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CIA Aug 17
Shaking hands in Japan is less widespread than in other countries. Bowing is much more common.
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CIA Aug 16
CIA has partnered with , the longest-standing Latino professional organization, since 2011 to educate the Latino community on the Agency’s mission and to engage with students for mission-critical talent acquisition.
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CIA Aug 15
Are you fluent in Arabic? A US citizen with a 4-year degree? Flourish as a Language Officer in the CIA’s Directorate of Operations. Provide translations, interpretations, and cultural understanding that will make a difference in keeping the nation safe.
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CIA Aug 15
The host often gives the first toast at Greek meals, but an honored guest should return the favor later on in the evening.
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CIA Aug 14
CIA hosted award-winning director, producer, and actor Peter Berg at our Headquarters recently for a discussion with analysts and multimedia production officers about visual story-telling best practices. Intelligence work demands , after all!
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CIA Aug 14
We proudly accepted the National Black MBA Association- DC Chapter's Corporate Partner of the Year Award, which recognizes the corporation that has made the greatest gains in promoting equal opportunities for qualified minority professionals.
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CIA Aug 13
In honor of , we’re digging out this shovel used by then-President (and famous lefty) Ronald Reagan at the New Headquarters groundbreaking ceremony on 24 May 1984.
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CIA Aug 13
While eating in Denmark, it is customary to keep one's hands visible even when resting. So, wrists are often laid on the table.
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CIA Aug 12
In Cambodia, traditional greetings consist of a bow combined with a bringing of the hands together at the chest. The more respect intended, the lower the bow and the higher the placement of the hands.
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CIA Aug 6
Nothing is as it seems! This coin may appear to be an Eisenhower silver dollar, but it is really a concealment device, which was used to hide messages or film so they could be sent secretly.
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CIA Aug 1
Travel fact: Cleanliness is a source of pride in Belgium, where people can be seen washing the pavement in front of their house or sweeping the street.
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CIA Aug 1
That time CIA placed an order for 50 "shark screens." And yes, we got the warranty.
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CIA Jul 31
Travel Fact: While some Austrian men will kiss the hand of a female as a greeting, it would be improper for a foreigner to kiss the hands of Austrian females.
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CIA Jul 31
Know someone who likes to - old school? Help them lighten the load; the World Factbook’s new Travel Facts are available for every country on your mobile devices. Travel smarter. Travel like a CIA officer!
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CIA Jul 31
Want to see the impact of innovation? Around the world, CIA’s Directorate of Science & Technology professionals meet requirements for clandestine collection, conduct audio and video surveillance, and provide secure communications for CIA assets.
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CIA Jul 30
This painting depicts an OSS Detachment 101 guerrilla operation in July 1944, staged to disrupt Japanese supply and reinforcement routes in Burma. These operations ultimately resulted in the defeat of Japanese forces in northern Burma.
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CIA Jul 29
This "shark knife" belonged to a member of the OSS Maritime Unit II, responsible for clandestine ferrying and coastal sabotage along the Arakan Coast of Burma from 1943-1945. Although it was never used to fend off an actual shark, it did open many an oyster.
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CIA Jul 26
Do you thrive when faced with challenging situations? Can you make reasoned decisions under high pressure and time constraints? Are you self-reliant, confident, and adaptable? A job in the Directorate of Operations might be the right fit for you.
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CIA Jul 23
Office of Strategic Services Director William “Wild Bill” Donovan used this canteen during World War I.
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