Some believe that even with redaction, sharp observers might be able to figure it out.
The White House has been mediating the tug of war between the CIA and the committee over the redaction process.
"editing for publication," 1785, from French rédaction "a compiling; a working over, editing; editorial staff" (late 17c.), from Late Latin redact-, past participle stem of redigere (see redact). Meaning "a redacted version" is from 1810. Earlier it meant "a driving back" (1620s).