USIA


Also found in: Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Wikipedia.

USIA

abbr.
United States Information Agency

USIA

or U.S.I.A.,

United States Information Agency.
References in periodicals archive ?
She joined USIA in 1974, served in Lebanon, and then worked as a consular officer in Kuwait, Laos, Cambodia, Trinidad and Tobago and Saudi Arabia, where she was consul general in Riyadh.
He was a military intelligence officer during World War II, and joined USIA in 1950.
Other definitions, such as a 1997 definition by USIA go beyond a foreign policy objective to include U.
The exchange of persons program conducted by IIA remained in the Department of State, but USIA administered the program overseas.
Gienow-Hecht, presenta un balance positivo de los esfuerzos de la diplomacia publica estadounidense y concluye de manera convincente que, a pesar de las imperfecciones de la USIA, esta fue creada "como un instrumento para reforzar la politica exterior americana haciendo uso de las herramientas de informacion" y "debe juzgarsela sobre la base de si hizo lo suficiente para allanar el camino de las diferentes actuaciones que los Estados Unidos creian necesarias .
In 1999, USIA was dissolved and its public diplomacy authorities were transferred back to the Department of State.
Cull makes a persuasive case that the role of the USIA and of public diplomacy more generally in American policy during the Cold War has been badly underestimated by historians and, indeed, woefully neglected.
It was perfectly located for USIA, just 200 ft from the harbour and ships that brought molasses from Cuba, and near the railroad tracks that would move the molasses from storage.
Each of the five core elements of public diplomacy--the influence of the USIA's advice and data on US foreign policy, the mobilization of the USIA in the direct advancement of US foreign policy goals, cultural diplomacy, exchange diplomacy, and international broadcasting--are addressed.
Yoichi Okamoto, chosen by Johnson as his personal photographer, also worked for USIA.