An Alliance of Expertise and Experience

INSA is the premier intelligence and national security organization that provides a unique venue for collaboration, networking and examination of policy issues and solutions. Representing an unprecedented alliance among senior leaders from the public, private and academic sectors, INSA members form an unparalleled community of experts that collaborate to develop creative, innovative and timely solutions to the intelligence and national security issues facing the United States.

INSA is a non-profit, non-partisan, public-private organization that works to promote and recognize the highest standards within the national security and intelligence communities. INSA members include current and former high-ranking intelligence, military and government agency leaders, analysts, and experts from industry and academia. Drawing on the experience and expertise of this membership, the Intelligence and National Security Alliance provides the thought leadership that identifies crucial intelligence topics, completes strategic research and promotes innovative solutions.

INSA has approximately 160 corporate members, as well as over one-thousand individual members, who are industry leaders within the government, private sector, and academia.

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"The Intelligence Community should expand its contacts with those outside the realm of intelligence by creating at least one not-for-profit sponsored research institute." 

-- The Commission on the Intelligence Capabilities of the United States Regarding Weapons of Mass Destruction, March 31, 2005
INSA Chairman Letitia Long, DNI Clapper and INSA President Chuck Alsup
DIA Director LtGen Vincent Stewart to Keynote 2017 INSA Achievement Awards Ceremony
Posted on 10/25/2016   

Defense Intelligence Agency Director Lieutenant General Vincent R. Stewart (USMC) will keynote the 2017 INSA Achievement Awards ceremony at the United States Institute of Peace on Thursday, February 23, 2017, the Intelligence and National Security Al...

INSA Calls for Swift Action to Modernize Security Processes
Posted on 10/6/2016   

INSA President Chuck Alsup issued the following statement today: Media reports Wednesday of yet another criminal mishandling of classified materials, if true, are greatly troubling and underscore the urgent need for fundamental security reform and mo...

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The mission of INSA is to provide the intelligence and national security communities with a non-partisan catalyst and forum for public-private partnerships to identify, develop and disseminate creative solutions to critical problems through access to committed experts in and out of government.