Center for the Study of Intelligence

The Center for the Study of Intelligence (CSI) serves as a trusted repository of unclassified intelligence articles, publications, and scholarship.

Through deep analysis of history and recent past experiences, CSI remains on the cutting edge of intelligence analysis and collection.

Featured Publications

Volume 65, No. 4 (December 2021)
Volume 65, No. 3 (September 2021-Special Issue)
Notes From Our Attic

Books and Monographs

Open-source publications on intelligence topics.

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Studies in Intelligence

CSI’s professional journal, Studies in Intelligence, publishes articles, reviews, and analysis from the U.S. Intelligence Community and from intelligence experts and scholars throughout the world.

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CIA Museum

The CIA Museum is the leading national archive of declassified intelligence artifacts, culture, and history.

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Studies Articles and Book Reviews

Indexes of once classified material we have approved to be published. [Note: Indexes do not link to specific articles. Visit the below archives if you wish to browse articles.]

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Book reviews, by author

Book reviews, by title

Studies Archives

The Archives features over 600 articles from CSI’s 50-year-old professional journal, Studies in Intelligence.

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About the Center for the Study of Intelligence

CSI’s core mission is to enhance the effectiveness of CIA and the Intelligence Community at large. By learning from the past and assessing current practices, CSI prepares intelligence officers for future challenges. CSI publishes a quarterly journal, books, monographs, documentary films, and web-based content. The CIA Museum is also part of CSI’s range of products.

All statements of fact, opinion, or analysis expressed in Studies in Intelligence and publications are those of the authors. They do not necessarily reflect official positions or views of CIA or any other U.S. government entity, past or present. Nothing in the contents should be construed as asserting or implying U.S. government endorsement of an article’s factual statements and interpretations.

How to Request CSI Publications

CSI’s documents are prepared for U.S. government officials. Publications are not generally available to the public directly from CIA.

The public can request and purchase copies from:

Government Printing Office (GPO)
Superintendent of Documents
P.O. Box 391954
Pittsburgh, PA 15250-7954
Phone: (202) 512-1800
Fax: (202) 512-2250