National Security Archive


  • Organization TypeInstitute
  • Staff6-25
  • HeadquartersUnited States
  • Founded1985
Founded in 1985 by journalists and scholars to check rising government secrecy, the National Security Archive combines a unique range of functions: investigative journalism center, research institute on international affairs, library and archive of declassified U.S. documents ("the world's largest nongovernmental collection" according to the Los Angeles Times), leading non-profit user of the U.S. Freedom of Information Act, public interest law firm defending and expanding public access to government information, global advocate of open government, and indexer and publisher of former secrets.

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Staff at National Security Archive have experience in


  • torts / conflict resolution
  • personnel / human resources
  • research & development
  • human rights
  • tertiary education


  • goal global


  • argentina
  • united states
  • guatemala
  • tajikistan
  • chile


  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

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  • United States (headquarters)
  • Washington, DC
  • The George Washington University, 2130 H Street, NW