U.S. leaders need accurate information to make important decisions. They turn to the CIA to get it. Around the clock, members of the CIA are hard at work. As covert officers secretly gather intelligence, analysts are busy studying it. CIA scientists develop high tech spy gear. But no matter their job, CIA members share a common goal of keeping the country safe.
About the Author
Award-winning author Sean McCollum has written more than 30 nonfiction books and hundreds of articles for children and teens. Currently living in the United States Virgin Islands in the Caribbean Sea, he has sailed on ships big and small, and always checks where the lifeboats are stowed.
Table of Contents
Introduction: Mission Accomplished 4
Chapter 1 What Does the CIA Do? 6
Chapter 2 CIA Jobs: Training and Duties 16
Chapter 3 The Special Activities Division 24
Chapter 4 Tools and Tactics of CIA Spies 28
Chapter 5 Triumphs and Challenges 40
Read More 47
Internet Sites 47