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|Open-government advocates say Cheneys refusal to divulge even basic information about classification activities reflects an alarming pattern of broadening executive privilege while narrowing public accountability.
Said Steve Aftergood of the Project on Government Secrecy, a division of the public-interest association American Federation of Scientists: "Its as if theyre saying, What we do is nobodys business."
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