Conduct Covert Action

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Special Activities Division - Covert Action
... law, the CIA is authorized to collect intelligence, conduct counterintelligence and to conduct covert action by the National Security Act of 1947 ... This order defined covert action as "special activities," both political and military, that the U.S ... by the President of the United States in order to conduct these activities under the Hughes-Ryan amendment to the 1991 Intelligence Authorization Act ...

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