|Creator: ||National Security Agency - Foriegn Affairs Directorate|
Glossary: classification and distribution codes.
|Genre:||Newsletter, .PDF , 2 p.|
|Originating Media Outlet:||The Intercept|
|Date Published:||2015-08-03||Click here for article|
|Click here for an archived link to the article|
|Communications Target:||Communications data|
|Surveillance Program(s):||ECHELON|| |
Glossary: surveillance programs.
|Description: This NSA newsletter article, reprinted from the internal publication Foreign Affairs Digest, gives a brief history of the communications intelligence system ECHELON, which targeted western communications satellites, and its interactions with European governmental oversight in the early 2000s.|