Strategic Intelligence Directorate

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Strategic Intelligence Directorate (SCID) "incorporates NCIS, Air Force Office of Special Investigations, Army Intelligence and Security Command, and DoD CIFA personnel and operates in Baghdad, Irbil, Hillah, and Basra to counter foreign intelligence and terrorist activities. SCID personnel recruit informants, investigate terrorist attacks, process evidence from raids, and interrogate detainees. SCID activities have resulted in the prevention of terrorist attacks, seizure of weapons caches, and the identification and arrest of insurgents. SCID personnel frequently operate with the Iraqi court system to support the prosecution of insurgents. The SCID Baghdad is a joint effort charged with conducting counter-intelligence operations throughout the Iraqi theater."[1]

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