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31 December 2011

NSA Releases 17 Cryptologic Articles

The National Security Agency released on December 28, 2011, seventeen FOIA-requested articles, five in the Cryptologic Spectrum and twelve in the Cryptologic Quarterly (links go to

Cryptologic Spectrum

The History of Friendship
Spring-Summer 1973 - Vol. 3, Nos. 2-3

Remember the Liberty
Spring 1972 - Vol. 2, No. 2

Security in an Open Society
Fall 1973 - Vol. 3, No. 4

The Delphi Technique
Summer 1974 - Vol. 4, No. 3

Bitter Roots: The Bases of Present Conflicts in the Middle East
Spring 1977 - Vol. 7, No. 2

Cryptologic Quarterly

Winning the Paper Chase: Operational Applications of Computer Output Microfiche
Spring 1982-Vol. 1, No. 1

The Use of Compressed Speech in Selecting Morse Code Operators
Summer/Fall 1982-Vol. 1, Nos. 2-3

United Pigeons Service (UPS)
Fall/Winter 1983-Vol. 2, Nos. 3-4

You've Got to Go by the Rules
Fall/Winter 1983-Vol. 2, Nos. 3-4

I Was a Cryptologic Corporal!
Winter 1983-Vol. 1, No. 4

Translating by the Seat of Your Pants: Some Observations about the Difficulties of Translation and How to Deal with Them
Spring/Summer 1984-Vol. 3, Nos. 1-2

XNS Ethernet Connections for the IBM PC XT
Spring 1985-Vol. 4, No. 1

Reading Between the Lines: Methods of Analysis of Soviet Military Literature
Fall 1985-Vol. 4, No. 3

The Passing of an Extraordinary Man
Fall 1985-Vol. 4, No. 3

The UCSD p-System
Special Computer Science Issue 1985-Vol. 4

Examples of Lattices in Computer Security Models
Winter 1986-Vol. 5, No. 4

A New View of Pearl Harbor: The U.S. Navy and Communications Intelligence
Fall 1986-Vol. 5, No. 3