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The Central Intelligence Agency is an official United States government organization concerned with matters of national security and intelligence. It is known widely in popular culture as an enigmatic, powerful entity, often theorized to have a hand in a wide variety of suspicious events and phenomena.

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Did the CIA sell drugs in the US?

According to Pulitzer prize-winning journalist Gary Webb in his controversial article series The Dark Alliance For the better part of a decade, a San Francisco Bay Area drug ring sold tons of ...
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Was there a large, illegal CIA project called “MKULTRA”?

Was there an illegal CIA project called MKULTRA, and if-so what did it involve and when did it end? Did it involve, as suggested in a quote from Ted Kennedy, a massive conspiracy involving dozens of ...
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Was the term “conspiracy theorist” made popular by the CIA?

I have seen the following infographic on facebook recently. The text reads: Did you know... The term "conspiracy theorist" was a term made popular by the CIA to stop critical thinkers from asking ...