Offices of CIA

 

Offices of CIA

The Central Intelligence Agency is an independent agency responsible for providing national security intelligence to senior US policymakers.

The CIA is separated into five basic components:

Directorate of Intelligence

Directorate of Intelligence

Welcome to the Directorate of Intelligence (DI), where incomplete and sometimes contradictory information is transformed into unique insights that inform US policy decisions. Members of the DI help provide timely, accurate, and objective all-source intelligence analysis on the full range of national security and foreign policy issues to the President, Cabinet, and senior policymakers in the US government.

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National Clandestine Service

National Clandestine Service

The National Clandestine Service (NCS) serves as the clandestine arm of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the national authority for the coordination, de-confliction, and evaluation of clandestine operations across the Intelligence Community of the United States.

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Directorate of Science & Technology

Directorate of Science & Technology

The Directorate of Science and Technology (DS&T) is one of four major components whose employees carry out the CIA's mission. The DS&T brings expertise to solve our nation's most pressing intelligence problems.

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Directorate of Support

Directorate of Support

In CIA's unique environment, support to our intelligence collectors and to our analysts must be focused, agile, integrated, and 100 percent reliable.

The Directorate of Support (DS) provides everything the CIA needs to accomplish its critical mission of defending our nation. Serving side-by-side with our mission colleagues from the Directorate of Intelligence, the Directorate of Science & Technology, and the National Clandestine Service, our job is to ensure that all our mission elements have everything they need for success.

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Offices of the Director

Offices of the Director

In addition, the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (D/CIA) has several staffs that deal with:

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Posted: Dec 19, 2006 02:07 PM
Last Updated: Apr 24, 2013 09:02 AM