton Gellman : Steven Rich
Originating News Outlet: The Washington Post
Article Link
Content Acquisition Optimization
Document Source
Creating Agency: National Security Agency - Special Source Operations
Date Created: ca.2012-08
Classification: Top Secret : SI / NOFORN
Surveillance Program: PINWALE : MARINA : MAINWAY : CLOUDs
Genre: Presentation slides : 9 p.
Date Published: 2013-10-14
Journalist(s): Barton Gellman : Ashkan Soltani
Originating News Outlet: The Washington Post
Article Link
Dual Authorities (SIGINT/IA) Online Training Job Aid
Document Source
Creating Agency: National Security Agency
Date Created: 2011-11-01
Classification: Unclassified / FOUO
Surveillance Program: General Intelligence
Genre: Presentation slides : 1 p.
Date Published: 2013-08-15
Journalist(s): Barton Gellman
Originating News Outlet: The Washington Post
Article Link
Excerpts from the "black budjet," Volume 2 "Combined Cryptologic Program"
Document Source
Creating Agency: National Security Agency
Date Created: ca. 2012
Classification: Top Secret : SI / 5VEY
Surveillance Program: CCP - Combined Cryptologic Program : OWN - Owning the Net : Pentrating Hard Targets
Genre: Budget justification : 3 p.
Date Published: 2014-01-02
Journalist(s): Steven Rich : Barton Gellman
Originating News Outlet: The Washington Post
Article Link
FAA Certification Renewals With Caveats
Document Source
Creating Agency: National Security Agency - Special Source Operations
Date Created: 2011-10-12
Classification: Top Secret : SI / NOFORN
Surveillance Program: FAIRVIEW : BLARNEY : STORMBREW : OAKSTAR
Genre: Newsletter : 1 p.
Date Published: 2013-08-15
Journalist(s): Barton Gellman
Originating News Outlet: The Washington Post
Article Link
FASCIA : Example of Current Volumes and Limits
Document Source
Creating Agency: National Security Agency
Date Created: ca.2012-05-06
Classification: Top Secret : COMINT / 5VEY
Surveillance Program: FASCIA : CHALKFUN
Genre: Presentation slides : 2 p.
Date Published: 2013-12-04
Journalist(s): Barton Gellman : Ashkan Soltani
Originating News Outlet: The Washington Post
Article Link
FISA Amendments Act of 2008 Section 702 Summary Document
Document Source
Creating Agency: National Security Agency - Office of General Counsel
Date Created: 2008-12-23
Classification: Top Secret : COMINT / NOFORN
Surveillance Program: General intelligence
Genre: Briefing : 17 p.
Date Published: 2014-06-30
Journalist(s): Ellen Nakashima : Barton Gellman
Originating News Outlet: The Washington Post
Article Link
FY2013 Congressional Budget Justification : Volume I - National Intelligence Program Summary
Document Source
Creating Agency: United States Intelligence Community - Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI)
Date Created: 2012-02
Classification: Top Secret : SI : TK / NOFORN
Surveillance Program: General intelligence
Genre: Budget justification : 43 p.
Date Published: 2013-08-29
Journalist(s): Barton Gellman : Greg Miller
Originating News Outlet: The Washington Post
Article Link
GSM Classification Guide
Document Source
Creating Agency: National Security Agency
Date Created: 2012
Classification: Top Secret : COMINT / 5VEY
Surveillance Program: GSM Surveillance Programs : CHALKFUN : FASCIA
Genre: Classification guide : 2 p.
Date Published: 2013-12-10
Journalist(s): Ashkan Soltani : Barton Gellman
Originating News Outlet: The Washington Post
Article Link
IN RE DNI / AG Certification 2010-A
Document Source
Creating Agency: Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court
Date Created: 2010-08-19
Classification: Secret / Unknown
Surveillance Program: General intelligence
Genre: Court order : 1 p.
Date Published: 2014-06-30
Journalist(s): Ellen Nakashima : Barton Gellman
Originating News Outlet: The Washington Post
Article Link
Intelligence Oversight (IO) Quarterly Report - First Calendar Year 2012 (1 January - 31 March 2012)
Document Source
Creating Agency: National Security Agency - Signals Intelligence Directorate
Date Created: 2012-05-03
Classification: Top Secret : COMINT / NOFORN
Surveillance Program: General Intelligence
Genre: Report : 13 p.
Date Published: 2013-08-15
Journalist(s): Barton Gellman
Originating News Outlet: The Washington Post
Article Link
In the Matter of Foreign Governments, Foreign Factions, Foreign Entities, and Foreign-Based Political Organizations
Document Source
Creating Agency: Attorney General of the United States
Date Created: 2010-07-16
Classification: Top Secret / NOFORN
Surveillance Program: General intelligence
Genre: Briefing : 2 p.
Date Published: 2014-06-30
Journalist(s): Ellen Nakashima : Barton Gellman
Originating News Outlet: The Washington Post
Article Link
MUSCULAR : Current Efforts - Google
Document Source
Creating Agency: National Security Agency - Special Source Operations
Date Created: ca.2013-02-28
Classification: Top Secret : SI / NOFORN
Surveillance Program: MUSCULAR : INCENSER : TURMOIL : WINDSTOP
Genre: Presentation slides : 1 p.
Date Published: 2013-10-30
Journalist(s): Barton Gellman : Ashkan Soltani
Originating News Outlet: The Washington Post
Article Link
MYSTIC
Document Source
Creating Agency: National Security Agency - Special Source Operations
Date Created: ca.2011
Classification: Unclassified / FOUO
Surveillance Program: MYSTIC
Genre: Presentation slides : 1 p.
Date Published: 2014-03-18
Journalist(s): Barton Gellman : Ashkan Soltani
Originating News Outlet: The Washington Post
Article Link
NSA / CSS Mission: PROVIDE AND PROTECT VITAL INFORMATION FOR THE NATION
Document Source
Creating Agency: National Security Agency
Date Created: ca.2001-10
Classification: Top Secret : COMINT : X1 / NOFORN
Surveillance Program: General intelligence
Genre: Presentation slides : 3 p.
Date Published: 2013-12-23
Journalist(s): Barton Gellman
Originating News Outlet: The Washington Post
Article Link
Op MULLENIZE and beyond - Staining Machines
Document Source
Creating Agency: Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ)
Date Created: 2012-10-10
Classification: Top Secret : COMINT / STRAP 1
Surveillance Program: Operation MULLENIZE
Genre: Newsletter : 11 p.
Date Published: 2013-10-04
Journalist(s): Barton Gellman : Craig Timberg : Steven Rich
Originating News Outlet: The Washington Post
Article Link
PRISM : FAA702 Operations
Document Source
Creating Agency: National Security Agency - Special Source Operations
Date Created: ca.2013-04
Classification: Top Secret : SI : ORCON / NOFORN
Surveillance Program: PRISM
Genre: Presentation slides : 1 p.
Date Published: 2013-07-10
Journalist(s): Barton Gellman : Laura Poitras
Originating News Outlet: The Washington Post
Article Link
PRISM Tasking Process
Document Source
Creating Agency: National Security Agency - Special Source Operations
Date Created: ca.2013-04
Classification: Top Secret : SI : ORCON / NOFORN
Surveillance Program: PRISM
Genre: Presentation slides : 4 p.
Date Published: 2013-06-07
Journalist(s): Barton Gellman : Laura Poitras
Originating News Outlet: The Washington Post
Article Link
PRISM / US-984XN Overview, or The SIGAD Used Most in NSA Reporting Overview
Document Source
Creating Agency: National Security Agency : Special Source Operations
Date Created: 2013-04
Classification: Top Secret : SI : ORCON / NOFORN
Surveillance Program: PRISM
Genre: Presentation slides : 4 p.
Date Published: 2013-06-07
Journalist(s): Barton Gellman : Laura Poitras
Originating News Outlet: The Washington Post
Article Link
Project Description
Document Source
Creating Agency: National Security Agency - Special Source Operations
Date Created: ca.2013
Classification: Top Secret / 5VEY
Surveillance Program: MYSTIC
Genre: Budget justification : 1 p.
Date Published: 2014-03-18
Journalist(s): Barton Gellman : Ashkan Soltani
Originating News Outlet: The Washington Post
Article Link
RE: MUSCULAR and realms
Document Source
Creating Agency: Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) - TDB : Residential Contractor
Date Created: 2009-11-24
Classification: Unknown / Unclassified
Surveillance Program: MUSCULAR : MONKEY PUZZLE
Genre: Correspondence : 1 p.
Date Published: 2013-11-26
Journalist(s): Craig Timberg : Barton Gellman : Ashkan Soltani
Originating News Outlet: The Washington Post
Article Link
Serendipity Briefing Slides
Document Source
Creating Agency: National Security Agency - Special Source Operations
Date Created: ca.2012
Classification: Top Secret : SI / NOFORN
Surveillance Program: SERENDIPITY
Genre: Presentation slides : 3 p.
Date Published: 2013-11-26
Journalist(s): Craig Timberg : Barton Gellman : Ashkan Soltani
Originating News Outlet: The Washington Post
Article Link
SIGINT Authority Decision Tree
Document Source
Creating Agency: National Security Agency
Date Created: ca.2012
Classification: Unknown / Unknown
Surveillance Program: General intelligence
Genre: Teaching materials : 1 p.
Date Published: 2014-07-23
Journalist(s): Ellen Nakashima : Ashkan Soltani
Originating News Outlet: The Washington Post
Article Link
Signal - Surveillance Success Stories
Document Source
Creating Agency: National Security Agency
Date Created: ca.2013-03
Classification: Secret : SI / 5VEY
Surveillance Program: HAPPYFOOT
4 p.
Date Published: 2013-12-10
Journalist(s): Ashkan Soltani : Andrea Peterson : Barton Gellman
Originating News Outlet: The Washington Post
Article Link
Special Source Operations: The Cryptologic Provider of Intelligence from Global High-Capacity Telecommunications Systems
Document Source
Creating Agency: National Security Agency - Special Source Operations
Date Created: ca.2010-01
Classification: Top Secret : COMINT / NOFORN
Surveillance Program: MUSCULAR : WINDSTOP : INCENSER : TURMOIL
Genre: Presentation slides : 7 p.
Date Published: 2013-11-04
Journalist(s): Barton Gellman : Ashkan Soltani : Andrea Peterson
Originating News Outlet: The Washington Post
Article Link
SSO Acquisition Optimization
Document Source
Creating Agency: National Security Agency - Special Source Operations
Date Created: ca.2012-08
Classification: Top Secret : SI / NOFORN
Surveillance Program: SCISSORS
Genre: Presentation slides : 7 p.
Date Published: 2013-10-14
Journalist(s): Barton Gellman : Ashkan Soltani
Originating News Outlet: The Washington Post
Article Link
SSO Collection Optimization
Document Source
Creating Agency: National Security Agency - Special Source Operations
Date Created: ca.2012-01
Classification: Top Secret : SI / NOFORN
Surveillance Program: MUSCULAR
Genre: Presentation slides : 6 p.
Date Published: 2013-11-04
Journalist(s): Barton Gellman : Ashkan Soltani : Andrea Peterson
Originating News Outlet: The Washington Post
Article Link
SSO Collection Optimization Overview
Document Source
Creating Agency: National Security Agency - Special Source Operations
Date Created: 2013-01-07
Classification: Secret : SI : SI-GAMMA : TALENT KEYHOLE : ORCON : PROPIN : RELIDO / 5VEY
Surveillance Program: MARINA : PINWALE : PRESSUREWAVE : MAINWAY : SCISSORS : XKEYSCORE : FALLOUT : YELLOWSTONE
Genre: Wiki article : 4 p.
Date Published: 2013-10-14
Journalist(s): Barton Gellman : Ashkan Soltani
Originating News Outlet: The Washington Post
Article Link
SSO GHOSTMACHINE Analytics
Document Source
Creating Agency: National Security Agency
Date Created: ca.2010
Classification: Top Secret : COMINT / NOFORN
Surveillance Program: GHOSTMACHINE : FASCIA : TUSKATTIRE : JUGGERNAUT
Genre: Presentation slides : 4 p.
Date Published: 2013-12-10
Journalist(s): Ashkan Soltani : Barton Gellman
Originating News Outlet: The Washington Post
Article Link
Summary of DNR and DNI Co-Travel Analytics
Document Source
Creating Agency: National Security Agency
Date Created: 2012-10-01
Classification: Top Secret : COMINT / 5VEY
Surveillance Program: CO - TRAVELER : CHALKFUN : FASCIA
Genre: Report : 24 p.
Date Published: 2013-12-10
Journalist(s): Ashkan Soltani : Barton Gellman
Originating News Outlet: The Washington Post
Article Link
Targeting Rationale (TAR)
Document Source
Creating Agency: National Security Agency
Date Created: 2007-01-08
Classification: Top Secret : COMINT : MR / NOFORN
Surveillance Program: General Intelligence
Genre: Memo : 4 p.
Date Published: 2013-08-15
Journalist(s): Barton Gellman
Originating News Outlet: The Washington Post
Article Link
Target Location Issues
Document Source
Creating Agency: National Security Agency
Date Created: ca.2011
Classification: Top Secret : SI / NOFORN
Surveillance Program: General intelligence
Genre: Teaching materials : 1 p.
Date Published: 2013-12-04
Journalist(s): Ashkan Soltani : Barton Gellman
Originating News Outlet: The Washington Post
Article Link
Tasking of SCALAWAG
Document Source
Creating Agency: National Security Agency - Special Source Operations
Date Created: ca.2011-12
Classification: Top Secret / 5VEY
Surveillance Program: SCALAWAG : MYSTIC
Genre: Memo : 2 p.
Date Published: 2014-03-18
Journalist(s): Ashkan Soltani : Barton Gellman
Originating News Outlet: The Washington Post
Article Link
TOR - 2006 CES Summer Program
Document Source
Creating Agency: National Security Agency
Date Created: ca.2006-01
Classification: Top Secret : SI / FOUO
Surveillance Program: MJOLNIR : EGOTISTICALGIRAFFE : MOTHMONSTER : EGOTISTICALGOAT : STUNT WORM
Genre: Report : 49 p.
Date Published: 2013-10-04
Journalist(s): Barton Gellman : Craig Timberg : Steven Rich
Originating News Outlet: The Washington Post
Article Link
WINDSTOP/2P System Highlights
Document Source
Creating Agency: National Security Agency - Special Source Operations
Date Created: 2013-02-28
Classification: Secret : SI / REL USA, GBR
Surveillance Program: MUSCULAR : WINDSTOP : INCENSER : TURMOIL
Genre: Presentation slides : 3 p.
Date Published: 2013-10-30
Journalist(s): Barton Gellman : Ashkan Soltani
Originating News Outlet: The Washington Post
Article Link
Windstop : Dec 10 2012 - Jan 08 2013
Document Source
Creating Agency: National Security Agency
Date Created: 2013-01-08
Classification: Unknown / Unknown
Surveillance Program: WINDSTOP : MUSCULAR : TURMOIL : INCENSER
Genre: Report : 1 p.
Date Published: 2013-11-04
Journalist(s): Barton Gellman : Ashkan Soltani : Andrea Peterson
Originating News Outlet: The Washington Post
Article Link