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Finding Aid

2014-0457-F: Records on Iraq within the Condoleezza Rice Files between January 2001 and March 2003

Scope and Content

The materials in FOIA 2014-0457-F are a selective, not necessarily all inclusive, body of documents responsive to the topic of the FOIA. Researchers should consult the archivist about related materials.

FOIA 2014-0457-F contains materials related to Iraq, dated January 2001 to March 2003, within the National Security Council files of Condoleezza Rice.

This FOIA primarily contains congressional correspondence, routing memoranda, talking points for meetings, news articles, a copy of Presidential Decision Directive 68, a map of Iraq, and drafts of the joint resolution of the Authorization for Use of Military Force. There is also a letter from Congress members regarding the global campaign against terrorism, as well as research on congressional authorization of the use of force in war. In addition, one will find a meeting summary from Secretary of State Colin L. Powell from September 26, 2002.

It should be noted that many of the documents listed here may have been closed due to National Security classification and/or exemptions of the Freedom of Information Act.


33 folders, approximately 2,056 pages


Official records of George W. Bush's presidency are housed at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum and administered by the National Archives and Records Administration under the provisions of the Presidential Records Act.

Folders and Documents

Staff Member Office files

National Security Council - National Security Advisor, Office of the - Rice, Condoleezza