Central Intelligence Machinery


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Noun1.Central Intelligence Machinery - the United Kingdom's central unit for the tasking and coordination and funding of intelligence and security agencies
international intelligence agency - an intelligence agency outside the United States
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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Indian government is pursuing a well-coordinated and multi-pronged approach to tackle espionage activities including strengthening of border management to check illegal cross border activities, strengthening of state and central intelligence machinery and upgrade of police and security forces with advanced sophisticated weapons and communication system, he added.
Thirdly, the overall lack of intelligence coordination (until July 1990) revealed throughout these episodes raises questions about the functioning of Britain's central intelligence machinery, namely the Joint Intelligence Committee.
The last major review of the JIC and the central intelligence machinery occurred in the aftermath of the Falklands War when a committee of Privy Counsellors under the chairmanship of Lord Franks was appointed to review the circumstances which led to the Argentinian invasion of the islands.

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