Central Intelligence Agency

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  • The Korean War: The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

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    In order to trace the nation of North Korea back to its origins, it is necessary to turn back to World War II. The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has briefly summarized the history of the origins of North Korea in the following way: "An independent kingdom for much of its long history, Korea was occupied by Japan beginning in the 1905 following the Russo-Japanese War. Five years later, Japan formally annexed the entire peninsula. Following World War II, Korea was split with the northern half coming

  • The Central Intelligence Agency ( Cia ) Arranged Numerous Assassinations

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    The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) arranged numerous assassinations attempts on Fidel Castro which helped damage the relations between the United States and Cuba. To understand why the US saw Castro as a threat, it is necessary to learn about how he attained that power and what Cuba was like. Colonel Fulgencio Batista had originally been elected as president, but he appointed himself to be the dictator of Cuba in 1933. He used the army and police to keep control over people, and those who were

  • Groupthink: George W. Bush and Central Intelligence Agency

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    and so they went out of their way to prove that it is indeed true. Any deviation from this truth resulted in direct pressure, making it clear that dissent against the group consensus was unacceptable. The final outcome was a very flawed National Intelligence Estimate When groups exhibit groupthink the end result is disastrous decision making. This was evident concerning the decision regarding postwar Iraq with all the looting. The self-censoring of doubts presented a false picture and only served

  • The History and Mission of the CIA Essay

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    The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), while on the surface appearing as dissimilar as the ideas of Karl Marx and the Founding Fathers, have at their heart a very similar idea behind them. Both of these federal bureaucracies are federal agencies, with the heads appointed by the President, and responsible to Congress. The CIA is a rather young federal agency, with its earliest predecessor dating back to only 1941 (Wallace 482). On July 11, 1941, the first

  • The Intelligence And Terrorism Prevention Act Of 2004

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    created the Central Intelligence Agency (C.I.A) with the signing of the National Security Act. When this act was created it also created a head of the Central Intelligence Agency. This role was know as the Director of Central Intelligence (D.C.I.). Later, the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 provided a Director of National Intelligence who took on some of the roles done by the D.C.I. The Director of the C.I.A. reports to the Director of National Intelligence and acts as the

  • CIA Operational Psychology Essay

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    The National Security Act of 1947, signed by President Harry S Truman, is how the Central Intelligence Agency was formally created. The “office off director of central intelligence” was also created as a result of this Act. Anyone in this position served as head of the United States intelligence community and acts as the President’s principal advisor. He/She usually updates the President of any and all intelligence issues concerning national security (Wagner 13). Even before the National Security

  • History Of Intelligence During The United States

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    History of Intelligence in the United States The history of intelligence in the United States resulted from the Cold War period and also provided intelligence support to the United States military which helped develop policies and procedures of the United States toward other countries. The development of intelligence in the United States has ultimately provided higher security for our citizens. President George Washington took command over the Continental Army in 1775; he had agents devise secrete

  • The Landlocked Country Of Bolivia

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    and 2014 ("Bolivia country profile - BBC News", 2017). Uganda Uganda is a lack locked country that gained its independence from Britain in 1962. It is located in east-central Africa, west of Kenya and east of the democratic republic of Congo and is headed by the President Yoweri Museveni ("The World Factbook — Central Intelligence Agency", 2017). The country has encountered several challenges such as the military coup and brutal military dictatorship. The country is highly praised for its fight against

  • CIA Essay

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              The Central Inteligence Agency      The CIA is one of the U.S. foreign inteligency agencies, responsible for getting and analyzing information about foreign government, corporations, individuals, and reporting such information to the various branches of the U.S. government. The State Department's Bureau or inteligence and reserch and theDefense Department'sdefense inteligence agency comprise the other two. Its headquarters is inLangley

  • Cia Research

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    CIA Research Paper The Central Intelligence Agency is the President’s independent foreign intelligence arm, responsible to him through the Director of National Intelligence and the National Security Council, and accountable to the people of the United States by interaction with the intelligence oversight committees of Congress. The CIA has many duties within those boundaries and performs a variety of functions through many forms of intelligence. They employ people from all backgrounds of academic