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(CIA), independent executive bureau of the U.S. government established by the National Security Act of 1947, replacing the wartime Office of Strategic Services (1942–45), the first U.S. espionage and covert operations agency.
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amnesia victim whose identity becomes doubtful when the same identity is claimed by an insane woman. [Ital. Drama: Pirandello As You Desire Me in Sobel, 35]


(1) (Confidentiality-Integrity-Availability) A widely used formulation of the INFOSEC mission of the U.S. military. Also known as the "Classic Triad," the three concepts fail to include important problems intuitively seen as breaches of security, forgeries or counterfeits, mislabeling of data and problems of data usability. See Parkerian Hexad.

(2) (CiA) See CAN bus.
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The proximity of CIAR with this economic policy organization did not go unnoticed by the Latin American artistic community as well as by the general public, which often perceived it as an "establishment-elite" Rockefeller institution.
Some artists, worried about these connections, proposed to Stanton Catlin that the CIAR Art Gallery be a branch space of MoMA.
Given these assumptions, the relation between politically-committed Latin American artists in New York and CIAR was contentious from the beginning.
In March 1971, a group of artists decided to boycott a contemporary exhibition scheduled at CIAR for the end of April.
The location of CIAR in the midst of Upper East Side and the support given by powerful businessmen made a large portion of the artistic community distrust CIAR as a legitimate place to exhibit their works.
3 (Jenkins and Guerin 1994) based on data from the first 12 cities to CIAR on 10 August 1994, just in time for CIAR to submit it to OSHA as CIAR's comment.
1996) in a response to a journal article criticizing CIAR funding of tobacco-related research such as the 16 Cities Study (Barnes and Bero 1996); Green described the 16 Cities Study as the only authoritative SHS study OSHA had before it for consideration on the proposed Indoor Air Quality Standard and "the largest, most relevant, and most representative study of its kind, using the most appropriate analytical methodology" (Green 1997a).
1992), a book on SHS that CIAR commissioned Jenkins and Guerin to write.
In 1997, however, a study (Sapphire Group 1997) using the 16 Cities data set for CIAR by the Sapphire Group, a risk assessment consulting firm (Tardiff 1996, 1997, 1998), reported that the 16 Cities data showed a significant association between workplace concentrations of SHS components and the number of cigarettes being smoked.