|Seal of the C.I.A. - Central Intelligence Agency of the United States Government (Photo credit: Wikipedia)|
- Warning American leaders of important overseas events, with Pakistan described as an "intractable target".
- Counterintelligence, with China, Russia, Iran, Cuba, and Israel described as "priority" targets.
- The Directorate of Intelligence, responsible for all-source intelligence research and analysis
- The National Clandestine Service, formerly the Directorate of Operations, which does clandestine intelligence collection and covert action
- The Directorate of Support
- The Directorate of Science and Technology
General Counsel and Inspector General
Influencing public opinion
Directorate of Intelligence
- The Office of South Asia Analysis (OSA)
- The Office of Russian and European Analysis (OREA)
Support and general units
National Clandestine Service
Directorate of Science and Technology
- harnessing techniques for its own use
- countering any new intelligence technologies the Soviets might develop.
Directorate of Support
- The Office of Security
- The Office of Communications
- The Office of Information Technology