The internal structure of any bureacratic organization is largely a function of agency of activity and logistics. Below is a published chart indicating a rough description of the organization of one of the better known intelligence agencies, the CIA. Since a large degree of the activity of such agencies is clandestine, it is likely that many functional departments of the CIA woudln’t be published on such a chart. In fact – it wasn’t until the 1960s that the existence of the CIA was even admitted to officially, despite it’s establishment shortly after world war two.
THE INTERNATIONAL INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY: KNOWN AGENCIES
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Country Studies / Area Handbooks Library of Congress Federal Research Division
Brassey’s International Intelligence Yearbook by Robert D’A. Henderson, Brassey’s Inc