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
Suzanne Wilson-Houck Named INSA’s First Chief Operating Officer
Posted on 5/13/2016   

Suzanne Wilson-Houck has been named chief operating officer of the Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA), the public-private nonprofit organization announced....

Longtime CIA Official John E. McLaughlin to Receive 32nd William Oliver Baker Award
Posted on 2/10/2016   

John E. McLaughlin, a former acting director of central intelligence (DCI) who spent three decades championing the development of intelligence analysis at the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), has been selected to receive the 32nd William Oliver Bak...

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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.