CIA Releases Diversity & Inclusion Strategy for 2016-2019Press Release Read More
This strategy presents a unified roadmap for diversity and inclusion goals, actions, and accountability measures at CIA over the next three years. It builds upon the foundational work of previous studies, which identified barriers and factors that undermined greater diversity and inclusion within CIA’s workforce and leadership ranks.
Bush as Director of Central IntelligenceFeatured Story Read More
CIA recently welcomed former President George H.W. Bush back to CIA headquarters to mark the 40th anniversary of his swearing-in as Director of Central Intelligence. Learn why Bush's tenure marked a turning point for the Agency, and why he remains one of the most beloved directors in CIA's history.
How To Investigate a Flying SaucerFeatured Story Read More
CIA’s concern over UFOs was substantial until the early 1950s because of the potential threat to national security from these unidentified flying objects. Most officials did not believe the sightings were extraterrestrial in origin; they were instead concerned the UFOs might be new Soviet weapons. Still, we know a thing or two about how to investigate a flying saucer.
Take a Peek Into Our “X-Files”Blog Post Read More
CIA declassified hundreds of documents in 1978 detailing the Agency’s investigations into unidentified flying objects. To help navigate the vast amount of data contained in our FOIA UFO collection, we’ve decided to highlight a few documents both skeptics and believers will find interesting. The truth is out there; click on the links to find it.
The World Factbook Update for February 5, 2016Read More
Do you know where the Norman Isles are? Check Appendix F: Cross-Reference List of Geographic Names to find the more common name for the isles, the names of the two main islands, as well as their latitude and longitude.
Artifact of the Week: Black RhythmCIA Museum Collection Read More
This is the Agency’s only work by Gene Davis, one of the most noted of the Washington Color School artists. In a conscious effort to “purify” his work, he reduced painting to the fewest possible elements: equal-width stripes. The stripes, like a drummer’s beat, provide the unity through which colors interact.