compartmented compartmented


  • (adj) divided up or separated into compartments or isolated units


  1. "I think it was unfortunate but we had a system that kept that in a very compartmented manner," Powell said. "And so I was apart that these enhanced interrogation techniques were being considered. And they were judged not to be torture at the...
    on May 25, 2009 By: Colin Powell Source: OpEdNews

  2. As former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) operative Robert Baer commented on the timing of the announcement: "It makes no sense to make the announcement then. Presumably, everything [al-Qaeda] does is compartmented. By announcing to everybody in...
    on Aug 10, 2004 By: Robert Baer Source: Asia Times Online

  3. "On July 20th, the top secret special compartmented information report that went directly to him quotes from an intelligence report saying, 'Violence is so out of hand, so extensive that it is self-sustaining,'" Woodward said.
    on Sep 7, 2008 By: Bob Woodward Source: CBS News

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