Secret CIA spy gadgets go public: photos

Secret CIA spy gadgets go public: photos

Summary: When you think CIA, the last word likely to come to mind is "open". And yet the US spy organisation has begun to lift the lid — albeit ever so slightly — in a bid to cultivate public support. In fact, the agency recently launched a retooled website, complete with YouTube and Flickr channels.

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    This silk escape and evasion map was printed with waterproof dyes just in case the map ever got wet.

  • (Credit: CIA)

    Allied photo interpreters used this stereoscope during World War II to view filmed images of enemy territory in 3D.

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Topics: Government, Government AU, Privacy, Security

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