Offices of CIA


The Political Islam Strategic Analysis Program

The Political Islam Strategic Analysis Program (PISAP) was established in 2004 in recognition that forces that have not traditionally been studied, in a comprehensive manner, by the Intelligence Community needed to be examined as they affect the national security interests of the United States. The effort does not focus on Islam as a religion or on the worldwide Muslim community; rather, it examines those movements and organizations that use religion for political purposes and use religious ideology to attempt to change the existing political, social, or economic order:

  • PISAP relies on regional and functional expertise to promote, consolidate, and integrate multidisciplinary analysis on worldwide developments of interest to the US policy community.

Posted: May 06, 2007 03:08 PM
Last Updated: Jul 19, 2011 10:07 AM