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30 Seconds to Know

The U.S. intelligence community - who's who

30 Seconds to Know: Dafna Linzer, managing editor at, explains the differences between the various intelligence agencies of the United States, including the FBI, CIA, and NSA. There are 16 agencies in total with separate budgets, resources, and missions.


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