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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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The director-general of the intelligence ministry's counterespionage department said in a press conference in Tehran on Monday that the detained spies had been trained by the CIA and were captured inside the country.
The agency also slipped in some Easter eggs including the first badge of CIA Director Gina Haspel when she joined the United States intelligence gathering agency in 1985.
According to Audit report 2017-18, PIA and other license holders' government institutions didn't pay their dues to the CIA in the head of license fee, electric bills at airports of Lahore, Faisalabad, Multan, Islamabad and Peshawar.
He said that CIA Iqbal Town arrested two accused involved in triple murder, while CIA Civil Lines police traced a blind murder case and arrested three accused.
The CIA was forced to move swiftly to dismantle its own communication system and to extract Iranians spying for it before they were tabbed by Iranian and Chinese counter-intelligence.
CIA officials were restricted from taking any action without first informing senior police officials and taking officers from the relevant police stations on board.
Ab Jalil did not provide anything to back his claim of CIA's role, but claimed that CIA is known to be an intelligence agency that has no qualms in meddling with other country's internal affairs, to the extent of helping toppling a government.
"She has earned the universal respect, admiration and trust of her colleagues here at the CIA, throughout the government and all over the world, Gina is truly respected.
In their "( Pupdate ," CIA wrote, "A few weeks into training, Lulu began to show signs that she wasn't interested in detecting explosive odors. Lulu was no longer interested in searching for explosives." The decision to drop Lulu out of the program had been made out of concern for her physical and mental wellbeing, the CIA said.
This year marks the 70th anniversary since the CIA was created in 1947, when President Harry S.
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.
To mark the killing of Osama Bin Laden, the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) decided to live-tweet the US raid on the Al-Qaeda founder's compound in Pakistan as if it was happening today.
The Hidden Hand: A Brief History of the CIA. Malden, MA: John Wiley & Sons, 2014.
According to the report, the CIA was "anxious to make inroads with Hamas, or recruit agents, inside the Gaza Strip." A CIA agent reportedly discussed the possibility of gaining access to Hamas during a 2012 meeting in east Jerusalem with a South African intelligence agent.