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 Central Intelligence Agency - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Office of the General Counsel[10]advises the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency on all legal matters relating to his role as CIA director and is the principal source of legal counsel for the CIA.
In 1949, the Central Intelligence Agency Act (also called "Public Law 110") was passed, permitting the agency to use confidential, fiscal, and administrative procedures and exempting it from many of the usual limitations on the use of federal funds.
This was the apparent culmination of a years old turf war regarding influence, philosophy and budget between the Defense Intelligence Agency of The Pentagon and the Central Intelligence Agency.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Central_Intelligence_Agency   (7098 words)

 Central Intelligence Agency
The history of the CIA and Cuba is storied and well-known, involving repeated attempts to assassinate Fidel Castro and the Bay of Pigs fiasco, in which the agency guided John F. Kennedy to a spectacularly failed attempt to overthrow the Castro regime.
While intelligence agencies like the KGB and Israel's Mossad have often employed appalling tactics to further their goals, the CIA has earned itself a special distinction for using most of the same appalling tactics much less effectively.
Prior to World War II, U.S. intelligence operations were informally conducted under the auspices of various military and law enforcement agencies.
www.rotten.com /library/conspiracy/cia   (2189 words)

 Central Intelligence Agency on Encyclopedia.com
One result of the intelligence failures relating to Sept., 2001, and Iraq was the reorganization of 2004, which demoted the director of the CIA and made the CIA one of several agencies overseen by the new position of director of national intelligence.
Under the U.S. intelligence agency reorganization enacted in 2004, the CIA reports to the independent director of national intelligence, who is responsible for coordinating the work and budgets of all 15 U.S. intelligence agencies.
The CIA was given (1949) special powers under the Central Intelligence Act: The CIA director may spend agency funds without accounting for them; the size of its staff is secret; and employees, exempt from civil service procedures, may be hired, investigated, or dismissed as the CIA sees fit.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/C/CentrI1A1.asp   (712 words)

 CIA: History
The gathering of intelligence, with all that is implied in that general term, is the lifeblood of the agency.
A: In 1972, largely as a result of the investigations into military intelligence activities in the United States, the Defense Department destroyed all of the military intelligence files that they had about American citizens and things in the United States, which was shocking from the point of view of the committee.
The CIA appear to have been not cooperative, to have put out false photographs of Oswald, to have claimed they had no photographs of Oswald, there were many cases where they seem to have tried to cover their tracks,.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /2WWcia.htm   (9290 words)

 The Central Intelligence Agency
The Agency needs managers who are skilled, savvy, and decisive, who understand not only the craft of espionage, but the broader environment in which they operate, including how their work supports the mission of the Agency as well as complements other activities of the Government.
Intelligence from CIA sources has contributed to the identification and capture of a number of major terrorists.
CIA's intelligence analysis also has come under occasional criticism, for example, for failing to predict the Iranian revolution, the breakup of the Soviet Union, and the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait.
www.fas.org /irp/offdocs/int010.html   (4504 words)

 National Intelligence Service (South Korea) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The original duties of the KCIA were to "supervise and coordinate both international and domestic intelligence activities and criminal investigation by all government intelligence agencies, including that of the military." The agency's broad powers allowed it to actively intervene in South Korean politics, suppressing dissenting figures and manipulating leading politicians.
The anti-communist bureau of the agency was slated to be eliminated, and many domestic intelligence and surveillance activities were either abandoned or transferred to national police forces.
The KCIA was heavily involved in drafting the South Korean constitution, dominating the country's political life, and acting as a political fundraiser.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Agency_for_National_Security_Planning   (1753 words)

 CollegeRecruiter.com : Careers
Categories: Federal Government The Central Intelligence Agencys Directorate of Intelligence (DI) is recruiting leadership analysts for Africa, South and Central Asia, and the Middle East.
Categories: Federal Government The Central Intelligence Agencys Directorate of Intelligence has openings for military analysts to address foreign military developments at the operational and strategic levels and to produce written and oral analysis for key military and civilian policy-makers worldwide.
Categories: Federal Government The Central Intelligence Agency seeks to fill a number of full-time Open Source Officer (OSO) positions.
jobs.collegerecruiter.com /JS/General/CompanySpot.asp?id=376440&src=PRT   (2494 words)

 Central Intelligence Agency (Harpers.org)
The CIA celebrated the 40th anniversary of its Directorate of Science and Technology by exhibiting such devices as a mechanical dragonfly listening device and a 24-inch-long artificial catfish; the exhibit was not open to the public.
The Bush Administration proposed giving the Central Intelligence Agency and the Pentagon the power to issue "administrative subpoenas" for personal and financial information on American citizens without court approval.
This is Central Intelligence Agency, a United States bureaucracy.
www.harpers.org /CIA.html   (3158 words)

 Central Intelligence Agency
If you receive unsolicited e-mail appearing to be from the CIA...
www.cia.gov   (70 words)

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 Central Intelligence Agency (washingtonpost.com)
No one at the CIA will take the new director seriously until after the election, but John McLaughlin will no longer be in charge.
Can you please explain further your position why you do not feel it is appropriate that the President nominate anyone for CIA Director at this time?
Admiral Stansfield Turner, former director of the Central Intelligence Agency, was online to discuss the decision and the agency.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/articles/A54483-2004Aug10.html   (2204 words)

 Asia Times
During the campaign, Jang Se-dong, a former director of the Korean Central Intelligence Agency (KCIA) in the early 1980s when he was allegedly in charge of the infamous Gwangju massacre, pulled out of the race for personal reasons.
Age has been a matter of great importance in South Korean politics, and in Korean society in general, as both the social and the political culture still deeply cherish Confucian values, in which younger people are often regarded to be disrespectful if they challenge their elders.
To Koreans, therefore, Roh's ability to implement seemingly bold and assertive policy was not a matter of concern.
www.atimes.com /atimes/Korea/DL24Dg01.html   (1546 words)

 Central Intelligence Agency - Wikimedia Commons
CIA seal on the floor of the CIA headquarters
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commons.wikimedia.org /wiki/Central_Intelligence_Agency   (34 words)

 CNN.com - Timeline: Tensions on the Korean Peninsula - Aug. 20, 2003
October 1979: Park is assassinated by the head of the Korean Central Intelligence Agency.
December 2000: South Korean President Kim Dae-jung is presented with the Nobel Peace Prize in recognition of his efforts to establish relations with Communist North Korea.
13 South Korean soldiers and civilians and 24 North Korean commandos are killed in the massive manhunt that ensues.
edition.cnn.com /2003/WORLD/asiapcf/east/02/14/korea.timeline   (942 words)

 MSN Encarta - South Korea
In June 2000 Kim and North Korean leader Kim Jong Il held talks in P’yŏngyang, the North Korean capital, and agreed in principle to promote reconciliation and economic cooperation between the two countries.
In the presidential elections of December 1992, South Koreans elected Kim Young Sam, a former political dissident who had merged his opposition party into the DLP in 1990.
In 1997 the South Korean government was rocked by further scandals, this time involving fraudulent loans, which resulted in a cabinet reshuffle.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761562354_11/South_Korea.html   (2266 words)

 Central Intelligence Agency --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The landscape of Central Europe rises from the flatlands along the Baltic coast to the glacial peaks of the Alps.
Intelligence is conducted on three levels: strategic (sometimes called national), tactical, and counterintelligence.
Previous U.S. intelligence and counterintelligence efforts had been conducted by the military and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and suffered from duplication, competition, and...
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9022080?tocId=9022080&ref=news0904   (784 words)

 FrontPage magazine.com :: Korean Spies for Kerry? by Lt. Col. Gordon Cucullu
An AP news report in late September noted that an agent employed by South Korea’s National Intelligence Service (formerly the Korean Central Intelligence Agency) who was serving as a consular official in Los Angeles, had met with fundraisers John Kerry’s campaign.
This intelligence agent, Chung Byung-man, previously served in Atlanta where he came into contact with an American, Rick Yi, described as a “former military attaché” who had worked in the Clinton White House.
As a consequence, the South Koreans are in odd agreement with North Korea: both are working hard to see that George W. Bush is defeated for re-election in November.
www.frontpagemag.com /Articles/ReadArticle.asp?ID=15742   (1657 words)

 MSN Encarta - Related Items - Park Chung Hee
The major event in Korea this year was the fatal shooting of South Korean President Park Chung Hee in late October by the chief of the Korean Central Intelligence Agency (KCIA).
Martial law was then declared, and Premier Choi Kyu Hah was named acting president.
encarta.msn.com /related_761551547_1/assassination.html   (54 words)

 South Korea - Political Extremism and Political Violence
The Korean Central Intelligence Agency (KCIA) also used various means, including physical threats, to intimidate South Korean journalists in the United States.
The former martial law commander for the region told a National Assembly committee in 1988 that civilian protests were not violent enough at the beginning to justify the use of elite forces and that army brutality aggravated the situation.
Many South Korean commentators interpreted the outcome of the 1989 campus elections as a renunciation of violent methods or as a turn away from radical student activism.
countrystudies.us /south-korea/71.htm   (1133 words)

 Korea, South SOUTH KOREA UNDER PARK CHUNG HEE, 1961-79 - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International Agreements, Population, Social Statistics, Political System
The Korean Central Intelligence Agency (KCIA) was created in June 1961 to prevent a countercoup and to suppress all potential enemies.
The KCIA under Kim Chong-p'il was involved in a number of scandals that considerably tarnished the junta's image.
The KCIA extended its power to economic and foreign affairs under its first director, Colonel (retired) Kim Chong-p'il, a relative of Park, and one of the original planners of the coup against Chang.
workmall.com /wfb2001/korea_south/korea_south_history_south_korea_under_park_chung_hee_1961_79.html   (312 words)

 BBC News Despatches South Korean intelligence shake-up
Under its previous name, the Korean Central Intelligence Agency, or KCIA, it even kidnapped and tried to kill the man who is now South Korean President, Kim Dae-Jung.
The organisation, called the Agency for National Security Planning, is also to change its name as part of an attempt to improve its image.
As part of the purge, hundreds of staff are expected to be sacked, especially those connected with the son of the former President.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/despatches/69154.stm   (313 words)

 UPI Intelligence Watch - (United Press International)
South Korea's Monthly Chosun magazine reports that former Korean Central Intelligence Agency (KCIA) Director Kim Hyung-wook was murdered in Paris in 1979 by a local crime syndicate.
Several former high-ranking KCIA officials said the agent in question returned to Korea two days after Kim's murder: French intelligence only suspected what had happened but did not have enough to pursue an active investigation.
Kim was killed after the KCIA attempted unsuccessfully to stop publication of the memoirs to prevent revelations that could embarrass key South Korean figures.
www.washtimes.com /upi-breaking/20050223-013356-5182r.htm   (1069 words)

 Iowa MFSA Matthews Article
Three members of the Iowa Chapter of MFSA were honored recently by an agency of the Korean Government for their past efforts toward the promotion of democracy in Korea.
The scrutiny included daily visits and monitoring by the various agencies, interrogations, telephone taps, mail inspection, pressure on friends and acquaintances, limits on length of residence stay and, in the case of the Basingers, refusal to renew residence permits so they were forced to leave the country.
Because one of the primary functions of the Korean Democracy Foundation is to archive the struggle for democracy in Korea, participants in the events were asked to provide documents they had accumulated which were related to the struggle.
www.gbgm-umc.org /iamfsa/Koreaarticle.htm   (1429 words)

 SOUTH KOREA: Seven activists detained and charged with violating the National Security Law
According to a recent survey, 78.2 percent of South Korean citizens are in favour of mitigating or repealing the law.
Kang Jeong-goo, who teaches at Dongkuk University in Seoul, was charged for praising the late North Korean president, Kim Il-sung, and the national defence commission chairman, Kim Jong-il, during this event (a charge under Article 7 of the NSL).
That is why the abolition of the NSL has always been at the top of the list of demands in the country’s long journey for democratisation and the reunification of Korea.
www.ahrchk.net /ua/mainfile.php/2001/160   (1052 words)

 Chun Doo Hwan --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
When South Korean President Kim Young Sam assumed office on Feb. 25, 1993, no one was quite prepared for the whirlwind of anticorruption activity that dominated his first year in office.
Korean soldier and politician who was president of South Korea from 1980 to 1988.
17, 1994, Hawaii), was the commander of South Korean troops during some of the most intense fighting with North Korean and Chinese forces during the Korean War (1950-53), and he was hailed as a national hero for his brilliant tactical skills.
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-9319668?tocId=9319668   (566 words)

 Dark Side of the Moon Spring 2000 -- Volume 38 No. 2
The U.S. CIA was the agency primarily responsible for the founding of the KCIA.
Moon, who is Korean, and his two Japanese buddies, Sasakawa and Kodama, first joined together in the 1960s to form the Asian People’s Anti-Communist League with the aid of KCIA agents, alleged Japanese organized crime money and financial support from Chinese Generalissimo Chiang Kai-Shek.
The Fraser report noted that Moon was paid by the KCIA to stage demonstrations at the United Nations and run pro-South Korean propaganda campaigns.
www.americanatheist.org /spr00/T2/fitrakis.html   (1619 words)

 Korean Statistics, Demographics, Education -- Page 12
The Park regime ended with his assassination by the head of the Korean Central Intelligence Agency in 1979.
Chinese troops aided North Korea during the Korean War, but North Korea tried to disassociate itself from the dispute between China and the USSR during the 1960s; in 1966, North Korea declared its political independence.
In 1968 tensions increased when the crew of the U.S. ship Pueblo were held and charged with spying, but neither Moscow nor Beijing intervened.
www.paulnoll.com /China/Asia-Stats/Asia-Korea-stats-12.html   (538 words)

 Encyclopedia: Korean Central Intelligence Agency
It was later renamed to the Korean Central Intelligence Agency, and then to the current name, National Intelligence Service "NIS".
The Agency for National Security Planning (also referred to as ANSP or KCIA) is the chief intelligence bureau of the Republic of Korea.
The ANSP was founded by the U.S. Army's Counter Intelligence Corps, as the Korean Counter Intelligence Corps, or KCIC.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Korean-Central-Intelligence-Agency   (117 words)

 Khaleej Times Online
Kim Hyung-Wook, who served as the chief of the Korean Central Intelligence Agency (KCIA) from 1963 to 1969, was a one-time favorite and confidant of Park Chung-Hee, South Korea’s president who took power in a military coup.
The KCIA, which has since changed its name to the National Intelligence Agency, was at the time headed by Kim Jae-Kyu, who was himself arrested and executed for the assassination of president Park only a few weeks after the mysterious disappearance of the former spy chief.
According to an unidentified intelligence officer quoted by a South Korean newspaper, the former spy chief was murdered by a French hitman hired by the South Korean government.
www.khaleejtimes.com /displayArticle.asp?col=§ion=theworld&xfile=data/theworld/2005/February/theworld_February494.xml   (667 words)

 Decades ago, South Korea ran a commando-style soccer team to fight North Korea
In Seoul, leaders of the Korean Central Intelligence Agency, which was notorious for torturing political dissidents, decided they had to respond.
The commando-style squad, which formed the backbone of the South Korean national team, was dubbed Yangji, or "sunlit land," after the KCIA motto: "We work in the dark to protect the sunlit land." Every win on the field was to translate into a propaganda victory of South over North.
For three years, the players were sequestered in a KCIA compound for grueling training on one of the few grass fields then available in South Korea.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/news/archive/2004/02/15/international1231EST0450.DTL   (834 words)

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