What is the CIA? What exactly do they do?

I really don't know anything about what the CIA is but my uncle said it is a good job and a smart girl like me should consider it but I don't know anything about the CIA. I only know they are agents going around the world or in our country spying and doing several jobs under the supervision of the president. I want to know what EXACTLY do they do though and anyone be specific?

Asked By: Rachelle - 8/6/2007
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I could tell you, but I would have to kill you... More
Answered By: Sterling J - 8/6/2007
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Answered By: Amanda - 8/6/2007
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Answered By: ndgbill - 8/6/2007
CIA. the central intelligence agency... More
Answered By: ´¨`*•.¸¸.•*´¨`*♥ - 8/6/2007
Basically, they usually pose as consultants or something innocent looking in another country, and they gather information about the state and sentiments of the people in that country. They do counter-espionage and try to detect foreign spies, they analyze data indicating drug or weapon movements. Sometimes they try... More
Answered By: Pfo - 8/6/2007
They spy on any nation they can get into (which isn't necessarily a bad thing), but will also keep tabs on US citizens (yes, it was the NSA more recently, but what makes you think the CIA isn't... More
Answered By: Agarwaen - 8/6/2007
Rachelle... More
Answered By: Gerry D - 8/6/2007
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