DOS Document Production Cover Letter, ACLU v. DOD, No. 1:04-CV-4151 (S.D.N.Y. June 8, 2005)

Letter from Margaret P. Grafeld, DOS to Amrit Singh, ACLU re: the ACLU's FOIA Request. Letter states that the document production requested is being complied with in some parts and denied or withheld in part.

Wednesday, June 8, 2005
Tuesday, June 7, 2005

United States Department of State
Washington, D.C. 20520
JUN 8 200~

Case No. 200303827 Segment L041
Ms. Amrit Singh
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation 18th
125 Broad Street, Floor New York, NY 10004-2400
Dear Ms. Singh:
I refer to our letter of January 12, 2005, regarding the release of certain Department of State material under the Freedom of Information Act (Title 5 USC Section 552) .
As you may recall, further coordination was required before a decision could be made as to the release of two of the documents previously retrieved in Segment L041 in response to your request. The coordination has now been completed and we find that one document may be released in full and the other document may be released with excisions. The
released documents are enclosed.
Material excised from the document being released in part is exempt from release under subsection (b) (5) of the Freedom of Information Act because it is protected by the deliberative process privilege, attorney client privilege,

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attorney work product privilege, and/or another privilege incorporated by subsection (b) (5) .
We have now completed the processing of this segment.

P. Director Office of Information Programs and Services
Enclosures: As stated.