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Acronyms appearing in Jack's books
AFI - Air Force Intelligence
AI - Army Intelligence
FBI - Federal Bureau of Investigation
CIA - Central Intelligence Agency. Slang: Christians in Action, Other Government Agency or OGA
CIFA - Counterintelligence Field Activity (DoD). Much controversy surrounds this unit, particularly in light of its proposed merger with the Defense Security Service (DSS), which would create what amounts to Secret Police.
CSS - Central Security Service
CT - Counterterrorism Office (State Department)
DCIA - Director of Central Intelligence Agency
DS (DIPSEC) - Bureau of Diplomatic Security (State Department)
DIA - Defense Intelligence Agency
DoE - Department of Energy
DoT - Department of Treasury
G-2 - officer's rank in the military intelligence (related: J-2, S-2)
INR - Bureau of Intelligence & Research (State Department)
MI - military intelligence, officers are trained at Fort Huachucha, Arizona
NCS - National Clandestine Service - new, HUMINT agency.
NGA - National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency - these are the folks who watch you from the skies.
NI - Navy Intelligence
NIC - National Intelligence Council, reports to DCI
NIMA - National Imagery and Mapping Agency
NRO - National Reconnaissance Office
NSA - National Security Agency (UKUSA Alliance member). The officers often refer to it as "Never Say Anything". Others call it "No Such Agency".
NSC - National Security Council. Executive body overseeing national security issues, chaired by the POTUS
OSP - Office of Special Plans
SAD - Special Activities Division (CIA)
SOC - Special Operations Command (CIA)
SSB - Strategic Support Branch (DoD) Pentagon's humint espionage branch responsible directly to the Secretary. Created to free DoD from relying on the CIA. Free of Congressional oversight. Rogue. Hires mercenaries for covert ops.
USSS - United States Secret Service
WHISC or WHINSEC - Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation. Formerly: School of the Americas (SOA) - This is where the US trains terrorists / assassins who aide puppet governments of Central and South Americas.
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ABW - Agencja Bezpieczenstwa Wewnetrznego - Internal Security Agency
AW - Agencja Wywiadu - Foreign Intelligence Agency
BOR - Biuro Ochrony Rzadu - Polish Secret Service
FBS - Federalne Biuro Sledcze - Federal Bureau of Investigation, fairly new agency loosely modeled on the FBI
GROM - elite special forces / counter-terrorist unit
Kiejkuty Stare - training camp for spies
Komisja Senacka do spraw Sluzb Specjalnych - State Senate committee on intelligence and security agencies
NJW - Nadwislanskie Jednostki Wojskowe - Military unit under the Ministry of Interior (rather than Defense) with policing powers.
SB - Sluzba Bezpieczenstwa - Internal Security and Counter-Intelligence agency during communist times (renamed 'UOP' after the fall of communism and staffed with the same officers)
Solidarnosc - Solidarity - The Union Movement that toppled the Communist government of Poland
Solidarnosc Walczaca - The fighting arm of the Solidarity
UB - Urzad Bezpieczenstwa - Intelligence Service during the communist time - staffed and modeled on the KGB
UOP - Urzad Ochrony Panstwa - Intelligence Agency - successor (simply renamed) to the notorious and feared SB. In 2002 split into two agencies: AW and ABW
URM - Urzad Rady Ministrow - The Council of Ministers
WSI - Wojskowe Sluuby Informacyjne - Military Intelligence Services
WIR - Wspolnota Informacyjna Rzadu - Government Intelligence Community
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