|Creator: ||National Security Agency - Signals Intelligence Directorate|
|Classification:||Top Secret : COMINT : ORCON|
Glossary: classification and distribution codes.
|Genre:||Correspondence, .PDF , 13 p.|
|Originating Media Outlet:||The Intercept|
|Date Published:||2015-06-26||Click here for article|
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|Surveillance Program(s):||None|| |
Glossary: surveillance programs.
|Description: This document is a piece of correspondence written by an official within the NSA's Signals Intelligence Directorate and addressed to Ariane Cerlenko of the NSA's Office of General Counsel. It is a response on the accuracy of claims made about NSA surveillance in a news article published in The New York Times on 16 December 2005, called "Bush Lets U.S. Spy on Callers without Courts".|