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U.S. Government

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
The CIA’s mission is to support the President, the National Security Council, and all officials who make and execute U.S. national security policy.

CIA Factbook
The Factbook is an annual summary and update to the encyclopedic National Intelligence Survey studies.

International Information Programs
(formerly United States Information Agency)
International Information Programs focuses on U.S. foreign policy, international trade, and a variety topics of interest worldwide such as international security, economic issues, and human rights.

U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC)
The DOC fosters U.S. business and industry; stimulates international trade; measures and analyzes social development and economic activity; advances our nation’s scientific and technological capabilities; and understands, predicts, and protects the natural environment.

U.S. Department of Defense (DOD)
The DOD manages a comprehensive inventory of installations and facilities to ensure America has all the assets necessary to keep Americans safe.

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
DHS prevents and deters terrorist attacks and protects against and responds to threats and hazards to the nation. DHS ensures safe and secure borders, welcomes lawful immigrants and visitors, and promotes the free-flow of commerce.

U.S. Department of State
The State Department secures the safety and interests of the United States internationally and serves as a protector of United States' citizens abroad.

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
USAID is an independent agency that provides economic, development and humanitarian assistance around the world in support of the foreign policy goals of the United States.

United States Institute of Peace (USIP)
USIP is a federal nonpartisan institution working to decrease and solve international conflicts.

The White House
This site provides updates on the President's activities and goals as well as recent speeches and other information.

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