Words, Terms and Codes
Here is a reference
resource for all those spy codes and covert talk.
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- IAKHBAL –
Israeli police unit that fights organized crime.
- ICBM –
an acronym for instant calm breath method, a way to overcome
the flight-or-fight reflex (panic). Also reduces
- ICBM - Intercontinental
Ballistic Missiles. Capable of international nuclear assaults
from almost any range
- ILD –
one of China's security services.
- ILLEGAL –
an intelligence officer operating in a foreign nation without
the protection of diplomatic immunity.
- IMINT –
acronym for image intelligence.
the secret movement of an operative into a target area
with the intent that his or her presence will go undetected.
- INFORMANT –
a legitimate member of a target group providing intelligence
to the surveillance team.
- INFO WAR –
Information Warfare, modern propaganda through
POSTCARD - a postcard with an innocuous message
sent to an address in a neutral country to verify the
continued security of an undercover operative.
- INTELLIGENCE OFFICER
– a trained member of an
intelligence agency, an employee on salary.
- INTERPOL –
international police body that coordinates the intelligence
gathering and investigative activities of member police
- INVESTIGATIVE SPECIALIST
– the FBI's name for a
surveillance operative (vehicle or foot). Pay grade GS-7 to
GS-10. See also SSG.
- IRA –
an underground group in Northern Ireland.
- ISTIKHBARAT AL ASKARIYA
– Libyan military
- ITAC –
an acronym for International Terrorist Assessment Center,
located in Washington DC.