Have You Met CBI, The Hidden Son Of The Marriage Between The CIA And The FBI?

CBI? Not The California Bureau Of Investigation.

Ahmadou DIALLO ✪
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7 min readMay 14, 2020


Photo by Aditya Ali on Unsplash

The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is a guy that always focuses on his external struggles, trying to seek the validation of others.

On a Saturday, CIA went out to a rock & roll party with some friends. There she was, hitting the dance floor.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) was a strong and powerful woman. She likes to reflect on her inner strength and always tries to reach that inner peace.

Yet when she was dancing, she just was taking all the attention from the dance floor.

CIA looks at her and smiles. He invites her to dance. FBI smiles back, gives her a hand, and they head to the floor.

Suddenly the DJ announces on the mic: this is slow times, guys. Enjoy this brand new song from Elvis Presley, Can’t Help Falling In Love:

The song is only 3 minutes long. Yet, for CIA, it feels like it’s only 3 seconds.

The song ends, and he asks FBI if he can buy her a drink.

And this, CBI, is how I met your father, said FBI to her 15-year-old son.

CIA and FBI struggled a lot before agreeing that the name of their only son would be a mix of each of their names. Being a gentleman, CIA gave the first letter and let FBI give the remaining two.

It is the tradition in the ABC family. Only 3 letters for each member of the family.

What does CBI stand for?

If, like me, you were a fan of the hit TV show, The Mentalist from CBS, you would have heard him give some hints in the video below:

Yet this is not what CBI stands for, for me.

Let’s roll back to October 2019 in Toulouse, France.

Here I am having a lot of impact and way too active on the social platform of Airbus, the Hub.

I have been posting a vlog every month since 2018. I have been posting 1 African proverb in the Airbus Africa community daily since the end of 2017.



Ahmadou DIALLO ✪

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