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We’re proud to share stories of the employees, operations, and missions that keep our Nation safe.

Life with CIA: An Officer and a Parent (Part 1)

Being a parent is challenging. The CIA workforce, who dedicate themselves to the service of safeguarding the nation while staying in the shadows, face unique hardships and sacrifices when it comes to raising a family and maintaining work-life balance.

We recently asked CIA officers to share their experiences and reflections on what it is like to be a parent while working at CIA.

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Intelligence and Operations

Delve into the world of intelligence gathering and covert operations. Meet the women and men who have spent their careers in and out of the shadows to keep our Nation safe.

Innovation and Tech

At CIA, we’ve pioneered bold and innovative technologies for decades. Learn how our cutting edge solutions have helped solve America’s biggest intelligence challenges.

People and Culture

Take a peek inside the CIA. Discover who we are, learn a little about what we do, and explore some quirky stories that don’t quite fit anywhere else.


A lot happens at the CIA. Browse the latest updates and information about our Agency, including press releases, speeches, recent events, our Ask Molly column, and more.

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