Bureau of Intelligence and Research

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Noun1.Bureau of Intelligence and Research - an agency that is the primary source in the State Department for interpretive analyses of global developments and focal point for policy issues and activities of the Intelligence Community
Department of State, DoS, State Department, United States Department of State, State - the federal department in the United States that sets and maintains foreign policies; "the Department of State was created in 1789"
bureau, federal agency, government agency, agency, office, authority - an administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority"
IC, Intelligence Community, National Intelligence Community, United States Intelligence Community - a group of government agencies and organizations that carry out intelligence activities for the United States government; headed by the Director of Central Intelligence
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Such insight may explain why Washington Post Columnist David Ignatius has said, "People should take a careful look at one of Washington's hidden jewels--the State Department's tiny Bureau of Intelligence and Research.
The author is a special assistant in the Bureau of Intelligence and Research.
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