Welcome. We’re glad you’re here to learn more about the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). The CIA is an independent US government agency that provides national security “intelligence” to key US leaders so they can make important, informed decisions. CIA employees gather intelligence (or information) in a variety of ways, not just by “spying” like you see in the movies or on TV (though we do some of that, too). On the following pages, you can read more about us, play some games, and help us solve some puzzles. Throughout this section, you’ll also see some top secret things you won’t find anywhere else.
So if you’re ready to learn more about the CIA, our employees, and what we do every day, click the appropriate link above and we’ll start you on your way.