Nathan Hale, American Spy... Independence Day Video MessageBlog Read More
CIA Director John O. Brennan remembers Nathan Hale and the sacrifices he made in service to freedom and Independence. His statue stands vigilant guard over the Agency and is a continuing reminder to our employees of the duties and sacrifices of an intelligence officer. Click to watch the video.
Statement from Director John Brennan on Improving Leadership Diversity at CIA
The Korean War Controversy: An Intelligence Success or Failure?Featured Story Read More
The CIA became involved in its first “hot war” after North Korea launched an invasion of South Korea on June 25, 1950. Did the Agency warn US policymakers that North Korea would attack its southern neighbor, or was this a serious intelligence failure as many believe? The answer may surprise you.
Remembering CIA's Heroes: John W. WaltzFeatured Story Read More
John Waltz was a lifelong intelligence officer – first in the US Military and then with the CIA. A dedicated patriot, John quickly rose through the ranks, becoming a Station Chief and the head of operations for the Agency’s Near East (NE) division. On June 6, 1965, John became ill and died from medical complications following emergency surgery while serving in the Middle East.
The World Factbook Update for July 2, 2015Read More
What is the northernmost country in the world: Denmark, Canada, Russia, or Norway? Check the Regional and World Maps page > Political Arctic Region map to see which of these four countries comes closest to the North Pole.
CIA Artifact of the Week: “Silver Dollar” Hollow Container