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Government Documents - Intelligence Agencies: Overview of intelligence agencies

This guide provides an outline of the publications of intelligence agencies available in the Government Documents & Maps Department.

Intelligence Agencies

As far as can be determined, there are currently 16 intelligence agencies in the U.S. government, although other agencies sometimes carry out intelligence-related tasks. Many of the following agencies are part of the Department of Defense. An overview of these agencies briefly describes what each does. Links below lead either to the agency's website or to a LibGuide about the agency.

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