CIA Style Manual and Writers Guide

The Style Manual & Writers Guide for Intelligence Publications (8th edition, 2011) from the CIA  states: “Good intelligence depends in large measure on clear, concise writing. The information CIA gathers and the analysis it produces mean little if we cannot convey them effectively. The Directorate of Intelligence and the Agency as a whole have always understood that. Both have been home, from their earliest days, to people who enjoy writing and excel at it.” An updated list of acronyms and suggestions for word usage are included.

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