CIA/Directorate of Operations

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Group.png CIA/Directorate of Operations
Predecessor CIA Directorate of Plans
Successor National Clandestine Service
Formation 1 March 1973
Extinction 13 October 2005
Type intelligence agency

The Directorate of Operations was an arm of the CIA from 1 March 1973 when it replaced the Directorate of Plans. It was replaced in turn by the National Clandestine Service on 13 October 2005.[1]

People

Deputy Director for Operations


References

  1. CIA Celebrates 60 Years, CIA, 15 March 2010.
  2. William H. Webster, Chronology of CIA's Senior Management Structure, CIA, 2 July 1991, archived at Federation of American Scientists.
  3. Steve Coll, Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001, Penguin, 2005, p.xv.
  4. Tim Weiner, Facing Ouster, Top U.S. Spy Plans to Retire, New York Times, 3 May 1995.
  5. MAYOR MICHAEL R. BLOOMBERG AND POLICE COMMISSIONER RAYMOND W. KELLY ANNOUNCE APPOINTMENT OF DAVID COHEN IN NEWLY-CREATED POST OF DEPUTY COMMISSIONER OF INTELLIGENCE, Office of the Mayor, City of New York, 24 January 2002.
  6. DCI Announces Departure of Jack Downing, CIA, 7 May 1999.
  7. CIA Deputy Director for Operations Announces Retirement, CIA, 4 June 2004.
  8. Mark Mazzetti, A Storied Operative Returns to the C.I.A., New York Times, 30 May 2006.
  9. Excerpts of Remarks by the CIA Director at Ceremony for the NCS Director, CIA, 28 August 2007.