5 Facts About Central Intelligence Agency

1. Central Intelligence Agency was created on July 26, 1947, when Harry S Truman signed the National Security Act into law.

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2. The first public mention of the "Central Intelligence Agency" appeared on a command-restructuring proposal presented by Jim Forrestal and Arthur Radford to the US Senate Military Affairs Committee at the end of 1945.

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3. The DCI's title now is "Director of the Central Intelligence Agency", serving as head of the CIA.

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4. The restructuring of the entire Central Intelligence Agency is to be revamped according to a new model whereby governance is modeled after the structure and hierarchy of corporations, said to increase the efficiency of workflow and to enable the executive director to manage day-to-day activity significantly.

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5. Mike McConnell, former Director of National Central Intelligence Agency, was about to publicize an investigation report of outsourcing by US intelligence agencies, as required by Congress.

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