The CIA World Factbook
Central Intelligence Agency (Author)
DescriptionFrom Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, The CIA World Factbook 2011 offers complete and up-to-date information on the world's nations. This comprehensive guide has been updated for 2011 with detailed information on politics, populations, military expenditures, economics, and much more. For every country on the globe, you'll find detailed maps with new geopolitical data; statistics on the population of each country, with details on literacy rates, HIV prevalence, and age structure; updated data on military expenditures and capabilities; details on prominent political parties and contact information for diplomatic consultation; and more. Originally intended for use by government officials, this is a must-have resource for students, travelers, journalists, and business people with a desire to know more about their world.
October 06, 2010
6.9 X 9.9 X 1.5 inches | 2.25 pounds
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About the Author
The Central Intelligence Agency is an independent agency responsible for providing national security intelligence to senior US policymakers. The CIA is separated into four basic components: the National Clandestine Service, the Directorate of Intelligence, the Directorate of Science & Technology, and the Directorate of Support. They carry out "the intelligence cycle," the process of collecting, analyzing, and disseminating intelligence information to top US governmental officials. They are located in Langley, Virginia.