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  Welcome to the world's premier culinary college in New York-The Culinary Institute of America
The CIA is transformed into Kitchen Stadium for the premiere of The Next Iron Chef on Food Network
A CIA bachelor’s or associate degree in culinary arts or baking and pastry arts is an unmatched credential that will open doors to an endless number of exciting career opportunities for you.
The CIA at Greystone in St. Helena, California is located in the heart of the world-class vineyards, wineries, and restaurants of the Napa Valley.
www.ciachef.edu   (348 words)

  
  The CIA: America's Premier International Terrorist Organization
CIA headquarters in Washington sent 20 silencers for.22-caliber rifle to the rebel killers training in Honduras, said a Jan. 11, 1954, cable.
The CIA may argue that it dirties itself in the narcotics industry because that is where it finds the leaders of nations it seeks to comprehend and influence.
But the CIA defied the DEA and they shipped this pure cocaine into the United States in 1990, and they have since acknowledged that they defied the laws of this government and allowed the drugs to be sold on the streets of the United States of America.
www.serendipity.li /cia.html   (4751 words)

  
  Central Intelligence Agency - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Current CIA Director Porter Goss denies this has had a diminishing effect on morale, in favor of promoting his singular mission to reform the CIA into the lean and agile counter-terrorism focused force he believes it should be.
Often cited as one of the American intelligence community's biggest blunders is the CIA involvement in equipping and training Mujahedeen fighters in Afghanistan in response to the Soviet invasion of the country.
The CIA facilitated the so-called Reagan Doctrine, channelling weapons and other support (in addition to the Mujahedeen and the Contras) to Jonas Savimbi's UNITA rebel movement in Angola in response to Cuban military support for the MPLA, thus turning an otherwise low-profile African civil war into one of the larger battlegrounds of the Cold War.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/CIA   (3640 words)

  
 U.S. Dept. of State FOIA: Chile Declassification Project - CIA
CIA Chile I - Tranche I of the Chile collection was officially released to the public on June 30, 1999 and pertains to events in Chile between 1973 - 1978.
CIA Chile II - Tranche II of the Chile Collection was officially released October 8, 1999 and pertains principally to the period 1968-1972.
CIA Chile III - Tranche III of the Chile collection was officially released to the public on November 13, 2000.
foia.state.gov /SearchColls/CIA.asp   (278 words)

  
 CIA Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The roles and functions of the CIA are roughly equivalent to those of the British Secret Intelligence Service or the Australian Secret Intelligence Service or the Israeli Mossad.
The CIA is criticised for its power to stop a trial (as a Federal matter) or overturn the decision of any judge in any trial, as long as the trial isn't high level (government interests involved).
The CIA was created to fight the tide of Communism in the Cold War, and was given unusual powers beyond normal law enforcement in order to battle the KGB, a secret police with powers beyond the law.
search.localcolorart.com /search/encyclopedia/CIA   (3817 words)

  
 Guatemala '54
As early as February of that year, CIA Headquarters began generating memos with subject titles such as "Guatemalan Communist Personel to be disposed of during Military Operations," outlining categories of persons to be neutralized "through Executive Action"--murder--or through imprisonment and exile.
CIA records on assassination planning in Guatemala were first gathered pursuant to a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit filed in 1979.
The CIA scrambled to convince the White House that it was an unqualified and all but bloodless victory, however.
www.gwu.edu /~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB4   (994 words)

  
 CIA - History
It provided that CIA funds could be included in the budgets of other departments and then transferred to the Agency without regard to the restrictions placed on the initial appropriation.
CIA's responsibilities are carried out subject to various directives and controls by the President and the NSC.
The Act affirmed the CIA's role in coordinating the intelligence activities of the State Department and the military-determining which activities would most appropriately and most efficiently be conducted by which Departments to avoid duplication.
www.fas.org /irp/cia/ciahist.htm   (2605 words)

  
 The CIA on Campus
The nature of the relationship between the CIA and the academic community is best seen in a 1968 memo from Dr. Earl C. Bolton who, while serving as Vice President of the University of California at Berkeley, was secretly consulting for the CIA.
That the CIA had a keen interest in academics with expertise in African Studies was evidenced in a Ford Foundation study.
In 1968, the CIA used the Eagleton Institute for Research at Rutgers University in a plan to influence the outcome of the presidential election in Guyana.
www.cia-on-campus.org /witanek.html   (3133 words)

  
 ABC News: CIA's Harsh Interrogation Techniques Described
According to the sources, when an interrogator wishes to use a particular technique on a prisoner, the policy at the CIA is that each step of the interrogation process must be signed off at the highest level — by the deputy director for operations for the CIA.
The sources said that in that case a young, untrained junior officer caused the death of one detainee at a mud fort dubbed the "salt pit" that is used as a prison.
CIA sources said that in the DOD case, the interrogation was harsh, but did not involve the CIA.
abcnews.go.com /WNT/Investigation/story?id=1322866&page=1   (1731 words)

  
 Central Intelligence Agency - SourceWatch   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Although a CIA Report concluded that Saddam Hussein did not possess stockpiles of illicit weapons at the time of the U.S. invasion in March 2003 and had not begun any program to produce them [17].
In Somalia CIA run covert effort from the agency's station in Nairobi, channeled hundreds of thousands of dollars to secular warlords inside Somalia with the aim, among other things, of capturing or killing a handful of suspected members of Al Qaeda who are believed to be hiding there.
A Dateline video report on the CIA drug trafficking Gary Webb exposed before his death [57].Gary Webb, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter who wrote a series of stories linking the CIA to crack cocaine trafficking in Los Angeles, is dead at age 49.
www.sourcewatch.org /index.php?title=CIA   (2935 words)

  
 UNITED STATES INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY - WHO WE ARE
The CIA is an independent agency, responsible to the President through the DNI, and accountable to the American people through the intelligence oversight committees of the U.S. Congress.
As a separate agency, CIA serves as an independent source of analysis on topics of concern and works closely with the other organizations in the IC to ensure that the intelligence consumer--whether Washington policymaker or battlefield commander--receives the best intelligence possible.
By emphasizing adaptability in intelligence collection, the CIA can tailor its support to key intelligence consumers to help meet their needs as they face the issues of the post-Cold War world.
www.intelligence.gov /1-members_cia.shtml   (444 words)

  
 The Search for the Manchurian Candidate
Without these documents, the best investigative reporting in the world could not have produced a book, and the secrets of CIA mind-control work would have remained buried forever, as the men who knew them had always intended.
Nevertheless, the final result is not the whole story of the CIA's attack on the mind.
I am also grateful to the CIA officials who made what must have been a rather unpleasant decision to release the documents and to those in the Agency who worked on the actual mechanics of release.
www.druglibrary.org /schaffer/lsd/marks.htm   (867 words)

  
 CIA Uses German Bases to Transport Terrorists, Paper Says | Europe | Deutsche Welle | 25.11.2005
While the issue over secret CIA prisons in Europe continues to simmer, new allegations over undisclosed CIA flights transporting suspected terrorists is pushing European officials to demand answers from Washington.
Quoting a high-ranking CIA official in Washington, the newspaper reported that such flights carrying prisoners were still stopping off at the US base at Ramstein.
Most of the flights were alleged to have occurred in 2002 and 2003, but the newspaper reported that such a plane landed at Amsterdam's airport only last week, and that the intelligence agency uses a number of firms to disguise the flights.
www.dw-world.de /dw/article/0,2144,1792376,00.html   (971 words)

  
 CIA-Initiated RV Program at SRI
The CIA dropped out as a major player in the mid-seventies due to pressure on the Agency (unrelated to the RV Program) from the Church-Pike Congressional Committee.
As a result of AIR's assessment, the CIA concluded that a statistically significant effect had been demonstrated in the laboratory, but that there was no case in which ESP had provided data that had ever been used to guide intelligence operations.
While there may have been political and administrative justification for the CIA not to accept the government's in-house program for the operational use of anomalous cognition, this appeared to drive the outcome of the evaluation.
www.biomindsuperpowers.com /Pages/CIA-InitiatedRV.html   (6184 words)

  
 EU parliament report claims 11 governments knew of CIA prisons - USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The draft presented to the EU assembly's special committee investigating alleged CIA kidnappings and prisons in Europe, called on national authorities to launch separate legal probes into claims whether they violated EU human rights laws.
The report also slammed most of the 25 EU governments for lack of cooperation in their probe, which was launched in January and is expected to last until Jan. 2007.
Allegations that CIA agents shipped prisoners through European airports to secret detention centers, including compounds in Eastern Europe, were first reported in November 2005.
www.usatoday.com /news/world/2006-11-28-cia-prisons_x.htm   (490 words)

  
 The Ford Foundation and the CIA: A documented case of philanthropic collaboration with the Secret Police, 12/15/01   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The CIA uses philanthropic foundations as the most effective conduit to channel large sums of money to Agency projects without alerting the recipients to their source.
One of the biggest donations of the FF was to the CIA organized Congress for Cultural Freedom which received $7 million by the early 1960s.
The FF funding of CIA cultural fronts was important in recruiting non-communist intellectuals who were encouraged to attack the Marxist and communist left.
www.ratical.org /ratville/CAH/FordFandCIA.html   (1828 words)

  
 ! Parapsychology in Intelligence: The Rise and Fall of the CIA's Psychic Spies   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A classified history of the CIA's attempts to utilize RV for espionage purposes appeared in Studies in Intelligence, the agency's internal journal on the tricks of the spy trade.
In late 1995, the CIA finally fessed up to its secret involvement in parapsychology projects, and commissioned a report by private analysts to evaluate the merits of the RV method.
Though the CIA seems to have all but abandoned RV in the mid-1970s, various Defense Department offices picked up the technique and examined and employed it much more extensively than the agency had.
www.parascope.com /ds/articles/CIAparapsychology.htm   (1499 words)

  
 Cocaine Importing Agency
This evidence that the CIA engineered a legal exemption from requirements to report drug smuggling suggests not only that the CIA director was well aware of such activity on the part of CIA assets but that he actively sought to keep this information away from public and legal scrutiny.
This link is to "The California Story," Part 1 of a promised 2-part report of the Inspector General of the CIA (who later admitted to Congress that the details in the CIA report suggest the exact opposite of the parts of the "executive summary" leaked to newspapers prior to the full report.
Discusses the history of CIA drug trafficking and the sad state of American "intelligence." Scott is persuasive and eloquent both in his elaboration of CIA involvement in the cocaine trade and his defense of Webb's article.
www.csun.edu /CommunicationStudies/ben/news/cia   (7989 words)

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