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The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is a civilian foreign intelligence service of the United ... The CIA has increasingly expanded its role, including covert paramilitary operations. One of its largest divisions, the Information Operations Center ... More »

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Apr 10, 2007 ... History of the CIA. The United States has carried out intelligence activities since the days of George Washington, but only since World War II ...

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Apr 15, 2007 ... History of the CIA. Foreign intelligence has been important to the United States since the days of George Washington, but it's only been since ...

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Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA [Tim Weiner] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. With shocking revelations that made headlines in ...

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Jul 27, 2007 ... An on-the-record master history of the CIA has finally been published, and it lesson is that an incompetent intelligence agency can be as great ...

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Central Intelligence Agency (CIA): principal foreign intelligence and counterintelligence agency of the U.S. government. Formally created in 1947, the CIA grew ...

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The 1947 Act charged the CIA with coordinating the nation's intelligence activities and correlating, evaluating and disseminating intelligence which affects ...

www.nytimes.com/2014/04/08/opinion/the-cias-history.html

Apr 7, 2014 ... Founded on the model of its predecessor, the World War II-era Office of Strategic Services, the C.I.A. carried on the O.S.S.'s business to kill ...

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Some 13,000 men and women worked for the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), the U.S. intelligence agency during World War II and the forerunner of the ...

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Central Intelligence Agency January 2003. Early History of the CIA. The United States has carried on foreign intelligence activities since the days of George ...