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Pop Quiz: Can You Name That NSA Program?

While charting the National Security Agency's surveillance programs, we found some programs with particularly perplexing names. Can you match the program name with its reported purpose? Each program name is listed as a separate question. Select its purpose from the options below each photo. 

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