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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - November 9, 1982, Tokyo, Japan B8 of 22 b a of Pacific stars and 175 37th 312 an authorized unofficial publication for the personnel of the department of other government agencies and authored personnel within the Pacific command november 1982 Liz Taylor divorced again Page 2 Trudeau oks cruise tests Page 3 watergate reunion Asa May eavesdrop civil phone Calls times Washington a Federal appeals court has ruled that the National Security Agency May Law fully intercept messages Between citizens and people overseas even if there is no cause to believe the americans Are foreign agents and then provide summaries of these messages to the Federal Bureau of because the Asa is among the largest and most secretive intelligence agencies and because millions of electronic messages enter and leave the United states each lawyers familiar with the intelligence Agency consider the decision to marking a significant increase in the Legal authority of the government to keep track of its the lawyers believe the decision is highly unusual in that it is the first time the government has openly acknowledged that the Agency surveillance equipment was used to acquire the overseas communications of an individual and that these communications then were passed to a Federal in the handful of other cases in which individuals have charged such the courts have ruled that the intelligence Agency was protected from acknowledging whether it had or had not undertaken the alleged surveillance and no rulings were handed Down on the actual legality of its the Mission of the Asa is to eavesdrop on the electronic Mes sages of foreign governments and protect the electronic communications of the United to accomplish these the Agency has several thousand listening posts around the world and a huge Bank of computers in its heavily guarded Headquarters at fort George near the decision of the 8th circuit court of appeals involves the governments surveillance of a Mich Iga born Abdeen who for Many years has represented Ara american citizens and alien residents in the decision reversed the 1979 ruling of District judge Ralph Freeman that the Agency acquisition of several of Zabaras foreign messages violated his fourth amendment right to be free of unreasonable searches and Seiz the Bis investigation of Jabara began in August in november the government has a knowl the Bureau asked the Security see Page 5 air Force chiefs say my in serious trouble times Washington defense department and air Force officials say the my missile project is in such deep trouble that Only strenuous personal and political appeals by president Reagan and Secretary of defense Caspar Weinberger can save it will take a herculean Effort by the president and the Secretary of defense to get my through a senior officer the officials cited the tangled history of the program and the close Calls it had recently in Congress because of doubts about its technical feasibility and its Cost of billion or they said support for the my had been eroded by the movement for an american soviet nuclear freeze and by the spreading opposition to nuclear weapons As expressed in statements by roman episcopal and lutheran Church they opposing the missile has partisan political for Gary a potential presidential candidate in has vowed to Lead a fight against what he Calls an and probably unworkable Basing scheme for the Pentagon officials assert that without mrs the current Force of minuteman missiles would be destroyed if they were not fired while attacking soviet missiles were still on their despite the doubtful future of the officials the air Force has selected five possible Sites for the 100 missiles the administration Hopes to see Page 5 study oceans pollution declining Page 4 times new York the worlds believed by Many to be in danger of becoming sinks for humans Are Able to assimilate the toxic substances in most areas and remain in relatively stable an extensive International scientific study has although Many Shore areas Are heavily polluted and Are still a health the study found that the Levels of most toxic substances in such coastal As Well As in the less polluted open sea have decreased in the last study indicated that Environ mental Laws in the most industrialized countries that now restrict the production and distribution of Many toxic such As poly chlorinated known As As Well As other chlorinated hydrocarbons and harmful Are responsible for the the fou year Survey was Man dated by the United nations Confer ence on the human environment in Stockholm in which found a need for research on How manmade pollutants were affecting the the entitled the health of the was conducted by the regional seas program of the environmental program with the help of seven other International bodies and nearly 100 scientists from three dozen in a statement from Geneva accompanying the 108page Stjepan head of the regional seas said the study showed that the growing amount of waste dumped into the oceans still had not had any significant effect on the health of the High the Large Ocean areas that Are several Hundred Miles from the nearest in their studies of scores of the see Page 5

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