United States Intelligence Community

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Noun1.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
Central Intelligence Agency, CIA - an independent agency of the United States government responsible for collecting and coordinating intelligence and counterintelligence activities abroad in the national interest; headed by the Director of Central Intelligence under the supervision of the President and National Security Council
Department of Energy Intelligence, DOEI - an agency that collects political and economic and technical information about energy matters and makes the Department of Energy's technical and analytical expertise available to other members of the Intelligence Community
FBI, Federal Bureau of Investigation - a federal law enforcement agency that is the principal investigative arm of the Department of Justice
Bureau of Intelligence and Research, INR - 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
Office of Intelligence Support, OIS - agency that oversees the intelligence relationships of the Treasury's offices and bureaus and provides a link between the Intelligence Community and officials responsible for international economic policy
Office of Naval Intelligence, ONI - the military intelligence agency that provides for the intelligence and counterintelligence and investigative and security requirements of the United States Navy
Marine Corps Intelligence Activity, MCIA - an agency of the United States Marine Corps that provides responsive and broad intelligence support for the worldwide Marine Corps organization
AFISR, Air Force Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance, Air Force ISR - an agency focused on ensuring that the United States military attains information superiority; operates worldwide ground sites and an array of airborne reconnaissance and surveillance platforms
intelligence agency, intelligence service, intelligence - a unit responsible for gathering and interpreting information about an enemy
Advanced Research and Development Activity, ARDA - an agency of the Intelligence Community that conducts advanced research and development related to information technology
Defense Intelligence Agency, DIA - an intelligence agency of the United States in the Department of Defense; is responsible for providing intelligence in support of military planning and operations and weapons acquisition
National Reconnaissance Office, NRO - an intelligence agency in the United States Department of Defense that designs and builds and operates space reconnaissance systems to detect trouble spots worldwide and to monitor arms control agreements and environmental issues and to help plan military operations
National Security Agency, NSA - the United States cryptologic organization that coordinates and directs highly specialized activities to protect United States information systems and to produce foreign intelligence information
AI, Army Intelligence - an agency of the United States Army responsible for providing timely and relevant and accurate and synchronized intelligence to tactical and operational and strategic level commanders
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, NGA - a combat support agency that provides geographic intelligence in support of national security
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
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Quoting Australian intelligence sources who had been briefed on U.S. intelligence forecasts, the Sydney Morning Herald reported China was preparing to blockade Kaohsiung, which carries 66% of Taiwan's trade.
If they take place, they will be the first oversight hearings dealing with U.S. intelligence gathering since the Church Committee hearings 25 years ago.
With the full knowledge of U.S. intelligence agencies, Pakistan built six or seven nuclear bombs and threatened to use them in 1990 to deter what seemed like an imminent Indian invasion, Seymour Hersh reported recently in The New Yorker.
Obama promised earlier this year that U.S. intelligence agencies would cease monitoring the communications of allied nations after the Edward Snowden revelations showed that the NSA monitored the private communications of dozens of world leaders.
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CIA officers were meeting Lebanese agents in public in the Metn area and called on the government to act to deal with U.S. intelligence in the same way they deal with collaboration with Israel.
"President Bush last week appointed nine campaign contributors, including three longtime fundraisers, to his Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board, a 16-member panel of individuals from the private sector who advise the president on the quality and effectiveness of U.S. intelligence efforts," reported Newsweek's web edition on November 2.
A retired U.S. intelligence officer who has brokered arms transfers out of Eastern Europe laughed when I asked how difficult it would be for him to arrange an illicit deal--say for a few hundred Russian-made SAMs.
The CIA is one of 13 government agencies, including the FBI, that make up the U.S. intelligence community.
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