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Decoded: The meaning of these 15 acronyms used in Jack Ryan?


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Amazon Prime Original’s most awaited show, ‘Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan’ is out on Prime Video and has been loved by viewers and being appreciated by critics and influencers! It is the story of the analyst as he uncovers a series of suspicious transactions that take him and his boss James Greer out from behind their desks into the field to hunt down a powerful new threat to the world

The show and its dialogues are replete with numerous references to CIA jargon which blew our mind. It had us constantly goggling the lingo so that we could catch up with this fast-paced series. Turns out, showrunners, Cuse and Roland have inculcated the typical vocabulary of CIA Officers in the show after working very closely with them to keep the show authentic and real. So we did a little bit of homework to give you a quick round-up of the acronyms used in Jack Ryan to help you understand the plot better:

1. NCS – National Clandestine Service

The National Clandestine Service (NCS) is another branch of the CIA. It was created after 3 committees (i) The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (ii) the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and, later, (iii) the Iraq Intelligence Commission, under President George W. Bush, called for reform within US intelligence institutions. Support for such reform was strong in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks and controversial disclosures about the US invasion of Iraq in 2003.

2. SOG – Special Operations Group

The Special Operations Group (SOG) is a department that includes high-threat paramilitary or covert operations with which the US government does not wish to be overtly associated.

3. PAG – Political Action Group

The Political Action Group (PAG) is responsible for covert activities related to political influence, psychological operations, and economic warfare. The rapid development of technology has also added cyber warfare to their mission.

4. CTC – Counter Terrorism Center

Counter Terrorism Center (CTC) is a functional mission office within the CIA’s National Clandestine Service (NCS).If you missed it, In the pilot episode of Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, Jack enters the bullpen behind a door labeled, ‘CTC: Terror Finance and Arms Division.’ Read more

Graham Roland: Jack Ryan is a moral guy in a world that is amoral and sometimes immoral


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Fans of “Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan” franchise will remember the iconic Jack Ryan films like The Hunt for Red October, Patriot Games, Clear and Present Danger and realize that the Amazon Prime Original’s new series on Jack Ryan is nothing like it. It’s an origin story with a whole new take on Jack Ryan.

Jack Ryan is a guy who is a fish out of water. In the beginning of the show, you encounter a character who is just an ordinary officer and not yet the well-respected person in the CIA, unlike the films where he was already a successful and high ranking officer.  Read more

“He was a guy who didn’t know what he was getting into” comments John Krasinski on his character in the Prime Original Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan


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“Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan,” is all set to premiere on Amazon Prime Video on August 31st. This explosive, globe-trotting thriller finds Marine-turned-rookie CIA analyst Jack Ryan racing against the clock to stop a vicious terrorist attack on the US. Epic in scope and packed with action and digital-age spycraft, the eight-episode series marks Jack Ryan’s triumphant return to the screen but this time on the silver screen! Read more

Prime Original series Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan is so REAL, it doesn’t feel like television!


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Tom Clancy’s work has always resonated with fans because of the depth of his novels and his ability to take readers on a journey to a world that feels extremely authentic. His most famous character Jack Ryan, who serves as a full time CIA analyst and an intermittent field officer has now been adapted into a new Prime Original series of the same name, starring John Krasinski.

Jack Ryan’s story is not just entertaining but it also delves into a lot about political and religious conflicts around the world. The story focusses on the unsung heroes who work at lower levels, who go to work every day and try to protect their country. In the Prime Original rendition of Jack Ryan’s tale, he starts as a CIA analyst, handling files. In the process, he comes across a terror organization which unearths a whole new challenge in front of him and the upper echelons of the US government. Read more

5 interesting facts about Jack Ryan that make it the most awaited action adventure show of 2018


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John Krasinski who has previously starred in The Office and A Quiet Place will be seen in the upcoming Prime Original series, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan. The series will premiere on 31st August 2018 and finds the actor in a completely new look as a world-class spy from the paper salesman he used to be in The Office. Krasinski is the latest face of Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan character after Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford, Chris Pine and Ben Affleck.

In the trailer, Jack Ryan is sent into the field for the first time instead of his CIA desk job after he discovers a deadly money trail that spells doomsday for the USA.  Here are some fascinating unknown facts that are sure to pump you up for the show’s release in less than a month.

1. John Krasinski has performed most of the stunts himself while shooting the first season of the show Read more