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Synonyms for CIA

an independent agency of the United States government responsible for collecting and coordinating intelligence and counterintelligence activities abroad in the national interest

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Wolfcreek is a self-loading driver that implants drivers and other applications that can be used by CIA agents to manipulate the machine.
The number of CIA assets lost in China rivalled those lost in the Soviet Union and Russia as a result of the betrayals by both CIA officer Aldrich Ames and FBI agent Robert Hanssen, who were arrested in 1994 and 2001, respectively, the report said.
It also says multiple CIA detainees that did undergo the techniques fabricated information, which resulting in faulty intelligence.
The report debunks the top 20 examples CIA has used to defend the now-shuttered enhanced interrogation program, claiming that each of the examples "was found to be wrong in fundamental respects.
Among Marks' specific examples of church people working with the CIA were a Catholic bishop in Vietnam on the CIA payroll; Protestant missionaries in Bolivia regularly reporting to the CIA on "communists," unionists and farm cooperatives; and Belgian Jesuit Fr.
11, 2001, terror attacks, the CIA begins its secret detention and interrogation program.
The documents and interviews also show US diplomat Allen Dulles leaned on Bond author Ian Fleming to paint the agency in a more positive light at a time when US film-makers, authors and journalists were silent about the activities of the CIA, fearful to even mention it by name.
The CIA is an independent agency responsible for providing national security intelligence to senior U.
The CIA "does not, as a rule, address spurious claims from terrorist groups," CIA spokeswoman Jennifer Youngblood was quoted by the Washington Post Tuesday as saying.
I can't comment on an ongoing investigation, but any suggestion that this individual worked for the CIA is flat wrong," said the CIA spokesperson.
Italian MEP and CIA rapporteur Claudio Fava said on 14 November he had written evidence of the Ukrainian authorities ordering in August 2005 the construction of a detention centre at a military base near Kiev.
A friend who knew of that interest introduced De Niro to Milt Bearden, a retired 39-year CIA veteran who ran the agency's operations in Afghanistan in the 1980s.
The old-time CIA spooks probably hate having to pander to the masses in such a manufactured-hip way.
In response to complaints from Aid and others, the National Archives conducted an audit of more than 25,000 publicly available documents that had been reclassified since 1995 by agencies such as the CIA, the Air Force, and the Energy Department.
This was two years after 9/11, 10 years after the first attack on the World Trade Center by terrorists whose plans were revealed in documents possessed by the FBI since well before the attack, but which the FBI did not have the language competence to translate, and after frequent criticism by this magazine and others of the linguistic inadequacies of both the FBI and the CIA.