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Soviet Society in the 1980S : Problems and Prospects

By: Central Intelegence Agent

Excerpt: Both western observers and Soviet officials recognize that the Soviet union now faces a wide array of social economic and political ills including a general social malaise ethnic tensions consumer frustrations and political dissent precisely how these internal problems will ultimately challenge and affect the regime however is open to debacle and consider able uncertainly some observers believe that the regime will have little trouble coping with the negative mood among the populace.

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The Development of Soviet Military Power : Trends Since 1965 and P...

By: Central Intelegence Agent

Excerpt: The Soviet military effort under Brezhnev for more than tow decades, the USSR has been engaged in a major buildup of its military forces. In the Khrushchev era the emphasis was on strategic nuclear programs, but since Brezhnev came to power in 1964 there has been an across the board expansion and modernization of all the Soviet forces.

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Summary of Conclusions : Relating to Soviet Nuclear War Doctrine

By: Central Intelegence Agent

Excerpt: Four principal questions relating to Soviet nuclear war doctrine are treated in this paper. The conclusions of the paper on these and a number of subordinate questions are summarized below.

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Key Judgments : Soviet Laser Chmistry Research and Applications

By: Central Intelegence Agent

Excerpt: Since the early 1960s the Soviets have pioneered the field of laser chemistry in which a laser is used to influence or direct a chemical reaction.

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Soviet Quest for Supercomputing Capabilities

By: Central Intelegence Agent

Excerpt: Soviet development of supercomputers required for large-scale scientific computing (LSSC)--lags that of the united states by about 10 years. Through the year 2000, Soviet LSSC is virtually certain to remain at least five and probably 10 to 15 years behind the west. At present we believe that the Soviets have no machines in the true supercomputer class.

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The Flat Twin Abm Radar : Not as Capable as Previously Believed

By: Central Intelegence Agent

Excerpt: New analysis of the Soviet flat twin ballistic missile defense radar shows that it is not as capable as previously believed.

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The Krasnoyarsk Radar : Closing the Final Gap in Coverage for Ball...

By: Central Intelegence Agent

Excerpt: The large phased-array-radar (LPAR) located near Krasnoyarsk USSR has been an ABM treaty issue since it was first detected in july1983 because of its inland rather than ?

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Us Stealth Programs and Technology : Soviet Exploration of the Wes...

By: Central Intelegence Agent
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Standard Time Zones of the World

By: Central Intelegence Agent

Excerpt: STANDARD TIME ZONES OF THE WORLD

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Dci Exceptional Intelligence Analyst Program : An Intelligence Mon...

By: Amy O?Neill Richard

Excerpt: Introduction Trafficking of women and children for the sex industry and for labor is prevalent in all regions of the United States. An estimated 45,000 to 50,000 women and children are trafficked annually to the United States, primarily by small crime rings and loosely connected criminal networks. The trafficked victims have traditionally come from Southeast Asia and Latin America; however, increasingly they are coming from the New Independent States and Central...

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The Cia and the U2 Program, 1954-1974

By: Central Intelegence Agent

Excerpt: This History Staff Monograph offers a comprehensive and authoritative history of the CIA'S manned overhead reconnaissance program, which from 1954 to 1974 developed and operated two extraordinary aircraft, the U-2 and the A- 12 OXCART It describes not only the program's technological and bureaucratic aspects, but also its political and international context. The manned reconnaissance program, along with other overhead systems that emerged from it, changed the CI...

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Studies in Intelligence

By: Sheryl Robinson

Excerpt: The Gulf War From Tel Aviv; Okay, I should have known better. It had been almost 10 years since the last war, and Israel goes to war about every 10 years. Somehow I did not believe the rules applied to me. Even the first night, awakened by sirens, my principal emotion was surprise. The Persian Gulf war began the night of 17 January 1991. Tel Aviv Bureau of the Foreign Broadcast Information Service had just switched to around-the-clock operations, and my shift en...

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Studies in Intelligence

By: James A. Barry

Excerpt: Bridging the Intelligence-Policy Divide; Intelligence failure is a frequent topic of discussion in news media and academic journals. The focus usually is on a failure of the Intelligence Community to predict events abroad-a dramatic development like the overthrow of the Shah of Iran or a longer term trend like the collapse of Communism. Observers also criticize policymakers who fail to heed intelligence warnings, as in the Vietnam war or US involvement in Lebano...

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Strategic Investment Plan for Intelligence Community Analysis

By: Central Intelegence Agent

Excerpt: Note; This document, for the first time, lays out a ten-year Strategic Investment Plan for Intelligence Community Analysis (SIP). It outlines the goals and future requirements for the 11 agencies of the National Intelligence Production Board (NIPB) and the implementing actions?budgetary, procedural, and policy?that are needed to build and maintain the Intelligence Community?s core analytic capabilities. It specifies deliverables beginning in FY 2001. The NIPB, c...

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United States (Map)

By: Central Intelegence Agent

Excerpt: State capital Scale 1:27,000,000 Albers Equal-Area Projection standard parallels 28§30'N and 45§30'N

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