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    March 2015

    March 27, 2015 - Updated Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments with updated entries for Afghanistan; Barbados; Cameroon; Croatia; Dominica; Egypt; Greece; Grenada; Holy See (Vatican City); Korea, South; Madagascar; Maldives; Mexico; Pakistan; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Sweden; Tajikistan; Thailand; Turkey; Vanuatu; and Venezuela. Changes reflect updates in leadership, positions, or the spelling of officials’ names in the country listings during the period March 7 – 23, 2015.

    March 24, 2015 – CIA Artifact of the Week: U-2 Pressure Suit and Helmet

    March 17, 2015 – CIA Artifact of the Week: Radio Receiver Concealment

    March 13, 2015 - Remarks by Central Intelligence Agency Director John O. Brennan as prepared for delivery at the Council on Foreign Relations

    March 13, 2015 - Director Brennan Speaks at the Council on Foreign Relations- Live Stream

    March 11, 2015 - Remembering CIA’s Heroes: Jacqueline K. Van Landingham

    March 11, 2015 - Updated Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments with updated entries for Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Cook Islands, Ecuador, Jordan, Moldova, Niger, Romania, Uruguay. Changes reflect updates in leadership, positions, or the spelling of officials’ names in the country listings during the period February 27 – March 6, 2015.

    March 10, 2015 – CIA Artifact of the Week: Ambush in Manchuria

    March 6, 2015 - Unclassified Version of March 6, 2015 Message to the Workforce from CIA Director John Brennan: Our Agency’s Blueprint for the Future

    March 3, 2015 - “Spy Girl” Betty McIntosh Turns 100 Years Old

    March 3, 2015 - CIA Hosts Renowned Former OSS & CIA Officer for Her 100th Birthday as Agency Marks Women's History Month

    March 3, 2015 – CIA Artifact of the Week: Caltrop (Tire Spike)

    February 2015

    February 25, 2015 - CORONA: Declassified

    February 24, 2015 - Updated Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments with updated entries Afghanistan, Bolivia, Greece, Haiti, Italy, Kyrgyzstan, Mauritius, Mozambique, Nigeria, Paraguay, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Sweden, Solomon Islands, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Uzbekistan, Zambia. Changes reflect updates in leadership, positions, or the spelling of officials’ names in the country listings during the period January 28 – February 18, 2015.

    February 24, 2015 – CIA Artifact of the Week: Gap-Jumping Antenna

    February 17, 2015 – CIA Artifact of the Week: Concealed Compass

    February 10, 2015 – CIA Artifact of the Week: Civil Air Transport Wicker Basket

    February 9, 2015 – David S. Cohen sworn in as CIA Deputy Director

    February 5, 2015 – The Intrepid Life of Sir William Stephenson

    February 3, 2015 – CIA Artifact of the Week: Peacekeeper

    January 2015

    January 30, 2015 - CIA and Panda Diplomacy

    January 29, 2015 - Updated Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments with updated entries for Armenia; Australia; Barbados; Brazil; Burkina Faso; Central African Republic; Cuba–NDE; Gambia, The; Grenada; Hungary; Iceland; Kyrgyzstan; Liberia; Maldives; Mauritania; Mauritius; Pakistan; Qatar; Serbia; Singapore; Solomon Islands; South Sudan; Sri Lanka; Sudan; Switzerland; Tajikistan; Tonga; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan; Venezuela; Yemen; and Zambia. Changes reflect updates in leadership, positions, or the spelling of officials’ names in the country listings during the period January 14 - 27, 2015.

    January 27, 2015CIA Artifact of the Week: Seven Days in the Arctic

    January 23, 2015 – Cloak and Dagger: The Unexpected Beginnings of CIA

    January 23, 2015 - Updated Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments with updated entries for Antigua and Barbuda; Argentina; Chile; Gambia, The; Honduras; India; Indonesia; Mali; Paraguay; Romania; Sri Lanka; Tunisia; and Uzbekistan. Changes reflect updates in leadership, positions, or the spelling of officials’ names in the country listings during the period January 6 - 13, 2015.

    January 21, 2015 – The Death of CIA Founding Member and Hero, Joe Procaccino

    January 20, 2015CIA Artifact of the Week: Office of Strategic Services Escape & Evasion Knife

    January 14, 2015 – Statements on Agency Accountability Board Findings Regarding CIA Computer Network Issue

    January 13, 2015Studies in Intelligence Vol. 58 No.4 now available on CIA.gov

    January 13, 2015CIA Artifact of the Week: William J. Donovan’s Metal Match Case

    January 9, 2015 – CIA Welcomes New Deputy Director

    January 9, 2015 – CIA and Technology: An Interview with DS&T’s Chief Technology Officer

    January 8, 2015 – Statement to Employees by CIA Director John Brennan on the Selection of Lieutenant General John F. Mulholland Jr. as Associate Director for Military Affairs (January 7, 2015)

    January 7, 2015 – Updated Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments with updated entries for Brazil, Chad, Estonia, Greece, Iceland, India, Japan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Mexico, Mongolia, Somalia, Tunisia, Venezuela. Changes reflect updates in leadership, positions, or the spelling of officials’ names in the country listings during the period December 23, 2014 – January 5, 2015.

    January 6, 2015 – CIA Artifact of the Week: Continental Air Service's Pilatus Turbo Porter Landing Up Country in Laos, 1969

    December 2014

    December 30, 2014 - Khowst - 5 Years Later

    December 30, 2014 - CIA Artifact of the Week: Stereoscope and Case

    December 24, 2014 – Updated Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments with updated entries for Angola, Belgium, Comoros, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Mauritius, Mexico, Pakistan, Sao Tome and Principe, and Zimbabwe. Changes reflect updates in leadership, positions, or the spelling of officials’ names in the country listings during the period December 16 - 22, 2014.

    December 23, 2014 - CIA Artifact of the Week: Mine Probing Tool

    December 19, 2014 - Remembering CIA’s Heroes: Matthew Kevin Gannon

    December 18, 2014 - Statement by CIA Director John Brennan on the Selection of Avril Haines as Deputy National Security Advisor

    December 18, 2014 - Operation Santa Claus: DCIA Presents Toys for Tots to Marines

    December 17, 2014 - CIA Creates a Cloud: An Interview with CIA’s Chief Information Officer, Doug Wolfe, on Cloud Computing at the Agency

    December 17, 2014 - Updated Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments with updated entries for Armenia, Australia, Bahrain, Burkina Faso, Cuba–NDE, Czech Republic, El Salvador, France, Iceland, Israel, Kyrgyzstan, Mali, Malta, Mexico, Niger, Panama, Senegal, Slovenia, Spain, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Yemen, and Zimbabwe. Changes reflect updates in leadership, positions, or the spelling of officials’ names in the country listings during the period December 3 - 15, 2014.

    December 16, 2014 - CIA Artifact of the Week: The Day the Wall Came Down

    December 12, 2014 - CIA Director Brennan Press Conference Regarding the SSCI Study on the Former Detention and Interrogation Program on December 11, 2014.

    December 12, 2014 - Navy Goats and Army Mules: Military Directors of CIA

    December 11, 2014 - Remarks as Prepared for Delivery CIA Director John O. Brennan Response to SSCI Study on the Former Detention and Interrogation Program

    December 9, 2014 - CIA's June 2013 Response to the SSCI Study on the Former Detention and Interrogation Program [PDF 5.4MB]

    December 9, 2014 - Statement from Director Brennan on the SSCI Study on the Former Detention and Interrogation Program

    December 9, 2014 - CIA Fact Sheet Regarding the SSCI Study on the Former Detention and Interrogation Program

    December 5, 2014 - DDCIA Haines Addresses Students at LGBT STEM Conference

    December 5, 2014 - Updated Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments with updated entries for Afghanistan; Armenia; Congo, Democratic Republic of the; Georgia; Indonesia; Iran; Japan; Pakistan; Romania; South Africa; Syria; Venezuela; Yemen. Changes reflect updates in leadership, positions, or the spelling of officials’ names in the country listings during the period November 20 – December 2, 2014.

    December 3, 2014 - Former DCI Webster, Former IGs Return to Celebrate OIG 25 Year Anniversary

    November 2014

    November 26, 2014 - Remembering CIA’s Heroes: Raymond Carlin Rayner

    November 25, 2014 - Updated Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments with updated entries for Belgium, Botswana, Bulgaria, Comoros, Estonia, Fiji, Germany, Grenada, Holy See, Indonesia, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Morocco, New Zealand, Peru, Portugal, Romania, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Sudan, Tanzania, Uzbekistan, Yemen, Zambia. Changes reflect updates in leadership, positions, or the spelling of officials’ names in the country listings during the period November 5 – 19 , 2014.

    November 25, 2014 - CIA Artifact of the Week: Dead Drop Spike

    November 18, 2014 - CIA Artifact of the Week: Enigma Machine

    November 10, 2014 - CIA Artifact of the Week: CIA Semi-Submersible

    November 7, 2014 - A Look Back: 25 Years Since the Fall of the Berlin Wall

    November 6, 2014 - The Release: January 20, 1981

    November 6, 2014 - Updated Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments with updated entries for Botswana; Estonia; Greece; Guatemala; Hungary; Indonesia; Israel; Italy; Latvia; Lithuania; Tunisia. Changes reflect updates in leadership, positions, or the spelling of officials’ names in the country listings during the period October 28 – November 4, 2014.

    November 6, 2014 - The Release: January 20, 1981

    November 5, 2014 - Life in Captivity

    November 4, 2014 - Storming of the Embassy: November 4, 1979

    November 4, 2014 - 444 Days in Tehran: The Story of CIA Officers Held Captive During the Iranian Hostage Crisis

    November 4, 2014 - CIA Artifact of the Week: President Eisenhower Trowel


    October 2014

    October 28, 2014 - Updated Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments with updated entries for Afghanistan; Armenia; Belgium; Denmark; Guinea; Iceland; Iraq; Japan; Kazakhstan; Kuwait; Kyrgyzstan; Nepal; Netherlands; Romania; Singapore; Slovenia; South Africa; Sweden; Uzbekistan; Venezuela; Yemen. Changes reflect updates in leadership, positions, or the spelling of officials’ names in the country listings during the period October 14 – 27, 2014.

    October 28, 2014 - CIA Artifact of the Week: Letter from President Kennedy

    October 21, 2014 - CIA Artifact of the Week: George Kisevalter Cufflinks

    October 20, 2014 - Updated Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments with updated entries for Afghanistan; Antigua and Barbuda; Argentina; Bangladesh; Belgium; Benin; Burundi; Central African Republic; Costa Rica; Cuba—NDE; Denmark; Dominican Republic; Ecuador; Egypt; Finland; France; Georgia; Guatemala; Haiti; Holy See (Vatican City); Iraq; Ireland; Japan; Kazakhstan; Korea, North—NDE; Kyrgyzstan; Mauritius; Netherlands; New Zealand; Nicaragua; Oman; Panama; Papua New Guinea; Peru; Poland; Senegal; Slovenia; Spain ; Sweden; Syria; Tajikistan; Thailand; Turkmenistan; Uganda; Ukraine; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; Venezuela; Yemen; Zambia; and Zimbabwe. Changes reflect updates in leadership, positions, or the spelling of officials’ names in the country listings during the period September 2, 2014 – October 9, 2014.

    October 14, 2014 - CIA Artifact of the Week: Microdot Camera

    October 7, 2014 - CIA Artifact of the Week: Insectothopter

    October 2, 2014 - 2014 CIA Trailblazer Awards Presented


    September 2014

    September 30, 2014 - CIA Artifact of the Week: Stella Uzdawinis’s Office of Strategic Services Pendant

    September 24, 2014 - Safeguarding Our Nation for 67 Years: Presidents and Directors Remember the CIA

    September 23, 2014 - CIA Artifact of the Week: Afghan Saddle

    September 16, 2014 - CIA Artifact of the Week: PRC-112B1 Survival Radio

    September 11, 2014 - CIA Reflects on the Anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001

    September 11, 2014 - Updated Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments with updated entries for Bulgaria; Central African Republic; Columbia; El Salvador; Finland; France; Guinea-Bissau; Ireland; Jordan; Kazakhstan; Mauritania; Moldova; Pakistan; Peru; Romania; Sao Tome and Principe; Senegal; Thailand; Turkey; Vanuatu; Yemen; and Zambia. Changes reflect updates in leadership, positions, or the spelling of officials’ names in the country listings during the period August 13 – September 1, 2014.

    September 9, 2014 - CIA Museum Artifact of the Week: 9/11 Commendation Bar

    September 5, 2014 - CIA Unveils Portrait of Former Director Leon E. Panetta

    September 2, 2014 - CIA Artifact of the Week: OSS Blood Chit


    August 2014

    August 29, 2014: #HISTINT: Aug. 29, 1959: Design Selected for Supersonic Successor to the U-2

    August 26, 2014: CIA Releases DAG Year One Report

    August 26, 2014: Project AZORIAN: The Conclusion

    August 21, 2014: Project AZORIAN: The Recovery

    August 20, 2014: Project AZORIAN: The Ship

    August 19, 2014 - CIA Artifact of the Week: CORONA Film

    August 18, 2014 - Project AZORIAN 40th Anniversary

    August 15, 2014 - What country has the highest life expectancy in the world? Under the References tab go to the Guide to Country Comparisons and click on the People and Society category and find the “Life expectancy at birth” entry. One more click will give you the answer.

    August 15, 2014 - Updated Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments with updated entries for Belize; Cambodia; Colombia; Egypt; El Salvador; Georgia; Guinea; Haiti; India; Iran—NDE; Iraq; Israel; Jamaica; Kiribati; Korea, South; Laos; Maldives; Mali; Moldova; Niger; Panama; Peru; Qatar; Rwanda; Senegal; Slovakia; Somalia; Sri Lanka; Sudan; Taiwan—NDE; Thailand; United Kingdom; and Uruguay. Changes reflect updates in leadership, positions, or the spelling of officials’ names in the country listings during the period July 22, 2014 – August 12, 2014.

    August 14, 2014 - CIA's Diversity & Inclusion Efforts Featured on Advocate.com

    August 12, 2014 - CIA Releases New Publication: Diversity & Inclusion at the CIA

    August 12, 2014 - Updated Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments with updated entries for Angola; Austria; Benin; Bolivia; Botswana; Cameroon; Central African Republic; Ecuador; Egypt; El Salvador; Equatorial Guinea; Fiji; Gabon; Gambia, The; Guinea; Honduras; India; Jordan; Kenya; Korea, South; Laos; Latvia; Liberia; Madagascar; Maldives; Mauritius; Mozambique; Nepal; Pakistan; Romania; Sao Tome and Principe; Sierra Leone; South Africa; South Sudan; Sri Lanka; Sudan; Swaziland; Togo; Tonga; Turkmenistan; Tuvalu; Ukraine; United Arab Emirates; Uzbekistan; and Zambia. Changes reflect updates in leadership, positions, or the spelling of officials’ names in the country listings during the period June 26, 2014 – July 21, 2014.

    August 12, 2014 - CIA Artifact of the Week: William Donovan's Canteen

    August 8, 2014 - CIA Releases Latest Publication, Profiles in Leadership, Directors of the Central Intelligence Agency and Its Predecessors

    August 7, 2014 - CIA Officers' Art on Display at CIA Headquarters

    August 5, 2014 - CIA Artifact of the Week: E Street Complex Sign

    August 1, 2014 - #HISTINT: August 1, 1974 - CIA Turns Over U-2 Program to U.S. Air Force


    July 2014

    July 31, 2014 - CIA Artifact of the Week: "The Man from U.N.C.L.E."

    July 24, 2014 - A Look Back: The First Director of Central Intelligence

    July 24, 2014 - #HISTINT: The National Security Act of 1947

    July 24, 2014 - CIA Artifact of the Week: Beginner's Flaps and Seals Kit

    July 18, 2014 - CIA Museum Featured on Yahoo! News

    July 17, 2014 - CIA Artifact of the Week: Pigeon Camera

    July 16, 2014 - How We Remember Our Fallen

    July 15, 2014 - The Stars on the Wall

    July 14, 2014 - The CIA Memorial Wall

    July 10, 2014 - The People of CIA: An Interview with a DI Analyst

    July 10, 2014 - #HISTINT: July 11, 1941: Coordinator of Information Created

    July 10, 2014 - CIA Artifact of the Week: Donovan's Medal of Honor

    July 10, 2014 - There are 45 landlocked countries in the world; almost all occur in Europe, Africa, and Asia. Only two landlocked countries may be found in the Americas and both are in South America. Can you name them? Check the regional map of South America – under the References tab – to find the answer.

    July 9, 2014 - Director Brennan Hosts General Stanley McChrystal at CIA Headquarters

    July 3, 2014 - CIA Feeds Families

    July 3, 2014 - Message from the Director: Independence Day

    July 3, 2014 - Artifact of the Week: U-2 Aircraft "AQUATONE"

    July 2, 2014 - #HISTINT: U-2 Makes First Flight Over USSR


    June 2014

    June 27, 2014 - Updated Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments with updated entries for Armenia; Azerbaijan; Canada; Chile; El Salvador; Estonia; Finland; Greece; Hungary; Indonesia; Korea, North–NDE; Lebanon; Macedonia; Malawi; Mauritania; Mauritius; Moldova; Montenegro; Nigeria; Panama; Papua New Guinea; Peru; Romania; Senegal; Slovenia; Spain; Sri Lanka; Swaziland; Sweden; Trinidad and Tobago; Ukraine; Venezuela; Yemen; and Zimbabwe. Changes reflect updates in leadership, positions, or the spelling of officials’ names in the country listings during the period June 4-25, 2014.

    June 26, 2014 - Spotlight on CIA's Centers

    June 26, 2014 - CIA Artifact of the Week: "Black Rhythm" Painting by Gene Davis

    June 26, 2014 - There are dozens of monarchies scattered about the globe, but only one of them falls in the Pacific region (Oceania). Can you name this archipelagic country? Hint: It lies in western Polynesia and was formerly referred to as the Friendly Islands. Its capital is Nuku’alofa, which translates as “the abode of love.”

    June 19, 2014 - CIA Celebrates LGBT Pride Month in June

    June 19, 2014 - CIA Artifact of the Week: Subminiature "Dual Use" Camera

    June 12, 2014 - CIA Artifact of the Week: Air America China

    June 12, 2014 - Did you know that the South African national anthem employs the lyrics of five different languages? Check out the “National anthem” entry under South Africa’s Government category to find out more details.

    June 11, 2014 - Remarks for Central Intelligence Agency Director John O. Brennan as Prepared for Delivery at the Conference on the Ethos and Profession of Intelligence, Georgetown University

    June 9, 2014 - CIA to Host National Security Conference at Georgetown University

    June 6, 2014 - CIA Goes Social

    June 6, 2014 - CIA Launches New Social Media Accounts

    June 5, 2014 - CIA Artifact of the Week: William J. Donovan's Desk

    June 5, 2014 - In the People and Society section, the “Urbanization,” “Major urban areas – population,” and “Mother’s mean age at first birth” fields were recently updated.

    June 5, 2014 - Updated Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments with updated entries for Angola; Botswana; Brazil; Chad; Chile; Comoros; Congo, Republic of the; Croatia; Djibouti; El Salvador; Finland; Germany; Guatemala; India; Kyrgyzstan; Laos; Malawi; Marshall Islands; Morocco; Mozambique; Paraguay; Saudi Arabia; Somalia; South Africa; and Tajikistan. Changes reflect updates in leadership, positions, or the spelling of officials’ names in the country listings during the period May 20 – June 3, 2014.


    May 2014

    May 29, 2014 - Spotlight on Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month

    May 29, 2014 - In the People and Society section, the “Dependency ratios” entries – including the youth dependency ratio, the elderly dependency ratio, and the total dependency ratio - have been updated with 2014 estimated data for all countries.

    May 23, 2014 - Director Brennan Reflects on Annual Memorial Ceremony

    May 22, 2014 - Message from the Director: Memorial Day

    May 22, 2014 - CIA Artifact of the Week: NHB Groundbreaking Shovel

    May 22, 2014 – Updated Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments with updated entries for Afghanistan, Algeria, Armenia, Australia, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, China, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Haiti, Indonesia, Kuwait, Malaysia, New Zealand, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Vanuatu, and Venezuela. Changes reflect updates in leadership, positions, or the spellings of officials’ names in the country listings during the period May 2 - 19, 2014.

    May 22, 2014 - There are two entities in Europe whose flags prominently display a key or keys, can you name them? Check the Flags of the World page under the References tab to help you come up with the answer.

    May 19, 2014 - CIA Honors its Fallen in Annual Memorial Ceremony

    May 15, 2014 - Spotlight On CIA's Wounded Warrior Program

    May 15, 2014 - Did you know there are freshwater lakes in the Sahara? Check out the “Geography – note” in the Chad entry to get more info.

    May 15, 2014 - CIA Artifact of the Week: Lapis Lazuli

    May 9, 2014 - CIA Participates in the USA Science & Engineering Festival

    May 8, 2014 - CIA Artifact of the Week: William J. Donovan's Whistle

    May 2, 2014 - Updated Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments with updated entries for Algeria; Belize; Benin; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Chile; China; Egypt; Eritrea; Finland; Georgia; Ghana; Indonesia; Israel; Kazakhstan; Korea, North—NDE; Kyrgyzstan; Laos; Madagascar; Maldives; Moldova; Serbia; Somalia; South Sudan; Turkey; Uruguay; Uzbekistan; and Venezuela. Changes reflect updates in leadership, positions, or the spelling of officials’ names in the country listings during the period April 10 – May 1, 2014.

    May 1, 2014 - FLASHBACK- April 26, 1999: CIA Headquarters Named George Bush Center for Intelligence

    May 1, 2014 - Message from the Director: A Historic Act of Justice

    May 1, 2014 - CIA Artifact of the Week: Francis Gary Powers U-2 Model

    May 1, 2014 - Do you know what country is the largest electricity producer in the world? Click on the References tab, Guide to Country Comparisons - then go to Energy> “Electricity –production” to find out.


    April 2014

    April 24, 2014 - Spotlight on Diversity & Inclusion: Agency Officers Featured on WTOP

    April 24, 2014 - CIA Artifact of the Week: Concealed Camera

    April 17, 2014 - FLASHBACK- April 18, 1983: U.S. Embassy Attacked in Beirut

    April 17, 2014 - Can you name the world’s largest country composed solely of islands? (Hint: 17,508 islands make up this Asian archipelago; some 6,000 are inhabited.)

    April 14, 2014 - CIA Declassifies Agency Role in Publishing Dr. Zhivago (April 11, 2014)

    April 11, 2014 - Updated Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments with updated entries for Algeria; Bolivia; Cabo Verde; Cambodia; Canada; Colombia; Cuba—NDE; Cyprus; Estonia; Ethiopia; France; Germany; Honduras; Korea, North—NDE; Kyrgyzstan; Macedonia; Nigeria; Panama; Peru; Russia; Slovenia; South Sudan; Ukraine; Venezuela; Yemen; and Zambia. Changes reflect updates in leadership, positions, or the spelling of officials' names in the country listings during the period March 15 – April 9, 2014.

    April 10, 2014 - Director Brennan Speaks at CIA Officers Memorial Foundation Dinner

    April 10, 2014 - The equator passes through seven African countries, can you name them? Hint: Check the various World Factbook maps that show Africa to come up with the answer.

    April 4, 2014 - Helping Safeguard Our Nation's Secrets - The Publication Review Board

    April 4, 2014 - Dozens of new photos have recently been uploaded for various Central American and Caribbean nations, most notably Anguilla, Belize, the Cayman Islands, Costa Rica, Guatemala, and Mexico.

    April 3, 2014 - CIA Artifact of the Week: Modified Ladies Makeup Compact


    March 2014

    March 27, 2014 - Spotlight on Sisterhood at the CIA

    March 27, 2014 - In the Ukraine and Russia entries the following statement has been added to the Government section, “Administrative divisions” field: The United States does not recognize Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the municipality of Sevastopol, nor their redesignation as the Republic of Crimea and the Federal City of Sevastopol.

    March 21, 2014 - CIA Celebrates the Life and Legacy of Martin Luther King (March 20, 2014)

    March 21, 2014 - CIA Celebrates Women's History Month

    March 20, 2014 - CIA Artifact of the Week: William J. Donovan's Boots

    March 20, 2014 - Much of the People and Society section of The World Factbook has been updated with the latest data from the US Census Bureau, including the Demography fields of “Population,” “Age structure,” “Median age,” “Population growth rate,” “Birth rate,” “Death rate,” “Net migration rate,” “Sex ratio,” “Infant mortality rate,” “Life expectancy at birth,” and “Total fertility rate.

    March 20, 2014 - Updated Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments with updated entries for Bangladesh, Bhutan—NDE, Brazil, Burma, Burundi, Canada, Colombia, Cote d’Ivoire, Cyprus, Ecuador, Egypt, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Iran-NDE, Iraq, Italy, Lebanon, Lesotho, Luxembourg, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Slovenia, South Africa, Sudan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Tunisia, Ukraine, and Zimbabwe. Changes reflect updates in leadership, positions, or the spelling of officials' names in the country listings during the period February 12 – March 14, 2014.

    March 14, 2014 - CIA Remembers Agency Hero William Buckley

    March 13, 2014 - CIA Celebrates Black History Month

    March 13, 2014 - CIA Artifact of the Week: Caltrop (Tire Spike)

    March 13, 2014 -In the People and Society section, the ethnicity, language, and religion entries have been updated for dozens of countries.

    March 11, 2014 - Remarks by CIA Director John Brennan as prepared for delivery at the Council on Foreign Relations

    March 7, 2014 - Introducing...CIA's Artifact of the Week

    March 7, 2014 - CIA Artifact of the Week: Eloise Page ID

    March 7, 2014 -The Black Sea is one of the largest seas in Europe. Can you name the six countries that border it? Additionally, can you name the peninsula that extends almost halfway into it and is the site of the strategic naval base of Sevastopol? Refer to any of The World Factbook’s maps showing eastern Europe to find the answers.


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