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What does CIA stand for?

CIA stands for Central Intelligence Agency (US government)

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Gates, former director of the Central Intelligence Agency, is known for being a dose persona[ friend of the first President Bush and for his record in public service.
Four-star Air Force General Michael Hayden, a 30-year intelligence veteran who headed the Bush administration's warrantless domestic surveillance program, was tapped by the president on May 8 to head the Central Intelligence Agency.