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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of declassify.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. having a security classification removed so as to be open to public inspection; -- of documents or information.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having had security classification removed
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Is it so G-damn hard to see tha the point is not that he has the “authority” to declassify … it’s that he frickin declassified on a NOC operative from the CIA, PURPOSELY, to out her for political gain … That is treason, pure and simple you morons!
I thought … but not sure … that Senator Levin declassified the paragraphs released …. that’s what I thought he said over the weekend talk shows.
I know Fox New reported that the NIE was declassified, which is not true at the time to the leak.
(I later spoke with Andy Erickson, the Screaming Eagle winemaker, who confirmed that it "declassified" a certain amount of wine every year.)
Some LI wineries "declassified" all the wines from 2003, with the result being some excellent values.
Is that why everyone else claims not to know that Libby had "declassified" these items?
If papers were taken -- even if some were stamped "declassified" and returned -- that would "destroy any academic, scholarly, and historic value" of the archive, Kevin Anderson adds.
To say that they were "declassified" is somewhat of a misnomer because some of the German records were captured after World War II.
The latest version now is that Bush "declassified" the NIE, so that the people could hear the truth about the administration's case for war.
So long as Bush sticks to the story that unbeknownst to anyone, besides himself, Cheney and Libby, he had "declassified" certain information and told Cheney to instruct Libby to release it, Bush and Cheney walk, but Libby does not.