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See also Foreign Affairs Manual and Handbook:

U.S. Department of State Foreign Affairs Manual Volume 1 -- Organization and Function

[9 pages]


(TL:ORG-81; 10-01-1999)


1 FAM 431.1 Responsibilities

(TL:ORG-62; 1-31-95)

a. Provides intelligence support for the Secretary of State, other Department principals and policy bureaus and directs the Department's program of research and analysis.

b. Serves as the representative of the Secretary of State in the Intelligence Community, conducts liaison with the Director of Central Intelligence and the Intelligence Community for the Department, and participates in all community intelligence analysis.

c. Assists in coordinating all U.S. intelligence activities with U.S. foreign policy, and that all policies and directives relating to intelligence activities (including dissemination of intelligence relating to foreign policy) are carried out in accordance with the law and Executive Order 12333 dated December 4, 1981.

d. Issues all taskings from the Department to intelligence agencies for intelligence.

e. Maintains information management systems to ensure efficient, timely receipt, processing and dissemination of intelligence materials to perform its role as a member of the Intelligence Community and to support the Department.

f. Provides for secure handling of sensitive intelligence materials within the Department. Approves or disapproves proposals by Department offices for declassification or exceptional use of any information derived from intelligence sources.

g. Has substantive responsibility for the following Department regulatory publications:

(1) Foreign Affairs Manual Volume 1 (Organization and Functions) subchapter 1 FAM 430 -- Bureau of Intelligence and Research (INR);

(2) Foreign Affairs Manual Volume 2 (General) subchapter 2 FAM 110 (partial) and its related Foreign Affairs Handbook in its entirety (Classified Intelligence Handbook, to be published in 1995).

1 FAM 431.2 Organization

(TL:ORG-62; 1-31-95)


(TL:ORG-81; 10-01-1999)


1 FAM 431.3 Authorities

(TL:ORG-62; 1-31-95)

a. Executive Order 12333 dated December 4, 1981.

b. 22 U.S.C. Sections 2651a and 2656.

c. 50 U.S.C. Sections 413-414.

d. National Security Act of 1947, as amended.

e. Intelligence Organizations Act of 1992 (Public Law 102-496).

f. Other authorities, as appropriate.

g. Presidential Directive, dated January 25, 1963

h. Executive Order 12048 dated March 27, 1978

i. Other authorities, as appropriate.


(TL:ORG-62; 1-31-95)

a. Is the senior deputy and alter ego to the Assistant Secretary and serves in his or her absence.

b. Assists in planning and supervising the substantive work of the Bureau and is responsible for overall management.

c. Represents the Department on numerous intelligence coordinating groups and formulates the Department's position within the Intelligence Community.

d. Directly supervises 3 offices, as directed by the Assistant Secretary.

1 FAM 432.1 Office of the Executive Director


(TL:ORG-62; 1-31-95)

Provides executive direction for the full range of management and administrative services, including organization, budget, personnel, communications, security, general services, and data processing systems.

1 FAM 432.2 Office of Politico-Military Analysis and Warning (INR/PDAS/PMW)

(TL:ORG-62; 1-31-95)

Produces analysis of issues and actions relating to Politico-Military Affairs, and serves as the INR warning component.

1 FAM 432.3 Office of Strategic and Proliferation Affairs (INR/PDAS/SPA)

(TL:ORG-62; 1-31-95)

Produces analysis on weapons of mass destruction and their delivery systems, as well as the unauthorized transfer of dual-use and military technology world-wide.

1 FAM 432.4 Office Of Research (INR/PDAS/R)

(TL:ORG-81; 10-01-1999)

a. Commissions and manages studies of foreign public and elite opinion around the world on major policy issues.

b. Produces written analyses of foreign opinion for high-level policy makers and briefs results to officials.

c. Produces daily analyses of foeign media editorial commentary on major policy issues for officials in Washington, D.C. and abroad.


(TL:ORG-62; 1-31-95)

a. Manages a comprehensive program of current and long-term intelligence analysis for the Department, based on information from all sources for the Secretary and the Department's principal policy officers.

b. Directly supervises 9 offices and one staff, as directed by the Assistant Secretary.

1 FAM 433.1 Geographic Office Directors

(TL:ORG-62; 1-31-95)

a. Geographic Office Directors manage offices which produce analysis of issues relating to their countries of assignment.

b. The Geographic offices are:

(1) Office of Analysis for Africa (INR/AN/AA), responsible for sub-Saharan Africa.

(2) Office of Analysis for East Asia and the Pacific (IN/RAN/EAP), responsible for East Asia and the Pacific.

(3) Office of Analysis for Europe and Canada (INR/RAN/EUC), responsible for Canada and all European countries, excluding the Baltics, Russia, and Ukraine.

(4) Office of Analysis for Inter-American Affairs (INR/RAN/IAA), responsible for Latin America and the Caribbean.

(5) Office of Analysis for Near East and South Asia (INR/RAN/NESA), responsible for the Near East, including North Africa, and South Asia.

(6) Office of Analysis for Russia and Eurasia (INR/RAN/REA), responsible for Russia and all other states which were formerly a part of the Soviet Union.

1 FAM 433.2 Office of Economic Analysis (INR/AN/EC)

(TL:ORG-62; 1-31-95)

Produces analysis of international economic issues.

1 FAM 433.3 Office of The Geographer and Global Issues (INR/AN/GGI)

(TL:ORG-62; 1-31-95)

a. Produces analysis of issues relating to international boundaries, territorial disputes, maritime jurisdictions and resources, environmental and energy issues, refugee and migration affairs, humanitarian crises and UN affairs, and international organizations.

b. In consultation with country directors, determines official geographic nomenclature used by U.S. Government agencies.

c. Advises the Department and other Federal agencies on geographic and cartographic matters. Produces maps for the Department, reviews maps and charts produced by other agencies, and participates in intragency geographic-related functions and issues.

d. The Office Director serves as The Geographer of the United States.

1 FAM 433.4 Office of Publications (INR/AN/PUB)

(TL:ORG-62; 1-31-95)

Standardizes format, assures quality in INR publications, and edits and produces all Bureau publications, including the Secretary's Morning Intelligence Summary.

1 FAM 433.5 External Research Staff (INR/AN/RES)

(TL:ORG-62; 1-31-95)

a. Organizes and funds conferences and studies which facilitate the interchange of experience and ideas between outside experts and U.S. Government officials.

b. Provides briefings for newly appointed U.S. ambassadors on key issues pertaining to their assignment.

c. Manages on behalf of the Secretary of State the Russian, Eurasian, and East European Research and Training Program.

d. Represents INR on Intelligence Community bodies concerned with the planning, coordination, and quality of analytical intelligence production.


(TL:ORG-62; 1-31-95)

a. Coordinates the Department's involvement with intelligence activities and is the focal point for liaison between the Department, Chiefs of Mission (COMs), and the Intelligence Community for matters relating to management of intelligence activities.

b. Develops Department positions on intelligence and counterintelligence policy issues that directly affect foreign policy and embassy concerns.

c. Represents the Department on the National Counter Intelligence Policy Board.

d. Serves as the Department's focal point for resolution of problems arising between the Department and other agencies on intelligence matters.

e. Manages a program of analysis regarding terrorism and narcotics.

f. Supervises 4 offices, as directed by the Assistant Secretary.

1 FAM 434.1 Office of Intelligence Liaison (INR/IPC/IL)

(TL:ORG-62; 1-31-95)

a. Manages, on behalf of the Executive Branch, the tasking and evaluation of diplomatic and foreign policy related reporting from U.S. missions and posts abroad.

b. Coordinates Department oversight and vetting of proposals for special intelligence collection operations, including reconnaissance programs and other sensitive intelligence activities.

c. Provides liaison with U.S. Government intelligence agencies' designated foreign intelligence representatives.

d. Briefs U.S. ambassadors and other principal officers on their rights and responsibilities in coordinating intelligence activities within their missions.

e. Serves as the focal point within the Department for all military attache activities.

f. Collaborates with regional bureaus and other elements of the Department on the assignments and activities of publications procurement officers.

g. Assists in the tasking and evaluation of reporting between the Department and posts.

h. Provides foreign maps and publications for the Department and other Federal agencies.

1 FAM 434.2 Office of Intelligence Resources (INR/IPC/IRE)

(TL:ORG-62; 1-31-95)

a. Provides support, representation, and coordination regarding technical intelligence programs and issues. Works closely with other intelligence agencies, the Department, and Foreign Service posts in planning, implementing, and evaluating technical collection activities.

b. Coordinates the Department's actions on U.S. relations with foreign technical intelligence services.

c. Develops and represents the Department's requirements and priorities for intelligence from technical systems, and advises Department officers on the use of intelligence produced by those systems.

d. Coordinates actions on other technical issues as requested by other agencies or as directed by the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Intelligence Policy and Coordination (INR/IPC).

1 FAM 434.3 Office of Intelligence Coordination (INR/IPC/IC)

(TL:ORG-62; 1-31-95)

a. Coordinates with the Intelligence Community on a variety of issues, as directed by the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Intelligence Policy and Coordination (INR/IPC).

b. Develops law enforcement related intelligence policy for the Department.

c. Acts as the principal point of contact for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

d. Represents the Department of State on a series of interagency groups related to intelligence matters.

e. Issues annual instructions to posts on handling asylum requests ( 2 FAM 227 ). In preparing such instructions, INR/IC coordinates with L/HRR and A/IM/CST/MMS/DIR, as well as other interested offices and elements of other agencies.

1 FAM 434.3 Office of Terrorism and Narcotics Analysis (INR/IPC/TNA)

(TL:ORG-62; 1-31-95)

Produces analysis of issues involving worldwide terrorist groups and their actions, and the international narcotics trade and trafficking groups.