Agency records already released or declassified under the Freedom of Information Act can be searched. Documents previously released to the public since November 1996 are contained in this database, which will be periodically updated to reflect the release of new information.
You can search the CIA Electronic Document Release Center by one of the following two methods:
Finding Documents in the CIA Collection|
A Full Text Search
This search is based on the text converted from documents using Optical Character Recognition (OCR). Please note that, due to the image quality of some older and duplicated documents, the resulting documents may display with various imperfections. Once the search results are displayed, select a title to access the document's summary information.