Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

By : Alexus Jones

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1. The Central Intelligence Agency was created in 1947 with the signing of the National Security Act by president Harry S. Truman.

2. The Act also created a director of Central Intelligence (DCI) to serve as head of the United States Intelligence Community.

3. The CIA has ofter been criticized for convert operations in the domestic politics of foreign countries.

4. The CIA was given ( 1949 ) special powers under the Central Intelligence Act.

5. One result of the Intelligence failures relating to Sept , 2001 and Iraq was the reorganzation of 2004, which demoted the director of the CIA and made the CIA and made the CIA one of several agencies overseen by the new position of director of national intelligence .

6. To accomplish its mission , the CIA engages in research , development , and deployment of high leverage technology for intelligence purposes.

7. The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is an independent US. government agency responsible for providing national security intelligence to senior US. policy makers.

8. The function of the Central Intelligence Agency is to assist the director of the Central Intelligence Agency in carrying out the responsibilities outlined above.

9. The director of the Central Intelligence Agency serves as the head of the Central Intelligence Agency and reports to the director of national intelligence.

10. Some of the CIA director's responsibilities include collecting intelligence through human sources and by other appropriate means, except that he shall have no police,subpoena,or law enforcement powers or internal security functions.Correlating and evaluating Intelligence related to the national security and providing appropriate dissemination or such intelligence.

11. The agency was heavily involved in the failed 1961 Bay Of Pigs invasion of Cuba, deeply embarrassing the United States.

12. In 1971 the U.S government acknowledged the the CIA had recruited and paid an army fighting in LAOS.

13. In 1973 the CIA came under congressional investigation for its role in the pentagon papers case.

14. The CIA and made the CIA one of the several agencies overseen by the new position of director of national intelligence.

15. The CIA is responsible for gathering intelligence information espionage, and convert operations.

16. The CIA embarked on its goal of gathering intelligence reports to protect national security.

17. The CIA is denied domestic police powers.

18. The CIA convert operations and receive the most attention.


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