Under the provisions of the national security act of 1947, the national security council (nsc) and the central intelligence agency (cia) were created the act charged the cia with coordinating the nation’s intelligence activities and correlating, evaluating, and disseminating intelligence that affects national security.
Cia, formation and history michael j o'neal united states military planners had always relied on intelligence during wartime, but it was not until world war ii that the us government began collecting intelligence systematically.
The true -- and shocking -- history of the cia an on-the-record master history of the cia has finally been published, and it lesson is that an incompetent intelligence agency can be as great a threat to national security as not having one at all. Cia data collection and analysis was important for arms control negotiations with the soviet union throughout the cold war and for determining us strategy during the 1962 cuban missile crisis, when president john f kennedy relied on information gathered by the cia through soviet double agent colonel oleg penkovsky.
In september of 1947 the central intelligence agency (cia) was realised and hatched, the eventuality of the intelligence reformation in the united states occurring after the second world war. Central intelligence agency (cia) established 18 september 1947, duration: 70 years the cia was created under the national security act of 1947, which president truman signed on july 26, 1947 the cia officially came into existence on september 18 that same year.
History of formation of the cia 2504 words mar 29th, 2008 11 pages in september of 1947 the central intelligence agency (cia) was realised and hatched, the eventuality of the intelligence reformation in the united states occurring after the second world war.
The role of cia in the history of the united states of america.