Directorate of Intelligence [DI] Law and Legal Definition

Directorate of Intelligence (DI) is a constituent of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) aimed at protecting U.S. national security interests. DI anticipates and quickly assesses the rapidly evolving international developments and their positive and negative impact on US policy concerns. DI is made up of 13 offices namely, the CIA Crime and Narcotics Center, the CIA Weapons, Intelligence, Nonproliferation, and Arms Control Center, the Counterintelligence Center Analysis Group, the Information Operations Center Analysis Group, the Office of Asian Pacific, Latin American, and African Analysis, the Office of Collection Strategies and Analysis, the Office of Corporate Resources, the Office of Iraq Analysis, the Office of Near Eastern and South Asian Analysis, the Office of Policy Support, the Office of Russian and European Analysis, the Office of Terrorism Analysis, and the Office of Transnational Issues. Among them four offices concentrate on regional political and economic issues, six examine broad transnational issues, and three focus on policy, collection, and staff support.