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MAY 10 '95 11:29AM ? Approved For Release 2004/O~tQ_QA-RDP96-00791 R000100040002-2 0 Executive Director for Intelligence Community Affairs waehington. O.C. 20505 The Honorable Larry Combest Chairman Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence House of Representatives Washington, D.C. 20515 28 March 1995 Dear Mr. Chairman : This letter responds to two Congressionally Directed Actions (CDA) on the transfer of the STARGATE program from the General Defense Intelligence Program (GDIP)'to the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Enclosure A is the GRIP response which was requested in the FY 1995 Senate Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Defense, classified annex. It has been prepared in coordination with the appropriate services and contains a retrospective review, a technical analysis, and a declassification status as requested. The CIA report (Enclosure $) as requested in the classified annex to the FY 1995 Defense Appropriations Act includes a management strategy; the transfer status of 10 positions and $500,000 from the Defense Intelligence Agency to CIA; and the identification of a program manager. This response also covers the Conference-adopted Senate direction that requested construction of a retrospective review and technical analysis of the program's data since its inception: compliance with Congressional direction; and a review of the history of the program by the DCI's declassification committee. CIA will be happy to meet with you at your convenience to discuss further the STARGATE program. Originals of this letter are also being sent to the leadership of the committees with intelligence oversight responsibilities that have an interest in this topic. SG1I SG1A SECRET Approved For Release 2004/07AY9 -RDP96-00791 R000100040002-2