The CIA publications library houses material on intelligence history, international relations, the Cold War, and more.

Featured Publications

The Agency

Take an inside look at what makes our Agency’s work so important to the Nation.

Intelligence History

Explore how the intelligence community has evolved through peace, war, and policy.

International Relations

Review the role of the intelligence community and our Agency on the global stage.

Cold War

Explore the complex strategy and captivating events that defined the Cold War era.

Prepublication Classification Review Board

Interested in publishing your work? If you’re a current or former CIA employee or contractor, you’ll need to submit your publication to the Prepublication Classification Review Board (formerly called the Publication Review Board). The Prepublication Classification Review Board reviews all publications prior to public release to protect classified information and U.S. national security.

Learn About the Review Process