CIA

  • (noun): An independent agency of the United States government responsible for collecting and coordinating intelligence and counterintelligence activities abroad in the national interest; headed by the Director of Central Intelligence under the supervision of the President and National Security Council.
    Synonyms: Central Intelligence Agency

Some articles on cia:

Mullah Krekar - Krekar in Norway - CIA, Pentagon, and Navy SEALs
... In 2003, agents for the CIA, including Cynthia Dame Logan and Gregory Asherleighs, were sent to Norway ... newspaper Stavanger Aftenblad, which was the original source of the CIA agents' mission in Oslo, the U.S ...
Plame Affair Timeline - Key Background Events - October 2002
... President Bush was to give in Cincinnati to the CIA ... Tenet and other CIA officials directed the text be removed from the speech as the certainty regarding the accuracy of the claim was weak ... Department of Energy, the National Security Agency, and the CIA all obtain copies of the documents ...
U.S. Intelligence Involvement With German And Japanese War Criminals After World War II - Pacific Policy - Japanese Who Worked With US Intelligence - Kodama Yoshio
... into the careers of Japan's most conservative politicians, and he became a key member of a CIA operation that helped bring them to power ... and ex-diplomats to pull off an audacious covert operation, bankrolled by the CIA, during the Korean War ... $10 million, with underwriting of $2.8 million from the CIA ...
U.S. Intelligence Involvement With German And Japanese War Criminals After World War II - Pacific Policy - Japanese Who Worked With US Intelligence
... A variety of relationships existed, first with G-2 and then with the CIA ... have the manpower for detailed monitoring, nor would it work with CIA in the theater or in the US ... One of the most important members of the Hattori kikan, known in some CIA documents as “Willoughby’s Stable,” was Hattori’s close friend Tsuji Masanobu ...
Gary Berntsen
... Gary Berntsen is a decorated former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) career officer who served in the Directorate of Operations between October 1982 and June 2005 ... During his time at the CIA, he served as a CIA Station Chief on three separate occasions and led several of CIA’s most important counterterrorism deployments including the United States ...

Famous quotes containing the word cia:

    And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.
    —Bible: New Testament John 8:32.

    These words of Jesus are inscribed on the wall of the main lobby at the CIA headquarters, Langley, Virginia.