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Cash in Advance

A payment term meaning the buyer pays the seller before shipment is effected.

Cash in Advance

Commonly abbreviated CIA. A transaction in which the good or service is paid in full before the good is delivered or the service is rendered. It is also called cash before delivery (CBD) and cash with order.
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Interrogators sometimes used harsh tactics not condoned by CIA superiors or White House legal officials.
The CIA implemented another extreme method when at least five detainees were fed through their rectum.
Junior officers were tasked with oversight of detention facilities and untrained CIA officers interrogated detainees unsupervised.
He said: "There was a surprising twoway influence between the CIA and the James Bond novels during the Cold War, stemming from the mutual admiration between Allen Dulles and Ian Fleming.
Other noteworthy CIA products that military professionals should be aware of are The World Fact Book, the CIA's regularly published online directory of Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments, and unclassified extracts from CIA's professional journal called Studies in Intelligence.
The same day as the raid in Abbottabad, the CIA deputy director, Michael Morell, briefed the Senate Intelligence Committee, and two days later CIA director Leon Panetta himself led a second such briefing.
3) The interrogations of CIA detainees were brutal and far worse than the CIA represented to policymakers
Insisting on anonymity, another scientist wryly described the difficulties of working within the confines of the CIA project.
To accomplish its expanded mission, the CIA Unit significantly augmented its staff.
That the Forest Service was thus somehow linked to the CIA through Reagan.
December 2007: The New York Times reveals that the CIA has destroyed dozens of videotapes of some of the CIA's earliest interrogations that used waterboarding and other ''enhanced interrogation techniques'' on al-Qaida detainees.
The CIA "does not, as a rule, address spurious claims from terrorist groups," CIA spokeswoman Jennifer Youngblood was quoted by the Washington Post Tuesday as saying.