Keeping Good Company: A Critical View of the CIA Page: 3
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which wants to keep a very private profile. This organization is
the Central Intelligence Agency. Most of their business is
highly secretive and thus they do not care for much public
attention. Although most people think of the CIA as a very
compact agency, consisting only of undercover agents, or "spies,"
it is really very diverse. There are many different branches
with a multitude of subdivisions under each main branch. The
CIA, also known as the "company," has only a part of it devoted
solely to espionage. Instead there are many phases and processes
that information goes through. To start, the agency or agent
must have some sort of plan or directive. They cannot just go
out and find information. There should be a need for something
and then a plan should be set up. Then of course there is the
part of collection where the agent goes after his target and
completes the mission. After this is accomplished, he then can
analyze the data collected, or have others do it. This
information is also sifted through to find out what is true or
not, or thought to be true or not. Then finally they must decide
Here’s what’s next.
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Graham, Stacy. Keeping Good Company: A Critical View of the CIA, thesis or dissertation, Spring 1990; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc146412/m1/3/: accessed February 17, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Honors College.