Office of the National Counterintelligence Executive, U.S. National Intelligence: An Overview 2011 (2011) (full-text).
This document offers an overview of each U.S. intelligence agency and organization.
|“||The U.S. Government uses intelligence to improve and more fully understand the consequences of its national security decisions. Intelligence informs policy decisions, military actions, international negotiations, and interactions with working-level contacts in foreign countries. In some circumstances, intelligence can also aid the efforts of homeland security providers and [first responder]]s.||”|